There seems to be a huge misconception that lifting weights makes women look like men.

But the exact opposite is true. I lift weights not only to build a killer physique but to build my mental capacity and to see my progress.

I’m pretty sure we have all seen women with great legs on a red carpet and assume she just has great genetics.

But more than likely she builds the muscles in her legs with great exercise and intense weight training.

When working legs we want to hit 4 muscles: quads, hamstrings, calves and glutes.


Heavy leg day takes a lot of energy and concentration but the results of having nice shapely legs is well worth the hard work.

This article below shows 4 basic leg movements to gain that great muscle strength and tone for which many of us are looking.