Juetta West: Leg Workout

Leg Workout

In Need of a Great Leg Workout?

Some of your biggest muscle groups are located in your legs so it’s important to make sure they remain strong! Give this awesome muscle-building leg workout a try to build your lower foundation while burning a ton of calories!


At-Home Leg Workout:

Each of our videos is designed for fifteen minutes of vigorous exercise. Some of you will get through the routine in fifteen minutes and others may not. Not to worry, you’ll get there. The goal is to have proper form rather than to hurry through our routines and not do them properly.

So Turn It On and Look Fab!

Grab two 5 pound weights and have a chair available to lean on.

  • Squats 10 reps weight in hands
    Feet apart and weights in hand. Squat down until weights are below your knees with elbows straight. Two count down – two count up returning to erect posture. Repeat 10 reps
  • Forward Lunge Alternating legs weights in hands
    Core engaged, step right foot forward to a 90 degree lunge and your left leg straight with your glutes engaged. Then step back to start position. Next step out left leg forward to 90 degree lunge with your right leg straight and glutes engaged. Then return to start position. Repeat 20 reps.
  • Side Lunge with weights in hands
    Feet together and core engaged. Start by stepping to the side with right leg, toes forward  as you go into the lunge and hands on either side of thighs. Then push-off and return to start. Repeat on the other leg. Repeat for 10 reps.
  • Cardio: Curtsy alternating legs 10 reps no weights
    Feet together, arms by your side. Jump to the side on your right leg and bring left leg back to curtsy with your left arm up and right arm down. Now, jump to the side on your left leg and bring right leg back to curtsy with your right arm up and left arm down. Repeat 10 times.

Repeat all exercises and cardio 3 times

  • Bulgarian Split Squat with one 5 pound weight held in both hands
    Go into a forward lunge position with one leg behind on a chair. Lunge forward to 90 degrees at the knee. Ten reps on one leg and switch to the other leg and repeat for another 10 reps.
  • Back Lunge Alternating Legs with 5 pounds in each hand
    Feet together, core engaged. Step back with right leg into a lunge into a 90 degrees on left leg. Then push-off and come back to start. Step back with left leg into a lunge into a 90 degrees on right leg. Then push-off and come back to start. Repeat for 10 reps.
  • Sumo Squat with one 5 pound weight held in both hands
    Feet wide apart, toes at 45 degrees. Squat down for two counts, raise for two counts. Repeat for 10 times.
  • Cardio:  Push up Spider Spider for 10 reps Start by doing a push up. Then flex and abduct your right hip bringing it forward to 90 degrees with your knee flexed 90 degrees. Return to push up position and repeat the same for the left leg. Repeat this for ten reps alternating a push up with the leg exercises.

Repeat all exercises and cardio routines 3 times

Wrap-Up

Talk about a leg burning workout! This leg workout is a great way to get fit without leaving the house. Home fitness at it’s finest!

Make sure to perform this workout once a week in conjunction with your other workouts to hit the entire body throughout the week!


Author Bio:
Juetta WestJuetta’s career has spanned three decades including being a four-time state baton twirling champion for the State of Ohio, a NFL cheerleader for the Cincinnati Bengals (performing in Super Bowl XVI), and a high fashion runway model for international fashion luminaries such as Oscar de la Renta, Bill Blass, Bob Mackie, St. John and many more. She has also conquered the world of fitness and nutrition with her dedication and positive attitude to these disciplines. Strangers approach Juetta asking for her secrets. She hopes to share those secrets with you in the world of “Turn It On” (www.Turnitonfitness.com)”.

Juetta has combined this enthusiasm and her knowledge of fashion, fitness, nutrition and her attitude of positivism into a unique line of innovative fitness wear for women of all ages. The concept is simple, yet almost non-existent in today’s athletic wear market place – stylish, flexible, high quality clothing inspired by looks from the fashion runway.

Juetta wants to share with you what she believes deeply, i.e. that beauty has no expiration date and that every day it is necessary to take action on behalf of your own health and style. Juetta believes that learning about the world of fashion, fitness and nutrition will help to enhance your self-confidence and provide you with the tools to look and feel your very best. She hopes you’ll join her on this journey into the world of “Turn It On”.

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