Stretching Quadriceps Exercises with Kettlebell
The quadriceps (quads) are a group of four muscles on the front of the thigh. They allow your knee to straighten and provide stability when standing. Your quads are the most important muscle group for maintaining the ability to stand and to walk independently.
It is also believed that arthritis pain can be relieved by strengthening the quadriceps muscles which takes pressure off the knees.
The kettlebell is a cast-iron weight (resembling a cannonball with a handle) used to perform ballistic exercises that combine cardiovascular, strength and flexibility training. Sizes may range from 4 pounds (1.8 kg) to 175 pounds (79 kg).
Unlike traditional dumbbells, the kettlebell's center of mass is extended beyond the hand. This facilitates ballistic and swinging movements. Kettlebell exercises build strength and endurance, particularly in the lower back, legs, shoulders and core and also increase grip strength.
The basic movements, such as the swing, snatch, and the clean and jerk, engage the entire body in a functional way that mimics real world activities used in military, firefighter, and martial arts training.
The goblet squat hip opener is a beginner warm-up exercise that really helps open up the hips and increase range of motion at the bottom of the squat position.
Glutes & Quadriceps Exercise