Quad Exercises

Jefferson Squats

This is a rarely used exercise which is without question one of the best exercises for building and shaping the inner thighs.

Jefferson Squats - Step 1 Jefferson Squats - Step 2


  1. Place a barbell between your legs so it is perpendicular to your feet.
  2. Grasp the barbell with one hand in front of you and one hand behind you with an overhand grip.
  3. Squatting down so your thighs are parallel to the floor slowly lift the weight up between your legs as you stand.
  4. Slowly return to a starting position just above the floor.

Jefferson Squats - Muscles Worked

Primary Muscle: Quads
Secondary Muscle: Lower Back, Traps, Calves, Glutes, Hamstrings
Equipment Type: Barbell

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