For your quads
Best Exercise: Front Squat
The Expert: Ben Bruno
The back squat is widely known as the king of leg exercises, but placing the bar across the front of your shoulders hits the quads even better, because it forces you to keep your torso upright, says Ben Bruno, a strength coach in Los Angeles.
What to do
If you don’t have the wrist flexibility to use a clean grip, use the “cross-arm” grip or lifting straps to serve as handles.
Keep your elbows pointing straight ahead during the set. Once they drop, your upper back will round and the bar can fall.
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