There isn't one perfect way to tone and strengthen your legs. If you're trying to increase your lower-body strength, you've probably read and heard that you should be doing exercises like squats, sprints, deadlifts, and lunges.

As a trainer, I've found that people either love lunges or absolutely despise them. If you relate to the latter and need lunge-free exercises to strengthen your legs without cringing, continue reading. Don't do all 13 exercises as a workout; you will regret it. Instead, select three to five moves and begin to incorporate them into your leg workouts.

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