By: Grace Gavilanes
Celebrity trainer Erin Oprea is here to help you build your strongest legs, ever. The Nashville-based fitness guru visited Vital Proteins HQ to share a killer leg workout that’s guaranteed to boost your strength just in time for summer.
“This is one of my favorites. I do it with all of my clients,” Oprea — who works with Carrie Underwood and Maren Morris — tells us of her 4 heart-pumping exercises. “It’s super effective. It burns like no other.” She also wants people to remember that “if it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you,” so don’t feel discouraged if you can’t keep up with the The 4×4 Diet author just yet. It all comes down to giving it your all every single time.
Watch the video below to follow along with Erin Oprea as she demonstrates every move of her killer leg workout — offering harder and easier versions each step of the way.
Works quads, hamstrings, & glutes
With the band around your thighs, hold a 5- to 15-lb. dumbbell at your chest and squat.
Tip: Keep your back straight, your core engaged and ensure your knees don’t go past your toes.
Perform 20 reps.
Once you’re finished with Erin Oprea’s leg workout, take a sip of Vital Proteins Restore Collagen Shot to help aid in your post-workout recovery.