Legs in most people normally have two-third of the body weight. The tissues of thighs are normally hard and not soft as compared to the trunk tissues and hence require hard training to get them build. There are almost 150 exercises for getting bigger thighs. Below are some of the ways to get bigger thighs in bodybuilding:
Squats: This can be considered as the best exercise for building thighs but it is tough as well. This can be performed with barbells or through the use of weight-loaded smith mechanism. This exercise can be done by using burden on our shoulders with pectoral height in front. You can do it with heels elevated about 2 inches or having flat footed. However, it is important that you do not keep your legs locked otherwise strain won’t be on the muscle tissues. You can use a bench for this purpose so that you may know the exact distance to go down or you can keep going down till your butt touches the toes of your feet. To get big thighs, you can use squats with different positions and with 3 sets each of ten repetitions.
Barbell squat: You can perform this exercise using a bar with weights on it. Way to perform it is that you elevate your heels and squat down with all things parallel to the ground. Use the weights in such amount that you can perform 10 repetitions.
Barbell squat wide stance: In this type, your heels are elevated with your legs spread in broad style. You must squat your knees such that they point for an inside thigh exercise.
Hack squat: In this type, you are holding barbell behind your buttocks with lifted heels and squat till your weight is almost hitting the ground.
Thigh Curls: This type of exercise can be performed to get good hamstring and bicep tissues of thighs. Pulley and cable contraption with foot straps can be used for this purpose also.
Dumbbell lunges: Rear thigh muscles can be built through this exercise that also includes gluteus. They also play role for making good hips.
Leg presses: Different types of leg presses can also be used to get good thighs that include apparatus for leg extension, decline leg press and normal leg press. These exercises give you inner, outer and upper thigh muscles.