A day might be difficult, but putting in the effort today can result in gains both now and later. According to a study, total leg strength is an indication of lifespan.

Dumbbells for front squats

Leg Strength Is a Contributor of Longevity—Here Are 4 Moves to Strengthen Your Legs
Weighted squats and lunges are vital for increasing lower-body power and endurance. To increase your stamina, try this short and effective set. Front squats are the first motion that will have you feeling the burn in the greatest manner possible. Get into a squat position with dumbbells on your shoulders. Squat with your chest up, propelling your butt back and forth, and then repeat.

Lunge and jump to the side

Leg Strength Is a Contributor of Longevity—Here Are 4 Moves to Strengthen Your Legs
This strong-motion incorporates the strength-building tension of a lunge with some endurance training to raise your heart rate while simultaneously targeting your outer thigh, inner thigh, quads, hamstrings, and glutes. However, it can be difficult!

Glute bridge with single leg

Leg Strength Is a Contributor of Longevity—Here Are 4 Moves to Strengthen Your Legs
This glute bridge variant targets everything from your hamstrings to your core and is a must-do for overall leg strengthening. Draw your belly button toward your spine to engage your core, and float one leg up with a bent knee. Lower your glutes to the floor slowly, then pull back up into your bridge. Squeeze your glutes at the apex before lowering yourself back down with control.

Plank climbers 

Leg Strength Is a Contributor of Longevity—Here Are 4 Moves to Strengthen Your Legs
Drive one knee toward your chest from a forearm plank posture, replace it in your plank, and then swap legs. When your knee approaches your chest, your hips rise slightly to allow it to travel forward. But keep in mind that you don’t want to keep your hips up toward the sky; instead, you want to make sure you’re using that hip action to draw your knee into the chest while also resetting the body.