If you want to build and strengthen your quads and glutes, then you probably know that squats and leg presses are both go-to moves that will deliver big-time results. Granted: If you have a shoulder or arm injury that limits your ability to squat with a barbell, then by all means, leg presses are better than nothing.
Otherwise, if you have to pick between these moves, choose squats. Squats are far more complex lifts, and—when you perform correctly—they'll deliver superior results.
Here are 5 reasons why: