6 Fat Burning Exercises to Slim Down Your Thighs
The fat on thighs is extremely hard to get rid of. That is why we need to perform specific exercises to target exacly that area. And it is not easy either. Thus, check out these 6 thigh fat burning exercises to slim-shape you perfectly. Your hourglass frame is waiting for you but, first, you gotta put in the work.
Here they are:
1. Crossover Leg Extensions
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Start lying down on your stomach;
You will keep your knees straight;
Now, you will slowly lift your leg;
Tighten the bottom muscles or your glutes;
Stay in this position for at least 3 seconds and then repeat;
Do this at least 10 times as you start;
Once you get used to this, you can increase this to 20 times.
2. Hydrants With Leg Extensions
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Get down on all fours;
Then take your right knee off the floor;
With the knee bent, raise it out towards your right side;
Then hold for a second;
Then, extend this leg straight out;
Do this about 20 times;
Repeat this on the left leg too.
3. Lying Lateral Leg Raise
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Lie down on your elbow on the right side of your body;
Your right leg should be straight and extended on the floor;
Bring your left at a right angle to the right leg;
Now raise the leg as high as you can;
Do this for about 30 counts;
Then switch sides and repeat on the other side.
4. Inner-Thigh Leg Lifts
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Lie on your side with your top leg bent;
Keep your bottom leg extended straight out;
Slowly lift your bottom leg as high as you can;
Keep your feet flared outward;
Keeping the tension in your core and inner thighs, lower back to start position;
Do not cheat and rest your leg until you are done with 20 reps!
5. Ballet Leg Lift
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Place your hands, palms down on the hips.
Raise your left leg off the ground;
Exhale as you go;
Keep your right knee locked throughout the exercise;
Hold for 30 seconds;
Repeat 20 times for the other side too.
6. Side Lunges With Dumbbells
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Holding a pair of dumbbells, stand with your feet and knees together;
Perform a bicep curl by bending your elbows;
Lower your arms toward the floor as you take a large step to the left with your left foot;
Lunge toward the floor;
Make sure your left knee does not extend past your toes;
Keep your right leg relatively straight;
As you push off through your left foot to return to standing, perform a bicep curl.
Repeat on the other side for a total of 20 reps.