5 WORKOUTS TO TONE YOUR INNER THIGHS

Lazar Angelov
Lazar Angelov
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How can I tone up my flabby inner thighs and finally stop them from jiggling?

 

If this question has ever crossed your mind and you want to have great-looking legs, then you have come to the right place. Today I am about to share with you the 5 best inner thigh workouts, so keep on reading.

 

To be honest with you this is a difficult area to target. Some people are genetically more predisposed to store fat in their hips and inner thighs than others.

The good news is that getting rid of the flabby, jiggly inner thighs is a totally achievable goal. You need to work hard on that area and soon you will see the difference.

 

Everybody knows how exhausting a legs workout it, let alone a workout that targets your inner thighs.

 

So, if you want your legs to look good in shorts this summer and to be lean and strong, I suggest you take a look at the 5 Best Inner Thigh Workouts

 

  1. Sumo Squat With Kettlebell

 

Kettlebell sumo squat can help you tone your inner thighs, build strength in lower body muscles, as well as improve your coordination and physical ability.

 

Primary muscles: Inner thighs, Hamstrings, Quads, Calves

Secondary muscles: Glutes, Hip flexors, Lower back, Core

 

Step-By-Step Guide

 

Step #1: Start by holding and pulling a kettlebell close to your chest.

Tip: Make sure your elbows are close to your body and your legs are wider than shoulder-width apart

 

Step #2: Breathe in as you lower your body and push your buttocks out

Tip: Don't allow the knees to push forward over the tips of your toes.

 

Step #3: Hold this pose for a second.

Tip: Keep your back straight.

 

Step #4: Get back up to starting position.

Tip: Make sure your shoulders are pinched back and toes are pointing out.

 

Step #5: Repeat.

 

Target: 3 sets x 10 - 15 reps

 

 

2. Side Lunges

 

Side lunges target the muscles of your lower body and are the perfect way to shape your legs.

 

Primary muscles: Inner thighs. Gluteus maximus, Hamstrings, Vastus lateralis and medial

Secondary muscles: Quadriceps, Adductor Longus and Magnus, Soleus, Gastrocnemius

 

Step-By-Step Guide

 

Step #1: Begin in a standing position with your feet together and hands clasped in front of your chest.

 

Tip: Your knees and hips should have a slight bent.

Step #2: Once you are in a starting position, take a slow, lateral step to the side.

Tip: Your toes should point forward.

Step #3: Extend the opposite knee without locking your leg and move your weight to the side, while flexing the hip and knee into a side lunge.

Tip: Make sure your head and chest are in a good position.

 

Step #4: Hold this pose for a second

Tip: Keep your chest and head up.

 

Step #5: Get back up to starting position by extending through the working leg.

Tip: Don't allow your knee to push forward over the tips of your toe.

 

Step #6: Repeat with your opposite leg.

 

Target: 3 sets x 6 - 12 reps on each side

 

 

3. Scissor Legs Plank

 

This exercise engages not only your inner thighs but your arms, core, chest, as well as glutes too.

 

Primary muscles: Inner thighs, Quadriceps, Hamstrings

Secondary muscles: Sartorius, Gluteus maximus, Rectus abdominis, External oblique, Serratus anterior, Pectoralis major

 

Step-By-Step Guide

 

Step #1: Begin in a plank position.

Tip: Make sure your upper body is stable.

 

Step #2: Once you are in a starting position slide your feet apart by opening your legs as wide as possible.

 

Step #3: Hold this pose for a second.

 

Step #4: The next thing you need to do is to slowly slide your feet back together while squeezing your inner thighs.

 

Step #5: Repeat.

 

Target: 3 sets x 6 - 12 reps

 

 

4. Barbell Squat 

barbell squat

Barbell squats are one of the most efficient exercises. Your entire body benefits when performed properly.

 

Primary muscles: Gluteus Maximus, Quadriceps (Rectus Femoris, Vastus Lateralis, Vastus Medialis, Vastus Intermedius)

Secondary muscles: Adductor Magnus, Soleus, Hamstrings, Gastrocnemius

 

Step-By-Step Guide

 

Step #1: Start by loading a barbell on a rack

Tip: Place the barbell at upper-chest height.

 

Step #2: Take proper position by stepping under the barbell while it rests on the back of your shoulders.

Tip: Make sure your feet are pointing slightly outwards and shoulder-width apart.

 

Step #3: Breathe in as you squat down.

Tip: Bent your knees at a 90-degree angle.

 

Step #4: Breathe out as you push your body back up

Tip: Keep your torso upright

 

Step #5: Repeat.

 

Target: 3 sets x 6 - 12 reps

 

 

5. Lunge Back Kicks

 

Primary muscles: Inner thighs, Glutes, Hip Flexors, Glutes

Secondary muscles:  Hamstrings, Calves, Abs

 

Step-By-Step Guide

Step #1: Begin in a standing position with your feet together and hands clasped in front of your chest.

Tip: Make sure your shoulders are pinched back.

 

Step #2: Step forward with your leading leg and lower your body while trying to balance your body weight on this foot.

Tip: Inhale as you lunge.

 

Step #3: Lift the opposite leg, kick back and squeeze the glutes.

Tip: Your legs should form a 90-Degrees angle with each other.

 

Step #4: Repeat with your opposite leg.

 

Target: 3 sets x 8 - 12 reps

 

 

Are you ready to make an effort to tone your inner thighs and legs?

 

The above-mentioned exercises are your golden ticket to toned inner thighs and sexy legs. They will most certainly leave you feeling really tired. So, make sure you give your body the rest and recovery it needs and don’t push yourself over your limits.

 

After all, you want to tone your legs, right? Well, a leg injury will sideline you for a month at best. You won’t get the body you want overnight, but with hard work and dedication, you will get it soon enough.

 

If you want to check out another leg workout, I suggest you read this article The Push Pull Legs Bible.

Comments


JULIOCESAR
Thank you so very much for those steps to do better good legs working out.

unsparing
This was very useful and helpful article. Thank you Lazar!

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