For many women, thighs are a problematic area, where body fat is easily deposited. Fortunately there are some exercises that will demonstrate it is not so difficult to get killer thighs. You only need 5 minutes, 3-5 times a week to carry out this legs workout.
Workout for legs: side kicks
If your goal is to work the thigh gap don’t skip the following exercise – Legs apart, back straight and ankles aligned with your shoulders, kick your right foot to 90 degrees sideways. Get back to the starting position and do the same with the left foot. Then, bend your knees to 90 degrees, in a squat.
Do series of 10-15 of lateral raises on each side, followed by a squat, this workout works your leg abductor muscle and the oblique one, the most effective strategy to fight the unsightly fins.
Workout for legs: side leg lifts
Side horizontal lifts work your thighs and calf muscles without developing their volume. This kind of exercise develop muscle length, which is a successful recipe to get slim legs, like ballerinas. Start by lying on your right side. You can rest your head on the elbow or support your body in the elbow. Slowly lift your left leg as high as you can. Then gently lower your leg. When you are about the touch the bottom leg, lift your leg again. During these exercise be sure your keep your hips stacked and your torso still. Do a series of 15 reps then switch to the other leg.
Legs workout: crossed lunges
Lunges are a common exercise in any legs workout routine, and their popularity is due to a reason as simple as it can be: amazing results! We offer an upgraded version of the classic lunges, that turns an exercise usually reserved for stretching in one that burns calories and helps you obtain longer and thinner legs. From an upright position and without curving your back, take a step sideways with your left foot, flexing the knee of the opposite leg.
For a proper crossed lunge, make sure the right knee and right ankle are aligned. Inner thigh of your left foot should be parallel to the ground. Touch the fingertips of your right leg with the left hand. Return to starting position, then cross your right leg behind your left one, without rotating your hip, descending until your knee reaches the ankle of the opposite leg. Repeat the movement 5-10 times for each leg, adjusting the distance between the legs depending on your physical condition.