Lean & toned Thigh workout
By Carla Smith The Fitness Expert
For best results repeat this workout at least 4-5x week with the fat burning cardio program 4-5x week.
Target: Back of thighs
Dumbbell leg curls 3 sets of 15-20
Step 1: Lie flat down on your stomach, rest your head on your folded arms
Step 2: Hold a weight between your feet, keep your tummy tight and your back straight
Step 3: Squeeze your feet together and slowly curl your legs towards your bottom
Step 4: Slowly and controlled lower your legs back down to the starting position.
Target: Outer thighs
Outer thigh circles 3 sets of 15-20
Step 1: Lie on your side one leg stacked on top of the other, resting your head up on your arm
Step 2: Slowly lift your top leg as high as you can, slowly lower your leg half way and do 1 mini circle, then lower your leg back into the starting position.
Target: Inner thighs
Plié squats 3 sets of 15-20
Step 1: Stand with your legs wider than hip-width apart, holding one dumbbell between your two hands palms facing upwards.
Step 2: Push your hips back and keep your abs tight throughout the exercise.
Step 3: Squat down and slowly pulse up and down for 3 seconds
Step 4: Slowly come back into the start position, and tense your legs on the way up.
Donkey kicks 3 sets of 20
Step 1: Start on all 4’s with your elbows on the mat and your tummy tight
Step 2: Slowly kick your leg up, fully extend your leg as high as you can
Step 3: Slowly lower your leg until your knee is just above the ground and kick it back up.
Please consult your health care practitioner before starting any new exercise routine