Lean Thigh Workout

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.
Target: Bottom

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

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