Thigh Workouts for Women
Many women see their thighs as one of the hardest parts of their bodies to keep tight ad toned. There are many different types of exercises that women can do in the comfort of their own home to maintain their thighs. Women who combine their thigh workouts with aerobic exercise and a healthy diet are prone to see better results than women who depend on only one type of exercise. We are going to share with you some of the most effective front thigh, inner thigh and rear thigh exercises to help keep you in the best shape possible.
• Wall Squats – To properly perform wall squats you should place your upper back against a wall. Standing with your feet shoulder width apart you should point your toes slightly outward distributing your body weight equally between both feet and lean back against the wall. Keeping your heels on the floor at all times, slowly lower your body into a squat position while sliding down the wall. Once you have reached the squat position your will want to straighten your legs while keeping your head and chest up and slowly return to the starting position.
• Lunges – Lunges should be performed by starting in a standing position with your feet slightly less than shoulder width apart. Next you should keep your back vertical and slowly step forward with one leg taking a long stride and lower your body down until your rear knee touches the floor. Slowly bring yourself back into a standing position and repeat with the opposite leg.
• Lying Leg Pull – To perform a lying leg pull correctly you should lie on your back with your knees in the air and your feet flat on the floor. Bring your right heel to rest on your left thigh, place your hands around your left thigh and pull it towards your chest holding this position for thirty seconds.
• Seated Split Stretch – To perform this exercise you will need to sit on an exercise mat spreading your legs as far as possible. Once you’re in this position you will need to lean to your right side and reach for your toes, place your hands on your toes and ankle and hold this position for thirty seconds then repeat on the other side.
• Seated Butterfly – This exercise is done while you are sitting on an exercise mat with your back straight. Place the soles of your feet together and pull them in as close as possible to your body. You can rest your hands on your feet or use them to apply light pressure to your thighs while holding this position for at least thirty seconds.
These exercises are great for working all areas of your thighs, front, inner and outer. They should be added to your existing workout routine and done in sets of fifteen or twenty for the best results.