Inner Thigh Workouts-Free Tips Inside
Can’t wear the latest bikinis or skirts? Deathly afraid of form-hugging jeans and pants? Welcome to the club.
When women gain weight, fat is distributed in the body in the most unflattering places: hips, buttocks, the lower abdomen and…. the thighs. And the most exasperating part of the thigh to work on is the inner thigh.
Countless experts and fitness professionals have tried to target this area. From machines to Pilates to yoga, women are bombarded with confusing ideas and suggestions. Here are inner thigh workouts that are easy to do and effective, coupled with tips and tricks to get the most out of your time and effort.
Butterfly stretching: Before starting your inner thigh workouts, make sure your inner thigh muscles are stretched and limber to avoid injuries. Sit down and bring your toes together in an Indian seat. Let your thighs fall to the floor slowly and feel the stretch. Clasp your feet with your hands and stretch as much as you are comfortable with.
The hip adduction machine: The current standard, this machine is used by many a gym regulars for its spot reduction promise. The machine works by contracting the inner thigh muscles against resistance. The best way to maximize the machine in your inner thigh workouts is by setting its breadth to the widest that you can handle, just make sure to pinch them together before use. When using the machine, make sure that you go through the motion slowly. Contract the pads as close as you can and hold for three to five seconds, before slowly letting them open up.
Modified squats and lunges: as the name implies, these exercises are classic motions done with a higher level of difficulty by going through them with the feet apart. The wider the partition, the harder the workout and the better the results.
Pilates inner thigh lifts: an advanced position for you inner thigh workouts , you need to lie on your side while lifting your rib area and supporting your head with one hand. Move your legs slightly to the front to achieve a banana position. Bring your top foot in front of your hips like how a man crosses his legs and wrap your other hand around the calf until your grip your top foot’s ankle.
Leg press: the leg press machine stabilizes you and ensures correct posture by providing support for your upper body. The rule of thumb would be to lift at least half of your body weight, adjusting and adding as you grow more comfortable with the exercise. The tip would be to exert and release pressure slowly prolonging and maximizing the burn.
Brisk walking: this activity strengthens and tones your inner thighs through using all the muscles of your thigh. Walking is low impact, cost effective and the surest way to build strength, stamina and tone your inner thighs. You can also jog or climb stairs for more of a workout.
The inner thighs need not be a cause of worry if one knows the correct exercise and commits to maintaining proper posture and following through. So make your next shopping trip a whole wardrobe change with more shapely thighs with these workouts and tips.
By Rachel Saunders
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Published by Kimberly Quinn – https://www.fb.com/kimberly.quinn.1829