5 Effective Inner Thigh Exercises

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5 Effective Inner Thigh Exercises

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Don’t you feel awestruck when you see someone with a sculpted physique? Well, even you can get that if you work hard! For most people the inner thighs are a problem area. Have you tried inner thigh exercises? So, here are some effective inner thigh exercises that will really work wonders for you!

1) Criss-Cross Power Jacks

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This inner thigh exercise not just targets the inner thigh muscles but also engages the whole body. It increases heart rate which means you will burn more number of calories.

How to do it:

Stand with your feet together and breathe in deeply. While exhaling, jump your feet out wide and cross your arms overhead. Now, cross left leg in front of the right as the left arm crosses over your right at chest level. Repeat immediately while alternating sides every time.

2) Inner-thigh blaster

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Here is a low impact exercise that will help shape your inner thighs.

How to do it:

Stand at a distance of a forearm from a solid chair or countertop and hold on lightly with your right hand. Step your feet hip-distance apart while pointing your toes straight ahead. Place a small sized soft ball or a pillow of the same size between inner thighs. With your left hand on your hip, lift your heels and try to balance on the balls of your feet. Bend your knees and lower down about one inch. Just imagine that you are sliding down an imaginary wall. Press your inner thighs into the ball while keeping your shoulders stacked over your hips, hips over ankles and your core tight. Raise hips up again and bring your left arm over your head while squeezing the ball with inner thighs. Lower by one inch to repeat. Do 30 reps and then repeat on the other side.

3) Tree lean to side lunge

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Apart for targeting the inner thighs, this exercise works the core, hips and the whole lower body.

How to do it:

Stand with your feet together and arms above your head. Flex your spine laterally to make your arms and shoulders reach left while your hips sway towards the right.

Sweep your arms up and over while making half a circle down your right as the left leg gets into a side lunge. Enter into a deep side lunge resting your left hand on your thigh and your right hand touching the floor. Push yourself off the floor and circle your arms back overhead in order to return to a lateral lean as your left foot returns to the right. Do 10 reps and repeat on the opposite side.

4) Scissor legs plank

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This exercise is not just for the inner thighs. It engages your arms, chest, core and glutes.

How to do it:

Start with a full plank position keeping both feet on a folded towel, gliding disc or paper plate. Keep your upper body stable, slide your feet apart while opening your legs as wide as you can. Then slowly squeeze inner thighs to slide your feet back together. Do 2 sets of fifteen reps and take rest between sets.

5) Frog bend

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For those who are travelling or are short on time will find the frog bend easy. There is no need of an equipment.

How to do it:

Lie down faceup with legs extended straight over the hips. Keep your feet flexed, heels together and toes outwards. Slowly bend the knees to the sides and then straighten them up by using your inner thigh muscles. Do 3 sets of twelve reps and take rest between every set.

Try out these 5 Effective Inner Thigh Exercises and see the difference!

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