Super Easy Exercise for the Inner Thighs

  1. IN-AND-OUT LUNGE

Benefits: Great for both the inner and outer thighs.

Instructions:

–           Starting position – Standing with your feet hip-width apart.

–           Lunge diagonally, placing your left foot at a position slightly wider than the left hip.

–           Perform 10 reps and then repeat 10 times on the right side.

–           You can move forward or backward, as you can see in the demonstration.

  1. DUCK SQUAT

Instructions:

–           Starting position – Standing with feet wider than shoulder-width apart, turn your toes out 45-degrees.

–           Bending your knees as far as you can, do not go beyond 90-degrees.

–           Hold the squat for 3 seconds, then lift the heels for a count of one. If this is too difficult, practice lifting one heel at a time.

–           Your abs should be strong and tailbone tucked and the back stays straight.

  1. V-POSITION

Benefits: This exercise will make you feel like a prima ballerina.

Instructions:

–           Starting position – Standing with your heels together and your toes turned out to a V-position.

–           Slowly bend the knees while you lift the heels off the floor, holding one hand on the back of a chair,

–           Lowering the heels pulse up and down 10- 15 times.

–           Rest and repeat

Perform 3 more sets of 10- 15 pulsing reps.

  1. SIDE LEG RAISE

Instructions:

–           Starting position – classic Pilates move lying on our right side with your legs straight out, supporting the head with your right arm

–           Slowly raise the left leg.

–           Pause at the top and return the leg to the starting position, to complete one rep.

Perform this 5 more times and then switch sides.

  1. LYING LEG LIFT

Instructions:

–           Starting position – Laying on your stomach with your forehead resting comfortably on your hands or forearms.

–           Squeezing your left glute muscle, lift the right leg off the ground, keeping the knee straight and pausing at your maximum height.

–           Lower slowly to the ground, to complete one rep.

Perform 10 reps, then switch to the left leg.