Equipment free home workout for toned thighs

Toning thighs means shaping ,toning and strengthening your thigh muscles that leads to stronger thighs. One must aim for stronger thighs rather than smaller thighs. Stronger thighs help you improve your overall stability and increases the mobility. 

What are toning exercises ?

Toning exercises are physical exercises that are used with a aim of developing a physique with a large emphasis on the musculature (system of arrangement of muscles in body). 

What does toned thighs means ?

The term toned refers to the noticeable muscle defination and shape but not significant muscle size (the bulk). In simple words, it means leanness of thighs i.e. low levels of thigh fat but with strengthened thigh muscles.

Benefits of thigh muscles workout :-

1. strengthens the legs

2. improves the functioning

3. stronger joints

4. better muscles

5. makes look body balanced

6. help recovering from injuries faster

7. helps in loosing excessive fat.

Also, you need to realize that you don’t always need fancy equipment to keep your thighs shapely and toned.

So, here goes few equipment free home workout ways that can help you get toned thighs:-

1. Kick stretch

 Kick stretch will open up your hips and interior thighs. From a standing position ,place your feet as wide as you can as if you are kicking. Walk your hands in front as far as you can .keep your chest straight. Hold for 30 seconds and then repeat on other side. Kick stretches help in working the muscles of your thighs.

2. Squats

Stand straight with feet hip-width apart. Lower down, as if sitting on a chair .Straighten your legs to lift back up and then repeat the movement. Squats are a great benefit to glutens, quadriceps (front of thigh), hamstrings (back of thigh), hip flexors and calves.

3. Squat jumps

Squat jumps are similar to regular squats requiring that requires you to jump at the finish of the squat. While both helps in building lower body strength, squat jumps adds some extra cardio component.

4. Lunges

Lunges require you to position your one leg forward with knee bent with foot flat on ground while the other leg positioned behind. It is a strength training exercise that is good for toning your thighs and hips. They form part of all workouts that target weight loss and core muscle training.

5. Side lunges

You can also train your body to do side lunges that requires you to move side to side, which is a nice change from your body’s normal twisting movements. They work your inner and outer thighs and may even help to reduce the appearance of cellulite as well.

5. Leg circles

Leg circles can be done in standing position while some prefer to do it while laying down. Leg circles are a great way of getting toned thighs.

6. Side leg raises

For side leg raises, lay on one side pushing away the leg from your midline and then repeat on the other side. Side leg raises are a great way to help build strength in outer thighs and hip abductors including the gluteus medius and minimus that contributes to pelvic stability and lower extremity function. Side lunges can be done by laying down or by simply standing on your body weight. 

7. Single leg calf raises

Single leg calf raises promote overall lower leg strength. Along with helping in toning thighs, single leg calf raises also helps making your calves better, stronger and leaner.

Some other activities that can help you tone your thighs are:-

Cycling, jumping, dancing, skipping and hill sprinting. For pushing yourself to begin you can also start with walking for at least around 20 minutes, and then choose the workout or combination of workout exercises that works best for you.

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