Of all the parts in your body that may have become immune to the effects of even the most rigorous workout schedules, your thighs should be the least of your problems. This is mainly because; thighs are more responsive to workouts that are carried out the right way and can produce visible effects in as little as 4 to 5 weeks. While many ladies of the 21st century are seen to lose sleep on the matter of thickness, it is the matter of toning the same to make them leaner and more muscular that should feature in the priority list. Keeping this in mind, here are 4 exercises that can be performed apart from the best diets on a regular basis for super toned and enviably shapely thighs…
Cycling – When it comes to shapely thighs, there are very few alternatives to cycling. Cycling involves all the muscles of the region and works them out intensely. This melts out the layers of jiggling adipose that may have formed around the area thus making the thighs leaner, muscular and shapely. If you have a regular cycle, try cycling on grass for challenging your thighs even further. Of you own a cycling machine, try increasing the resistance of the pedals for a better workout. 30 minutes of cycling for at least 5 days in a week should be good enough for beginners.
Squats – This is an unchallenged and unprecedented form of exercise that is literally a boon for the thighs. The simplest form of squats include placing your foot at shoulder distance, going down till your buttocks are in line with the level of your knees and getting up again. Repeating 10 reps * 3 sets can be great for beginners, increasing the intensity with time. Besides the regular squats variations like jump squats, lunge squats, squats with gym ball etc can speed up your quest for the best and the most toned thighs.
Steps – If you have a flight of stairs in your house or anywhere close and accessible to you, you can take it for granted that you have all the equipment necessary for super shapely thighs. There are infinite variations of staircase exercises that can be performed without calling in expert professionals and that too with guaranteed outcomes. Racing up the steps and descending gently is the easiest exercise that you can perform. 10 reps twice a day is a good way to start. You can follow it up with challenging your thighs by taking 2 steps at a time than one.
Yoga Postures – For wholesome and lasting benefits, you can try yogic exercises like Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation) for 8 to 11 reps. This is one of the most effective workouts that not just tones your thighs but your entire body as well. The rigorous chain of exercises included in Sun Salutation is also known for its cellulite busting effects. Dedicating 40 minutes to 1 hour in the morning should be enough to witness results within 4 to 5 weeks.
Besides the mentioned, a number of aerobic exercises and martial arts forms are also known for whipping flabby thighs to shape.