Learn More about Exercises to Tone Your Legs Photo by: alkalinebois
Embarrassment is a common reaction one felt if you have flabby and unshapely legs. It gives you less confidence especially if you wear your favorite short dresses and skirts. Below are some helpfulexercises to tone your legs.It is not hard and everybody can do it, so can you!
Wall Squat with ball Place stability ball against wall approximately lower back height. Start position: Lean lower back against ball and take approximately one step forward with each foot. Feet should be slightly wider than hip width apart. Bending at the hips and knees, lower body until thighs are parallel to the ground. DO NOT allow knees to extend past the big toe. Return to start position. Remember to keep back and head straight in a neutral position. Watch for proper knee alignment - do not let front knee extend past big toe or deviate laterally or medially. Trainer's comments: rest 30sec between sets.
Sidelying scissors Start by lying on your side and raising both legs slightly off the ground. Proceed to kick your legs in opposite directions in a scissor type motion. Repeat according to the required repetitions and then switch sides. Trainer's comments: no rest between sides
Abductor Raise Lie on your side and lean up on your elbow. Place your top foot over your lower thigh. Maintaining this position and raise your lower leg keeping it straight. Repeat for the required number of repetitions and then repeat with the other leg. Trainer's comments: no rest between sides.
High Knee Drill Stand in place with feet hip width apart. Drive knee up towards chest and quickly place the foot back on the ground. Drive other knee up in a moderate to fast jog with minimal ground contact time.Trainer's comments: 5 minute warm up.
Calf Raise Start position: Stand with feet hip width apart leaning against a ball or stand on the edge of a step on the balls of your feet with heels hanging over edge. Toes should be pointing forward. Contract calves by pushing off balls of feet to raise heels up in air (standing on toes) Lower heels and repeat. Remember to keep knees slightly bent throughout movement to prevent any knee strain. Trainer's comments: 30 sec rest between sets.
Hamstring Curl with Stability Ball Assume back lying position on floor. Place hands at sides with palms down on floor. Start position: Place heels of both feet on top of stability ball. Raise hips off floor. Curl heels toward gluts by flexing at the knee. Hips should remain off floor. Return to start position Remember to maintain stability of ball by utilizing muscles in the trunk and core. To increase difficulty, cross arms hands over chest to take away base of support.Trainer's comments: rest 30 sec between sets.
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