If you are in the winter, this is something to look forward to! Soon you’ll be wearing your summer shorts, so why not make them proud? If you want to sculpt your legs and butt, we have the perfect exercises for you!
Squats are a girl’s best friend! Maybe not, but they should be part of your workout routine. If you want to tone and tone your legs and butt, try to do three sets of 18 squats a few days a week. You will start to notice a difference in no time.
You know that tight inner thigh that no exercise can seem to reach? Sumo squats are its worst enemy. Start with your feet apart with your toes facing out. Squat down and make sure you’re squeezing on the way up.
You can squat while watching TV or brushing your teeth. To transform your glutes and hamstrings, drop into a squat and hold it for as long as you can. Try to work your way up to two minutes to get fit legs in the summer.
Next time you’re on the phone, rush up and down the hallway. This is an effective way to isolate larger muscles while still tightening that booty. Plus, if you’re multitasking, you won’t even realize how many times you’re doing it.
Knee high combines heart rate with strength training for a killer exercise. Try to raise your knees as high as possible. Do it for two minutes, rest and repeat five times.
It’s time to take your lunge game to the next level. Add a little cardio to your leg routine with lunges. Drop down a lunge and explode up. You’ll feel the burn and your feet will thank you for it.
Side leg lifts
Lie on your side, straighten your legs. Bring one leg up while keeping it straight and lower it down slowly. Point your toes towards the ceiling to really isolate your thighs. Do three sets of 20 reps, then switch legs.
Kidnapping standing hip
Stand up straight with your feet shoulder width apart. You may need to use a chair to help with balance. Keeping your legs straight, bring your legs out to the side and slowly lower them down. Try to do three sets of 15 and then switch legs. If you want to strengthen this exercise, use a bandage around your ankle.
Standing Calf Raises
Stand on the edge of the stairs so that the stairs do not support your heels. Stand on tiptoes and then lower down. Do 3 of 10 lifts for killer calves.
This exercise works your inner and outer thighs as well as your abs! Win win win! Lie on your back, feet six inches off the ground. Then cross your legs over and under each other. Repeat 25 times. You will definitely feel a burning sensation.
Start with your feet shoulder width apart. Step over with your left foot and bend over, like you’re pulling the curtain. Do three sets of 20 and then switch legs. This exercise really targets the dreaded inner thighs. If you want it harder, hold a dumbbell in each hand.
Stand up straight with your feet shoulder width apart. While balancing on your left foot, take a step back with your right foot. Catch your right foot up and down, trying to keep it as straight as possible. Do 25 pulses then switch pins.