5 Simple Exercises for Toned Legs

5 Simple Exercises for Toned Legs

If your goal is to flaunt sexy legs, it’s not as difficult as it looks. Plus, you don’t have to worry of hitting the gym or having to spend on expensive equipment or machines. Here are 5 simple exercises that will shape your lower body fast and help you show off those toned legs in short dresses and sleek skirts.

1. Single Leg Squat

When it comes to lower body exercises, there’s nothing better than squats. It fights thighs flab and make you slimmer.

Place your weight on right foot. Bend your knee and shift the hips back by lowering down until your thigh is almost parallel with ground. Keep your arms forward to shoulder the height and to help with the balance.

Be sure to keep your back straight and core engaged the entire time. Press through the entire foot to get back to standing position.

Perform 20 reps on each leg.

2. Plank Row

Planks without a doubt are one of the best core exercises. They are harder than they look, and they increase the challenge to your thighs and abs. They can make your legs, glutes, back, shoulders, and arms get into action and tones entire body.

Get in plank position by holding a dumbbell in each of your hands, and place your feet wider than the shoulder-width apart.

Lift your right hand with dumbbell until the elbow passes your torso, but pressing the left dumbbell into the floor maintaining the balance.

Lower your arm and continue alternating by performing 10 reps on each side.

3. Rotating T Extension

Start the exercise in a plank position

Now, move or rotate your torso to the right and raise your right arm towards the ceiling as you roll to the outside of left foot.

Stop for few seconds, and now rotate your movement back to the return position.

Repeat on the other side to complete one rep.

4.  Legs for Days

Stand with your feet hip-width apart, and hold a dumbbell in your left hand.

Start taking a step forward with your right foot, and then the same length step backward with your left foot.

Now, keeping your arm straight, raise the dumbbell toward the ceiling.

Without lowering the dumbbell, bend both the knees simultaneously; yet keeping the right knee over your right ankle.

Pulse up and down to complete one rep.

5. Squat Jumps

Stand with your feet hip-width apart and parallel. Bend your knees, shift the hips back and swing the arms back on sides.

Now, jump as high as possible, and to help with the momentum, swing your arms up over head.

With chest up and hips back, land on the ground. Jump off the ground again as high as possible, and continue using the arms for momentum, keeping the chest up.

Perform 10 reps.

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