In a perfect world, our bodies would be totally symmetrical and we’d have all the curves and bumps in all the right place. But we all know that this is reality and sometimes our most problem areas on our body need a bit more work, including our thighs.
Ideally, you’d be including workouts in your routine that challenge your outer thighs and your inner thighs, especially if you have thick thighs like me. As a refresher, you primarily work your outer thighs when you bring your legs away from your body (by abducting your hips), and you challenge your inner thighs when you bring your legs into the midline of your body (by adducting your hips).
Building inner thigh muscles will increase your resting metabolic rate which means you will burn more calories at rest which contributes to overall fat loss. When it comes to specific thigh training do the following three exercises:
Squats Targeting Inner Thighs
The squat is an overall great full body lift that targets almost every muscle in the body, and really focuses on the glutes, quads and inner thighs. The secret to better targeting the inner thigh is to widen your stance.
>>Stand with your legs about 6 inches to a foot wider than your shoulders. Then proceed to do squats A wide stance will really target the inner thigh help tone that section of your leg tremendously.
Inner Thigh Lunges
Lunges are an amazing exercise that can really target the inner thighs if done correctly. When doing lunges it’s important to take BIG strides and really stretch while