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If you want a slimmer thigh, then these exercises will work on every angle of your lower body to improve the strength and build of your legs. There's no need for any gym equipment and all you need is just your bodyweight to perform them.

You can't target-tone specific areas of your body because that's not how weight loss works. But you can focus on developing your leg muscles so that you'll look firmer, toned, and feel strong and capable. This will result in making you have thinner thighs.

This cycle of thigh-slimming exercises will strengthen your whole body particularly on the abductors, adductors, hamstrings, and quads.

How it works: You can do 15 reps of each workout back-to-back without any rest, for 4 days a week. Make sure to also incorporate some cardio exercise, healthy diet, and other strength-workouts so that you can get outstanding results.


Thigh-Slimming Exercises

1. Side Lunge to Crossover Tap - You can target your upper legs from every angle with the help of this exercises. This focuses on your glutes, hamstrings, quads, and thighs.

How to do it:

  • Standup straight with your feet together, and arms on your sides.
  • Do a wide step to the side with your left foot while your right foot staying fully extended. Your left knee should bend, pushing your hips behind you.
  • Maintain a flat back, eyes looking forward, and reach either side of your left foot using both hands. Try to touch the ground using your fingertips.
  • Push off from your left leg and shift your weight back to the right foot. Reach both arms up to the ceiling and put your left leg across the front of your body and tap the floor using your toes past your right leg. This counts as one rep and do it 15 times for each leg.

2. Runners Lunge to Balance - This combination of a deep lunge and balance will make your thighs slimmer while improving your balance.

How to do it:

  • Standup straight with your feet together.
  • Use your right leg to make a big step forward.
  • Use both hands to reach your foot while hinging slightly forward from your hips. Bend both knees until you form a low lunge. Your left knee must be pointing straight down to the floor.
  • Put your weight into your right leg and push down on your right foot as you slowly standup from the lunging position. Lift your left leg off the floor and straight up behind your hip. Make sure to maintain the hinged forward position as you stand up. Maintain a straight back and tighten your abs.
  • Balance for one count and slowly lower yourself back down into the lunging position. If you're having difficulties standing on one leg, tap your left foot lightly on the floor behind you as you stand up from the lunge. This counts as one rep and do it 15 times for each leg.

3. Scissors Power Switch - This thigh-slimming exercise will burn calories as you work the power muscle fibers in your legs. It is a killer combo if you want to trim your thighs.

How to do it:

  • Stand up with your right foot forward, left leg on the back, and use your left arm to reach towards your right foot. Extend your right arm behind you as you perform this position.
  • Use both feet to push yourself off the floor, jump straight up, scissoring your legs midair, and land back into the runner's lunge position with your left leg forward while your right arm reaches across. If you have an injury and unable to jump, try to quickly alternate your legs with a rear tap instead of doing a jump. Do 15 reps on each side for this exercise.

4. Diagonal Lunge - This multi-directional lunge will help build coordination and control. It will tone and tighten your glutes hamstrings, quads, and inner thighs.

How to do it:

  • Standup straight with your feet together, both arms pointing up to the ceiling, and your palms facing forward.
  • Take a wide step using your right foot out to the corner of the room. Bend your right knee and reaching arms and put your upper body forward over your right thigh.
  • Try to touch the floor, on either side of your right foot, using your fingertips.
  • Push off the right foot and return to the starting position. Do 15 reps of this exercise on each side.

5. Plié Slides - This thigh-slimming exercise is inspired by ballet moves that targets both inner and outer legs.

How to do it:

  • Stand straight with your hands on the hips, heels pressed together, and turn your toes to the side.
  • Step your left foot out into a deep "plié" position (bending both knees out over your toes), then lower your body straight down to the floor. Maintain a straight back and tighten your abs.
  • As your rise up from the plié, slide your left heel towards your right. Straighten your legs and return to the starting position. Do 15 reps of this exercise on each side.

6. Lateral Plyo Squats - This plyometric interval will get your heart pumping while toning the glutes, hips, and thighs.

How to do it:

  • Stand straight with your feet together and arms down on your sides.
  • Put your right foot out on the side and bend your knees. Hold both arms in front of your body while you sit back into a squat position. Make sure to press your hips behind you and lift your chest then your eyes are looking forward.
  • Quickly push off the floor using both feet, jumping up and going towards your left. Land using your left foot stepping out to the side and return to your squatting position. Do 15 reps for this exercise.

7. Kneeling Roundhouse Kick - This thigh-exercise is inspired by kickboxing where it also incorporates your outer hips.

How to do it:

  • Start in a kneeling position on all fours with your arms extending under your shoulders and your knees are bent under your hips.
  • Slowly lift your left knee off the floor while bending your left heel close to your body.
  • Lift your left knee straight out to the side of your body and try to bring it up to the height of your hips.
  • Make sure to extend your leg straight out and point your shin and toe forward.
  • Then, bend your knee back in and slowly lower it down close to the floor but not touching it. Do 15 reps of this exercise on each side.

8. Hip Extension and Cross - This will focus on the back of your thighs, glutes, and even your core. It is considered a targeted isolation exercise

How to do it:

  • Start by kneeling on all fours with your elbows bent down to the floor below your shoulders while your hands are clasped.
  • Extend your left leg upwards and behind your body. Make sure to also point your toes as you extend your legs.
  • Bend your left knee and bring your left leg in, tapping the back of your right knee using your left kneecap.
  • Then, extend your left leg back out. Do 15 reps of this exercise on each side.

9. Plan to Stand Up - This thigh-slimming exercise is a bit tough, but it will help improve the flexibility of your hamstrings and hips. It will also tone your back, core, and legs.

How to do it:

  • Start in a push-up or a high plank position.
  • Tighten your abs and use your right foot to step in between your hands. Bend your knees as you do this so that your right thigh is parallel to the floor. Make sure to keep your back leg extended.
  • Push your weight into your right foot as you stand up from the lunge position. Lean your upper body slightly forward and tap your left foot on the floor behind you at the top.
  • Bend your right knee and lunge back to the floor. Place both hands flat on either side of your right foot. Step with your right leg back to the plank position and repeat it with your left leg. Do 15 reps of this exercise on each side.

10. Prone Hamstring Curl - This thigh-slimming exercise will shape your hamstrings and lifts the spot where the glutes and hamstrings meet.

How to do it:

  • Lie face down on the floor while bending your elbows. Stack both hands under your forehead.
  • Extend both of your legs behind you while pointing your toes downwards and squeezing your heels together.
  • Press down on your shoulders and slowly lift both legs off the floor.
  • Make sure to keep your feet touching, bending your knees while curling both heels towards your body.
  • Don't let your knees touch the ground and slowly extend your legs back out straight. Do this exercise for 15 reps.

These thigh-exercises are sure to get your thighs toned in no time. If you want, you can also come to us here at Vacaville Weight Loss to help lose thigh fat fast. We can offer you our UltraSlim therapy which is a treatment that can help burn those stubborn fats faster.

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