Slim Your Thighs With These Training Strategies

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If you’re like many women out there, one of the primary goals that you have set for yourself is to slim your thighs and get a more toned and defined look.

For many women, the thighs are the place where they tend to store most of their excess fat weight and where they will then struggle to lose weight the most.

Coming up with a good thigh slimming strategy then will be essential for proper results.

Here are some key points to take note of and start incorporating into your workout program.

Plyometric Training

The very first thing that you’ll want to do with your workouts so that you can see optimal results is to start performing plyometric training on a regular basis. Plyometric training is great because it’s going to target your strength levels effectively, and also increase the metabolic boost you get from the workout session at the same time.

In addition to that, plyometric training can help boost your speed and agility as well, so if you happen to be participating in any other activities apart from your workout, you can see performance improvements there as well.

Examples: Jump lunges, jump squats, and box jumpsare all excellent exercises to be performing.  These produce powerful muscles that are smaller in size and very dense.

Plyometric Training Jump Lunges, Jump Squats

Resistance Based Cardio Sessions

The second of the tips that you should be utilizing as you go about your workout program is to perform some resistance based cardio sessions.  Since many women are doing cardio training already, both for heart health purposes and to burn up a few extra calories throughout their day, adding some resistance based cardio to the mix is a wise move.

This will help add more muscle tone and definition, but since there isn’t a high level of resistance, you won’t see great gains in strength.

Examples: Resistance based cardio options could include rowing, incline walking or jogging, or using the cross trainer.

Resistance Based Cardio

It will also help you burn calories faster and accelerate the rate of fat loss occurring in the lower body area.

Single Leg Work

Finally, the last quick tip to keep in mind if you want to slim your legs and develop more overall tone and muscle definition is to perform some single leg work.  Exercises such as single leg split squats, single leg deadlifts, as well as single leg squats are all really excellent for this purpose.

The reason why these tend to produce such good results is because they’ll target the core muscles incredibly effectively as they will have to contract to keep your body balanced, and at the same time, they’ll also help to target the glutes, hamstrings, and quads as well.

All of these are going to help to improve the shape of the thighs, firming up your inner thighs while giving your quads a little more definition.

You don’t have to perform them all each and every workout you do, but alternating between them will be a wise move.

So there you have the primary techniques that you can use to get thinner thighs. Train wisely and you can accomplish this goal.

About shannonclark

Shannon Clark holds a degree in Exercise Science from the University of Alberta. She is an AFLCA certified personal trainer with over 8 years experience. She has been featured in the Iron Man magazine and has contributed well over 400 articles to a variety of different websites dedicated towards muscle building and athletic performance. ShannonClarkFitness.com

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