Toning Thighs and Buttocks With Exercises

Is your desk-bound job making you heavier around the waist and thighs? Are you trying hard to lose fat from this part of the body but without much help? This article will definitely help you. The following exercises are recommended by fitness trainers in Sydney CBD for their clients and these exercises are very effective.

Chair Squat

You just need a stable chair for performing this exercise. First, stand in front of the chair by keeping the chair behind your back. Your shoulders should be rolled back and feet should be shoulder-width apart. Now lower your bottom to the chair. You must not sit on it. As soon as the buttocks touch the seat, you must rise up. Repeat this movement for 15-20 times.

One-Legged Squat

For performing this exercise you must stand next to a stable structure, preferably a pole. Hold the pole with left hand and raise the right leg. Keep the raised leg straight. Now, bend at your hips and the left knee must be lowered. You must make sure that your back is not bent while performing this move. Return to your standing position and repeat the exercise for 15-20 times. After performing it for 15-20 times with left leg you must switch sides and again perform it for the same number of times with the other leg.

Standard Squat

You must stand with the chest facing forward and shoulders rolled back. Your feet should be wide apart. Now swing back your hips, sticking your buttocks out. Slightly lower the bottom towards the ground. Perform the moves for 12-20 times.

Simple Side Squat

You can make this exercise more intense by holding weights in hand. Stand erect keeping your feet together. Now step to a side with the right leg and squat downwards. Stand up in slow and swift motion and bring the left leg to meet the right one. Perform this exercise in this direction for 10 times and another set of 10 in the opposite direction.

Goddess Squat

Position yourself with the legs wide apart. The toes of both feet must be pointing out in each side. Now, bend the knees and make the thighs parallel to ground. To make the exercise more challenging, jump up in air keeping the legs wide apart. Perform the move for 15-20 times. If you have any joint problem, you must not perform the last move of jumping in air.

Sumo Squat

This exercise will make your buttocks really firm. With the toes pointing forward stand with the legs apart from each other. Now, swing your hips gaining the posture of standard squat. Return to your standing position with the right leg kicking straight in front of you. Now, return to the squat position (standard) and perform the same moves with the left leg. Perform the exercise with alternating legs till you have done it for 20 times.

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