9 Best & Effective Exercises To Reduce Thigh Fat

5. Leg Up:

leg-up

This a good thigh exercise. It will help you shed fat from the lower body.

How to do:

  • Lie down on the floor facing the ceiling.
  • Keep your palms on the side facing the floor and relax.
  • Lift both the legs at about a 30-degree angle from the ground.
  • Hold for about five seconds. Slowly bring the legs down to the floor.
  • Repeat this 10 times.

6. The Single-Leg Circle:

the-single-leg-circle

How to do:

  • Lie on the mat with your arms by your sides and your palms facing down.
  • Raise your left leg toward the ceiling, and rotate it slightly outward.Inhale, and trace a circle on the ceiling with your left leg.
  • Moving your whole leg, but keeping your hips still.
  • Trace the circle 5 times in a clockwise direction and then 5 times in anti-clockwise direction.
  • Switch legs and repeat 5 times.

7. Air Cycling:

air-cycling

An effective way to lose fat from the thighs. Air cycling also takes care of your pelvic and knee joints.

How to do:

  • Lie on your back and face the ceiling.
  • Lift your legs up to 90 degrees.
  • Start moving your legs as if you are cycling in the forward direction.
  • Do this for 1 minute and then slowly put down your legs and relax.
  • Move your legs up to 90 degrees and start air cycling in the backward direction for 1 minute.
  • Repeat the set 5 times.

8. Wall Sit:

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Wall sit or wall squat is a simple body-weight exercise that will test the strength and endurance of your lower body. But be warned. This exercise works a little different than the typical body weight squats since you’re holding your body in a static position for a certain period of time.

How to do:

  • To start, lean against the wall with your feet hip-width apart planted firmly on the ground.
  • Your feet also should be about 2 feet away from the wall.Now brace your abs and slowly slide down the wall with your back pressed against the wall until your legs are bent at the 90 degree angle.
  • This angle is very crucial because if your thighs are not parallel to the ground, your leg muscles will not get a workout.
  • Knees should be directly above your ankles and your back should be touching the wall at all times. Hold this position for 20-60 seconds.

9. Jump Rope:

jump-rope

Jump rope is not just a fun exercise, it also has great fitness benefits for grown-ups as well. Jumping rope workout is an excellent total-body exercise to condition and strengthen the heart, tone the arms, legs and core. It’s also a great cardio to shed some extra calories and fat.

How to do:

  • To start, grab the handles with a comfortable grip.
  • Turn the rope by turning your wrists in circular.
  • Swing the rope over your head and jump as it passes your feet.
  • You don’t have to jump high – just enough to clear the rope.
  • Land evenly on both feet. Continue for one minute, then rest for one minute.
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