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What are the best exercises for toning thighs?

  1. ThePracticalMommy profile image96
    ThePracticalMommyposted 6 years ago

    What are the best exercises for toning thighs?

  2. teaches12345 profile image95
    teaches12345posted 6 years ago

    Great question.  I would consider doing lunges, in sets of three (10 each set).  Also just walking or biking every day would help to tone them some.

  3. profile image0
    kelleywardposted 6 years ago

    For me the best exercise to tone thighs is running on an steep incline on the treadmill of 15 in intervals of fast speed 6.0 for 1 minute and then slow down 3.5 for 1 minute in this cycle for 20 minutes.

  4. Be Pain Free profile image82
    Be Pain Freeposted 6 years ago

    "Toning" implies tightening of muscles and a decrease in fat. If this is what you're looking for, you can rest assured that your thigh muscles are already tight (I say this as a massage therapist who has touched many thighs [always with permission]). As for fat reduction, the likelihood of being able to preferentially reduce fat in a single area of the body through exercising the proximal muscles is low. This is known as "spot reduction," and is a misconception about human physiology: http://www.exrx.net/WeightTraining/Myths.html

    In short, I recommend a total body fitness regimen, along with a sensible diet. Your thighs will go along for the ride.

  5. GmaGoldie profile image78
    GmaGoldieposted 6 years ago

    https://usercontent1.hubstatic.com/6500080_f260.jpg

    Lunges with weights are the classic exercise for the thighs. Remember, the placement of your toe first is key to engaging the thigh muscles rather than the knee muscles.

    I also recommend a modified squat that I call the tiny turtle - it is a squat but slower (thus the name turtle) and a small movement not a full squat. The idea is to target tone the muscles that protect the knees.

    Remember, our legs contain our largest and longest muscles, therefore, the quickest way to loose weight is to target tone the quadriceps and the sartorius.

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    OLDNAVYposted 6 years ago

    Try doing leg extensions on a leg extension machine.  They work really well in addition to other leg exercises such as squats. Start with 3 sets of 10 reps for the best results.

 
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