C. LAKSHMI KUMAR

Tone your thighs with these moves

Method

Hold a dumbbell in each hand with the weights facing the sides of your thighs.

Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart.

Keeping your back straight, head up and abdominals tight, take a step forward with your left leg.

Bend your knee until the thigh is parallel to the ground.

Reverse the movement and return to starting position.

Perform repetitions with both legs.

Avoid

The trailing knee touching the ground.

Rounding the back.

Using too heavy weights.

Jerking or bouncing action.

Targeted muscles

Trains the quadriceps or thigh muscles.

Secondary emphasis is on hamstrings and gluteus muscles.

Who benefits

Athletes and sportspersons.

Those who desire muscular thighs and a firm gluteus.

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