Your legs, thighs and hips need attention. At least that is the case with majority of women. There two very Effective Exercises in this article that can tone these troublesome body parts.
They can easily be done in the comfort of your own home or even outdoors. All you have to do is – raise your legs. Read through the details provided carefully. They should be done correctly, otherwise you can end up straining your muscles.
Calve raises is an extremely effective exercise and can be done easily by anyone. First, take the Right Position holding your body straight. Stand in front of a wall keeping a distance equal to the length of your hands. Keep your legs and feet together and place palm of your hands on the wall for support.
Relax your shoulders and keep looking forward keeping your neck straight. Do not loose this alignment while exercising. Now, slowly raise your heels above the ground. So you are essentially lifting your body supporting it on your toes and the balls of your feet.
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When you rise up, squeeze your heels, knees and thighs close together. Also inhale while lifting your body upwards. Hold yourself in this position for some time. Then lower your heel gently exhaling at the same time. If you are doing this exercise correctly, you will feel your calve and thigh muscle working whenever you raise your legs.
Leg Raises For Buttocks
These are very simple leg raises that can tone your posterior. Stand straight and hold your back upright. Your legs should be apart about the length of your shoulders. Now raise your legs upwards from the ground. Lift one leg up, while the other is on the ground.
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Lift it such that the knee is bent at ninety degrees, while the thighs are parallel to the ground. Hold your legs in this position for about five seconds. Repeat a few repetitions and then perform the same number of repetitions on the other leg too.
As you can see these are very easy exercises to execute. Even if you are a novice, you can easily understand and do them. Just because they are simple, doesn’t indicate that they are any less effective. In fact, it is better to do simpler exercises, especially when you are just a beginner. This way you greatly reduce the risk of injury.