Spring has arrived and summer is just around the corner. Many people are already fantasizing about the hot summer days and the fun they’ll have in some of the many beautiful beaches out there. However, there are also many of them who are worried about their appearance because the winter months are usually the period of the year when people gain weight.
So, in case you’ve noticed a few extra pounds, this is the right time to do something about that. Even though extra weight affects all body parts, it seems that the hips and thighs are affected the most at least when it comes to women. In case you want to eliminate extra fat, then you must be prepared to introduce some changes in your lifestyle.
Many women avoid this part because they hate going to the gym or they simply don’t have enough time. The good news is that you can exercise at home and get some amazing results too. With the exercise that you will find in this article you will be able to eliminate 1cm in your thighs and hips per week. It only takes 12 minutes a day to achieve that.
However, you should be prepared for a really intense 12-minute exercising.
- Plie Squats
Legs spread, glutes in the back and do this exercise for 30 seconds.
- Side Lunge
It’s practically a squat with one leg, just doing it sideways. Focus your weight on one leg and then switch on the other leg. Do this exercise for 30 seconds, both legs.
- Squat and Kick
It’s a simple exercise. Just do a squat and raise your leg sideways, just kick it out switching left and right leg. Do this exercise for 60 seconds, both legs.
- Skater Hops
The name says it all, move your leg backwards imitating an ice skater while slightly jumping and switching left and right leg. Do this exercise for 30 seconds.
- Inner Leg Lift
Lay down sideways, and raise the inner leg for about 20 inches, while the outer leg is behind enough to focus the tension on the inner leg. Do this exercise for 30 seconds each leg.
- Circle Leg
Stay in the same position as the previous exercise, and use the top leg to do circles, while the standing leg will be the one on bottom. Do this exercise 30 seconds each leg.
- Outer Leg Lift
With a side plank position, raise the outer leg as much as you can. If it’s hard, you can lay down on your hips. Do this exercise for 30 seconds each leg.
- Fire Hydrants
Lay down on your knees, hands down and raise your legs sideways. Make sure you don’t touch the floor with the knee. Do this exercise 30 seconds each leg.
- Fire Hydrant Kicks
Remain in the same position, and instead of just raising the leg, just perform a kick while your leg is in the air. Do this exercise 30 seconds each leg.