The Best Outer-Thigh Exercises and Cardio Workouts
Typically shorter in duration than your usual workouts, HIIT can range from 10-30 minutes in length, although studies show that this style can produce results similar to twice the amount of moderate-intensity training.
Learning you need a 45-degree back extension machine or a Roman chair when what you have on-hand consists of what you can find in your living room is a recipe for throwing in the towel on your workout altogether.
Be sure to land on the ball of your foot with your hips
These types of taxing workouts burn tons of calories in a short amount of time, keep your metabolism revving for hours after your workout is completed, improve cardiovascular strength and oxygen consumption, and boost your overall fitness. The one shown here includes modifications for all fitness levels, so no matter where you’re starting from, the benefits will be yours in a snap.
Land back in your squat with the glutes and thighs engaged
- Jump up, bringing the arms overhead or swinging backwards
- Lower to the bottom of a push-up with elbows at a 45-degree angle
- Perform one full push-up
Instagram and TikTok have us all drinking the Kool-Aid to some degree. Though we know deep down that these platforms are sometimes riddled with misinformation, the daily promise our news feeds provide us of a certain body type in a short time frame can weigh us down in terms of goal setting.
End every workout on a high note
Keeping good form and technique at the forefront of your fitness goals is incredibly important.
Not only does proper performance mean fewer injuries and better recovery, but it also helps with your mindset. When we get stuck in the rep or max rabbit hole (where we put more weight on the bar and finish the set regardless of form), our mindset also suffers.