10 Moves For Terrifically Toned Inner Thighs

For legs that go on for days, you’ve got to work the long, lean muscle fibers.
These exercises are created to burn up the fat stored in your legs and simultaneously strengthen all of the muscles, which support your inner thighs. During the exercises use resistance frequently and in addition, take the advantage of bodyweight exercises if possible.

Include the moves from this list in your workouts, and try to do as many as possible, but at least one a day for several reps. By working hard your results will make you proud!

At the end of the list, you’ll find a bonus workout ready to go for it.

Side Lunge and Press

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Add a dumbbell to your side lunges by holding it at chest level. The booty should be sitting back and down in order to keep the knee behind the toes and shift your weight to one side. Then, push yourself out of it with the dumbbell overhead, and hold the pose for a while. Return to the starting position by shifting the weight to another side.

Repeat as many times as you can.

Prisoner Jacks

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Your feet are underneath the hips, and hands placed behind your head. Squat down with knees behind toes. By jumping the feet in and out you’ll engage the glutes, quads and inner thighs. All the time stay low!

Seated Leg Lift Combo


This exercise is not easy as it looks, it takes some serious effort! Start sitting down with your legs extended in front of you (keep the back straight). Your hands are balancing the body at your side. Raise one leg up, hold a while, then float it out to the side, hold it and reverse. Repeat with another leg

Gliding Side Lunge

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This move is also known as the rainbow. Start in a lying pose on your side, resting your head on your arm with the other arm positioning in front. First, raise the leg up and hold for a moment, then move the leg in front of you by touching the floor. Return the leg up in a starting position, then reset. Repeat 20 times on each side.

Leg Lift Tap

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This move is also known as the rainbow. Start in a lying pose on your side, resting your head on your arm with the other arm positioning in front. First, raise the leg up and hold for a moment, then move the leg in front of you by touching the floor. Return the leg up in a starting position, then reset. Repeat 20 times on each side.

Reverse Flutter Kicks


Lie on your belly, rest the upper half of your body and work the inner thighs. The arms are under your head as you raise the legs. While raising, at the same time cross your legs, which should be extended.

Kneeling Side Plank Clamshells

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On one your side, boost yourself up on your elbow. Raise the hip off the floor and keep the legs bent and fixed. During the move open and close the top of the legs. The benefit of the top leg is an active work and the bottom leg benefits from the holding. It all strengthen your obliques! Change the side and continue to do it for 60 seconds.

Leg Abduction with Band

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You’ll use a resistance band wrapped around the middle of your feet. Lying on your back extend the legs from the hips (feet are flexed). Your arms are at your side and your lower back pressed into the mat. Move your legs by opening and closing them. You can make the band tighter or looser to enhance the resistance. Do not closer the feet stop at hip-width.

Frog Lift

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You can use squishy ball (or small pillow). Lying on your belly, raise your head off the floor while the knees fall out to the side (hold the ball with the heels). It activates the inner thighs. During raising and lowering (only a couple inches), engage your glutes. Your belly shouldn’t be pushed into the floor, keep it more relaxed.

Gliding Plank Jacks

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Use gliders in this move. Start in a low plank with the balls of your feet on the gliders. Move the legs out (12 to 18 inches), and return them back in. You will benefit in strengthening your inner thigh muscles and your abdominals.