The Hot Legs Workout

Diagonal Leg

Targets: Abs, obliques, butt, quads, hamstrings, and calves

  • Lie face up on floor with knees bent, feet flat, hands on floor by hips.
  • Lift hips off floor and tuck left foot under right thigh, left knee pointing left.

    Diagonal Leg Step 2

    • Keeping hips lifted throughout, bring left knee out to left to untuck foot, then extend leg diagonally up to left.
    • Return left foot to tuck position. Do 20 reps. Switch sides and repeat. Do 2 sets.

       

      Side-Lunge Butt Kicker

      Targets: Abs, obliques, butt, quads, and hamstrings

      • Stand with feet hip-width apart, arms by sides.
      • Lunge to right with right leg, keeping toes pointed forward and bending right knee 90 degrees. Hinge forward from hips and touch left hand to floor.

        Side-Lunge Butt Kicker Step 2

        • Push off right foot to stand on left leg as you bend right knee to bring foot toward butt, reaching left hand behind you to tap right foot. Quickly return to side lunge.
        • Do 20 reps. Switch legs and repeat. Do 2 sets.

       

     

Thigh Trimmer

  • Targets: Butt, quads, and hamstrings

    • Stand with feet shoulder-width apart, arms by sides.
    • Bend knees and hinge forward from hips to touch hands to floor a few inches in front of feet. Lift left foot behind you a few inches off floor and point left knee slightly to left.

       

      Thigh Trimmer Step 2

      • Lift bent left leg diagonally behind you toward right.
      • Swing left knee back down toward left.
      • Do 20 reps. Switch legs and repeat. Do 2 sets.

        Carving Curtsy

        Targets: Abs, obliques, butt, inner thighs, quads, and hamstrings

        • Stand with feet shoulder-width apart, elbows bent by sides, hands in front of chest.
        • Lunge back with left leg, bringing left foot toward right and bending both knees 90 degrees into a curtsy; swing bent left arm forward, right arm back.

          Carving Curtsy Step 2

          • Stand up on right leg, bringing bent left knee directly out to side at hip level and tapping left hand on left knee.
          • Quickly return to curtsy lunge. Do 20 reps. Switch sides and repeat. Do 2 sets.

         

       

      Golf Swing

      Targets: Abs, obliques, butt, inner thighs, and quads

      • Stand with feet wider than shoulder-width apart, toes turned out slightly, elbows bent with hands in front of you.
      • Lower into squat.

        Golf Swing Step 2

        • Return to standing, balancing on left leg as you swing extended right leg diagonally across body to left (lift right leg as high as you can).
        • Quickly return to squat. Do 20 reps. Switch sides and repeat. Do 2 sets.

         

         

       

     

 

 

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