Up to 80 percent of our times spend at work means less physical activities for each of us and a higher risk of developing various diseases and affections. We all know by now the importance of exercising and workouts on a daily basis, in order to have a healthy and beautiful body shape.
Any type of exercise is benefic and recommended, because we put our heart and muscles in motion, regardless of what’s the main goal. There’s a great deal of evidence for the benefits of physical exercises and we are not going to insist on them. However, we are going to focus on an essential area for women, the legs, and give you insights about several easy and quick exercises to follow for keeping them good looking. After all, every woman wants to have hot legs, right?
If you are sitting at desk all day, step-ups exercises are an easy and simple way for toning your legs, as long as you are doing them on a regular basis. Whether you are using the stairs or another step, you should always start with the right foot and then bring the left one. Do at least 24 repetitions for every side and add a pair of 5 or 10 pound dumbbell in arms for more resistance. It is probably one of the easiest methods to work muscles in the legs and boost your heart rate. For more inspiration, here is a video with step-up exercise.
Here is another great way to built leg power while exercising at home. If you can’t afford going to a gym class, these exercises are easy and effective for everyone who’s trying to get better legs for the next summer season. While you can find many squats variations, depending on what you are focusing on, the jump squats is a good piece of exercise in which, as the name suggests, you jump and then leave feet on the ground. Considered to be an excellent cardio workout, the exercise helps you improve power and get hot legs by practicing every day. If you don’t choose to hold a weight, swing your arms overheads, jump reaching the ceiling and return to the initial posture. For good results, try to do 2 or 3 sets of 20 repetitions.
This exercise isn’t helping only the legs, but it strengthens also the abdominal area and the lower back and it can be easily exercised at home. Done correctly, this Pilates exercise will boost the core stability as well and keep the back healthy without any pain. Lie down on the floor, contracts abdominal muscles and lift your hips up of the floor, while keeping arms at sides. Try to hold on this position for 25 seconds and then do more repetitions for better results. No special equipment required and you can work more than one series of muscles.
If you will follow these three simple exercises every day, chances are to get the tones and those sexy legs, but you should also have a healthy and balanced diet.