How to Exercise Your Thighs

How To : Exercise thighs with outer thigh presses

Have you tried working out with outer thigh presses? Outer thigh presses are an essential part of lifting weights and strength training. This fitness how-to video tutorial demonstrates how to increase thigh power with outer thigh presses. Learn about muscle training and exerci ...more

How To : Perform 5 exercises to firm stomach and thighs

This video demonstrates various different tips which will help you to strengthen the stomach and thighs. First of all, you should make sure that you are eating properly by eating more vegetables, whole grains, and cut down on junk food. Next, make sure to do cardio exercises, ...more

How To : Do butt and thigh press exercises

Work out the butt and thighs with press exercises. Learn about butt and thigh presses in this dumbbell fitness video. Take action: place feet higher or lower depending on target area, bring thighs to chest without rolling hips, but do not lock knees. Michelle, the instructor i ...more

How To : Do thigh exercises on a hip abduction machine

In this video series, let our expert show you how to use the confusing hip abduction and hip adduction machines for thigh exercises. With Sheila Lindsey's help, you can start learning how to work your inner and outer thighs. She illustrates the various parts of the machines, a ...more

How To : Exercise with a physio ball for thinner thighs

This video is teaching a great exercise for thinner thighs and flatter abs for bikini season. The name of the exercise is called ball slaps. You will need and big ball about fifty-five centimeters wide. Lay flat on your back with your arms stretched above your head. With your ...more

How To : Exercise with a thigh master

Thigh Masters are an inexpensive and easy way to build muscle strength. Work the inner thighs, outer thighs and chest muscles with simple Thigh Master exercises in this free fitness video series from a professional fitness instructor. Part 1 of 6 - How to Exercise with a thigh ...more

How To : Do a pilates obliques roll back exercise

This pilates how-to video illustrates the Obliques Roll Back exercise. This is a challenging rotational pilates exercise for athletes and advanced clients. Obliques Roll Back targets the obliques, transversus abdominis and rectus abdominis. Focus on opening your hip joints to ...more

How To : Tone arms with a standing barbell curl exercise

To maximize your arm muscles, the "standing barbell curl" is the perfect exercise. To better maximize your muscles, keep tension on the arms throughout the move. This triceps muscle exercise from Men's Health is great for any man looking to get in shape. Stand holding a bar-b ...more

How To : Do the side leg lifts series

Katherine and Kimberly Corp show you how to do the side leg lifts series or the banana pilates exercise. This exercise is used for strengthening your obliques, inner thigh, and glutes to help improve stability and balance.

How To : Determine how many reps of exercises you should do

So you've finally created a nice body-toning workout that consists of all the exercise your body needs to burn calories and stay slim: Push-ups, bicycle crunches, thigh lifts, lateral arm lifts, and shoulder presses. But then arises the second biggest problem after figuring ou ...more

How To : Tone abs with a mini-band standing exercise

This how-to shows a great muscle combo workout: legs and abs. Men's Health, the preeminent source for fitness videos, breaks it down for you. Loop resistance tubing around your ankles and pull it up your legs until the loop is just above your knees. Place your feet more than ...more

How To : Do squats for dummies

Squats strengthen your butt muscles, hamstrings and quadriceps. First, pick up your dumbbells. Bring the dumbbells by your hips, thighs or let them hang by your side. Next, stand with your feet shoulder width apart, toes pointing forward and stand straight and tall. Sit down l ...more

How To : Workout your abs like Lady Gaga and stay in shape

Lady Gaga is definitely in shape. No one can deny that. But how does she do it? How does pop music's most popular artist stay in perfect shape? How does she get those great looking abs?!? As busy as Lady Gaga may be, she always finds the time for a short exercise routine. Her ...more

How To : Tone arms with the Javorek complex exercise

The Javorek complex - what is it? It's an exercise for your shoulders. Men's Health gives you a perfect demonstration of how the "Javorek complex" is supposed to be done. This is an all-round shoulder exercise. Stand holding a pair of dumb-bells, arms at your sides, palms fac ...more

How To : Tone arms with a standing scaption exercise

Doing this workout from Men's Health will increase flexbility and strength in your rotator cuffs. Make sure to execute technical precision to avoid injury. Stand holding a light pair of dumb-bells in front of your thighs with a neutral grip, your palms facing each other. Rais ...more

How To : Workout with a cable tricep press downs drop set

Learn how to do a cable triceps press down drop set. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits If you've done the cable tricep bar press-down before, you know that it's a staple exercise of many workout programs that isolates and builds the muscles of the tri ...more

How To : Work your legs with half twist jump squats

Learn how to do half twist jump squats. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Developing your legs isn’t just about building bulk—it’s also about training the propulsive strength you need for sports, power workouts, and just having fun. This exercise buil ...more

How To : Do dumbbell front raises

Learn how to do dumbbell front raises. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits You've probably been doing dumbbell front raises since you first started working out, and in this case, an old standard is a good thing. Dumbbell front raises isolate and work th ...more

How To : Do barbell squats

Squats are probably the most useful exercise you can do at the gym—no other single exercise encourages more muscle growth. With a range of motion that incorporates many different muscle groups in the legs, core and upper body, squats strengthen not only those muscles, but also ...more

How To : Do jump triceps bench dips

Learn how to do jump triceps bench dips and sculpt your body without weights. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Bench dips are an ideal triceps isolating exercise, using the weight of your body against the muscle. Here you'll add a “jump” aspect for an ...more

How To : Do seated reverse flys

Learn how to do seated reverse flys. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Seated reverse dumbbell flys strengthen and develop the rear deltoids, the often-used but hard-to-isolate back of your shoulders. Muscles Worked Shoulders (rear deltoids) Startin ...more

How To : Do the super legs exercise

Learn how to do super legs exercise. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Super Legs is one leg exercise you can't live without, particularly since it combines four incredible leg exercises: squats, reaching lunges, jump scissor switches, and jump squats ...more

How To : Strengthen your triceps with cable bar pull downs

Learn how to do cable bar pull down triceps. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The cable triceps bar pull-down is similar to its more popular cousin, the cable triceps bar press-down. The difference? You hold the bar with your palms up, turning a pres ...more

How To : Do power cable chest presses with front lunge

Learn how to do a standing power cable chest press with alternate front lunge. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Add difficulty to the standard cable chest press by doing it with power out of a forward lunge. Not only does this add a leg-strengthening ...more

How To : Strengthen your legs with walking lunges

Learn how to do walking lunges. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Walking lunges give the muscle-building benefits of traditional lunges with the additional benefit of balance and control training. Starting position Stand on the floor with your arms ...more

How To : Do dumbbell walking lunges

Learn how to do dumbbell walking lunges. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Walking lunges give the muscle-building benefits of traditional lunges with the additional benefit of balance and control training. Add the weight of dumbbells to increase the d ...more

How To : Do single leg twisting dumbbell curls

Learn how to do single-leg twisting dumbbell curls. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Balance is everything in this combo bicep curl, which combines a one-legged stance with a hammer curl on the upswing and a regular curl on the way down to add a twist ...more

How To : Do dumbbell reverse raises

Learn how to do dumbbell reverse raises. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Triceps kickbacks isolate and work the three heads that comprise the triceps muscle—with your elbow up behind you, you'll get no help from other muscle groups as you work to st ...more

How To : Do flat bench dumbbell flys

Learn how to do flat bench dumbbell flys. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The classic dumbbell fly works your chest and your inner chest muscles in particular. It's an essential part of any chest-building regimen. Muscles Worked Chest Starting Posi ...more

How To : Do triceps single-arm kickbacks

Learn how to do triceps single-arm kickbacks. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Triceps kickbacks isolate and work the three heads that comprise the triceps muscle—with your elbow up behind you, you'll get no help from other muscle groups as you work ...more

How To : Get Six Pack Abs

The abdominals can be considered one of the best signals of fitness and strength and is one of the most sought-after muscle groups to develop by both men and women. While the abdominals are very desirable, it can be one of the most difficult areas to distinguish and maintain. ...more

How To : Do multi directional speed lunges with shoe tap

Learn how to do multi directional speed lunges with shoe tap. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Starting Position Stand upright with feet about hip-width apart and arms at your sides. Exercise 1. From the starting position, step one foot forward into a lunge. D ...more

How To : Do step ups for aerobics

The step-up is a great exercise for the muscles of the upper leg. It effectively works the thighs, hips, and butt. The calf muscles work as synergists during the step-up exercise. They assist with balance. The step-up exercise can either be done one leg at a time or alternatin ...more

How To : Exercise with the dumbbell side split squat

Learn how to exercise by doing the dumbbell side split squat. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: glutes Secondary Muscle Group: calves, hamstrings, inner thighs, outer thighs, quads Base Movement: split squat Equipment: dumbbell Training Type: weight training Level of Dif ...more

How To : Get skinny legs through thigh and hip extensions

In this tutorial, learn some easy leg exercises that you can do at home or the gym. These exercises don't require much space or any equipment and you can learn them pretty quickly. These stretches will help to slim your hips and thighs and tone your overall legs and buttocks. ...more

How To : Do a front shoulder raise arm exercise

The shoulder or deltoid is made up of three muscular heads: anterior (front), medial (middle), and posterior (rear). Each head plays a different role in how the shoulder moves. The front shoulder raise mainly works the front head of the shoulder, although each head assists wit ...more

How To : Do a cable pullover back exercise

The cable pullover is a great way to work the upper back muscles. This exercise also works just about all the muscles of the upper body to some degree. The largest muscle in the back is scientifically known as the latissimus dorsi. You might see it referred to as the "lats" or ...more

How To : Do a single leg deadlift with a medicine ball

If you want to improve balance and strength in the leg muscles, try the single leg deadlift (also called the single leg Romanian deadlift). This exercise is primarily going to work your hamstrings and butt. The single leg deadlift comes with a high degree of difficulty because ...more

How To : Do the ski squats exercise

Back exercises can greatly increase the condition of your spine and posture. Learn how to do ski squats exercise with this tutorial. The ski squat exercise strengthens the back and thigh muscles. People with knee problems should avoid this exercise. Watch this how to video and ...more

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