The outer thigh is a tough area to isolate, but it can be accomplished with this move. The flexion and extension of the glute will have your legs burning in no time. This an excellent conditioning move for all fitness levels.
Move Targets: Legs and butt
Step 1: Lie on your side and prop up your body on your elbow. Place your elbow directly beneath the shoulder. Your other hand can go on the ground in front of you for support. Bend the bottom knee as comfortable and pull the top knee toward the chest.
Step 2: Crunch the leg in and out, flexing the foot to fully engage the leg muscles. This exercise is most effective with high reps, like 50 to 100. Keep the core tight to stay in control. Modification: To avoid shoulder discomfort, use a pillow or side-lying position. >> Read more: 6 Saddlebag Shavers
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