A lot of online articles will claim that you can quickly and easily lose fat in your legs. Not only is this not physiologically possible, but could also waste a lot of your time. In reality, the only way to lose weight on a particular part of your body – is to lose weight on all of your body!
According to Fitness expert Pahla Bowers, doing endless hours of only thigh exercises, will not help reduce leg fat. Targeted exercises, in particular, are very ineffective in losing body fat.
They can only help you strengthen the area. So, reduce your overall body fat and with that reduce leg fat as well. And the best way to do this is with cardio exercises.
Starting, Low-Impact Cardio for Beginners
Cardio exercises are great if you’re just starting your journey into a better shape.
They are not intense and do not necessarily involve big part of your day. Most of us anyway, are not used to a rigorous workout routine.
That is why, a starting cardio for beginners, such as a 15 min walk can help. However, if you are interested in something a little more efficient.
The video below will give you a comfortable, cardio routine for your daily workout. This routine will boost your metabolism, burn some calories and fat, and also improve the condition of your heart.
Here are ten exercises, which will take a small amount of your day, but could have a lot of health rewards later if you stick with them.
- 20 repetitions of high hand crunches
- 20 repetitions of side shuffles
- 20 repetitions of squatty soldiers
- 20 repetitions of goofy jacks
- 20 repetitions of single double, knees
- 20 repetitions of runner marks
- 20 repetitions of rainbow jacks
- 20 repetitions of standing Russian twists
- 20 repetitions of frog reaches
- 20 repetitions of starbursts
Also, don’t underestimate the power of a balanced, clean diet. As an active person that regularly engages in physical exercise, make sure you align your diet with your new lifestyle.
Limit the consumption of processed food. Increase the amount of veggies, fruit, and meat you eat. Also, try to consume more dairy products and grains.