The problem areas of women, where unwanted fat most often accumulates, are located in the thighs and abdomen. After the birth, it seemed to me that such a zone was only in the area of the press. However, the results of anthropometry showed that my main problem is the lateral, or outer, side of the thigh.
I really like shaping, as it allows you to select combinations that work exactly on bad zones. However, doing exercises, for example, only for the buttocks, is ineffective, since the exercises for this muscle group are closely related to work on the back of the thigh.
I have no special knowledge, so I don’t venture to study without special complexes made up by professionals. The only thing I can afford outside of the program is to additionally work half an hour a day with problem areas. A few minutes devoted to them in the general complex will not be enough to regain the former young grace.
I do not advise anyone to do exercises for only one group of muscles without prior preparation. Even if yesterday you went to group classes in a fitness center and today decided to work something out, you still need to do a warm-up.
Since I’m bored at home doing monotonous swinging with my hands and feet, I remember childhood and just dance to my favorite music. This is the way an excellent psychological relief. I also like the fact that you can even dance with a baby in your arms.
It turned out that the most effective exercises are those after which the muscles clearly hurt. If the pain is too strong, it means that I overdid it and the next time I need to take this into account. I will cite a few of them, about which the participants of Alimero asked me:
1. Outer thigh
Lying on your side, stretch out into a string and place your hand under your head with an emphasis on your elbow. Bend the upper leg, slightly relaxing it. Raise and lower legs 15-20 times on each side. Work only with the thigh, do not strain the leg below the knee.
2. Inner thigh
Continue to lie on your side in the same position, but instead of the upper leg bend the bottom. Raise the bent leg twice to the ceiling. Then lift the upper leg, without lifting the torso from the floor and make scissors, straightening and pulling the lower leg to the raised. Repeat this procedure 10-15 times on each side.
Lying on your back, raise both legs above the floor at an angle of about 45 degrees, put your hands behind your head. At the same time, lower the leg with your knee towards you, pulling the upper half of the body towards it. Return to the starting position. Repeat the exercise, not forgetting to change the legs for 4-5 minutes.