5 Isolation Exercises To Get Toned & Tight Thighs

If you have reached a higher level where you only need to tone and tight your thighs rather than just building the muscles, then you need to optimize your exercise routine. This is essential if you want to improve the muscle tone in your thighs. Thus, you need to have a different approach such as isolation exercises that only focus on legs and thighs muscles.

Check out the following exercises and build your way up, increasing the number of reps! Here you have them, 5 isolation exercises to achieve toned and tight thighs:

1. Squat with Ball

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Place an exercise ball between the wall and the curve of your lower back.
Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart.
Bend your knees and lower 5 to 10 inches.
Keep your shoulders level and your hips square.
Hold this position for 3 seconds and then stand back up.
Start with 10 reps and work up to 20.

2. Flamingo Balance

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Stand with your left hand on your hip.
Lean forward slightly and lift your left foot behind you to about hip height.
Bring your right arm forward.
Turn your palm to face the ceiling and do a biceps curl.
Touch your toes back down briefly, then repeat for 20 reps.

3. Plyometric Squat

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Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart.
Squat down, bending your knees to 90 degrees.
Jump up and land softly again in the squat position.
Use the strength in your legs and butt to jump up explosively.
Keep your weight back, over your heels.
Do 20 reps.

4. Plie

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Stand with your feet slightly wider than shoulder-width apart and your toes pointing out.
Bring your arms out straight in front of you and lower into a squat.
Come back up and repeat.
Go as low into the squat as you can without letting your knees move past your toes.
Keep your torso tall, and don’t let your knees creep past your toes.
Do 20 reps.

5. Roundhouse Kick

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Stand with feet shoulder-width apart, knees soft.
Hold fists under the chin, palms in and elbows near the rib cage.
Your shoulders should be relaxed.
Pivot 45 degrees to the right.
Extend left leg out to side, pointing toes to the floor.
Lift left knee as high as you comfortably can, turning outer thigh to face the ceiling.
Extend leg, then retract it, keeping toes pointed.
Lower leg and pivot back to start, so toes point forward.
Squat down, keeping knees aligned with ankles.
Complete 2 sets of 15 reps.

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