10 Most Effective Exercises To Reduce Inner-Thigh Fat

6. Side Lunges:

Lunges are perfect for working the legs, glutes and core. Side lunges turn more of the pressure onto the inside of the thighs, they are tough at first but will soon become second nature.


How to do it:

  • Start with your feet together, then step one foot out to the side and lunge forward. Keep your other leg as still as possible while doing this.
  • Push off and bring your foot back to the starting position.
  • You will feel a strain on the inner-thighs bringing your foot back, but this will become easier through repetition.
  • Alternate legs for 10 reps with each leg per set.
  • If you find this exercise easy add weights to your hands for extra resistance.

7. Side Plank Lift:

Another leg lift variation, this one challenges your entire lower body as well as your arms and core.


How to do it:

  • Lie on your right side and prop your upper body up on your right extended arm, palm flat on the floor.
  • Extend your right leg straight out and point your toes. Bend your left knee and step your left foot flat on the floor just behind your right leg so that your hips stay stacked on top of each other in your plank position.
  • Shift your weight into your left leg so that your right toe is lightly touching the floor.
  • Squeeze your thighs together as you lift your right leg up to meet your left knee.
  • Hold for 1 count and then lower. That’s one rep. Do 15 reps with your right leg, 15 with your left.

8. Side-Lying Double Leg Lifts:

This is a variation on leg lifts with a twist to add extra focus on those inner-thighs. Basically you are using one leg to lift the weight of your other leg. Working the inner-thighs of both in the process.


How to do it:

  • Using a mat find a comfortable spot to lay down on your side. Extend your arm nearest to the floor out straight, as if you were reaching for something.
  • Hold your legs together and slowly raise them both as far as you can comfortably do so. Keep your toes pointed forwards, and control the movements slowly.
  • The form you want to keep is your upper body flat to the floor, and pivoting at the hips only.
  • Hold the position for 1-2 seconds when your legs are elevated, then slowly return them to the floor.
  • 1-2 sets of 15 reps per side is ideal.
Prev3 of 4Next