8 Simple and Best Exercises To Reduce Thigh Fat

5. Criss-Cross Power Jacks:


This one of the functional exercises for inner thigh that engages the inner thigh muscles and increases the heart rate at the same time that helps in burning more calories.

How to do: 

  • Stand with your feet closed and take in a deep breath.
  • Now, jump out wide as you exhale and cross your arms overhead.
  • From there cross the legs with the left leg in front of the right and left arm crossed over right at the chest level and immediately repeat the cross by alternating sides.
  • Do this exercise for 30 to 45 seconds before moving on to the next one.

6. Sumo Squat With Side-Arm Raises:


Sumo squat or Plie squat is another power-packed squat variation that helps to develop shapely legs but how to reduce inner thigh fat with squats? This particular squat focuses on the inner thighs rather than the quads.

How to do: 

  • Stand with your legs open wide and toes are pointing slightly outward.
  • Hold a pair of dumbbells in your hands and your arms straight, palms facing down.
  • Now, bend your knees till the knees are over your ankles and raise your arms just below shoulder height.
  • Stretch your legs and bring down your arms simultaneously.
  • Target 3 sets of 15 repetitions.

7. Inside Leg Lifts:


This is a great isolation exercise that directly targets the area you are trying to troubleshoot. You can make this exercise harder with ankle weights.

8. Lateral Step-Out Squat:


We promise you’ll feel this one fire up the hips, glutes and thighs. If you’re impervious to the burn, place a resistance band around your ankles to increase the resistance with each step.

How to do: 

  • Stand up straight, feet shoulder-width apart.
  • Keeping toes pointed straight ahead and knees over toes, lower into a standard squat.
  • Hold that squat position as you take two steps to your right.
  • Pause, then take two small side steps to your left  Repeat same