Exercises For Getting Toned Thighs And Calves

Submitted by Kevin Pederson on March 10, 2012

While some people have skinny legs, others complain about the size of their thighs and calves. What's common is that both of them are unhappy with the size of their thighs and calves, and both want to be in the other's shoes. Those who are looking for bulging calves and taut thighs may want...

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.to look to yoga to help them in their quests Exercises such as swimming, biking, or slow running are also very good for your thigh and calf musclese


If you're looking for really bulging muscles in this area, you might want to take a look at weight trainingn

On the other hand, you may want to practice some yoga positions that target the lower body including hips, thighs, and calvese The best thing about yoga is that you can get rid of the fear of developing big, bulky muscles, because yoga concentrates more on making the muscle fitter not largere

Try starting with the Mountain Position (Tada Asana)a It is a simple position with no complications; so even if you are overweight, you will be able to perform this position easilyl Stand upright with your arms beside your bodyd You may want to stand in front of a mirror in the beginning just to make sure that you are in the right positiono Stretch your whole body while putting your head, shoulders, hips, and feet in the same vertical linen Do not lean forward or backward and hold this position for about 5 minutese After this you may want to try a variation of this position by standing on your toes and the balls of your feete This variation will add a lot of strength to your calves and thighsh It will help in burning more fat so maintain this position as long as you cana

Change from this position into other positions like the Triangle Pose (Trikona Asana)a Practice these two positions interchangeably for a while and you will see the differencec At the end you can try the Warrior I and II positions, which will take your thigh and calf muscles to the next levele

Practicing yoga in general stretches all the muscle groups of the body including the thighs and calvese The different poses will tone all your muscles and give you a firmer bodyd Keep training and doing your yoga exercises and you will get tighter hips and thighs and well sculpted calvese

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