Give your exercise program a boost!
It can be difficult to start an exercise program for the first time. As scary as it may be at first, eventually you will become get used to your routine. However, after a while, you will have to make some changes if you want to move on. This is where our workout challenge for slim legs comes in! This challenge is a great way to get your body going again and possibly learn some new exercises along the way.
Why is it important to change your routine?
Consistency is very important for beginners. It enables you to build a basic level of balance, strength, endurance, and speed. As a rule of thumb, you should complete your beginner fitness program for at least three months. That is, your body will eventually adapt to the pressures that you have placed on it. In this case, your progress may stall.
Changing up your routine with a challenge like this is the perfect way to shock your system and recruit some muscles that would otherwise go untapped. In addition to targeting new muscles, the exercises in these workouts can also work muscles that you’ve used, but in a different way. After all, you won’t get bored and complacent changing your routine and adding some momentum to your stride! Together, these small changes can have a big, positive, and lasting impact on your fitness goals!
TRAINER TIP: Anytime you feel that an exercise has become too easy, you can play around with the number of reps and sets you do, adjust the duration of an exercise or routine, or even adjust the intensity by adding or increasing resistance increase!
Eat to aid your workout
The goal of this challenge is to help you get firmer and leaner. Exercise is one of the best ways to burn excess calories and get your metabolism going. But did you know that diet plays just as much, if not a bigger role in losing weight? There is no better way to achieve your fitness goals than combining an effective exercise regimen with a nutritious diet.
We have many healthy recipes to choose from to aid your workout, but we also have a number of different nutrition plans that you can follow. You may want to do one of the following while taking part in this 7-day lean legs training challenge:
7-day training challenge for slim legs
This week-long challenge includes seven workouts, each of which varies in duration and intensity. Halfway through the week, on day four, you will be given a rest and recovery day that includes a short, lower body focused yoga routine.
Follow the link for each workout and follow the instructions in the link. Some of the workouts assign a number of repetitions and sets depending on your fitness level. Just do what works best for you!
For these routines, you’ll need a timer, a yoga mat or towel to hang on, a medium set of dumbbells, and a heavy set of dumbbells.
Your first training is: 3 movements to tone and tone thighs
Duration: 10-15 minutes
Today we play: 5 movements for a leaner lower body
Duration: 15-30 minutes
Today’s training is: Lean your thighs in 6 simple movements
Duration: 12-21 minutes
Stretch yourself with today’s yoga routine: 6 yoga poses for long, slim legs
Duration: Less than 10 minutes
The only exercise tool you need today is your body: Love Your Legs Body Weight Workout
Duration: 10-20 minutes
Today’s routine will improve it one more time: High intensity lower body routine
Duration: Less than 30 minutes
Finish strong with today’s workout: 30-minute circuit training for sporty looking legs
Duration: 30 minutes
Take part in this lower body challenge whenever you feel like you need to change things. We also highly recommend that you take some of the exercises from the workouts below and add them to your normal leg day.
If you enjoyed this lean leg workout challenge, we might also want to try these lower body routines:
Follow us on Pinterest and Facebook or subscribe to our eNewsletter for more fitness routines, healthy recipes and more!