Many women (and frankly, even some men) work hard to get the perfect thigh gap. That said, there is no reason to overdo it. Simple things like placing an ice pack on the area can help remove fat. There are even some simple exercises that only take a few minutes a day that you can do to help close the distance between the thighs of your dreams.
We are sharing a series of exercises that can help you close the gap between your thighs in a safe and healthy way, not to mention fun!
How to Get a Thigh Gap
Wide Stance Squats
This is an exercise that will really help to target the thigh area, especially the hamstrings and hind legs.
Stand upright, keeping your legs apart and your toes slightly pointed. Move your butt down like you’re trying to sit up. Point your knees so they are in line with your feet.
The more you point your toes, the more your thighs will feel. Return to the starting position, doing 30 reps total.
Pilates Leg Lifts
This exercise, which has been a Pilates staple for decades, not only helps tone your thighs, it can also help your abs and hips.
First, lie on your side and fully extend your legs. Raise your leg slowly and as high as you can. As you do this, try to reach the outside of your thighs.
Then lower your leg back to the starting position. As noted above, add weights if this becomes too easy.
By lifting your hips, you can tone your thighs, abs, and hamstrings.
Lie on your back, keeping your legs bent and your feet hip-width apart. Place an object between your knees, such as a towel or pillow.
Raise your hips to help your body lift off your knees to form a straight line. As you do this, squeeze any object between your knees as hard as you can.
Lower your hips back to the starting position. Remember not to rest your back until you finish the exercise.
This exercise may seem simple, but you will definitely feel the power in your thighs in the end.
Sit on the floor and keep your back straight. Bring the soles of your feet together and bend your knees, trying to imitate the image of a butterfly.
Try to move your thighs up and down, moving your heels as close to your groin as possible. Keep moving like this ten times. Lower your head to toe. As you hold this position, you should feel the stretch in your thighs.
This is the perfect stretch to tighten your hips and strengthen your glutes.
Stand up straight, keeping your legs apart. Take your right foot and step to the right. Squat as low as possible while trying to stretch your left leg. Get up to the starting position and repeat on the left side.
Make Sure Not To Bulk Up Your Legs:
There are always too many good things, which is why some people fear that too much work on the inner thighs will actually stretch the legs. This is usually easily avoided.
Just make sure you don’t train for mass and exercise in moderation. Also, don’t significantly increase your calories or protein before exercising.
Do you know or do you do any exercises that help you develop thigh openings? Let us know!