My thighs and bottom have always been my problem area, no matter how much weight I lose, or how hard I try I have always hated them and have always been self-conscious of the way I look! I have always dreamed of the ‘perfect’ pair of legs. In honesty though, what is the perfect pair of legs? Who has the perfect pair of legs and how do you get them? Everyone’s perception is different and everyone’s desire is different.
My perception and desire is a beautiful pair of toned, not overly muscly and definately not stick thin, (I say that because I will never be stick thin so why dream it) I could however achieve the toned aspect, but how?
I run, I cycle and I walk, all of these use your legs, they all use different muscles so why are they not toning and shaping my thighs and bottom? Compared to when i started 3 years ago my body has changed dramatically but is still not where I want it to be.
(Me 3 years ago)
Me 2017 January (left) and April (right)
My top half loves toning up and does so very easily, when I lose a few pounds sadly it always comes off my already very small top half, never my problem thighs and butt!
So after trying, trying, trying and not succeeding I am giving The Cycling Bug’s 30 Thigh Challenge a go.
I am on Day 9 now and today’s requirement was:
30 x Inner Thigh Lifts (on each leg)
35 x Scissors (these never fail to make me chuckle)
15 x Fire Hydrant (on each leg)
I cannot see a difference yet and am presuming that perhaps I won’t, but I do feel a difference, I can feel the exercises working and as the days progress the repetitions increase it is only going to get harder/better. Plus these exercises are designed to not only tone but also strengthen this area so it really is win win, the stronger the better with the challenges I have ahead of me
I have also started adding my own little bit on the end of 3 sets of 12 Dead Lifts.
Toned, gorgeous thighs here I come…… butt next