One thing you women often ask is how to lose the fat on your thighs. So you are looking for the same answer it seems. I will make it easy for you and give you all the important facts you need to know so you don't have to struggle anymore. It is most likely that not all of your questions are covered because every one has different ones and I would need to write a book to answer all, so just use the comment section and I will try to help.
Why your thighs are not firm
Below the skin of your thigh lays the connective tissue. Your body stores nutrients like fats in it. These fats can come from too high calorie consumption which is consumed through sugar especially.
What's also important to know is that fat acts as an insulator for toxins as well. So when your body is getting too many toxins without having the time to get rid of them, it just isolates and stores them in your connective tissue until it has time to get rid of them.
Having too much fat in your connective tissue is causing to form cellulite (orange skin). So your main goal is to get rid of those and firming your connective tissue to have firm thighs. Having this in mind, you do the following.
Exercises to trigger fat loss and firmness
If you already have started to exercise, you have made a good step. The next step would be to optimize your workouts.
What you want to do is a High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) for fast results. That means that you have to step up the speed of your running to sprints. Maybe easy jogging gives you a nice feeling of doing something but it doesn't trigger fat burning effectively.
HIIT on the other hand is giving your body a kick in the ass to burn fat even hours after the exercise. A short 15 minutes HIIT will increase your fat burn up to 9 times more efficiently than 60 minutes of jogging. Check out how to do a HIIT.
To tighten your legs you want to include weight training. Your body as weight is all you need for that. Try to include exercises that are demanding.
For example, if you can do over 20 squads before your legs can't do anymore, then you should consider a harder exercise. To make a squad more difficult, you don't need more weights. There are 3 options how to simulate more weight:
- Execute the exercise slower. Especially when squatting down
- Execute it very slow downwards and make an explosive jump
- Do harder exercises like front or back steps and remember to include number 1. and 2., if necessary
Do the HIIT and the weight training for legs every 3-4 days.
What is also important is to train your upper body on days your legs need a rest, so your body keeps burning fat. It doesn't matter which parts of your body you train for fat loss.
If you do push and pull exercises with your upper body, your body will burn the fat from your legs as well. Don't do only push up exercises but especially pull up exercises.
Pull up exercises will include your back muscles which have more muscles than your chest that you train with push ups. The bigger the muscles that are involved in the exercises the more fat you will burn.
Vary the training with exercises you would like try out and that you enjoy, and make them a bit similar to an HIIT in terms of resting times.
Include the upper body training in between the days of HIIT and weight training for legs.
On every other day you could do some easy static exercises or moderate jogging for 15 minutes. It is important to be active every day and not to exercise late if possible, to boost your hormones earlier in the day. Well balanced hormones will coordinate the fat burn more efficiently.
Better metabolism for efficient fat loss
Your metabolism will be already triggered through your exercises. But working out is not everything. You have to watch for some other things to ensure a proper fat burn in your thighs. And remember that there is not only fat but toxins as well.
Things you have to look for to ensure a good metabolism in a nutshell:
- Don't sleep later than 11pm ideally, to ensure that your hormones don't go out of balance.
- Have a healthy organic diet with raw vegetables and fruits. Stay away from sugars. Eat high fiber foods.
- Avoid stress and bad emotions.
- Test your blood for nutritional deficiencies. Keep an eye on T3 Levels.
- Don't use Anti Baby pills and other drugs that influence your hormones. Skin products can be an issue as well
For the toxin part; you have to give your body time to detox. There are several ways to do that:
- Intermittent fasting once or twice a week
- or/and eat not too early and not too late in the day
- Do a full detox program once to twice a year
You will see good results after 8 weeks of implementing the exercises and the suggestions for better metabolism.
I am very sure that you will have an interest in my eBook that is covering more than just your thighs.
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