HEALTH & FITNESS

WOMENS WORKOUT: LOWER BODY

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These workouts are for your lower body , they will  strengthen and tone the thigh and butt muscles.

THE WORKOUT

SQUAT JUMPS

Do 3 sets of 10

how its done ;

  • Squat then jump as high as you can and land softly .
  • repeat this 10 times (or 5 for beginners ) to complete one set.

 

AROUND THE WORLD LUNGE

Do 3 sets of 10 (5 for beginners)

 With this exercise you’re combining a front lunge, a side squat  and a reverse lunge, which will hit every muscle in the hips glutes and thighs. The key is to keep this move slow and controlled and try to use the strength of your legs rather than momentum as you move from one exercise to the next.
How its done;
  • Step forward with the left foot and lower into a lunge, keeping the front knee behind the toe. Lower until the back knee comes close to the floor.
  • Push into the heel to step back and immediately step out to the left and into a squat.
  • Press back to start and take the left leg back into a reverse lunge, again keeping the front knee behind the toe.

BROAD JUMPS (FROG JUMPS)

Do 3 sets of 5

This exercise will increase your heart rate and increase your strength.

How its done ;

  • Stand with your feet comfortably apart
  • squat , swing your arms, and jump as far as you can
  • Remember to land softly so that you do not injure yourself