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Workout for Thighs?

My thighs are my problem area. I simply don't reduce weight there. I know there is no "Spot" reduction technique, but can anyone suggest a good workout routine that's worked for you? Thanks!

Wed. Jun 27, 10:54am

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squats, lunges, running basically mixing strength training with cardio....at the beginning of this month my thighs were 29" now they are 26" and i am a new mom so I haven't been able to go running but I have been using elliptical machines, I go on walks and I do squats and lunges...what do you feel is the problem? inner thigh? quads? or hamstrings? Let me know and I will suggest an exercise to help slim that area

Wednesday, June 27, 2007, 11:54 AM

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11:54 - Are you Serious?

Although I am not the OP the thread caught my attention.
I have been working my a** off with cardio on elliptical (high intensity) walking on treadmill with incline for anywhere between 30 - 1 1/2 hr / day. I do the abducter, aducter machines, and my thighs have not budged - I am stuck at 39". Can you provide more detail what you do.
My problem area are my inner thighs, outer thighs, and butt.

Wednesday, June 27, 2007, 12:33 PM

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ooopps

I mean 29" not 39"

Wednesday, June 27, 2007, 12:33 PM

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11:54 here

I do reverse lunges and I will tire out one leg and then switch over and do reverse lunges with the other leg. A really good machine to get on for your legs is a stair stepper. Also, I do a lot of squats....i work my legs 1-2 times a week and i do cardio everyday...the abducter and the adductor are good machines...you should always do the strength training exercises before cardio. To work your inner thighs, I do a squat and on the way back up I kick my leg out to the side...I do 4 sets of 10 on each leg and I do that with the reverse lunges and squats so that's about 4 leg exercises with 40 each so that's about 160 squats and then I do cardio. For your outer thigh I do leg lifts but i put a 10lb dumbbell on my thigh and lift that. For your butt you can do a squat and on the way back up kick your leg out to the back....I hope that helps please let me know if you need more info

Wednesday, June 27, 2007, 2:06 PM

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Thanks 2:06, I am going to give it a try.
If I can get the results that you have had I will be overjoyed.

Thursday, June 28, 2007, 9:44 AM

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