7 Moves to Leaner Hips and Thighs

Trim and tone your lower half!

Get leaner and stronger hips and thighs in just seven moves with this workout focused on the lower body! Want to trim some inches from your lower half while shaping a sexy butt and legs? This routine, from Erin Reilly, a nationally certified fitness instructor, targets those stubborn body parts that simply don’t want to cooperate. Included are instructions for all fitness levels. Review the videos below for exercise demonstrations.

Equipment Needed: One set of medium weights (8-12lbs)

What to Do:  All fitness levels perform 12 reps for each exercise. Repeat this workout two times weekly for best results.

Beginner Level: Complete one round
Intermediate Level: Complete two rounds
Advanced Level: Complete three rounds


1. Stiff Legged Deadlift with Dumbbells
2. Alternating Side Lunges with Dumbbells -12 reps each leg
3. Plie Squat with Dumbbells
4. Alternating Lunges – 12 reps each leg
5. Side Plank with Leg Raise – 12 reps each leg
6. Side Plank with Hip Dips – 12 reps each side
7. Side Lying Hip Abduction – 12 reps each side

Stiff Legged Deadlift with Dumbbells

Alternating Side Lunges with Dumbbells

Plie Squats with Dumbbells

Alternating Lunges

Side Plank with Leg Raise

Side Plank with Hip Dips

Side Lying Hip abduction

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