Sexy Legs – Workout for Beginners

Start getting in shape with this workout!

This workout is for anyone who wants to get into shape but isn’t quite sure how to get started. Today we’re working the lower body.

Equipment Needed: yoga mat; one set of dumbbells (these are for the calve raises…not to worry if you don’t have a set, use body weight instead); interval timer

What to Do: Perform each exercise for 45 seconds; rest 20 seconds after each exercise; perform three circuits; rest one minute between circuits

Review the videos below for correct form. Let’s hit it!!!


1. March in Place
2. Plie Squat
3. Inner Thigh Exercise- 4 seconds each side
4. Standing Calve Raise

March in Place

Plie Squats

Inner Thigh Exercise

Standing Calve Raise

If you feel up to it after your workout, do this lower body stretching routine!

This workout challenge was designed by Gale Compton (Skinny Ms. Fitness) who is a nationally certified fitness instructor. Gale received her training from the National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association.

Ready to take on a bigger challenge? Try these killer leg workouts:

HIIT Your Legs Workout
Killer Legs and Butt Workout
6 Moves to Leaner Legs Workout

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  1. Thank you for doing this. I've been pushing myself too hard as a beginner and feeling overwhelmed and wanting to quit. This is exactly what I need. Thanks again!

    1. Kristy, I understand completely! I'm a firm believer in baby-steps…which makes us much more likely to stick with a program. So happy you're here…welcome!!!
      ~Skinny Ms. Fitness

    1. That depends on many variables, for example, current fitness level, weight, height, eating plan, etc.. Results can typically be noticed by you in 4 weeks, if the workout is done consistently and a clean, health eating plan is followed.

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