Losing inches off your thighs
face it-nobody wants to be pear-shaped, that bulge over the hips and
the "Jodhpur thighs" are not exactly appealing. Unfortunately for
women this is exactly where fat is most likely to accumulate, often
with the "Orange-Peel" effect of
This needs to be attacked on two fronts, the
diet and the second being exercises that lengthen and
strengthen. When you perform these
leg stretches, you should feel it pulled out to its full
extent, all the way from the hip socket to the pointed toes.
Try to incorporate the following tips to lose
fat off your thighs
Losing fat depends heavily on
protein intake, e.g. eggs, lean meat, chicken, fish, etc. This
helps support your
Cut back on junk food. This will make a huge
difference quickly. You don't have to totally eliminate it, just
decrease it greatly.
Don't eat anything before a workout. If you do,
your body will burn what you just ate rather than fat.
Eat about an hour after a workout. This allows
your fat burning to continue until you eat. Don't wait much longer
than that though, as you need food to recover. Stick to protein
low fat foods.
Try not to eat late at night. Your body won't
have a chance to use those
calories and will store them as
The real problem about
losing weight from a specific area, like hips/thighs/butt, is
that we tend to blow hot and cold over the 'problem area' and don't
stick with our plan long enough to sort it out. We panic or try and
starve ourselves and we end up even fatter than before.
Dated 28 August 2012