7 Slick Yoga Exercises To Shape Your Thunder Thighs

Due to our sedentary lifestyles and lack of exercise, we tend to accumulate fat in the most unwanted area. Namely, the controversial thunder thighs. This makes me feel unattractive so I can imagine the struggle. But, worry no more! Here are a few basic poses in yoga to reduce them thighs effectively. Moreover, with a proper combination of diet and yoga, you will reduce the fat in these problem areas in no time.

1. Chair Pose

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Stand straight;
Gently bend your knees;
Lower your buttocks as if you were to seat on an imaginary chair;
Inhale and extend your arms over your head;
Hold the pose for a few seconds;
Keep the flow of your breath going and then release.

2. Lord Of The Dance Pose

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Stand straight;
Lift your right foot and swing it behind;
Keep your right leg parallel to the ground;
Bend your knee;
Reach your right arm to the right foot and stretch;
Then, stretch your left arm forward;
Look at your left fingers;
Hold the pose for a few seconds with deep breaths;
Exhale and repeat on the other side.

3. Seated Wide-Legged Forward Fold

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Sit down on the floor;
Stretch your legs as wide as you can;
Then, bring your palms to the center;
Bend your body and reach your head to the ground;
Breathe a few times, then slowly come back up and bring your feet together.

4. Garland Pose

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Squat on the floor;
Keep your feet together and your buttocks off the floor;
Lift your body on the balls of the feet;
Join your palms at the center;
Rest your elbows gently on the sides of the knees;
Push your knees with your elbows as wide as possible;
Hold the pose for at least three breaths and then release.

5. Locust Pose/Grasshopper Pose

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Lie on your abdomen;
Lift your legs off the mat, right from the hips;
Stretch your arms behind you;
Lift your chest off the floor;
Lift your chin up and set your gaze forward;
Hold the pose and breathe a few times before you release.

6. Dead Bug Pose

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Lie flat on your back;
Lift your legs off the floor;
Bend them at the knees;
Stretch your arms out;
Hold the arches of your feet;
Stretch your legs out using the support of your hands;
Keep the knees bent, but flex them while you are in the pose;
Hold the pose for a few seconds and then release.

7. Goddess Pumps

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From a standing position, place your feet about 4 feet apart;
Slightly pivot heels on and toes out;
Firm your thighs;
While inhaling, reach arms overhead;
Then exhale releasing arms to a cactus shape with elbows in line;
Keep your shoulders and lower arms parallel;
Gently draw tailbone down activating your core;
Keeping feet stable, begin to make tiny pulses with the knees;
Repeat 20 to 30 times then release arms and heel-toe feet together.