Joggers are known to have trim and slim bodies with very toned legs. They are even said to live longer according to U.S. News and World Report. But, even if you’re an avid jogger, you may still have trouble zones, like the inner thighs. By performing exercises that focus on the inner thighs while jogging, you can have legs that are toned all over. Perform inner-thigh toning exercises at least three times per week.
Do the shuffle. During a jogging session, turn sideways. Stand with your legs in a wide "V" position. Move your left leg to your right foot. Take a step to the right with your right foot. Bring your left foot to your right foot again. Continue moving sideways as quickly as possible for two minutes, then move to the other side and repeat. Return to jogging. Repeat the shuffle three more times intermittently while jogging.
Stand in a wide "V" position. Jump onto your right foot, then your left foot and lastly onto your right foot. Lift your left knee into the air. Jump onto your left foot, then your right foot and lastly onto your left foot. Lift your right knee into the air. Repeat 15 times. Continue jogging. Repeat three more times intermittently while you jog.
Stretch your inner thighs. Place a rope under your right foot with the rope running along the sides of your right leg. Hold onto the ends of the rope with your hands. Move your right leg to the right until you feel a stretch in your inner thigh. Hold for 20 seconds. Repeat on the left leg.
- If you feel pain while stretching, stop.
Though constantly traveling the world, Julia Williams is based in Chicago and has been writing since 2006. Williams holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting. She is also a licensed fitness instructor, specializing in Pilates since 2003 and has written hundreds of articles on exercise and health.