Tips to Tone your Hips

Fat gain is a common problem. Everybody deposits fat in different areas of the body & through different ways. Losing fat from the hip & thigh area is the most difficult among all. Women are more likely to accumulate extra pounds in these areas.The exercises that help in toning your hips include strength training & cardio workouts. The cardio activities should be done at least for 30 to 45 minutes 4 times a week. These form the warm up sessions.
Combining hip toning exercises with a well rounded aerobic exercise and weight training program requires more energy and more strength. Your body responds to high intensity execises by adding lean muscle. This increases the rate at which the body burns calories and helps use up excess stored fat.

Work harder than you've ever worked every time and soon you'll find those problem areas of your hips, butt and thighs aren't so much of a problem anymore. You'll feel better about yourself, inside and out, not only for kicking butt (literally - your own!) but for knowing you have the ability to change your body and your life.

The two most powerful exercises you can do to tone your hips, butt, and thighs at the same time are leg squats using a maintainable weight, and leg presses, also using a maintainable weight. Those two exercises will build muscle and tone those trouble areas of your lower body to give you that sexy perfect shape.

One of the best ways to get leaner thighs is by jumping ropes whenever you get spare time. Gone are the days when only kids used this equipment on the playgrounds. Today, jumping rope has become an effective method to burn calories while sculpting a variety of muscle groups, including your thighs.

Whatever exercise system you choose to implement, it is important to get proper guidance. There is a right form and method for every exercise, and your levels of strength need to be built up gradually, in carefully planned steps. To do Pilate and/or Power Yoga successfully, you will need to already have a reasonable degree of fitness.

Stand upright with your feet apart at your hip width. Keep your arms straight and hold a pair of dumbbells. Move forward taking a large step, lower your body in such a way that the knee is aligned with your ankle and the back knee almost touches the floor.

Side pushups are where you simply get onto your side and you push yourself upwards several times. You can do this very easily by going onto your side and lean on your sides forearm and elbow. Simply allow for your hip to move upwards around 10 times on each hip, and then notice how fast your hips can get toned.