Here Are the Most Specific Exercises You Need To Choose According To Leg Shape

Nobody is perfect and perfection as they say lies in imperfection. The same goes for your body shape. Not every part of you may be perfect, you may find your legs too fat for your liking or your underarms, but fortunately, this physiological imperfection can be remedied by a few specific exercises. Random exercising and working out may not work for such things which are why you need exercises that target only such areas. You may need to work on some core areas and outer muscles or stretch inner ones to achieve what you want. Here are some exercises that can make a big difference to some people where you can stand in front of a mirror and pay attention to your thighs, calves, ankles and knees.

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1Bow-legged shape

You could be having a bow-legged shape if your knees bend slightly forward when you stand straight. This can be fixed or remedied by working on muscle strength to pull your knees closer to each other. The muscles which are being pulled out also need to be stretched to improve their shape.

Bow-legged shape

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Pistol squats

Pistol squats are also called one leg squats which work on the insides of your thighs and the glutes. You need to stand straight and keep your core engaged. Now keeping your knee soft, lift up your left leg and lower yourself down by squatting on the right leg. Now repeat 10 times for each leg. Now repeat 10 times for each leg. When you start this exercise, it is advisable to use a wall or chair for balance to build up strength.

Pistol squats

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Figure 4 stretch

This stretch will work on the internal rotators of your hip and improve the hip muscle flexibility. Just lay on your back and position your left ankle on the right knee. Now bring the legs upwards and grab the right leg below the knee and hold that position for 30 seconds. Then return to the starting position and repeat the alternate leg. This is also good for stretching your piriformis.

Figure 4 stretch

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Toe touch

This stretch focuses on the outer thighs and hamstring. You just have to stand straight and place your feet shoulder width apart. Then bend down and touch your toes. You need to focus on keeping the knees together so use a towel if u think it will help. Roll it up and hold the towel with your knees. If you feel this is simple for you, just elevate your heels. Now repeat the stretch 10 times.

Toe touch

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