• shareIcon

Best exercises for inner thighs

Only when the inner thigh is toned is it healthy. If you want to tone your inner thighs, here are 5 best exercises to get there.

Exercise & Fitness By Himanshu Sharma / Oct 19, 2015

Leg press

Leg press is an exercise in which you push a weight or resistance away using your legs. You can tone your inner thigh besides strengthening the lower body.


Inner-thigh muscles work more during lunges than in most exercises. The exercise engages muscles of glutes, hamstrings, quadriceps, calves and core.

How to do lunges: Stand with your feet a foot wide and with arms on your side. Take a step forward (about 2 feet) and lower the leg into a lunge till it is parallel to the floor. Do 2-3 sets of 10 to 15 reps on each leg.

Wide leg plank

Wide leg plank targets inner thighs and also muscle groups of arms, chest, core and glutes.

How to do wide leg plank: Get in a full plank position while keeping your upper body stable. Open legs as wide as possible and slowly squeeze the inner thighs. Do 2 sets of 15 reps.

Barbell squat

If you want to see your thighs toned, doing barbell squats will prove ideal.

How to do it: Stand with your feet shoulder width apart and the barbell held across your shoulder. Slowly bend at the knees and hips and reverse the motion in a controlled motion. Do 3 sets of 10 reps.

Sumo deadlift

Sumo deadlift targets inner thighs because you are standing in a V-shape with your feet wide apart. The exercise targets hamstrings, glutes and lower back. In the exercise, keep a straight back the entire time.



All possible measures have been taken to ensure accuracy, reliability, timeliness and authenticity of the information; however Onlymyhealth.com does not take any liability for the same. Using any information provided by the website is solely at the viewers’ discretion. In case of any medical exigencies/ persistent health issues, we advise you to seek a qualified medical practitioner before putting to use any advice/tips given by our team or any third party in form of answers/comments on the above mentioned website.

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK