5 Exercises To Lose Upper Thigh Fat

It is not easy to target just one particular area of your body and lose weight from there only. You lose overall weight. But here are some exercises for your thighs. You can add these exercises to your exercise regime.

Arushi Bidhuri
Written by: Arushi BidhuriPublished at: Mar 28, 2019

Let’s Begin

Let’s Begin
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In the process of losing weight, it often becomes difficult to reduce fat from a certain area. Even after shedding those extra kilos you may notice fat at certain areas which can become hard to tackle. It is not easy to lose fat from just one targeted area. Just like that thigh fat is hard to deal with. A lot of people search for exercises to get rid of thigh fat. Here are some exercises that can do that for you. Read on to know different exercised to get rid of stubborn thigh fat.  

Cossack Squat

Cossack Squat
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Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart, while keeping your arms relaxed. Go into a squatting position to your left. While doing this, make sure your right toe is facing upwards. Keep your right leg straight. Now return to the same position and repeat on the other side. Do 4 sets of 12 reps.  Also read: Fat-burning Exercises that won't put your Knees in Distress

Deadlift

Deadlift
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Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart, toes slightly turned out and place a kettlebell between your legs. Inhale through the nose and hinge at the hips while reaching for the kettlebell. Your weight should be on the heels and knees should be partially bent. Push the hips forward so you end up in a tall standing position, actively engaging your glutes. Your shins should be perpendicular to the floor.   

Step-ups

Step-ups
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Find a step, chair or a bench to place on your feet on it in a way that it bends to a 90-degree angle. Start by stepping onto the bench with your right foot. Press your right heel as you step on the bench. Now bring your left foot on the bench. Return to the starting position by stepping down with the right foot. This completes one rep, do 3 sets of 15 reps.   

Front Squat

Front Squat
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This is a variation of your typical squat. Stand with your feet between shoulder and hip-width apart. Hold a kettlebell in your hands. Keep your core tight, back flat and bend your knees to begin a squat. Stop when your elbows touch your knees. Put pressure on your heels to stand up to the starting position. Do 3 sets of 10 reps.  Also read: Try these Kettlebell Exercises to Reshape your Body Now

Elevated Hip Thrusters

Elevated Hip Thrusters
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Lie face up on the floor with your knees bent and your feet on a bench. Raise your hips until your body forms a straight line from your shoulders to your knees, then slowly lower to the starting position.  Read more articles on Exercise & Fitness.  For more related articles, download OnlymyHealth app.

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