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Love Your Legs Workout
Sculpt strong, toned legs and thighs with these exercises that work the muscle fibers you're probably overlooking.
Calf Raise Three Ways
- Stand with balls of feet on bottom step of a staircase, heels hanging over edge, hands on hips.
- Turn toes inward. Lift heels high, then lower them slightly below level of step. Do 15 to 20 reps.
- Next, turn toes out 45 degrees; repeat.
- With toes forward, stand on left leg only, bending right leg behind you; repeat lifts. Do 15 to 20 reps. Switch legs; repeat. Do 2 to 3 sets of series.
Originally published in FITNESS magazine, March 2012.
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