3. Leg Press:

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How to Do:

  • Be seated on the seat of the leg-press machine and place your feet shoulder-width apart on the platform.
  • Push upward to move the platform off the supports and rotate the safety handles over to the sides.
  • Lower the platform down by bending your knees and halt when your thighs are close to your stomach.
  • Push back the platform upwards again in a firm motion until your knees is just short of locking out.
  • Repeat this motion in 3 sets of 15 repetitions each.

4. Sumo Squats:

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How to Do:

  • Sumo squats will work your butt and help tone your lower half.
  • Stand with your legs shoulder width apart. Slowly bend your knees, lowering your body.
  • Stop when your legs are parallel to the floor.
  • Go back to the starting position, by straightening your legs.
  • Perform 3 sets of 15 repetitions.

5. Skater Lunge:

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How To Do:

  • Begin with feet shoulder-width apart and the arms at your sides.
  • Take a large step backwards with your left leg and cross it diagonally behind the right leg.
  • At the same time, extend your right arm out to the side and swing the left arm across the hips.
  • Hop about 2 feet to the left and come back to the beginning stance. Repeat with the other leg.
  • That’s one rep. Do 10 reps for 3 sets.
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