Get summer-ready legs with Virgin Active
- By Hannah Mahony -
- Aug 02, 2012
Look around a gym and you may be fooled into thinking that leg exercises are some-what underrated.
Women may avoid working their pins for fear of too much muscle, when in actuality – their low levels of testosterone makes is difficult to build up large muscle. Whereas men can at times tend to only focus on upper body definition.
So why should we work our legs? The obvious is physical balance of muscle, the other is the reduction body fat by increasing metabolism.
Check out this Virgin Active downloadable workout, and take a look at their top ten tips for achieving those leaner limbs:
1. Take it slow
2. Mix it up
3. Use heavy weights
4. Hill sprints
5. Learn to eat well
6. Drink water
7. Slow reps
9. Eat good protein
10. Keep them busy
Want more information on how to best work your legs? Check out their Summer Legs Workout guide.