Slimmer Thighs in 7 Days. We Swear It's Possible!

Seven simple moves to slim and tone this common trouble zone (11 Photos)

Jessica Smith on Mar 8, 2013 at 2:24PM

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Slimmer Thighs in 7 Days. We Swear It's Possible!

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Side to Side Plies

Look straight ahead and stand with your feet positioned about three feet apart. Your knees and toes should be pointing out at about 45 degrees and your hands should be resting on your hips. This four-count move starts with a simple ballet plie. To do: Bend your knees and lower your hips towards the ground as low as you can. Keep your shoulders stacked over your hips, your back straight and knees pointing out over your toes. Dip down into the plie and hold it for 30 seconds. Then, slowly straighten your legs and slide your left heel into your right, squeezing your inner thighs together for a count of 30 seconds. Take a big step back out to the left and repeat plie, then slide right heel in. That’s one rep. Repeat this movement 10 times.

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