Excess fat on the thighs is a common complaint among women, although occasionally men may struggle with it too. If you’re looking for a way to “thin your thighs,” it’s important to keep in mind that fat does not accumulate in just one area of the body. If you’ve got fat on your thighs, you’ve probably got it elsewhere too (even if it’s not as noticeable as thigh fat).
To get rid of fat on the thighs or anywhere, you need to address two key areas of your lifestyle: eating and exercise.
First and foremost, what you eat has a big impact on how much fat gets stored on your body. One major contributor to the storage of body fat is simple carbohydrates. White sugar, white flour, white rice, processed foods like potato chips, candy, soda pop, and the like. All of these foods and beverages elevate your blood glucose levels, which triggers your body to release a flood of insulin to process the sugar. That’s not a big deal – unless you’re eating sugary, starchy foods multiple times a day. That creates an excess of insulin in your body, which promotes the storage of fat.
One of the easiest and fastest ways to start losing thigh fat is by cleaning up your diet and removing virtually all simple carbohydrates and “junk foods”. It’s okay to have them occasionally, but if they make up the bulk of your daily diet you’ll have a hard time losing weight from your thighs or anywhere else. If you instead eat a diet that is mostly composed of whole, natural foods, you’ll notice that 1) you lose weight much more easily, and 2) you stop craving the sugary, junky foods.
Next, regular exercise is an excellent “thigh thinner” – and in fact has a powerful slimming effect on your whole body. Walking is excellent for toning and slimming thighs. You’ll see a difference with as little as 30 minutes a day spent walking. Swimming is also a great all-over toning workout. You can also try Pilates, yoga, and other strengthening and toning workouts.
Following these simple moves will help you thin your thighs in record time. It’s very possible to see noticeable results in a couple of weeks or even less. If you want undeniable proof, measure your thighs with a measuring tape before you start, and then measure them again a couple of weeks later.