The more muscle you have and the less fat you have covering it, the more “toned” and “defined” and “ripped” and “cut” you will appear to be. The more fat covering your muscle, the less visible it will be and the less “toned” you will appear.
In order to change the shape of your lower body you need to target all the different muscle groups in your legs, this will burn a lot of fat in your lower body, make your legs look lean and toned and will help reduce cellulite.
Go swimming. Trimming down in general is a great way to make your muscles look more toned. Sometimes this can work even better than just targeting a specific muscle group. The great thing about swimming is that you will work out your thighs and lose weight at the same time. If you think you could shed a few pounds this is a great option.
Makeover your diet so you eat fewer calories and promote weight loss. Eat smaller portions and make healthy, low-calorie food choices. For instance, eat fruits and veggies instead of chips, candy and cookies, and drink water instead of soda and alcohol.
Place an exercise ball between the wall and the curve of your lower back.
Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart.
Bend your knees and lower 5 to 10 inches, keeping your shoulders level and your hips square.
Hold this position for 3 seconds and then stand back up.
Start with 5 reps and work up to 12. Rest for 30 seconds and do another set.
Holding a dumbbell in your right hand, stand with your left hand on your hip.
Lean forward slightly, lifting your left foot behind you to about hip height. At the same, bring your right arm forward.
Turn your palm to face the ceiling and do a biceps curl.
Touch your toes back down briefly, then repeat for 12 reps. Be sure to keep your left leg straight while bending your right knee.
Switch sides: Stand with your left foot forward. Hold the dumbbell in your left hand, and hinge
forward, raising your right leg up behind you to hip height.
Simultaneously, raise your left arm forward, turn your palm to the ceiling, and do a biceps curl.
Touch your toes back down briefly, and repeat for 12 reps.