Is it possible to mainly lose weight in lower body without losing much in your upper body?

and if so what are some excerices for it im fine with most of my upper body i just want to sort of tighten up my lower body

Answer #1

Yep that’s normal don’t know how to fix it though :-/

Answer #2

You cannot “spot reduce” fat from specific parts of the body, other than by liposuction type surgery. . The only way to do what you are hoping for is to create muscular atrophy, and frankly I do not recommend it.
. However, it involves deliberately not exercising the areas that you wish to reduce while exercising the areas that you want to maintain (fairly intensively), and going onto a calorie reduced diet that fails to maintain the needs of your body as a whole.
. You could for example achieve this by spending the next year in a wheelchair and joining a wheelchair dance troop or wheelchair basketball team. .

Answer #3

Yes it is, if you work out primarily on lower body. Leg exercises and the like. I usually run a lot so it takes down ‘tummy’, builds abs and keps legs in shape.

Answer #4

eh they dont have those programs in my county and im already going into a profecional dancing class

Answer #5

that was what i was thinkin but alot of peaple say that it dosent really work and can actually make ur thighs bigger

Answer #6

I see, so guys that use their legs a lot, like footballers and sprinters lose weight from their legs do they ? Give me a break - look at some photos - their legs are huge, and they always end up INCREASING the size of their leg muscles. If you do what you suggest while on a reduced calorie diet you will lose fat from whatever areas of the body your genetics happen to dictate, and for women that tends to mean everywhere except the thighs, buttocks and hips. Exercising the lower body will simply encourage it to maintain the muscle structure in preference to the musculature of the remainder of the body - exactly the opposite of what she is trying to achieve.

Answer #7

@Jade Aryanna Morgan-Jones - it DOES make your thighs bigger believe me. Furthermore if you actually READ and understand what Alex writes: he says nothing about reducing the size of your lower body (legs or thighs or buttocks) He only mentions “taking down” tummy” (which I would class as the upper body - and the area you say you are mostly fine with.

Answer #8

It is not a “programme” it is simply healthy exercise for people who cannot use their legs properly for what ever reason - and they always end up with atrophied spindly legs, even if they initially had bulky legs but then suffered a leg(s) injury that prevented them using their legs during normal activity and exercise regimes. Exercising your legs CANNOT preferentially cause loss of weight from the legs - unless you are on a calorie reduced diet and your genetics allow it to occur naturally. Some men may see a reduction of the weight primarily around their legs, but that is only because male genetics do not attempt to maintain a feminine figure by preserving fat in the lower body. You are stuck with feminine genetics - unless you start messing about with testosterone injections and I am sure you don’t want to lose weight from your lower body enough to lose your breasts while getting get a beard and bass-baritone voice.

Answer #9

According to medical reports, a woman’s body has a tendency to deposit fat in the thighs and it is possible to get rid of it by exercising.

You will be pleased to know, that the leg muscles are the easiest of the muscles to train. The results are also far more easy to achieve as compared to the other muscles in the body. One important point that one should always remember is that, when you are doing the exercises for legs and thighs, you will be able to endure much more than you really think you can. At the same time, these exercises can be physically very demanding, as most of them are compound exercises, which work multiple parts of the body.

It’s very surprising for most women to hear about leg exercises for women at home. Well it’s true and the results can be seen in just a month’s time.

Wall Squat One of the best leg exercises for women, stand straight by placing your upper back against a smooth wall. While standing make sure that your standing with feet shoulder width apart and toes pointed outwards. When you begin the exercise, inhale keeping your heels in contact with the floor and slide down in squat position. Exhale as you slowly come back to the standing position. Always make sure while performing the exercise you keep your back and head straight.

Raise Toe This exercise is designed to give a great shape to the lower part of your legs originally known as the calf muscle. Stand in an erect posture feet shoulder width apart on a flat surface. Put all the resistance on your calf muscles and raise your heels so that you stand on your toes. Then slowly come back to the starting position and repeat. This is one of the best leg workouts for women without weights and a very easy way to have those great legs that men die for.

Calf Raise One of the best leg workouts for women at home. You can do this exercise on a step or a wooden stand. Make sure the stand is rock solid that can handle your weight. Place the front part of your sole over the edge of the calf raise stand. Stretch your heel as high as you can but don’t overdo it. Now come back to the starting position and repeat.

Dumbbell Squats One of the best leg workouts for women with weights. Hold a dumbbell in each hand with a firm grip. Stand with your feet shoulder width apart with toes pointing outwards. Make sure you have an erect position while performing this exercise. Start by inhaling and keeping your heels in contact with the floor at all times. Slowly go down in a squat position and exhale as you come up. Repeat as much as you want. You can start up with 2 lbs dumbbells unless you can get used to the weight.

Remember that with proper exercises, you need a balanced diet to stay healthy and happy.

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