Squats are a great way to tone up your legs and bums. Begin in a standing position. Your feet should not be farther than shoulder width apart. Extend your arms straight out in front of you. Bend your knees and lower your body until your thighs are parallel to the floor as if you are sitting in a chair. Make sure you keep your back straight and your knees should not move beyond your toes. For the best toning, do two sets of 15 repetitions.
Lunges are a great way to firm and tone your thighs and bums. To do lunges, stand with your right leg slightly in front of your left leg. Bend your knee slowly while you lower the left knee almost to the floor. Make sure that your back is straight and do not let your knees move beyond your toes. For added resistance, hold weights or water bottles in your hands while doing lunges. For the best firming and toning, do two sets of 15 repetitions.
Calf lifts are another exercise that is excellent for firming and toning calves and legs. Stand with your feet shoulder width apart. Make sure that you do not lock your knees. Rotate your body weight to the ball of your foot and lift your heels off the ground. Hold for a count of five and then lower your heels to the ground. For the best results, do two sets of 15 repetitions.
Bridges are great exercises to firm and tone bums. Lie on the floor on your back. Bend your knees and keep your heels as close to your bum as possible. Keeping your feet no more than shoulder width apart, slowly lift your hips and make a straight line from your shoulders to your knees. For best results, do two sets of 15 repetitions.