I’m one of those weird ones that when I go to the gym, I gain muscle like an Arnold wannabe, without even meaning to.
After a couple gym sessions of doing lunges and squats, my thighs start outgrowing my jeans.
Laugh if you want, but at least I know I’m not the only one out there.
I always seemed to think that to trim down my tree-trunk thighs I should be running intervals, right? I mean, intervals burn fat after all…
Wrong. Dead Wrong.
You see, intervals also do a great job of doing something else too, and that is build muscle. So allll that time I spent huffing and puffing looking like an idiot on the treadmill trying to slim down my tree trunks, and I was actually just building them up even more.
So what is the best way to trim down your trunks? Plyometrics and the cursed, sometimes even forgotten, steady-state cardio.
But not any steady state cardio, Incline Steady State Cardio- speed walking, preferably.
Plyometrics are amazing, I highly recommend replacing that daily run with 10 minutes of plyos. The time will fly by, and you’ll scorch an astounding number of calories.
Next week, I’ll give you a great plyometric routine to finish out your workout with!