Side-lying Legs Lift
Lay on your side and stack one leg on top of the other. Your legs should be about 20 degrees in front of you instead of directly below your body.
Engage your abdominals and lift your legs towards the ceiling, squeezing your inner thighs together. Lower and repeat.
A mat is helpful.
Adductor magnus, Longus and brevis, Transversus abdominis, Multifidus
TIP: Keep your feet completely together, squeezing from your ankles all the way up to your inner thigh.
Variations for Side-lying Legs Lift
This is a subtle exercise you can do anywhere to engage the inner thighs and keep them long and lean.
A great way to tone the inner thigh, you can do this one lying down anywhere.
Holding a small medicine ball or simple inflatable 6 inch ball between your knees works your hip adductors' stamina, as they have to stay engaged to prevent dropping the ball.
You can use a Fitness Circle, a small ball or even a pillow between your knees to strengthen your inner thighs without a machine or free weights.
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