Lunges actually increase the size of the thighs by increasing the muscle mass, but it also make your thighs look shapely. It doesn’t help a person target specific areas on their body to lose weight but actually if it’s done in high volumes, can actually increase the size of the thighs. To make the thighs smaller you should add exercises which help in burning calories and reducing fat in the daily workout regimen.
The primary target are muscle tissues in the gluteus medius and maximus, quadriceps, and calves but they do not have any effect on the fatty tissues in these areas.
Strength training workouts like lunges and squats make the muscles in the thigh and prevent atrophy from developing in these muscles due to lack of use and increase its size. They’re the same but the squats work on the same muscles in both legs simultaneously, while they work on the front leg differently from the back leg.
They are effective for building strength and size in the lower-body muscles. Increase in strength of glute, quad and calf will allow you to walk up hills, climb stairs, run fast and squat down more easily.
The single-leg movements activate your stabilizing muscles to develop balance, coordination, and stability. It strengthens your back and core muscles without putting too much stress or strain on your spine, reduces your chance of injury and improves your posture.
Some types are:
Lunges and Squats
In order to decrease fat you need to increase your metabolic rate and burn more calories throughout the day.