11 Workouts That Enhance Curves

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The shape of your body depends partly on your genetics and partly on your diet and fitness routines. Though you can't tweak your genetics, you can surely tweak your food and exercise in order to look good.

Of course, it is not possible to get curves like those celebrities without surgeries. But you can surely enhance your existing shape and transform your looks by regularly working out.

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When you can burn the excess fat and maintain the right amount of muscle and body fat, your curves look better giving you a beautiful appearance. So, here are some workouts that will sculpt your curves well.

Caution: Don't start any workout without consulting your doctor. Also, don't forget warming up before taking up any intense physical activity.


Leg Lifts

Go to the position of all fours as shown in the picture. Slowly lift your right leg first. Don't bend your leg while lifting. Tighten the glutes while lifting. And slowly bring it back to the original position. Now, repeat the same with the other leg. Perform 10 repetitions for each leg.


Pelvic Lifts

Lie on the floor with your back touching the ground. Your arms should be touching the ground on your sides. Fold your legs by bending the knees. Now lift your pelvic region slowly while tightening your abs. Stay in that position for a few seconds and again come back to the starting position. Perform 10 reps.

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Side Leg Raises

Lie down on the floor towards your side and slowly lift your right leg first. Lift as high as your body can allow and again lower it to the starting position. Perform 10 repetitions and repeat with the left leg too.


Frog Jumps

Squat on the floor and imagine yourself as a frog. Jump as high as possible and come back to the frog position again. This workout just mimics a frog jump. Perform 10 reps.

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Forward Lunges

Stand on the ground with legs around 8 inches apart. Now, step forward with one leg and bend a little as shown in the picture. Hold that position and again get back to the starting position. Repeat the same with the other leg and perform 10 reps. Do it with dumbbells in you hands for more impact.


Step Ups

Place your right leg on a step and lift your body gradually and place the second foot on the upper step. Again get back to the lower step. Repeat with the left leg. Perform 10 reps with both legs.



Cycling engages almost all muscles in your butt, thighs and hips. Use a stationary bike for 5 minutes.


Kick Boxing

If you have a keen interest in taking your fitness to the next level, join a kick boxing class. The kicks in martial arts are a good workout for your thighs, hips and butt.

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Donkey Kicks

This seems almost same like the leg lift workout. The only difference is that you fold your leg while lifting it. Perform 10 repetitions.



Stand with legs shoulder width apart. Raise your hands as shown in the figure. Gently squat a bit and hold that position for a few seconds. Perform 10 repetitions.

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Push ups are the most basic workout to tone your upper body. Though they are not in this list, it is good to perform 10 reps as they engage most of your body.

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Story first published: Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 8:33 [IST]
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