May 17, 2012, 12:00AM PT in Fit Life |
How can I sculpt swimsuit-ready thighs?
If shorts and swimsuits will be making their way back into your wardrobe for summer, then you may be thinking about the areas of the body that will soon be getting a little more exposure. ACE's Jessica Matthews shows you some of her favorite moves that she incorporates into her workouts to help sculpt beach-ready thighs.
By Jessica Matthews, MS, E-RYT
Jessica is an Exercise Physiologist for the American Council on Exercise and a fitness blogger, writing Weight Watchers, Fitbie and SHAPE. She is an adjunct professor at MiraCosta College, teaching courses in the Department of Kinesiology, Health and Nutrition. She holds a bachelor’s degree in physical education teacher education from Coastal Carolina University and a master’s degree in physical education from Canisius College, as well as two ACE certifications (Group Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer); she’s also an experienced registered yoga teacher (E-RYT) through Yoga Alliance. Prior to her role at ACE, Matthews was the aquatics director for Conway Medical Wellness and Fitness Center, a hospital-based wellness center. She has also designed curriculum for health and physical education, grades K-12. As an ACE spokesperson and blogger, Matthews has been featured as a fitness expert on CNN and has been quoted in various publications including USA Today and O, The Oprah Magazine.
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