Stay Fit for Summer: Mini-Skirt Workout

Who wears short, shorts? You wear short, shorts. Or at least you can, if you regularly exercise your legs.

Tighten, tone, and trim your legs with these two moves, and then throw on your favorite pair shorts or skirt to reveal how sculpted they are.

Mini-Skirt Workout

Box Jumps

Find a bench or sturdy platform that you can jump on. Stand a couple feet from you bench. Relax your shoulders, lift your chest up, and engage your core. Bend slightly at the knees and then jump onto the bench. As you land onto the bench, make sure you're in a squat position. Don't let your knees go past your ankles. You can step back into the start position or jump down and land in a squat position.

Wall Sits

Find a wall, stand tall with feet hip-width apart, and place your back against it. Slowly lower down like you're sitting in a chair. You'll probably have to walk your feet out slightly. Make sure your knees are at a 90-degree angle and do not go over your ankles. Lift your arms up so they're parallel to your legs. Hold.

About Stay Fit for Summer

Each week from June 2 to August 29, the Stay Fit for Summer series will offer a creative fitness circuit and healthy recipe to help you maintain your beach body. So get ready for your healthiest summer yet. Warning: You may never want to take your swimsuit off again.

Pair this workout with Plumtastic BBQ Sauce.

Join the Active.com Stay Fit for Summer: Fitness Challenge Group on Facebook to keep motivated. Then let us know how your workouts are going. Comment below with #StayFitforSummer.

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Fara Rosenzweig

Fara Rosenzweig is the Lifestyle Editor for Active.com. She is a fitness fanatic, yogi and runner who loves to try new activities. Follow Fara on Google+ or twitter @FJRose.

Fara Rosenzweig is the Lifestyle Editor for Active.com. She is a fitness fanatic, yogi and runner who loves to try new activities. Follow Fara on Google+ or twitter @FJRose.

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