Want toned legs and thighs? Incorporate plie squats into your next workout.

Plie squats for glutes, hips, thighs - PHOTO - Women's Health & Fitness

Targets: glutes, hips, thighs

How to
Stand with your legs two to three feet apart, toes turned out; hold the weight with both hands.

Push your hips back and lower your body until your thighs are parallel to the floor.

Pause, then slowly push yourself back to the starting position.

Repeat for desired amount of repetitions.

Model: Nichelle Laus; Photo credit: Dave Laus

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