Yogi Kate Kendall shares her ultimate leg exercise, heel lifts

Kate Kendall, thigh workout

Tired of even thinking about squats and lunges, let alone actually doing them? So are we. That’s why we asked yogi Kate Kendall for her ultimate leg exercise that specifically targets the inner and outer thighs, bum and calves. Say hello to heel lifts – simple, fun and effective, you’ll be feeling the burn in no time!

The leg exercise that Kate Kendall swears by

Photography by Bianca Cheah | Location Flow Athletic, Sydney | Kate wears Dharma Bums tights and Lululemon bra

Step 1

Kate Kendall, thigh workout

Stand with feet wide. Toes out and heels in.

Step 2

Kate Kendall, thigh workout

Kate Kendall, thigh workout

Lift right heel, lower right heel. Then lift left heel, lower left heel. Repeat until you can feel the burn and then some. Try two minutes.

TOP TIP: If you’re looking for a challenge, try adding some hand weights and position them a little closer towards the knees to add load.

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Kate Kendall
Kate Kendall is Co-Founder & Director of Yoga at Flow Athletic in Sydney's Paddington. Passionate about teaching the art of 'slowing down', her approach to yoga is down to earth & light hearted. Her intention is to provide experiences in which people can move playfully and experience longer lasting mental alertness and clarity off the mat contributing to a happier and healthier community. 'Yoga Guru' for Body & Soul Magazine, Kate writes, presents and creates video content providing people with the opportunity to experience yoga progressively and in a way that's adaptable to a contemporary lifestyle. She's worked with numerous athletes including the South Sydney Rabbitohs and pioneered Sydney's Bro-ga; yoga for men.