How to get legs like January Jones: Secrets of an A-list body
02:28 GMT, 3 April 2012
We reveals how to get the enviable physiques of the stars. This week, actress January Jones’s legs.
As the new season of Mad Men gets under way, January Jones, who plays Betty Draper, re-appears on our screens with the sveltest of legs.
Jones, 34, is a fan of hula hooping, yoga and pilates. But since giving birth to her son Xander in September, exercise has taken a back seat.
January Jones, 34, is a fan of hula hooping, yoga and pilates, but has slowed down on the exercise front since the birth of her son
‘I’ve been running around and nursing. That’s exercise enough,’ she says.
TRY THIS: Leg lifts work the muscles in the hips, lower legs, thighs and bottom. Lie on your back with your knees bent and feet flat on the floor, hip-width apart.
Contract your abdominal muscles and flatten your lower back into the floor.
Lift the left leg up and clasp your hands lightly behind the thigh. Draw the knee toward your chest.
'I've been running around and nursing. That's exercise enough,' said January. She gave birth to her son Xander last September
Slowly lift your hips off the floor. Press your right heel downwards for stability.
Avoid pushing your hips too high as this arches the lower back. Slowly lower yourself back to the mat.
Repeat eight to 12 times before changing legs.