Six exercises to reduce cellulite
Getting a fit, healthy and toned body does not necessarily have to involve using drugs, pills or risky surgery, but can just as well be achieved through an exercise program created to remove the cellulite from your butt and thighs.
Cellulite-blasting home exercises
Here are some simple exercises that you can do at home to help you reduce the appearance of cellulite.
Before starting this cellulite banishing exercise program, I advise you to go outside and take a few deep breaths. During the first week you should do a daily 5 minute walk, in the second week you should up your walking to 30 minutes a day and once you enter your third week you should be doing half an hour of walking twice a week.
1. Exercise to remove cellulite from the back thigh (hamstrings)
This exercise will eliminate cellulite, improve blood circulation and also tone your hamstrings (the back part of the leg). Sit on the floor on your knees, then go further on the floor with your torso and place your bent elbows on the floor, maintaining your balanced body upward. This is called planking and is also works wonders for your ab muscles. Straighten your back and hold the position for one minute. Repeat routine for 8 times.
2. Exercise to remove cellulite from your legs
This exercise is done with the belly on the floor. Lie flat on the floor with your abs and pelvic area. Bend your elbows, your hands should be supporting your chin. Bend your left leg and lift 4 times, rest and repeat 6-8 times. Do the same with the right foot. In time, to make this exercise more difficult, you can use ankle weights.
3. Exercise for your inner thighs
For this exercise you will need a chair. Sit on a chair, bend your knees at a 90 degree angle, keeping the feet firmly placed on the floor. Place a ball or a pillow in-between your thighs, squeeze it as hard as you can and hold this isometric position for one minute. Repeat the exercise 6-8 times.
4. Exercises for the thighs and butt
Again you will need that chair. Sit on the chair, bend your knees at a 90 degree angle, with feet placed on the floor. Put your hands on your knees. As you pull your knees, apply pressure on your legs with your hands trying to keep them from getting near your chest area. Repeat routine 6-8 times to get rid of the cellulite on your bum and legs.
5. Exercise for the front of the thighs
The seat is required. Sit on a chair, knees bent at a 90 degree angle, feet flat on the floor. Place your hands on the sides of the seat. Stand and extend your left leg in front of you, exhale, maintain the position for half a minute. Let your foot down and then breathe deeply. Perform the same movement with your right leg. Repeat these leg raises 8 times for each leg. You'll surely feel the burn in your legs!
6. Exercise for thighs, butt and legs
This exercise is also called the wall squat. Stay in an upright position leaning against a wall with your knees apart. Lower slowly back against the wall. Hold this position for 2 seconds. Get back up as slowly as possible. Be careful that your knees don't go past your foot. Repeat 6-8 times.