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Leg Exercises For Cellulite Reduction

posted in Health & Fitness
02/03/2015
  • What is Cellulite?
    Many people mistaken cellulite with cellulitis. These two words sound the same but have totally different meaning. Cellulitis is a bacterial infection under the skin commonly cause from bacteria such as Staphyloccocci group.
    Meanwhile, cellulite is skin problem caused from deposits of fat under the skin making the skin particularly the legs, buttocks & thighs look like an orange peel skin.
    U cannot get sexy smooth legs by relying on diet only. You need to develop ur leg muscles and strengthen its underlying tissues so u can flatten the bumpy look caused from fat deposits.

  • Wall Squat
    Wall squat focuses strengthen the muscle in your buttocks, quadriceps and hamstrings. It also affects your core muscles as your body provides stability during the up and down movement. Wall squat is done by leaning your back on a wall and position your feet few inches away from the wall.
    Slowly lower your upper body down until you’re in a sitting in a chair position. Hold into the position for few seconds and return to the first position and repeat.

  • Lunges
    The lunge is a basic exercise that focuses on your buttocks, thighs, abdominal and hips muscles. There are varieties of lunges to try and you can add equipment such as Swiss ball or dumbbells to challenge your body.
    Stand straight with hands on both side and place your right foot in front. Bend both knees and makes sure both legs are in 90 degrees angle. Make sure your front knee is behind the toes as this will cause unnecessary strain that can lead to injury. Hold the position for few seconds and return to your first position.

  • Hip Raise
    Hip raises focuses on the lower back, abdomen, hamstring and butt muscles. You can do this to relieve back pain and improve metabolism for weight loss.
    Lie on the floor and bend your knees keeping the sole of your feet flat on the ground. Slowly lift your hips up until it forms a slanting line from the knees down to your chest. Hold it for few seconds and lower your body on the ground. Repeat the process few times and increase the sets gradually.

    These simple exercises are easy to perform and can be done at the comfort of your home. Increase the intensity as you slowly progress

  • and you will see result in few weeks. However, if you are struggling with cellulite, there are plenty of treatments and technologies in the market that you can try.

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