Best Exercises to Reduce Orange Peel Thighs

A tiny lump of fat forcing itself up against the skin is called cellulite. Several of these fatty tissues cluster together, causing the skin look like orange peels, and can affect any type of body or gender. Which means any person can be inflicted with cellulite, regardless of being female or male, slim or fat. Notwithstanding, the regions most afflicted are the buttocks, stomach, and thighs of women. The lumpy appearance results out of your packets of fat pushing against the connective tissue in the skin. It is thought that cellulite can be inherited — it runs in the family — so that most family members can be affected. Nevertheless, hope exists for these cottage cheese areas.

Cellulite may be fought, effectively, by combining aerobic workout routines with a strength training program. Fat is principally present in the lower body region, and that is also the site that accommodates cellulite accumulation the most. The most effective exercises for cellulite concentrate on burning fat and building lean muscle. Weight lifting with the legs and lower body is involved, and these can either be performed right in the home or within a gymnasium. Weight lifting fans can take advantage of the home scene; while other people, including those who are novices to weight lifting, should perhaps workout in any fitness center or gym, so that a personal instructor may provide appropriate advice.

1. Pivoting Curtsy Lunge:


How to Do:

  • Standing with feet hip-width apart, step your right foot diagonally behind you and into a 7 o’clock position.
  • Bend both knees so you’re in a lunge stance.
  • Lean your torso forward 30 degrees and pulse up and town 10-15 times.
  • Straighten the body and pivot 180 degrees so your right foot comes to the front. Again, lower into a lunge.
  • Pulse up and down 10-15 times on each side to complete one set; do 3 sets.

2. Shifting Side Lunge:


How to Do:

  • Stand normally with feet together, and holding the dumbbells by your side.
  • Take the right foot wide out, and lower into a side lunge, keeping the dumbbells on either side of your left foot.
  • Bend the left knee with maintaining the position, but shifting the weight to both legs and lowers into a wide squat, reaching for the floor in front of you.
  • Now, extend the alternate leg for side lunge, and perform the same that you did with your right leg.
  • Bring both legs together and stand up for the rep.

3. Side to Side Plies:


How to Do:

  • While looking straight ahead, stand with feet wide apart.
  • Your toes should point about 45 degrees outward.
  • Rest your hands on the hips. Bend knees and lower hips as low to the ground as you can.
  • Keep shoulders and back straight. Hold this position for 30 seconds.
  • Now slowly straighten legs and slide left heel towards your right.
  • Then squeeze inner thighs together for 30 seconds.
  • Next, take a big step backward to the left and repeat the plies, sliding your right heel in. Repeat 10 times.

4. Romanian Deadlift:


How to Do:

  • Stand with your feet hip-width apart, knees slightly bent, and while holding a dumbbell in each hand with your palms in front of you facing your body.
  • Now slowly bend forward, tightening your glutes while keeping knees slightly bent.
  • Keep the dumbbells close to your shins as you bend and tighten your glutes as you also feel your hamstrings go to work.
  • Keep a straight back. Stop at about mid shin level then go back up.
  • Do 3 sets of 8 to 10 repetitions.

5. Scissor Leg Plank:


How to Do:

  • Start in a classic plank position with each foot placed on small folded towels.
  • Now, side the feet apart while keeping your upper body fixed and open the legs as wide as possible.
  • Slowly squeeze the inner thighs to slide the legs back together.
  • Do 2 sets of 15 repetitions.

6. Seated Leg Raise:


How to Do:

  • Sit on a stable chair. Place your feet on the floor. Your knees should be bent at 90-degree angle.
  • Place your hands on the sides of the chair. Lift and extend your right leg while you exhale.
  • Breathe normally and hold for 30 seconds. Lower your right leg down and exhale.
  • Repeat this move with your left leg.

7. Squats:


How to Do:

  • Stand with your feet slightly apart. Now bend in a sitting position until your thighs are parallel to the floor.
  • Straighten your hands parallel to the floor, in front of your body and hold this bent position.
  • This almost appears like an air-sitting position.
  • Stay in this position for 30 seconds and repeat 10 times.

8. Suspended Stability Lunge:


How to Do:

  • Start standing with a weight bench or TRX straps behind you.
  • Elevate one leg behind you so your leg is lifted to thigh height.
  • Place the foot of the lifted leg in the TRX strap or on the bench.
  • Now lower your body weight into a lunge position, maintaining your balance as lower and lift.
  • Do 7-10 reps on the right leg, then repeat on the left.  Add 5-10 pound dumbbells for a greater challenge.

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