Effective Exercises to Reduce Cellulite on Thighs


Cellulite can be experienced by anyone despite their ages. This issue is often associated with trapped toxins in your blood circulation, which are not digested properly. However, cellulite is actually simply fat deposits which ply themselves and come up to skin dermis, causing unsmoothed and dimply look. Although cellulite is sometimes random and unpredictable, there are some areas in your body which are more susceptible to these dimples. These susceptible areas include your body parts in which fats are mostly accumulated, such as arms, hips, buttocks, abdomen, and thighs. Cellulite is more noticeable on these areas, especially with less elastic skin that you get because of various causes.

Lower body exercises are good methods of eliminating your cellulite on thighs. Thighs cellulite is caused by fat deposits which come up to the dermis connective tissues. In order to make the cellulite less visible, you will need to gain your muscle mass, give your skin sufficient elasticity, or break the fat deposits to be digested easily by the lymph system. These are what lower body exercises can do and thus, reduce your cellulite on thighs.

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. 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.

6. Clams:


How to Do:

  • Lie on your side on the floor with your legs together, knees bent and with your head, shoulders, bottom and heels touching the floor.
  • Open your top knee towards the roof to full rotation while keeping the heels connected.
  • Repeat up and down for one minute.
  • Repeat the exercise but begin with both heels lifted to the level of your top hip for one minute.

7. 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.

8. 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.

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