What Causes Cellulite?
Cellulite is a term coined for the lumpy fat you might see on the females thighs, butt, and sometimes abdomen. There are many causes of cellulite and some are:
1)Diet Some people eat too much fat, carbs, and too little fiber. A very unhealthy diet can increase cellulite.
2)GeneticsSome people are just unlucky and are predisposed to having more cellulite.
3)HormonesMany believe that estrogen, thyroid hormones, insulin, noradrenaline and prolactin are
part of the cellulite creation process.
4)Tight UnderwearSome underwears with tight elastics across the butt restricts blood flow which might be part of the
Exercises to get rid of cellulite
Basically, exercises stimulate blood flow and reduces fat which can reduce the appearance of cellulite. Cellulite is basically fat storage and if you can reduce fat storage, you reduce cellulite. You should combine both cardio (HIIT Cardio) with strength training for best results. These exercises were taken from our article about some of the best butt exercises.
Awesome exercise for your entire lower body. Not only will this build muscle for your legs, it will reduce fat storage, increase blood flow, and sculpt your butt.
For ladies, instead of putting the bar on your back, you can hold a dumbell in each hand and squat down. You can try this first without doing weights and when you become comfortable, pick up some dumbells that you can do 10 times and push for 2 more. Here are the videos:
Some Tips To Keep In Mind
1)Try to point your toes out at 30 degrees instead of pointing it straight
2)Different things work for different people but we have found that wearing flat shoes help us keep our balance more
3)If your knees start to hurt in any way, stop immediately! You are probably doing it wrong therefore take off the weights and squat the bar to perfect your form.
Deadlifts work your entire body and is something that shouldn’t be skipped. If you really want to burn fat and reduce cellulite, deadlifts are the way to go. For an article about how squats and deadlifts can help you build testosterone and reduce fat, read our article here : exercises to reduce belly fat.
Some Tips To Keep In Mind
1)Keep your back arched
2)Do NOT pull up with your lower back (this can cause serious injuries). Push up with your legs and squeeze up with your entire back
3)Also try squeezing up with your glutes (butt)
Lunges work both your butt and your thighs. You are simply pushing up with your butt and thighs when coming up. Since most cellulite are in the butt and legs, this exercise should be perfect. Just remember to feel the burn in the butt and thighs! In the video, she talks about it putting concentration on your inner thighs but forget that part! concentrate on your butt by trying to actively push up with your butt muscles.
1)Make sure your knees are bending in the same direction as the direction of your toes
2)Make sure your knees never go past your toes
3)If your knees hurt in any way, stop Lunging! You are most likely doing it wrong so re-watch the video and change your form.
4)A good way to burn your muscles is to never go fully up. When you are going up, go only 90% and go back down. In this way, you are keeping constant pressure on your muscles.
5)If this is too easy for you, try holding dumbells on each hand, let your arms hang, and Lunge.
Cellulite Cream that removes cellulite?
We have seen a new cream come out called Cellulean which seems very convincing. When checking reviews, we found out that there were both reviews of people saying it worked and some where they said it doesn’t work. It might all come down to the working out factor but who knows.
Other ways to remove cellulite
Therapeutic methods – can cost hundreds per session and usually lasts more than one session. They basically massage you and try to increase blood flow but there is no solid evidence that these methods work.
They basically compress your arteries and try to increase blood and lymph flow. Not sure if these work but if you are too lazy to work out, maybe you can give these a try.