Just the mere mention of the word can make many women shiver. Looking in the mirror and seeing cellulite developing on your own body though can be nothing short of traumatic!
Cellulite is a condition in which there is an accumulation of fat in fat cells present under the skin, known as septae. Women, no matter how fit they are, tend to have cellulite. Cellulite is also hereditary.Women are more prone to develop cellulite than men for three primary reasons:
Hormonal changes and a build-up of toxins and chemicals in the body, particularly in the fat cells, are the two most common causes of this condition. Here are some others…
Billions of dollars are spent each year by women on cellulite reduction.However doctors and expert have suggested that the right diet and exercise can help you prevent cellulite. You could also try yoga to get rid of cellulite.
Dehydration is definitely one of the main causes of cellulite. It gives the skin a shrivelled, aged and lumpy look that’s not attractive at all. Hydration, on the other hand, smooths the skins surface to give it a healthy glow and texture. Water also helps with detoxification. So start drinking, at the very minimum, eight to ten glasses of filtered water every day. Try and drink your first two glasses first thing in the morning too, before you have anything to eat or drink. And be sure to add a slice or two of fresh lemon or cucumber (or both) to your water as well. Lemons and cucumber are powerful detoxifiers.
You need to stay healthy so that the results can last.Eating chips, donuts and shooting whipped cream into your mouth from the can isn’t going to to help you keep the body the wrap helps you attain. Stay healthy, stay moving and work from the inside out.
A simple DIY anti-cellulite body wrap that you can do at home.
5 tbsp cosmetic clay
2tbsp ground ginger
12 tbsp warm water
Mix 5 tbsp cosmetic clay with 2 tbsp ground ginger and 12 tbsp warm water. Apply to your arms, hips, sides and wrap with plastic wrap. After an hour, unwrap this and take a warm shower. Massaging your body vigorously everyday in the problem areas may help reduce cellulite in the long run.
Do this once a week. This body wrap is suitable for all skin types.
If You decide to get rid of it but exercising here is a little bit of help , which exercises are good and effective.
Stand with feet hip-distance apart and extend one leg long in front of the body.Bring hands to hips or the front of your body for balance. Sit back into a squat with the weight in the heel of the foot, then slowly stand back up using your glute and hamstring muscles. Repeat 10 times and switch sides.
Single-Led Dead Lift
Stand Up with feet hip-width apart while holding one lighter weight in left hand with your hands turned toward the body and weights resting on thighs. Lift the left leg a little bit from the ground.Hinge forward from hips lowering torso toward floor and extending weights down close to legs as you extend straight right leg behind you until body forms shape of T. Repeat 10 times then switch.
Stand with feet hip-width apart. Bend at the knees and hips to lower down until thighs are parallel to the floor.Stand up, then lift your heels and shift weight onto the balls of your feet. Lower your heels to return to starting position. Do 15 times
Begin by standing a few feet in front of a step and reach your left foot back so toes are on the bench and heels lifted. Bend the right knee, lowering your body toward the floor until both knees are bent at a 90-degree angle. If your right knee extends in front of your ankle when you lower, move your right foot farther forward.Squeeze the glute as you press yourself back to start, keeping the weight in your right leg. Continue moving down and up 10 reps and then switch sides.
Standwith feet hip-width apart. Hold 1 weight in each hand, palms facing your body.Hinge at hips to lower torso until it’s almost parallel to the floor, keeping legs straight.Return to the starting position. DO 15 times.
Single Leg Hamstring Bridge
Lie on back with bent knees hip distance apart, and feet flat on mat stacked under the knees. Extend one leg long towards the ceiling. Squeeze glutes and lift hips off the mat into a bridge. Lower and lift the hips for desired number of reps, then repeat on other side.