9 Simple Exercises To Get Rid OF Cellulite on Thighs

The mortal enemy of bikini season, cellulite seems to exist just to infuriate all women trying their hardest to get fit. It doesn’t matter how much weight you lose from dieting, the cellulite never seems to disappear from your hips, thighs and booty. Dieting alone won’t eliminate cellulite because cellulite is essentially fat and needs to be eliminated by exercise from your entire body before you can tone the muscle.

Exercise is essential to burning fat, and therefore losing cellulite.Here are some great moves to help you get rid of that ” Cellulite on thighs” on your body.

1. Lunges:

Lunges will target your glutes and fronts of thighs where cellulite lives. Here’s how to slim your thighs!

How to do it:

  • Start with feet hip-width apart and arms at sides.
  • Lunge forward with your left foot, bending the knee at a 90 degree angle and dropping the right knee down until it almost touches the ground.
  • Be sure to step the left foot out far enough to prevent your knee from extending over the toe.
  • Raise yourself back up and repeat with your right foot.

2. Side Lunge:

How to do it:

  • Start standing with legs slightly wider than shoulder-distance apart and toes pointed forward.
  • Shift your body weight to one leg, bending the knee until it reaches a 90-degree angle and the other leg is straight.
  • Glutes are pressing back behind you. Return to center and switch sides.

3. Squats:

Squats target your glutes, hamstrings, quads and inner and outer thighs, exactly where cellulite tends to hang out. There are many different variations of squats, but a few of our favorites are plie squats and tiptoe squats.

How to do it:

  • Assume a wide stance with your legs two to three feet apart, toes turned out. Place your hands on your hips.
  • Push your hips back and lower your body until your thighs are parallel to the floor.
  • Hold for a few seconds, and then slowly push yourself back to the starting position. That’s one rep.
  • Repeat for 10 reps.

4. Donkey Kick:

This move requires intense concentration and muscle control, but you’ll be kissing that cellulite goodbye.

How to do it:

  • Come to all fours and slide a dumbbell into the crease behind your knee. Bend the leg to squeeze it into place. Flex the foot.
  • Exhale and press the bent leg up like your stamping your foot on the ceiling. Try to get the thigh parallel with the floor.
  • Do this lift without shifting your weight into one side. Keep the hips square to the floor and let the back arch a little.
  • Bring the knee back down, but don’t rest! Send back up for another rep!

5. Resistance Band Alternating Glute Squeeze:

How to do it:

Hold handles next to hips with elbows bent and place both feet on the band, hip-width apart.
Lift right foot and press the band back at an angle squeezing your glute.
Keep leg straight. Release and switch sides.

6. Single Leg Hamstring Bridge:

How to do it:

  • 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.
  • Great job completing one round! Get a drink of water, go back to the top of the list and go through the entire set one more time.

7. Around-the-Clock Lunges:

How to do it:

  • Put your hands on your hips; swing onward with your right foot to the 12 o’clock position.
  • Coming back to standing position, and then dive to the right to the 3 o’clock position.
  • Return to standing position, and then lunge backward to the 6 o’clock position.
  • Then grab to the side, getting your right leg to the 8 or 9 o’clock place
  • Switch legs and repeat. Repeat at least 3 sets of 15 rounds.

8. Basic Side Lying Position:

How to do it:

  • Place your body down on your side with your body bring into straight line.
  • Put your head on the palm of your lower hand and carry upper hand in front of your torso. Lower the shoulders.
  • Carry the sole of your feet parallel to your hips.
  • If you are not feeling relaxed then you lower your head and put a towel below your neck.

9. Knee to the Chest:

How to do it:

  • Start from the basic position and raise your upper leg. Breathe in take your knee toward your chest.
  • Inhale and as you blow out, bounce your leg in a raise position and then take it down.
  • Keep the bent knee raised in air. Do not touch the ground.
  • Come back slowly to initial stage and repeat.

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