One of most troublesome problematic areas for weight loss in body is cellulite. Removing its signs is also a big challenge. Luckily some natural ways of reducing cellulite appearance do exist. You can try these exercises for cellulite reduction. They are easy and can be done at home. You can also find some gym classes which target the specific problematic areas. You can have tighter toned body very quickly if you keep doing these cellulite exercises 3 times every week!
- Deep Ballet Barre Bends
By doing any type of exercise which really targets the cellulite areas (hips, buttocks, thighs) will increase the muscle, tone body and the areas where ones skin is loose. Go to local gyms and find ballet barre, or the pilates center. Try deep bends.
One should stand with the legs about hip distance apart as far away from barre as to keep arms stretched out completely. Grab the barre and then bend down and then slowly return to the previous position. Do ten to fifteen reps. After that try it once again but this time you should stay down for about ten to fifteen seconds. You are sure to feel the burn.
There is another excellent barre exercise which tones thighs gluteus maxiums involves holding ones leg up. You should stand about hip distance apart as far away from barre as to keep arms fully stretched, but this time, you should place the forehead on the hands. After that lift up the right leg behind you, the leg should point out straight. Then do dips up and down with one leg. It is important that you keep the other leg is bent all the time and you’ll start feeling the exercise.
After doing ten to fifteen dips, curve the leg to make it no longer pointing straight behind you and angle this leg towards the one which is bent. After that point the toes and then do ten to fifteen leg lifts. The feel and look of the muscles in the cellulite areas will be greatly improved by doing this exercise daily.
- Pilates Pelvic Curls
This exercise is another good way of toning the thighs and buttocks and at the same time improving ones core strength. A great thing about this exercise is that it can be done while lying down on the mat. The first thing to do is to lie down. Keep the knees and legs up while the feet touch the floor. Keep the legs slightly apart and arms can rest by the sides. Raise the pelvis and lower back up slowly and hold. Remember to squeeze your inner thighs and glutes.
There is a great way of increasing the squeeze. You can place exercise ball between the thighs and then squeeze this ball tightly as if one doesn’t want to let it go. Squeeze tightly every time the pelvis is raised. Then slowly bring all vertebrae back down until the butt reaches floor.
In order to increase difficulty of the cellulite exercises, you can try to do it with one leg. Raise one leg and then hold it high in air. Keep it as straight as possible. Point the toes then breathe in, after that slowly bring the pelvis up in to air. Then hold it, squeeze the glutes for few seconds and slowly return down. Use your arms to balance yourself. Your thighs, hips, buttocks and the core will have to work harder on both sides when this smart trick is added to the pelvic curls.
- Pilates Side Kick Series
It is a great exercise which works the legs, buttocks, hips, thighs and core all at once. Just like previous exercise, for these exercises you will have to lie on mat. However this time around you will have to be on the side resting on an arm. Line yourself up with edge of mat, in order to keep the body straight. First, start by kicking the top leg in to air and then bring this leg down. This leg should almost touch the bottom leg.
For ten seconds, hold the top leg above your bottom leg and then bring the top leg back in air. Keep the belly button sucked in all the time, engaging the core muscles while keeping the body strong as well as perfectly aligned.
Once you are done with ten to fifteen leg kicks, bring the top leg up and then rotate this leg 10 times in circles, and then rotate it in the opposite direction. Keep the top rotating leg raised slightly above the bottom leg. You will start feeling the burn from the cellulite exercises. After that, do bicycle. To do so rotate your leg that is in front of you and then bring this leg back into the position. Just like before the leg should be elevated slightly above other one! Do not let the leg rest on top of bottom leg.
During bicycle moves, keep the core engaged and you will feel that muscles are waking up! After finishing these exercises, you can roll over to the opposite side to work the leg which was at bottom earlier with these great cellulite exercises.
In case you keep doing these simple and effective exercises, the signs of cellulite will be erased, your body will be well toned and all troublesome fat will be blasted away in these problematic areas.