The problem of cellulite is associated with the fat deposits. When the fat gets accumulated beneath the epidermis i.e. the upper layer of the skin due to heredity, genetic, slow metabolism, poor diet and various other reasons, it cause the dimpling of the skin, making them look like cottage cheese. This is called cellulite. Cellulite happened to 85 per cent of the women and women are prone to cellulite in comparison men because of various scientific reasons such as thin epidermis, different collagen structure etc.
Exercises can help in Cellulite fat removal by increasing blood and oxygen flow in the body, breaking the accumulated fat and helping its way out of the body. This way exercising tones the body parts, making them look smooth and lightens the appearance of cellulite. If you would exercise in continuity, it will help you in getting rid of cellulite on inner thighs.
Cellulite is more common in the lower body parts because everyone has natural layers of fat there. Here are five exercises that will help you in getting rid of cellulite on inner thighs. Do these exercises at least thrice in a week for better results.
Side Lunges for cellulite
To perform side lunges, stand straight with your legs shoulder width apart and hands on the sides; keep your shoulders loose. Now take a wide step towards the left side from the left leg. Keeping your hands straight in the front, Bend your left knee at 90 degree position, shifting the body weight towards the left and keeping the right leg extended. Make sure that you back are straight. Remain in that position for at least 15 seconds and then repeat it for the right leg. Repeat this exercise 10 times for each leg.
Since this exercise involves stretching from different angles and targets especially the inner thighs separately, it will help you in toning the inner thighs and hence get rid of the dimpled skin in that region, fighting the fat deposits.
Hamstring Roll for cellulite
Lie down in a supine on the floor with your buttocks lifted and calves and feet over the ball. At this position, your legs should be extended straight and the arms should lie straight along the sides.
Your body should look like a straight plank. Now, inhale while bending both the knees at 90 degree position and pull the ball towards the glutes using the feet. Hold your body in that position for a few seconds and then push the ball back out in the previous position while exhaling . Repeat this exercise 15 to 20 times.
Inner thigh squeeze for cellulite
For this Cellulite exercise of inner thighs, you will need an exercise ball. If your height is between 5”1 to 5”7, use a ball of 55 cm and if your height is between above that use a 75 cm exercising ball. Use a little deflated exercise ball for ease. Lie down on the floor and hold the ball between your thighs, while your legs are raised up in 90 degrees position. Apply only enough pressure to hold the ball between your legs. Once you have reached that position, now you press the ball with the inner thighs, applying as much pressure as you can. Repeat this exercise for at least 10 times. This exercise also targets the fat in your inner thighs.
Side lying hip adduction for cellulite
Lie down straight sideways; keeping one foot over the other and one leg over the other (if you are lying towards the right, then right leg should be below the left leg). Make sure that you body is in straight position where the legs are straight and, back is straight and also the face. Now pull out the lower leg (right leg, if you lying towards the right side) and extend it in the front; right in front of the upper leg. Your lower leg should not touch the ground. Make sure that you do not move your hips while this activity. Hold your body in that position for some time say for 15 – 20 seconds and bring your leg to the previous position. If you feel pressure on the back, stop the exercise right away. Rest for a while, breathe longer and then again do repeat this exercise. Do this at least 10 times from each side. As this exercise also focuses on the inner thighs, it will help in toning the inner thighs skin and hence will help you getting rid of the inner thigh cellulite.
Scissor Kicks for cellulite
Lie down on mat or the floor, keeping the legs straight in shoulder width distance and the hands straight on each side. Now lift one leg up, at least 5 to 7 inches up. Your leg should be diagonally straight, without bending from the knees. Now lift the other leg as well and move both legs back and forth, without letting you feet and legs touch the floor. Continue it for 30 seconds and then bring down both the legs and rest for 5 to 10 seconds. Take a deep breath and repeat the exercise again. Do at least 10 repetitions.