So how to get rid of cellulite naturally don’t we all ask this question and I really wish I had better news but there really is no way to abolish cellulite completely.
Scientists have been working on this issue for years and there has been some great advancement in treatments, such as laser therapy, skin toning, liposuction and endermologie.
It’s not all doom and gloom
In the big picture, cellulite is not a death sentence and you don’t really feel any pain with it. But…it can cause emotional strife and feelings of self-consciousness. The motivation to do something about this then becomes somewhat of a priority.
If you are looking for a natural approach, the first thing you need to know is miracle creams do not work!
They may cause your skin to be softer or feel smoother, but they won’t flatten out the dimples.
You are better served taking a natural approach that involves lifestyle alteration. Here are a few things to help you along.
1. Lose weight
Having excess weight in itself can cause a lowered self-esteem. Couple that with the fact that it can make cellulite look worse and the solution becomes obvious… promote weight loss!
Your best bet here is to cut back on your calories. Even with a 250-calorie daily reduction, you can promote a ½ lb. of weight loss per week.
Keep your diet tight too. Eat a lot of fresh fruits and vegetables, and clean sources of protein like eggs, salmon, organic beef, turkey and chicken.
Healthy fats are vital too as they improve skin health. Coconut oil, nut, seeds and avocados are must-haves.
Steer clear of processed foods and simple carbs that are loaded with sugar.
2. Put some work in at the gym
You want to take a two-pronged approach here. Cardiovascular exercise will further promote weight loss so consider that a definite.
Certain forms like stair climbing, rowing and cycling will also do a good job of working the muscles in your lower body. And that brings me to the second prong.
Aim to do multiple exercises that work the glutes, quadriceps and hamstrings, which are the main areas that cellulite develops.
By building your muscles and losing weight, you will give your body a more defined look. Plus you will tighten your skin and make the appearance of cellulite less noticeable.
Perform exercises like squats, lunges, step-ups, deadlifts and ball hamstring curls.
3. Spend time out in the sun
I’m not one of those people who are scared to death of the sun. In fact, I’m the complete opposite. I love it! As long as you know how to respect its powers you’ll be fine. And
I suggest you get a good dose of daily sunlight. The end goal is to develop a tan, which will not only make your definition stand out more, but also make your cellulite less recognizable.
Feel free to visit a tanning salon too if need be, but again, think in terms of moderation.
4. Drink lots of water
Water does a great job of hydrating the body and ridding it of toxins. The more toxins you eliminate, the better your body will function. This in turn, will have a carryover effect on your skin. It will look healthier and shinier.
If you want to do an experiment and don’t mind peeing a lot, try to hyper-hydrate. Aim for about 200 ounces of water a day and add a pinch of sea salt to it.
5. Avoid smoking
When I say to avoid smoking, I mean don’t smoke yourself and avoid situations where you’ll be breathing in other people’s smoke. It’s no secret that secondhand smoke is deadly. But in general purposes, all smoking depletes your body of oxygen. This very same oxygen deprivation ages your skin.
You want to keep your skin as well-preserved as possible. Smoking is also toxic to your body and we already covered the value of drinking water. You don’t want to take two steps forward and three steps back.
Overall, there is no reason to hit the panic button when you have cellulite. I’m a big fan of trying everything possible to avoid conventional treatments with things. Working on your cellulite is no exception.
Try out some of the above techniques and see what happens. If you are disciplined, you may be pleased with your results.
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