Cellulite is not as mysterious as the cosmetic and health industries make it out to be. It is simply a fat deposit that is arranged a bit differently than other fat deposits (which is why it takes on a “cottage cheese”-like appearance).
Thus, as in the case of any excess of fat, the way to lose cellulite is by consuming less calories and exercising more. As fat on the body decreases, cellulite will as well. It is important that we not fall victim to the misinformation that is shared regarding “spot training” and miracle remedies for cellulite.
Some experts believe that cellulite removal starts with a good diet. After all, our diets have a large impact on our entire physical being, and even our mental state too. Unfortunately though, not all of us eat as healthy as we would like, which typically leads to the accumulation of cellulite in the body. This build-up won’t fade away with time, it’ll just grow and grow until you finally turn your attention toward it.
As with any diet, you will have to exhibit some sense of control over the foods you eat. A treat here and there won’t damage your efforts, but losing control and pigging out on junk food for any extended period of time will. Remember to eat healthy, balanced meals consisting of anti-cellulite foods at least 3-4 times each day. Skipping these important meals, contrary to what you may think, does not help with cellulite reduction. Truth be told, it slows down the effects the foods are having and then makes you more susceptible to cellulite accumulation.
Include far more fruits & vegetables, fish, lean meats, poultry, nuts, berries, and fiber-rich foods with all your meals — and even in between your daily meals as snacks. Once you eliminate — or just severely limit — fatty, unhealthy, and sugar laden foods, you will be able to get rid of cellulite far more easily. It’s not the fastest cellulite treatment around, but it does work and should definitely be part of your “toolkit”.
Exercise For Cellulite Reduction
Getting rid of cellulite though exercising is a lot like getting a flu shot. Nobody wants to do it, but everybody knows that doing it is going to help. That said, just suck it up and start doing a few anti-cellulite exercises to help move things along. If you refuse to do exercises, well, then celulite is going to “refuse” to leave you alone.
Exercising helps not only with cellulite reduction, but also with improving a person’s overall health — which is win-win. Obviously, this remedy is a bit more effort-intensive than applying a simple skin cream, but the results are definitely worth the extra effort. The best type of cellulite exercises are cardiovascular and/or aerobic exercising. But in reality, the types of exercises you can do are practically endless; jogging, dancing, swimming, power walking, treadmill exercises, anaerobic exercising, not to mention countless other sorts of activity.
Just as with cellulite diet plans, exercise requires a routine and strong motivation. You can’t simply exercise “when you have the time”– you won’t get any results thinking like that. You should set up a routine that doesn’t interfere with your other daily activities and then stick to it for a couple of weeks, or perhaps months.