4. Perform moderate-to-high intensity cardiovascular exercise.
Upping the intensity at which you perform cardiovascular (cardio) exercise can reduce the appearance of cellulite by doubling the rate at which you burn calories. Such exercises include jogging or running sprints, elliptical training with increased resistance, bicycling outdoors with high gears or stationary cycling with hills, stair climbing, and group exercise formats like cardio kickboxing, spinning or high-intensity interval training (HIIT).
In addition to maximizing fat-burning, regularly performing these exercises can induce a toning effect in your lower half, further lessening the appearance of cellulite. For maximum results, perform 3-5 days of cardio each week for at least 30-45 minutes.
5. Firm up troubled areas with targeted resistance training.
Resistance training is one of the best ways to reduce the overall appearance of cellulite. In addition to its muscle building effects, this type of training naturally boosts metabolism in ways that can greatly maximize fat-burning. To stop cellulite from forming, performing exercises that specifically target the hips, butt, and thighs. These include squats, lunges, deadlifts, and step-ups. Shoot for 3-4 sets of 12-20 repetitions on 2-3 non-consecutive days each week.
You should also perform additional exercises for your chest, back, shoulders, arms, and abdominal muscle groups to further boost your body’s fat-burning potential. Doing so is also crucial for maintaining healthy muscle balance.
And there you have it! Five highly strategies for effectively ridding your body of unsightly cellulite. Once you’ve followed these steps and successfully battled this problem, it’s important that you continue to maintain sensible eating habits and exercise regularly. This’ll ensure that you successfully maintain the results you’ve accomplished.
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Disclaimer: The information provided is for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Any reader who is concerned about his or her health should contact a physician for advice.
Before starting an exercise training program you should first make sure that exercise is safe for you. If you are under the age of 55 years and generally in good health, it is probably safe for you to exercise. However, if you are over 55 years of age and/or have any health problems, be sure to consult with your physician before starting an exercise training program.