What is Cellulite and how can you help to reduce it?
Cellulite should never be a reason for not whacking on a pair of trusty short-shorts as and when you please. But if it bothers you, there are a few things you can do at home to reduce it.
Firstly, what is it? Basically, it’s fat beneath the skin’s surface that can pucker the skin and appear lumpy. If this puckered appearance does bother you, there are steps you can take to decrease cellulite, you can fix most of your skin concerns with adjustments to your daily routine. In the case of cellulite in particular, building muscle and increasing the right nutrients to combat it is the way to go…
“Strength training and bodyweight training are absolutely key. Especially as you get older not only does building muscle mass prevent and decrease the appearance of cellulite, it stimulates the human growth hormone which keeps you young. It is quite literally the biggest anti ageing secret!
“to compliment your time in the gym to do at least 60 squats every day. Do a few sets while brushing your teeth in the morning. You want to focus on increasing muscle mass not fat loss.
“Water. Aim for 2 litres a day.” Start by filling a water bottle and popping it into the fridge the night before. Keep sipping as you make your way through your pre-work routine, then keep it nearby on your desk all day.
“The biggest cause of cellulite is due to the loss of connective tissue (collagen) so to combat this with your diet, up your intake of good oils such as omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids as well as lean meats which are high in protein. Also, Vitamin C needs to become your best friend so try to increase your update of vitamin C-rich fruits and vegetables.”