8 Best Exercises to Get Rid of Cellulite on Thighs

Cellulite is actually fat deposits just beneath the skin. It appears as lumps or dimples, usually near the buttocks and upper thighs, and is most common in women. Building muscle can make cellulite harder to notice, and it helps you burn more calories. Although those cellulite deposits might never go away completely, burning body fat will make them shrink.

The reality is however, that without a proper diet and definitely exercise one cannot hope to see long term results with any of the above methods. Regular helps in burning fat and keeping the fit body round the year which means that cellulite can’t easily form ever. In this article we shall take a look at some of the best exercises to get rid of thighs cellulite.

1. Clockwork Lunge:

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How to Do:

  • Stand with hands on your hips and feet hip-width apart.
  • Take a big step forward with your right foot and lower down until your right leg is bent 90° and your left knee is nearly touching the floor. Push back up to starting position.
  • Take a big step to the right with your right foot, bending the right knee and keeping the left leg straight. Return to the starting position.
  • Take a big step back with your right foot. Lower until left leg is bent 90° and right knee is almost touching the floor.
  • Rep with the left foot, stepping to the front, then to the left side, then back. That’s one set. Do 15 sets.

2. Shifting Side Lunge:

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How to Do:

  • Stand normally with feet together, and holding the dumbbells by your side.
  • Take the right foot wide out, and lower into a side lunge, keeping the dumbbells on either side of your left foot.
  • Bend the left knee with maintaining the position, but shifting the weight to both legs and lowers into a wide squat, reaching for the floor in front of you.
  • Now, extend the alternate leg for side lunge, and perform the same that you did with your right leg.
  • Bring both legs together and stand up for the rep.

3. Side to Side Plies:

How to Do:

  • While looking straight ahead, stand with feet wide apart.
  • Your toes should point about 45 degrees outward.
  • Rest your hands on the hips. Bend knees and lower hips as low to the ground as you can.
  • Keep shoulders and back straight. Hold this position for 30 seconds.
  • Now slowly straighten legs and slide left heel towards your right.
  • Then squeeze inner thighs together for 30 seconds.
  • Next, take a big step backward to the left and repeat the plies, sliding your right heel in. Repeat 10 times.

4. Resistance Band Butt Blaster:

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How to Do:

  • Kneel on floor and wrap band under right foot, and place hands down under shoulders holding handles against the floor.
  • Lift right knee off the floor slightly and push right foot back to extend leg straight against the band, squeezing your glute.
  • Release slowly bringing knee back in to a bent position.
  • Continue for desired reps and switch feet.

6. Plie Squat Into Side Kick:

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How to Do:

  • Stand with your feet a little wider than hip-width apart and turn your toes out.
  • Lower into a squat, placing your hands on your hips.
  • Lower into a squat, placing your hands on your hips.
  • Stand up, shifting the weight into your left leg, and lift your right leg off the floor.
  • Kick your right leg out to the side, trying to get it parallel to the floor.
  • Bring your leg back in and down, returning to the squat position.
  • That’s one rep. Do as many as you can in 30 seconds, then repeat with your left leg for 30 seconds.

7. Clam Shell Exercise:

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How to Do:

  • Sleep on the floor, on one side, with your elbows supporting your body, knees slightly bent and your basin in front.
  • Now, put your other hand on the hip and raise basin and buttocks, by holding the ankles together.
  • Spread your legs and hold in that position for 10 seconds (or as long as you can) and return to the initial position.
  • To crosscheck whether you’re performing this exercise correctly or not, see that you’re feeling your muscles working.
  • Try to perform at least 3 sets of 10 exercises each, on both the sides.

8. Single-leg Supine Hip Extension:

How to Do:

  • While lying on your back with your arms outstretched to the side, and your right knee bent, and your left leg straight, raise your left leg a few inches off the floor.
  • Lift it to a point that it is in line with your right thigh and thrust your hips upward, attempting to form a straight line from your shoulders to the knees.
  • Pause for a couple of seconds, squeezing your glutes, then lower to starting position.
  • Do one set, then switch legs and repeat the same movement. This will tighten your butt.
  • Go for 3 sets of 15 repetitions.