The appearance of cellulite is pretty bothering, especially when this hot summer season is approaching. Don’t let the thin shape of women in winter’s coats fool you, even they can have cellulite. The size of clothes you are wearing has nothing to do with whether you have cellulite or not. Even if you are a size 0, you can still have cellulite.
Cellulite can affect any body part, arms, legs, buttocks, abdomen, etc. However, it is most often found in the thighs area. This is the place where most cellulite fat is stored and visible.
Your thighs are the areas that suffer from cellulite the most, and that’s why there the cellulite can be hard to reduce. There are many treatments available for treating the thighs and reducing cellulite for this are, some of them more effective than others.
The treatment that you are going to choose depends on how fast you need to see the results, how much money you wish to spend, how hard are you willing to work and how far do you want to go. Here are some of the treatments that are available for reducing cellulite in the thighs area:
Proper diet plan
This option does not suit for you if you wish to see the results fast. Changing your diet habits is one of the most effective things to do if you wish to see long term results and successful cellulite reducing. With changes in diet, you will focus not only on your thighs, but on every body part where you have cellulite.
A proper diet for getting rid of cellulite should incorporate mainly these foods:
fiber rich (oatmeal, dark leafy vegetables), vitamins (fruits and vegetables), antioxidants (from berries), lean proteins (fish, lean turkey and chicken meat), good fatty acids (from oily fish and nuts); and should avoid these foods: saturated fats, animal fats, processed foods, sugary foods, high carbohydrate foods, white flour foods (pasta, bread, and other pastries), alcohol, milkshakes, smoothies and other caloric drinks. The diet that focuses on losing cellulite should contain no more than 1500 daily calories intake.
Exercises are important for every body part, especially when you are trying to lose cellulite from your thighs. The thighs are is not very movable if we are having a sedentary lifestyle and stay in front of the computer the whole day. The blood circulation is usually decreased in this area and the oxygen doesn’t enter the cells easily.
This is why exercising your thighs is important. The best exercising focusing on reducing your thighs’ cellulite should combine cardio, strengthening and stretching exercises. Running, weight lifting, stretching the legs and thighs, flexibility exercises, etc. are all good for this purpose.
Drinking big amounts of water will clean your body from all the unnecessary toxins that help the cellulite to store in your thighs. Water will also improve the skin condition and by that reduce the appearance of cellulite. Drinking this magic fluid can also reduce water retention from the cells, which is another reason for cellulite on your thighs.
Massages for the thighs
Massages are important for every cellulite treatments, especially when it comes to thighs. Anti-cellulite massages can be performed at a professional or at home. The technique is to do circular motions with moderate pressure using your palm or fist.
You can also use some other massage device if you have. Make sure not to damage the skin if you are doing the massage yourself. Massaging the thighs should be done every day in order to get the best results. If done only once, the results will be really short-termed.
There are many exfoliation products that you can rub on your thighs and massage them. This will increase the blood circulation and will remove the dead skin. Exfoliator can also be done at home, using coffee ground and oil mixture.
These are excellent if you wish to get fast and really visible results. Laser procedures, such as Velashape or Velasmooth can reshape your body and visibly reduce cellulite on your thighs. They are usually a combination of lasers and mechanical stimulation, such as vacuum and rollers.
They have shown amazingly good results in many people.
Surgical procedures: Not many people will undergo such procedures, but there are options available. Liposuction is one of them. This procedure and other similar to this break down the fat cells completely, but they can be expensive and painful and they require recovery time afterwards.
No matter which treatment you decide to do, it is important to maintain your body afterwards, because the cellulite might be back.