Why is cellulite so hard to torch? - KMSP-TV

Why is cellulite so hard to torch?

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Cottage cheese. To some it refers to a healthy snack, but to most women, this term may remind them of an body issue they may be struggling to solve. 

Cellulite is common in mainly women, and one of the hardest body image issues to tackle.

Fox 9 fitness expert Ali Holman showed us some of her favorite cellulite-busting exercises and nutrition tips that work!

To find out more about Ali's Online Daily Workouts & meal plans, visit http://www.CoreCamper.com

What is cellulite?

Cellulite is the dimpled appearance of the skin that occurs when fat deposits sit just below the skin's surface. This is a common problem, particularly for women. The thighs, buttocks and stomach are the most common areas where cellulite builds up.

Gender is the number one factor, as most people with cellulite are woman. Hormones, such as estrogen, are believed to play a pivotal role in cellulite development.

How do I get rid of it?

Limit Sugary drinks and alcohol

Eat at least .5 g protein per lb. of body weight per day

Drink 8-10 glasses of water

Eliminate processed foods

Get enough sleep

Focus more on weighted exercises & high intensity spurts of cardio versus longer, steady state cardio exercises

Are there exercises that help?

Deadlifts

Lunges

Reverse Lunges

...but be sure to do cardio in between!

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