Follow these 3 rules for a smooth, cellulite-free lower body

By Joe Dowdell
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Products and potions aside, the most effective (non-surgical) ways to reduce the appearance of cellulite are exercise, seven to eight hours of quality sleep, and proper nutritional habits, which also includes staying well-hydrated. And, I'd have to say that nutrition and sleep are by far the most powerful pair, as they comprise the vast majority of our day-to-day lives.

As for the exercise component, some workout strategies are definitely more effective than others for helping you burn of those fatty deposits. It's important to note that genetics play a large role in the amount of cellulite on your body, but if you implement the three key factors above, you can dramatically reduce its appearance.

Many women think that low-intensity cardio and lifting light weights for a high number of repetitions (and/or aerobic-type classes) are the answer to ridding their body of unwanted fat. But despite what you may hear from your favorite fitness personality or read in the latest fashion magazine, this is not true! The reality is that you'll never see the results you want in the time that you would expect by employing those methods.

RELATED: You never see cellulite on a Victoria's Secret model. Watch and follow along with the VS Butt Workout to learn the routine to keep your rear tight and sexy.

The good news? It's my job is to supply my clients (and you) with real, no B.S., scientific information so that you can spend less time in the gym and still get the results you're after. The real key is to combine strength-training moves with regular high-intensity interval-training sessions. Strength training not only improves the tone of muscle tissue, but it also helps maintain and/or slowly increase the amount of lean muscle tissue in your body over time, meaning your legs and butt will eventually look smoother. Finally, by incorporating high-intensity interval training, you'll burn more calories in a shorter amount of time while also keeping your metabolism elevated for hours after you leave the gym. Try one of the fat-burning cardio workouts below.

Personal trainer and strength coach Joe Dowdell is one of the most highly sought‐after fitness experts in the world. His motivating teaching style and unique expertise have helped transform a clientele that includes stars of television and film, musicians, pro athletes, CEO's, and top fashion models from around the world. To learn more, check out JoeDowdell.com.

Comments (11)

Anonymous
December 11, 2018
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December 7, 2018
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Anonymous
November 15, 2018
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August 24, 2018
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July 6, 2018
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Anonymous
July 6, 2018
The truth is that cellulite is just fat. The subcutaneous adipose tissue that is placed under the skin is an active reserve of energy that is linked to the metabolism of the individual and is affected by caloric balance.Like all the other tissues in the body, the subcutaneous adipose tissue has a blood supply, which is called microcirculation. Hormonal and vascular disorders, often triggered by a sedentary lifestyle, stress, liver disease, improper nutrition, irregular bowel function, and fluid retention, combined in various ways, can adversely affect the adipose tissue and in particular the microcirculation. In these cases, the fat cells get "broken", and their content, the triglycerides, get spread into the space between the cells causing problems in microcirculation and preventing normal blood supply. If these anatomical and metabolic disorders last for extended periods of time, then they lead to the development of further alterations in adipose tissue (lipodystrophy), which produces problems in the skin's connective tissue and loss of elasticity.For more information, visit https://treatcelluliteonlegs.weebly.com/
Anonymous
June 20, 2018
I am not a believer in products for cellulite either. After I started to train my butt, my butt got bigger but my thighs started to have cellulite on. I tried many ways, the best way is the 3 step system workout my trainer recommend, in case you'd like to know, here is the link: https://bit.ly/2tq9fOP
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November 12, 2017
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Anonymous
May 17, 2017
Hi there. Look Joe i totally agree with you but i went the other way, products and potions :). That's because of, firstly, my husband was busting my a** about my cellulite. I was feeling down about it, with low self esteem and also embarrassed so i decided to take action and to get rid of it. And secondly, i have no time for exercises or workouts, i can't get a proper night quality sleep or what so ever, not just because of my work but also because i have a four months old boy, so time it's very very limited. So i did a google search, and i found a cream from revitol that did just what i needed. Great product by the way. There's a big difference between the now me and the 7 weeks ago me. For people and mom's like me with little time i strongly recommend this revitol cream. If you're interested these is the link that i use to purchase it. http://www.lnk123.com/SHfKl They even give you a free bottle on your purchase :) Best regards and goodbye cellulite.
Anonymous
April 15, 2017
I am not a believer in products for cellulite but I decided to take a chance on dermalmd cellulite serum one because one of my favorite fitness celebrities recommended it. I am going to start my second one and I absolutely see the difference!! I looove this serum. I have never been overweight but always had some cellulite on my thighs and this product visibly reduced it. I did use the product while on a work out program and diet.
Anonymous
April 2, 2017
I have been plagued with cellulite my entire life and I've always been very embarrassed by it. I've been using dermalmd cellulite serum for about a week. Every morning but not always every night and I can see a difference. My thighs appear tighter and the lumps and bumps have definitely softened.