Dimpled skin, usually on the thighs, hips, buttocks and abdomen, is called cellulite. Cellulite is caused by fat pockets, and women typically have more of it than men because a higher percentage of their body is composed of fatty tissue.
Pony Kick Exercise:
- Get down on the ground on all fours, making sure that your forearms lie flat.
- Try to position your shins as flat as possible on the ground, as well. Take your right thigh and slowly raise it to a 45 degree angle, keeping your knee bent. Hold your leg for around five seconds before slowly lowering it to the initial position.
- Repeat as many times with your right leg (minimum five) as possible and then do the same with your left one.
Both walking and stationary lunges target all the lower-body muscles.
- Start by taking one large step forward and lower your body so both of your knees form 90-degree angles, keeping your front knee over the ankle. Return to the starting position.
- Aim for 8-12 reps on each leg
Thigh Raise Exercise:
- Lie flat on the floor with your face down and with your legs a little bit raised (around four inches from the ground).
- Raise your legs without having your knees touch the ground and maintain the position for about five seconds.
- Slowly go back to the initial position without fully touching the floor with your legs.
- It is recommended that you repeat the movement for about ten times for every routine.
Side Squat with Band:
Resistance bands are inexpensive and can be used for a total body workout. They also offer you the option of using different levels of resistance depending on your fitness level. This exercise works on your inner and outer thighs, hips and bottom. You can do this exercise without the resistance band, but the band will further increase the efficacy of this exercise.’
- Stand while your feet are shoulder-width apart and tie a band around your lower legs.
- Lift your left leg and step out to the left while pressing out against the resistance of the band.
- When your left foot touches the floor, bend your knees into a deep squat.
- Then stand up again and bring your feet back to shoulder-width apart.
- Repeat – Either alternate legs or take 10 steps to the left and then 10 steps to the right.
Thigh Chair Exercise:
Another excellent exercise in the “how to get rid of thigh dimples” category is the thigh chair.
- Press your back against a wall, while maintaining your heels about twelve inches away.
- Straddle your legs at about shoulder-width apart and slide your back down the wall until you achieve a chair-like position.
- Wait for as long as you can (if you resist two minutes that would be fantastic) before carefully sliding up to the initial position.
- Make sure you do not get up quickly and try not to force your body a lot more than it can take, especially when first trying out this type of exercise.