3 Exercises That Target Cellulite

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Cellulite is a common condition where the skin appears dimpled due to fat deposits pushing through connective tissue. While it’s completely normal and affects many people, some may want to reduce its appearance. Here are three exercises that can help target and reduce cellulite by toning the muscles and improving circulation.


Squats are excellent for targeting the thighs and buttocks, where cellulite often appears. This exercise helps to strengthen and tone the muscles, making the skin look smoother.

How to do squats:

  1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart.
  2. Lower your body as if you’re sitting back into a chair, keeping your back straight and your knees over your toes.
  3. Lower yourself until your thighs are parallel to the ground, then push through your heels to stand back up.
  4. Repeat for 10-15 repetitions.

For added intensity, you can hold weights in your hands or do jump squats, where you jump up explosively from the squat position.


Lunges are great for targeting the legs and glutes, helping to reduce the appearance of cellulite. They improve muscle tone and circulation, which can help to smooth out the skin.

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