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Reduce cellulite: diet and exercise tips for cellulite sufferers

By Tracy Dye

Part 2 of our series examines how diet and exercise can reduce the appearance of cellulite. Find more information below.  (Read part 1 here!)

A diet for cellulite reduction

According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, you can avoid cellulite by eating a diet that is low in fat and rich in fruits, vegetables and fiber. Staying hydrated by drinking plenty of water and avoiding alcohol can also aid in reducing the appearance of cellulite.

Furthermore, including lean proteins and foods that contain a low glycemic index in your diet encourages fat loss and less visible cellulite, according to the Harvard School of Public Health.

Fitness for cellulite reduction

An exercise routine that focuses on strengthening and toning the body can reduce the appearance of cellulite. By toning and strengthening, the skin becomes more taut, body fat percentage is reduced and cellulite becomes much less visible.

At Haven on the Lake, several mind body class options are available to help you look and feel your best. Some classes that focus on toning and strengthening include:

Private instruction is also available to help you achieve your specific wellness goals. You may want to opt for practicing in a one-on-one setting if you:

  • Wish to prepare for participation in a class setting
  • Want to focus on specific movements or postures
  • Would like to adapt movements or postures to suit specific needs
  • Prefer to learn through private instruction

For more information, click here or email HOL@ColumbiaAssocition.org.

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Along with a variety of mind body classes, spa services and healing environments, Haven features a variety of special events and workshops to help you recover, reconnect and revive. Find a full listing of events (and how you can host your own) here. Don’t forget to like us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to keep up with the latest happenings.

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