Leg Dimples


Have you noticed that some very fat women do not have cellulite? It's possible for a woman's legs to be very large and jiggle when she walks, and for their skin to be smooth and unwrinkled. Obviously, the wrinkled, puckered look of cellulite is not a measure of the quantity of fat in your leg. In fact, we sometimes see very thin women who seem to have a low amount of total body fat but lots of cellulite. The conclusion: cellulite is nothing but wrinkly skin and, like stretch marks and scars, shows more on some women than on others.

Everybody has a layer of fat, but not everybody stores it the same. Some people have the layer underneath muscle so you can't see it, while others store it right under the skin, so they get that cottage cheesy appearance. Fat doesn't lay flat, it is stored in little balls or clumps. You can't totally get rid of cellulite if you happen to store fat under your skin, but you can slightly improve it by keeping your weight at a healthy level and exersizing.

If you have cellulite, think not of losing fat but rather of tightening skin. In the same way that you pull up sagging pantyhose you can also pull up the tops of your thighs and suddenly the cellulite is gone. You can tighten skin by:

Undergoing surgery
Increasing muscle bulk under the skin
Purchasing Bailey?s Instant Cellulite remover... a secret concoction (that?s a joke!)
To tone or build up the muscles in your legs, look here for tips on weight lifting: Bodybuilding-Basics.com 

Men don't seem to suffer from cellulite the same way women do. Even obese men rarely have cellulite because their skin is thicker than women's and their collagen fibers are arranged in a horizontal criscross pattern that holds fat firmly in check rather than letting it press against the skin.