Exercise-Based Approaches to the Treatment of Cellulite

Document Type : Mini Review


Department of Exercise Physiology, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran


The presence of cellulite in women, as an unacceptable cosmetic condition related to skin and subcutaneous tissue, is a growing issue worldwide. Having a sedentary lifestyle is one of the most important factors regarding the formation of cellulite. However, only a limited number of scientific studies have been done to investigate the possible effects of exercise training on cellulite improvement. This focused review aimed to summarize the available evidence on this subject and provide a road map for conducting future exercise-based research on how to treat cellulite.


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