21 Things That Cause Cellulite

2. Lack of Muscle

“Building up muscle in these target areas [such as the back of your legs] will help decrease the appearance of dimpling skin,” says NY Health and Wellness fitness specialist Joselle Valentine. “For the back of the leg, try a single leg dead-lift or hamstring curls on a stability ball. The idea is to increase lean muscle mass which ultimately will decrease the appearance of cellulite in a significant way.”