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Good blood circulation is an essential part of ensuring your long- term health. It helps you to take in nutrients, assists your body to dispose of waste, increases strength in your legs, all helping to reduce the appearance of cellulite. Here are a few tips on how to keep good blood flow in your legs;

Walking

Walking is a low impact exercise that has incredible benefits. It can promote weight loss and help you to live a heathier and more active lifestyle. Whether you are power walking or taking a gentle stroll, as your muscles contract and relax you are promoting healthy circulation throughout your legs. Staying fit also promotes weight loss which is also one of the more effective cellulite solutions.

Keeping Your Body Positioned Well

If you tend to sit cross legged on a chair or on the floor you could potentially be harming your circulation.  When one leg is on top of the other it constricts your blood flow, stopping it from reaching parts of your legs. In order to keep them healthy you should practice better seating styles. You should sit with your legs spaced slightly apart with your feet on the floor – although any sitting position is only healthy if you continue to move and walk around at regular intervals.

Managing Your Stress

Stress is something that can have a detrimental effect` on your physical health including your circulation. Telling you to manage your stress is easier said than done, but there are some ways you can try to get it under control. Regular exercise, getting enough sleep, meditation and therapy are all ways you can try to get things flowing smoother.

Stretching

Regular stretching has many benefits for your body. Using proper techniques and for the correct amount of time your blood will be able to efficiently carry oxygen and nutrients around your body to the organs and muscles that need them. Cellulite solutions don’t have to be extensive and invasive, stretching is something so simple. This also helps keep you body flexible allowing for easier movement and function.

Smoking

If you really want healthy blood vessels, then it’s time to stop smoking. Smoking can cause your ankles and feet to swell, and blood clots are a common issue among smokers. When you smoke you are making your heart work overtime, and this can lead to damaged veins and blood vessels in your legs.

 

Bad circulation is only one of the many causes for cellulite, and to even begin to dramatically reduce its visibility you will need more than just good blood flow. To find out more about how BTL Unison treat your cellulite visit https://www.btlunison.co.uk/the-solution/ or find a doctor to help here.

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