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04 February 2011

Exercises for great-looking legs

Flabby thighs or orange-peel problems? Here are some great toning exercises (illustrated step by step) to get your legs back in tip-top shape.

Look in the mirror: your legs may need a bit of work.

The dreaded 'C' word
When talking firm legs it's inevitable that the subject of cellulite crops up as this is one of the most common problems many women (and some men) face. According to Tucker, cellulite is caused by the fat stores beneath the surface of the skin, which are then "packaged" into compartments that create that orange-peel effect – "it's actually the connective tissue that packages the fat cells that does this".

 
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