Learn how to reduce the appearance of cellulite on your thighs and butt in time for summer. Here are 4 home exercises you can do right now.

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Did you know, according to a study in the Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy, nearly 85% of women over the age of 20 have cellulite? (And yet, only 10 per cent of men are prone to cellulite). However, just because it's common, that doesn't make us crazy about wearing swimmers with dimply thighs on show. The key to removing cellulite is to decrease fat deposits.

1. Stair climbing

If you're stuck at work and don't have time to get to the gym, take advantage of the office staircase. Sure, you'll look a bit strange to begin with, but by upping your movement on the stairs you'll automatically target areas prone to cellulite. Simply walking up and down stairs burns at least 10 calories a minute according to the National Wellness Institute