The bad news: Cellulite is not easy to get rid of. Cellulite is caused by fat deposits that distort the skin’s connective tissues.The best way to blast away cellulite? Good dietary and exercise habits, of course. A combination of strength training and aerobic exercise can help build muscle and increase fat burning, in turn improving your skin and muscle tone and reducing the appearance of cellulite. Plus, going easy on carb-heavy, sugary meals and drinking lots of water to reduce fluid retention are key.