Cellulite explained. It's a lengthy video, but informative. In short, we are all born with a certain number of fat cells and where they are stored in the body is completely genetic. Losing body fat helps reduce the size of cellulite that wants to break through connective tissue as our skin weakens as we get older. If you want to get rid of it, nothing works as well as weight training and stretching that brings healthy elasticity to the skin followed by a clean diet to reduce the size and appearance of fat cells. Anyone surprised by this?