To get rid of cankles…

1. You're overweight

All you need to do is a weight loss plan here to lose weight all over your body including your stubborn cankle fat & no…

There is not a special exercise you can do just to target cankles only but…

Doing weight loss exercises like running, sprinting, jumping rope & jumping jacks that involves you moving your feet will help you firm and tone the muscles around the ankle & calf areas reducing the appearance of your cankles while eliminating them all together on a weight loss plan

(Play the video below for an exercise that'll help you get rid of cankles)

2. You're bloated (you're retaining water)

Water retention, edema or swelling in the ankle area can make you have cankles no matter if you're skinny or fat but…

Do this quick test to be able to tell if its fat or swelling causing your cankles…

pitting edema for cankles

3 quick ways to get rid of cankles cause by water retention…

  1. Drink at least 1 liter of water per day because your body will hold onto water if you don't drink enough.
  2. Use these natural diuretics that'll flush out your excess water weight.
  3. Use these tips here for a flatter stomach which deal with getting rid of excess water weight.

3. Genetics

If you've done everything meaning you've even tried high intensity workouts like intervals, a healthy low calorie diet & you made sure you're not retaining water weight and you still have cankles even though you are at a normal weight…

Then the bad news is that you may be genetically predisposed to having cankles but the not so good news is that you can have surgery to remove your cankels for up to $8,000 but before you have surgery…

You could have lipoderma &…

Lipoderma unfortunately is an incurable disease that mostly affects women where they accumulate fat on their lower body and as of now…

To get rid of cankels…

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There are 24 comments
sandra cummings

hi im 14 too and cankles run in my family and it is mostly fat and what workouts should i do to get rid of my flabby legs and my upper body is perfect i just need help on the legs

October 29, 2014

Adrian Bryant

what is your current weight nad height?

October 29, 2014


im 5'11 and weigh 120

November 02, 2014

Adrian Bryant

then you need to look at #2 & 3. are you sure you did not mean 5 foot ONE

November 03, 2014


I am 19 years old, 8 and a half stone, 5ft 6. The majority of my body is slim all except my ankles.. I don't personally think I should lose weight and I am already active (running, walking) I was wondering what I am doing wrong :(

July 14, 2014

Adrian Bryant

do you have a pic of your ankles?

July 15, 2014


Hi Mr. Bryant,

I really need some help. I have always been on the chubby side. However, in the last 2 years I have gains over 20 pounds and I am have a very hard time getting rid of it. I am 24, stand at 5'3'' weight 165.

I have ankle injuries, with early signs of arthritis in both. What can I do to reach my goal weight of 120? What would be the best method?

May 27, 2014

Adrian Bryant

are these bike workouts and option for you?

May 29, 2014


I'm 18 and 140 pounds and I'm 5'5", and I have cankles I'm really insecure and I don't eat hoping that I would lose weight but I don't. I really want a cure for cankles because I would like to wear shorts. Please help me! :(

May 13, 2014

Adrian Bryant

simply apply the steps laid out on this page to rid your cankles

May 14, 2014


Hi ummm I am 14 and I have well I think I have thick legs I weigh 63 kilos 141 pounds and I wear pants at school but I don't want to anymore do you have any ideas to really tone a calf like really good so it's harder to see it really bothers me and I really really want to lose them

February 02, 2014

Adrian Bryant

see the video in step ONE to tone calves

February 03, 2014


Hello,My height is 162cm (5.3 ft) and weight 55kg and I'm 28,in fact my bones are really thick,although i'm slim but my hands and ankles are fleshy,that i never wear short skirt outside,how i could get ride them?pls help me

October 26, 2013


Hi, my height is 5'7 and I'm 141lb
I don't think I have cankles.
But my calves are really big and fat!!
There about 16 inches
And I really wanna lose em!
Any workouts recommended ??

August 28, 2013


When I was a teen I sprained both ankles severely. Now that I'm older I have developed a large fat pad on my ankles (right side larger than left - worse sprain years ago on that side). I think it is due to that old injury ut how the heck do I get rid of it? YES I cloud stand to lose a few (30) lbs. tried very diet under the sun and just can't seem to keep it off. Lol. Help. Would love to have all weight off forever in 3 months.

July 23, 2013

Adrian Bryant

like you said the first thing to do is to lose weight so Use any 1 of the permanent weight loss plans here but I myself have had ankle injuries and the way it heals may make it seem that way but I think losing the 30 pounds is the best thing you can do

July 24, 2013


Hello, is there any way to reduce calf muscles?
I am unable to get rid of them and i've only heard of methods to gain muscles, not lose them.

June 20, 2013

Adrian Bryant

what is your weight and height?

June 20, 2013


My height is 162cm (5.3 ft) and weight 60kg (132 pounds) and I'm 33.

April 24, 2013

Adrian Bryant

Simply following the first 2 options on this page should correct your problems

April 25, 2013


Hi Adrian,

I have quite large lower legs with thick/fatty calves and am hoping to slim them down a bit, along with the rest of my body. I'd like to try and get long lean calf muscles instead of bulky muscle - can you recommend any specific workouts or would all of the above work?
I love your website by the way! Your videos are fantastic & I really love how you pep-talk all the way through them! :)

April 18, 2013

Adrian Bryant

what is your weight and height now?

April 19, 2013


I'm 5.3 ft and weigh 132 pounds. Also I'm 33

April 20, 2013



also wanted to note that cankles can be caused by a bone deformity like madelunges. Anyone who has cankles might want to research this. Any from one women with cankles to another - never do the surgery. Ace your body and im sure they wont get noticed.

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