Monthly Archives: September 2010

Slimming Belts: Do They Work?

You must have watched those ads about slimming belts and how they can help you with your weight lose endeavours. You must have heard that others have tried it and it never really worked as it was advertised. That’s just sad because you have always wanted to try it yourself. Then why don’t you? Just because it doesn’t work for someone else means it won’t work for you. Maybe they missed something or did something wrong that’s why they never achieved the expected results. You can do otherwise.

True, it seems like the best non-draining strategy there is to lose weight because you simply have to put on the belt on your waist, keep it on for at least 10 minutes and enjoy the massage-like sensation of your tummy muscles reacting and contracting to the disturbing force. What can be more relaxing than that? But that’s not all to it.

Yes, the belt works, but with a ten-minute session per day, don’t expect that you’ll have a slimmer body overnight or after 5 days of use. This is not a magic formula; it does take a long time. You didn’t put all that weight in a night so how do you supposed to take all the fats away in a few days?

This weight loss equipment should be backed up with a change of lifestyle for it to work properly. Meaning, you will have to work on your discipline and change your diet and get a regular exercise. Even slim people maintain a balanced diet and a regular exercise to maintain a healthy body, so you need it more.

What you should do is wear the belt while you’re having your workout. Then supplement the workout with a balanced diet and lots of water. This will not only make you live a healthier life, it will also tone your tummy muscles and give you more energy to do all your daily activities.

This waist slimming belt does work and that’s a guarantee but it is not a stand-alone device. Surely you don’t expect to have a smaller waist while you pig out on junk foods and stay lazy all day in front of your television do you? It works and it is but a good addition to your weight loss regime if you already started on one.

The Various Ways on How to Get rid of Cellulite on Legs

A dimple may look good on your cheeks but definitely not o your legs and thighs that prevent you from wearing your short skirts and bathing suits. Of course you don’t want to scare the men away so it’s either you cover them or find ways on how to get rid of cellulite on legs.

Many people argue though that cellulite is actually not a problem, especially that it is something hereditary and that it is but a bunch of fatty tissues that wanders too close to the skin; and it’s not hurting you at all. True maybe, but it does hurts your eyes and is definitely hurting your appearance and fashion sense. And so, let’s look at some ways to get rid of it.

One very natural and very easy way is to establish a detoxifying diet combined with regular exercising. This may be difficult for some to do but the truth is, you only need to discipline yourself and you’re good to go. You really don’t have to go on starvation diets because we’re not really concerned with too much fats but with where the fats are. So what you only need to do is drink lots of water and start a 30-minute muscle toning program to eliminate the toxins from your body. It won’t work instantly or get rid of your cellulites every night but at least you’re living a healthy life and doing it naturally.

Another way is to buy one of those anti-cellulite creams and vitamins that permeate the market. However, there’s no assurance that these creams will work either instantly or after a month or so of using it. But of course, these creams can definitely increase your metabolism and is applied to where the cellulite is really located (on your skin) so maybe it can help. It’s not really harmful so it is worth a try at least.

The third identified way is to employ body wraps and also those dietary supplements that have grown popular nowadays. Body wrapping is done by massaging your body and then covering it with linens that are immersed in herbal extracts and algae, and even mud. This will make your skin smooth and soft and will help you relax and detoxify. It doesn’t really reduce your cellulites instantly but it does help a little and makes you feel good as well. The supplements are said to boost your metabolism and thus improves your circulation to help remove the toxins from your body. These are intakes however so you must consult with your doctor first to make sure it gives no harm to your body.

The last yet not the least effective way in getting rid of cellulite on legs is through a surgery such as a liposuction. This is an aesthetic surgery that’s meant to suck the excessive fatty tissues from your legs. Though some people argue that this is not really very effective, instead, it worsens the cellulite on your legs. And since it is surgical, it is incorporated with risks. Thus, it is very important to talk it over with your doctor before you do it. There are actually a lot of ways to remove the cellulite and so you have a lot of options to choose from. So you better make your choice now or stay “dimpled” forever.