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Saggy tummy - what to do?


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#1 Size Zero

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 09:52 AM

So I've lost nearly 50 lbs....
Which of course means, there's less me inside my skin that used to hold the former big me!

So what do I do with all this saggy skin?
I was hoping to look so smashing in bikini this summer, but now I'm afraid I'll ashamed of my hanging tummy :(

What have you folks done?
I know I'm old so that probably doesn't help much

Any ideas on what would help?

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 09:56 AM

Omg I have that problem too (I've lost 80) basically I use anti aging/pregnant lady skin cream, I scrub off the dead skin every day, I do a lot of ab work..etc. It's gone down a little, but it's still there :( 


 

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 08:49 PM

I lost 60 lbs and my extra skin is in my inner thighs... I hate it too... I did a laser treatment and I found it helped a little...



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Posted 11 April 2013 - 01:27 PM

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Posted 13 April 2013 - 02:16 AM

is this gonna happen to me at the mo my tummy sags from pregnancy but now trying to lose the weight again pls tell me that this isnt the end!!


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Posted 17 April 2013 - 10:55 AM

weight loss wraps are great at tightening up saggy skin/bellies :)


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Posted 17 April 2013 - 01:14 PM

As far as I know it takes the skin up to two years to tighten again, so it's pretty safe to say that it will get better.


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Posted 17 April 2013 - 10:00 PM

weight loss wraps are great at tightening up saggy skin/bellies :)

 

That's how people lose 'inches' from their waist, the wraps just tighten the skin, it's not a way to lose weight but could definitely help saggy skin!


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#9 Size Zero

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 02:14 AM

weight loss wraps are great at tightening up saggy skin/bellies :)

Can you recommend any?


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Posted 23 April 2013 - 08:35 PM

I rented this from my library but a common post-preggers tummy problem is a seperation of the tummy muscles to make room for baby and certain exercises will make them go farther apart. I haven't been doing this for very long (less than a week) so I can't vouch for the validity of this method yet :-/

 

 

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Posted 30 April 2013 - 09:58 AM

As far as I know it takes the skin up to two years to tighten again, so it's pretty safe to say that it will get better.


My word I'm 4 years since being pregnant so think I'm a lost cause when it comes to tightening my tummy then. :(

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Posted 12 May 2013 - 07:05 AM

The only way that I know of besides body wraps (like some others have mentioned) are preventive measures. Which obviously you do as you lose weight. There are a ton of skin tightening baths that might help. Just google "skin firming bath" you should get a ton of results. Oh and another thing that I know works for cellulite and stretch marks (which I know a ton of us have) is coconut oil dry brushing. Basically you just rub the oil on the area you want to work on, then using a dry loofa or shower brush, rub the area. It makes it a little tender but works great!

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Posted 13 May 2013 - 11:58 AM

I wish I knew, but it's either time or surgery for most.
Obviously surgery is extreme...
I had 2 kids and now a mommy tummy (full of stretch marks to boot), I doubt I'll ever have my flat tummy ever again. :(
I've used all sorts of creams and done everything you can think of, at any rate I stay well moisturized. lol

It got better the less fat I have on me, but I think I'll forever ponch...


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Posted 01 June 2013 - 09:36 AM

i had the SAME issue  and used 2 wraps my skin is now tight toned and defined my stretch marks are pratically gone too:-)   i brought mine online at http://yahottiebody.myitworks.com    they work!!!



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Posted 01 June 2013 - 09:45 AM

i hate to say it, but if you've lost weight reasonably slowly, it's likely only a tummy tuck will help.

Especisally if you've had kids.

You may be able to reduce it with diet and massaging olive oil into it regilously. Also you maybe able to have laser treatment to tigehten it. I've got bad stretch marks and the ONLY thing which reduces them is expensive harley street laser treatment. It's the only thing approved by tne FDA to work.

But don't stress. I guarentee you look a million times better. There's loads of higher waisted bikinis and great swimming cosumes with cut out sections. Just buy some that high light your best bits and be CONFIDENT.

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Posted 01 June 2013 - 04:25 PM

This is a problem for me! :( My tummy is really saggy and I want it to be more muscular...

I should probably go jogging more often and do sit ups?


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Posted 03 June 2013 - 12:49 AM

Maybe more ab workouts? Or P90x I heard turns saggy stomachs into fit ones.

 

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