If you're struggling with a spare tire around your middle, it's probably important for you to reduce belly fat and tighten loose skin. In addition to losing fat off the stomach, your health will improve and and your self-esteem will improve.
Men with waists larger than 40 inches and women with waists larger than 35 inches have an additional increase risk of heart disease. Many people find it increasingly difficult to lose stomach weight especially as they get older.
To reduce belly fat and tighten loose skin, follow the steps below.
Lose belly fat by going on a low carbohydrate diet like Atkins for a few weeks. Gradually increase carbohydrate intake after your belly fat has shrunk by a few inches. When increasing carbohydrates, be sure to eat plenty of complex carbohydrates like fruits and vegetables. Being on the Atkins diet should reduce your appetite as well. A high protein diet will help you burn fat instead of muscle.
Get in an exercise work-out four to five times a week to lose belly fat and tighten loose skin. It's important to do cardio exercise and weight lifting a couple times a week to increase muscle tone to tighten loose skin.
Get a prescription of Retin-A and apply it to your stomach once a day after your daily shower. Your stomach should be completely dry before applying. Make sure to wear sunscreen on your stomach to avoid burning while using Retin-A. You can purchase Retin-A online without a prescription or buy it when you are traveling abroad at most local pharmacies.
Take supplements like leucine amino acids, calcium, and vitamin D to reduce belly fat and tighten loose skin. It's important to take supplements especially as you age for maximum reduction of belly fat.
If you're losing belly fat and your stomach looks really bumpy and lumpy with little pockets of fat, consider getting Titan treatments. They are relatively inexpensive compared to tummy tucks. Titan works by increasing the amount of collagen in skin and helping it to contract and become more smooth. Titan is non-surgical. It works by infrared light, and the proceedure usually only needs to be done twice a year.