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Stretched skin

Discussion in 'Weight Loss and Dieting' started by Andydragon, Jul 7, 2020.

  1. LaoDan

    LaoDan Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    That’s one reason I chose weight training, hopefully I can backfill with some muscle. Not worried about my mid section as I rarely go streaking these days, but I’d like to not have batwings or at least minimize them
     
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  2. DCUKMod

    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    Andy, I've often posted about these things on the forum. It can take our bodies a while to catch up with the weightloss. By that, I mean that we usually lose weight from places we'd rather keep it - for us female sorts - from our boobies, arms and a lesser extent legs. In my case, I ended up very slight indeed, and whilst I didn't have sagging, my skin wasn't as taut as in the past. Given several months (and no for me years), it is by-and-large much better.

    I have always moisturised every day after my shower, and I'm sure the moisturiser, and massaging in helped, over time. Maybe you could try a bit of that. If you don't want anything perfumed, E45 is good, or more to a budget, the Lidl sensitive and Aloe options are far better than their price tags of under £2 a bottle would suggest.

    Give it time. Be patient would be my advice.

    I know. I know. I say this as the lest patient person in the world. :)
     
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  3. Andydragon

    Andydragon Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you
    I think I just needed to know it can improve. I appreciate it may not be perfect but there are some more changes likely to come.

    I can work on changing up my exercise to help too
     
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  4. LaoDan

    LaoDan Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I’ve been following this guy for weight training ideas, since I’m pretty sure he’s natural. A lot of weight training stuff out there isn’t applicable for people who need to be low carb and don’t want to take performance enhancing drugs lol
    https://www.youtube.com/c/NaturalGallantBodybuilding
     
  5. Andydragon

    Andydragon Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the link. I'm not interested particularly in weight lifting, just to build a little mass to smooth out the areas

    I do appreciate the kind words of the forums. I know I need to take the win of the weight loss and I have a supportive partner. It's just hard to be let down by my own body but I haven't explored all options yet
     
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