Written by: Cecilia V Sanchez MS, RDN, LD
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Got Loose Skin?
Loose skin can result from aging or rapid weight gain/loss. Age-related loose skin is caused by slowed production of the proteins elastin and collagen in the skin’s inner dermis layer. The skin becomes less able to repair itself, which results in sagging skin. In the case of weight gain/loss, rapid weight gain can cause connective tissues in the skin to stretch beyond repair. When the weight is lost, especially if lost rapidly, the skin is unable to tighten back to its previous state. Fortunately, there are surgical and non-surgical skin tightening options. Ultherapy skin removal is one such procedure.
The New Year can bring many new opportunities to increase your overall health. If you plan on beginning a new exercise program here are a few tips to help keep you on track and avoid injuries that can be detrimental to your exercise and weight loss goals.
Injuries are painful, debilitating, and have the potential to set you back weeks or months from your workout goals. A few injuries make up most of the exercise mishaps out there, and though nobody is truly immune to injury, there are at least some things you can do to reduce your risk.
Exercise can have some massive benefits, but injuries will turn a good thing into a terrible thing.
Injury possibilities largely depend on what your workouts entail, but there are a few areas of the human body that are more problematic than others. Parr and Aiken point out a few of the most common culprits: