Losing excess weight can be a challenge, but losing baggy skin resulting from the weight loss can often be an even greater challenge. The problem of sagging skin, post weight loss are most prominently observed on your face and chin, neck, chest, under arms, lats, belly and thighs. Here we mention some of the simple exercises that not help to curb those extra baggy skins but also help to tone the muscles up in these body parts.
This simple exercise is mainly aimed at reducing the baggy skin of face and chin area which often gives the appearance of double chin or a big face. Open your mouth as wide as you can and the close slowly just enough to touch your jaws or teeth pair together. You can sense the tension on the facial and chin muscles which ascertain its effectiveness on the said parts.
Neck is another vulnerable area for fat deposition and on weight losing; for subsequent baggy skin exposition. To get rid of this ugly demonstration, simple exercises like neck rotation gives beneficial effects. For it, stand with your arms placed at your either side and tilt your head back and front, then after completing 10 repetitions of 3 sets, continue tilting the neck on left and right direction. On completion of similar sets for it too, rotate your neck in clockwise and anti-clockwise direction for 3 sets of 10 repetitions each. But make sure not to strain your neck too much.
Chest area is another very vulnerable area of baggy skin deposition on weight loss. If you are a man this sagging skin gives a very embarrassing sagging man breast like appearance. Being a woman doesn’t help the cause much either. So, in order lose that extra skin, push-ups are one of the best ways. Just place your hands on the ground on either side of your chest with shoulder width apart and lower your body to touch the ground with your chest and push the body up again.
Arms, particularly the underarms, are one of the most susceptible areas of developing baggy skin after significant weight loss. Triceps extensions and triceps kickbacks are particularly effective in addressing this problem. With the help of some light weight, you can easily loose those extra skin mass. For it, hold the weights over your head and push them backwards only to bring them back in the starting position again. Again on the other hand, hold the weights close to your chest and extend them back only to bring them back where it started from again. Repetitions of these exercises work like wonder to help eliminate the sagging skins of arms.
Like under arms, legs also have the tendency to build up fat as well as subsequent baggy skin. To address this problem, all you need is a help of a simple narrow rubber tire. Sit on the ground with your legs stretched forward together. Now hold the rubber tire with your feet palm and do the rowing motion with your hands holding the other end of the rubber tire. This puts significant stress on your lats and aids in shedding extra skin baggage from them.
Belly area is another susceptible area to build up that baggy skin. Exercises like abs crunches are the perfect solution to tighten the loose skin and tone up the abs muscles. Lie on your back with your knees lifted and bent at right angle to thigh. Now place your hand behind your head to support the neck and slowly raise your upper body and try to get your head as close to the knees as possible. Hold in this posture for few seconds and return to the starting lying position.
Half Seat Exercise
Half seat exercise is a very useful way shedding excess baggy skin from your legs, thighs and calves. To do this, simply stand on your toes with your arms extended forward and now bend your knees at around 45 degrees angle to be in a half seated position. Hold this posture for around 30 seconds for 3 sets and it gives very beneficial results.
Regularly doing these exercises with 10-15 repetitions in each set of 3 give optimum results by shedding those extra skins and toning up the body muscles. Although it may be recommended to consult a physical trainer about the exact postures and for the appropriate balanced diet plans before falling into this exercising habit. Try these exercises regularly to attain maximum benefit.