The Waist Training Cincher’s Do’s and Don’ts


If you are on social media like Instagram or Facebook, you probably seen plenty of celebrities sporting something around their waist. Known by the popular name corset, celebrities are doing waist training which helps them to shed pounds and sculpt their figure.

Jessica Alba Waist TrainingYou may ask if it works for them, will it work for you as well? We will breakdown the do’s and don’ts and all the important questions you may have regarding waist training.

Corsets have been worn by ladies for centuries and is not new. The first corset was created in the 1500’s and was used by women to improve their look and shape. The sudden resurgence of corsets used for waist training can be contributed to very well known actress named Jessica Alba. As months went by other popular celebrities started to follow suite. You may know who these ladies are Kim Kardashian, Kylie Jenner, Blac Chyna, Tini, and more.

Do corsets or cinchers actually work?

Waist trainers not only help you burn fat in those trouble some areas, it also helps you to sculpt and shape your body into a more desirable look. Here is what Ricki-Lee Coulter had to say about shapewear products. “It’s about enhancing your body and accentuating your good areas. Shapewear isn’t the ugly, embarrassing granny undies they used to be – they really are sexy.”

Wearing waist cinchers are said to help burn fat around that mid-section by promoting perspiration which helps your body to release toxins and metabolize fat. Because the cincher is tight to the point of compression, the abdomen get’s restricted which make the user reduce their food intake during the day. Depending on the cincher, it can also help with posture, especially those with large bust size.

Many companies are getting behind the trend of waist trainers and the decline in popularity is no wear in sight. Their are waist trainers suited for just working out which are called sports waist cinchers or fitness waist trainers. They are promoted as focusing on your core while working out the rest of the body.

The Do’s:

  • Make sure to choose the correct comfortable size
  • Build up a tolerance by wearing the cincher for a few hours at a time
  • You can extend wearing the cincher for longer periods of time as you get more used to it
  • Any sign of discomfort, stop wearing the cincher

The Don’ts:

  • Choosing the wrong size cincher (this is number 1)
  • Working out with the wrong cincher (you want to avoid restriction to your flow of oxygen)
  • Any discomfort such as shortness of breath, numbness in the body, stomach pains, etc., stop usage immediately

How to make sure your waist training is effective?

The best way to achieve results with waist training is by incorporating a well-balanced diet, eating right, and exercising frequently. Relying solely on a waist trainer to achieve that “hour glass” look isn’t realistic and should not be overlooked. Also many people quit too easy.

If you are one of those individuals that try something and give up when you don’t see any results in the first month, then you have to not only have patience but build a better visual of yourself. Having a mind frame that looks toward the positive result instead of the failures will help you tremendously on your journey to weight loss.

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