Is a Body Contouring Procedure the Answer to a Weight Loss Plateau?


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They say that the only way to truly know your limits is to try to push beyond them. Well, what happens when you can’t push any further?

When you’re actively chasing fitness or weight loss goals, you usually learn exactly where your limits lie. You have tried (really hard) to push through them, but you soon realize that you have hit a plateau.

The rest of the journey was thrilling up until this point. You felt yourself getting stronger and faster every week, while the numbers on the scale and your waistline dropped. But then, all of a sudden, your forward momentum stopped and you felt stuck. This can be a huge emotional blow, particularly when you’re incredibly close to your goal.

Where does one turn when this happens? In a lot of cases, people are looking to the following body contouring procedures.


The perfect candidate for liposuction is someone who is reasonably close to their ideal weight. But it’s not a realistic solution if you’re looking to lose a lot of pounds, or get rid of cellulite.
This procedure often works beautifully alongside a healthy lifestyle to give both men and women the bodies that they have worked so hard to earn. In a lot of cases, their age or their genetics mean that their fitness goal is just out of their reach. Liposuction can take you the rest of the way.
Instead of trying to take your diet or exercise regiment to unreasonable (or even unhealthy) levels, consider liposuction instead.

This is also an ideal solution for people that have put on a little bit of weight because their lifestyle means they can’t get to the gym as often as they used to. This has been particularly prevalent during the COVID-19 crisis, as countless people are struggling with the “Quarantine 15.”

Abdominoplasty or Tummy Tuck

If you want to learn more about liposuction or tummy tucks, we suggest you reach out to a plastic surgeon who can explain the ins and outs of each procedure and how different procedures work differently for people with different body types.

It’s a cruel irony that the area of our bodies that we all want to trim is notoriously difficult to tone. Again, this could be no fault of your own. Some people are simply more genetically likely to get six-pack abs than others. The rest of us are less fortunate. We have to fight our genes to get in the best shape possible, yet we often still come up just short. And this struggle is only going to get more difficult as we age and our metabolisms slow down.

At the same time, getting older also means you have more responsibilities, at home and at work. You still make diet and exercise a part of your life, but you simply don’t have the time to get to the gym or count every calorie.

For these people, the tummy tuck could be the perfect solution to get (or regain) the body that they want.

This is just a broad view of what these body contouring procedures can do for you. If you’re interested, get in touch with a plastic surgeon today.


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