The Pros and Cons of Waist Corset

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Modern women are die-hard fans of a slim figure and a petite waist. A small waist is often celebrated by men and women as they see in the from cartoon characters like princess jasmine, Barbie, Cinderella and more.Waist training is exactly what it sounds like — it’s training you waist to look slimmer. Waist training involves wearing a belt (made from thick latex and cotton lining) around your waist that looks just like an old-fashioned  waist corset — you know, the kinds that used to break women’s ribs, crush their internal organs, and make them faint all the time. The belt works by putting pressure on the waist in order to change its shape over time. You can also wear the belt while working out in order to “speed up” the weight loss process and “strengthen your core.”

Modern celebrities like Kim Kardarshian, Dolly Minas they all had opted for it. Other models and celebs have touted the benefits of waist trainers, while actresses Brooke Burke-Charvet and Jessica Alba have credited similar products with helping them get back into shape after giving birth. Burke-Charvet even created her own line of waist wraps; one is designed for new moms and intended to reduce water retention and swelling of the uterus, “all while supporting that unwanted baggy baby skin.” Another product—a sport body wrap made of nylon and neoprene—is meant to be worn around the waist during exercise, with the intention of promoting “intense sweating.”

According to Dr Apovian, there’s no evidence that these devices can actually reshape the body or trigger fat loss. In fact, some experts believe that regularly wearing a waist trainer can actually decrease core strength—exactly the opposite of what you want if you’re aiming for a sexy stomach, says celebrity trainer Nicole Glor.

The Pros-

A well-shaped waist,

Good Posture,

Able to wear sexy clothes.

The Cons-

Sheer discomfort,

Interference in breathing,


Your stomach might get pushed up beyond the diaphragm, which could cause reflux.

Hence waist corset or waist trainers won’t have any lasting effect on waist size, shape, or appearance, Dr. Apovian says. They’ll make you look slimmer while you wear them, but you may have to put up with some discomfort—and maybe even some health risks—in return. So, People are always looking for a way to cheat or a quick fix to fitness, and the answer is there isn’t one.


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