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Everything you want to know about love handles

Love handles are those dreaded extra inches around the waist that come with age, stress, and poor nutrition. They are often one of the most difficult areas to target when it comes to losing weight and toning up. Despite their difficulty level, love handles are completely doable with a combination of diet and exercise.So what exactly is a love handle? Love handles are the area on either side of your stomach between your ribcage and hips. This area is typically composed of fat deposited in the subcutaneous layers beneath your skin. Why do they get their name? In medical terms, they are known as abdominal external oblique muscles; however, they got their nickname because they’re usually an area people “love” to grab onto when hugging someone special.Unfortunately, it’s also an area that can be hard to lose body fat from. Unlike other areas such as legs or arms which have larger muscle groups made up of multiple muscles, your love handles mainly consist of one large muscle group called your obliques. This single muscle group means there isn’t much spot targeting you can do for it – instead, you have to work across your whole core to improve this area.

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How to Target Love Handles?

The best way to get rid of unwanted love handles is through a combination of diet and exercise specifically tailored for fat loss in this area. Here are some tips on how to effectively target them:

  • Eat Clean – Eating a balanced diet rich in whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and lean proteins will help you maintain a healthy weight while providing all the essential nutrients needed for overall health and wellness. It’s also important not to forget about hydration! Aim for at least 8 glasses per day (preferably more!)
  • Strength Train – Incorporating strength training into your routine helps boost metabolism while building muscle mass and burning calories more effectively than cardio alone. Aim for 3-4 days a week, focusing on strengthening all core muscles such as crunches, sit-ups, planks etc., as well as exercises specifically targeting your oblique muscles like side bends and Russian twists.
  • High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) – HIIT workouts involve alternating short bursts of intense exercises followed by short periods of rest or lower-intensity exercises which can help keep metabolism high long after the workout has ended – making them great for burning stubborn fat from those pesky love handles! A typical HIIT session could consist of mountain climbers followed by 1-minute plank holds or burpees interspersed with wall sits or squats etc..
  • Cardio – Longer bouts of moderate-intensity cardio such as jogging or cycling can help increase caloric expenditure throughout the day without putting too much strain on those overworked muscles caused by strength training sessions – helping prevent burnout and fatigue while still aiding in fat loss!
  • Non-surgical fat reduction treatment such as Coolsculpting

Love Handle Fat Reduction with Coolsculpting

Love handle fat reduction has become a common goal for many people who want to trim down their waistline and improve their overall physical appearance. CoolSculpting is one of the most popular non-surgical procedures to reduce stubborn fat from specific body areas, including love handles. This advanced treatment utilizes controlled cooling to target and destroy fat cells without damaging surrounding tissues or requiring any downtime or anesthesia.

What Is CoolSculpting?

CoolSculpting is a non-invasive body contouring procedure that uses cryolipolysis technology to freeze fat cells in targeted areas. During treatment, a specialized applicator is applied directly to the skin, delivering controlled cooling that causes the fat cells beneath the skin’s surface to crystallize and die off. This process takes place gradually over time, allowing your body’s natural metabolic processes to safely eliminate the dead cells from your body.

Benefits of CoolSculpting for Love Handles

CoolSculpting offers several benefits when it comes to reducing excess fat around your love handles:
  • It eliminates stubborn fat: One of the primary benefits of CoolSculpting is its ability to target and destroy stubborn pockets of fat unresponsive to diet and exercise alone.
  • It’s quick and convenient: Unlike traditional liposuction surgery, CoolSculpting requires no downtime and can often be completed in as little as one appointment.
  • There’s no risk of scarring: Because CoolSculpting does not involve incisions, there’s no risk of scarring or lasting damage to your skin.
  • There are minimal side effects: As opposed to other procedures that may cause pain or discomfort during or after treatment, CoolSculpting usually only causes temporary redness, numbness, tingly sensation, and minor bruising near the treated area(s).
  • Results are long-lasting: The results you achieve with Coolsculpting are typically long-lasting as long as you maintain a healthy lifestyle with regular exercise and proper nutrition.

How Does Coolsculpting Work?

Coolsculpting works by utilizing a device called an applicator which delivers precisely controlled cooling temperatures to targeted areas on the upper arms, abdomen, flanks (love handles) and other parts of the body where stubborn pockets of fatty tissue have accumulated. The cold temperatures cause fat cells beneath the skin’s surface (adipose tissue) to crystallize, permanently destroying them without causing damage or discomfort to surrounding tissues such as muscles or blood vessels. Over time your body will naturally eliminate these dead cells through its metabolic processes, resulting in a slimmed-down silhouette over several weeks or months following treatment.In conclusion, if you want a long-term solution for reducing excess fat around your love handles without going under anesthesia or spending weeks recovering, then coolsculpting might be just what you need. With this cutting-edge technology, you can now easily get rid of those pesky “love handles” quickly and effectively. You can also feel confident knowing that this revolutionary method carries minimal risks while providing potentially dramatic results. But don’t take our word; schedule an appointment today!

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