Despite hiding from the media for the duration of her pregnancy, Kylie is now back with a vengeance. Apart from regular updates on her Instagram and Snapchat, and a cute peek at baby Stormi’s face, exactly one month after having her baby, Jenner decidedly took to Snapchat to share a video of her post-baby body, wearing only black string bikini bottoms and a black t-shirt.
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Since giving birth last month, Kylie Jenner has pretty much steered clear of social media, only posting a few small snippets of her daughter Stormi to Snapchat. However, exactly one month after having her baby, Jenner decidedly took to Snapchat to share a video of her post-baby body, wearing only black string bikini bottoms and a black t-shirt.
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The photo below reveals Jenner pulling up her black shirt to show off her super flat abs.
Considering how frequently Jenner used to be on social media pre-baby we can’t help but think that this new post might indicate that Jenner will be making more frequent returns to her social channels. Only time will tell.
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This left many post-pregnancy mums green with envy. A photoshop trick or a case of discipline, healthy lifestyle and some extra help from the aesthetics department? We can only speculate. Here are some top tips that have been used by celebrities to get back in shape and shed excess baby pounds.
“These are the foods that stimulate secretion of insulin the most. If you didn’t know already, insulin is the main fat storage hormone in the body. When insulin goes down, fat has an easier time getting out of the fat stores and the body starts burning fats instead of carbs” she says.
“Cut the carbs, lower your insulin and you will start to eat less calories automatically and without hunger” Dr Low Chai Ling
Another benefit of lowering insulin is that your kidneys shed excess sodium and water out of your body, which reduces bloat and unnecessary water weight. It is not uncommon to lose up to 10 pounds (sometimes more) in the first week of eating this way, both body fat and water weight.
In a study comparing low-carb and low-fat diets in overweight/obese women, the low-carb group is eating until fullness, while the low-fat group is calorie restricted and hungry. Yet final results show a greater weight loss in the low-carb group.
“Cut the carbs, lower your insulin and you will start to eat less calories automatically and without hunger” advises Dr Low. “Put simply, lowering your insulin puts fat loss on “autopilot””.
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Cryolipolysis is a nonsurgical technique for localized fat reduction using cold energy. In 1970, doctors coined the term popsicle panniculitis after reporting transient fat necrosis in the cheek of an infant who had been sucking on a popsicle. Initially described in infants, cold-induced panniculitis has also been observed in adult patients. These observations led to the concept that lipid-rich tissues are more susceptible to cold injury than the surrounding water-rich tissue. With these historical observations in mind, cryolipolysis was developed for localized fat reduction in 2007. This technique is performed by applying an applicator to the targeted area set at a specific cooling temperature for a preset period of time. This targets fat cells while sparing the skin, nerves, vessels, and muscles.
Women who have just given birth know that even with weight loss, stubborn pockets of fat will change their figure forever. Thankfully with non-invasive techniques using Cryolipolysis such as Coolshape, this can be effectively treated to help them regain their body shape. Some ladies find this an useful tool to accelerate their weight loss regime, helping their bodies regain the original shape.
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3. Tighten skin
Losing weight and minimizing fat is one step in the post-pregnancy recovery process. However, many ladies find that their skin is more lax than before pregnancy. This needs to be addressed to give ladies a smooth contour that will give them the confidence to flaunt their post-pregnancy bodies with confidence. There are several ways to tighten skin non-invasively. One method is to use a Exilis Body Magic, which emits superficial radiofrequency waves. This helps the skin to contract over time. The pros of Body Exilis is that it is relatively inexpensive (compared to the other treatments), and is super comfortable. It is also quick with each session taking about 20-30 minutes only. The cons is that multiple sessions are necessary to see results; our tester underwent six sessions for her tummy and flaunted a taut tummy in a midriff baring top after 2 months.
Another enemy of the post-pregnancy body is the appearance of cellulite. Cellulite is not directly linked to pregnancy, almost any women can have it though it does make more of an appearance with age. One way to combat this is by using Body Thermage. Different from the facial thermage for lifting skin, Body Thermage is delivered using an ultra-large ti[ applicator that delivers monopolar radiofrequency waves mofre deeply into the skin. This breaks up the cellulite bands, contracting overlying skin and imparts a smoother appearance to orange peel skin. The pros of this procedure is that you can see an improvement after one session. The cons is that the improvements will slowly develop over a few months, with improvements said to occur even 6 months post-treatment. Secondly, cost is also a factor. When done properly, this treatment does not come cheap as a certain number of shots is needed to give the effect. If you are choosing a generic platform or shortchanging on the number of shots, you can possibly get this at a cheaper price but will not attain similar results.
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