“Whole Health Rejuvenation After Liposuction” by Sherry Diaz
by passionate Health Blogger Sherry Diaz
Considering a healthy way to manage weight or contour your curves? For many, getting rid of excess weight can be a frustrating, lifelong battle, but you might be a good candidate for liposuction. Today, both traditional invasive and noninvasive procedures are available depending on your personalized needs. Safe, noninvasive techniques that are becoming popular include:
- Radiofrequency: This treatment can be used on small and large areas of the body. Ideal for people who are not necessarily overweight, but identify stubborn pockets of fat around knees, elbows and ankles.
- Cryolipolysis: This process “puts the freeze on fat” — literally. Used to target the sides of the body and abdomen, this FDA-approved procedure freezes lipids in fat cells so that they dissolve slowly without any trauma to the surrounding areas.
Many people get the weight off and forget how vital lifestyle factors such as diet and exercise are. You can keep the weight off for good with our top diet and exercise tips.
Creating a fitness routine
Getting back into the gym might seem like a lofty goal if you’ve just had invasive liposuction. Sometimes you’re sore, and it just seems easier to be sedentary. What’s best for your recovery and keeping the weight off could not be further from staying still. The FDA says that staying in bed can actually increase your risk for blood clots in the legs and lungs, so getting back to exercise after your procedure is advisable.
- First two-three weeks after your procedure: Within two days following your procedure, begin with light cardio exercise such as walking or jogging.
- After the first three weeks: After the first three weeks, most people feel comfortable increasing their exercise activity. You can participate in fitness activities such as golf, aerobics and yoga. If you’re not able to get out of the house, you can visit gaiamtv.com for convenient, on-demand cardio workouts that include a fun combination of pilates, yoga and aerobic exercise to help burn calories and keep the weight off.
Maintain a healthy diet
For people who struggle with weight, knowing what foods to choose to gain maximum nutrition while keeping the weight off can be challenging. Focusing on selecting a variety of fresh seasonal foods while avoiding foods loaded with sugar and preservatives will help you keep you healthy and within your optimal weight range.
- Choose foods high in omega-3 fat: Foods such as hemp seeds, eggs, fish, flax seeds, nuts and seeds are loaded with healthy fats. It might sound strange to eat fat when you’re trying so hard to keep the pounds off, but omega-3 fats actually help the body manage how we use fat and calories in a beneficial way. A diet rich in omega-3 fats can help make you feel full and keep you in your goal calorie range. Whfoods.com is a great resource to discover more omega-3 rich foods and recipes.
- Other foods to focus on: A diet full of variety to help maintain healthy weight should include leafy greens, beans, lentils, whole grains and poultry. Greenmedinfo.com offers great infographics to keep track of what fresh foods are available in your region throughout the year.