Follow these 3 tips to make skin on your legs and thighs tighter and looking younger.
Perform exercises that contribute to develop the muscles on that part, for example, – push-ups, sit-ups, crunches, squats and lunges. Weight-lifting exercise is a good way to build muscle quickly, but before starting any such exercise, consult a trainer or doctor to prevent any harm. A few simple exercises are written below:
a. Squat: Stand with feet slightly apart. Bend the knees slowly so that the thighs come parallel to the floor. Stand up again and repeat. You can also try this simple exercise with weights (dumbbells) in hands.
b. Lunges: Stand tall, and put the right foot forward. Lower your body, so that the left knee comes close to the floor. Then using the right leg, push back the body to the original standing position. Repeat the same with the left leg. Try this exercise as much as you can.
c. Reverse Plank Dips: Sit on the floor, with legs straight and hands behind, with palms on the floor. Using the arms, lift-up the body so that the torso and legs come in a straight line. With the legs straight, slowly relax, so that the butt touches back the floor. Repeat it many times.
d. Swiss ball or Exercise Ball: You can also try exercises of thigh using Swiss ball (or Exercise ball).
e. Floor Slides: Stand on a hard floor with a towel under one leg. Using this leg, slide out the towel, and then slide it back to the center.
a. Have nutritious foods in your diet like berries – blueberries, strawberries, blackberries, and soy products, artichoke hearts etc. These foods contain vitamins, biotin and antioxidants that are known to promote collagen production and tighten the skin.
b. Reduce sugar: Excessive sugar reduces the skin’s elasticity and damages the skin. Reduce food and drinks containing sugar.
c. Eat salmon fish. This fish contains selenium, a nutrient good to tighten skin, it can also help to reduce wrinkles on face.
Use lotions and skin creams which contain olive oil and Vitamin E. It naturally tightens and strengthens the skin. Massage the arms, thighs and abdominal areas.
Facial exercise for jowls can help the person reduce the sagging neck skin and drooping jaw lines or jowls. These exercises are like yoga for jowls. They are to be done for about 5 minutes, several times a day.
1. Chin and Neck Stretch
a. Stand or sit in a comfortable position with back straight and relaxed shoulders.
b. Place the lower lip of the mouth over the upper lip.
c. Slowly start tilting the head backward until you look up towards the ceiling. You will feel a stretch along the front of throat and the upper jaw.
d. Hold the above position for a few seconds.
e. Slowly start lowering your head back to the original position.
Do this simple exercise for about 10-15 times, several times a day.
2. Chew Exercise
a. Stand or sit in a comfortable position and lift your face to the sky or ceiling with the lips pressed together lightly.
b. Move the lower jaw about 20 times, as if you are chewing gum.
c. Move your head towards the right (looking over your right shoulder) and perform the above chewing exercise.
d. Move your head towards the left (looking over your left shoulder) and perform the same exercise.
Perform the chew exercise in each direction about 20 times. Repeat this exercise three to five times.
3. Lips Exercise
a. Look upwards towards the ceiling, and stick out your lips as if to kiss. Stretch the lips outwards together.
b. Stretch the lips as outwards as you can, so that you fan feel a pull on the cheeks and jaw. Hold lips in this position for a few seconds and relax.
c. Lower your head to the starting position.
Do this for about 5 times a day.
4. Shoulder Gaze
a. Stand or sit in a comfortable position with back straight and relaxed shoulders, head slightly raised so that the chin comes parallel to the floor.
b. Slowly move your head towards the right (looking over your right shoulder) as far as you can. Hold for a few seconds.
c. Move head to the starting position.
d. Slowly move your head towards the left (looking over your left shoulder) as far as you can. Hold for a few seconds.
e. Move to the starting position.
Do this at least three times a sitting.
Repeat those exercises often and watch your jowls skin tighten again.
Besides doing abdominal exercises, it is also very important to perform an aerobic exercises, because without them even strengthened muscles do not show themselves and do not become visible because they are still hidden behind a layer of fat. What you should do is to walk each day! Just walk to the work instead of taking a bus, take stairs instead of an elevator, walk at lunchtime – and soon you will feel like your body is getting back in shape!
Swimming, jogging, or dancing – choose something as you like and take classes along with gym and walks. In addition, it will positively affect your mood and reduce the stress.
Stay consistent and all of the above will make an impact on your skin’s shape.
In the process of aging, the skin under our arms tends to sag. This is evident at the back of the upper limb where the triceps muscles are located. Correct toning exercises, with a low-calorie and balanced diet will help to reduce the excessive fat and will allow the arm’s skin to look tight.
Try including triceps exercises to your workout plan. These exercises are done with free weights, and doing this only for two to three days a week can show results in a few weeks. Use light weights doing two or three sets of 12 to 20 repetitions.
Exercise “TRICEPS KICKBACKS” to tighten skin on arms
The objective of this exercise is to straighten your hands (180 degree), and then putting them at right angle, in the shape of L (90 deg). The exercise should be done with a dumbbell in each hand.
Stand on the floor and bend from the waist to have your body at right angle to the floor. Take a dumbbell in each hand and:
· Straighten both of your hands to the back passing your hips, your body will form a “T” shape. Exhale air during this time.
· Relax your hands to come to the previous state, vertical to ground. Inhale the air during this time.
At the end of the movement, the arms should extend along the body, with palms facing each other.
You can also take help of a flat bench, and take support of bench with one hand, and exercise with the other hand. After a set, repeat this for the other hand.
Similar exercise can also be done by standing vertically on the floor, and a dumbbell in each hand.
· Drop down (relax) your hands. Exhale air during this time.
· Fold your hands to come at right angle to floor, and then continuing the movement, try touching your shoulders with the hands/dumbbells. Inhale the air during this time.
- Don’t swing the arms.
- Repeat the above exercise(s) for about 15-20 times.
- If you are using heavier weights, do this exercise one arm at a time.
Doing this exercise on a regular basis along with following healthy diet can help you to tighten loose skin on arms.
Here is how to get rid of loose skin or tummy tuck, also called pooch, after pregnancy.
Stretch marks, excessive weight and loose skin are very common among young mothers who just had their baby. Even though it sometimes be hard to get your body back in shape again, it is still possible if done right.
So, after you had your baby, give yourself some time to recover. After all it is a big stress on your body and skin.
The first thing you have to do to get yourself back in shape is to rid of excessive fat. This made with dieting and by doing exercises that burn fat. After you done with that, you need to work on getting rid of loose skin or tummy tuck, also called pooch.
Here are some exercises you can perform within comfort of your home and what is even better – you and your baby both can have fun doing them!
Now you see that working out can be much more fun! Exercise regularly and tighten your “tummy tuck” skin!
Laser skin tightening can be a great method for those who’s skin just starting to show sagginess. It is a no-downtime procedure that is very effective in improving facial skin tone and reducing fine lines and wrinkles. It also used on the neck, chest, upper arms, legs and other body areas.
In many cases it can put off the need for a more invasive procedure for many years. Lasers are for patients who are not yet ready for surgery. It also should not be confused with a facelift and it requires no downtime.
The great skin tightening procedure should stimulate new collagen production in the dermis without injuring the epidermis.
Laser systems such as Cutera Titan Laser face lift technology uses a unique light source to create a thermal profile in the dermis with the goal of tightening facial skin and stimulating collagen growth. Candela GentleYAG laser designed to stimulate dermal collagen production and regeneration of damaged skin cells.
How to prepare for the procedure
Because the treatment is relatively easy, there is only some guidance you should follow to prepare your skin for laser tightening.
Avoid direct sunlight for about 21 to 28 days. Use sun block that is at least SPF 25+. If you experience herpes, then the antiviral therapy should be applied 1 day prior to the treatment and continued for another 7 days after.
How many treatments would I you need
Doctors suggest that 4-6 treatments with 2 to 4 weeks gap usually produce a significant increase in dermal collagen, remodeling of dermal matrix components, and a resulting improvement in overall skin tone.
Laser skin tightening before and after
Laser skin tightening treatment does not stretch the skin but rather allows your skin to do the tightening by itself.