Do waist trainers really help blast belly fat? Here are 7 things you need to know

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DO WAIST TRAINERS REALLY HELP BLAST BELLY FAT? Waist training is the process of reducing your natural waist size and accentuating curves with the aid of waist trainer or a tight-laced corset. The hourglass figure has regained popularity in recent years. with celebrities like the Kardashians, Jennifer Lopez, Nicki Minaj, and Beyonce helping to bring back the coveted hourglass figure. These waist shapers are supposed to give the wearer an exaggerated hourglass figure, which is a tiny waist and curves over the hips. The waist trainer has been around since the Victorian times and was known as corset.  The first corset dates back to the late 1500s or early 1600s according to Fashion Time, since then, the original design has altered quite a bit, but with the same adverse health effects that come with cinching one's waist. Corsets were the old-fashioned versions of waist trainers and were responsible for shifting vital organs and causing health problems [Credit: Forbes] Firstly let's look at how waist trainers are marketed and what companies claim that waist trainers can do for you. The claims are plenty and almost too goof to be true but the common ones include helping you lose fat and inches from your waist, metabolising fat, releasing toxins, compressing your core, and helping you eat less. Firstly, the experts do not support the use of waist training as there isn’t sufficient support for the benefits and too many risks. They claim that there are simply too many risks involved. #ad Sisters who waist train together stay fit together!! ???????????? my girl @waistgangsociety @premadonna87 is having a bomb ass holiday sale just in time for the holidays!! get your shaper before the holiday shapers are sold out! #WaistGang If you're considering using a waist trainer for extensive periods of time, it's important you have all the facts and make sure you're not causing more harm than good. Take a look at these 7 waist trainer tips that you need to know! 1. It makes you look slim at the waist They do have that instant effect, just put it around your waist immediately looks smaller, taut and tiny. Waist training can also serve as a constant reminder of your present shape, aiding a sense of restriction which can motivate individuals to diet. 2. It may lead to temporary weight loss Some people find that during workouts waist training can increase body temperature, causing you to sweat more and this might temporarily show up as weight loss. However, be aware that this is just a temporary solution and it it will only work for you long-term if you combine it with regular exercise and a good diet. 3. It doesn’t get rid of body fat in the long run The problem is that waist training only makes you look slimmer while you are wearing the corset. Once you take it off, your body will soon revert back to its normal shape. This is because wearing a corset will have no effect on the amount of body fat that you have. In order to get long-term results from waist training, you would need to wear the corset all the time. 4. It can cause your organs to shift with potentially dangerous consequences With waist training, the upper organs move upwards, and the lower organs shift downwards. This can then put a similar pressure on the abdomen – which has been known to cause constipation. A shift in the pressure on your internal organs means you will be less tolerant of certain foods, including gas-producing and fatty foods, and some individuals mi...