Squeeze your Way Thin

Corsets may have been in existence for centuries, yet despite how much the women of the 1600s were keen to burn their restrictive under garments, it seems the women of the 21st century are eager to take them back on.

• Uncomfortable? Yes.
• Risk of internal organ bruising and deoxygenation? Yes.
• Minute opportunity for slimmer waist? Potentially, but not proven…

Gone are the days of corsets for simply contouring the body under clothing, the belief today is that corsets can be used to lose weight and re-shape a woman’s waist, long after the corset has been removed.

Bikini model Narmin Assria endorses Squeeze Me Skinny, one of the many retailers for these ‘waist manipulators.’ She wears the tailor designed piece for weeks leading up to her competitions, stating that it acts as her ‘waist trainer.’ The Corset Diet is a successful UK competitor http://thecorsetdiet.com.

With much controversy and with no emphasis on calorie control or exercise, it is difficult to appreciate how a product such as this would result in weight loss.

What is sure however, is the risk of complications, discomfort and potential gut irritation for those suffering with IBS, heartburn and even stomach ulcers. ‪#‎moderation‬ ‪#‎corsets‬ ‪#‎health‬ ‪#‎wellness‬ ‪#‎science‬ ‪#‎weight‬ ‪#‎mydubai‬


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