Much as we might like to maintain our bodies in perfect form, the sad truth is that humans are constantly in flux. In a single day, you might gain or lose a couple of pounds from eating or losing water weight alone. Over the course of our lives, we can gain and lose a lot, and sorry to say, things are going to sag. Gravity is not kind to the human body.
Still, there are steps you can take to look and feel your best. Whether you’re trying to bounce back from a post-baby body or you’ve put in maximum effort to lose a fair amount of weight, you could find yourself dealing with a body that just doesn’t look and feel like your own.
Eating right and exercising can go a long way toward improving your physique, but whether you’re in transition or you want to take your efforts to the next level, you might be surprised to learn corsetry can help. How can steel boned corsets help your body bounce back from weight gain and loss? Here are a few things every lady should know.
All you have to do is look at a corset to see that it nips in at the waist and flares at the bust and hips, creating the hourglass shape that has long been a recognized symbol of feminine appeal. If you’re feeling a little less shapely these days, due to a recent pregnancy or weight gain and loss, donning a corset can help to shape your torso into the contours you crave, thanks to rigid steel boning and lacing that allows you to cinch snugly for a comfortable fit and defined hourglass figure.
Semi-Permanent Waist Reduction
For some women, just slipping into a corset to add some shaping is enough to help them feel fantastic while they continue working toward weight loss and fitness goals. However, you may enjoy the benefits of your corset enough that you decide to try your hand at waist training.
In this case, you have the opportunity to achieve semi-permanent results, leading to a slimmer waistline even when you’re not wearing your corset. This could take several months to achieve, what with incremental reductions and long-term daily wear, but if you’re committed to improving your figure beyond what is possible with simple weight loss and exercise, waist training can help you to reach your goals.
Correction and Support
You may not realize just how important posture is when it comes to your figure, but standing and sitting up straight can make a huge difference in how you look and feel. Corsets are, at their core, a support garment intended to lift the torso and minimize the waist.
If you carry some extra weight in the abdomen and/or you’re dealing with a large bust (especially post-pregnancy), it’s natural to slouch under added pounds. A corset will correct your posture, support some of the extra weight, and generally make you stand taller, immediately creating a slimmer profile and potentially even helping with back pain common to bad posture and extra pounds.
Any time you’re working toward a goal that concerns your body, motivation can be an issue. There are going to be setbacks, you can count on that, and you don’t want to get derailed. The good news is, a corset can help.
When you cinch the laces on your corset, you’ll not only stand taller and enjoy the smooth lines, winnowed waist, and hourglass proportions you prefer, but you’ll get an instant boost of confidence from seeing the figure you expect in the mirror, or maybe one that’s even better than before. When you look great, you’re going to feel fabulous, and this can help to keep your motivation high as you work to transform your body.
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My name is Rachel, I am the owner of Glamorous Corset, a small business founded by me in 2010. Back In 2005, I was in a car accident that left me with a herniated disk. Much to my surprise I learned steel boned corsets were beneficial to several medical injuries including mine. I was always intrigued with corsetry, their history and their beautiful aesthetic. I love sharing knowledge about corsets, educating my wonderful readers and breaking the negative stigma related to corsetry. In combination with my years of research and personal experience I hope my articles are useful and can help anyone who has struggled with some of the same things I have. More about me…