How to Get an Hourglass Figure Without Exercise

How to Get an Hourglass Figure Without Exercise

If you’re like me, you’ve tried it all in your attempts to lose weight and sculpt your body into a desirable, hourglass shape. Well, I haven’t done it all – even I have my limits, and I absolutely draw the line at the cabbage soup diet. Ew.

I have tried jogging, spinning, Pilates, Piyo, step aerobics, soccer, and even in a brief, flickering moment of bravado, intense workout videos (good lord, why is this torture a thing that exists?). I even tried using the equipment at the gym, from treadmills and elliptical machines to weight benches (snore).

What happened? I GAINED weight. Yes, it’s true. I did feel pretty good for a while, right up until I messed up my knees, again. Why do I put myself through it? I have to face the fact that I’m not as physically inclined as the triathletes, lunks, and graceful gazelles of the world. Misty Copeland, I am not.

Does that mean a slimmer waist is beyond my reach? No! And you can have it, too, without spending fruitless hours at the gym wondering if there is a god, and if so, why he/she is putting you through this punishment. How can you get the hourglass figure you want without exercise? Read on, my couch-loving friend.

Waist Training

If you, like me, are disinclined to spend an hour of every day sweating (to the oldies, or otherwise), one great option for how to get an hourglass figure without exercise is to turn to waist training. Unlike exercise, this practice will deliver immediate results, and over time, those results can become semi-permanent.

The challenges of intense, physical fitness are not right for everyone, especially those of us already pressed for time thanks to jobs, kids, and all the other demands of daily life. Forget killing yourself at the CrossFit gym or struggling to keep pace with your marathon friends (seriously, do those people mainline caffeine?).

Instead, find yourself a beautiful, steel-boned corset. Then read up on how to undertake a waist training schedule and you’ll be on your way to the slimmer waist you’ve been dreaming of, sans daily exertion.

Diet

If you join a program like Weight Watchers (yes, I have), they’ll tell you diet is the larger part of losing weight. I believe the speaker said it was 80% diet, 20% exercise, although I was admittedly distracted by the buoyancy of her massive bouffant.

In any case, watching my portion size and eating a healthy and balanced diet always worked better for me than exercise. Of course, dieting doesn’t help to tone or sculpt your body in any way, so while everything got smaller with diet, I wasn’t exactly able to achieve an hourglass figure with diet alone.

Combining Efforts

Ok, time for the hard truth. A combination of efforts is probably the best way to get the gorgeous figure you want. With proper diet, regular exercise, and a waist training regimen, you’re going to maximize results and speed up your timeline when it comes to creating the sleek silhouette you desire. Also, you’ll enjoy better health, so, you know…bonus. In the meantime, however, waist training can provide the proportions you prefer.


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