Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Truth About Fitness

Fitness and exercise are incredibly important for many reasons, the foremost of which are your health and your image. However, loose skin and stubborn fat are exceptionally difficult to tone. When exercise fails to rid your body of excess skin and fat, liposuction and tummy tuck surgery can tone your problem areas.

Achieving Your Fitness Goals

At this time of year, many are still striving to keep up with their New Year’s resolutions for fitness. Some people set particular physical goals that they’d like to achieve, like being ready to run a marathon. Others set goals for how many times per week they will go to the gym. Most people set fitness goals to lose a certain amount of weight, to get down to a certain clothing size, or to eliminate a particular problem area. Whatever goals you set this year, the truth about fitness is that fitness goals are harder to achieve when you cannot see the results of your efforts. Consequently, unless you see noticeable, progressive changes in your body, it’s easy to give up on your New Year’s fitness goals by February or March.

Pairing Exercise With Plastic Surgery

Liposuction Before and AfterWhen you are frustrated because you do not see results and when you are discouraged and feeling that you’ll never have the body shape you desire, it is time to consider pairing exercise with plastic surgery. Certain procedures can perfectly pair with your efforts to reshape your body and help you go the extra mile. Liposuction and tummy tuck surgery are plastic surgery procedures that are designed to tone your body by fixing trouble areas. Liposuction can eliminate excess fat in stubborn areas such as the lower abdomen, upper thighs, upper arms, flanks, and back. Tummy tuck surgery can eliminate excess abdominal fat, tighten loose stomach muscles, and remove excess skin.

For many individuals, no amount of exercise will be able to tone certain areas of the body. You could work out all day, every day and not see the results you desire. With liposuction or tummy tuck surgery, however, you can directly target your problem areas to tone and reshape your body. These procedures are the perfect complement to exercise, meaning they are meant for individuals who are already working to achieve their ideal body shape. Neither procedure is a weight-loss procedure; liposuction and tummy tuck surgery are intended for those who are at or near their ideal body weight. By combining your exercise routines with one or both of these procedures, you will see visible, dramatic changes to your body shape. This can give you the motivation to stick to your fitness goals, and as you continue to exercise, you will maintain optimal results from both your plastic surgery procedures and your exercise efforts.

If you’re not seeing the results you’d like from your fitness regimen and you have stubborn areas of fat or loose skin, schedule a consultation with Dr. Mesbahi for body contouring. Liposuction or a tummy tuck can tone your figure and give you the results you desire. To schedule your consultation with Dr. Mesbahi, please call (703) 287-8277 or fill out our online contact form today.