Plastic surgery procedures are known for being safe and effective. Millions of body-enhancing procedures are performed each year, with liposuction being one of the most popular for people of all ages. As long as liposuction has been around, there is still a misconception that this approach to eliminating excess fat is taking the easy way out. We’re here to tell you it’s not. In fact, liposuction is an excellent companion to a good diet and exercise routine. It doesn’t have to be one or the other. With this combination of body-contouring strategies, you stand to gain even more reward for your efforts. Here’s how.
Get a Motivation Boost
It’s no secret that we like to see results. It takes effort to stay motivated after a few weeks if there isn’t a noticeable change. We’ve been trained through modern technology to expect near-instant results in many aspects of life. We can’t blame ourselves for stretching this expectation into our health and fitness. The way we look at liposuction is not as an easy way out but as a complement to what you do daily. Liposuction can remove the stubborn midsection fat that is preventing you from seeing the muscle tone you’ve been working hard for.
Get a Boost of Confidence
Liposuction works more quickly than your diet and exercise routine. Even though it is not a substitute for either of those, it can be a perfect jumping-off point to improve your fitness. Many people who are beginning their fitness goals feel self-conscious in their workout clothes. This can be especially true for those who want the freedom of movement that comes from wearing tighter-fitting shorts, leggings, and shirts. When there is a little extra fat and jiggle in a certain area, the desire to don workout clothes and go into a gym or exercise studio may not be consistently strong. Reducing trouble areas at the onset of a fitness program can give you a boost of confidence as you make further improvements to your shape.
Spot Reduction is Possible!
Diet and exercise work together to increase vitality and improve appearance. Alone, though, these strategies cannot accomplish what many people need: spot reduction. Fitness trainers often state that we cannot spot reduce fat. Using diet and exercise alone, this is true. However, adding liposuction into the mix changes things drastically. Liposuction can eliminate stubborn fat in the midsection, thighs, backs of the arms, even the chin!
Liposuction and healthy lifestyle habits are a perfect pair for a beautiful body. To schedule a consultation with Dr. Krummen in our Cincinnati office, call 513.985.0850.