If you are wondering how long to wear waist trainers to see results, so this is the article for you.
What is a waist trainer?
Firstly you should know what exactly the waist trainer is? A waist trainer is an undergarment that compresses the waist and stomach to create a smaller appearance. It’s often worn for hours at a time, either under clothes or in public. A waist trainer can be used as a part of an exercise regimen by people who want to lose weight, or by those who are recovering from recent surgery. A waist trainer may also be called a corset.
Waist trainers fit tightly around the waist, they may come with clasps to make it easier to close but they can also be tied closed if needed.
Understanding how waist trainers work?
Waist trainers work by compressing either your midsection or lower back. They restrict the natural movement of your body when worn over several hours at a time. Wearing one for too long may cause discomfort instead of pain loss benefits so make sure not to overdo it.
There are many types available depending on what area of your body you want to compress including upper / lower belly, abdomen, hips, and higher up around the ribcage for more bust support. Some people find waist trainers to be beneficial when it comes to shaping their body into that hourglass figure.
Why should you use waist trainers?
There are several reasons why people choose to wear waist trainers, but the main reason is they make you look like you have a smaller waist. They compress your stomach and midsection area, making it slimmer in comparison to the rest of your body. People often use waist trainers as an effective way to burn fat and lose weight. Waist trainers will be safer when you wear them under professional supervision.
How long does it take to see results from wearing waist trainers?
Waist training is dependent on the person who is training. Firstly, you need to understand what goals are you looking for. It’s important to understand your body and what’s needed before you take part in your waist training journey.
As a basic guide however, we will run through the starting basics of how to get started in waist training. This for the most part will give you a great starting reference point for waist training beginners.
We advise 2 hours a day when you first begin. Gradually build up to around 8 hours a day as a maximum. Waist training for 8 hours a day will allow your body to improve to the next trainer size in approx 2-8 weeks. Each person is different and time it takes for moving to the next size down is dependent on a number of factors such as:
- Your aerobic workout routines
- Your food intake (diet)
- Your BMI and body make up
- Ensuring you start with the correct sized waist trainer in the beginning