For many of our patients, an HD Body Sculpting treatment kickstarts a healthier lifestyle, showing them that they can indeed stay fit now that the resistant, stubborn fat is out of the way. Whether or not you worked out much before your procedure, though, don’t just jump right into an intense routine. Ease back into exercising after your body is sculpted while you adjust to your new physique.
Of course, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t exercise at all. Staying active and eating well will help you maintain the results of your treatment over time. Read on for Belle Medical’s suggestions for keeping up with exercise after an HD Body Sculpting procedure.
After Your Procedure
For starters, let’s talk about the period of time immediately following your treatment. We want you to rest up, but we don’t want you to lose your motivation in the process! Take the first 24 hours to relax, but the day after your procedure, get on your feet, and take a walk for at least one mile. Spend the next few weeks doing light cardio, like walking around your neighborhood or using the lowest setting on a treadmill, a few times a day with resting periods in between sessions.
Just make sure you don’t participate in any strenuous activities for about 10 days after your procedure—no deadlifts, squats, or sprinting, for instance. You will slowly be able to return to all normal activities soon enough.
Maintaining Your HD Body Sculpting Results Over Time
Once enough time has passed, you can get back to a more stable workout routine—and you should. Forming a dependable exercise habit that will last for a lifetime is the best way to maintain the results of your treatment long into the future. Even though the fat cells that were removed during HD Body Sculpting will stay gone forever, other areas of your body will still be susceptible to weight gain and aging unless you use diligent exercise to keep them at bay.
One of the reasons people don’t work out as much as they should is the belief that they don’t have enough time. It’s understandable, to an extent—when we’ve been working or taking care of the kids all day, we don’t always want to use our limited free time packing a gym bag and driving to the health club.
A simple home workout could be just the trick. You can perform the following exercises in your living room without any special equipment:
- Bicycle kicks
- Jumping jacks
- Squats/squat jumps
- Calf raises
Try doing 20 reps of each exercise on the list above in a single session (if you can’t make it to 20 for everything right away, just do as many as you can). As you improve and increase your strength and stamina, you can try 40 reps of each and/or do multiple 20-rep sessions throughout the day.
HD Body Sculpting is a great first step toward getting your body where you want it, but to keep your new shape, or even take it one step further, you’ll need to put consistent effort into an active, health-conscious way of living.
McKay has a love and passion for health and physical aesthetics. He went to Utah State on a full-ride academic scholarship, majoring in Biomedical Sciences with a minor in Exercise Science and Sports Nutrition. McKay is currently the CMO of Belle Medical, a competitive bodybuilder, and a Certified Personal Trainer and Dietitian. When he’s not reading up on the latest breakthroughs in health and fitness research, he’s working hard to set trends of his own. Most importantly, McKay truly believes that with proper eating habits, training, and the right medical interventions (a la Belle Medical), no physique or personal body goal is out of reach for ANYONE.