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SPARK_COACH_JEN Posts: 58,980
2/8/13 8:13 P

Hi Tamra

I asked one of our experts, and neither of us have heard of using one of those bands if you aren't pregnant. I don't see any reason why you couldn't try it. Maybe it will give you a little additional support that you're looking for.

Good luck!

Coach Jen

"You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call "failure" is not the falling down but the staying down." Mary Pickford

"No matter how slow you go, you are still lapping everybody on the couch."
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2/8/13 3:10 P

I'm morbidly obese (260lbs, 5'7") and I have been working out almost everyday since January 2nd. For the last few weeks I've added Zumba for the Wii to my routine. When I get 1/2 way through the routine and the beats pick up speed, I notice that my low belly fat (that hangs down into my groin area) bounces quite a bit and causes me pain. Enough where I slow down and don't keep up with the instructor. I'd like to work out at the higher pace but i'm concerned about pulling something in my stomach or groin.
I know they have belly bands for pregnant people. Has anyone overweight tried using one of them without being pregnant? I do wear compressed capri workout pants and was hoping that would help but it hasn't.

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