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I cannot *spot reduce* but can I *spot stay*?

Sunday, March 01, 2009

I cannot *spot reduce* but can I *spot stay* the damages?

I am trying *desperately* to maintain the level of flabbiness I am seeing on my inner thighs and upper arms! So far I am winning the battle, lol.

What I would really love is to lose the battle and lose the flabbiness.

I am doing Triceps Kickbacks and Inner Thigh exercises - I am using a ThighMaster and feeling a little foolish, lol.

So, at least if I am not winning the battle over the loose skin, it isn't getting worse.

Perhaps by exercising my trouble spots I am keeping the muscle there so that when my body chooses to take energy from these areas it will take the flab instead of more of the muscle?

Sounds logical but it is as yet unproven.

Stay tuned for the future me to enlighten!

On a lighter note my loving DH has informed me that gravity is taking effect in my ripe old age of 57!

Another "hug him or slap him" moment!
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_VALEO_ 3/2/2009 12:15PM

    Are we married to the same man???

If you know a technique to tone up the "lower part" of the arm, I'm all ears!

-I was showing off my little muscles I gained on the top of my arm when my husband shaked my "below part" of my arm to make me notice the gravity effect of my 40! emoticon

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THININSIDE847 3/2/2009 2:22AM

    ha yeah don't they always say the right things?

From what I've read there's no way to spot reduce, just continue to burn fat and hope that eventually your body takes from those areas and continue to strength train to build muscle.

Don't feel foolish about using a thigh master, Suzanne Somers eat your heart out!

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KENDRAO 3/1/2009 7:04PM

    Haha men they always know exactly what to say emoticon

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SUPREME5 3/1/2009 2:12PM

    IF YOU SLAP HIM DON'T HIT TO HARD AS YOU STILL WANT TO HUG HIM TO DEATH.LOL. HOPE YOUR PLAN WORKS AND YOU LOSS SOME OF THE LOOSE SKIN. ONLY TROUBLE WITH WIEGHT LOSE BUT HEY ILL TAKE IT IF IT KEEPS US BREATHING.GOOD JOB.
DORENE
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DINA:-) 3/1/2009 11:25AM

    those are my trouble spots too... is it flab or mostly skin? just keep working those areas- that's about all you can do!


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LIFES*2*SHORT 3/1/2009 11:14AM

  Yeah... it's amazing what losing weight can do to a body... lol

Naomi

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FLORIDA-BISHOP 3/1/2009 10:18AM

    Definately a hug him or slap him moment. LOL!
Vicki

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MARTY19 3/1/2009 9:13AM

    Slap him first and then hug him. LOL But since he just got home you might want to save it for another day.
I still want to win the lottery so I can have "smart lipo" to finish what dieting cannot. It's never gonna happen so it means more hard work. Yuck! LOL

Hugs
Marty

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