Can kb training help tighten loose skin?

Discussion in 'Kettlebell' started by phroot, Sep 8, 2019.

  1. phroot

    phroot Double-Digit Post Count

    I have a friend who had gastric bypass and he has loose skin. Would working out with kbs help to tighten and tone that away or would he need to still do a tummy tuck and abdominal etching? Thanks.
     
  2. Damiola

    Damiola Double-Digit Post Count

    Depends on the age and the degree of mass loss. Large weight loss - resection of loose skin is usually required.
     
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  3. Twa2w

    Twa2w Double-Digit Post Count

    I agree with Damiola,
    Age is certainly a factor, rate of weight loss, diet, how much weight lost and of course it takes time. And whether the weight gain was quick or over a prolonged period as well as how long overweight..

    If you are young, lost the weight slowly, have a lot of collagen and cofactors in your diet and you are patient, skin can certainly recover.

    However given he had bypass surgery, I am going to assume he was quite large for some time and has lost significant weight. This would most likely need some help.
     
  4. Shawn90

    Shawn90 More than 500 posts

    The answer is no.
     

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