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Why Celeb-Endorsed Waist Trainers Are Hazardous To Health!

September 05, 2015 2 min read

Khloe Kardashian is the latest celebrity to get down with a corset-like waist trainer and snap a selfie promoting the practice. While the device has been criticized for causing irreversible organ damage, Khloe claims it 'never hurt nobody'. khloe kardashian weight loss Her sister Kim and reality star Snooki are also fans of binding their bodies with too-tight trainers. The device is supposed to compress your core and permanently shrink your waist over time. Endorsers praise how much the corset makes them sweat, thinking this will also help shed away unwanted poundage. kim k waist trainer But experts like Mary Jane Minkin, M.D., clinical professor of ob-gyn at Yale School of Medicine, disagree. "Once you take the garment off, your body will return to its usual shape. It’s also uncomfortable, restricts your movements, and if you wear it really tight, it can even make it difficult to breathe and theoretically could cause rib damage.” says Dr. Minkin. snooki post baby body There is no proof that the corset does anything more than damage your internal workings. It pushes on your diaphragm (which regulates breathing), destroys your digestive functions, causes kidney disfunction and should never be worn during exercise. It has been hailed as one of the most dangerous trends in weight loss industry to date. "It’s also uncomfortable, restricts your movements, and if you wear it really tight, it can even make it difficult to breathe and theoretically could cause rib damage."  adds Dr. Minkin. In short, the best way to sculpt your core is to stick to regular exercise and proper eating habits. Don't squish yourself into a waist trainer no matter what a Kardashian tells you! Share your thoughts with us! Have you ever bought into a crazy weight loss trend? Source: Daily Mail Do you follow us on Instagram? [caption id="attachment_107676" align="alignnone" width="100"]snapchat code @BodyRockTV[/caption]    

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