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How to avoid those stretch marks when I workout and get bigger?

How to avoid those stretch marks when I workout and get bigger?

Stretch marks: Trilastin-sr is an advanced formula specifically developed to reduce the appearance of stretch marks associated with pregnancy, growth spurts, weight gain or bodybuilding. Trilastin-sr will also enhance the skin's natural elasticity to help avoid new stretch mark scarring. ...Read more

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How to hide or to get rid of those stretch marks when I workout?

How to hide or to get rid of those stretch marks when I workout?

TIncture of time: Sorry, no magic; there is no quick way to get rid of stretch marks. They will lessen considerably over time in many cases, but the half-life of collagen is about one year -- meaning it takes a year to see even a 50% improvement in their appearance. ...Read more

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Because I do weights, my muscles are growing, however I am getting purple stretch marks. Any idea how to get rid of these?

Because  I do weights, my muscles are growing, however I am getting purple stretch marks. Any idea how to get rid of these?

See your doctor: If you are getting large purple stretch marks that is a sgin of cushings disease and this may be the beginning if other signs are not present. You should be examined to see if these are normal stretch marks from enlarging muscles or a sign of something else. ...Read more

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If I do squats (without weights) doing 10squats 3sets everyday when will i start to see results? I have very small butt and i want it bigger/plump

If I do squats (without weights) doing 10squats 3sets everyday when will i start to see results? I have very small butt and i want it bigger/plump

Maybe: You're on the right track. Look at volleyball players. They are running and jumping for hours at a time. Small size is mostly genetic, so you're going to have to accept the basic frame that you have been given; however, you can sculpt what you have. All the exercise in the world won't give you a j-lo rear end if you're not programmed to be shaped that way. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of stretch marks or should I say fade them and smooth them out? Mainly have them on my hips and butt

Best way to get rid of stretch marks or should I say fade them and smooth them out? Mainly have them on my hips and butt

Nothing: Stretch marks are tears in the skin cause by weight gain. They can be covered up, but not improved by creams and lotions. The only possibly effective therapy is cosmetic plastic surgery, but that's a big step for a non-health and non-life threatening problem. ...Read more

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When doing butt exercises, how many reps do I need to do everyday before began to see some results? My butt burn but it goes back to soft and flabby.

When doing butt exercises, how many reps do I need to do everyday before began to see some results? My butt burn but it goes back to soft and flabby.

Butt: Such is the nature of the gluteal muscles. To have a really tight butt you need to be in constant contracture or you are born that way . There is only so much toning each of us can accomplish given what we are. ...Read more

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I do cardio everyday want to lose few pounds. When I do, will the fat go away from thighs too and make them slimmer? Also when will I see results?

I do cardio everyday want to lose few pounds. When I do, will the fat go away from  thighs too and make them slimmer?
Also when will I see results?

Cardio: with cardio, you may experience fat loss through out your body. Whether or not your legs will be slim really depends on their intrinsic shape and genetics ...Read more

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So if spot training doesn't work, what exercises can I do to get rid of fat off of my stomach and thighs?

So if spot training doesn't work, what exercises can I do to get rid of fat off of my stomach and thighs?

Exercise.: To get rid of fat in general, exercise is the rule. Once we pass our mid-30s, our metabolism starts to slow down and fat deposits more easily onto our bodies. We can speed up our metabolism through aerobic and weight training exercise. ...Read more

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I want to get tone uplifted buttocks that will not sag at the bottom. Why when I do lunges and squats I feel more burn in my knees than my butt?

I want to get tone uplifted buttocks that will not sag at the bottom. Why when I do lunges and squats I feel more burn in my knees than my butt?

Can be anything: Could be muscles, nerves or even joints causing your pain. If stretching, performing core strengthening exercises and nsaids don't help, i would consider speaking with your doctor regarding more thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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I have stretch marks everywhere and i know i can't get rid of them but how to make it less noticeable?

I have stretch marks everywhere and i know i can't get rid of them but how to make it less noticeable?

Difficult to treat: Stretch marks are very difficult to treat. The only way to completely get rid of them is to cut them out (like a tummy tuck). There are treatments that can improve them. These include laser treatments like Laser Genesis, micro needling, PRP injections, fat transfers. Cosmetic coverage (spray tan or body makeup) may temporarily help the appearance (I never recommend UV tanning). ...Read more

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I have stretch marks on my stomach and want to lose weight. How to prevent saggy skin?

I have stretch marks on my stomach and want to lose weight. How to prevent saggy skin?

Compression: This is a good question. Loose the weight gradually and if possible wear some comfortable compression garments while loosing weight--this might help some--but everyone's body is different, good luck. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of stretch marks in my calf and legs. It's making me depressed i'm trying to lose weight?

How do I get rid of stretch marks in my calf and legs. It's making me depressed i'm trying to lose weight?

See your doctor.: Talk to a dermatologist about any possible treatments for significant stretch marks. There are a variety of over-the-counter remedies that may help. Bio-oil is one moisturizer that has been advertised as helping to decrease stretch marks. ...Read more

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How to know what exercises should I do to lose belly fat and get thinner without leaving the house?

How to know what exercises should I do to lose belly fat and get thinner without leaving the house?

Belly fat: You cannot preferentially lose fat from one specific area of the body (naturally). However, overall weight loss will contribute to loss over different body areas. Exercise can be used to firm, tone and sculpt. ...Read more

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I'm not sure how to get rid of stretch marks I have them on my stomach and shoulders?

I'm not sure how to get rid of stretch marks I have them on my stomach and shoulders?

Depends: White stretch marks are most likely from growth and are old. These are likely permanent. Purple stretch marks are likely new and, in the absence of certain diseases that cause them (i.e. Cushings) they may be from rapid growth. You can use lasers or in some cases topical retinoids to lighten them but avoiding more from occurring by not gaining weight- or losing weight can help. ...Read more

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What can I do to avoid getting loose skin when losing weight?

What can I do to avoid getting loose skin when losing weight?

Depends on age.: After a certain period of time the elasticity and recoil of the skin is not the same. Therefore eventually at some age (20s, 30s, 40s - depending on skin type and quality of skin) the skin does not shrink with wait loss. ...Read more

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What to do about really dark stretch marks on your hips, arms, and back after you lose weight?

What to do about really dark stretch marks on your hips, arms, and back after you lose weight?

Eval: Treatments: Please see a dermatologist or plastic surgeon for evaluation. Possible treatments include fractional laser resurfacing,dermabrasion & medication (i.e., retinoids). ...Read more

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I am trying to loose weight & i can see stretch marks on my body. How to loose weight without developing stretch marks. How to avoid & lighten them?

I am trying to loose weight & i can see stretch marks on my body. How to loose weight without developing stretch marks. How to avoid & lighten them?

Don't gain weight: Weight loss doesn't cause stretch marks; weight gain does. That being said, stretch marks may become more noticeable after weight loss when the skin is looser, and the different texture & color are more prominent. ...Read more

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How can I avoid getting stretch marks?

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How can I avoid getting stretch marks?

Stretch marks: Stretch marks are fine lines on the body that occur from tissue under your skin tearing from rapid growth or over-stretching.Avoid gaining too much weight over short duration. http://www.dermnetnz.org/topics/stretch-marks-striae/ ...Read more

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