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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

Dr. Morris Westfried
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Stretch Marks (Definition)

Stretch marks are a condition where the skin is stretched by weight gain or during pregnancy, leaving slightly indented lines where the surface layer of ...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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Should i put lotion on after or before i work out? Or both? I lift weights and i'm trying to avoid getting stretch marks.

Should i put lotion on after or before i work out? Or both? I lift weights and i'm trying to avoid getting stretch marks.

After: Your skin may give off perspiration during and after a workout. This will dry off your skin. Using lotion helps when the skin is in this state helps decrease chances of stretch marks. Prior to working out, depending on the location of lotion placement, this may be dangerous and may cause risk of accident or trauma. ...Read more

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I'm just 16 and already have a lot of stretch marks on my thighs, though I'm not that 'big'. What can I do to get rid of these marks?

I'm just 16 and already have a lot of stretch marks on my thighs, though I'm not that 'big'. What can I do to get rid of these marks?

Stretch marks: Unfortunately stretch marks can only be "removed" by removing the damaged skin. The appearance can be improved with various treatments, but they are still present. Stretch marks come from rips in the deeper layer of skin from rapid growth or stretch. The outer surface of skin stays intact. Some people have more elastic skin that is less prone to stretch marks but more prone to sagging. ...Read more

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My bum is quiet big as if I gain weight it always goes on that region which has caused stretch marks. Will squating get rid of them?

My bum is quiet big as if I gain weight it always goes on that region which has caused stretch marks. Will squating get rid of them?

Weight gain: Fat deposition is determined to a degree by genetics. regular exercise, at least 30 minutes daily 5 times a week, plus a healthy diet will keep your weight down. Some women tend to get stretch marks in a particular area as well. You can try cocoa butter to help smooth them, but decreasing your weight to avoid obesity related illness is a better goal to focus on rather than your appearance. ...Read more

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I have loads stretch marks on my butt some light some dark is there anything i can do to get rid of them and to also avoid anymore appearing?

I have loads stretch marks on my butt some light some dark is there anything i can do to get rid of them and to also avoid anymore appearing?

Try a few things: Stretch marks are caused when the body rapidly changes in size, often with pregnancy, puberty, or rapid weight gain. Taking measures to decrease weight or stop weight gain is one step to avoid further marks. For old marks, you can try the following: daily moisturizer, glycolic acid(AHA), or vitamin E oil. For new marks prescription Retin-A can be helpful. Laser treatments are another good option. ...Read more

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I have big bingo arms with lots of stretch marks. Rest of my body looks thin only arms look huge.how to get rid?coolsculpting or liposuction? Age23 F

I have big bingo arms with lots of stretch marks. Rest of my body looks thin only arms look huge.how to get rid?coolsculpting or liposuction? Age23 F

Sarcopenic obesity.: I'm not sure that this is the best forum to address your concerns or answer your question. Cosmetics aside, "bingo arms" is a symptom of a condition called sarcopenic obesity, which can pose longer-term health problems which you should address 1st. So, talk to your doctor or use HealthTap Prime to discuss. Plastic Surgeons can advise if/ what type of cosmetic surgery is indicated, but it costs $$$ ...Read more

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I have stretch marks all over my arm pits why is that? i used to workout

I have stretch marks all over my arm pits why is that? i used to workout

Many reasons: Many reasons for stretch marks. The common ones include rapid changes in weight- it can be weight gain or weight loss. Some people go thru rapid gains in puberty and get stretch marks. ...Read more