What exercise can you do to get rid of loose skin?


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Once skin has been stretched, working out cannot tighten it, say personal trainer Kelly Coffey and other experts at Women's Health magazine. Very loose skin is most often a result of extreme weight loss, where the person loses 100 pounds or more.

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Every person is different, so the amount of loose skin and the severity of its looseness depends on how much weight has been lost, how fast it was lost, how many times it had been lost and then regained, and the person's age when she lost weight, reports Women's Health magazine. The only option for removing loose skin is to opt for cosmetic surgeries, which carry risks, such as a full-body lift or a tummy tuck.

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