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Avoid These Holiday Season Mistakes to Make Your Body Sculpting Last Longer

There’s no question that WarmSculpting™ with SculpSure® has revolutionized the body sculpting landscape. Imagine, a surgery-free way to deal with stubborn fat deposits that remain after all your healthy eating and body toning exercise. That’s precisely what WarmSculpting with SculpSure offers, and it’s proven popular and effective for the patients of Bayview General Medicine in Fort Lauderdale. 

The success of body sculpting

Dr. Richard Blanchar recommends WarmSculpting treatments as the ideal way to achieve the contours you want, despite the changes to the way your body stores fat. It’s not about weight loss. You’ve already taken care of those extra pounds, it’s about ensuring you have the shape you want. 

Better still, the fat cells lost because of the WarmSculpting process are gone for good. SculpSure’s lasers see to that. However, that doesn’t mean you’re immune to the tempting indulgences of the holidays. Here’s some help to avoid common mistakes during the Thanksgiving to New Year’s celebratory season. 

You can still gain weight

After WarmSculpting with SculpSure, you have fewer fat cells. In fact, there’s an average of 24% cell loss after each treatment, nearly one-quarter of the fat cells in the treatment area. These don’t regenerate. Those cells are gone for good, but your body doesn’t lose the ability to store extra calories as fat. It may shift storage to other spots on your body, or fat cells remaining in trouble spots may grow larger. There are no free passes, even after you achieve your ideal body shape. 

Resisting holiday temptations

What would the holidays be without time off work to relax and enjoy family and friends? And food, of course, is never far behind, delicious treats for which you wait all year. Without vigilance, those extra sips and nibbles could sabotage your body sculpting efforts. Here are some reminders of the typical holiday weight-gain landmines you’ll encounter. 

Staying active

“Sit back and relax” goes the phrase, and certainly the holidays are a great time to do that, but don’t forget that a brisk walk in the woods is relaxing too. Dropping regular physical activity in the hustle and bustle of the season is all too common, and it’s a force multiplier for weight gain when you’re faced with tasty but less-than-healthy food and drink choices. 

Skipping meals

Yes, you know that dinner holds an excess of foods you should avoid or moderate, but it’s the holidays, so you can trade off breakfast or lunch for caloric space, right? Nope, that’s not a successful strategy. Depriving yourself in preparation of excess leads to overindulgence. You’ll be so hungry when faced with deliciousness, your chances for overdoing it skyrocket. 

Splurge management

It’s the holidays and great meals and tasty snacks are part of the season. However, when you’re faced with an appetizing mac and cheese, ask yourself if this is really a holiday food for you. Instead, save that craving for another time and head for that seasonal favorite for which you’ve been longing. 

Nutritional focus

There’s not a party every night, so use your down days to focus on healthy eating that’s low in fat, high in fiber, and give your body a break from rich holiday eating. Remember that the Christmas season isn’t a six-week break from healthy living, so balance your excess with the successful strategies that got you the sculpted body you have today. 

Contact Dr. Blanchar and the team at Bayview General Medicine any time you’re feeling under the weather or in need of an aesthetic touch-up. We’re here to help. Call the office directly or book an appointment online. Happy Holidays! 

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