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Plastic Surgery vs. Exercise

We all want the perfect body, and most of us are willing to do what it takes to get the results we want. While some of us stick to a hardcore diet and exercise program, others of us turn to plastic surgery for help. There’s no debate about the benefits of a regular exercise routine and most surgeons you talk to encourage you to lead a healthy lifestyle. But, there are benefits plastic surgery can bring that exercise just can’t do alone. Realistically, exercise will not eliminate extra skin around the body or target the body shape you’re seeking out like plastic surgery can.

Getting Rid of Stubborn Fat

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We’ve all been there. We’ve spent countless hours at the gym targeting our core with planks, crunches, and cardio just to look in the mirror and see the bulges that were there months ago. Exercise can help you get rid of most of your fat, but it’s nearly impossible to target areas of fat on the body that just don’t want to budge. That’s where Dr. Philpott and liposuction come into play. Consider this surgical cosmetic procedure to eliminate those extra pockets of fat you just can’t seem to get rid of at the gym.

Tightening Loose Skin

Once our skin stretches beyond a certain point, it seems to be beyond repair. We often see our skin stretched after going through a pregnancy or experiencing a massive weight loss. There have been studies linking our skin’s elasticity to a proper exercise routine, however, sometimes the skin is stretched out so much that it is beyond repair with all-natural remedies. In this case, we recommend considering plastic surgery solutions like a tummy tuck, body lift, arm lift or thigh lift to help your skin hold tight to your body’s contours.

Adjusting Your Body’s Shape

When it comes to our bodies, there are certain exercises we can do to enhance some of our features. Chest presses can help to strengthen and lift the chest, and squats can help us to augment and tone our butt. That being said, there’s only so much change that can happen with targeted exercises over time. The results, although natural, are often subtle. For more dramatic changes to your body’s shape, we recommend looking into plastic surgery procedures. A breast lift, breast augmentation, liposuction, tummy tuck and body fat transfer can enhance your look more than you have the ability to at the gym, and facial procedures like rhinoplasty can help to fine-tune the features on your face that you can’t adjust with getting in shape.

Plastic Surgery is a Supplement

Your biggest takeaway today should be that plastic surgery should be done as a complement to your regular exercise routine, not as a substitute for your healthy lifestyle. Plastic surgery often has the stigma of being an alternative solution to get the body you want without having to lift a finger. In reality, plastic surgery can only do so much without you helping yourself in the process. Without a regular exercise routine, your plastic surgery results may become disrupted with weight gain or a slow healing process. On the other hand, without plastic surgery, you may not be able to get the dramatic results you’re looking for. Look at plastic surgery as a boost to help you achieve your desired results.

Considering plastic surgery but not sure where to start? Contact us today to schedule your one-on-one consultation with Dr. Philpott. He’ll sit down with you, listen to your concerns and develop a fully personalized treatment plan based on your budget, lifestyle and ultimate aesthetic goals. Can’t make it to the office? Schedule an online consultation with Dr. Philpott instead.

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