Breast Reduction

How to Lose Belly Fat After Breast Reduction

Belly fat can be stubborn and requires going the extra mile to shed some kilos. After a successful

breast reduction surgery, many wonder how to lose belly fat to get the perfect shape. Getting into the dream figure is a continuous process and thus could be overwhelming. Let’s discover ways to reduce the belly in the most effective and easy ways in this article. Let’s get started.

Lose Belly Fat After Breast Reduction

Getting a tummy that looks great with the rest of the body isn’t easy; it takes putting in the hard work. By making some lifestyle changes, you can achieve this impossible dream. Let’s see how. 

Daily Exercise Routine 

Exercise is important for overall health, and when you have a target to reduce some belly fat, it becomes even more crucial. With the right amount of exercise on a daily basis, you can definitely see the results in a few months. Because you are not allowed to do any strenuous exercise after the breast reduction surgery, coming back to the exercise regime might seem challenging. Include the following in your workout:

  • Running
  • HIIT 
  • Cross training
  • Strength training  

After the recovery is done and you get a green signal to restart your strenuous daily activities from the surgeon, going to the gym is your next goal. 

Hydration is the Key 

Water solves many problems for the body, and thus staying hydrated is the most important part of losing weight from the belly. It increases the pace of the recovery process and helps with fast healing as well. Even after recovery, continue to drink plenty of water to maximize the benefits of breast reduction and to support your efforts to lose belly fat.  

Balance Diet 

Eating a balanced diet is a broken record, but the most important part is too. This helps you achieve the belly you are dreaming of. Include fruits, veggies, and proteins in your diet to fully get the results of all the efforts you are putting in.  

Reduce Stress Level

We understand that life could be stressful many times, but it directly affects the body in varied ways, and one of them is fat around the belly. Stress triggers the adrenal glands to release cortisol, which can interfere with your good eating habits. Cortisol triggers the urge to have more food, especially sugary and junk food. To get a hold of cortisol, try some meditation practices.  

Surgical Methods

When all is said and done, you can explore surgical methods like tummy tucks and liposuction to reduce the fat in the belly. However, it must be consulted by the surgeon first. 

Final Thought

In the quest to have a perfect body, many undergo different cosmetic procedures and achieve the benefits. Reducing belly fat is important after breast reduction to get a proportionate figure. With the help of daily exercise combined with a healthy lifestyle, you can maintain the benefits of surgery and shed some tummy fat. For some extra willful fat, you can also opt for a tummy tuck as a surgical method. However, every decision must be backed up by the consultation of a certified surgeon.

Dr. Craig Jonov specializes in plastic surgery of the face, breast, and body and has decades of experience providing the top surgical and non-surgical cosmetic services.