The U.S weight loss industry makes billions offering guidance and equipment to help individuals shed their body fat every year. Some of these items and guidance are useful, conforming to the best of nutrition and exercise science. Using waist belts is a weight-loss method we are going to discuss. To be honest, using a waist belt may help you have a thinner belt, however, most of the people using waist belts to lose weight often have misconceptions about this method.

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Sellers of waist belts suppose that the belts can help individuals who want to lose weight take inches off your waistline. Through marketing releases, the belts do so with a combination of two processes. The constricting belts are believed to "compress" fat cells so they take up less space and stimulate sweating to reduce your body weight.
So, here are two processes that can help you lose those stubborn fat

1.Fat Compression

As with other girdle-like devices, a waist belt can compress fat cells temporarily to offer you a smaller waist measurement. Compressed fat cells do not mean fat cells are removed or become fewer, and this process does not mean you are losing weight. You will still keep the same amount of fat at the end of a process with your belt as you did at the beginning.

2. Sweating Away Weight

When you use a waist belt on your stomach, of course, it will make you sweat more in the covered area while you do exercise. This can help low your waistline since you are retaining less water in that area. As you know, the lost water weight can mean weighing less on the bathroom scale. This temporary water loss disappears as soon as you have a healthy level of hydration again.

In conclusion: Unfortunately, waist belts will not help you lose weight. They can only make a temporary illusion of weight loss that may be useful for a special event such as a wedding, class reunion, and photoshoot. The best benefit of waist belts from a weight-loss viewpoint is the "gadget factor" of the device that helps to motivate you to exercise more because of your new equipment.