To get rid of any loose skin you have…

9 times out of 10 all you need to do is lose more fat because truthfully… If you had loose skin you would need surgery to get rid of your loose skin but…

Do this to see if you have loose skin or more fat to lose…

  1. Pinch the skin on the back of your hand & pull it away from your hand and the reason why you're doing this is to show you that…
  2. Skin is very thin (It's only 0.10 inch thick) and you have virtually no fat stored in your hands so…
  3. Go to any area on your body where you "Think" you have loose skin and pinch a thin section of skin that's about the same width of the skin you pinched on the back of your hand and then pull it away from your body &…
  4. In the very unlikely event you do pull a lot of skin from away from your body then you truly have loose skin and need surgery or patience to get rid of loose skin but usually…
  5. You just need to lose more fat &…

Another way to see if you have loose skin or more fat to lose is to…

See if it jiggles and if it jiggles then it's fat because skin can't jiggle since it's not fatty and… It's the fat on the inside of the skin that gives that folded, dimpled appearance and the reason why it looks like you have loose skin NOW is because…

You basically lost lots of weight without exercise or by only doing low intensity (no sweat) exercises like slow walking or leisure biking and…

When you lose weight mainly by dieting and little exercise you tend to lose lots of fat, muscle & water at the same time Instead of just mainly fat so…

Even though you're skinner - you are just a skinnier fat person who needs to exercise & build back some muscle you lost thru extreme dieting to lose the remaining fat you have that's disguised as loose skin and…

Here's some examples of what is & what isn't loose skin…

This maybe loose skin but still has some fat to lose    this IS NOT Loose skin - just lose more fat

To prevent loose skin during weight loss…

Make sure you exercise by doing high intense fat burning workouts while adding some body sculpting and/or muscle building workouts to your weight loss plan.

Make sure you also see…

I'm Adrian Bryant, I started NowLoss.com to help you look better naked & if you're serious about losing weight…

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Jennifer Tressler

Hey there! I am 6' tall and I went from a size 20 to a size 10 in about 9 months. Ive gained back to a size 12ish. My distress is fear. Ive never exercised and I looked at my naked body and I just want to cry. Or die. And thats the same shit I felt when I was fat! Im tired of not looking at myself naked. Im sick of thinking what my poor husband must have to do to be able to....well, you know. Please tell me a few things I can do so I see results and am encouraged to go on. I have ankle weights and 8lb weights and have core latin dancing workouts rarin to go! I can dedicate up to 3 hours a day to workouts. Please please! Im pretty and should be without clothes! (Facebook (jennifer tressler)colorado heavy metal chic. I will watch my email tressler719@yahoo.com and this site.

October 18, 2017

Arti

Hi, I am 5'2 and weigh 132 lbs. I lost 137 lbs over a course of 4 years, however I have loose (flabby) arms (particularly triceps area) and thighs which develop wrinkles based on certain movements. I am 27 years old. I am looking for the best natural way to tone up. All recommendations are welcome! thank you!

August 17, 2017

Adrian Bryant

this will tone you up

August 17, 2017

Lucy

This article sounds like it's written by a five year old. The second picture is loose skin/fat and that person just has thicker skin then the first picture

August 09, 2017

Adrian Bryant

it was written so everyone can easily understand

the first pic is true loose skin.

the second pic is just flabby arms on an overweight person which can be burnt off doing this

August 09, 2017

Bridget Miller

I actually lost weight going on a bodybuilding cutting diet and lifting weights 5 times a week as heavy as possible (at 12 weeks I'm still getting some gains). Additionally, I do 1 day a week of 60 minutes of cardio plus 20-30 minutes of cardio each weight lifting session. I still have a flabby stomach and my inner thigh skin appear looser not tighter. Any additional suggestions on what I might try as, although my old clothes now fit me, I feel my body looks worse. I went from 134 lbs to 124 lbs and am 5'2" tall.

August 04, 2017

Cathie

Hi, I'm 58 and have recently lost around 2 stone I now weigh 7stone 7lbs and I am 5'1'' I now have a lot of what appears to be wrinkly loose skin on my underarms that I really hate. I did go to the gym 3 times a week but unfortunately have a problem with my lower back and knee And can't manage now. Any help or advise would be very much appreciated. Thank you

July 24, 2017

Adrian Bryant

see this

July 25, 2017

Faye

I am 55 year old female and between 178 to 180 pounds size 16/18, I'm a pear shape, I would want to be back down to a size 10 or 12. I need to lose 24 pounds, but when I reduce my calories, I notice after a week that my abdomen is kind of flabby loose, but still has fat. I did take the skin elasticity test, my skin elasticity is that of a 45 to 50 year old (takes 5 seconds to go back),
I work at Home Depot, and tracked my walking during my 8 hour shift and it is exactly between 12,000 to 14,000 steps a day, by the time I get home my lumbar is in pain and my feet feels like needles. The thought of going to an aerobics class or a gym is out of the question since I am exhausted all the time mentally, physically.

July 24, 2017

Ess

Hi Adrian

I'm a 32 year old single woman and have 140lbs to lose. I am 5'2". I am terrified of loose skin. Tips to lose weight safely without risking thin skin? Also, what is a reasonable time frame?

July 21, 2017

Adrian Bryant

loose skin is very hard to get. (re-read this article) what you think is loose skin is more than likely more loose fat you have to lose

July 23, 2017

Terri

Hi I'm female 233 lbs I want to get down to 150-170 and I have a lot of fat. My midsection is where most of my weight is but I have back fat,side boob fat, and also and roll right underneath my breasts which scares me a little bit cause all the before and after of people losing weight they don't have that under their breasts so question is will I lose it? And will I have loose skin? I'm 24 and I've been big all my life

July 18, 2017

Adrian Bryant

you'll lose weight all over with you more than likely losing your belly and hip fat last

July 23, 2017

Ginger

Im 46 320lbs 5' 6" How can I work out and lift weights with an umbilical hernia? They won't do surgery until I lose weight but they're telling me not to lift weights. Are there any solutions? Thank you

July 08, 2017

Adrian Bryant

outside of lifting weights what other phsical activities are you allowed to do?

July 09, 2017

Janet Davis

Even though I am really overweight I wasn't trying actively to lose it. But since I've moved to Arizona where it's really hot and sunny all the time, I have lost 100lbs. I'm 34, 5 foot 5, and I weighed 296 lbs, (the most that I have ever weighed. I now weigh 195 lbs, and I lost the weight in 8 months time. I don't have a car, so I bike to work in the extreme heat, 4miles each way, (8 miles a day) and my work is very fast paced with a lot of heavy lifting. The only other change is I drink a lot more water, and limit pop and junk food. My husband is concerned that I'm losing to much weight too fast. Should I be concerned? I now would like to try to lose more weight and tone up the areas that are flabby now. What exercises would you recommend for continued weight loss and toning? I'd like to get down to at least 150lbs.

June 25, 2017

Adrian Bryant

it sounds like your new life is good enough for a weight loss plan but no... you are not losing too fast. the more you weigh = the faster you lose weight

June 26, 2017

Dawn

I worked out at my gym regularly then it closed suddenly. This caused me to slowly stop working out. I used the leg curl machine religiously and had very toned thighs.. I now have giggle to my legs. What can I do to tone them back at home, and how long will it take. I'm 45 5"5 and weigh 135 I am not pleased with this giggle in between my thighs. Please help

May 25, 2017

Adrian Bryant

lose weight. losing weight will lead to you losing the giggle so do this plan

May 26, 2017

Desi Cooper

I had a bad knee surgery. Caused me nerve damage. I weighed 193... I am 5'9" . Lost 45 lbs slowly. Then my friends and Mother passed. I lost myself. Lost 40 more lbs. only exercise was
Waking 3-5 days a week. My work is very hardZ I work all my muscles . But this lose skin. Is not fat. I have 11 yr old breaststroke .
How can I tone up. Please any help will help .

Thank you , and be well,
Desi

March 31, 2017

Leigh

I am 5"6 and weigh 270 lbs. I want to go on a diet, and lose weight at a regular pace, I'm not having weight loss surgery or anything. Do obese people who lose weight normally have a lot of loose skin left, or does this usually only happen with people who lose weight rapidly, like after surgery?

March 15, 2017

Adrian Bryant

loose skin is very rare. remember in most cases it is not loose skin but more fat to lose. most loose skin surgies are just a removal of fat

March 15, 2017

Aditya

Hello Adrian. Im 5'10 230 pounds. Plan to lose over 50 pounds. Started diet of 1200 cal per day with running, pushups , squats and other basic exercises. Will I have a lose skin? I plan to do this for 4 months.Im obese right now.

March 03, 2017

Aditya

Hi Adrian I am 230 pounds 5'10 height. Im obese . But im doing 1200 cal diet, running for 30 to 40 min twice daily, and doing pushups,squats and other basic workouts. Is there a chance of having lose skin at the end?
I plan to do this for 4 months.my goal is to lose over 50 pounds

March 03, 2017

Adrian Bryant

not likely

March 04, 2017

Whitney Gemini

hello, i eat 900 cals per day, exercise 30 mins 4 days per week and i am 140, 5ft 6in, and looking too lose up too 25/30 lbs by april/may. Will i have loose skin and will lotion help with it or no? need too know asap, thank you :)

December 09, 2016

Adrian Bryant

no, its very unlkiely you will and there is no need to just eat 900 cals per day especially if your goal date is in April

December 09, 2016

Tera

Honey, you really need to eat more than 900 calories a day. You're starving yourself if you eat less than 1200 a day. Look up your basal metabolic rate (BMR). If you eat that little, you'll loose a lot of water weight at first and then your body will run out of glucose so it will turn to what muscle you have to sustain itself. You will see no gains with that, I'm afraid.

December 10, 2016

Mickael Lagrange

Hi Adrian I am scared about getting loose skin. I have 75 pounds to lose. What can I do to make sure that this does not happen. I'm 42 years old

March 12, 2017

Adrian Bryant

it is highly unlikely you will get loose skin. maybe loose fat or more fat you have to lose as you lose weight

March 13, 2017

Shannon

I'm 17 and I'm not fat but my stomach has more fat on it than I'd like and I feel like my hips ate beginning to over flow. I'm very worried about it and stopped drinking pop. Any tips?

April 27, 2017

Adrian Bryant

what is your current weight and height. it may not be a loose skin probleem but you just need to lose more weight

April 27, 2017

Fatima

Hello Adrian,
My weight is 57 kg and my height is 160 cm, I have loose skin in my belly due to my pregnancy with twins, is there any exercise that can help with my problem?
Thank you very much

November 08, 2016

marissa

hello this is really helpful but my weightloss was due to pregnancy i lost about 1 half stone with both children and now i have loose or so skin in my tummy and my breasts.. how do i loose the belly fat well look skin i do need to get my muscle back there but what about my breasts how do i get the fat back into them so to speak with out gaining weight

October 20, 2016

aasma thakur

Hi...my ñame is aasma thakur. Í lost 10 kg Weight..... Í have Lot of lose skin in my inner Thighs, stomach and arms.. Í was wondering if u could tell me how to fix the problem.. Plz

October 09, 2016

Adrian Bryant

what is your current weight now? you ma simply have more fat to lose

October 09, 2016

lmonique84@gmail.com

Hello I'm 5'6 175 lbs and my measurements are 38 28 44 I would like to know how can I tighten the skin on my stomach i really don't want to lose weight but if so no more than 10lbs and I need to mention I got my body done meaning lipo please help than you

August 26, 2016

Adrian Bryant

can ou say for certain its loose skin or just belly fat you need to lose?

August 28, 2016

moazzam

My height is 5'8".my weight was 140 kg.my waist was 63 inch.now my weight is 80.and waist is 37 at standing.how I get rid from my loose skin.also tell me what's side effects of surgery

May 28, 2016

Adrian Bryant

are you sure it isnt more fat you have to lose?

May 29, 2016

moazzam

No more fat to loose.plz help to to get rid from this

May 30, 2016

Adrian Bryant

in which area of your body is this loose skin located and is it as thin as the skin on the back of your hand?

May 31, 2016

moazzam

No extra skin is on my hands and other part.my only problem is my belly and chest skin.my lower belly has loose soft ugly skin.and after control to obesity my chest resembling a old women.

June 05, 2016

Adrian Bryant

what i mean is that when you pinch the so called skin on your belly is it as thin on the skin on the back of yru hand?

June 05, 2016

Debbie

I'm reading about Loose skin , the older a person ,
the harder it's going to take to lose that skin .
It has much to do with elasticity . While you're
losing the weight , you need to take care of the skin , moisture your body .

November 07, 2015

madge 6

After losing a bunch of weight, I had loose skin also. Better than being over weight. Anyway, I started using the Somaluxe Firming Lotion to combat loose skin, and its really effective. After a few weeks I see a big difference. Skin feels much healthier and looks great. It also smells great.

November 02, 2015

CMB

My question, After a large weight loss, 100+ lbs, is the excess skin considered fat lbs or lean lbs?

February 17, 2015

Adrian Bryant

how do you know it's not excess fat

February 18, 2015

Jencie buntin

I am not trying to be rude but instead of answers or help, you are asking questions instead and repeating the same questions. Do you have any direct answers that would help?

January 03, 2017

Adrian Bryant

I understand your concern but the reason why I asked the question is so I can further help. for example if this person had 200 pounds to lose and lost 100 pounds then they obivously dont ahve loose skin and more fat to lose and I'm guessing that is why they did not answer me back

January 04, 2017

Susie Loosey

I've been reading all this that you are saying and apparently you are not touching on anyone like me. I'm 59 and had lapband surgery 2 yrs ago. I went from 237 to now at 140, I'm 5'4". Older people DO have loose skin after weight loss due to loss of skin elasticity. I have wrinkled and very loose skin that when pinched stays pulled out and flattened in the same position it was when I released the pinch on the very bottom of my butt where it meets the leg. I also have very lose skin on my stomach that just lays there like a big deflated balloon that I can pick up wave like a flag. And I have an awful hanging turkey neck as well as loose wrinkled skin on my arms. I've been working with a personal trainer 4 times a week for two years who pushed me hard to try to fill out the floppy skin areas with muscle. There's lots of good muscle tone under that deflated balloon and droopy saggy bottom of booty. So when you point blank tell people they don't have loose skin that certainly doesn't apply to older people who've gone through a lot of weight loss.

November 24, 2014

Adrian Bryant

not a point blank statement. If your skin is as truly as thin as the skin on the back of your hands then yes... you have loose skin but building muscle is not going to tighten it up. YES, building muscle will fill you out but it wont get rid of the loose skin

November 24, 2014

George

Hi Adrian,

Thankyou for the article. It helped me to restore confidence in my weight loss efforts. I have been fat up until the age of 16 220 pds. I lost much of it through only diet and am now age 30 AT 190 pds (5'7). I am gradually building muscle and properly cutting. I feel the "loose skin" around my stomach and feel the love handles. Even though one skin surgery doctor and one trainer said to me you will "Never" get rid of "that fat", I refuse to believe them. I can feel the thickness and jiggliness of the fat. It's thick like it has a lot of meat in it. Its all over my body really, like I look bulky and am meaty all over. It has to be fat. I will keep cutting and weightlifting until I get rid of it. I imagine it may take years.

July 12, 2014

Michelle

Hello Adrian,

I am 5' 3 and I weigh 171. Though I sound very fat, I actually have alot of muscle and some fat to lose. At 145-150 I had a nice little size 5 body with curves and no belly or cellulite etc. I wasnt extremely toned but I could wear whatever I wanted and look great. So, based on that, I only need to lose another 20 pounds (of fat) or so. Anything below that, I'll look like a bobblehead. My problem is, Im addicted to a VLCD because I see losses of 5 pounds a week on the scale (I had got up to 190). My latest VLCD Ive been on for a 1 1/2 weeks. I started at 179 and now Im 171. I know that Im losing muscle but 2 pounds a week is just not motivating for me. I've been eating 500-700 cals per day while using an appetite suppressant and its been working however I dont believe Im gonna be happy with what my body looks like when I get to 150. I feel like Im getting flabby, so my 150 from back then wont look the same as it used to. How can I eat a minumum amount of calories and tone up? Ive tried eating more (1500-1600) to lose more and it just doesnt work for me. I gain and lose the same couple pounds back and forth. Im not skinny, so there is no possibility that my body is in dire straights. Im way over my BMI. I just feel I should be able to eat a lot less than those who are closer to their suggested body weight bc I have body fat to lose. Btw...I usually do an hour of walking on a treadmill at an incline of 10-12. Help me work this out in my mind and come up with a good solution please. I dont really know what will work for me other than eating low calories and working out alot. I would like to lose the next 10 pounds fast and the last 10 slow, so I can get rid of some flab. So, 20 pounds in 6-8 weeks.

July 03, 2014

Adrian Bryant

you'd be much better off going here

it seems like you are smart enough to know VLCD do not work long term SO WHY do them? also what's more motivating...

losing weight and keeping it off or losing 5 pounds a week on a VLCD knowing eventually you'll gain it all back but with the outlined plan I gave you...

you're probably going lose more than 2 pounds a week at first anyways

July 03, 2014


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