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12 Moves to Help Tighten Sagging Skin After Weight Loss (By Building Muscle)

Listed are Dr. Colantonio's excercise recommendations:


Every other day is best: 


Walking, especially speed walking and/or walking uphill. If on a treadmill, recommend top speed of 4-miles per hour, at 4% grade. Go until you reach 600 calories expended or three miles, which ever comes first. DO NOT get dehydrated. Must drink one quart of fluid during this time period. For this type of exercise, keep in mind that for every 20 minutes completed, you will increase your body's metabolic rate for 24 hours, up to 60 minutes, when this benefit is "max'd out," and lasts 72 hours.


Stretching and/or meditation. Yoga is great for your health. There are many DVDs out there for you to purchase and use at home. Or log onto YouTube for additional FREE videos of stretching and meditation.


Light weights, not more than twenty pounds, for arms and/or legs, is all that is needed to increase metabolism created by increased muscle mass, for 24-48 hours.


Sexual intercourse. Not only expends calories, and for women reduces risk of certain GYN cancers, and for Men stimulates prostate health, but also releases endorphins, which make you feel good for 24-48 hours, and provides you with motivation to improve your health.

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