Ok I need to see if any of you have a good way to tighten up this crazy skin that is now all stretched out from being overweight. I have lost about 40lbs and my skin is hanging in some places. Any tips or suggestions you may have used. Thanks.

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And yes loose belly skin is the bigger problem here.

I have the same problem. I think the only alternative is surgical. Part of the problem is that I've slowly kept at it too, I'd read somewhere that if you wait a couple of years it will tighten up but I haven't seen it but while the rate has slowed, the weight is still dropping?

unfortunately your skin has lost its elasticity. This happens more and more as we age. The only way to get rid of it, is as acidrock said. Surgery :(

Yeah, I've got a big envelope of skin all over my body. Looks really creepy, but as said, the older you get, the less it will bounce back. When I run on the treadmill I have to wear spandex bike short so all the skin doesn't flop around. Yup, it's gross in a major way.

Spanx. Surgery. I think those are your only options. Sorry!

Well I was hoping for some kind of miracle workout to try. I guess I will shrink what I can and live with the rest cause surgery is not really an option.

I had surgery to fix an umbilical hernia (perhaps related to TubbyRock23...) and still regret not at least asking the doc "how much extra $$$ to clean up the extra skin?". Part of the reason was that when I do push-ups, it looked really gnarly but now, it looks gnarlier!

I lost about 80 pounds over an 8-10 year period. I look fine standing up but when I am exercising in a push up or plank position all the skin just hangs off. Building up the muscles under the skin may help but I've tried everything. The worst is in that belly area. I guess no bikinis for me. I think 6 pregnancies in 12 years didn't help either.

I plan to try some vigorous cardio workouts to do what I can and we will see how this all works out in a year I guess. Only problem for right now is I am starting to get sick today I feel yucky....uggh




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