Although Waist Trainers are not popular among the ladies, but fashion-conscious women in Nigeria and beyond know about this textile material used in getting that hot figure Eight needed to look young, beautiful and attractive.
However, if you’re reading this article, then chances are that you’ve atleast heard of waist trainers and want to know more about them and their prices. Some of the questions on the mind of our readers include: “Are they really effective?”, “What are the best waist trainers in the market?”, “How can it improve a person’s body shape and well-being in general”. And these are some of the questions that we’ll be answering today.
Waist trainers have been the talk of the town for quite some time now, and for good reasons too. They have helped people to lose inches. One of the biggest reasons why these waist trainers are being purchased is due to a lot of celebrities endorsing them. These public figures all claim to have used these waist trainers in order to achieve their perfect body shape. Now, that’s what got everyone interested, including me too writing this review.
Waist trainers are a great help if you want to achieve a slim waist. If however you’re expecting them to give you the results without any effort, then you’ll be very disappointed.
Although, you should keep in mind that there is no medical evidence that waist trainers do anything for you in terms of keeping your belly fat at bay or changing the shape of your body.
Advantages of waist trainers
As great as this is, there are some upsides as well as the downsides of it. Here are some of the main pros of using a waist trainer.
1. Instant hourglass figure
Using a waist trainer is capable of giving you an instant hourglass shape which makes your cloth more fitting. You don’t have to suck in your belly since that’s the work of the waist trainer.
2. Weight loss
Since your stomach has been tightened, it assumes some sort of fullness, hence, the need not to eat. And skipping meals will eventually result in losing weight. Although it is advisable to eat nutritiously.
3. Helps reduce postpartum pain and discomfort
Studies have revealed that people who use waist trainers for postpartum aid experience less pain than people who don’t. Regardless, it is advisable to consult your Doctor before use.
Now, let’s delve right into the disadvantages.
Disadvantages of waist Trainers
1. Weaken core muscles
Although waist trainers help maintain good posture, using it too much may result in weakening the core muscles in the body.
2. Damage to internal organs
As your stomach is being tightened, by extension, your internal organs are also compressed, thereby causing a shift in their positions which in turn damages the body system.
3. Digestive issues
Substance taken into the body will not quickly digest since your body system has been compressed.
4. Rib fracture
Your ribs are at risk when you use your waist trainer more than the required time.
Waist trainer styles in Nigeria and their prices.
There are two main waist trainer styles, they are
1. Under the burst style.
2. Over the burst style.
It is under these two that we have different kinds which include the Corset Zipper, Latex corset, Waist clinchers and Waist wraps.
Depending on the manufacturer, place of purchase and other factors, prices of these slim feat materials may vary. They usually range from ₦2,500 to ₦32,000.
Besides waist trainers, there are other body shape wears which can take the form of waist belts, leggings and shorts and price ranges from N5,000 – N15,000.
Frequently asked questions about waist trainersDuring the course of writing this article, I figured you might have other gray areas concerning waist trainers and I have compiled them into questions below:
Does Waist trimmers help with body fat?
Can I wear Waist trainers while working out?
Can Tummy waist wrap while pregnant?
How can I know what size of Body shape wear to buy?
When it comes to waist trainers, there are a lot of choices. There's no shortage of choices, that's for sure. But picking the best waist trainer isn't always easy especially when there's so many to choose from.
The best trainers to go for are those your Doctor endorses because that way, your health doesn't have to suffer in a bid to train your waist to become slimmer. Some of the brands that have been endorsed include Mapia trainer and Getfit trainer etc.