Read This If Loose Skin Is Scaring You From Weight Loss

Filed under: Low-carb side effects — @ September 7, 2006

When I started the low-carb lifestyle in January 2004, one of the last things I even thought about was what my stomach would look like if I lost a lot of weight. I had worse things to think about at the time when I weighed 410 pounds and was quite literally eating myself to an early grave.

But apparently this “loose skin” issue is a major hang-up with a lot of people and I don’t understand it. Sure, my tummy and inner thighs aren’t perfectly tight, but it certainly beats the alternative of having that fat stretching behind it again! When you go from a 62-inch waist to a 38-inch waist, you are bound to have some skin (CLICK HERE to see some pictures of my “loose skin”).

My blogging friend Kent Altena who also lost 200 pounds on the Atkins diet has been making some videos lately about the low-carb lifestyle and his latest one addresses the “loose skin” issue.

This is an extremely important subject because we are talking about helping people overcome obstacles that would stand in their way of losing weight. While not everyone has excess, loose, hanging skin after weight loss, you probably should expect it if you have over 100 pounds to lose. It’s one of those side effects of the Atkins diet that I would take every single day of the week if I can look and feel as GREAT as I do right now.

Read more about this issue and see a bonus video featuring Kent’s world famous Low-Carb Mock Danish recipe by clicking here.


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