Many women are unhappy with their figure. Some people think the tummy is not very elastic, others do not like hanging sides over the belt of their favorite pants. However, we continue to fill our beloved tummy with a variety of high-calorie sweets, thereby pushing back the dream of having a thin waist. And there is not one of us who would not like to remove excess body fat from these problem areas.
Massage for slimming the abdomen and sides is one of the means to combat this problem.
Massage for slimming the abdomen and sides at home: types and techniques of performance
There are many ways to deal with fat deposits. One of them is a massage for slimming the sides and abdomen, which can be performed both in the salon and at home. Long before the appearance of the first diets, massage was considered the most effective means of correcting the figure. In addition, during the session we enjoy and relax.
If your weight indicators are normal, and the goal is only to maintain the figure, there is no need to resort to diets and increased physical exertion. It will be enough morning charge and massage. If the weight indicators are too high, then you will have to combine diet, sports and massage. Massaging the abdomen and sides increases blood circulation, which leads to the gradual burning of fat. However, a one-time massage procedure will not bring any benefit, you need to complete a full course.
There are certain contraindications for massaging the abdomen and sides for weight loss:
- diseases of the gallbladder and kidneys;
- the presence of increased body temperature.
Also, massage is not recommended to do immediately after eating on a full stomach, it is necessary to maintain a time interval of two hours.
There are many types of massage, but they are not all suitable for getting rid of excess deposits on the stomach and sides. We give the most effective of them.
Massage with honey
The result of honey massage:
- toned and healthy skin;
- immunity strengthening;
- getting rid of cellulite;
- blanching of skin stretch marks;
- the disappearance of fat deposits.
- allergic to honey;
- malfunctions in the functioning of the thyroid gland;
- various tumors;
- the presence of abrasions and wounds.
Stages and technique of honey massage:
- Cleansing the skin.
- Preparation of the composition, which includes 1 tbsp. l honey and 1/3 tsp. any essential oil.
- Applying a mixture of honey evenly on the sides and abdomen, which must be sustained for two minutes to absorb.
- Kneading the skin in a zigzag and clockwise for about two minutes.
- Gluing the palm and its sharp tearing. This is a rather painful procedure. You can stick just your fingers. The duration of the procedure is about 5 minutes. Result - slags are removed.
- Cleansing the skin with warm water and applying cream.
This type of massage is done with an interval of one day for a month, it is recommended to combine it with physical education and a balanced diet.
Vacuum or can massage
This procedure will require a vacuum jar, cream, massage oil and scrub.
This massage will improve blood circulation, clean the pores and remove toxins and slags.
Cellulite will decrease and there will be no blistering. Before doing such a massage at home, consult with a beautician.
- skin diseases;
- varicose veins;
- tumor neoplasms;
- diseases of the cardiovascular system;
- massage on an empty stomach;
- Skin preparation - warm shower and scrub.
- Rubbing with hands or a rough washcloth of the sides and abdomen for 5 minutes.
- Moisturize body with oil or cream, otherwise the jar will stick out.
- We put the jar carefully first on the stomach, while the skin is drawn in up to 1.5 cm.
- Slowly move the jar clockwise around the navel. Further, alternating direct movements and zigzag, we move to the edges. In the lower abdomen we move to the groin area. Do not massage the hips from the inside and above the pubis (lymph nodes are located there). Massaging one zone should take up to five minutes. Next, go to the sides.
- With a clear movement we place the jar on its side and start massaging down and up diagonally for up to five minutes.
- Next, go to re-massaging hands. We start with the abdomen. The duration of the entire session - up to half an hour.
- Cleansing the body.
After a month break, canned massage can be repeated.
How to do self-massage?
The above types of massage can be done both with professional massage therapists and independently. At home, also perform other types of it:
- Hydromassage. Changing the water temperature and pressure during the shower procedure, direct the jet to the problem area for 15 minutes.
- Pinch massage. This procedure is best done after a hot bath. Dry the skin and apply a cream or oil on the waist and abdomen area. Pinching the skin with two hands, actively knead the body from the sides towards the navel and around it. Next, move from the navel toward the ribs. Knead the sides from the bottom up. Each movement is repeated up to 20 times. Plucks should not leave bruises. Do this massage 2 times a day.
- Massage using a variety of massagers.
Reviews of different types of massage:
- Marina, 36 years old: “I tried different types of self-massage, but pinch was the most effective for me. Decreased abdomen and ears on the sides. Waist became thinner by 4 centimeters. At the same time, I didn’t resort to diets, I did only daily light exercises. Try it, and you will succeed too. "
- Karina, 24 years old: “I prefer vacuum massage, it doesn’t bring me any discomfort and doesn’t leave bruises on my body as compared with pinching. This massage helps to keep the shape in one pore.”
Love yourself and your body, if possible, do a slimming massage of the abdomen and sides - this will allow you to keep your slim figure and always be on top. Be beautiful and happy!