Ask anyone at your gym what area on their body they struggle with the most and the answer you’ll likely hear is, “my love handles.”
Despite the name, we have yet to find anything lovable about these stubborn pockets of fat.
Love handles sit on the side of the abdominal area, they don’t fit into your jeans (muffin top, anyone?!) and even if you are in the best shape of your life, you still may not be able to escape them.
WHAT CAUSES LOVE HANDLES?
The areas that extend outward from the hips, more commonly called “love handles,” are caused by excess fat accumulation around the hips and abdominal area.
When you take in more calories than you burn, the fat cells around your body become larger, altering your appearance, especially around the midsection. Men’s bodies are most susceptible to fat accumulation in the love handle area.
Factors that contribute to fat accumulation and love handle formation include:
Lack of exercise
Untreated thyroid conditions
While you can diet and perform exercises that specifically target your back, hips, and abs to reduce the appearance of your love handles, you likely will not be able to completely eliminate them through these methods alone.
Don’t keep feeling frustrated by diet and exercise-resistant love handles, come to Images Med Spa for love handle fat reduction in Mokena instead!
If all that’s standing in the way of achieving your perfect body are your stubborn love handles, come talk to the Images body experts! We are the premier provider of CoolSculpting® for love handle fat reduction.
CoolSculpting is a non-invasive, non-surgical procedure that targets the fat cells in your love handles and crystallizes (freezes) them.
The frozen cells then die naturally and are disposed of by your body, resulting in a more sculpted version of you (without love handles!).
Drop by our Mokena, Wilmette or Deer Park location and have a cup of coffee with us! We’ll discuss all your options with you and talk through your wants, needs, dreams, and overall health and lifestyle habits.