Khloe Kardashian is getting big props for her tiny waist. Posting pics about her weight loss, Khloe has been sharing the secrets of her slim-down with fans on social media in recent months, reported Entertainment Tonight.
Kardashian credits a waist trainer for part of her new shape, and the 30-year-old reality TV star detailed the company names in her social media share.
“I am obsessed with my new waist shaper from @premadonna87!!! I mean how cute is this shaper?!?! Snatching my waist and looking cute all at the same time!!! I definitely feel like a superhero in this waist shaper! Head over to @pre_shop or @premadonna87 to get your shapers ladies! #Boom #Boom #Pow #WaistGang #PreMadonna87 #Snatched,” she wrote.
Khloe’s fans responded with praise as Kardashian flaunted her whittled waistline in photos.
“You look amazing! Keep up the hard work,” read a typical compliment.
But it’s not just the waist trainer that gets credit for Khloe’s weight loss. Kardashian also has shared photos of her sweat-inducing workouts at the gym, and her exercise dedication also has contributed to slimming down.
“My fitness journey will be a life long journey,” emphasized Khloe. “Fitness is not about being better than someone else… It’s about being better than you used to be… I am healthier than ever and due to my consistent workouts, I am slowly seeing results.”
As the Inquisitr reported, Khloe also credited her personal trainer Gunnar Peterson and some lifestyle modifications for her weight loss.
Kardashian noted that in particular, she eliminated one of her loves from her life, which is soda.
“I’ve cut out soda completely and I’ll drink iced tea or water for what I drink throughout my day. I just made that like a lifestyle change,” she revealed.
But with that waist trainer given so much credit by Khloe for her slimmer body, does it really work for long-term weight loss, and is it safe?
Although Kim Kardashian also has a passion for waist training when she’s not pregnant, some experts say that the Kardashian sisters’ waist whittlers aren’t safe, reported Health.
Jessica Alba also is a fan of the method, crediting it for helping to restore her pre-pregnancy shape, but these variations on corsets don’t provide permanent results, said Caroline Apovian, M.D., professor of medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and Obesity Society spokesperson.
“If you’re going out and want to look really thin, I don’t see a problem with wearing one of these for an evening,” said Apovian.
And the M.D. added that if it improves your self-esteem and helps motivate you to eat right and work out, it’s positive.
“If you look in the mirror and like what you see, it can potentially be a good thing,” said Apovian.
So can a waist trainer really whittle your waistline permanently and boost fat loss?
“In my opinion, that is complete nonsense,” stated Dr. Apovian.
Moreover, cautioned trainer Nicole Glor, a waist trainer can reduce your core strength and detract from your exercise if you’re sporting one at the gym.
“It can really affect your ability to work hard,” said Glor. “Plus, I would worry about back acne from the tight apparatus and extra sweat.”
Dr. Apovian also warned about extra-tight waist trainers, which she revealed could exacerbate heartburn and even make it difficult to breathe.
“If you’re wearing one and you experience those symptoms, that’s a definite sign that you need to loosen it or take it off,” added the M.D.
[Images via Khloe Kardashian/Instagram; Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images; Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images]