There is a question that weight loss enthusiasts ask all the time, “Do body wraps really help lose fat?” I am sure you as a weight loss enthusiast have wondered about this. Body wraps do help lose fat and some inches as well. There are several different types of body wraps designed to serve different age groups and people with different weight profiles.
There are weight wraps containing minerals, enzymes, mud clay seaweed etc. However, one thing that should be kept in mind is that weight loss body wraps can only help you lose water weight. With this, it also helps you lose some inches.
That said, body wraps however cannot burn fat and they aren’t meant to do so either. Many people have the misconception that body wraps help burn fat but it actually is just a measure for inch loss.
For body wrap therapies to show best results, you should also make sure to develop some healthy eating habits. You should increase your daily activity, do proper workouts and eat less. If you couple these with body wrap therapies, you will see impressive weight loss results.
How body wraps work
Body wraps are designed to help you lose weight by removing water in large quantities through sweat. Besides that, it also has some really good detoxifying properties. It helps remove harmful toxins from the body which can be very vital to starting your weight loss program. Body wraps can also give you relief from pain and give nourishment to your skin.
As mentioned earlier, there are different types of body wraps and body wraps can be made with a herbal, mineral or lipase solution. Some body wraps use collagen treatments, clay or infrared technology. Among these, body wraps powered with infrared technology give the best weight loss/inch loss results. These can burn upto 1400 calories in a single session which is quite impressive. The lipase wraps work in a bit different way. These remove fat by increasing the enzymes that are responsible for lipolysis. The regular weight loss body wraps such as the clay wraps and herbal wraps detoxify your body and tone your skin. These also help in weight loss but only if these are coupled with long term diet and exercise plans.
There are a lot of body wraps available in the market. However, you can also prepare effective weight loss body wraps at home. You should be careful while purchasing the weight loss body wraps from vendors. Although the FDA evaluates and monitors the body wraps available in the market, some of them are still beyond scrutiny. Body wraps cause weight loss by shedding excess water from the body. Therefore, low quality wraps may cause hypovolemic shock, as a result of dehydration caused due to body wraps.
You should make sure to consult a doctor before using a body wrap for your weight loss program. High doses of aluminium and other elements in body wraps can cause serious health hazards. Some body wraps may also have other types of side effects like skin rashes.