Kim Kardashian didn't invent the waist trainer, but she definitely brought back the fitness trend from the dead — and that's after little sis Khloe was already seen wearing one!
But now that more celebs are getting on board and following in their footsteps, we have to wonder just how healthy it is to whittle down your waist this way.
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So before you go out to pick one up, we thought we'd EXCLUSIVELY chat with celebrity plastic surgeon, Dr. Alessi, of the Alessi Institute and Face Forward Foundation to get his medical opinion on the practice plaguing Instagram.
He brings up some really great points!
Waist training is all the rage these days!
We already know that both Kim and Khloe Kardashian subscribe to it and have totally seen results, and it looks like Snooki has gotten into it too!
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The mother-of-two recently posted a photo of herself wearing a hot pink waist trainer on Instagram, and included the following caption:
"Every MOM needs a little extra help sometimes. Thanks @1800Cinchers for helping me out. www.1800cinchers.com #1800cinchers"
It makes sense that waist training would appeal to mothers.
After all, Jessica Alba got her shape back by wearing a double corset for 3 months straight — waist training just seems like a less intense version of that!
See Snooki's full IG pic (above)!
[Image via Instagram.]
The men's field hockey team at the University of Nottingham in the UK have the right idea about sports!
Sports should be about teamwork, and being inclusive, and trying your best, and shoving really long hot dogs into our mouth.
Speaking of really long hot dogs… the hockey team wanted to send a message about combating homophobia in sports, so they took to the hockey field: NAKED!
DAMN GURL, do you have a license for them GUNS?!? LOLz!
Jennifer Lawrence was out and about in New York City on Sunday, when she was spotted on her way to the gym.
So what did the Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 actress do?!
It's crunch time!
Adriana Lima and all of her fellow Angels are hitting the gym HARD in the weeks leading up to the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.
The #trainlikeanangel hashtag on Instagram will give you some idea of how much effort these women put into their often grueling workouts!
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But Adriana, who will be modeling one of two Fantasy Bras this year, gave us further insight on her fitness regimen during a recent interview with Elle magazine!
Read on for all of her secrets, then stick around for a teaser video of her in action (below)!
Richard Simmons is known for his fabulous workout routines and over-the-top personality.
However, the former exercise
queen king has stayed out of the spotlight for most of 2014 and we're sad to have to say that it might be because he's depressed.
The 66-year-old reportedly needs to have surgery to replace his left knee, and is distraught that he'll never be able to work out again.
It's not unusual to see Julianne Hough heading to the gym, or jogging around the streets of West Hollywood, and we can tell the hard work is paying off!
The 26-year-old actress sported every look you can imagine for SHAPE magazine's December issue, and she looks flawless in all of them!
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Whether she's cooking in the kitchen, showing off some fit moves, or just being seXXXy as f*ck, Julianne always looks good!
And if you're wondering how she stays fit, Miz Hough explained: