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So I finished C25K! I then...injured myself and was doing walking only for a bit so I could still lose weight. Now I've started C210K (not continuing since i took a month off) and it is painful to run. The belly jiggle was just embarrassing before but now legitimately hurts. Same with doing non running cardio (jumping jacks, burpees, etc.) Has anyone had this problem and tried compression clothing? Does it help?

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9 minutes ago, Real California April said:

So I finished C25K! I then...injured myself and was doing walking only for a bit so I could still lose weight. Now I've started C210K (not continuing since i took a month off) and it is painful to run. The belly jiggle was just embarrassing before but now legitimately hurts. Same with doing non running cardio (jumping jacks, burpees, etc.) Has anyone had this problem and tried compression clothing? Does it help?

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I've always worn compression clothing even prior to WLS. Just make sure it holds you and doesn't constrict you because you are still healing (I'm assuming).

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49 minutes ago, Real California April said:

So I finished C25K! I then...injured myself and was doing walking only for a bit so I could still lose weight. Now I've started C210K (not continuing since i took a month off) and it is painful to run. The belly jiggle was just embarrassing before but now legitimately hurts. Same with doing non running cardio (jumping jacks, burpees, etc.) Has anyone had this problem and tried compression clothing? Does it help?

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Compression clothing is SOOOOOOO helpful! You don't need to spend tons of money on them either. Yes UnderArmour is good, but overly expensive, ESP if you are still dropping weight. I've got a $55 compression shirt that's useless now because it's too big.

Amazon has stuff cheap, you can get things from overseas as well, but word of caution on that, plan ahead and get a smaller than you currently need size. I made that mistake as well and ordered what I needed, but since it took a month to arrive, it was not as supportive as it could have been.

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I wear compression capri leggings to keep my stomach from jiggling. Lane Bryant sells them. I am sure other stores also sell that kind of pant. It makes a HUGE difference when I am working out and then I just have to concentrate on not passing gas instead of my belly jiggle!

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I wear compression capri leggings to keep my stomach from jiggling. Lane Bryant sells them. I am sure other stores also sell that kind of pant. It makes a HUGE difference when I am working out and then I just have to concentrate on not passing gas instead of my belly jiggle!
I had jeggings but I guess I lost enough weight to make them just pants lol. Then again loose skin wasn't an issue when I bought them

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Compression clothing is SOOOOOOO helpful! You don't need to spend tons of money on them either. Yes UnderArmour is good, but overly expensive, ESP if you are still dropping weight. I've got a $55 compression shirt that's useless now because it's too big.

Amazon has stuff cheap, you can get things from overseas as well, but word of caution on that, plan ahead and get a smaller than you currently need size. I made that mistake as well and ordered what I needed, but since it took a month to arrive, it was not as supportive as it could have been.
How do they work? I mean be a shirt and compress the belly?

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How do they work? I mean be a shirt and compress the belly?

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Pretty much like a tighter shirt or leggings made of spandex. It just holds everything in just right. Think of workout clothes just a little tighter and lighter in material.

I buy ladies camisoles always 1 size smaller to help suck things in. LOL.

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9 hours ago, Real California April said:

How do they work? I mean be a shirt and compress the belly?

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Compression clothing is made from materials with a strong elastic response. You want to buy them in a size smaller than you would typically wear and it pulls everything in tight against your body.

This kid is great, he went from 370 to sub 200 without surgery, he talks about excess skin and compression gear in this video

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Compression clothing is made from materials with a strong elastic response. You want to buy them in a size smaller than you would typically wear and it pulls everything in tight against your body.
This kid is great, he went from 370 to sub 200 without surgery, he talks about excess skin and compression gear in this video
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This exactly the video I thought about when I saw this question! I love obesetobeast. Really inspiring story.

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I'm happy to find this about compression clothing. I have thought about getting something to help feel more comfortable walking and jogging. I just don't know whether to get pants or a shirt. It's my lower fat of my belly that smacks when I jog and that embarrasses me and is very uncomfortable.

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