Most people associate the stretch mark problem with pregnancy, weight gain, and bodybuilding. However, did you know that weight loss is another possible cause? Like any of these other ways, weight loss will cause a change in the amount of skin needed by the body. Not everyone will get stretch from weight fluctuations, but some people are genetically predisposed to it. Excess skin will hang there and weigh down other areas in a way that creates stretch marks, often in the thigh and stomach areas.
Dieting and losing weight is a great way to boost your confidence and health. Stretch marks shouldn’t be what holds you back from enjoying your new and improved body. It’s an unfortunate side effect of your new exercise plan or diet, but luckily we have a few tips and tricks to prevent stretch marks from holding back what should be a positive change in your life.