Neck Exercises for a Double Chin
Unfortunately, when it comes to double chins, diet and exercise can only take you so far. You can lose a significant amount of weight and tone up your body with gym exercises only to find that you still have some work to do in a few stubborn areas. For many, extra fat around the chin and neck can remain long after reaching their other body goals. This article examines several practical approaches to reduce the dreaded double chin and an alternative method for double-chin removal. Read on to find out how to slim your neck to the proportions that you want.
How Do You Get a Double Chin?
If you are concerned about developing a double chin, a few dos and don’ts can help you avoid developing neck fat. Modern medicine has identified several factors that can cause double chins:
- Age – As we get older, the skin around the neck and jaw loses its elasticity and begins to loosen. This can cause the skin to have the saggy appearance of two chins.
- Weight – If you have a high BMI, the chances are much greater that you will also have a double chin. This can, of course, be the consequence of diet. Avoid processed foods, high-calorie intake, and unhealthy fats. Cardiovascular exercise can also help with weight loss.
- Genetic Predisposition – If your parents and grandparents had double chins, you’re much more likely to have them as well. You may be fighting an uphill battle because you can’t change your genetics. Don’t give up hope, though. There are other processes that can help you fight even the most persistent genetic fat deposits.
- Posture – The way you sit and stand can cause your neck muscles to weaken, contributing to double chins. You may also be pushing your chin into your chest, which can lead to your chin folding and creasing.
What Exercises Are Good for Slimming Your Neck or Removing Your Double Chin
Because the neck and chin muscles have a limited range of motion, they’re difficult to isolate with traditional gym workouts. Apparatuses that attach to the head and neck can cause injury if you’re not careful. Here are several exercises that can improve your neck’s muscle tone and help you avoid or reduce a double chin.
Make sure you consult your physician if you have a neck injury. Begin doing exercises slowly and warm up to avoid injuries.
Head Nods – You can perform this exercise from a standing or sitting positing. Touch your chin to your chest, and then slowly lean your head back until you’re looking at the ceiling. Perform this movement slowly and methodically. Repeat ten times.
Head Rotations – This name can indicate any number of motions, but for this exercise, you will turn your head from left to right on an even plane. Look over your right shoulder, then turn slowly to look over your left shoulder. Your head should turn 90 degrees from your front to each side. Repeat ten times.
Ball Squeeze – You can do this in a seated position with a soft ball. Place the ball underneath the chin and squeeze slowly. Repeat 30 times.
Chewing Gum – This might not seem like it’s exercise, but the repetitive movement of your jaw will work the facial muscles around your mouth, neck, and chin. And it has the added benefit of providing you with fresh breath. Perform intermittently throughout the day.
Lion’s Yawn – With this exercise, you open your mouth as wide as possible and extend your tongue as far as you can. Repeat ten times.
To boost weight loss, the Mayo Clinic recommends you do moderate physical activity up to 300 minutes per week, or about 45 minutes daily. They also recommend doing strength training twice a week. While neck exercises for a double chin can help, you may have a difficult time slimming your neck to desired proportions. Fortunately, there is another painless, non-invasive, effective fat reduction process that can be performed in under an hour per session and can reduce unpleasant neck fat.
How Laser Fat Removal Can Help with Double Chins
If you’ve never researched the efficacy of cold laser therapy for fat loss or for double chins, it may well be worth your time. Cold laser fat reduction works differently from invasive and semi-invasive fat removal treatments like liposuction or cryolipolysis (fat freezing). With Emerald laser lipo, the procedure is performed at one of our licensed providers. Each treatment session takes less than an hour, so you can schedule an appointment before or after work or even during your lunchtime. There is no downtime afterward, and there are no side effects.
How Laser Lipolysis Works
The Emerald Laser system uses ten 532-nanometer, low-level lasers to target existing fat cells — in this case, around your chin area. The lasers are able to penetrate down to the fat cells and bore pores in them. The lasers also emulsify the fat within these cells. The liquified fats then slowly drain from the cells, allowing the body’s lymphatic system to dispose of them. Unlike liposuction or fat freezing, both of which destroy the fat cells, laser lipo leaves the fat cells intact, which prevents the disproportionate accumulation of fats in other regions of the body.
While laser lipo is a relatively new system, Emerald Laser has received premarket clearance from the FDA for overall circumference reduction and has also earned 18 other FDA market clearances. In clinical trials and blind studies, Emerald Laser has consistently produced dramatic results for patients. Safe, effective, and virtually no side effects. Contact an Emerald Laser provider to get rid of your double chin within weeks.
Emerald Laser Providers
If you are a doctor or representative of a medspa facility and you’re interested in joining the legions of medical providers who can offer one of the fastest-growing fat-reduction methods on the market, contact Emerald Laser to learn about the provider participation process today.