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How to Lose Weight without Losing Boobs

Posted Apr 05 2010 1:16am

Many women have this problem.  Every time they attempt to slim down the first thing that goes is their boobs.  You are not alone.

how to lose weight without losing boobs

It is Difficult but Not Impossible to Lose Weight without Losing Boobs

You can lose weight without losing boobs if you are specifically planning your workouts to target building muscle in your chest.  Some equipment that might be useful to do this is an exercise ball, weight bench or loose dumbbells.  If you belong to a gym you can find this equipment plus a dip machine there to use for this purpose.  You might also want to speak to a trainer there and let them know your goal; they can make sure you are doing the exercises correctly.

Strength Training to Lose Weight without Losing Boobs

  • Lift weights – For weight lifting, keep in mind that the heavier the weight is the more muscle it will build in your chest to maintain your boobs.  Pick a weight that you can do about 8 repetitions of.  Only complete 2 to 3 sets of repetitions a day for about 3 to 4 days each week.
  • Chest flies – For this exercise you lay on your back on an exercise bench, weight bench or an exercise ball. Holding weights in your hands you will lift your hands above your to meet above your chest.  Hold your arms in line with your shoulders while doing this lift.  Once the weights meet you will then lower them back down until your arms are even with your shoulders again.
  • Chest Presses – Lay flat on your exercise ball or bench holding weights above your shoulders with your elbows bent.  Press the weights up and out over your chest and then slowly lower them back to the starting position.
  • Pushups are great for building muscle in the chest.  If you are not able to do the standard version on your hands and toes, you can get the same result on your hands and knees.
  • If you have access to a Dip Machine perform dips to help increase your pectoral muscles and lose weight without losing boobs.

Low Repetitions to Lose Weight without Losing Boobs

When doing exercises that target your pectoral muscles you want to keep the repetitions low.  Do a variety of exercises with minimal repetitions, unless you want to look like a body builder.  Your goal is to build the muscle just under the breasts while you are losing weight so that the loss of fat is replaced with muscle and firmer tissue.

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