Secrets to Get Rid of Stretch Marks With Natural Home Remedies

Stretch marks happens to almost everyone. They form when your skin changes shape due to rapid gain or putting on weight, skin stretches to accommodate the growth. Especially if you work with hardware, adjustableclamp and have rapid muscle growth. It’s completely natural but can be seemingly ugly in extreme cases. Many people find it hard to adjust with stretch marks as it can make them feel subconscious about their bodies. Even though stretch marks cannot be completely removed without expensive skin grafting surgeries that are not in everyone’s forte financially, there are some home remedies that can help lessen the appearance of stretch marks.

1.      Sugar

Sugar is considered a great exfoliator. Some people swear by the microdermabrasion capability of sugar. By rubbing sugar on your skin as a scrub, you create small lesions on your skin. Lesions are damages that your body then works on mending and as a result it lessens the appearance of stretch marks through reconstruction.

2.      Argan oil

Argan oil is rich with vitamin E. Vitamin E is great for rejuvenating and repairing skin when applied topically. It mends the broken tissues that are caused by stretch marks, making the marks appear to be healed.

3.      Lemon juice

Lemon juice is a natural bleach, so when it is applied to skin it lightens the area. Apply a dab of freshly squeezed lemon juice or simply rub a wedge after you used it on a regular basis. You will start noticing the difference in a few months.

4.      Castor oil

Castor oil is also rich in Vitamin E and when applied on your skin directly can induce a healing effect on the damaged tissue. Massage for 15 minutes every day and cover the area with a cotton pad, applying some heat through heating pads for best results.

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How Much Weight Can You Lose On A Treadmill?

Treadmill workouts help you burn good amount of calories and also increase the heart rate. In general, walking is a good exercise that is mild on your joints yet help you burn good amount of calories. When you do the same on the treadmill, you will be able to burn more calories than natural walking. The amount of weight you would lose on a treadmill depends on the age, current body weight and also the time that you would spend in walking on the treadmill. The general equation is to lose pound of fat you will have to create a calorie deficit of 3500.

There are weight loss programs that do not make exercise mandatory. For example, to follow programs like Nutrisystem and Medifast, the dieters need not exercise as the foods take care of the weight loss process. However, these programs recommend at least 30 minutes of exercise daily to complement the diet plan though do not make it mandatory. Nutrisystem delivers ready to go meals that are easy to consume and eliminates the difficulties involved in counting calories or checking portion size. Medifast gives a faster result because of the low calorie meals it delivers. Check Jane Seymour article to know how these programs work and differ.

A person weighing 150 lbs will be able to burn 118 calories by walking on a treadmill for a mile. A person with body weight of 200 lbs will be able to burn 156 calories by walking on the treadmill per mile. When you create a calorie deficit of 500 to 1000 calories per day you can lose from 1 to 2lbs per week. To create this deficit you will have to intake less calories and burn more calories by walking over treadmill. When you burn 300 calories by working out on a treadmill, you will have to eat 200 calories lesser to arrive at this deficit.

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