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Why Are People Still Working Out In Waist Trainers?

HSS sports performance specialist Ashley Fluger CSCS, CPT, addressed the risks of using waist trainers in an article by Refinery29.

"Not only would this compressive garment make it difficult to breathe normally, but having the torso locked in a position may change how your body moves during exercise, as well as during activities of daily living," said Fluger.

"There is no science to support the claims that wearing an extremely compressive garment around the waist will instantly strengthen the abdominals and cause specifically abdominal fat loss," she added.

Read the full article at refinery29.com.