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Double Chin Exercises

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Double Chin Exercises To Tighten The Chin

A double chin, also known as submental fat, is a common condition that occurs when a layer of fat forms below your chin. A double chin is often associated with weight gain, but you don’t necessary have to be overweight to have one.

Genetics, weight loss, small or weak chin muscles, drooping salivary gland, sagging platysma muscle, and looser skin resulting from ageing may also cause a double chin. If you have a double chin and want to get rid of it, there are several things you can do.

Exercises That Target A Double Chin

Many of us ask if chin exercises work and what chin exercises are the best todo at home to rid a double chin. If you wanted to tighten and tone your abs you would head to the gym or do an abs work out. Surly its the same for a double chin?

While there is no scientific evidence that chin exercises work to get rid of your double chin, there’s anecdotal evidence. Research has shown that exercises can help tighten and double chin and work well alongside a non-surgical double chin treatment.

Here are 6 exercises that may help strengthen, tone and tighten the chin muscles and skin in the area of your double chin. Unless otherwise indicated, repeat each exercise daily 10 to 15 times.

Ball Exercise
  1. Place a 9 to 10 inch ball under your chin.
  2. Press your chin down against the ball.
  3. Repeat 25 times daily.
Straight Jaw Jut
  1. Tilt your head back and look toward the ceiling.
  2. Push your lower jaw forward to feel a stretch under the chin.
  3. Hold the jaw jut for a 10 count.
  4. Relax your jaw and return your head to a neutral position.
Tongue Press
  1. Tilt your head back and look toward the ceiling.
  2. Press your tongue to the roof of your mouth
  3. Tilting your head back and forth
  4. Repeat for 25 times daily
Pucker Up
  1. With your head tilted back, look at the ceiling.
  2. Pucker your lips as if you’re kissing the ceiling to stretch the area beneath your chin.
  3. Stop puckering and bring your head back to its normal position.
Neck stretch
  1. Tilt your head back and look at the ceiling.
  2. Press your tongue against the roof of your mouth.
  3. Hold for 5 to 10 seconds and release.
Bottom Jaw Jut
  1. Tilt your head back and look at the ceiling.
  2. Turn your head to the right.
  3. Slide your bottom jaw forward.
  4. Hold for 5 to 10 seconds and release.
  5. Repeat the process with your head turned to the left.

Rid Double Chin With Diet

If a double chin is a direct cause of weight gain, losing weight may make it smaller or get rid of it. The best way to lose weight is to eat a healthy diet exercise regularly. Some healthy eating guidelines include the following:

  • Eat four servings of vegetables daily.
  • Eat three servings of fruits daily.
  • Replace refined grains with whole grains.
  • Avoid processed foods.

Eat lean protein, such as poultry and fish. Eat healthy fats, such as olive oil, avocados, and nuts. Avoid fried foods. Eat low-fat dairy products. Reduce your sugar intake. Practice portion control.

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Treatments For A Double Chin

High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU)

Double chins can sometimes be a cause of the ageing process. As we go through the natural ageing process collagen production slows down and the jowls and jawline starts to lose elasticity, resulting in the skin becoming looser and showing signs of sagging.

Our non-surgical face lift treatment, HIFU skin tightening treatment, more commonly known as Ultherapy®, is effective for lifting and tightening lose and/or sagging skin. Known as the ‘lunchtime facelift’, a HIFU treatment takes minutes to administer and effectively reduces the appearance of your double chin.

Cryolipolysis (360 Fat Freezing)

One of our most popular non-surgical fat reduction treatment Cryolipolysis, or commonly known as Coolscultping®, 3D lipo, Cryo-Lipo and fat freeze. Fat freezing is a non-invasive, non-surgical, clinically proven method of targeting fat in problem areas using cooling technology. The procedure involves controlled cooling within the temperature range of -7 to -10 °C. This destroys the fat cells by a natural process called apoptosis. Cryolipolysis could be the perfect solution to treat that double chin by freezing and destroying the fat cells.

Radio Frequency

When pricey face creams that promise to firm and slenderise don’t work, it might be time to consider Radio Frequency treatment; it’s a great long-term treatment for individuals looking to banish their double chin. Radio Frequency for double chins is on of the most popular non-invasive, non-surgical fat reduction treatment offered by RT Aesthetics. This modern technique melts away fat cells and can sculpt out a jawline that could cut glass. This treatment penetrates deep into the layers of fat so that your skin looks and feels tighter.

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Face to Face Consultation

During your face to face consultation our aesthetic practitioners will assess your circumstances, goals, lifestyle, skin and diet. This will help to offer advice on the course of treatments that will produce the best results. We will design a treatment plan based around your own goals and ensure we get the best possible results for you. This is just something bespoke we like todo at RT Aesthetics

RT Aesthetics believe that aftercare is the most important part of treatment, thats why all our treatments come with free follow up appointments and phone support. We also hope you check out our case studies page to learn more about the treatment and read the latest scientific research articles. For more information or to book an appointment please contact us.

Posted: 13th July, 2019
Written By: Ryan Towart
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