We bet you don’t know these 5 things about waist training! Or do you? Take a look!

Every woman in the world wants a slim waist. One very popular thing that ensures a slim waist and which has been in popular media right from Game of Thrones to Instagram is the ‘corset’. Celebrities have started using it again and fashionistas are trying it on for their followers and sharing with them on photograph sharing websites.

Waist training, which involves wearing a tight laced corset, can help you in altering physical appearance for immediate effect. Corset helps in reducing the belly fat especially after pregnancy or as a result of poor diet. But extended use of corset is not advised medically as it can be very bad for your health and can actually cause serious health issues.

Waist training has been in practice for many centuries. Even guys have been using waist training in order to get a more masculine and manly figure. Women undergo this waist training in order to make their figure attractive and flatten their stomach. But here are 5 things that you might not know about the practice of waist training.

1 Has been around for centuries

Corsets have a very vivid history and dates back to the 1500s, when the English and Italian women used it to look beautiful and have a perfect hour-glass figure. They used tight corsets in order to flatten the middle part of their bodies so that they could fit easily in the dresses of those eras.

Another use of a corset was to either push up the breasts to form a fuller figure or flatten the breasts as according to the fashion of respective eras. Corsets were made popular in the 1940s and 1950s, thanks to the craze of the hourglass figure, which had a much narrower waistline and big and protruding breasts and hips.

Has been around for centuries

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