Keeping a healthy and fit body entails dedication, hard work and discipline. Having a fit body with toned arms, abs, definition and overall physique doesn’t happen overnight, as we all know. I, for one, have to regularly work out really hard in the gym or at home to keep my body in shape. And it’s no joke! And if I stop for a couple of days or weeks, it’s even harder to get back on the saddle! Anyone who has dedicated oneself to staying fit would know.
You’ll see me at least 3 times a week at Gold’s Gym.
About 2 hours per visit.
Different gruelling routine and work-outs.
I eat a well-balanced meal that I painstakingly prepare to offset the “pig-out” days when I wear my food blogger hat. And during my travels, I’m barely able to exercise because of the usual tight itineraries. The struggle is so real!
Good thing we met a very wonderful lady, Dr. Claudine Roura of Contours Advanced Face and Body Sculpting Institute! It’s as if the stars and galaxies aligned and we were led straight to her!
This was during our first meet-up at Contours Magallanes branch where my husband Chuckie had his body assessed by Dr. Claudine. Before I knew it, I was already part of the assessment as well, and right then and there, I agreed straightaway to go through her procedure called, VASER (Vibration Amplification of Sound Energy at Resonance) High Definition LipoSculpture!
It is because of Dr. Claudine and her incredible VASER High Definition LipoSculpture procedure that I am now effortlessly in shape… She put a stop to all my work-out nightmares! Hey! Don’t get me wrong! I love working out but at my age now – 39 turning 40 this September – it slowly gets harder and harder to shed fat and maintain a well-toned body. A lot of people are actually asking me why did I decided to undergo an invasive procedure when I am not too fat and considering that I work out regularly. To put it plainly, I am not as strong as I used to be anymore… my stamina is slowly decreasing. But more than that, my metabolism is gradually slowing down as I age and there is really nothing one can do about it. This is why I seriously considered going through the VASER High Definition LipoSculpture procedure.
Let me tell you something. I’m not one who would easily agree to go under the knife because I dread getting scarred especially around my abdomen area. In fact, that was a major reason why I decided to give birth to my two kids via normal delivery even when there were minor complications – I didn’t want to have a permanent mark. But don’t get me wrong… I have absolutely no fear of surgery. I’m the type of person who will easily drive myself to the hospital to see a doctor. But just thinking about getting a scar discourages me. I guess the first time I met Dr. Claudine, I felt at ease right away. There was this immediate feeling that I would be in good hands.
My husband and I met Dr. Claudine back in July 2015. During our first meeting she explained everything that we needed to know about VASER High Definition LipoSculpture and answered all our questions. She even showed us pictures of her past and existing clients. It was then that I realized the benefits of having this procedure.
It was also during this very same month (2 weeks after our first meeting) that my husband underwent his VASER High Definition LipoSculpture procedure. A month after my husband’s, I went through the same procedure. Everything happened so fast. A couple of months after the procedure, I can honestly say that I have never been happier with how my body looks now!
Dr. Claudine Roura is the first and only liposurgeon in the Philippines trained and certified to perform VASER High Definition Liposculpture, 4DLipo and HD Tummy Tuck. With all her credentials, experience and years of doing VASER High Definition LipoSculpture, there’s no reason to be scared at all.
The wonders of VASER High Definition LipoSculpture
You’re probably wondering what exactly is VASER High Definition LipoSculpture. Some may think that it has something to do with “laser” considering it rhymes with “vaser”. It has nothing to do with it. To give you a better understanding of what VASER High Definition LipoSculpture is, read on…
VASER is High Definition liposculpture or an advanced liposuction technique. The objective is to create a sculpted, athletic appearance by improving the contours of the subcutaneous fat and the definition of the underlying muscles.
Here’s what makes VASER High Definition LipoSculpture different from regular liposuction: VASER removes deep and superficial fat for the enhancement of underlying toning and musculature. Regular liposuction procedure is simply just the removal of unwanted fat to make the body leaner.
In a nutshell, VASER High Definition LipoSculpture contours and sculpts your body giving you those sexy cuts and definition. With VASER High Definition LipoSculpture, you also have lesser chances of experiencing discomfort after the procedure.
Days before I was to undergo VASER High Definition LipoSculpture, I had to psych myself up since it will be my first time to go through this kind of procedure. Dr. Claudine targeted multiple areas of my body: arms, back, buttocks, waist, abdomen and breast. Just read on and I’ll explain it along the way.
Dr. Claudine drew lines on the targeted areas of my body.
The entire procedure took about 3 hours. I was asleep the entire time and when I woke up I was already transferred to my bed in the recovery area. My whole body was sore with bruises but it was normal according to Dr. Claudine. I expected it anyway. When the anesthesia wore off, there was a good amount of pain but it was bearable since I’ve always had a high threshold for it.
I had to sleep overnight at Contours Advanced Face and Body Sculpting Institute’s main branch in Magallanes to make sure there were no complications.
I was given antibiotics and pain relievers and just needed to rest for several days for complete recovery. I needed about 2 weeks for the swelling to subside. The small incisions lightened up already and I’m just waiting for it to fade some more.
VASER High Definition LipoSculpture definitely defined my abs, buttocks, sacral dimples. It also made my waistline and arms much smaller. In fact, because of these changes, it has greatly boosted my self-esteem and confidence.
This was during my first RF (Radio Frequency) session after having my VASER Hi Def LipoSculpture procedure.
Defined and chiseled.
Smaller waistline and no more love handles.
During the VASER High Definition LipoSculpture procedure, Dr. Claudine transferred some of my fat to my breast and butt to make it fuller. I told her I want it to look natural and didn’t want to change my bra size. This is how it looks now.
Toned arms, fuller breasts and butt.
To those asking me if VASER High Definition LipoSculpture is safe, the short answer is YES. It is absolutely safe.
Advantages of VASER High Definition LipoSculpture:
- VASER Hi Def LipoSculpture reshapes muscle structures to give a more refined look.
- Less painful and safer alternative to any form of traditional liposuction.
- The areas that were targeted will no longer get fat.
This is me now (5 months after) taken during our photoshoot for Contours Advanced Face and Body Sculpting Institute held at the Marriott Hotel Manila last January.
And me and my husband’s behind the scene shots.
Location: Marriott Manila / MUA: Anne Castano / Photographer: Rudy Liwanag
After I had fully recovered from my VASER High Definition LipoSculpture procedure, I made it a point to visit Contours SM Megamall regularly to have my RF sessions.
Regular RF sessions are effective to help tighten loose or sagging skin.
Now I am back to a size XS!
I can now wear my old bikinis effortlessly which I brought along with me during my recent Bohol trip last January.
I have never felt this good and confident about myself ever!
Thank you Dr. Claudine Roura and to the entire Contours Advanced Face and Body Sculpting Institute for the amazing job and keeping me in great shape!
Dr. Claudine Roura’s “angels” during the shoot!
Chuckie Dreyfus, Dr. Claudine Roura, Arnell Ignacio and me.
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