The corset diet. Stars have squeezed into uncomfortable garments to help them lose weight. Is wearing a corset worth it? Abc's abbie boudreau has the story. Reporter: Some women will try anything to... See More
The corset diet. Stars have squeezed into uncomfortable garments to help them lose weight. Is wearing a corset worth it? Abc's abbie boudreau has the story. Reporter: Some women will try anything to squeeze into those skinny jeans. But tlatest extreme slimming trend has nothing to do with cutting carbs or exercise. This is a miracle. Reporter: Many hoping to find the same miracle as miranda in "sex and the city." Or going back in time, and strapping on a corset. My corset's tight. Reporter: Diane gonzales has turned to corset training after striking out on multiple diets. What are you hoping for? A tiny little waist. Reporter: Under the supervision of dr. Allen sinclair, diane hopes to go from a 26 to a 23-inch waist, which her doctor says is possible. He says some of his patients have lost up to six inches. This is a remarkable way to train your waist to be smaller. Reporter: Dr. Sinclair says compressing the bottom ribs, up and in, makes the space between your ribs and hips look smaller. And the possible side-effects of such discomfort, may even make you eat less. However the intrepid reporter, i had to find out myself. I guess I'll give this a shot and see how tight it feels. And while most women are not going to the extremes of victoria era women, so tight their organs were rearranged, some doctors are not convinced it is the best idea. The latest in a gimmicky, trendy phase. Reporter: It is very, very, very tight. Reporter: Dr. Sinclair recommends wearing it three to five hours a day to start. And work your way up to 12 hours. But for me, the best part was taking it off. Oh. Oh, yeah. That feels good. For "good morning america," abbie boudreau, abc news, los angeles.
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