First lady Michelle Obama’s toned triceps have spurred an almost 4,400 percent increase in upper arm plastic surgery according to a report released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) on Monday.
It’s latest release of plastic surgery statistics from 2012 show a marked uptick in the number of people undergoing the procedure.
Breast augmentation remains the most popular cosmetic enhancement, with 286,000 patients opting for the surgery last year. Yet, doctors noticed that upper arm reshaping was sought at a rate that increased exponentially.
I – Word Understanding
Tricep – a large muscle along the back of the upper arm
Spur – to cause to happen more quickly
Marked uptick – a noticeable increase
Increased exponentially – increased rapidly
II – Have your say
1.It takes 17 muscles to smile and 42 muscles to frown.
2.Muscle tension is probably the most common and obvious physical symptom of anxiety.
3.”Use it or loose it”. Unless you use your muscles to tone them you will loose that tone and not be caring for your muscular system.