There are many people out there that would love a flatter stomach and more defined, toned abdominal muscles. Achieving a good body however requires dedication, whether you are dieting, performing regular exercise or even using a toning belt it is important to understand that it is only by taking time out that it is possible to achieve results.
There is a large amount of conjecture around whether toning belts actually work or if they are in fact a waste of money. According to much of the research out there, toning belts will have a positive effect as long as routines are carried out regularly and are combined with an exercise program and a healthy diet. Most toning belt companies advise to use the device for around half an hour a day for a period of six weeks if results are to be achieved.
Toning belts work by using small electrical pulses to contract the muscles. These electrical pulses are gentle but effective, penetrating deep into the core leaving you with a feeling of having worked out. EMS technology (electronic muscle stimulation) has been used medically for over forty years for the repairing of sports injuries and muscular problems.
When choosing a toning belt what are the important considerations?
• You should buy a belt that has a number of different toning programs. This variety means that your muscles receive a better workout.
• It should also be easy to control the belt, particularly the frequency and strength of the pulses.
• Whenever looking at a company’s literature pay special attention to the case studies. These studies give the greatest idea of how the belt works and whether it will achieve results.
• Make sure that the belt has safety certification to ensure it is safe for you to use.
• As with any product it is always advisable to ensure your purchase has a warranty so if something does go wrong you will be able to get a replacement or refund.
• Finally take time to ensure that you buy a belt that will fit your waist size.
As with any purchase researching the options on the market and reading reviews is an advisable course of action, helping you to find a product that suits your lifestyle and helps you achieve your goals.