Ab toning belts like the Contour Abs are a very popular way of keeping your abs in shape without doing thousands of crunches or sit-ups. While earlier versions of ab belts were not always that effective, the latest versions of Electronic Muscle Stimulation devices have been cleared by the FDA for firming, strengthening and toning the ab muscles. What is the best ab belt? The Flex Belt or the Contour Abs? Does the Contour Abs really work? We put both to the test side by side in a direct comparison to show you which has the highest quality and the best features. The Contour Belt has to be the perfect choice after all those great looking TV infomercials, right? Before… Read the rest!
Ab belts work by making use of electronic muscle stimulation (EMS) Technology, which aims at stimulating the muscles in order to burn extra fat and build muscles. The best feature about these is that all you need to do is to put the ab belt on. There are no exercise regimes to be followed and you may be able to carry on with your normal day to day work while the Ab belt does its job. Ab belts aim to provide something extra and it is this difference that has made it so popular. Of course, it always helps to eat right. No age limit exists for the users of ab belts as it has been designed to suit the… Read the rest!
With the advent of machines and more and more people getting into jobs which require sitting behind a desk at all times, the fitness levels of the masses is quickly dwindling. There is an increased need to be fitter in order to stay active and alive. Dieting alone is not an option and a proper exercise regime is a must. Realizing these facts, many manufacturers working in the fitness domain have come out with a variety of equipments to facilitate the people with fast and effective ways of losing weight and sporting a good shape. Of these, some have been successful and some have not, mainly on the lines of whether they have kept their promises or not. The Ab… Read the rest!
Tired of getting stumped by the useless advertisements shown on the television screen regarding equipment to get perfect abs? It is time to come out of the virtual world and experience reality. According to the experts, these ab machines are made with the use of state of art technology, keeping all the necessary requirements for attaining a set of six pack abs. So they’re some of the best choices you can make to get the abs you’re dreaming of. Why waste your money on gym rentals and trainers when everything you want to achieve can be done at home? Some of the best Ab machines in the market include: Ab Circle Pro: As the name goes, this wonder works in… Read the rest!
The Ab Circle Pro is one of the devices available in the market which promises to allow its user to bare abs that can be flaunted to increase their sex appeal. Unlike the other devices, which are more stressful than helpful, this one offers more target-specific exercise. It doesn’t cause strain, but is still able to give an overall workout to the muscles in a way that is both symmetric and effective. The timing of its invention couldn’t have been better. We all know that making strong, cut abs is not an easy job and it requires more than just a thought to achieve it. Regular exercise requires time, which is a luxury not many of us have. However, all… Read the rest!
Many people want to know exactly how electronic muscle stimulation tones abs. Here are the top 3 reasons that prove the benefits of electronic muscle stimulation in toning abs. Reason #1 – Electronic Muscle Stimulation Makes Muscles Contract The first reason why electronic muscle stimulation tones abs is that an electronic muscle stimulator, in the form of an ab belt, cause your abs to contract. These belts stimulate the muscles in the abdomen area by using impulses. These impulses force the muscles to contract which mimics exercising. Reason #2 – Electronic Muscle Stimulation Reduces Exercise Time The second reason is that when electronic muscle stimulation is used with an exercise regimen has been proven to be successful in toning abs… Read the rest!
Electronic muscle stimulation, or EMS, was first developed in Russia during the 60′s and 70′s. Their primary use was to repair and build muscles. These EMS devices were based upon 19th and 20th century techniques that were used to determine the effects of electricity on muscles. Because ab belts are used to make muscles contract then relax once the pulses have ended, some ab belts have been created which use the contractions caused by pulses to build stronger and thicker muscles. Ab belts were then marketed to the general public between the 70′s and 80′s, but were mostly just ab belt scams that provided no results. However, during recent developments in EMS devices, systems today offer electronic muscle stimulation which… Read the rest!
One of the most popular products sold online today are ab belts. Ab belts come in all shapes and sizes and are sold by hundreds of manufacturers. This article isn’t about any brand in particular but based on research of the old ab belts and all actions that were taken by the FTC against the older ab belts. Recently public opinion is split as to exactly how effective the old ab belts were for weight loss and bodybuilding. In the past, several companies had made claims that were less than accurate in their advertising campaigns for ab belts. In 2002, the FTC or Federal Trade Commission had the same opinion and charged several manufacturers of ab belts with making false… Read the rest!
Today’s society is health and fitness conscious and is often vulnerable to the endless line of scams that are in the health and fitness industry. One of the common questions that is always on the minds of those who are fitness minded is that if the popular contour abs belt is a scam. Well the long awaited answer to this question is no. Many ab belts come with diet plans which outline the perfect diet while using the contour abs belt. The main principles of the diet plan are accepted by those in the fitness industry. The main principles are: Eating 6 small meals instead of 3 larger meals a day. This is the best way for your body to… Read the rest!
Electronic muscle stimulators are devices that help people tone their muscles. These machines help people keep their body in peak condition and in great shape while enabling them to lose weight. Electronic muscle stimulators are also used by physical therapists, as well as all health care professionals to give their patients relief from joint pain, stress, and muscle aches. People that suffer from partial paralysis to full paralysis, or even have difficulty moving, electronic muscle stimulation through these devises helps to keep their muscles from becoming weak or atrophying. Besides being used in rehabilitation, there are athletes and body builders who have made the claim that electronic muscle stimulation devices have helped them build muscle mass. There are some that… Read the rest!