Contour Abs as Seen on Tv – Scam?


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 boost its metabolism allowing you to lose weight quickly
  • The amount of calories you consume each day must be lower than what is required in the dieting plan. It is recommended that women consume the maximum of 1,400 and men should consume the maximum of 1,800 calories.
  • Foods consumed on a diet must be healthy and of the best quality. People using ab belts are advised to eat larger portions of vegetables, and fruits, nuts, and whole grains, fish, and dairy products that are low in fat.

Ab belts cannot tone your body and you cannot lose weight with using just the Contour Abs. Diets alone are not the sole element in any contour ab belt fitness program. Exercise is an important part and there are also weight programs that accompany contour belt fitness programs. The workouts consist of exercise, weight training, and sometimes using a stability ball. There are different exercises every week that target areas such as the shoulders, chest, biceps, back, legs, and triceps. At the end of 12 weeks you will definitely see a difference in the definition of your body.

Various manufacturers of contour belt systems admit that without having a healthy diet and exercise that their contour belt system will not give the expected results. So it’s safe to assume that those that have been disappointed with any contour abs belt system were probably not using the belts with a healthy diet and exercise.

The technology that is behind most contour abs belt systems has been used for over 30 years in the physical therapy and rehabilitation industries to aid in strengthening injured muscles. Now the technology has been restructured to help tone strong muscles instead.

For the most part, contour abs belts transmit electrical signals to the ab muscles, causing them to contract and relax. When you add a healthy diet and a good workout routine with the contour belt, you will definitely achieve the body that you have desired for years.

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8 Responses to “Contour Abs as Seen on Tv – Scam?”

  1. Kimberly Ockimey says:

    The Ab Coaster is a fitness machine that simulates the hanging leg raise exercise. You get on the machine, place your knees on the pads and pull them toward your chest with your abs. It is a traditional way to workout and can be effective in strengthening your abs. The Contour Abs is an electric belt that you place around your midsection and turn on to send an electric current through your stomach which is supposed to provide you with a workout like experience. You can use this belt while sitting down, watching TV, and so on.

  2. Francene Cruthirds says:

    Doing limitless sit-ups and leg-raises or slogging out day in and day out on the latest abs equipment without paying heed to your diet and an aerobic activity is not going to make your abdominal fat go away. What these exercises do is to shape up and tone your abdominal muscles, but do nothing to metabolize away the layers of fat covering them. That is why the shaped and toned muscles remain elusive to the eye.

  3. LAH SURAN says:

    As far as building muscle, such as the ads on TV claim, this is not backed up by research. The level of electrical stimulation necessary to build up the abdominal muscles to what you see on TV would be extremely high, and thus very painful.

    Many companies that sell these belts also claim that the belts help burn fat. In reality, the small muscle contractions produced by these belts burn about as many calories as the effort required to take the belt out of the box and put the batteries in.

    If you read the fine print in these ads, you will also notice that the instructions for use also include a suggested exercise and nutrition plan. This, without a doubt, would be the true source of the results people get from this equipment.

  4. Elisha penn says:

    I wanted to try the contour belt for 30days risk free

  5. tuy som says:

    I want to try the contour

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  7. mookie says:

    I dont like it ive been waiting for this belt to come and it do not work im returning it

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