When I got to my parents' on Wednesday, my sister strapped her new Flex Belt on me.
Look how great I looked with just one use!
Okay, no, maybe this was the picture of me.
Seriously, she did put this on me and it felt like I had been taken to the basement torture chamber and had the electrical torture device hooked to my stomach! It really is electrical impulses shooting into your abdomen. At first it freaked me out! It made me a tad lightheaded and I had to sit down.
After a while I got used to it, although it still felt extremely abnormal.
Hey, I was getting a full abdominal workout while blogging! Excellent!
But, does it work?
"Tone, tighten, firm and strengthen your abs with The Flex Belt. Get results in just weeks. The Flex Belt is the only abdominal toning system cleared by the FDA for toning, firming and strengthening the stomach muscles. The Flex Belt patented EMS muscle stimulation technology is the same medical-grade technology that's been used for thirty years in the health care industry. The same technology used by physical therapists to exercise the muscles of their patients who can't do it for themselves. The Flex Belt generates deep, yet comfortable contractions that effectively firm, tone and strengthen all your abs, all at once – so you get a great workout in just 30 minutes a day." ~ from As Seen on TV.
My sister swears it works. And, I have to say she sure looks good right now!!
Worth the money? I don't know. I don't think I'll be spending the $100+ to get one. I guess I'll have to stick to good 'ol sit ups.