Do ab stimulators work?
Here’s my review of this electronic ab stimulator. Updated February 7, 2024.
For a month I put an electronic ab stimulator to the test replacing my normal ab routine with the electronic one. In the video I answer the question “Do ab stimulators work?” Additionally, I tried using the device on other muscle groups. The specific product I review here is ‘SPORTCDIA ABS Stimulator Muscle Toner’ by UMate and can be purchased for less than $40 US on Amazon. Learn more about my book, “Fat Burning Secrets.“
The short answer is “yes” I got a decent workout from them. I found them to be useful for abs, but I do could not endorse them for other muscles or muscle groups. I incorporate this electronic muscle stimulator into my ab routine continually, but I do not rely on this only for my ab development. Problem is I like to sweat. You’re advised to not sweat while using these. Additionally, while the stimulation may build muscle, it will NOT burn fat surrounding the organs, or visceral fat.
Proof Ab Stimulators Work
A study published in the National Library of Medicine in 2005 proves that electric shock can help strengthen your abs. This shock is called neuromuscular electrical stimulation, or NMES for short. In the study, 41 people were split into two groups. One group got the NMES treatment for eight weeks, while the other group didn’t do any exercise. The group that got the NMES treatment saw their abs get stronger and last longer during exercise. They also lost some fat around their waists and felt like their abs looked and felt better. Overall, this study suggests that NMES could be a helpful tool for people who want to strengthen their abs and improve their posture.
How do ab stimulators work?
Ab stimulators work by sending an electronic signal where the abdominal muscle completes the circuit between the positive and negative ends of the device. The device sticks onto your skin, and you attach a rechargeable circular device in the middle which has several different levels and patterns you can choose. The workout itself is actually pretty effective. i use mine regularly. Please see video for more information. If you’re serious about seeing those abs, join our 28 day workout challenge today.
UPDATE April 2022: I injured my shoulder and tried the small muscle stimulator to relieve pain, and this alone is worth the price. Electronic stimulation to relieve pain is well documented. It has really helped reduce pain and help me heal quickly.
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