Being overweight and having flabby muscles can lead to a lack of self confidence and a poor self image. There are no shorts cut when it comes to losing weight or toning your muscles. However, you can lose weight and enhance the tone of your muscles by following a sound nutritional healthy diet and carrying out a good exercise program in conjunction with using TENS machines. Firstly you need to set positive weight loss goals and then go online and find a sensible weight loss program that you know you will stick to. There is also a wide range of exercise program online that are easy to follow. Once you have devised a full weight loss program, you are well on your way to a healthy lifestyle.
Losing weight and toning muscles result in many advantages, especially if have already wasted money on weight loss products which have not produced positive results, considering investing in Tens machines electrical nerve muscle stimulation for positive muscle toning and weight loss results. TENS is safe and easy to use and before applying the electrodes onto the areas you want to tone, you must thoroughly cleanse the area in order to remove the bacteria which can cause severe skin irritation. Then apply a small amount of electrode gel to each pad before apply the pads to your skin. Electrode gel helps muscle stimulation and also protects the skin from electrical burn. In order for the muscles to receive the right amount of stimulation you must place the first electrode centrally and the remaining electrodes must be placed outwardly from the central point. TENS machines can be adjusted to different intensity levels. Begin by using the lowest setting when you first use the device, and when using the device repeatedly you can start increasing the intensity. Sever muscle weakness and fatigue will occur if you start off with a high intensity level. TENS machines are safe to wear at a low intensity level for up to 24 hours. TENS can be used in a combined effort to tone muscles and lose weight or can be used on certain areas to block out pain receptors.
TENS machines have been used for therapeutic treatments to help relieve arthritic pains, lower back pain, gout and in some instances has been effective in relieving labour pains. There are thousands of people using this device, and you can go online and read the reviews written by people that have already used the TENS machines successfully. Bear in mind that the device will not produce the effects you want without including a sound diet and exercise program.