Frequently Asked Questions
Does it really work?
Try SlimWave once and you will know it works! You feel your muscles contracting and exercising during the session for measurable results.
How many inches will I lose?
After a 10 session, abdominal package, you weight remains constant, one can expect a loss that varies between 1/2” – 2” off the rib cage, off the abdomen, and off the waist area, factoring in diet and lifestyle. Accordingly, one can lose up to 2 pant sizes in 20 sessions.
What does it feel like?
At no time, will you will feel pain. It is a non-invasive treatment that may feel relaxing to some. You will feel a tingling sensation at the beginning of the treatments, which is the same sensation one might feel during a muscle rehabilitation session with a physiotherapist, then you will feel contraction of the targeted muscles.
How often should I come for a treatment?
Per area, three times a week is ideal. Twice a week is a minimum to get results.
How many areas can I target in a single session?
A client may choose to do two areas during a visit. Depending on the client’s goal, the technician may suggest to focus on one area for the optimal results of the problem region.
How long do the effects last?
When you activate your muscles with normal exercise you are usually only able to access about 50% to 60% of your muscle fibers, unless you are a trained athlete. With SlimWave, you exercise 100% of your muscle fibers in targeted area so the effects should typically last you considerably longer than active exercise. If your weight remains constant, the effects will last 6-8 months. If you integrate regular exercise and a healthy diet to your routine, the results can last indefinitely.
Is the SlimWave electro muscle stimulation (EMS) treatment safe?
There are no negative side effects.
Will my muscles ache after the treatment as they do after a strenuous gym workout?
The SlimWave treatment does not require glucose which is normally utilized during exercise. This is an important benefit because the body burns surrounding fat cells without decreasing glucose levels. This prevents build-up of lactic acid which normally causes the pain after an intense workout.
Should I do anything after I finish a session?
To enhance the lymphatic drainage process, which is stimulated when the muscles contract and relax, you are encouraged to drink a glass of water before a session and drink several glasses after a session to assist your body with elimination of toxins.
I just had a baby. Can SlimWave get my stomach back into shape?
There is no faster or easier method of correcting the stretched tummy muscles after childbirth. You can start treatments six weeks after childbirth or six months after a caesarean section.
I am over 50 and have very poor muscle tone. Can SlimWave help?
Yes! Age is no barrier and where there is more room for improvement the results seem even more dramatic, when complemented by a sensible diet and regular exercise, you will see toning and quick and visible inch loss. In fact, we have had individuals over the age of 70 experience the benefits of SlimWave treatments.
Can SlimWave help me get into shape?
Men like to keep in shape as much as women. SlimWave is often used by men to pull in their stomachs and dramatically improve their physiques. SlimWave sessions are an enjoyable injury-free alternative, or complement to traditional exercise and sport.
Can SlimWave help me lose weight?
It’s well known that muscle consumes far more calories per day than fat. If you build more muscle, then your calorie consumption goes up and you obtain a proportionate weight loss, provided that your eating habits remain the same. If you go on a diet at the same time carrying out the SlimWave treatment program, you will lose weight. Add a regular exercise program (walking 30 minutes briskly each day) and the results will be even greater.
If I get the SlimWave treatments, can I avoid the gym altogether?
No, you won’t want to. SlimWave does not give you the cardio training that your body requires. Also, once you have stimulated your muscles with SlimWave, you will find your session at the gym more enjoyable!