Slendertone Abs8 Features
- OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diodes) Display which does not require a backlight and achieves a brighter picture quality than LCD Displays
- Face up display so you can see the display information while toning
- Select your Program Number and Intensity
- Countdown Timer time left to complete program
- Up, Down Intensity increases
- Tracks how many toning sessions have been completed to date
- Memory Functionality tracking your most recent toning session
- Rechargeable via USB Charging Cable
- Easy to attach controller to belt with magnetic pins
- Three different size markings to indicate: Small, Medium and Large
- Intensity level : 0-100
Slendertone Abs8 features 10 programmes.
Program 1-7 are described as Passive Programs i.e. only the Abs Belt working to stimulate the muscles. This program can be used when doing passive activity e.g. while reading, cooking, doing chores around the house etc.
Programs 8-10 are described as Active Programs i.e. a combination of both Abs Belt toning and user exercises to stimulate the muscles. This program can be used when doing physical activity e.g. walking, jogging, while doing ab crunches.
You can select any program you wish at any time, however, it’s important to note, a program cannot be changed during a session, you must first switch off your controller and then switch it on again. Press the ‘P’ button to display the programs and select the desired one.
|Slendertone Abs8 Program||Program Description||Frequency||# of Contractions|
Initiation muscle toning program characterized by narrow pulse widths delivered over a 20 minute workout. This program is tailored to introduce users to the concept of EMS training.
Beginner toning program characterized by narrow pulse widths delivered over a 25 minute workout. This program is a step up in workout level compared to the initiation program in Level 1.
Intermediate toning program characterized by a 50Hz pulse delivered over a 30 minute workout. This program is tailored to develop muscle strength and endurance. Suitable for users who are accustomed to EMS training
The advanced toning program is also characterized by a 50Hz pulse delivered over a 30 minute workout. This program is tailored to develop muscle strength and endurance. This program uses wider pulse widths than program 3.
The Expert toning program is a challenging EMS workout delivered over 30 minutes. This program is tailored to firm, tone and strengthen the ab muscles. This program uses more demanding pulse widths compared to programs 1-4.
The Pro toning program is an advanced EMS workout delivered over 30 minutes. This program is tailored to firm, tone and strengthen the ab muscles. This program uses more demanding pulse parameters and is a step up in workout levels compared to earlier programs
The Ab Power program is the most challenging program in the Slendertone Abs8 device, delivered over 30 minutes. It is characterized by multiple cycles of rest and workout phases which delivers a high repetition workout. This program is for the more experienced EMS user.
Endurance toning program can be used while doing light cardio activity such as walking. Begin your light cardio routine while slowly increasing the intensity until you find a strong, comfortable level that allows you to continue your workout while toning your abs.
Beginner Crunch program can be performed while doing ab crunches. Wearing your abs belt, lie on your back and bend your knees to approx. 90˚. Switch your controller on, when the stimulation starts draw your navel in towards your spine and hold until stimulation stops. Relax until the next cycle and repeat.
|Advanced Side Crunch|
Advanced Crunch program can be performed while doing side crunches. When the stimulation starts, slowly curl the left shoulder upwards and towards the center of your body to coincide with the contraction on the right-hand side of your abdomen. Hold the contraction for two seconds then return to starting position and relax fully. Next, do the same with your right shoulder and repeat the process. When you have completed 10 crunches on either side, the abs belt begins a 20-second relaxation period.
Note: After three sets of 20 reps (10 each side) the program will end.