The Cellulite melting, infrared, detox bike
Direct from Europe and now at Total Tan
Climb into a pod and cycle on a bike as infrared beams blast your problem areas.
The infrared 'penetrates the surface of the skin up to 11⁄2 inches and warms and softens the hardened cellulite.
The cellulite gets flushed away through the digestive system and the elimination process. Infrared also helps to rid the body of toxins that are stored in the fatty tissue. Don't forget to bring your favorite DVD to watch while you peddle away the cellulite!
Don't forget to bring your favorite DVD!
What precisely is cellulite?
Cellulite is the term used to describe pockets of trapped fat that cause uneven and dimpling skin. It appears most often in post-adolescent women, it is rarely seen in men. This is due to how muscle, fat, and connective tissue are distributed within the female and male bodies. Cellulite is most commonly found on the thighs, buttocks, hips, and abdomen. Studies have shown that hormones, age, and lifestyle all play a significant role in the appearance of cellulite.
What causes cellulite?
Before discussing the cellulite bike program, we wanted to take a quick minute to go over exactly how cellulite forms. Beneath the epidermis and dermis are three layers; muscle, reserve fat, and subcutaneous fat. Cellulite forms in the subcutaneous fat layer, which is trapped between the dermis and the reserve fat. This subcutaneous layer is structurally different because its fat lobes are squeezed by the surrounding strands of tissue and are then organized into chambers. Eventually, the connective tissue begins to break down and allows the fat chambers to move into the dermis which creates the cottage cheese effect that so many people dislike.
There are a variety of reasons why some people are more prone to cellulite than others. Genetics, environmental conditions, and lifestyle are all believed to play a part in the appearance of cellulite. But the bottom line is that 90% of all women over 20 years old will develop the dreaded dimples.
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What the Cellulite Bike program does
Unlike invasive liposuction or over-the-counter anticellulite treatments, the cellulite bike engages the bodies own force to actually eliminate, not disguise or forcibly remove cellulite, from the body. While peddling the recumbent bicycle at 75% of your maximum heart rate, the Certified Technician will position the array of infrared lights onto your problem areas. The length of the infrared ray (in microns) will vary with each session, based on your personally formulated program and the intensity of the cardio activity will be appropriate to your fitness level.
Infrared energy or thermal energy, without which life could not exist on this planet, penetrates the surface of the skin up to 1-1/2”and warms and softens the hardened cellulite. Then, very simply, the increased cardio activity of the bloodstream combined with the accelerated metabolic processes of vital organs and endocrine glands flushes the cellulite away through the digestive system and through the elimination system. You will see these residues leaving your system through the sweat glands as well as your excretion system within several hours after a session. In addition to aiding in flushing cellulite from the body, infrared helps in ridding toxins from the body that are stored in the fatty tissue.
HOW TO MAXIMIZE YOUR RESULTS WHILE ON THE CELLULITE BIKE PROGRAM
In order to get the most benefit from your Cellulite Bike Program, here are a few steps you can take. While not necessities, these items are believed to aid in the reduction of cellulite.
PROPER NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTATION
1. Reduce your carbonated drink intake
2. Get regular exercise
3. Avoid alcohol and smoking
4. Drink an adequate amount of water (it takes 22 oz. of water to metabolize 1oz. of fat)
5. Eat sensibly, preferably whole, fresh foods; avoid processed, fast foods, fats and sugar
Is it for just women?
No, Everyone benefits from the detoxification. The Infrared chamber creates good blood circulation, which is essential for the elimination of toxins in the body. Women benefit from the loss of cellulite, Men can lose the extra weight carried around their stomachs.
What is Infrared radiation?
Infrared radiation is also known as thermal or heat radiation. The greatest source of infrared is the sun. Like radio waves infrared radiation is invisible to the human eye. Infrared increases the amount of blood supply to the different layers of skin, through increased activity of small Arterial and Venous vessels.
What is the high tech infrared light chamber?
It is an advanced inch loss program. This cycle helps to stimulate your body’s cellular metabolism, nourish your skin and body tissue and provide a therapeutic level of detoxification.
Is it hot or uncomfortable?
No. The Infrared chamber has a Ferrari like seat and fans to keep you cool. It does get warm in there.
How does it work?
It works through personalized programs to help improve the effects of light cardiovascular aerobic activity. The infrared light and heat is targeted on body zones with high density fat and cellulite. This enhanced metabolism of fatty acids and toxins (cellulite) break down and release.
How long does it last?
As long as you maintain your weight, the lost inches will not return for at least 30 days. With re-toxification of the tissues, these inches will gradually return over the next 6 to 12 months depending wholly on your diet. Avoiding salt, sugar, fried foods, alcohol, caffeine and other toxic laden foods will substantially delay the re-toxifing process.
Does it involve dieting?
Dieting is not required for inch loss, but the Infrared light chamber is a perfect partner for a diet. Losing weight causes the breakdown of fat, releasing more toxins in the soft tissues, frequently resulting in a loose, flabby-looking flesh. Our infrared cycle will help firm and tighten the flesh to show the full benefits of your weight loss.
Does it involve exercise?
Yes, the infrared cycle will reduce inches. You will lightly pedal the cycle, while the infrared rays warm your abs, gluts and thighs.
Will I lose weight and inches?
This is a very difficult question to answer. Each individual will have somewhat different results. Generally the more you have to lose, the faster and more dramatic the weight loss. Some don’t experience much weight loss but rather lose inches or dress sizes. If you are extremely physically fit you don’t have much to lose – you will experience increased muscle tone. The more physically fit you are in your life, the greater the benefit you will achieve from the Infrared chamber. On the other hand we cannot control what you do after your session. In order to achieve the best results you will want to stick to a balanced diet. On the average, most people after 5-6 sessions will lose one dress size, again, results vary according to lifestyle and diet.
How long does the session take?
The session is usually 40 minutes long. You can watch your favorite DVD while you pedal away
What should I wear?
In order to maximize the coverage of the Infrared light we suggest that women and men wear light colored shorts and a T-shirt.
Should I eat before the session?
A light meal or snack should not make you uncomfortable, but no large meals.
How often can I use the cycle?
The number of "sessions" you will need, depends on the amount of cellulite that has formed, how much elasticity your skin has, the percentage of body fat you have and how committed you are to your inch loss/cellulite treatment program. Those unwanted inches and cellulite did not happen overnight and it will not disappear overnight. You will need a series of "sessions" to see long lasting results. We recommend that you come in 2-3 times a week. To achieve maximum effect, it is recommended 12 - 15 forty-minute sessions. In most cases, noticeable improvement is visible in 5-6 sessions. After reaching your goal, it’s best to use the infrared chamber 2-4 sessions a month to maintain your results.
Since you are working out, what precautions are taken?
The Infrared chamber utilizes an integrated heart monitor to minimize overexertion.
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