An Overview Of The Slendertone Connect


The Slendertone Connect is a sleek looking abdominal belt, it is unisex so can be used by women and men which I think is great as my partner has already been eyeing this up to use! It syncs to your phone via the app which is available on the Apple app store (iPhone 4s upwards/ iPad 4th generation upwards), the Android 4.4 or Google play. It uses bluetooth to connect and once paired it will automatically sync every time for you which is good, I love that you can control the belt with your phone and see your session in progress so you can see on the graph when the intensity will increase, also how much time you have done and how long you have left. 


The Slendertone uses advanced EMS (electrical muscle stimulation) and patented pad placement technology to recruit all abdominal muscles, including the rectus abdominis, the obliques and the hard to reach transversus abdominis. The belt will send signals to your nerves that will then make your muscles contract and that results in firmer and flatter looking abs. The belt can fit sizes 24" - 42" and it uses 3 gel pads that you can place where is suitable for your body size and shape. The gel pads last for 20-30 sessions and then they will need replacing, the pads come with a plastic so once you have finished using your belt you can simply pop the plastic back on the top to prevent everything sticking to them. The belt also comes with a handy little bag that you can store your belt in when its not in use or for travelling. You charge the belt up via a USB cable, I simply plug it into my apple plug and charge it that way, from a full charge the belt lasted 15 half hour sessions before asking me to charge it, that's pretty good going! 


The app is so useful, you select why you are using the belt so for me I selected "I'm getting married" and then it asks for the date and using that information it will create a program for you, so at the moment I'm doing a 4 week one and use it for 30 minutes every other day. You can take before photos on the app and when I have finished the 4 weeks I will take my after photos, I will also be writing a results post so look out for that and my progress photos! You could also select all kinds of things like, I'm going on holiday, a Birthday party or I've just had a baby (They recommend waiting till 6 weeks after giving birth) and they will create a personal plan for you using the information. There are also other programs that you can use, Essential Toning - which is the flagship Slendertone program which delivers a deep abdominal work out, strengthens your core to improve confidence, build abs definition and boost well being. Advanced Toning - which is the most intense program in the range and this delivers 192 powerful contractions to challenge the most advanced toners. Fitness - This is an advanced toning program delivering 200 abdominal contractions in 30 minutes and this compliments your existing exercise regime. This is the one I have been using as I am also going to the gym 2 times a week. The last one is Post Natal - This is the most gentle program for Mothers wanting to tone up their tummy after pregnancy.


Using the app you can view your daily activity breakdown and view your progress by week, month or even year. Once you have created your personal plan you can get insights, tips and alerts to keep you motivated and to help you achieve your goals. While using your belt you can pause your session which is really useful, and the belt is so sleek that you can wear it under your top and my partner hadn't even noticed I had it on until it bleeped to let me know it was finished! The first time I used the belt I was really nervous, I wasn't sure what to expect and though it was going to be like getting electrocuted... but it was actually OK its just like a vibrating feeling that you can control how intense it goes. I started at around 20, my goal for the first week was to get to 40 but I managed to get up to 60 comfortably. I have already noticed result two weeks later, and when I tense you can definitely feel how firm my muscles have got. I will be sharing my result in 2 weeks so you can see the difference after completing my first personal program! 



This belt is perfect for a busy Mum like me, I can pop it on and use it while cooking dinner, doing the house work or even walking on the nursery run. Its very discreet and you cant see it under your average clothes as you can see above. It fastens with velcro making it easy to put on by yourself, and also means that me and my partner can share it, well that's when I want to share haha. So far I am absolutely loving it, I am so impressed with it and so happy with the results that I am getting, it is helping with my routine at the gym and giving me the abs that I am aiming for. When I have posted my results I will link them in this post for you to have a look. 



* I was sent a Slendertone Connect in exchange for a review. All opinions and words are my own.

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6 comments :

  1. It all sounds too good to be true. I'll watch with interest how you get on #TriedTested

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    1. Im hoping there will be a difference! Not to long to go now! x

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  2. I love mine they are really good . Especially for people on the go ! #triedtested

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    1. Great aren't they, I was able to cook dinner the other night while it was on. Its perfect x

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  3. Wow, this looks brilliant. I'm currently doing yoga as my exercise, but I only go to one class a week because of not having the time to go any more often at the moment. Something like this would be ideal. The different settings sound fab. Especially the getting married program! I keep panicking about how or if my body shape has changed since buying my wedding dress - which was an almost perfect fit in summer!
    #TriedTested

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  4. I LOVE that there is a postnatal option. Although my youngest is almost three, my stomach muscles have never come close to recovering from pregnancy and I still treat them as though they are post natal for fear of further damage.

    Thanks for sharing your review on #TriedTested this week x

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I read all your comments and will reply when I can :)