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    Toning that belly!

    Hey, has anyone ever used the slendertone flex belt? just wanting to see if its any good to tone my lovely saggy post baby belly? lol i am trying to go to the gym but need something that will help as well... thank you!!! x
    Start weight - Monday 7th July 2014 - 14 st 11 lbs
    Goal weight - 9 st 0 lbs

    Week 1 - 14/07/2014 - (-6lbs) 14 st 5 lbs
    Week 2 - 21/07/2014 - (-1lbs) 14 st 4 lbs
    Week 3 - 28/07/2014 - stayed the same


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    Current BMI: 23.4
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    No idea as I've never seen/used one (off to Google now) but have you tried planks? They strengthen the stomach muscles.
    Need some daily motivation?

    Before and after photos!



    Target reached on the 3rd October 2014


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    Reach my Club 10 weight of 14st 12.5lbs 22/11/2013
    Get under 200lbs (14st 3.5lbs) 17/01/2014
    Hit the half way mark (13st 11lbs) 21/02/2014
    Fit comfortably into size 16 jeans 29/03/2014
    Be at my pre-pregnancy weight (12st 13lbs) 04/04/2014
    Fit comfortably into size 14 jeans
    BMI in the healthy range (11st 10lbs) 22/08/2014
    Fit comfortably into size 12 jeans
    02/10/2014

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    Current Weight: 14st4.0lb
    Goal Weight: 9st0lb


    BMI Information:
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    Current BMI: 33.3
    Goal BMI: 21


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st7lb
    Weight to Lose: 5st4lb
    % Lost 3.38%
    Sorry but what is planks? x
    Start weight - Monday 7th July 2014 - 14 st 11 lbs
    Goal weight - 9 st 0 lbs

    Week 1 - 14/07/2014 - (-6lbs) 14 st 5 lbs
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    perch yourself on your elbows and toes bottom down hold it for a minute

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    Toning that belly!-plank.jpg

    That ^^ position. The picture shows you the muscles it strengthens. There is a 30 day plank challenge:

    Day Time
    1 20 seconds
    2 20 seconds
    3 30 seconds
    4 30 seconds
    5 40 seconds
    6 REST
    7 45 seconds
    8 45 seconds
    9 1 minute
    10 1 minute
    11 1 minute
    12 1 minute 30 seconds
    13 REST
    14 1 minute 30 seconds
    15 1 minute 30 seconds
    16 2 minutes
    17 2 minutes
    18 2 minutes 30 seconds
    19 REST
    20 2 minutes 30 seconds
    21 2 minutes 30 seconds
    22 3 minutes
    23 3 minutes
    24 3 minutes 30 seconds
    25 3 minutes 30 seconds
    26 REST
    27 4 minutes
    28 4 minutes
    29 4 minutes 30 seconds
    30 As long as possible!
    Need some daily motivation?

    Before and after photos!



    Target reached on the 3rd October 2014


    Mini Goals:
    Reach my Club 10 weight of 14st 12.5lbs 22/11/2013
    Get under 200lbs (14st 3.5lbs) 17/01/2014
    Hit the half way mark (13st 11lbs) 21/02/2014
    Fit comfortably into size 16 jeans 29/03/2014
    Be at my pre-pregnancy weight (12st 13lbs) 04/04/2014
    Fit comfortably into size 14 jeans
    BMI in the healthy range (11st 10lbs) 22/08/2014
    Fit comfortably into size 12 jeans
    02/10/2014

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    Goal Weight: 9st0lb


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 34.4
    Current BMI: 33.3
    Goal BMI: 21


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st7lb
    Weight to Lose: 5st4lb
    % Lost 3.38%
    Oh I don't think I could do that for 1 second! Haha will attempt it though tomorrow
    Start weight - Monday 7th July 2014 - 14 st 11 lbs
    Goal weight - 9 st 0 lbs

    Week 1 - 14/07/2014 - (-6lbs) 14 st 5 lbs
    Week 2 - 21/07/2014 - (-1lbs) 14 st 4 lbs
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    Current BMI: 23.4
    Goal BMI: 23.4


    Statistics:
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    % Lost 33.48%
    I'm up to 45 shakey seconds and it is getting difficult but you can feel it doing something!
    Need some daily motivation?

    Before and after photos!



    Target reached on the 3rd October 2014


    Mini Goals:
    Reach my Club 10 weight of 14st 12.5lbs 22/11/2013
    Get under 200lbs (14st 3.5lbs) 17/01/2014
    Hit the half way mark (13st 11lbs) 21/02/2014
    Fit comfortably into size 16 jeans 29/03/2014
    Be at my pre-pregnancy weight (12st 13lbs) 04/04/2014
    Fit comfortably into size 14 jeans
    BMI in the healthy range (11st 10lbs) 22/08/2014
    Fit comfortably into size 12 jeans
    02/10/2014

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    Current BMI: 27.4
    Goal BMI: 26.3


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    Weight to Lose: 0st7lb
    % Lost 36.84%
    I was just thinking about this last night!

    I will say the vibro-plate things DO work (I wouldnt solely rely on them though) I use it for my bum too- Ive got a lot of junk in the trunk. I am going to start the 30 day plank AND squat challenge today too.x.
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    I managed to do the 20 seconds! A bit shaky though.. So tempted to get the belt as reviews look good and also I am going to the gym at least once a week if I can and going on my wii fit.
    Start weight - Monday 7th July 2014 - 14 st 11 lbs
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    Anyone used a power hoop as well? X
    Start weight - Monday 7th July 2014 - 14 st 11 lbs
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    Week 1 - 14/07/2014 - (-6lbs) 14 st 5 lbs
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    Quote Originally Posted by RM07 View Post
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    That ^^ position. The picture shows you the muscles it strengthens. There is a 30 day plank challenge:

    Day Time
    1 20 seconds
    2 20 seconds
    3 30 seconds
    4 30 seconds
    5 40 seconds
    6 REST
    7 45 seconds
    8 45 seconds
    9 1 minute
    10 1 minute
    11 1 minute
    12 1 minute 30 seconds
    13 REST
    14 1 minute 30 seconds
    15 1 minute 30 seconds
    16 2 minutes
    17 2 minutes
    18 2 minutes 30 seconds
    19 REST
    20 2 minutes 30 seconds
    21 2 minutes 30 seconds
    22 3 minutes
    23 3 minutes
    24 3 minutes 30 seconds
    25 3 minutes 30 seconds
    26 REST
    27 4 minutes
    28 4 minutes
    29 4 minutes 30 seconds
    30 As long as possible!
    I am SO having a go at this although with my baby belly there is a chance it may reach the floor and provide me with a 'pivot' point.

    I will end up like a seesaw
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    Quote Originally Posted by Roxy101 View Post
    Anyone used a power hoop as well? X
    I have a weighted hula hoop sat in the corner.It is big so you need a bit of room.I have become lazy and stopped all exercise.I need to get back on it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lickthelid View Post
    I am SO having a go at this although with my baby belly there is a chance it may reach the floor and provide me with a 'pivot' point.

    I will end up like a seesaw
    That made me chuckle! I'm doing it complete with post pregnancy baby belly too... I'm hoping these help get rid of it!

    I need to do 1 minute today
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    Before and after photos!



    Target reached on the 3rd October 2014


    Mini Goals:
    Reach my Club 10 weight of 14st 12.5lbs 22/11/2013
    Get under 200lbs (14st 3.5lbs) 17/01/2014
    Hit the half way mark (13st 11lbs) 21/02/2014
    Fit comfortably into size 16 jeans 29/03/2014
    Be at my pre-pregnancy weight (12st 13lbs) 04/04/2014
    Fit comfortably into size 14 jeans
    BMI in the healthy range (11st 10lbs) 22/08/2014
    Fit comfortably into size 12 jeans
    02/10/2014

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    Quote Originally Posted by cavegirl13 View Post
    I have a weighted hula hoop sat in the corner.It is big so you need a bit of room.I have become lazy and stopped all exercise.I need to get back on it.
    Is it any good? x
    Start weight - Monday 7th July 2014 - 14 st 11 lbs
    Goal weight - 9 st 0 lbs

    Week 1 - 14/07/2014 - (-6lbs) 14 st 5 lbs
    Week 2 - 21/07/2014 - (-1lbs) 14 st 4 lbs
    Week 3 - 28/07/2014 - stayed the same






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