05 Nov Emsculpt vs. CoolTone
Why slave away at the gym (and risk your health during a pandemic!) when you can strengthen and tone your muscles in a simple 30-minute session where you just kick back and relax? RefinedMD offers Emsculpt, the original and revolutionary non-invasive treatment that forces targeted muscles into 20,000 supramaximal contractions. You don’t have to do a thing because Emsculpt does it all for you. Muscles don’t know or care if perfect contractions are coming from a dumbbell or a machine, so why make toning or achieving gains harder than it needs to be?
If you’ve been interested in building muscles with zero work, you’ve probably done some research and found that both Emsculpt and CoolTone are technologies that offer these results. But which one is better? Emsculpt remains the most trusted and effective technology and it was the first to tap into forced supramaximal contractions. However, let’s take a look at these two and see exactly why we only recommend Emsculpt to our clients.
Muscle Up with Emsculpt
CoolTone is a bit of a copycat of Emsculpt, also using high-frequency electromagnetics to make the muscles contract. This approach allows the provider to firm, build, and contour muscles through a series of energy pulses. Not only does this improve muscle size and strength, but it also betters blood circulation and encourages collagen structure refinement. This leads to the skin also becoming more taut and elastic.
Both Emsculpt and CoolTone offer such results, but there are still differences. For starters, CoolTone can only treat the largest muscles while Emsculpt has a series of applicators that can treat relatively smaller areas (like the upper arms). The other major difference is how stimulation occurs. CoolTone uses Magnetic Muscle Stimulation (MMS) while Emsculpt uses High Intensity Focused Electromagnetic (HIFEM) energy. Electromagnetic energy is utilized in both, but Emsculpt simply has a longer track record, more proven results, and many more satisfied clients.
Maximize Your Emsculpt
Most clients benefit the most from four Emsculpt sessions spaced a few weeks apart. The initial sessions are foundational and you will see full results a few weeks after your last session (though you will start to see results much sooner). Remember that Emsculpt still relies on your body’s capacities. That means muscle tone and gains aren’t going to happen overnight. The actual process of building muscle requires micro-tears (from contractions) followed by the muscle strengthening and healing itself so that it can bear similar loads in the future.
You can improve the results of your Emsculpt sessions and extend them by following some best gains practices and combining treatments. For example, you’ll want to load up on BCAAs and protein right after each Emsculpt session. BCAAs are amino acids that decrease DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness) and consuming protein is essential so that your muscles can have material to repair themselves. If you’ve ever tried to tone or bulk up in the gym without following a high protein diet, you know how tough it is. The same mechanisms are happening with Emsculpt.
Emsculpt tones muscles, makes skin tauter, and even helps burn fat but it’s not meant to be a fat-busting treatment. If you want to show off those muscles, you also need to be lean. Combining Emsculpt with a fat reduction treatment like CoolSculpting (which freezes away fat) or Vanquish ME (which “melts” away fat) is the best approach. These fat reduction treatments allow you to target exactly where you want fat removed and are an excellent complement to a healthy diet and exercise.
Love the Skin You’re In
You already know that Emsculpt helps tighten skin, but you can take it a step further with a treatment exclusively designed to tighten skin. Adding the Exilis treatment to Emsculpt will help you turn back the clock with firmer, more youthful skin. Looking and feeling your best rarely requires a singular approach. That’s why every treatment plan is personalized to you so that you can get and love the results.
If you’d like to learn more about Emsculpt or any of the complementary treatments available, schedule a consultation today. Connect with RefinedMD by calling (408) 688-2082.