The Flex Belt® vs. Tummy Belt

Tummy Belt can refer to any number of products designed to slim and trim the midsection. Such products are typically made of fabric that is close fitting and supportive so that the appearance of bulges, wrinkles, cellulite, and the like is reduced.

Lytees Corrective Tummy Belt appears to be one of the more reliable and reputable examples of the TummyBelt category. This French undergarment is advertised to slim and trim the hips and waist. It is made of a Poly-elastan fabric that is delivers Caffeine and Shea Butter to the skin. According to retail descriptions of the product, this Tummy-Belt is supposed to moisturize, firm, and improve the skinís overall appearance. The ingredients are advertised to work even after 20 washes.

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How much does it cost? $199.00 plus $12.95 S&H Lytees Corrective Tummy Belt sells for $39.99 on ShopHomeTrends.com.
Are there any 3rd party clinical trials to back up the claims? YES. Multiple Clinical Trials. In a 6-week clinical trial: 100% of the participants reported that their abs felt more toned and firmed & 92.3% felt the firmness of their ab muscles increased. NO. There are no published 3rd Party Clinical Studies for Tummy Belts.
Is it FDA cleared? Please note that most products are not required to be FDA Cleared. This is a status that makes the Flex Belt unique. YES. The makers of The Flex Belt are the first and original to gain FDA Clearance for this type of product. NO. This does not mean it is unsafe – the clearance was not required.
Do you need exercise while using it? NO NO
When can you use it? While at home, at work, watching TV, surfing the net, exercising, folding laundry, cooking, talking on the phone, helping the kids with their homework, taking a walk... virtually anywhere and anytime. While doing anything.
Can you tone other parts of the body?

YES, you can add additional toning units that are specifically designed and fitted to be worn on other parts of the body. These additional units are individually FDA Cleared to toning, strengthening, and firming these specific body parts. Click here to learn more about the Flex Range of products.

NO. Tummy-Belts cannot be used for other parts of the body.
Is it portable? How big is it? YES, comes with free travel pouch and weighs less than one pound YES. The Lytees Corrective Tummy Belt extends from just below the bust line to just below the waist line.
Is it discreet? YES, the belt is very fitted to the stomach and not bulky in any way. The remote is very small and tucks away in a small pouch on the side of the belt. You can wear it discretely under clothing and while doing virtually anything. YES. Tummybelts can be worn underneath garments during many activities.
Does it require hard work or motivation? NO, you do not need to exercise during a Flex Belt toning session YES, requires time to exercise and hard work for a good toning session.
Does it require batteries? No. It comes with a rechargeable power supply unit. NO. It requires no work or exertion.
What is the "Satisfaction Guarantee" period? For a full 60-Days any order can be returned for a full refund. Retailers vary.
What is the "Product Warranty" period? Two Years Retailers vary.
Do they ship internationally? YES Retailers vary.
Do they have toll free ordering and customer service? YES: (800) 222-7154 Retailers vary.
Is there bonus material with your order? YES! Your Flex Belt Order Comes with a Free One Year Subscription to either Fitness, Elle or Maxim Magazine (retail value is $50) and 30 Days Access to Our Patent Pending Online Meal Planning Technology (retail value is $50). These generous gifts are special limited time offers presented by our sponsors. A combined value of $100 in bonus materials! NO
What is the delivery time for domestic orders? Approximately 1 week Retailers vary.

We feel the strengths of both The Flex Belt & Malibu Pilates® are evident. Our mission is to help our customers achieve the attractive figure they want and we hope that The Flex Belt and/or Malibu Pilates® helps you tone, tighten and strengthen your body.  This information was provided to help you make an informed decision.  Good Luck with whatever product or program you choose.
 
--The Flex Belt Nutrition Team