Between gift-buying, a calendar full of festive gatherings and trying to clear your workload before the end-of-year break, you may be struggling to fit in regular workouts. Or, maybe you’re looking to minimise the bulge that always seems to appear after all that wining and dining.
Instead of stressing out over calories or overdoing it at the gym, consider signing up for time-saving HYPOXI® sessions.
Invented nearly 20 years ago by Austrian sports scientist Dr. Norbert Egger, HYPOXI® combines vacuum, compression therapy with low-intensity exercise.
During the course of his research, he found that fat burns more readily in areas with better blood supply. The HYPOXI® system is designed to increase blood flow to your waist, stomach, hips, buttocks and thighs while you exercise moderately on its patented devices, which apply over- and under-pressure (vacuum and compression) to your body.
Each HYPOXI® training session is just 30 minutes in length, and the whole stress-reducing studio experience is the opposite of, say, high-intensity interval training (HIIT) or joining a Crossfit “box”.
The best part? HYPOXI® is also said to help clients lose three times more fat as compared to exercise alone.
We know what you’re thinking: Who wants to start a slimming programme around the holidays, and give up your favourite festive foods?
You won’t have to, thanks to HYPOXI®’s easy-to-follow nutritional guidelines, which recommend eating a balanced diet of fruits and veggies, proteins and carbohydrates, based on the timing of your studio sessions. The guidelines provide quick breakfast, lunch, dinner and healthy snack suggestions to help boost your progress. After each session, you are treated to a cup of freshly brewed herbal tea.
Not only does the team offer each client a tailored exercise plan, the various devices make it simple to track your progress.
For instance, a 3D body scanner does an instant scan to determine your body’s circumference – eliminating the need for any tedious tape-measuring.
“It may have been designed for low-impact exercise, but it’s tough enough to combat stubborn fat,” says Lynn Poh, a Singaporean celebrity who is a HYPOXI® client. “I love it!”
By Hazel Joanne Vincent De Paul, The Finder (Issue 289), November 2017
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