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Back in the olden days, the only way to lose a few pounds was to cut back on your eating and exercise more. Well thankfully for us all, those clever scientists have been busy coming up with faster and more convenient ways of helping us towards that beach body. There are now dozens of weight loss treatments out there, all different yet all promising the same thing: shedding the pounds with minimal effort. So whether you’re looking to get wrapped up like a mummy, plugged into a Power Plate, or sweat it out the old fashioned way, there really is something for everyone.

New technology is all about encouraging faster weight loss from those stubborn fatty areas. Yes, we’re talking bums, tums and thighs – the bits that are usually last to go. A revolutionary technology that has gained popularity in recent times is Vacunaut, which works by applying pressure to the middle section of your body while you partake in a gentle jog on the treadmill. This encourages blood flow to the lower regions of your body, helping you use those fatty deposits that can be hard to shift with normal exercise. Don’t fancy the jog? Fear not, electro stimulation may be the way forward. Certain machines, such as Power Plates, can contract and relax your muscles - almost as if you’re doing exercise while you lie there. Not that we’re lazy of course…

There are also a number of weight loss treatments at your local salon, which don’t involve machines that look like they’re from a science fiction movie. The body wrap is a contouring product that can tighten, tone, and firm any area of the body by getting you sweaty and removing excess water. It’s not one to sit around the pool sipping a gin and tonic, but body wraps like the Universal Contour Wrap claim to shrink a minimum of six inches per sessions and regular treatment can result in smoother skin with less visible cellulite.

Not feeling those new-fangled techniques? You can’t go wrong with the old tried and tested method of healthy eating and exercise. Personal trainers can design custom routines and nutritionists, diets to target certain areas of your body and help you lose weight quicker. Or maybe you want to inject a bit of fun into your exercise? Why not join in with the hundreds of unique group exercise classes across the country, from boot camps to health farms to yoga, you feel like flab to fab in no time...

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Body Wraps

Detoxifying and skin-smoothing, a body wrap is a treatment that cocoons your whole body in a mixture of herbs, essential oils and nutrient-rich mud. Expect to be swaddled from the neck to feet in warm cloths, foil or a linen blanket.

Cellulite Treatments

Cellulite is a real pain in the buttocks. You can spend hours sweating away in the gym but those stubborn bumps just won’t budge. Don’t worry, you’re not alone; nine in ten women suffer from cellulite in some form. Luckily, there are plenty of options to help roll, wrap and zap those unruly blemishes away.


If you have stubborn fat you can’t seem to shift but don’t want to go down the surgery route, cryolipolysis might be just what you’re looking for. A non-invasive alternative to liposuction, cryolipolysis is a treatment that involves the localised application of a low temperature device to kill off stubborn fat cells.

Universal Contour Wrap

Developed by Dr. Richard Strem after extensive research, a Universal Contour Wrap uses bandages soaked in a mineral-rich clay solution. The goal? To lose weight, of course! Cleverly, the bandages compress your skin which, in turn, will cause your soft body tissues to compact, leaving you lighter and tighter. Mummy mia...

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