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OSIM uZap oscillating belt gives you an invigorating massage unlike conventional devices that rely merely on vibration. You can feel an instant difference because of its patented Double Point Massage Technology (TPO) .. sourced OSIMThis gadget is the new toy in town that is promising a slimmer you, retailing at around RM690. OSIM uZap is a slimming belt which uses a patented twin motor to massage your body, improving blood circulation and thus able to 'Zap' fat.
It resembles the conventional slimming belt where one end is attach to a machine (big one stationed on the floor) and the belt goes around your tummy, shaking vigorously. Just that this one is alot smaller, stylish and mobile.For those who have never seen or use this OSIM uZap before, this uZap is to be strapped on your problem area, and then you can choose a variable settings (up to 5) of vibration strength to 'shake' your fat. There is even an option to 'warm' your treated area, further enchancing the massaging effect. The whole gadget is powered by a corded 12V adapter, those that look like your conventional Nokia phone charger (No, it is not battery powered). uZap comes with a cool looking remote control, which you can conveniently 'stick' to the side of the belt when you are done making the settings.
According to their website, OSIM uZap has the following strong point:
I have personally tested the product in one of the Penang roadshow, located at Gurney Plaza. Personally I felt that the vibration is strong, but not as strong as the other brand, OTO slimming belt (blog separately). Nevertheless, its motion is special where it vibrate, rotate and squeeze your problem area, giving you varied vibration/pressure. It makes you feel that this gadget is 'different' than the others. On top of that, it has a heating option which makes your tummy warm, and gives you the impression that you have workout for quite a while even though you were just 5 minits into the program.
uZap utilizes the patented Twin Power Osimotion (TPO) to give you an effective oscillating massage. TPO is a unique symmetrical Double-Point Massage Technology which is more in line with the naturally symmetrical human body. Its two rotating massagers provide a well-balanced treatment, zapping away unwanted fats at your tummy, buttocks, thighs and other areas more effectively.
...Heating function delights you with the warm comfort of heat therapy. Heat circulating around the essential points of contact helps improve blood circulation, chase away lactic acid and relieve muscles fatigue.
The 4 ventilation outlets fitted within the belt allow a quick regulation of heat, maintaining optimum performance while you zap....
A rhythmic massage programme which integrates different massage speeds and intensity.
After using the gadget for a full 10 mins, I can feel that my muscle at the tummy area is pretty stiff, exactly like the normal aftermath of my situp session. There is a slight tingling sensation where the salesperson says it is normal, explaining that this shows the device is working and burning fat.According to the salesperson, a 10 minits 'Zapping' session on the tummy is equivalent to 100 situps. Personally I think it is alot of bullshit, as I know my tummy can never stand the onslaught of 100 situps. I know my capability very well, I normally do 20 situps per session, 2 sessions a day and it is already killing me. Nevertheless, I do believe that this uZap has a benefit of toning your body after feeling the sensation at the tummy.
On a side note, I am kinda attracted to the Malaysian uZap spokewoman, body-perfect Marion as well as her Singapore counterpart. I think Fiona Xie looks better.
both pictures taken from KennySia.com
However, I am surprise to find out that OSIM Malaysian and Singapore has chose to market their uZap as a slimming product while their Australia and western counterpart marketed it as a massage belt, with no mention what so ever about its slimming attribute. Could this is pure marketing strategy? Or poor miscommunication? Nevertheless, it does raise eyebrow about its credibility.