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A total of 600 muscles work in different combinations in the body. The muscles are slightly contracted and firm, which is called muscle tone. An exercise program including the health-related components of fitness (strength, muscle endurance, flexibility, cardio-respiratory) will improve muscle tone. The muscles become larger and muscle fibers become stronger as the muscles are challenged. Exercising three to four days a week will improve muscle tone. Alternating weight lifting days with aerobic activity is necessary for the muscle fibers to grow larger. It is important for the fibers to have periods of rest and healing between weight lifting workouts.
Heredity is an important factor in muscle tone. It determines the ratio and the types of muscle fibers in the body. There are two types: fast and slow twitch fibers. Fast twitch muscles work rapidly but tire quickly (sprinters). Slow twitch muscles work for a longer time without tiring (marathon runners). Exercise will increase muscle tone, but it will not change the types of fibers found in the body. However, without a workout program, the muscles will definitely lose muscle tone as a person ages, especially in the stomach and buttocks.

Tune-Up is an effective system for toning muscles. It is also an instructional program which teachers you how to reach a higher level of vitality through aerobic exercise with resistance combined with massage, acupressure, and reflexology utilizing a massage belt.

The massage belt is a handle design and is convenient to use for adults and children. The exercise routine stimulates acupressure points, blood circulation, reduces stress, and improves posture, coordination, muscle endurance and muscle tone. It can also be used to relax body muscles. The massage belt can be applied to different body parts.

Tune-Up combines all five important benefits:

Enjoyable – A pleasant, positive response from the program insures compliance.

Safe & Simple – Reaching your goals should not interfere with other health conditions.

The program is simple to follow.

Effective – In a shorter period of time you should be able to reach all goals.

The energy you spend during the exercise program is applied for achieving more health benefits.

Universal - The exercise can be applied to different areas of the body to reach

different goals by people with different conditions, age, life style, etc.

Affordable - The price is a reasonable one-time payment.

You can start TUNE-UP with just a 2-minute session.

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