CoolTone vs Emsculpt: Which is Better?

CoolTone vs Emsculpt: Which is Better?

With similar body contouring and toning options, figuring out which is right for you can be challenging. This is often the case with CoolTone and Emsculpt, two very popular treatments that deliver muscle definition. Let’s go through their similarities and differences so that you can make the best decision. 

CoolTone Strengthens Muscle Fibers

CoolTone uses advanced electromagnetic technology known as Magnetic Muscle Stimulation (MMS). This energy induces intense muscle contractions, which are far more powerful than contractions you generate on your own with a strength-training exercise. 

A CoolTone session builds muscle cells and strengthens existing fibers more rapidly than any amount of physical training. One simple, 30-minute treatment induces more than 20,000 powerful contractions, known as supramaximal contractions. If you were to accomplish this manually, you would have to do 20,000 sit-ups, lunges, squats, or biceps/triceps curls, depending on the target area. The results speak for themselves in these CoolTone before and after images.

You Can Treat Many Areas with CoolTone 

We all struggle with different areas of our body, which is why CoolTone is so well-loved. It lets you choose the exact spots to target for strengthening and toning.

CoolTone treatments build muscle mass and firm muscles in the:

Abdomen: The strengthening of a rock-hard core. Conditioned athletes or any adult wanting to perform better physically use CoolTone to build and tone the abdominal muscles. It also reduces belly fat and brings a more noticeably defined midsection. CoolTone is perfect for anyone striving for the coveted washboard abs.

Buttocks: A toned buttocks. CoolTone firms the booty and gives a subtle lifting effect making it a perfect non-surgical alternative to a butt-lift.

Legs and Arms: More defined thighs, calves, arms, and shoulders. CoolTone sculpts sexy, strong legs and arms in just 30 minutes. CoolTone might be the breakthrough you’re looking for if you struggle with a particular area!

How Long Does CoolTone Last?

For most patients, the dramatic improvements will last three to six months. You can maintain muscle definition with a healthy diet and exercise regimen. CoolTone gives your body the kickstart it needs, and it’s easier to reach your goals! Of course, you can always schedule routine CoolTone treatments to continue building your results. 

Emsculpt Promotes Muscle Development

Emsculpt uses a revolutionary High-Intensity Focused Electromagnetic (HIFEM) energy device. The treatment provides magnetic strength similar to that received during an MRI.

HIFEM stimulates muscle tissue, inducing powerful contractions in the muscles. This type of contraction is involuntary and significantly exceeds the tension you exert or maintain through physical exercises.

Areas You Can Treat with Emsculpt

Emsculpt is FDA-cleared to target four major muscle groups: the abdomen, buttocks, arms, and legs. Like CoolTone, many people use Emsculpt to avoid specific surgical procedures. Emsculpt not only defines, tones, and strengthens muscles, but it also burns away stubborn fat. 

During treatment, the HIFEM energy increases metabolic reactions, helping break down fat cells in the treatment area. The fat fuels the contractions felt during an Emsculpt session. Each contraction stimulates hyperplasia (the production of new muscle fibers and protein strands) and hypertrophy (the growth and development of existing muscle cells.)

Similarities Between Emsculpt and CoolTone

Both CoolTone and Emsculpt build, tone, and strengthen major muscle groups in the body. Each treatment achieves this by stimulating powerful muscle contractions. The contractions are known as supramaximal contractions, and each 30-minute treatment induces 20,000. Whether you select CoolTone or Emsculpt, your experience will involve no pain or downtime.

Both options have an impressive safety profile and no reported side effects. Any soreness or pain felt after treatments is similar to muscle strain after an intense workout.

Differences Between Emsculpt and CoolTone 

Allergan makes CoolTone and CoolSculpting, the most popular fat-freezing treatments on the market. BTL Aesthetics, the makers of Emtone and Emsella, makes Emsculpt. 

The significant differences between CoolTone vs. Emsculpt are:

  • Fat reduction: CoolTone enhances muscles. Emsculpt strengthens muscles and reduces fat.
  • Time on the market: Emsculpt was the first FDA-cleared procedure to build, strengthen, and tone muscles. CoolSculpting hit the market two years after Emsculpt, followed by CoolTone.
  • Energy to stimulate contractions: Both muscle-building treatments induce contractions in the muscle tissue. However, CoolTone uses Magnetic Muscle Stimulation (MMS), and Emsculpt uses Highly Focused Electromagnetic (HIFEM) energy. CoolTone claims to have 50% more magnetic intensity measured in tesla than Emsculpt.
  • Results time: Most patients require at least 4 weeks to see their Emsculpt results. CoolTone results need 3–4 weeks to appear, and progressive muscle building continues for 6 months after treatments.

Knowing the differences between the two muscle-building treatments can help you better determine your preference. Schedule a free consultation with Always Beautiful to ask any questions! During your consultation, you can speak in-depth with a specialist about both CoolTone and Emsculpt. 

CoolTone Near Me: CoolTone Body Contouring in the Denver Area

Our staff is highly knowledgeable about custom body contouring. We can assess your body to determine which treatment would provide you with the most optimal muscle-building results. We help men and women in the Denver, Littleton, Aurora, and surrounding areas achieve all their aesthetic goals. 

A CoolTone expert will evaluate your treatment area and discuss your aesthetic goals. If it’s right for you, a personalized plan that suits your budget and goals will be made.



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Ali McCoy
Ali McCoy

Meet Ali McCoy Stengel, LE, RN, BSN

Denver Area Aesthetic Injector, Speaker, and Trainer

My name is Ali and I am the founder, owner, and Master Nurse Injector at Always Beautiful® Medspa. I have been in medicine since 2002, although my passion for facial aesthetics began much earlier. Growing up with acne and self-esteem issues, it became my mission to help others feel comfortable in their skin. Bringing beauty and medicine together became the ultimate pairing to educate the patient, staff, and injector for a safe experience and natural results.

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