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So, in the third part of my Modius review, I answer the question that I’ve been asked — countless times — since I started testing it. Does Modius work?
Since I began trialling the Modius device back in March, and wrote my initial thoughts, I’ve had lots of people asking how I’m feeling?
Have I lost weight? Is it worth the money?
And the million dollar question…
Does Modius work?
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So Does Modius Really Work?
Well, up ’til now, I’ve been quite cagey about my answers.
Making a sweeping statement about anything — before I’ve really had a chance to properly test it out — isn’t something I feel comfortable doing.
But not only that, in this instance, it’s surely subjective?
When it comes to weight-loss, there doesn’t seem to be a blanket method, that works for everyone.
Some people have higher metabolism than others, which makes weight-loss swifter.
Other people have a lot of weight to lose, which I always think makes the initial weight-loss seem much more than someone who has just a few pounds to shift.
These disparities were clear in our Modius review group too; some people managed to start off on a really high level, whilst I couldn’t manage more than level 1 or 2 for the first month.
But, even though I suffer terribly with motion sickness, I coped really well with the ‘swaying’ sensation; which you experience when you wear the Modius headset; whilst a few people in the group never got used to it and remained on a very low level throughout the three month trial.
Ultimately, I don’t think it would be right to say, categorically, that Modius works. Or doesn’t.
All I can do is give you my results and talk about my own experiences.
My Modius Results After Three Months
So straight in there with what you want to hear; does Modius work?
Well — truthfully — I haven’t seen a significant weight-loss.
At one point, I thought I’d lost 4lb in a week.
I was convinced that Modius had started to work it’s magic. But I’d weighed myself on the scales at my friend’s house. Big mistake. As when I got home, my scales were showing I was +4lb.
But as well as weight, I also measured myself each month — which we were advised to do — but haven’t shown any change in measurements either.
Am I disappointed?
Will I carry on using Modius?
Yes, I think so. Because, despite having not any lost weight (yet); my snacking has definitely been curbed since I’ve been using the Modius headset. Unquestionably.
I put this down to drinking more water though (as one of the Modius side effects is increased thirst); so I’m naturally not as hungry during the day.
Plus — at night after supper — when I’d generally want something sweet, I’ve been using the headset; which made me not want to eat.
So surely, surely, if I carry on, not snacking and drinking loads of water, I’ll start to see a difference in my weight eventually?
Is Modius a Magic Cure For Weight-loss?
I’ve struggled with maintaining a steady weight since my late teens. I’ve yo-yoed back and forth and — now I’m in my mid 40s — I’m finding it harder and harder to lose weight; (even though gaining can be done without any effort at all).
I think I was secretly hoping that Modius was going to be the answer to all my prayers; a magic weight-loss cure, that would miraculously help me to offload the 28lb that I so desperately want to lose.
But ultimately, I think the only sure-fire way to lose weight — and shed those inches — is to eat less and move more.
Would I Recommend The Modius Slim?
So would I recommend Modius? Well, the cost is pretty high. The headset and charger (plus 150 pads and 100 alcohol wipes, which is enough for 75 Modius sessions) will set you back £369.00. It’s not cheap.
But, on a positive note, you too can trial Modius for 90 days, risk free. And if it doesn’t work for you, you can get your money back!
I think this is a no-brainer.
It’s definitely worth the initial outlay, in case you’re in the 80% of people that Modius works for.
And even though I seem to be in the 20% minority, the thing that I keep coming back to is the fact that, when we went on holiday in April, I put a single lb on (over the two and a half weeks that we were in the US).
Modius Slim For The Win (Albeit a Small One)
I wrote about this in my second review post and — even though I’m disappointed not to have seen a significant weight-loss after 90 days— to maintain my weight whilst on holiday in the USA is unheard of for me.
So I’m taking that as a win.
A small one but a win, nonetheless.
This is a paid post but all thoughts, words and images — as ever — are entirely my own.
Caro Davies is a former art-director turned writer and content-creator, and editor behind UK lifestyle blog The Listed Home. She writes about home-related topics, from interiors and DIY to food and craft. The Listed Home has been featured in various publications, including Ideal Home, Grazia, and Homes & Antiques magazines.