What is EMS?
How does it work?
EMS (Electrical Muscle Stimulation) is a full-body workout with the help of external electronic impulses. During a conventional workout, your muscles contract using electrical impulses (bioelectronics); with EMS this effect is intensified and you can achieve greater results in a shorter period of time.
Build muscles and increase strength
With EMS, you only need 20 minutes of training per week to get in shape and to reach your fitness goals. In addition, EMS reduces the risk of injury in comparison to conventional workouts where incorrect techniques, particularly with heavy weights, can lead to injury.
According to studies, EMS can increase maximum strength by 8-9% after completing just 4 EMS training sessions. Maximum dynamic strength can be increased by an average of 17%. With 6 weeks of EMS training, static and dynamic strength endurance improves significantly.
Increase endurance and speed
Studies have shown that endurance performance improved by 71% and perceived general performance increased by 84% with EMS Training.
Effective endurance training aims to increase the density of mitochondria and the number of capillaries; therefore, blood circulation and oxygen supply increase. EMS Programs focus on low electric frequencies with short individual pulses that switch between tension and relaxation. This boosts circulation to the muscles and surrounding tissue, builds new capillaries and results in a better supply of nutrients to the muscles. You will build lean muscle mass while burning fat at the same time!
Support weight loss
When only exercising 20 minutes per week, you cannot lose excess bodyfat without also sticking to a certain diet. EMS combined with a burger or pizza everyday doesn‘t work. EMS Fitness Factory offers you the best consultancy service to achieve your goals, no matter if you are looking to lose weight and/or body fat or if you just want to feel better and change or stick to a healthy lifestyle.
The more muscle mass you have, the higher your metabolic rate meaning you burn more calories. Therefore, maintaining and increasing muscle mass is the main factor behind reducing body fat. EMS Training stimulates more than 90% of your muscles at the same time, boosting your metabolism and helping you lose body fat more easily.
Studies prove that excess body fat was lost, especially at the waist and hips, while muscles were built in the legs, upper arm and chest simultaneously. Additional effects are reduction of cellulite, improved blood circulation, tightened connective tissue and tight skin. Together with a well-balanced diet, you will reach your goal in no time.
Therapy and Rehabilitation
This is the most common problem in today’s world and can be reduced, even cured, by EMS. With EMS you stimulate your deep-seated muscle groups, often very difficult to target with conventional treatment, which will be activated and strengthened, therefore compensating for any imbalances. EMS also has a “relaxation effect” as different frequencies and parameters are used to promote recovery of the muscles.
EMS is successfully used for Rehabilitation Therapy after injury or an operation in order to develop and preserve the muscles. As EMS Training is gentle on joints, muscle development can be carried out soon after having an operation.
Studies from the University of Bayreuth, Germany proved that EMS combats back ailments very effectively. The deep muscles are engaged and stimulated, making EMS training methods time-saving, highly effective, and whole-body workouts that generate positive health effects, both therapeutic and preventive.
From the 49 people with back ailments who took part in the study:
Improve Athletic Performance
- Increased performance capacity was observed in 84% of participants.
- Maximum strength was increased by 17% after only 4 training sessions.
- Considerable increase in endurance was observed in 71% of participants.
- After 12 sessions, strength-endurance training values rose by 108%.
- In comparison to traditional weight training, EMS is 40% more intensive.