FAQ – EMS FITNESS
Frequently Asked Questions About Body Time EMS Fitness Training.
What is EMS training?
EMS stands for the Electro Muscle Stimulation. From a technical perspective, EMS training is whole-body training based on sending the same electric impulses that the human brain sends when contracting the muscles. Notwithstanding, EMS training can reach and stimulate the deepest fibers of the muscles faster and more effective than the traditional physical workout.
How does EMS training work?
During a 20-minute EMS session, the made-in-Germany technology and well-adjusted frequency of the EMS device can stimulate all the major muscle groups which cannot normally be activated by the traditional workouts. In fact, you’re getting an extra intense training in a short amount of time, whilst moving less.
How long does an EMS training session take?
Typically, Body Time EMS training session lasts just 20 minutes. If it is your first time, the session will be double the usual time, as we will include a brief about the training and a full body checkup.
How many sessions should I do per week in order to see results?
Since it is an intense training, we recommend that our clients train once only per week. After each session, your body needs at least 72 hours of recovery during which it builds muscles and burns fats. In just a few sessions you will see great results as long as you go on a healthy diet.
Do I need to have any particular training equipment?
No, there is no need to bring anything with you. At Body Time EMS, we provide you with everything you need including a sanitized training suit and a towel for your shower after the training.
Can I combine EMS with the traditional workout?
Yes. Actually, it would be great if you combined both training programs. You just have to make sure that your muscles are recovered after each training session.
What can I benefit from EMS training?
Essentially, since a 20-minute EMS session can stimulate all the major muscle groups, it is the most effective training for losing weight, improving your fitness level, building lean muscles, additionally it is used as a rehabilitation method after injuries. EMS training can relieve the joints stress, reduce back pain and tighten the trouble areas in your body. Briefly, it is the fastest and easiest way to achieve all your fitness goals.
Why is EMS so effective?
With Body Time EMS training, 90% of your muscles get recruited altogether. The impulses reach the deepest muscle fibers which cannot be reached easily with the traditional workouts. Thus, a 20-minute EMS session equals 6 hours of physical workout, and its effect is 18 times higher than the conventional workout.
What requirements must one meet to use EMS?
In fact, no one needs any special requirements in particular. Every healthy person can make effective use of EMS. EMS training suits all people of all ages and fitness levels. Nevertheless, you just need to fill out a form notifying us of any special conditions that might prevent you from starting your first session.
Are there any medical conditions that might prevent me from using EMS training?
Almost all people can use EMS training, however, if you have a certain health condition that could prevent you, you need to get approval from your doctor. Unfortunately, people with the following conditions cannot use EMS:
· Heart pacemaker
· Severe circulatory disorder & arterial circulatory disorder
· Abdominal wall or an inguinal hernia
· Tumor diseases
· Arteriosclerosis in advanced stadium
· Diabetes mellitus
· Severe neurological illnesses (epilepsy, multiple sclerosis)
· Fever, acute bacterial or viral infections
Can I benefit from EMS training even if I have never trained before?
Yes, of course. Even if you have never trained, you can achieve visible and tangible results in a short period of time. After the training, you feel healthier and stronger because it improves the physical performance, endurance, and the maximal strength.
Are there any medical conditions that can be improved with EMS?
Absolutely yes, there are many scientific studies have proved that EMS can greatly relieve back pain and joints stress within a few sessions. It can also effectively help improve muscle imbalances. Moreover, it is the most effective to tighten the skin and tone the body after pregnancy. Most importantly, EMS has been being used by professional athletes for rehabilitation after the injuries.
Can I use EMS after pregnancy?
Yes, indeed you can. After a pregnancy, your muscle volume and strength decrease and the connective tissue is often overstretched. When it comes to gently rebuilding a specific muscle or muscle groups, Body Time EMS training can effectively target and engage the deepest parts of the muscles. Consequently, EMS also can tighten the sagging skin and remove the stretch marks that usually appear after pregnancy. However, it is extremely necessary to consult with your doctor before starting EMS training.
Is EMS good for weight loss?
Yes, of course. Body Time EMS training is the most efficient fitness technology for lasting weight-loss and fat burning. In fact, EMS training boosts your metabolism and speeds up the burning-calorie process. EMS can target the deeper muscle fibers building stronger muscles and burning the surrounding fats. Along with a healthy nutrition plan, you will burn the stubborn fats and lose weight quickly.
Can EMS training be a long-term fitness program?
Sure it can. EMS training should be used on a regular basis and in long-term. It is strongly recommended that you train regularly so that you can stay fit and healthy and keep your body toned.
Is the current used in EMS safe?
Yes, it is completely safe. The low-frequency electrical current used in the training doesn’t harm or hurt at all. Simply, the devices send the same impulses the brains send when contracting the muscles.
Are there any side effects for the electric impulses of EMS?
No. As shown in various official studies, there are no negative side effects for healthy individuals at all. Conversely, you can achieve all your fitness goals shortly and easily.
Can I get an electric shock during the workout?
No, never! It is impossible to get an electric shock during the training as the German-made devices send low-frequency current using a battery. The intensity of the generated impulses is maximum 0.05 Watt RMS. Therefore, there’s no concern in this regard at all.
Does the electric current harm my heart?
No. actually, the light impulses go gently through your skin targeting the deeper layer of the muscles, and there’s no way to reach any of your body organs. Hence, EMS never harms your heart.
Why is Body Time EMS only 20 minutes once per week?
Since EMS is an intense training, it contracts all your body muscles at once. Furthermore, Body Time EMS training has a great effect that lasts during the next 6 days to the session allowing the muscles to grow and the body to burn more fats.
Are there any studies on EMS training?
Yes, there are a number of official studies done by highly-experienced specialists. EMS technology has been being used over the last 3 decades and there are several published studies on EMS training and its benefits.
What distinguishes Body Time from other EMS providers?
In fact, Body Time introduced the concept of EMS training in UAE and is the market leader, providing the most effective, 20-minute high-intensity training. All customers have their own personal trainers who guide and help them achieve their fitness goals with tailored plans and targeted results. Technically, during the 20-minute EMS session, you’ll get the best out of EMS training.
Is there a Body Time EMS studio in my area?
Body Time EMS has a number of branches across the UAE. There are more than 80 professional, certified personal trainers guiding our customers to make their dreams come true. We are looking to expand in the near future thus covering more areas in the United Arab Emirates and abroad.
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