Electric Muscle Stimulation (EMS) is a whole-body workout with hardly noticeable electric impulses that aims to help you burn calories at an accelerated rate.
EMS has been used by physiotherapists since the 1920’s. It is a whole-body workout with hardly noticeable electric impulses and is done for 20 minutes maximum once or twice a week. The electrical impulses enhance the workouts. EMS is completely different from a normal fitness workout. An electro muscle stimulation workout is the use of electric impulses that make your muscles contract whilst performing simple exercises.
EMS is both a combination of active and passive training. EMS stimulates the major muscle groups and helps to improve the motor connections to the brain so that even weaker muscles are activated.
Other benefits of EMS include increase in metabolic rate which is great for weight loss. It is also helpful for post pregnancy fitness, is a great addition for athletes and can benefit people of all kinds of ages.
After the COVID-19 pandemic, everyone has become health conscious and has started following a health regime. However, EMS is gaining much attention these days. as it involves everything, people need to work out. It makes it easier to exercise when you are not feeling energetic.
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