EMS FACT CHECK
EMS training has established itself as a popular alternative to conventional strength training. There is a lot of information floating around about EMS training. We want to give you a brief insight into the scientific literature, so you have a clear picture!
SAFETY FIRST - UPDATED GUIDELINES
Position statement and updated international guideline for safe and effective EMS training - the need for common sense in WB-EMS application
FACT CHECK 1 - PERFECT FOR YOUR BACK
Various studies prove the effectiveness of supervised EMS training for back pain. Less pain and more quality of life!
FACT CHECK 2 - MOTIVATING
Little time and no motivation for sports? We all know how that feels. Fortunately, EMS training can help with lasting effect! This has even been scientifically proven.
FACT CHECK 3 - IDEAL TRAINING FREQUENCY: ONCE A WEEK
Regeneration plays a crucial role in training. Due to the high effectiveness of EMS training, rest periods should be strictly adhered to in order to prevent overload or injury.
FACT CHECK 4 - MAINTAINS QUALITY OF LIFE
Stay fit and healthy into old age. EMS Personal Training has been proven to help maintain quality of life. Effective, easy on the joints and repeatedly proven by studies.
FACT CHECK 5 - NOT FOR PRIVATE USE
EMS training alone at home? Absolutely not! The technology belongs in specially trained hands. Individual coaching and personal instruction are essential to your training success.
FACT CHECK 6 - CERTIFICATE OF PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE ALSO FOR PERSONAL USE!
As of 01.01.2023, the certificate of professional competence within the scope of the NiSV will be mandatory for EMS users in Germany. This also applies to self-users who are provided with a device by their commercial operator.
FACT CHECK 7 - THE RIGHT INTENSITY IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN COMPLEX EXCERCISES!
Simple and effective. Any EMS session should focus on finding the right intensity and correct body tension. Beware of overcomplicated exercises.
FACT CHECK 8 - THE FITNESS ALTERNATIVE
Don't feel like going to the gym? No problem! EMS Personal Training is the ideal alternative. And this has even been scientifically studied and proven!
FACT CHECK 9 - ADDITONAL WEIGHTS DON'T ADD ANY BENEFITS!
Leave the weights on the rack! Scientific studies have not confirmed any additional training success through the use of weights in EMS training.