Is EMS something for me?

Exercise, using electro-stimulation – that doesn’t sound normal but, tens of thousands of people are already training with the “Electric Muscle Stimulation” (EMS). Maybe you are asking yourself: is EMS something for me, if …

  • 1. ... I have little time to exercise?

    Your diary is always full and time for yourself and your needs are getting less and less? If so then spending precious free time in the gym isn’t too appealing. The Advantage of EMS: 20 minutes of training per week is enough to get fit and stay fit - even with ambitious goals. So, training at Bodystreet means there is still plenty of time to really enjoy the after-work hours.

  • 2. ... I'm just totally un-sporty?

    Hate the thought of sprinting for a bus or a train and you’ve no idea when your last jogging session was? Lonely workouts in the gym are just not your thing? At Bodystreet your personal trainer will adapt the training to suit your individual need. So, no matter what fitness level you are Bodystreet is a perfect fit for you.

  • 3. ... I'm overweight?

    No problem. While additional adipose tissue (fat cells) reduce the amount of EMS pulse that enters the muscle, those who are overweight benefit from the fast-tracking result of EMS training. And in contrast to other sports, because EMS training is low impact, compared to other forms of fitness training, stressed joints are spared addition stress.

  • 4. ... I am already very active in sports?

    You are already active and regularly keeping fit - so why do EMS training? Quite simply; the training at Bodystreet is a great supplement to conventional training – giving better or quicker results which, is why EMS training has been used for decades by high-performance athletes. EMS also offers a time-saving alternative to conventional strength training.

  • 5. ... I am older?

    As we grow older, we lose muscle mass and bone density and gain fat. We notice this in everyday tasks such as climbing stairs or shopping, but diseases such as osteoporosis can develop. Many forms of sport or exercise are no longer an option for older people because of the higher loads and stress to joints. EMS is ideal for older individuals because it builds muscle and stimulates the metabolism.

  • 6. ... I am still very young?

    So, if there is no limit to the top - what about the other end of the age scale? Young people from the age of 16 can start with EMS training, but have to have their parents' consent. For young people, who are otherwise reluctant to move, EMS can be a great balance and a good start into the sport.

  • 7. ... am I suffering from a chronic illness?

    It depends. Anyone suffering from constant back pain, for example, can definitely benefit from the Bodystreet training - EMS has been used for decades in physiotherapy. Even after surgery, EMS training can help with muscle recovery. However, there are also some contraindications, for example pre-existing conditions such as epilepsy or cardiovascular diseases that may not allow clients to use EMS. In general, it is always advisable to have an initial consultation with your Bodystreet trainer.

  • 8. ... I want to train cost-conscious?

    Quality training has its price. And whilst there are many low cost gyms, you pay extra for each additional service. At Bodystreet there is a clear price system. You can train with us from just £19.99 - advice and personal trainer included.

  • 9. ... I am very impatient?

    Then the EMS training would suit you very well! With minimal time expenditure, you will see results quickly: A study of the sports university Cologne showed EMS gave muscle growth of 14 per cent after just six months of training.

  • 10. ... I have just given birth?

    After child birth, the abdominal wall can be worn, the pelvic floor weakened and possibly a little extra weight is being carried by Mum. EMS training is ideal for post-natal recovery: Not only can you train the pelvic floor muscles, but also tighten the stomach and buttocks. However, the training can only begin six weeks after birth, or after a caesarean-section; eight weeks after birth.