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EMS FACTS and INFO
between the types of TENS/EMS Stimulators
The EMS-179 is a portable muscle stimulation system for
use in the clinic, home or sports facility. As a battery or A/C powered
instrument, the EMS-179 works by transmitting electrical impulses through
the skin surface to the nerves that cause muscle contractions which are
very effective in the treatment of many acute and chronic conditions.
Electronic Muscle Stimulation (EMS) is a technologically advanced
science that uses very mild electrical current to passively exercise
your muscles and give you tone, definition, and a figure you can
easily maintain and sculpt in the comfort of your own home.
WHAT IS EMS?
Electronic Muscle Stimulation (EMS) is a revolutionary muscle
exercise concept for use in your own home. Our EMS systems are
portable, lightweight electronic units that have been scientifically
designed and proven to exercise body muscles fast, efficiently &
effectively through a series of stimulated contraction &
relaxation phases. For years Soviet and Eastern block Olympic
contenders have used muscle stimulators to build the same rippling
muscles that steroids promised.
Now the practice has finally reached the West. Once only available
to doctors and therapists, EMS is recommended for anyone
participating in bodybuilding, power lifting, martial arts, boxing,
or anyone simply wishing to achieve their optimal athletic physique.
EMS is used extensively throughout the world. The Medical Advisory
Committee has allowed the use of EMS systems by athletes since the
1972 Olympics. Bodybuilders, professional athletes, physiotherapists,
sports doctors and US/Canadian Track and Field athletes use EMS
systems to supplement their regular workout routines. Many doctors
use EMS units to aid in the rehabilitation of muscles following
injury and to ease patients chronic muscle spasms and pain.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
The EMS 4000 has four individually controlled outlets known as
channels. Each channel has two wire connections with two pads
attached at the end of each wire. The EMS unit delivers a gentle
electronic impulse to your muscles causing the muscle to contract. By
placing a pair of pads on a particular muscle group, your muscles
respond to the impulses that are generated by contracting and
relaxing rhythmically as instructed by you through the unit. When a
muscle contracts as a result of a unique EMS/TENS signal, the
chemical changes taking place within the muscles are similar to those
associated with voluntary contraction in "normal exercising". These
chemical reactions which result from muscle contractions utilizes
glycogen, fat and other nutrients stored in the muscle. These
resulting series of muscle contractions will enable an individual to
tone, strengthen, and combat flabbiness while improving contour. Just
strap it on while you're resting, reading, surfing the net or
watching T.V. and watch your body transform right before your eyes.