The Beginning of EMS Exercise from Feel Electric

The Beginning of EMS Exercise from Feel Electric

EMS Training – How it All Began

You might think of Electro Muscle Stimulation training as the ultimate modern exercise but actually EMS technology has a surprisingly long history. Humans have in fact been using the power of EMS for thousands of years. And no, we’re not exaggerating! EMS tech has of course evolved greatly from ancient times to the modern highly effective sessions that we can enjoy today. Read on for the past origins of EMS training and how it continues to develop today.

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If just one 20-minute EMS session a week at Feel Electric studios equals a 2-hour HIIT session, what are you waiting for? There’s only one way to feel the true power of EMS training and that’s to try it for yourself! Book a Free EMS Trial Online to Tone, Firm and Lose Weight with EMS Training.

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A History of the Enduring Power of EMS

Would you believe that EMS goes all the way back to 500BC? It is said that the Egyptians were the first to benefit from the pain-relieving properties of electricity; in their case with some fish species used to treat patients in extreme pain. And yes, one of those fish species was the electrical eel! The Greeks and Romans were also keen proto-EMS trainers during the height of their civilisations. But it was in 1745 that the first use of electric muscle stimulation therapy was documented by German doctor Altus Kratzstein. He was quickly followed by the famous Italian researcher Luigi Galvani who provided the first scientific evidence that electrical currents could activate muscle. His concept became known as Galvanism.

In the 19th century British scientist Michael Faraday designed the Faradization technique which used EMS to treat patients with motor paralysis. By the beginning of the 20th century this type of EMS therapy was used widely in London hospitals. However, it was at the 1976 Montreal Olympics where the EMS technology that is used today at Feel Electric really started to emerge. The Soviet scientist Dr Yakov Kots used EMS sessions to enhance the performance of USSR Olympic athletes’ for the Olympics. He publicly claimed up to 40% force gains in the Soviet athletes. That was a major turning point in the acceptance of EMS technology in mainstream fitness training. And today we’re getting the benefits of that EMS training development.

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EMS Exercise Today

From those ancient origins, EMS training and technology has evolved hugely. Today, not only is EMS exercise used widely by top athletes but it’s highly effective benefits are for everyone. The transformative fitness powers of EMS are available to the widest possible audience, not least at your local Feel Electric. Suitable for everyone no matter your age or level of fitness, with EMS exercise you’ll have more time to spend on your family, more time for your social life and more time for your hobbies. Just 20 minutes of EMS training will help you add lean muscle, lose unwanted weight and deliver toning results that conventional gyms just can’t compete with. Add in the pain relief benefits, the increased flexibility and mobility that EMS sessions offer and you have a modern-day miracle! EMS training has come a long way from its origins in 500 BC and it will continue to develop to match modern requirements.

Revolutionise Your Future Fitness with Feel Electric EMS

Now that you know all about the evolution of EMS training, do you want to try it for yourself? You don’t need any past lives; all you need is 20 minutes to spend on your health and fitness. Sign up to one of our free trial EMS sessions at your nearest Feel Electric today. And begin the transformation from your former self to a fitter future you.

Feel Inspired by Feel Electric EMS

If just one 20-minute EMS session a week at Feel Electric studios equals a 2-hour HIIT session, what are you waiting for? There’s only one way to feel the true power of EMS training and that’s to try it for yourself! Book a Free EMS Trial Online to Tone, Firm and Lose Weight with EMS Training.

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