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Healthy Living Starts With FitTec20 EMS

FitTec20 EMS Fitness Studio brings cutting-edge technology to the Johannesburg health and fitness industry. FitTec20 is a professional, wireless EMS fitness studio with intelligence. A personal trainer guides every step of your training, ensuring you get the full benefit of every workout. Your customised EMS workout targets all muscle groups simultaneously and amplifies your effort.

FitTec20 EMS has the perfect fitness solution for the busy professional or parent who values his or her time. Build core strength and a slimmer, more toned body. In just 20 minutes with one of our qualified trainers, you’ll have accomplished more than you would after hours at a traditional gym.

WHAT IS ELECTRIC MUSCLE STIMULATION (EMS)?
EMS is the elicitation of muscle contraction using electric impulses.

Does it sound to scientific? It’s actually quite simple. The impulses are generated by a device and delivered through electrodes to the skin surface above the muscles to be stimulated. The impulses cause the muscles to contract, so the result is similar to the actual movement and regular contractions of the muscles. EMS training can be used for conditioning and strengthening of muscles, it is truly the training of the 21st century. Bonus: EMS is also an effective anti-cellulite treatment, working to positively break down problem fat accumulation in the body.

Whether you would like to save time, build muscle, relieve back problems and achy joints, improve your overall health or simply shape up for summer, we believe that we have the perfect EMS fitness solution for you.

You want more advantages? Train with up to 5 people in the first of its kind FitTec20 EMS Group Class - double the fun and cost effective!

Book a session with one of our expert FitTec20 EMS trainers today! We look forward to welcoming you to FitTec20 EMS Fitness Studio.

Yours in Health, Claudette and the FitTec20 Team

It's the 21st-century training: It's EMS training.


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Research and Statistics

Electrical Muscle Stimulation, or EMS, is the stimulation of muscle contraction using electric impulses. By activating muscle contraction via electrical stimuli, EMS trains your muscles in a way that traditional physical workouts cannot. In EMS training, electrical pulses activate the muscles externally. For the targeted muscle, it makes no difference whether the electric stimuli originates from the brain or electrodes. In both cases the muscle contracts. EMS sessions help reach deeper muscle tissue and do not affect the joints. That results in many lasting benefits!

Research studies from the Bayreuth University in Germany report the following results after a six-week training program with EMS:

• EMS training effectiveness is 18 times higher than conventional workouts.

• 20 minutes of EMS training is as effective as 90 minutes of traditional strength training.

• Over 30% of participants reported their recurring back problems had disappeared.

• 75% showed improvement in incontinence problems, while 33% of these participants were cured of it altogether.

• Maximum strength ability increased by 12%, while endurance/fitness levels improved by 69%.

• 85% of people tested felt an improvement in their body shape and 90% ranked the EMS training method as positive.

• Training with higher intensity produced effective results, especially with participants who suffered from recurring pain and other ailments.


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Back Pain?

Our clients benefit from back pain relief! That’s because our EMS suits are lined with electrodes along the spinal column, which stimulates those rarely trained back muscles. The strengthening of these muscles via electrical stimuli often leads to less strain on the back, better posture, and relief from back pain.

EMS training has its roots in the medical field. Initially used to help patients in their recovery from injuries or to help with the reduction of pain-related symptoms. EMS research from Germany concludes that electrical stimulus activates the major muscle groups and more importantly, the deeper muscle groups which are difficult to activate through conventional training methods.

The research participants not only reported a reduction of back pain (88.7% of all participants) but also felt an improvement in their mood, vitality and well-being. FitTec20 EMS an effective and time saving way to improve your overall health!

Reap the benefits and relieve back problems at FitTec20 EMS Fitness Studio!


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Strengthen Your Pelvic Floor Muscles!

A crucial benefit of the EMS-assisted training appeared to be the indirect strengthening of pelvic floor muscles achieved through stimulating the adductors and the nerves supplying the pelvic floor muscles, which also run past areas with the electrodes targeting the abdomen and buttocks.

Over 90% of participants who trained intensively exhibited huge improvements in their symptoms. Statistics for alleviating urinary incontinence symptoms in 49 participants, covering six weeks, with two sessions done per week:

75.8% reduction in stress urinary incontinence
33.3% completely UI-free
50% reported significant improvements in their symptoms

EMS appears as a method of choice when the time available for strengthening program is
limited and also it provides diversity and variability in the training program, which might enhance athlete’s motivation.
— Gondin et al., European Journal of Applied Physiology, Oct 2011, Vol. 111(10), pp. 2473-87.