EMS for Athletes

Elevating Your Game: EMS for Peak Athletic Performance

Athletes are constantly striving to push their limits and achieve peak performance. While traditional training methods are essential, Whole Body Electrical Muscle Stimulation (WB-EMS) can be a game-changer, offering a unique approach to enhance strength, speed, recovery, and overall athletic prowess. Here’s how WB-EMS can benefit athletes, backed by published studies:

Boosting power and speed:  WB-EMS can activate deeper muscle fibers, leading to increased strength and explosiveness. This translates to improved power output, faster sprints, and more powerful jumps, giving athletes an edge in their respective sports. A study published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research found that WB-EMS combined with traditional plyometric training significantly improved jump performance in athletes compared to a control group.

Enhanced endurance:  By stimulating muscle contractions throughout the body, WB-EMS workouts can build strength and endurance more efficiently than traditional methods. This translates to better performance during training sessions and competitions. Research published in Frontiers in Physiology suggests that WB-EMS training can also improve VO2 Max.

Faster recovery and reduced injury risk:  WB-EMS can improve blood flow and reduce muscle soreness, accelerating recovery times after intense training. Additionally, the controlled muscle activation can help improve proprioception (body awareness) and neuromuscular coordination, potentially reducing the risk of injuries. A study in the Journal of Sports Science and Medicine found that WB-EMS applied after exercise sessions helped reduce muscle soreness and improve recovery in athletes.

Targeted training:  WB-EMS allows for targeted muscle stimulation, enabling athletes to focus on specific muscle groups that require extra attention. This can be particularly beneficial for addressing weaknesses or imbalances that could hinder performance. For instance, a study published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health showed that WB-EMS could effectively target and strengthen core muscles in amateur golfers. In some instances EMS fitness helped to reduce lower back pain. 

WB-EMS as a complementary tool:  While WB-EMS offers a powerful training method, it’s best used alongside traditional training programs. By incorporating WB-EMS strategically, athletes can optimize their workouts and reach their full potential.

Maintaining strength during injuries: Injuries are an unfortunate reality for athletes. WB-EMS offers a unique benefit in such situations. Because it stimulates muscle contractions without requiring joint movement, WB-EMS can be used to maintain muscle strength even in areas surrounding an injury. This helps minimize muscle atrophy (wasting) and ensures a faster return to full training once the injury heals.

We hope to see you soon at our Newport Beach location: 

419 E 17th Street, Costa Mesa, CA, 92627.

If you want to try EMS, please book an intro session at our Newport Beach studio or contact us at info@bodybuzzfit.com.


Managing Director