Working out specifically strength training is the key to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Your body benefits from regular activity. However, everyone needs to integrate workouts that involve strength training. What are some benefits of strength training, and how can EMS workouts contribute to your strength training regime?
What is Strength Training?
Fundamentally, strength is the foundation for all the workout programs that you are involved in. No matter your fitness goals, you should have strength training as part of your program.
Simply put, strength training is a type of physical activity that uses resistance in the form of your body’s weight or various external weights to build your overall strength and increase the size of your skeletal muscles. The best part is that strength training can be done in your home, at a gym, or even while walking in the park.
It is full of basic functional movements, like lifting, pushing, and pulling, to build coordination and muscle needed for everyday activities.
The strength training tools can be as simple as your body weight, or you can move into dumbbells, kettlebells, and barbells. It has a lot of health benefits, even though it used to be associated primarily with bodybuilding and weightlifting.
Strength training is essentially where you overload your muscles, so they adapt and get stronger. Regular strength and resistance training are good for people of all ages and fitness levels. It can help to prevent a loss of lean muscle mass, which naturally occurs as we age. Regular strength training can also benefit those with chronic health conditions, including heart conditions, arthritis, or obesity.
What Is an EMS Workout?
EMS workouts stimulate your muscles while you do a light workout. Over the course of 20 minutes, your muscles are contracted repeatedly, even those muscles you might not be able to stimulate during a normal workout.
A regular 20-minute EMS workout can provide the same level of physical activity you would get during a 90-minute exercise session by activating 350 muscles, including hard-to-reach stabilizer and underactive muscles. You are simultaneously training all your major muscle groups so muscular imbalances can be corrected. It is a whole-body training session, focusing on the areas you want to give more attention to.
EMS workouts can be tailored to meet your specific fitness goals. With that in mind, let’s talk about how an EMS workout can complement your strength training and help you to achieve greater results.
How Can Your EMS Workout Help Your Strength Training
When you are doing strength training as part of your weekly workouts, you tend only to be able to focus on one area of your body at a time. You must spend more time in the gym to get the desired results. Even with all the time spent in the gym, it can still take weeks or even months before you start to see the effect of all your hard work.
With EMS workouts, you are getting all the benefits of strength training, but you are not limited to targeting just a few muscle groups with each workout session. Instead, you can target all the major muscle groups of your body in one workout session. That means strength training is happening along with your EMS workout. No need for an additional workout session to address your strength training goals. You are getting cardio and strength training in one session.
Your WB20 EMS personal trainer will come to you, providing a way to enjoy your workout in your favorite setting. It also makes it easier to get a workout in during the day because it takes just 20 minutes. Plus, each 20-minute session can be completed without a trip to the gym.
If you struggle to reach your strength training goals, you might find it easier to schedule two EMS workouts in a week. You might be surprised at how much of a difference on how your body feels after just a few of these EMS workouts.
As you can see, EMS workouts allow you to build muscle through stimulation, along with lifting, pushing, and pulling exercises to achieve the desired results. If you want to get into strength training or add strength to your workouts, EMS workouts can be a great way to do just that.
If you are interested in trying an EMS workout, our team is ready to help. Contact us today to schedule your first session today.
WB20 provides a whole-body EMS workout in 20 minutes with the next evolution in fitness. Our physical trainers can work with you to target your areas of concern. With the latest technology, our team can help you increase your strength, improve your metabolism, and work 95% of your muscles. Workout smarter, not harder.