FAQ 2017-05-15T08:12:48+00:00

EMS TRAINING IS NEW TO NEW ZEALAND

It is a worldwide recognised workout alternative with enormously positive feedback across various demographics. At fu/nis, our EMS trainers can create a session to cater to your needs, whether you come from an athletic background or have no history in exercise related activity. EMS training is able to help you achieve your health & fitness goals, whether they are improving strength, speed, losing weight, or generally just becoming a fitter and healthier you.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Improve strength, power, speed and tone your body in a session of just 20 minutes. Thanks to the EMS technology, in this short time you will train your body as you would in 60-90 minutes of conventional training in the gym. You can strengthen the deeper layers of muscle, which also helps to improve your posture and prevent back pain, whilst being gentle on your joints. This makes EMS training a fitness tool for everybody from 18 to 70 years.
EMS stands for Electro-Muscle Stimulation. This means that the skeletal muscles are contracting through the effect of low-frequency electric impulses (they do not affect smooth muscles such as major organs). It is no different to conventional training or daily activities, where the muscles are contracted and controlled by electrical signals sent by the Central Nervous System (CNS) however EMS training mimics what your brain normally does but at a higher rate, making it more efficient. The agonist, antagonist and deeper-lying muscles are all simultaneously stimulated. As a result users are able to gently and effectively train both specific muscle groups as well as their whole body.
In an initial session,

  • We discuss your personal fitness goals
  • Familiarise you with the impulses and
  • Give you a trial of the EMS workout.

When you come for your regular 20minutes training session to achieve your agreed individual training goals, you

  • Change into the EMS gear and
  • You will be guided through your workout by our friendly EMS trainer.

Your regular session will take in total 30 minutes including getting in and out of your EMS gear. Perfect for lunch breaks, before, after or even in between work.

Not a lot at all. You need sports shoes, a towel (we provide them too) and a drink. Everything else is there.
Keep hydrated throughout the day. We advise that your last meal is consumed no sooner than 2 hours prior to your scheduled session, so that you are sufficiently “fuelled” for your workout. This also allows your stomach time to digest before an intense workout.
Gradually throughout the day your muscles may begin to feel fatigued and heavy, which is when it is important to remain hydrated and eat nutritious food to help replenish the muscles. Delayed onset of muscle soreness is generally felt 24 hours after the training session, and can remain for 48-72 hours. During this time, it is beneficial to gently stretch any tight areas and keep up light activity to keep the blood flowing to these muscles.
No. The training is safe. Electro Muscle Stimulation is not a new trend, as it has been used since the 1960’s in rehabilitation and over years by physios, osteopaths and many other different health professionals. The low-frequency impulse exclusively activates the striated skeletal muscles. Organs and the heart are not reached.

We are using the products of the market leader miha bodytec ® from Germany, who have a long history in this field and are constantly working with universities and certified bodies to ensure safety and efficiency.

You don’t need to be an athlete to do EMS training. Most people can use EMS, however if you have some of the following conditions EMS may not be allowed or only with clearance of your doctor:

Pregnant, medical implants, epilepsy, circulatory disorders, bleeding disorders, particular diseases, severe neurological disorders, acute bacterial or viral infections, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, respiratory ailments, cancer

That can depend on the frequency of training sessions, lifestyle, diet etc. However results are generally be recognised in the short time of just 4 weeks.
Your muscles experience in EMS training a much more intensive training stimuli. You get a full-body workout through the simultaneous tensioning of all major muscle groups and the stabilising muscles which are hard to reach with classic methods.  Your body is worked against higher intensity and tires quicker, thus only needing 20 minutes of workout time.

Additionally, EMS training targets the whole body at once due to the electrode placement on the EMS gear.

We recommend to do 1 to 2 sessions per week due to the high intensity nature. Allow for 48 hours of rest between each EMS session.
Yes, in fact, many famous professional athletes use EMS alongside of their sports-specific training. As EMS training enables very deep muscular contractions, this helps build a strong foundation of strength that can then be used in other forms of exercise. EMS training allows for sports-specific movements which will additionally help any athlete in training for their particular sport.

Please give yourself 48 hours between each EMS session especially during the first few weeks to allow for muscular soreness while your body/ muscles adapt.

Yes. To maintain and increase strength in your muscles, you should have a regular workout routine. If you do not workout over an extended period of time, the muscles will be reduced to the original status (scientifically known as atrophy). EMS can be your only form of exercise or you can add it to your sport routine to improve strength, power and improve fitness all in one. The longer you do it, the more beneficial for you!

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We offer you 3 trial sessions for $99 and have flexible session packages to suit your needs and help you to reach your fitness goals.

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