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EMS Group Training: A Dangerous Development With High Consumer Risk

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Group training is becoming increasingly popular as a fitness programme. In groups of varying size and under supervision of a single instructor, the athletes approach their limits or the given training goal. Many activities are now offered in this manner today. The most popular courses are aerobic, aquaFit, yoga, Pilates or cycling, but more intensive training programs like Bodypump or ...

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HFPA EMS Licence Trainer Courses

Leading educational institution for the Southern African fitness industry, HFPA will be presenting their EMS Licence Trainer Course on 19-20 August 2017 in Bedfordview and on 2-3 September at their Cape Town Campus. EMS training is a time-saving, highly effective training method which trains 90% of the skeletal musculature, including the deep lying layers, all at the same time. A ...

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EMS Training Helps Correct Muscular Imbalance

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There are few things more likely to interfere with normal muscle activity than an injury that leaves one with an arm or a leg immobilised by a cast for several weeks. Not only will the affected limb feel noticeably weaker once the cast is finally removed, but depending on the duration of inactivity, there are also likely to be visible ...

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Gain Lean Muscle Faster With EMS Training

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Perhaps the single biggest obstacle that prevents most people from achieving the sort of body they would really like is the sheer volume of time and effort involved. Most will have seen the fitness fanatics at work, and are well aware of the dedication needed by those who embark on a programme of traditional exercise. What’s stopping you? For the ...

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Body20 Wins Franchise Award

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By Liza Mijburgh The Franchise Association of South Africa’s Franchise Awards for Excellence in Franchising, sponsored by Sanlam and held as part of their annual Franchise Business Festival, honoured those franchise brands that have bucked the negative trends to show resilience and growth in these trying times. Commenting on the finalists and winners in the categories, Franchisor of the Year, ...

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EMS Training Caters To People Of All Ages

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The view that the quest for fitness is best left to the young is, sadly, one held by many of those who have passed what they perceive to be their prime.

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2017 Fitness Trends From FIBO

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FIBO 2017, the leading international trade fair for fitness, wellness and health, held in Cologne recently highlighted a number of key industry trends. Gerry Gerhardt, head of the Bodytec® Training Academy, who attended the expo, reports on the top trends evident this year at FIBO, where over 1,000 exhibitors from 49 nations, and 150,000 visitors gathered. Trend #1 “Muscle Stimulation”: ...

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3 Reasons to Try EMS Training

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Electro-muscle stimulation, or EMS training is challenging the belief that to achieve success you need to put in long hours, by demonstrating that great things can also be achieved by simply working smarter. Just because all physical exercise involves muscular contraction doesn’t mean that such action must be voluntary and the result of excessive physical effort. These contractions occur naturally ...

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Reasons to Consider EMS Training Over Conventional Exercise

By Bertus Albertse, Managing Director, Body20 EMS Studio Before making comparisons, it’s important to understand what is involved in electrical muscle stimulation (EMS). It is a modern adaptation of the electrical impulse effect the body creates to initiate a muscle contraction, which was first discovered by Luigi Galvani in 1761. The resulting contraction is no different from that produced during ...

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