In 2023, the United States faced a surge in obesity rates, with all states crossing the 20% threshold. Shockingly, 22 states reported that over 35% of their populations were grappling with obesity, a stark contrast to a decade ago. This rise in obesity comes with significant health consequences, including an increase in obesity-related cardiac events. This article delves into the role of Ozempic and similar GLP-1 drugs in managing obesity, their effectiveness, side effects, and the importance of a multifaceted approach that includes innovative fitness technologies like GYM IN A BOX ToneUp15 ®️.
WHAT IS EMS FITNESS?
International TV Star , Model & Rapper Sara Dastjani staying in shape with GYM IN A BOX Whole Body Workout Set and Celebrity Trainer Nino Cristiani
What does EMS stand for
EMS can stand for Electro Muscle Stimulation, Electromyostimulation, Electronic Muscle Stimulation, Electric Muscle Stimulation, E-STIM.
Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS) is a remarkable, scientifically proven, FDA-cleared method of fitness training that delivers rapid results, while preventing undue stress on your joints and ligaments. Research has shown that EMS Workouts are more effective than conventional weight training, while enhancing muscle tone and performance in only 15 minutes twice a week.
The benefits of Whole Body ( WB) EMS Workouts are striking. Studies have shown Electrical Muscle Stimulation workouts to increase strength, endurance and agility in users, while decreasing back pain, body tension and depression.
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CLINICALLY PROVEN and equally fun
Clinical results of Whole-Body EMS show that EMS helps increases muscle and strength, slow the process of bone loss, and mimics intense exercise while remaining low-impact.
Through our program, you will:
- Gain strength
- Lose fat & rev up your metabolism
- Improve your balance and agility
- Increase your flexibility
- Gain confidence in your body & skills
- Protect your joints
- Feel safe and supported every step of the way
- Save time — it only takes 20 minutes twice per week
The True Full-Body Workout
The result is a series of muscle contraction throughout all ten major muscle groups and a large number of individual muscles. In just 15 minutes with GYM IN A BOX miniaturized EMS, you get a full-body workout that engages >90% of the major muscle fibers in your body.
In just 15 minutes, whole-body EMS Workouts also allow for the training of compound movements such as golf or baseball swings, jumping, sprinting, dribbling, or everyday functional exercises. Electrical Muscle Stimulation is the contraction of muscles through the use of electrical impulses. By stimulating your muscles to contract, the muscles respond as if you were lifting weights, thereby building muscle, burning calories, and increasing strength. During a session you will wear a suit with built-in electrodes over your major muscle groups and then be connected to a device that produces the stimulation.
American Gladiator Mayhem” William Romeo training with GYM IN A BOX Full Body Workout Gear
Silvie Meis, European TV Star & Model
The electrical muscle stimulation suit will stimulate muscles that often are left neglected, even during the most vigorous of workouts, to ensure that you are getting a total body workout. A regular exercise session, even one that constantly changes exercise types to attack different muscle groups, cannot match something as precisely targeted as EMS workouts. If you’re looking to achieve results beyond your wildest dreams, it’s time to give electrical muscle stimulation workouts a try.
Who Uses EMS
EMS Workouts gained widespread acceptance among the general public in Europe in the early 2000’s. Soon, professional sports teams like Real Madrid followed, and Whole-Body EMS Workouts became a staple training method for pro soccer players. Usain Bolt famously incorporated Whole-Body EMS Workouts into his training regimen ahead of setting multiple world records at the 2008 Olympic Games. Around 2010, Whole-Body EMS Fitness went mainstream in Europe where there are currently more than 5,000 EMS studios utilizing the technology. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently cleared our EMS training equipment for use in non-medical exercise settings here in the U.S. Because EMS Fitness is so efficient and effective, it is loved by countless athletes (Usain Bolt, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Mike Tyson, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Jose Maria Olazabal), celebrities (Madonna, Tom Holland, Oscar Isaac), and models (Heidi Klum, Adriana Lima, Ashley Graham, Diana Moric, Elsa Hosk, Lindsay Ellingson, Alessandra Ambrosio, Romee Strijd).
EMS and Postpartum
Medical studies have shown users to gain lean muscle mass, improve physique and even increase bone density. Full-Body EMS Workouts are also known to strengthen the pelvic floor and reduce postpartum incontinence in women.
The History of EMS Workouts
German Reality Star Nicole Müller “ Die Kings” flying into L.A. to get 1on2 EMS Training with Celebrity Trainer Nino Cristiani
EMS in its early stages was used to rehabilitate muscles after an injury or surgery. In the 1960s, EMS was often used to prevent skeletal muscle atrophy. With advances in EMS technology, its use became increasingly popular for treating patients who sustained central nervous system impairment secondary to brain injury.
Europeans have been using electrical muscle stimulation to train elite athletes since the 1970s. In the 1980s, researchers developed units with an improved ability to modulate a variety of electrical waveforms. It is also commonly used to strengthen the extremities of patients who have had orthopedic surgery. With further technical developments, EMS progressed from a local (single muscle) stimulation to Whole-Body EMS (WB-EMS) where multiple muscle groups are stimulated simultaneously through an electrode-lined bodysuit.
This advanced WB-EMS system allows for more comfort, ease of use, and faster results in rehabilitating patients with musculoskeletal diseases as well as improving body composition and muscle function in otherwise healthy people.
Pioneers in this cutting edge technology are Nino & Nika Cristiani who have been incorporating EMS over 25+ years in their fitness & sports rehabilitation businesses. In 2015, they brought the first EMS - 1on1 Personaltraining & Celebrity Training gym to the US “ E-Balance PowerGym” and started developing their own devices called GYM IN A Box ®️. In the height of the pandemic, when their gym business was shot down, they launched the first of their meanwhile awarded high-tech MicroCurrent smart apparel BodySculpting line “GYM IN A BOX “ , breaking glass ceilings and helping thousands of people all over the world getting back in shape from the comfort of their home.
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The Impact of Obesity on Health
The increase in obesity rates is not merely an aesthetic concern; it profoundly affects health. Excess weight significantly increases the risk of mortality, and over the past two decades, there has been a threefold increase in obesity-related cardiac events. The need to address this issue is paramount for public health.
Introducing GLP-1 Drugs: Ozempic, Wegovy, Mounjaro
One promising tool in the fight against obesity is GLP-1 drugs like Ozempic. Ozempic, a brand name for a medication primarily used to treat type 2 diabetes, works by mimicking the action of a hormone called glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1).
Effectiveness of Ozempic
Studies have demonstrated the effectiveness of Ozempic and similar drugs in weight management. In a year and a half-long study, subjects lost an average of 15% of their body weight, approximately 35 pounds, on Ozempic, and 21% of their body weight, around 50 pounds, on the highest dose of Mounjaro, another GLP-1 drug. These drugs not only aid in weight loss but also help lower blood sugar, improve cholesterol levels, and reduce blood pressure.
Side Effects of GLP-1 Drugs
While GLP-1 drugs have shown promise, they are not without side effects. The most common side effect is nausea, which tends to peak at some point for most patients, along with some gastrointestinal issues like vomiting and diarrhea. Long-term use may also increase the risk of gallstones and pancreatitis. However, for the most part, these side effects can be managed by adjusting the dosage.
One significant concern with these drugs is the potential for weight regain if treatment is discontinued. Some individuals who stop taking these drugs find themselves regaining even more weight than they initially lost. This highlights the importance of adopting meaningful changes in behavior, having access to healthcare, affordable healthy food, and consistent opportunities for physical activity.
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The Role of EMS Fitness in Obesity Management
Whole-Body Electrical Muscle Stimulation (WB-EMS) is a technology that utilizes electrical impulses to stimulate muscle contractions throughout the body during exercise. EMS fitness can play a crucial role in weight management and overall health improvement through various mechanisms:
1. Efficiency: EMS workouts are highly time-efficient, making it easier for individuals with busy schedules to incorporate regular exercise into their lives. A short session can target multiple muscle groups simultaneously, maximizing the effectiveness of the workout. Starting with two 20-minute workouts during the week makes it manageable to engage in a consistent training program, a crucial aspect of building sustainable habits.
2. Muscle Building: EMS fitness can help individuals build and tone muscles, which is essential for increasing metabolism and burning calories, even at rest. This contributes to weight management and fat loss. Additionally, increasing muscle mass improves insulin sensitivity, which is particularly beneficial for people with diabetes.
3. Reduced Impact:
EMS Training is joint-friendly and low-impact, making it accessible to individuals with obesity or joint issues who may find traditional exercise challenging.
While medications like Ozempic offer hope in the fight against obesity, a multifaceted approach that includes lifestyle changes and innovative fitness technologies like WB-EMS ( Whole Body) can provide valuable tools for individuals seeking to manage their weight and improve their health. By combining various strategies, we can better address the obesity epidemic and promote long-term well-being.
The Importance of a Comprehensive Approach
The obesity epidemic demands a comprehensive approach that addresses both the medical and lifestyle aspects of the issue. GLP-1 drugs like Ozempic are promising tools for medical intervention, especially for individuals with diabetes or those struggling to control their weight through other means. However, it’s crucial to acknowledge that medication alone may not be the solution to the obesity crisis.
Weight regain upon discontinuation of GLP-1 drugs underscores the need for behavioral changes, sustainable habits, and a supportive environment. This involves adopting healthier eating patterns, increasing physical activity, and making lasting lifestyle adjustments. Access to healthcare and affordable, nutritious food is essential for individuals to succeed in their weight management journey.
In this multifaceted approach, innovative fitness technologies like WB-EMS play a significant role. They offer a time-efficient and effective way to build and tone muscles, increase metabolism, and manage weight. For individuals with obesity or joint issues, these technologies provide a low-impact exercise option that can be a critical part of their fitness regimen.
By combining medical interventions like GLP-1 drugs with lifestyle changes and innovative fitness technologies, we can create a comprehensive strategy to combat obesity. This approach not only helps individuals lose weight but also promotes long-term well-being and a healthier future.
Medications such as Ozempic should be part of a broader strategy that includes lifestyle changes and innovative fitness technologies like WB-EMS.
Obesity is a complex issue that requires a multifaceted approach. By addressing the medical, behavioral, and fitness aspects of the problem, we can take significant steps toward combating this epidemic and improving the health and well-being of individuals across the nation. It is essential to recognize that, while medications can be powerful tools, they are most effective when combined with a holistic and supportive approach to health and fitness.
We at E-Balance PowerGym and GYM IN A BOX combine Certified Personal Training with Electrical Muscle Stimulation, giving your body a deeper, safer, and more effective workout. 20 minutes twice a week is all it takes!
Our personal trainers will guide you through a custom EMS workout designed specifically for you. Whether you’re looking to build strength, lose weight, get toned, or recover from an injury or illness, we offer a safe, low-impact solution to help get you there.
EMS has now been FDA-cleared for use in the US and we are proud to be one of the first companies to introduce this technology. This full-body workout uses a special muscle stimulating suit that sends low-level impulses to your major muscle groups to trigger muscle contractions. It’s a unique sensation that is painless and invigorating. EMS workouts are designed to achieve optimal conditioning, burn fat, develop strength, build muscle, tighten skin, combat cellulite, jump-start your metabolism, and restore your body’s natural balance.
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