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How long has EMS training been around?Updated 2 months ago

Commercial full-body EMS training has been around for over 20 years. With the development and proliferation of handheld EMS devices for single muscle groups (e.g. Compex) in the 1990s, more scientific research started to evaluate the effects and potency of this new training method. From 2000 on, the number of studies about electro-myo-stimulation increased constantly, pointing out the benefits and recommended areas of application.

In 2003, the first market launch of a full-body EMS system (Body Transformer) was seen in Germany and in 2007 Miha bodytec launched the first full-body EMS device that targeted the broader gym market. These devices formed the basis for the rapid expansion of personal training studios offering full-body EMS training around the world.

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