Did you know? Massages don’t just feel amazing, they are actually beneficial for your health. Massages are a form of recovery treatment for the body, and are proven to help alleviate muscle strain and knots, remove toxins, increase your range of motion and blood circulation, and also support tissue health. Whether you’re a professional athlete or simply focused on your health and fitness, recovery is an important part of any balanced workout. And according to Popsugar Fitness, at-home EMS systems like the PowerDot Smart Muscle Stimulator are going to be the next fitness trend focused on workout recovery. In fact, many pro athletes and celebrities have already adopted electrical magnetic stimulation aided workout plans.
Let’s dive into the fitness recovery benefits of at-home electric muscle stimulation technology.
What is Electric Muscle Stimulation?
Electrical muscle stimulation, or EMS uses electrical impulses to cause targeted muscles and muscle groups to involuntarily contract, which actually benefits the body. Electric muscle stimulation is extremely effective in improving muscle strength and blood flow, decreasing atrophy, healing tissue and even helping reduce the risk of injury with consistent use--and it’s completely painless. PowerDot neural EMS technology engages Type 1 slow-twitch muscle fibers and Type 2 fast-twitch muscle fibers, sending electrical pulses every 2-3 seconds. Slow-twitch muscle fibers are responsible for supporting strength and endurance workouts. Fast-twitch muscle fibers contract quickly, require a lot of energy and tire easily. Electric muscle stimulation has been shown to help the body recover faster post workout, prevent injury, decrease muscle strain and ease everyday aches and pains.
Many people resort to a visit to the chiropractor to resolve back pain, injury and tension. This requires an appointment and often several consecutive treatments, which adds up in both time and dollars. Massage and cupping treatments offer similar (although temporary) relief, but also require you to leave the comfort of your home.
Up until recently, electrical muscle stimulation was only accessible in a physician’s or physical therapist’s office, and primarily reserved for top athletes. In this setting, the machinery is bulky and uncomfortable, requiring you to remain immobile during the entire treatment, often for 30 minutes at a time. Advances in technology have led to the development of PowerDot, the world’s first smart muscle stimulator, which makes EMS treatments easy, discreet, painless and convenient.
How Does PowerDot Support Recovery?
In traditional workouts, recovery can be a slow and sometimes painful process. Our EMS device pairs with an elegant app that’s pre-programmed to walk you through several different types of recovery programs depending on your needs. Choose from active recovery, light recovery, extended recovery and massage.
You can use our active recovery EMS program to accelerate and improve muscle recovery. The same goes for light recovery, with the only difference being that light recovery training offers a lower frequency of electric muscle stimulation. Get all the same benefits of active recovery with a longer muscle stimulation period; this is extended recovery. Each of these programs are designed to be used within 2 hours of your workout. Last, but not least, our massage feature helps decrease soreness, stiffness and risk of injury when used in between reps or post workout. This program is also great for treating everyday aches and pains, and even supporting better sleep. The best part is that PowerDot enables you to treat your body in the privacy of your own home, discreetly and conveniently.
Lightweight, portable and pain-free, PowerDot offers a sophisticated, yet accessible solution to muscle recovery, strain, chronic stiffness, injury and more. Imagine having immediate and consistent access to electrical muscle stimulation that’s also affordable. With daily use recovery programs, PowerDot provides the ongoing support and relief you need while reducing expensive trips to the chiropractor or your massage therapist (as much as you like her). Plus you can feel safe knowing that PowerDot EMS technology is clinically proven and FDA-cleared.
Get ready to feel better than you have in years with PowerDot, the smart muscle stimulator. Shop now!