EMS training with EASY FIT has been scientifically proven to be effective for people of different age groups and different fitness levels. This means a performance athlete with many years of training experience, can train next to a person who has been physically inactive for many years.
However, certain medical conditions are known to be contraindications and EMS training with EASY FIT is not recommended. There are three absolute contraindications for the training: (1) pregnancy, (2) pacemaker or other electrical implants and (3) acute illness, such as fever, viral infections or acute inflammatory processes.
For some medical conditions, a doctor’s consent might be needed and suitability for the training needs to be assessed on an individual case to case basis. Medical conditions* requiring assessment include the following:
- Circulatory disorders; acute stroke; stent; thrombosis and cardiovascular diseases (i.e. arteriosclerosis)
- Bleeding; bleeding tendency or haemophilia
- Diabetes mellitus
- Abdominal wall hernia or inguinal hernia
- Severe neurological disorders (i.e. epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis etc.)
- Acute operation (within 8 weeks, depending on individual case)
*Please note: the above list is not exhaustive and if you have any medical condition which could be affected by EMS training, it is your responsibility to inform your trainer and doctor so an appropriate assessment can be made.