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Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS)

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Ultimate Training and Recovery Tool

If you are thinking about purchasing an EMS unit or you already have one and want to learn more, be sure to check out these great resources. Browse articles on EMS topics such as pad placement, best practices for training and recovery, staying fit during the off-season, time-saving tips, and more. Frequently asked questions about EMS can be found toward the bottom on our EMS FAQs page.

EMS Training and Tips

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Maintaining race season fitness during the off-season with EMS

For many athletes, when competitive season draws to a close, it's a bittersweet time of year.

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EMS Q&A

With Hammer Nutrition EMS Expert Levi Hoch

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Strength training with EMS during the competitive season

Even when injured!

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Peak performance every day with Compex

What is it?

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Compex to the rescue

Overdid it . . . again

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Compex coaching for the win

Brendan Halpin is a very talented athlete with a big capacity for absorbing a training load and his results have improved steadily.

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What's under your hood . . .

and what are you going to do with it?

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Training leads and muscle follows

Athletes searching for training protocols to improve strength using EMS (electrical muscle stimulation) find a variety of plans.

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Compex Electrostimulation: a Complementary Training Technique

Electricity acts on the muscle by provoking muscle work. Muscle progress is nothing but the result of that work.

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Electrostimulation: Active Recovery with the Compex Sport

Compex-Sport offers an Active Recovery program with a duration of twenty minutes.

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Electrostimulation and Triathlon

Formerly used for its analgesic properties, electricity is now an essential part of sports training, delivering increased strength, endurance, stamina and powers of recovery to maximize performance.

Electrostimulation and Bicycle Training

Electrostimulation (EMS) has lately been recognized in various countries as an essential component in the training of sportsmen and women.

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Compex Training - Triathlon Protocols

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Compex Training - Running Protocols

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Compex Training - Cycling Protocols

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Compex Off-Season Strength Training Pyramid

We hope you have been spending time getting all the benefits out of your Compex unit.

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EMS User Results

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EMS and Neuromuscular Inhibition

Personally dealing with neuromuscular inhibition (NI) was what led me to discover EMS (electro muscular stimulation) in 2003 and to become an advocate of the technology.

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EMS - Why I'm a believer

I get asked quite frequently why I devote so much energy to the promotion of a technology that has yet to be accepted in the U.S., despite its presence for almost ten years.

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Getting back in the saddle with Compex

Oops, I did it again!

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My experiment with Compex

So what exactly is this product, how does it work, and will it help me?

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The road to recovery starts with Compex

It was a beautiful day for the Mt. Hamilton RR, which includes one of the highest peaks in northern California.

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Wake up! It's time.

My mother would greet me with this phrase in the dark of an early morning, when it was time to get up and go to a swim practice.

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Muscular Electrostimulation in Sport and Technological Advances

Electrical muscle stimulation (EMS) is no different to any other sports-related activity when it comes to the impact of recent technological advances. Benefit from the scientific approach now being taken to training.

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Cycling Time Trials and the Compex Sport EMS

The Compex Sport Electrical Muscle Stimulator and improved recovery

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Compex Technology Improves Recovery

Better Recovery Improves Cycling Time Trial Performance

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EMS Pad Placement

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European Pad Placement

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US Pad Placement

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EMS: 48 minutes to a fresh set of legs!

If you already own an EMS device or have been thinking about purchasing one, here's a timesaving trick that I learned a long time ago when I first was introduced to this powerful technology.

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EMS Resources / Guides

Compex Performance US

The Compex Performance US is our newest Muscle Stimulator recommended for the fitness enthusiast and/or the athlete which engages in frequent competition.

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Compex Sport Elite

The Sport Elite is our newest Muscle Stimulator is recommended for the competitive/high performance athlete that has a rigorous training and exercise regimen.

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Compex Program Guide

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Compex FAQs

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Compex Quick Tips

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Milliamp/Energy Level Conversion Chart

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EMS Digest

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EMS Clinical Studies

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