Benefits of Muscle Stimulation
Optimize your training from start to finish!
From warming up, working out and cooling down with proper recovery, Compex electric muscle simulators can help accelerate your fitness results. With pre-designed programs, you can activate hard-to-reach muscle fibers quicker than your regular training regimen with less stress on your body. Providing major benefits across all areas of performance, whether you're a newbie or elite, here's the down and dirty of what Compex muscle stimulation can deliver.
Simply put, electric muscle stimulation trains your muscles in a way that traditional workouts alone cannot. It is a "best kept secret" elite athletes and fitness enthusiasts use to enhance their workouts and training programs. Electric muscle stimulation (EMS) – also known as neuromuscular electric stimulation (NMES), muscle stim or e-stim – sends electronic pulses to your motor nerves in order to create muscle contractions.
When Compex electric muscle stimulation is added to your training, it helps maximize your muscular effort by engaging a greater percentage of muscle fibers. Compex's programs can target Type 1 slow twitch muscle fibers which impact endurance as well as Type 2 (a & b) fast twitch muscle fibers which impact power and explosiveness. Compex can help your training efficiency allowing for enhanced fitness results. Once the training is over, let Compex flush out the lactic acid with one of the Recovery programs.
Keep in mind, not all muscle stim devices are created equal! In order to activate certain muscle fibers, your device has to have enough power to do so. For example, in order to train those Type 2 b muscle fibers, you need to be hitting 95 hertz or higher.
Fittest on Earth
"I really like how it is one tool for activation, recovery, and strength. It's easy to use and it works. Compex is a big part of my training."
2x CrossFit Podium
"I use the device for warm up, recovery, and also when I travel to keep blood flowing after a long flight.
I use it every two or three days, but if I am preparing for competition I use it at least once a day."
7x Mr. Olympia
"Compex has helped to enhance muscle stimulation, providing not only recovery but actual activation which can help increase muscle density and strength."
"The Compex is a necessity in my gym bag. I like to use it as a warm up every day before I train."
WWE Pro Wrestler
"I typically use Compex for recovery and treating muscular stiffness."
For over 30 years Compex has been a global leader in muscle stim technology. Our products are beneficial for muscle recovery, injury prevention, pain management and intense training programs. We offer the best in Electric Muscle Stimulators (EMS), Electrodes, and EMS Accessories. Electrostimulation allows you to naturally reap the benefits of improved stamina, quick recovery, as well as increased blood circulation, strength and muscle volume. It's the perfect complement to any existing sports training regimen. From seasoned professionals to weekend warriors, benefits can be found by incorporating Compex into any training regiment. Learn more about how our devices work and the results you could see.