Many people find it difficult to get to the gym or work out early in the morning, and they’re not alone in this dilemma. Despite our best efforts, the reality of life and all of our responsibilities seem to push our fitness objectives further and further away.
The revolutionary Emsculpt procedure is particularly promising in this sense. Emsculpt, which is claimed to be the world’s first and so far only non-invasive treatment that synchronously builds muscle and burns fat, makes a promise to produce noticeable body-shaping outcomes in as little as four weeks, making it an appealing option for those who want to achieve their desired figure fast as possible and without the hassle of surgery and downtime.
What Is Emsculpt® and How Does It Work?
Both men and women can benefit from the innovative EMSCULPT® body sculpting procedure, which decreases fat while simultaneously building and toning muscles in the abdomen (stomach, arms, thighs, buttocks, and calves).
This FDA-approved treatment makes use of HIFEM® (High-Intensity Focused Electromagnetic) technology to produce intense supramaximal muscular contractions. A mere 30-minute session can simulate the equivalent of 20,000 crunches or squats performed at the gym; because of the pressure put on the muscle tissue by these sorts of spasms, the entire inner structure of the muscle tissue changes, resulting in fat loss and muscle toning.
What makes it so remarkable is that it takes no downtime after the procedure and can be finished in a few short sessions, resulting in effects that are more long–lasting than those obtained by most other methods. Also unique among its peers, it is the only device of its kind that proactively tones and develops muscle.
Although EMSCULPT® body contouring is a relatively new technique, having only been introduced to the market in 2018, it already boasts several distinguishing features. Perhaps the most notable of these features is the first energy device approved by the FDA to burn fat while simultaneously increasing natural muscle mass, marking a significant step forward in technological development.
How is this procedure carried out? It’s all in the name. The letters E and M in EMSCULPT® stand for “electromagnet,” the primary driver behind all this cutting-edge innovation. The EMSCULPT® machine uses electromagnetic energy to cause supramaximal spasms in specific muscular groups, such as the abdominals or the buttocks, to target those muscles.
This energy causes the muscles to contract similarly to how your muscles normally contract when lifting heavy weights or performing crunches: by contracting them. EMSCULPT®, on the other hand, produces a significantly greater and more powerful contraction that lasts for a longer time. Unlike typical workouts, you won’t have to worry about targeting your upper abs, lower abs, or side abs separately – EMSCULPT® targets them simultaneously!
For Whom Is EMSCULPT® a Good Fit?
How do you know if EMSCULPT® is right for you? The perfect EMSCULPT® candidate is currently in good shape but is eager to add a little more definition and strength to their physique. It is equally effective for both men and women and people of varying fitness levels.
It can be a great option for athletes who are healing from injuries and trying to regain strength in certain areas swiftly. We’ve also heard from enthusiastic golfers who have said that their game has improved dramatically due to their greater core strength after EMSCULPT®!
Who Doesn’t Qualify for EMSCULPT®?
It will not be possible to use EMSCULPT if you have any form of metal implant or something like a defibrillator, pacemaker, artificial joints, or orthopedic plates and screws. A powerful magnet, similar to that used in an MRI, is the foundation of EMSCULPT, hence why metal in the body can be an issue.
As a result, it is not recommended for use by pregnant or nursing women, those who have recently undergone surgery (since muscular contraction may interfere with healing), or anyone who has a record of muscle problems, such as complex hernias. It’s also not recommended for anyone with a metallic or copper IUD.
There may be better options for those with a high level of generalized body fat. This is usually determined on a case-to-case basis.
How Many EMSCULPT® Treatment Sessions Do I Need?
While you should see improvements with just one EMSCULPT session, the procedure will take more than one appointment to complete. Individual sessions are around 30 minutes in length for each muscle group you are working on.
For example, if you want to have your abdominals and buttocks treated, you would normally have two 30-minute sessions. To achieve the greatest and most long-lasting benefits, we recommend that you undergo four treatments per muscle area for two or three weeks, one after the other.
How Long Do EMSCULPT® Results Last?
The length of time that the effects of EMSCULPT® will endure will vary from person to person. Some people may be motivated as a result of their findings. They may decide to keep up their regular exercise and healthy eating habits for several years after their initial procedures.
In these situations, the outcomes will frequently persist for as long as the individual wishes to keep them up. The treatment can often act as a gateway to adopting a healthier lifestyle. EMSCULPT® motivates people to exercise more frequently and become physically stronger.
While gains in muscle mass are not permanent, most people notice improvements that persist between 6 and 12 months. Studies using HIFEM technology have demonstrated that muscular enlargement can remain for up to a year after the procedure. Following the initial four sessions, it is typical to recommend 1-2 maintenance sessions every year.
There is no risk in continuing with additional treatments. People with high fitness aspirations have even acquired maintenance packages that include four treatments per year or every three months.
Is There Downtime After the EMSCULPT® Sessions?
In comparison to other more invasive treatments such as liposuction or perhaps a Brazilian butt lift, EMSCULPT® has extremely low downtime. This is one of the most significant advantages of surgery. The majority of patients can return to their normal day-to-day activities shortly following the treatment.
Does EMSCULPT® Have Any Side Effects?
It’s as though the muscle region targeted by an EMSCULPT® session has just completed a hard workout. As a result, you may experience some discomfort in your muscles afterward. Even though you may feel some soreness after the EMSCULPT® procedure, the lactic acid that builds up during these powerful contractions is broken down during this phase, so the discomfort is minimal. Although you may feel tired in the days following treatment, most people feel tighter and stronger after just one session!
Ready to Get EMSCULPT-ed? Book a Consultation Now!
Are you interested in learning more about EMSCULPT® and how it can help you shape your body and improve the outcomes of a balanced exercise and eating routine? Make an appointment with a clinic like Lush Skin Aesthetics for a consultation to discuss your aesthetic goals, examination, and treatment options to match your needs.