For men, trouble spots tend to be in the chest, waistline, and midsection. Chest fat and fat around the waist tend to be a result of a high body fat percentage. Whereas even men with a low body fat percentage will sometimes store fat deposits in very specific areas of their mid-section such as their lower abdominals and lower back.
For women, fat loss trouble differs. Fat deposits on the backs of the arms, lower bodies: hips, thighs, and calves. This is evident in women who appear to be skinny or skinny fat, you’ll see that the areas mentioned above often show signs of extra fat deposited.
Many of the differences in where fat is stored come down to hormones, specifically Testosterone and Estrogen. Men and women don’t only have different trouble spots however, they also have different types of fat storage as well. Testosterone often creates more visceral fat. That is, fat stored behind the muscle sounding the organs. Classic examples of this type of fat are men that have a rock-hard protruding beer gut. This is caused by the fat actually pushing out against the layer of the abdominal muscle. Since visceral fat surrounds the vital organs, this type of fat is more dangerous. Typically we see higher cases of heart disease in men often caused by their increased storage of visceral fat.
Subcutaneous fat is often driven by the binding of estrogen. While this type of fat is less dangerous than visceral fat it can still be troublesome and if you have it, you likely want it gone! When it comes to strategies for losing fat the recommendation for women is to focus on exercises, specifically strength training over steady-state cardio. Strength training will allow women to add muscle to their frames which are not only anabolic but will also help increase their existing levels of testosterone which will also help aid in fat loss.
The smartest and most effective way to do this is by using an EMS device like the Visionbody System. EMS electric impulses mimic the action potential from the central nervous system, so the muscles contract as if the information had been delivered to them by the brain. The difference to regular strength training is that this method bypasses the body’s energy-saving system, so it does not limit the percentage of fibers that are activated. Therefore, EMS can activate muscle fibers in much larger amounts.
Muscle stimulation only achieves the desired effect if it is properly integrated into the training program and if the middle frequency is also used. So, this is why EMS is not for lazy people. It’s for people who actually love training and want to boost their beloved training protocol. The Visionbody EMS device is designed to meet the demands of regular functional training needs. So you just put on the suit and train what and wherever you like to and cut also training times.
Just remember: A 20min EMS session is as effective as 2hours of regular training!
I hope this information has been helpful for you! Like always the team is here to help you! If you feel you need further help with your eating and weight loss journey please send us an email or call us, you can find our contact details here.
EMS Trainer/Personal Trainer @FitTech Studios
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