musclestimulators

Discussion in 'Cycling Training' started by thyr, Dec 22, 2002.

  1. thyr

    thyr New Member

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    ???<br /><br />How common is electric musclesimulators. The Compex 400 is on adds in CycleSport magazine for example.<br /><br />Do any pro team use them. I have seen Erik Zabel on the Compex homepage. For what can i be used for a cyclist? <br /><br />Are there any specific training programs? The ones on Compex homepage are to rough I think.<br /><br />
     
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  2. Duckwah

    Duckwah New Member

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    Electrical muscle stimulators have some uses in recovering from injuries and perhaps hard training but on their own they will not do anything to improve your speed and endurance.<br /><br />Mostly they are aimed at people too lazy to get up and exercise.
     
  3. Jelle

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    The best thing to improve is riding your bike, not using expensive musclestimulators, bit it can be usefull in periods when you don't have much time to ride<br /><br /><br />Jelle
     
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    Aimed at people too lazy to get up and ride? Sounds just right for me<br />
     
  5. Jelle

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    Yes it can be good if you're to lazy to get up and ride. but i think it wont improve your cycling a lot. It trains your muscles but will that helps for your speed?<br /><br />I think it can help to recover, but only if you use it as a massage. if you do hard training with it you will not recover from it<br /><br />Jelle
     
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