Archive for May, 2018

From StyleBlueprint: The Life-Changing Fitness Option You’ve Never Heard Of

Daphne Lynch was like many of us who wrestle with chronic orthopedic issues — the aching back, the chronic knee pain. She’d sit on the edge of the bed for a few minutes before slowly putting her feet down on the floor to start the day. As a 60-something-year-old new grandmother, she wanted to find a way to ensure she’d be able to play with 1-year-old Bennett as he started to walk.

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From Your Williamson: Manduu Reinvents Fitness Through Technology

When Jason Ritzen came across an electrical muscle stimulation (EMS) fitness studio in Miami Beach, he scoffed at the idea. Then he tried it. Now Ritzen owns the company, which just opened its second Manduu Nashville location in Hill Center Brentwood.

The team behind Manduu America, headquartered in Franklin, includes a local mayor and career financial consultant, a former hospital executive, a longtime personal training entrepreneur and three leading orthopedic surgeons. They saw the results – and then the potential – in the highly efficient, incredibly effective program that leverages technology to reach deep inside the muscles while boosting fat-burning metabolism, helping people of all ages and fitness levels craft the body they want.

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From the Williamson Herald: Manduu America fitness studio opening location in Hill Center Brentwood

The team behind Manduu America, headquartered in Franklin, includes a local mayor and career financial consultant, a former hospital executive, a longtime personal training entrepreneur and three leading orthopedic surgeons. They saw the results – and then the potential – in the highly efficient, incredibly effective program that leverages technology to reach deep inside the muscles while boosting fat-burning metabolism, helping people of all ages and fitness levels craft the body they want.

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From FOX 17: New fitness option in Brentwood promises to cut down on time at the gym

A new fitness offering in Brentwood and Green Hills brings European technology to the United States with a promise to get fit in a fraction of the time someone normally spends at the gym.

The “too good to be true” suggestion of fitness in 15 minutes puts the proof in its numbers. Muscle mass and body fat are measured after each workout as 55 million sessions have sold around the globe.

Manduu uses electric muscle stimulation to send pulses throughout a vest that contracts and elongates muscles, breaking down the tissue to more effectively and efficiently build new mass.

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From The Tennessean: Cool Springs gym says their electrical body suits cut your workout to 15 minutes a week

By Emily West
May 16, 2018

Mandy Oakes clutched a bright yellow tennis ball while she swiveled her torso to the right.

“Can you turn the resistance up a little bit on my abs?” she asked her instructor halfway through her high-intensity 15-minute workout called Manduu.

Attached to Oakes’ body was a black electrical body suit, which was plugged into a device that tracked the resistance of her nine muscle groups during her exercise. While an instructor guided Oakes, she received electrical muscle stimulation through the suit.

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From Malibu Magazine: EMS — The Ultimate Fitness Trend

What a feeling! My whole body starts to tingle! While it doesn’t hurt, it is a bizarre sensation to have an electrical current pulsing through your body every few seconds. The muscles contract and start to shake. As we begin our session, Manduu manager and personal trainer, Jason Hickey, turns on the EMS device that is connected to me via electrodes. Wearing a whole-body suit, somewhat like Lara Croft, the electrodes then connect to my arms, legs, stomach, back and behind. They deliver the electric current that stays on anywhere from four to 20 seconds and then turns off. While the electricity is pulsing through me, Jason asks me to mimic his motions and exercises. For 20 minutes we do squats, lunges, bicep curls and other muscle-building exercises. 20 minutes can feel pretty long.

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