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How does Power Plate work?

Engineered precisely to apply the body’s natural reflexive response to vibration, Power Plate technology uses a vibrating platform, which moves 25 to 50 times per second, resulting in corresponding muscle activation. The vibrations are harmonic, which are safe, consistent and controlled levels of vibration, moving in three directions (up and down, forwards and backwards and …

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Can I use Power Plate without performing any other exercises?

Many people who use Power Plate with no other exercise are happy with their results. We do advise users to also engage in some form of cardiovascular exercise. It is important to remember that Power Plate can be used in conjunction with many other forms of training and pieces of exercise equipment.

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Who can use Power Plate ?

We advise everyone to contact their physician or specialist before using Power Plate and recommend they do not start training without first obtaining medical clearance to exercise. If you are currently active, cleared for exercise, and perform weight-bearing exercises, such as weight training or jogging, you are likely to be a good candidate for training …

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Is vibration training safe?

There are literally hundreds of thousands of Power Plate users across the world, who have been exercising on the device for many years. Such widespread use with no reported negative effects over an extended period demonstrates the safety of training on Power Plate. As with any form of exercise, there are certain preexisting medical conditions, …

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I have seen many other vibration platforms for sale. How does Power Plate differ from these?

Power Plate is considered the market leader, with more than 15 years experience in whole body vibration training, products, and services. To ensure our products offer health and fitness benefits for a wide range of users, they have been developed by our research and product development team based on proven scientific findings regarding the effects …

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Can I use Power Plate every day?

As with most forms of training, Power Plate will generate fatigue in the body. This fatigue is what stimulates the body to adapt and develop, but too much training results in excessive fatigue and over–training. As a very general guide we would suggest two to three training sessions per week, each lasting between 15 and …

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Is there any proof Power Plate works?

There are hundreds of independent, published research studies on different aspects of vibration training, with over 40 studies performed using Power Plate, all carried out by universities around the world. These studies are published in highly respected, international academic journals, and you can read a selection of these studies on the Research page of the …

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