Benefits of Power Plate®
At LivingFit Rx, we utilize the Power Plate® in our personal training sessions.
Power Plate® is a whole body vibration platform that elicits rapid muscle response when performing any exercise on it. Power Plate enhances any movement, simple or complex, typically performed on the ground. It helps you to Prepare Faster, Perform Better and Recover Quicker.
More muscles, doing more things, more often!
About the Power Plate®
Power Plate® is the world’s leader in whole body vibration technology. People of all ages and physical abilities trust Power Plate® to bring their bodies into harmony—the place where optimal physical performance, health and wellness are all in balance and working together. In fact, Power Plate® has been linked to a wide range of health and wellness benefits, from strength, balance, flexibility and weight loss to improved circulation, pain reduction, detoxification, stress alleviation, and even reduction in the appearance of cellulite.
Along with delivering great performance for individuals and fitness facilities, doctors in nearly 100 countries use Power Plate® to help their patients live life to the fullest. Decades of research have shown that whole body vibration can effectively treat symptoms of conditions ranging from multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy and cystic fibrosis, to diabetes, obesity, osteoporosis and locomotive syndromes brought about by aging.
Benefits of Power Plate®
- Increased bone mineral density
- Decreased pain
- Improved blood circulation
- Increased muscle tone and strength
- Positive stimulation of neurological system
- Increased flexibility and mobility
- Enhanced balance and coordination
- Improved well-being
- Recovery and regeneration of damaged tissue
- Increase of growth hormones
- Stress reduction by means of improved hormone levels
Benefits for Medical Conditions
Power Plate® exercise has gained acceptance from major medical, rehabilitation, and therapeutic centers around the world. The biomechanical aspects of vibration are widely used in the medical field for the treatment of certain injuries and the positive outcomes of illnesses. Under certified trainer supervision, the vibration technology behind Power Plate® machines allows clients with debilitating conditions such as:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Obesity to improve their daily living without exceeding their tolerance for exertion or pain during exercise.
Improvements Reported by Healthcare Professionals
The use of Power Plate® machines and whole body vibration demonstrates the following improvements:
- Decreased overall and specific pain
- Quicker recovery of damaged muscles and tendons
- Faster recovery post stroke/CVA
- Improved blood circulation and lymphatic return
- Accelerated recovery of the tissues after ACL reconstruction
- Improved neural plasticity in spinal cord injury
- Improved sensory motor function in spinal cord injury
- Reduced pain in patients with Fibromyalgia
- Improved mood and activity levels in patients with Fibromyalgia
BABY BOOMER WELLNESS
The whole body vibration technology behind Power Plate® machines is appropriate for the treatment of various ailments afflicting an aging population, addressing conditions ranging from debilitating illness to cosmetic issues. Based on Advanced Vibration Technology™ Power Plate® machines’ benefits have been reported by health care professionals in the following areas specific to the expanding geriatric population:
- Improvement of metabolic function
- Increase of muscle mass
- Cellulite reduction
- Increase in bone mineral density
- Improved muscular tone and stability
- Improved balance and injury prevention
For more information on LivingFit Rx and our exercise protocols, click here or contact Debi Teeple at (317) 288-9065 or Debi@LivingFitRx.com