You want to get a head start and prevent any holiday weight gain, but the thought of hitting the gym doesn’t excite you at all.
Here’s the good news: maybe the gym isn’t the best way to trim anyway. Try Power Plating!
According to Croyez Studio, Power Plate is engineered to activate the body’s natural reflexive response to vibration platform. The platform moves 25 to 50 times per second – upwards, downwards, forwards, backwards and sideto- side – and intensifies your workout so you can do more in less time.
Here are 4 other benefits of Power Plate.
1. It improves muscle strength
A trainer will guide you to perform dynamic strength training exercises like squats, lunges, pushups or tricep dips on a Power Plate. This may help build muscle in a short period of time.
Research also states that these types of targeted exercises, or training modalities, are an effective way to gain muscular strength and power, according to the IDEA Health & Fitness Association. Performing each exercise for 30 to 90 seconds once a day, thrice a week can have positive results.
2. It increases bone density
A study published by the Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise journal found that whole-body vibration training, like Power Plate, is effective in reducing the risk of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women by increasing lumbar bone mineral density and leg strength.
Keeping adequate bone density can help stave off osteoporosis and the associated body function degeneration.
3. It boosts flexibility
Whole-body vibration training is believed to improve flexibility beyond what can be achieved with static stretching. A study in the April 2006 issue of the journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise conducted by the United States Olympic Committee discovered that vibration training increased range of motion in highly trained male gymnasts.
Power Plate also engages your core and hip flexors to stabilise your entire body.
4. It can help with weight loss
Studies have shown that using Power Plate Acceleration training can help you burn twice as much visceral fat than traditional diet and exercise alone.
A vibration plate is simply designed to induce muscular contractions by sending waves of energy to the body when you stand on it. This comes about when your muscles flex and relax to maintain balance on the moving plates.
The movements induced are involuntary and may seem to require minimal effort, which is why some people are excited to use vibration plates to lose weight.
Croyez Studio is the first and only Power Plate®-authorised studio in Singapore. Currently the largest Power Plate®-centric studio in Asia, Croyez offers 40-minute workout sessions with up to 12 classes a day – some starting as early as 8:30am. Because of this you have more options and greater flexibility in finding time to keep fit amidst your busy schedule.