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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No it's...SUPERMAN YOGA! Our Health Editor is the first to try the fitness crazes sweeping the US - and heading our way soon

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No it's...SUPERMAN YOGA! Our Health Editor is the first to try the fitness crazes sweeping the US - and heading our way soon

AT LAST! IT'S FITNESS ON A PLATE

WHAT: The Personal Power Plate. Amazingly, this didn't exist until now – but the makers of those motorised vibrating platforms you see in gyms have slimmed down their equipment into a 3ft x 2ft box, for use in the home.

WHY: Power Plate have some good research behind their product: people who used the technology in addition to exercise and a healthy diet lost more weight over six months than those who dieted and exercised normally – and they kept it off.

It's low-impact, so joint-protective, and there is evidence that it helps with bone density for those at risk of osteoporosis.

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