Vibrating for better health: New fad arriving at a gym near you

Sally Squires, writer of The Lean Plate Club blog. Squires says "the [Power Plate] platform plate drops down 2 millimeters up to 50 times per second. And when that plate drops, the muscles throughout your body react and contract to each movement. Changing the body's position while on the platform will intensify the workout and hit different muscles. Holding certain positions for a short period also intensifies the effect. It’s very low-impact and that means it could be very helpful for people who aren’t able to exercise easily — such as the elderly or the disabled,"