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Power Plate® Adds Hi-Tech Workouts at Pilates in the Pines

Whether you want to get past an NFL defensive back or just look a little sexier in your sleeveless wedding gown, there’s a new exercise device that’s taking gyms around the world by storm.
The Power Plate® is an exercise machine born of space travel and perfected by a Dutch Olympic trainer to adapt the concept for conditioning elite athletes. The concept of whole body vibration training was originally developed to combat the muscle and bone loss experienced by Russian cosmonauts during extended stays in zero gravity. Guus van der Meer, a Dutch trainer, applied the idea to exercise equipment and the result was Power Plate Acceleration Training™, a revolutionary low-stress conditioning program that’s adaptable to a wide range of personal fitness goals.

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