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Vibration plates ‘tone muscle much faster than traditional workouts’

One way of looking slimmer without losing a lot of weight is to tone muscle, which can be achieved quickly using a particular piece of fitness equipment – the vibration plate.

This is according to Morgan Pierce, managing director of Irish fitness chains Curves and BodySmart.

She explained to the Sunday Business Post that vibration plates work by causing core muscles in the body to contract at a rapid rate, toning and strengthening the body much more quickly than can be achieved using traditional gym workouts.

"The technology increases the production of regenerative and repair hormones, improves blood circulation, strengthens bone tissue, improves lymph drainage and increases basal metabolic rate," said Ms Pierce.

She went on to say that the machines are not only good for overall fitness, but can benefit those suffering from multiple sclerosis and people recovering from injuries.

Earlier this year, the Daily Mail reported that Kylie Minogue had taken a delivery of a vibration plate machine, suggesting that this is how the pint-sized pop star maintains her trim and toned physique.

Have you ever tried using a vibration plate?

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6 Jul
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  • Evie

    I have a vibration plate at home and I have to say it is as good as everyone says it is!!! lol

  • Isabel

    Ive tried the Vibration plate and its fab- would definately recommend.

  • Lisa

    Never tried one- reading this- might give it a shot 🙂
    Been taking alook at your link, going to have a think about it, and then most likely going to buy one from you guys. Thanks for the help

  • Henrietta

    how does a Virbration plate work? does anyone know?

  • Karen_S

    Lol, I go to a local hair salon for a ‘wobble’ as I call it, 3 times a week and I’ve lost 6 inches so far:)

  • Paul N

    I use the vibration plate at my local Village gym, its £15 for 30 mins with a personal trainer and the results are sooo quick.

  • Mum2Billie

    Madonna has one! Just thought i’d let you know!

  • Andrea

    A few people at my work have mentioned the Vibration Plate and how they are using it to tone up there body for the summer. I have also seen them at my local gym, i feel a bit daft using one there so i will purchase one of these for my house!!!

  • michaela

    big fan of my power plate. i find that i only have to exercise on it for about 10-15 mins 3-4 times and week and it makes me feel great. its really good for improving my cellulite too!

  • Rachel Cox

    I love my vibration plate – its an absolute god send!

  • Gloria

    Never tried a Vibration plate- always wanted to, think i might look into purchasing one, anyone know what there like?