A machine from the Soviet space travel era has made its way into contemporary fitness centers. Strongly resembling a shaking diet scale, the vibrations on the Power Plate stimulate your body's stretch reflex, and cause your muscles to work harder.
If you tuned in to the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, you may have noticed several athletes sporting brightly colored tape strung across various body parts.
A type of exercise that doesn't get much attention, but can provide truly impressive health benefits, is Whole Body Vibrational Training (WBVT), also known as Acceleration Training.
The most recent research shows that relatively short bursts of intense exercise