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Changing My Vibration

January 11, 2017 , , , ,

Vibration Platform

Vibration Platform

Last week my friend talked me into going to the home show downtown at the civic arena, although it is not my cup of tea. I ended up having a good time and making a discovery. We went to a booth selling power plates, now known as vibrational platforms and tried the merchandise. We mounted the vibrating plate and stood in a couple of positions for about 5 minutes total. I discussed the pricing and said I would think about it, but the price was not in my range. I have been aware of these machines for many years, but had never tried one because of the high price. They were used often in professional offices and studios, rented to the public by the minute in the past. Now the price has come way down and the selection is vast for the consumer.  No special skill or fitness level is needed.

My friend called to tell me that our 5 minute vibration demo had done wonders for her chronic hip pain. This good news spurred me to research and shop for my own home model. To my surprise and delight I found a portable unit for sale on Amazon $600 cheaper than the home show. It arrived today. I am thrilled. It is easy to use and convenient to store. I tried standing, sitting, and balancing on my arms with feet on the floor. I just did 25 minutes today in order to see how it feels. It wiggles at a speed chosen or runs a program of choice. I have much to learn about the various ways to use it, but already am very happy I own it.  Heidi can get rid of her pain and I can play around with different movements while I vibrate.  It feels good while you do it, but I believe the long term effects will be the best part of it.  The system works to tone muscles, but the reason I bought it was to drain the lymphatic system.  A healthy, happy lymphatic system is a strong immune system, keeping one in good health.  My new fitness toy is a fun way to strengthen my immune system by draining my lymph daily.  I look forward to the long term rewards.  Have you ever used a vibration platform, gentle reader? They have come a long way from the physical therapist’s office. Anyone who can stand up can do it.


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I know what power plate vibrational therapy is. I have one at home. I try to use it for more than 10 minutes a day. It’s not always easy to use, but it does eventually start kicking into gear. Try to improve your balance by standing on it while on one foot only! (that’s a real trick)


Stevie Wilson (@LAStory)

January 23, 2017

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