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Postmenopausal Women, Bone Density & Whole Body Vibration

Is whole-body vibration beneficial for improvement in bone density? A study in the “National Library of Medicine” found that postmenopausal women improved the bone density in their hips after six months of whole body vibration therapy. The high-frequency mechanical strain stimulates bone strength. In this randomized controlled trial, hip BMD was measured in postmenopausal women […]


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Whole body vibration can reduce fall risk and improve posture in seniors.

Is whole-body vibration beneficial for seniors? Researchers have determined that WBV training can reduce fall risk and improve postural control in seniors. Normal aging processes result in losses of functional flexibility and muscular strength, which increase seniors’ fall risk and dependence on others. A relatively new intervention to reduce and/or reverse the adverse effects of […]


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Reduce the Negative Impact of Stress

Cortisol is the hormone released when the body is in a state of stress, and high levels of the hormone leave you vulnerable to headaches, weight gain, anxiety and depression. Learn more about Cortisol here. We all experience stress and eliminating it is impossible in our modern world. This makes finding ways to control the […]


STUDY: Whole Body Vibration Can Aid Weight Loss & Trim Harmful Abdominal Fat

New research suggests that, if used properly, vibration plate exercise machines may help you lose weight and trim the particularly harmful belly fat between the organs. Article Take From ScienceDaily. Read Full Article Here. In a study presented on Friday at the European Congress on Obesity, scientists found that overweight or obese people who regularly […]


Study shows whole body vibration helps with flexibility and explosive strength

In 2015, the journal Biology of Sport published the results of a study that asked male and female springboard divers to perform an exercise routine with low vibration frequency, high vibration frequency or no vibration. Measurements were taken to determine changes in flexibility and explosive vertical jump height after the exercise session. The results of […]


Study Shows Strength Increases After Whole Body Vibration

Strength increase after whole-body vibration compared with resistance training. Article is taken from a  Clinical Trial published by the US Library of Medicine » Read Full Article Here  PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to investigate and to compare the effect of a 12-wk period of whole-body vibration training and resistance training on human […]


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Spanish Government Funded Study – Whole Body Vibration May Help Elderly Become Stronger, Faster and More Agile

(Reuters Health) – When the elderly can’t exercise, stints on a vibrating platform may help older adults become slightly stronger, faster and more agile, according to a small short-term study. Exercise is the best option for good health in older age, lead author Alba Gómez Cabello told Reuters Health in an email. But for those […]


JoesDining.com Newsletter Describes Benefits Of Whole Body Vibration

We received a copy of a recent JoesDining.com newsletter that mentioned the benefits of using whole body vibration, exercise, and a balanced diet. Read the comments below: “This may be an odd subject for a food newsletter, but we maintain that good health is intimately connected to good food and by extension, to regular exercise. […]