The Power Plate is a revolutionary fitness machine that offers vibration training for all ages and fitness levels. Originally developed for Russian Olympic athletes and later used to train cosmonauts, Power Plate acceleration technology is the latest breakthrough tool in the health and fitness industry. Backed by over 40 years of scientific research, Power Plate training can help a client obtain better results than traditional gym training and is a great alternative for people who do not have the time for lengthy workouts.
The Power Plate is so effective that a 60 or 90 minute traditional gym session is reduced to just 30 minutes on the Power Plate!
Popular advocates include Madonna, Heidi Klum, Claudia Schiffer, Elle McPherson, Kylie Minogue, Tiger Woods and Shaquille O’Neill, as well as sporting teams such as the New York Yankees, Chicago Bulls and Manchester United.
The Power Plate has a platform that vibrates as you perform various exercises. The machine creates instability in the body, as with each vibration the body is forced to perform unconscious reflexive muscle actions, 35 to 50 times per second. By assuming various positions on the Power Plate you stimulate different muscle groups. Additionally, the muscle contractions occur in multiple dimensions as the Power Plate machine oscillates in all three planes, just as the body does in everyday motion. The constant muscle action is what makes the training so efficient and effective.
Through regular training, the Power Plate has been shown to:
Our 30 minute sessions are run in small group sessions. Private sessions are also available.
We now offer the amazing TRX here at the studio! TRX is Suspension Training using the TRX straps and is one of the latest fitness trends that is here to stay. By utilising gravity and your own bodyweight, this multi-planar workout developed by a former Navy Seal helps you to develop strength, balance and core stability simultaneously. Versatile for different ages and fitness levels, you are in control of how much you want to challenge yourself in each exercise because you can adjust your body position to add or decrease resistance. Sessions only run for 30 minutes and are run in small groups with a maximum of 6 people. Sneakers are required to be worn for this class.
TRX is a workout that:
The training philosophy of TRX is that no part of the body is an island unto itself. Try to pick up a pen off the floor using just your hand. It’s impossible. Even simple movements simultaneously engage the legs, core, shoulders, arms, and neck. The body is an interconnected chain of muscles. Every movement we perform is a whole-body movement. That’s why TRX Training uses tools and movements that challenge the entire body in every plane of motion. Why not try a class today and see for yourself the amazing results in your overall body stability, flexibility and core strength!