3. Flexibility

1. Strength
2. Speed
3. Flexibility
4. Boosting Hormonal Profile

To understand how Vibration Training can affect your flexibility we need to know how conventional stretching works. Your muscles will tighten after every training session due to muscle damage and repair. Having an over tight muscle can 'not only' hinder an athletes performance but can pull your posture out as well. When you become over-tight and your posture is affected, your body will be waiting for an injury to happen, NOT GOOD.

With the different means of stretching today we can become flexible but very slowly and painfully. Here is what happens in your muscle when you stretch; Take the Hamstring for example, you lean forward and your muscle immediately tightens. This is what's known as a Stretch Reflex. A tensioning wire (muscle spindle) deep inside the muscle belly registers the change in muscle length, the brain then sends a signal back to the muscle to tighten, stopping the Hamstring from over-lengthening. Now with your average stretch (no bouncing) the tightening effect will normally subside after 6 - 8 seconds. Hence if you have a flexibility program after your normal training you end up spending around 15 - 20 minutes extra just for that. Incorporating your other training on the Vibrating platform your muscles will already be "pumped" full of blood and very warm, perfect time to stretch. You end up cutting your flexibility time down to a mere 3 - 5 minutes.

Through the rapid Vibrations (30Hz - 50Hz) of only 2mm seems to completely bypass the muscle spindle and work directly on the muscle fibers allowing a less painful and deeper stretch. Almost every body increases their hamstring length in the first 30 seconds by 2 - 4 inches, sometimes even more…


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