Good Vibes at the Y

The Y’s newest piece of exercise equipment is generating quite the buzz – literally! Tucked in the corner of the ground-floor Fitness Center is a small black platform with some surprising capabilities. The VibePlate produces a vibration through which energy is transferred from the platform to the body. By standing on the VibePlate, your body automatically adjusts to the vibrations. This mechanical stimulus produces a stretch reflex which results in muscles vigorously contracting 10 to 60 times per second, or up to 3,600 times per minute.

Compared with traditional training methods, Advanced Vibration Technology increases the production of...  Learn More