Used in Europe for over 30 years, whole body vibration is now an emerging strategy used by athletes and exercising individuals in the U.S. as a way to potentially accelerate muscle recovery. Intense exercise training, especially eccentric muscle contractions, may inevitably lead to muscle damage and delayed onset muscle soreness, which can often deter clients from maintaining a good exercise program. WBV used before and after exercise can assist in providing relief from muscle soreness.
Whole Body Vibration Training
In addition, WBV can also improve blood flow, release feel good endorphins and serotonin, aid in the acceleration of lymphatic drainage, provide relief from back pain, work as a conditioning tool to impact bone density, aid with agility and balance, and serve as a tool to warm up muscles prior to exercise.