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Fat Burning Fartlek Workouts

Fartlek, which means “speed play” in Swedish, is an unstructured form of physical training in which you literally play with the speed and intensity of a workout. While the term is most typically associated with treadmills and long distance running, it is a technique that can also be applied to any type of continuous cardio exercise, including rowing and step…

Fitvibe Pro

Made by Gymna-Uniphy in Germany, a medical supply company.  The first steel models were released in 2002 from technology it had gained from an acquisition in 1999. These medical models were designed with LCD displays to show programs and posture, a feature used heavily to sell all its models, but apart from that were identical to the original Power Plate…

History of vibration training

In 1999 Guus van der Meer, a renown Dutch Olympic coach, noted enhanced athletic performances among athletes using vibration training techniques. Familiar with the time-constraints limiting many people from a more active lifestyle, Guus van der Meer saw a window of opportunity for short yet effective vibration workouts. Drawing on his extensive experience, he developed the first Power-Plate training programs…