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24 May 2010

Fitness First invests in bodycore

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Fitness First invests in bodycore

Health club operator Fitness First is to roll out whole body vibration (WBV) platforms supplied by bodycore across its UK portfolio of sites.

The verdict following a successful trial period is that the platforms offer great functional training options for all members. As the units are mobile, they will also be used in conjunction with cable systems, free weights and stability balls for advanced users.

"Traditional vibration plates work by creating instability in the human body, working at very high frequencies," said Derek Crawford, national fitness manager at Fitness First. "Each vibration forces the body to perform reflexive muscle actions, speeding up the natural response of muscles to exercise."

He continues: "bodycore has developed a pure vertical movement, known as bio-oscillation, which is the most natural and efficient way of transferring energy into the body.

"The plates work at lower frequencies with no impact, and this form of displacement makes it safe, comfortable and highly effective for the user."

Flexibility and the low frequencies were, he added, key benefits when considering possible uses for the kit; the big platforms can, for example, be used in pilates classes.


Supplier: Fitness First
Poole Dorset UK
Fitness First is the largest health club operator in the UK and Europe.

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