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Whole Body Vibration’s Affect on Pains Common to Our Senior Citizens

As we age, we tend to develop a variety of aches and pains, most commonly back pain, pain in the knees and hips, and pain related to arthritic conditions. As this article will show, Whole Body Vibration training and therapy … Continue reading

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Why Our Elderly Population Should Train on a Whole Body Vibration Machine

It is becoming more and more common for doctors, therapists and fitness trainers to recommend that our senior citizens regularly exercise using a Whole Body Vibration machine. Once we reach the age of 40 people begin to lose an average … Continue reading

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Whole Body Vibration Does Much More Than Improve General Health

Whole Body Vibration exercise sessions last just ten minutes and provide you with approximately the same benefits of a one hour conventional workout at the gym. It is fast, convenient, doesn’t require changing clothes and you won’t be stiff or … Continue reading

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Comments on Whole Body Vibration Fitness from Dr. Mercola

Whole Body Vibration platforms originate from research conducted during the 1960s space race. They work on the principle that if muscles are exercised while being shaken, they activate neighboring muscle fibers, hence building mass faster. I first encountered this Whole Body … Continue reading

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Preventing Falls in Older Adults with Whole Body Vibration

With a growing older adult population, balance, stability and the prevalence of falls leading to serious injury are becoming a real concern that needs a universal solution. 33% of people ages 65 and over fall at least once each year … Continue reading

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Whole Body Vibration Can Decrease Fall Risk and Improve Health-Related Quality of Life for Nursing Home Residents

In community dwelling (assisted living/nursing homes) elderly people, falls and fall-related injuries are common and appear to be independent determinants of functional decline. At least 30% of people over the age of 65 years old fall each year, and this … Continue reading

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The Golden Years & Whole Body Vibration Exercise

In this rapidly changing world take a minute give a little thought for the people in their “Golden Years”.  How times must have changed for them, from World War II to the present (2011), there has not been a generation … Continue reading

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Enhancing Your Quality of Life with Whole Body Vibration

Whole Body Vibration can easily be compared to a ‘miracle’ therapy that enhances the quality of life and improves overall wellness for almost anyone, of almost any age, in almost any physical condition. As a general rule, anyone over 12 years … Continue reading

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Whole Body Vibration and Body Alignment

As we grow older, our posture begins to deteriorate. The legs and lower back are not just responsible for bearing most of the body’s weight anymore, but now also have to keep the torso from tipping over the hips. The … Continue reading

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Whole Body Vibration and its Health Benefits for Seniors

We all get older and as we age, it becomes more and more challenging to keep our bodies in shape. Changing metabolism, lack of peer companionship and the fast pace of life in these changing economic times make it very … Continue reading

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