How did WBV come about?
Whole Body Vibration was initially studied and conducted by the Russian cosmonauts to counteract muscle atrophy, bone density loss, and other negative effects of a zero-gravity environment.
Will WBV help increase my flexibility?
Yes, it can help improve your flexibility and range of motion.
How often should I do WBV?
We recommend approximately 10 minutes 2-3 times per week.
Who should not use Whole Body Vibration?
We advise that you always consult with your physician prior to starting a new practice in your health or fitness regimen. Your body may endure between negative and positive 3 Gs of force, which is equivalent to about 1 hour of cardio.
- WBV is contraindicated for people with:
- Acute thrombosis
- Serious cardiovascular disease
- Recent wounds from an operation or surgery
- Recent Hip and knee implants
- Acute hernia
- Severe diabetes
- Recent infections
- Severe migraines
- Recently placed IUDs, metal pins, or plates
- Electrolyte imbalance