Summer comes late here in the Bay Area. Sunshine and warmth will continue through September’s end. Your body is ready for the beach. Don’t let any magazine article or social media tell you any different. The muscle, fat, and skin of your body are ready to go out and wear what you want in the September sun.
Whenever the word cellulite is written on a screen or in a magazine, a reference to “suffering” isn’t far behind. (See what I did there.) Women don’t suffer from cellulite. That is to say, there is no physical pain or emotional trauma from the cellulite itself. It’s just a collection of collagen. Women suffer from societal judgment of their bodies. Cellulite is referred to as “orange peel” or “cottage cheese” because of its appearance. To be criticized with such words can cause suffering to be sure. All bodies are beautiful in their individuality.
All bodies are welcome at the cutting edge Power Plate® studio in Alameda, Symmetry Yoga. While cellulite is a naturally occurring phenomenon, Power Plate® classes can make it an optional part of life. We believe in body acceptance. We also support all humans in their physical goals. A study, performed by the German Sanaderm Clinic, investigating the effects of whole body vibration training on cellulite has proven that Power Plate® reduces cellulite significantly. “In six months, the whole body vibration group exercising on Power Plate® achieved a 32.3% reduction of cellulite on thighs and buttocks. The group exercised two to three times per week, in sessions of 8-13 minutes plus 24-48 minutes of cardio.”
As you may know, Power Plate® improves blood circulation. Cellulite occurs “when circulation within [the] web of connective tissues becomes blocked, cellular waste stagnates, and these tissues harden as the skin loses its elasticity. The puckering or “mattress” effect is caused by this act of shriveling, dimpling, and adherence of the skin to tissues underneath.” If you’ve ever been to our office in Alameda or Oakland, you’ve seen the diversity of our staff, clientele, and Power Plate® enthusiasts.
All humans in all shapes have found vitality through whole body vibration training. Weight loss, strength gains, and even a reduction in cellulite has kept them coming back for more of our 25 minute classes, several times a week. Come in and see for yourself how you can achieve almost any fitness goal with the help of Power Plate®. Sign Up Now!