Power Plate(R) Exercise Helps Rafael Nadal Serve Up Victory at The French Open; Rise Again to Number One in the World

Power Plate Gives Rafael Nadal Court Advantage at the 2010 French Open

Jun 07, 2010, 08:00 ET from Power Plate

IRVINE, Calif., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Before stepping onto the court, 2010 French Open winner Rafael Nadal steps up to the Plate. Ranked number one in the world, with seven Grand Slam Singles Titles, a record 18 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Tournaments and the 2008 Olympic gold medal under his belt, Nadal is one of many elite athletes who integrate Power Plate machines into their training regimes to help them stay at the top of their game and maintain their competitive edge.  

"We congratulate Rafael Nadal on his success at the French Open this weekend, he is truly a world-class athlete and we are proud to have him on the Power Plate team," commented Mark de Gorter, President of Power Plate North America.  "With benefits ranging from increased muscular strength and flexibility to greater balance and stability, we believe his training on Power Plate helped contribute to another impressive performance, as it does for many professional and world class athletes."

Power Plate Acceleration Training™ provides one of the most efficient and dynamic total-body workouts in less than 30 minutes utilizing scientifically-proven Advanced Vibration Technology™ that triggers involuntary muscle reactions 25-50 times per second while you exercise. The result is a high-intensity exercise that increases strength, improves muscle tone and balance and helps reduce body fat.  A recent study found that Acceleration Training™ exercise helped participants lose more weight than traditional exercise.

"This is a part of the way I work out regularly," Nadal has said of Power Plate exercise.  "I hope you could see that everything is possible and at the end, work is what makes you feel satisfaction."

Nadal joins U.S. Open, Australian Open and Wimbledon champion Serena Williams, another of tennis' elite, who also integrates Power Plate into her training; "Off court training is as important to me as on court. With the Power Plate, I'm able to accelerate my off court training and maximize the benefits."  

Power Plate equipment's scientifically proven ability to reduce muscle pain and soreness and expedite the recovery of damaged muscles and tendons is important to athletes such as Nadal and Williams.

Used by elite athletes such as tennis great Serena Williams and baseball players Dustin Pedroia of the Boston Red Sox, Justin Morneau of the Minnesota Twins and Evan Longoria of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays; celebrities like Courteney Cox, Hilary Swank and Clint Eastwood and people from all walks of life, Power Plate equipment benefits include:  increased fitness, strength, muscle tone, flexibility, bone density and range of motion as well as improved blood circulation and lymphatic system activation.  The complete Power Plate line of fitness equipment is designed for health clubs, wellness centers, spas, hospitals, physical therapy and rehabilitation clinics, professional and collegiate athletic training facilities, private fitness trainers and home use.  Power Plate North America is headquartered in Irvine, Calif. www.powerplate.com.

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