Power Plate® (www.powerplate.com/us) the most-revered brand in the whole-body vibration category, has teamed up with IMG Academy (www.imgacademy.com) the world’s largest, most advanced multi-sport training and education complex, as an official performance sponsor. Power Plate’s machines will now become an integral part of the Athletic & Personal Development program’s training programs, and will work with IMG to create training and education videos and digital content for their renowned athletes.
“The team at IMG has been testing whole-body vibration and Power Plate for over a year to determine its effectiveness in helping athletes,” said Power Plate CEO, Gregg Hammann. “Deciding to incorporate Power Plate equipment as a fundamental component of their training curriculum is an exciting vote of confidence from them.”
“Not only do we now view whole-body vibration as an integral part of our athletic training, we believe that Power Plate is the best choice for IMG Academy and the athletes we serve,” said Jeff Dillman, Head of Strength & Conditioning, Athletic & Personal Development program.
IMG Academy, located in Bradenton, Florida, is a 400-acre complex consisting of the IMG Academy Bollettieri tennis program, IMG Academy golf program, IMG Academy football program, IMG Academy baseball program, Basketball, Lacrosse and Soccer academies – all supported by the IMG Academy and Athletic & Personal Development program’s multi-faceted training disciplines. More than 20,000 youth, adult, collegiate and professional athletes representing 100 countries cross the campus annually for expert coaching, tailored programs and world-class facilities.
The ideal relationship to help athletes of all ages and fitness levels play better, Power Plate’s Acceleration Training™ stimulates fast-twitch muscle fibers, dramatically increasing athletes’ explosive strength, motor learning, muscular endurance and overall agility.
About Power Plate
Used by elite athletes such as tennis greats Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal, and baseball players Dustin Pedroia of the Boston Red Sox, Justin Morneau of the Minnesota Twins and Evan Longoria of the Tampa Bay 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, range of motion, 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 is headquartered in Irvine, Calif.