Health Benefits

ARE THERE ANY OTHER BENEFITS?

 

Over the past 10-15 years various doctors, universities and professional bodies have published numerous articles documenting these benefits. Of specific interest is the application for elite athletes. Here is a list:

 

  • Bone strength

  • Muscle strength

  • Tendon strength

  • Explosive power

  • Flexibility

  • Balance

     

    Documented changes with this type of platform:

    Increases after 6 weeks in explosive power comparable to explosive weight training International boxers increased by 12% in force production

    After 3 weeks an increase of up to 40% of maximal force production

    After 1 year an increase in jump height of up to 7cm which is double that of conventional methods

     

    These results have also been mirrored by important and beneficial hormonal increases, which solicit lean healthy muscle tone:

     

  • Growth hormone

  • Testosterone

  • IGF-1

  • Seratonin

  • Neurotrophins

  • Metabolic rate

     

    A reduction in the stress hormone cortisol, which is a negative effect of weight training. With VT you only get the positive effects of toning your body.