The machine costs about $3,000 to $10,500 and weighs about 264 to 500 pounds and usually has handles to hang onto.
“You don’t really feel like you’re working that hard, but then you get that sweat going and once the vibration stops, you can really feel it in your legs or upper body,” - Michaela Zakheim, 45, a vibration plate user.
Fitness trainers love to use them but some users said that they don’t like the fact that they can’t watch tv or even read while working on the machine.
However, researchers warn the public about the possible bad effects of this machine to your body. Clinton Rubin, a biochemical engineering professor, believes that the power plate’s vibration levels could cause low back pains, blurred vision, cartilage damage and even brain damage.