Diversity provides the key to
Durban - A major attribute that the Power Plate equipment
possesses is its ability to be diverse and to provide whoever
uses it with a platform for training and recovery whether they
are professional athletes or recreational sportsmen and women.
The equipment is used by many international sports people and
teams throughout the world and the team at Prime Human
Performance Institute in Durban is also making use of the Power
Plate to get the best out of their elite athletes as well as
2018 FNB Dusi Canoe Marathon hopeful Jenna Ward has been
gradually worked onto the Power Plate and her trainer, and one
of the head Biokineticists at Prime, Jaryd Rudolph enjoys the
versatility of the Power Plate.
"You can use the Power Plate for so many different exercises and
sports," Rudolph said. "From mobility to release exercises and
warming up for sessions, it provides the perfect platform for
athletes to prepare and recover from their competitions.
"I use Power Plate with paddlers, golfers and also marathon
runners, so it can help anyone."
Recently, Prime HPI hosted a number of Power Plate Workshops
that encouraged medical practitioners from around the country to
attend and gain a better understanding on how the equipment
works and how to maximise the effectiveness of it.
"I have known and used the Power Plate for quite a long time but
the courses that were hosted at Prime helped us understand the
capabilities of the machine and to help in us using it to get
the best results for our athletes and clients.
Ward, women's 2017 Two Oceans Marathon runner up Jenna Challenor,
and a number of golfers have been using the Power Plate as part
of their training sessions, it has become an integral part of
"I now use the Power Plate as part of every training session,"
2016 ICF Canoe Marathon World Championship K2 silver medallist
Jenna Ward mentioned.
"Having been put on the machine by my trainer Jaryd, I am now
seeing the positive impact that it is having on my training as
well as in my recovery."
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