The Best Equipment You're Not Using...

Power Many women tend to settle into a comfortable pattern, sticking to a certain group of weights or equipment, even beelining to the same bike in cycling class. 

While familiarity can boost your confidence, never straying from your comfort zone can leave you with waning motivation and stalled results.

Time to rev it up!  Tap into the full range of what your gym has to offer and you'll optimize every minute of your sweat session.

Power Plate

The vibrating platform can enhance a lot of lower-body exercises, like  a basic body-weight squat, and add a different challenge to pushups.

 

Doing strengthening or stretching moves on a machine that has a shaking platform could prevent or repair muscle damage before or after a hard workout, according to The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research.