Lee Westwood Places High on the Masters Leaderboard; Attributes Power and Stability to Training on Power Plate(R) Machines

Monday, April 12, 2010 General News
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IRVINE, Calif., April 12 Lee Westwood, 2009 European Tour Player of the Year and number 4 ranked player in the world used more than his strong driving, superb iron play and targeted short gain to finish second at this weekend's 2010 Masters Tournament. Like many of the sport's elite, Westwood has turned to Acceleration Training on a Power Plate machine to give him the extra edge.

"I was introduced to the Power Plate machine in 2005 and was immediately impressed with the versatility and applications specific to golf conditioning including hamstring stretch, massage (for recovery/relaxation) and for developing my core stability," said Westwood. "I have now progressed to the Power Plate pro5Air(TM) to further develop stability and power in my golf swing."

Power Plate technology provides one of the most efficient, dynamic total-body workouts in less than 30 minutes utilizing scientifically-proven Advanced Vibration Technology(TM) that works up to 95 percent of muscle fibers while you exercise. The result is a high-intensity exercise that increases strength, improves muscle tone and balance and helps reduce body fat.

"We congratulate Lee Westwood on his success at the Masters this weekend. He is among the elite athletes using Power Plate technology as a core training element to stay at the top of their game and maintain their competitive edge," commented Mark de Gorter, President of Power Plate North America. "With benefits ranging from increased muscular strength and flexibility to greater balance and stability, we're finding more and more world-class golfers like Lee are turning to Power Plate as the solution for fast, full-body training."

Used by elite athletes such as tennis great Serena Williams and baseball players Dustin Pedroia of the Boston Red Sox, Justin Morneau of the Minnesota Twins and Evan Longoria of the Tampa Bay Devil 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 and range of motion as well as improved 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 North America is headquartered in Irvine, Calif. www.powerplate.com.

SOURCE Power Plate

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