Video Explains MORE! Whole body vibration machines come with different types of vibration. Not all vibration plates are the same. Some are more focused on rehab, and others are more of a workout type Vibration pattern.
There are three main differences between the types of vibrations machines on most units. Vertical vibrations are more suited for a rehab scenario, compared to osculation, which is more suited for exercise and workouts like CrossFit, which Work the Whole Body.
Whole Body Vibration isn't anything new. It's based on a different type of movement that is more focused on Fast Twitch/Super-Fast Twitch muscle types.