Gear Review: Power Plate Pulse 2.0

A woman massages herself with the Power Plate massage gun.

The Power Plate Pulse 2.0 places powerful and portable recovery right at your fingertips. This handheld massage gun helps relax tight muscles, accelerate recovery and reduce pain.

Fleet Feet reviewers spent time using the Power Plate Pulse 2.0 massage gun to prepare for workouts and recover from tough training sessions. Here’s everything you need to know about the Power Plate Pulse 2.0.

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Customized Massage Experience

The Power Plate Pulse 2.0 offers a luxurious experience without breaking the bank.

The Power Plate Pulse 2.0 feels compact and durable, and features everything you’d expect from a premium massage gun. At $250, it’s slightly less expensive than other leading brands. Four vibration intensity levels allow you to find the right pressure to truly customize your massage experience.

Level 1 offers 1,300 percussions per minute, and level 4 offers 3,300 percussions per minute. And our reviewers noticed a big difference between each level.

It also comes with six different massage attachments to ensure a thorough massage for all your nooks and crannies. Fleet Feet reviewers noticed how easy it was to change the heads compared to other massage guns.

“Incorporating the Power Plate into my regular post-run routine has been huge for increased blood flow, muscle relaxation and recovery,” says one reviewer.

A woman uses the Power Plate massage gun on her outer thigh.

Recovery On the Go

No matter where your next adventure takes you, the Power Plate Pulse 2.0 can come along for the ride.

At 2.46 lbs, this massage gun is a bit heavier than others, but it’s lightweight enough to bring to training sessions and races. It even comes with a carrying case and a wall charging unit. Two adapters allow you to charge your gun wherever you go.

The Power Plate Pulse 2.0 boasts a strong battery life, with up to 5 hours of continuous power. The gun will automatically shut off after 10 minutes of use, but you can quickly restart it if you’re not done with your massage.

“It’s really easy to use as it’s surprisingly comfortable to hold and changing the head is really easy,” says a reviewer. “Plus, the AC adapter makes it easy to charge the gun on the go.”

Although this massage gun is powerful, you’d never know it based on sound. It boasts a whisper quiet motor, so you can watch TV, talk on the phone or listen to music while massaging.

The Power Plate Pulse 2.0 is available in black and red and comes with a one year warranty.

Final Thoughts

The Power Plate Pulse 2.0 offers a powerful recovery experience at a lower price point than other competitors. This makes it the perfect entry-level massage tool.

This massage gun is built for convenience. You can fully customize your recovery routine with four vibration intensity levels and six interchangeable heads. The included carrying case, AC wall charging unit and two adapters mean you can bring your massage gun anywhere in the world.

If you’re looking for a comprehensive recovery tool you can take on the go, the Power Plate Pulse 2.0 is the perfect choice.

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