I don't think it hurts to try it, but just don't be surprised if you get better results from traditional exercise. I also wouldn't use this as a replacement for regular exercise, maybe just something to experiment with.
"You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call "failure" is not the falling down but the staying down." Mary Pickford
"No matter how slow you go, you are still lapping everyone on the couch."
Weight training will get the results you want, not an old gimmick.
"We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand." ~ Randy Pausch
"There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when circumstance permit. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results." ~ Art Turock
"We have a saying in Tibet: If a problem can be solved, there is no use worrying about it. If it can't be solved, worrying will do no good." ~ 7 Years in T
one of my friends moved abroad and gave me an oscillating plate (tonicvibe), it is like powerplate but with an oscillating movement instead a vibrating one. I read on the internet that it is a good way to create muscle/ Have you try it? Is it successful?