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FITNESS

Shaun T’s Insane Workouts With the Insanity Fitness Program

by Theresa January 3, 2011

Wondering if the Insanity Body Workout lives up to it’s name? Here’s the whole scoop on this at home workout program by Beach Body.

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Test Results for the All New Shake Weight for Women

by Theresa December 30, 2010

Wondering if the Shake Weight and it’s Dynamic Inertia Technology really deliver results? Find out the positive and negative points of this exercise gadget.

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Is the TCore Yet Another Ab Device With Empty Promises?

by Theresa December 29, 2010

Wondering if the T Core ab workout is for you? Find out if this device is really everything it promises in the infomercial.

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The Good and Bad of the Slim in Six Workout Program

by Theresa January 18, 2010

Slim in Six was created by personal trainer, Debbie Siebers You might have heard of many fitness programs under the company “Beachbody.” There’s Power90X, Hip Hop Abs, Turbo Jam, and of course Slim in 6. Some of you may be wondering how effective the program is or do they (like some workout programs) glam up the program and split the workout onto several DVDs in order to make it look better and charge more than is really necessary.

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P90x Workout System – What You Need to Know

by Theresa January 11, 2010

The P90x Workout System sure has a lot of testimonials on the web. This is because the Beachbody website has a business opportunity where you get paid for every order sent to the Beachbody website. Of course nothing wrong with that but the thing is, most people who are using and promoting it aren’t interested in pointing out its flaws. So I wondered if this system is this anything revolutionary and most importantly, does it really work as advertised?

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Ab Circle Pro Featured by Fitness Celebrity Jennifer Lee

by Theresa August 3, 2009

The Ab Circle Pro just made its rounds on the Home Shopping Network back in July. This so called “treadmill for your abs” is endorsed by fitness celebrity Jennifer Nicole Lee. The first thing that struck me was the amount of hype created around this ab machine. What better way to get people talking then to create countless promo clips of Jennifer launching the product on Ft Lauderdale beach and of course the testimonials. Who knows if they’re real or not. You have to admit the design is somewhat intriguing. Can you really get an ab workout going around in circles like that? Here’s a list of the pros and cons of this latest ab trainer device.

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Can You Really Glide Your Way to Great Abs With Ab Flyer?

by Theresa August 2, 2009

Is Ab Flyer yet another overpriced ab machine? They sure try and hook you with that $15 trial offer…. Ahh but what about the horrendous shipping costs. And do you notice how fitness infomercials always show people writhing around in pain on the floor while trying to do their sit ups?? Well I was sort of impressed (but still skeptical as always) that it’s actually endorsed by two Olympic Gold Medalists, swimmer Shannon Miller and Soccer Captain, Christie Rampone. Here’s a personal trainer who takes a hard look at this ab workout device.

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A Personal Trainer Gives Her Opinion of the Ab Sonic

by Theresa August 1, 2009

Ab Sonic is yet another electric massage belt that’s come on the market. How many ab training fitness devices do they think we need? This one promises that instead of doing 600 sit-ups you can use the Ab Sonic for only ten minutes with the same results. The neat thing about this belt is that you can use it on your stomach as well as your arms and legs. Have a look at what a rather skeptical personal trainer is saying Ab Sonic.

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How to Buy an Effective Yet Inexpensive Home Gym

by Theresa May 2, 2009

Inexpensive home gyms can be more effective than some infomercial fitness products. You don’t need any fancy equipment or a full set of weights. If you want to save time and money on a home gym, fitness expert and personal trainer Laura McDonald shows us how. In this video, she heads over to Target and buys a everything she needs for a [tags]inexpensive-home-gym[/tags]grand total of $100! That’s less a full year’s membership at a gym! This home gym doesn’t focus on the cardio aspect. It’s obviously more for firming up.

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Bender Ball Review and Stability Ball Workouts

by Theresa April 30, 2009

The Bender Ball infomercial is making its rounds…as well as their promises of AMAZING abs. The infomercial starts out by trying to create emotional appeal. A lady reveals “I LOVE my abdominals…yes I love my belly, I LOVE my abdominals.” and another women saying “My husband can’t keep his hands off me!” Give me a break! As if we’re going to fall for that….This type of ab exercise ball isn’t even a new concept. Here’s a quick review, some alternatives to this product as well as ab workouts with a resistance ball.

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