March 15th, 2007, 08:37 PM
March 15th, 2007, 08:41 PM
i caught it on an infomercial the other night when i couldn't sleep... and honestly - i've been suckered in by too many infomercials that I dismiss them all out of hand... I don't think anything is the magic bullet anymore... and results are never typical
I'm not sure there's anything you couldn't do with it that you couldn't do with a piece of furniture... and as has been pointed out a bunch - toning is a result of fat loss.. .so proper diet is still mandatory...
but - if it motivates you to do something - well enjoy it
March 15th, 2007, 08:43 PM
huh, I saw an infomercial about that...seems neat and if you can motivate yourself to use it constantly with proper nutrition it probably works just as well as any workout....I'm curious to see how well you like it Keep me updated and good luck!!!
Last edited by LynnZ; March 15th, 2007 at 08:46 PM.
March 15th, 2007, 09:11 PM
Cost of a well-rounded, full body, complex muscle weight training program (squat, deadlift, bench press, military press, pullup, one arm row): $0.00
Cost of Fluidity Bar: $299.95
But if it will get you to stay on the path of good food and exercise, go for it.
March 15th, 2007, 10:32 PM
Wow, so the manufacturer's are now giving away squat racks, freeweights, benches, bars, pull-up bars and dumbbells now? Or at least giving away gym memberships so you can use the gym's equipment?
Originally Posted by TomO
Don't get me wrong, I think $300 for that bar is the dumbest thing I've seen in awhile, but, I think you ought to check your math. Being able to do the things you mentioned typically is not free unless you can mooch somehow. Just for squats alone you're looking at a minimum of a few hundred bucks plus storage space with a strong floor for the equipment, or else pay at least $35 a month for a gym membership. I built my own squat cage with scrap material plus about $60 for new material but the weights were another $150 so I've got over $200 just in my squat setup not counting my storage area and that's crazy cheap. Most decent home based squat cages are $300 or more, plus tax and/or shipping, plus a bar and weights. $500 or more is not uncommon, and that's not considering the other things you mentioned.
But, as for the original question of the bar... what the hell people? $300? Go to Lowe's and buy your own bar and mounting hardware and bolt it to the wall like in that dance studio in that video. It'll be much more stable and TONS cheaper. That's crazy. Actually it looks like it's $200 on the site... but still, just bolt a bar to your wall. Just tell the guy at Lowe's you need to build a really short hand rail.
March 15th, 2007, 10:52 PM
Well, at least you understood the point I was trying to make . . .
Originally Posted by corndogggy
March 15th, 2007, 11:01 PM
Now now I love the magic bullet infomercial, when the old lady stumbles out with the ciggy, priceless
Originally Posted by maleficent
March 15th, 2007, 11:46 PM
why'd i know somoene would pick up on that i like the hungover old guy in that commerical myself and the magic bullet blender is kinda cool -makes great pesto sauce
March 16th, 2007, 01:42 AM
Magic bullet sounds like a good name for a vibrator.
March 16th, 2007, 01:54 AM
it already is...
Originally Posted by corndogggy
Top Poster: maleficent