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  • Have I Been Using a WBV "Machine" All Along???

    Being that August is drawing to a close, naturally Sairalyn and I start thinking about snowboarding – what else? That we received our ’06-’07 season passes in the mail last week may have played no small role in that. Although she bought a new board last season (the K2 Luna 146), my lovely wife is […]

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  • "Our New Contraption Beats the Living Shit Out of You."

    I’ve been sitting on this post for two weeks… Not literally “sitting”. A client of mine told me about an ad that was placed in the New York Times by Soloflex. They were advertising their new version of a Whole Body Vibration machine, the SoloflexWBV. Advertised as a less expensive version of the institutional models […]

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  • More Vibrating Machine Nonsense.

    What would I do without my clients? I mean, how else could I possibly keep up to date on all the latest and greatest fitness trends (*cough cough no sleep cough)? From today’s New York Times: In This Workout, A Machine Does (Almost) All the Work. I’ll give you a moment to think it over […]

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  • Go Ahead, Compare Apples to Oranges.

    Just as a disclaimer, I am not a sports fan – never have been. I suppose I was born without the gene that compels one to root for your favorite team or watch sporting events. Even now, when I watch events such as Pride FC, UFC, the X-Games, Olympic weightlifting events, etc., I watch them […]

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  • Another Stupid Invention.

    Thanks to Rob Cherry for another amazing find: The Windjector-Pro This incredible device allows one to simultaneously cool a room and work the abdominal wall. But in all seriousness, this sort of thing (ridiculous inventions that barely mimic a valid joint motion) has to come to an end. Not to mention that anyone whose core […]

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  • Mighty Mouse, Indeed.

    Many thanks to Rob Cherry for sending me this gem: The USB Electrical Muscle Stimulation Mouse While I somehow feel that this device will be used more for its shock-delivering effects (read: accessory to online porn surfing), I feel inclined to comment on its applicability as a muscle-builder. Ahem. Simply put, it has none. In […]