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SILLY__RABBIT
Posts: 2,360
2/22/11 7:06 A

Before I moved the gym there had one and boy was it a butt kick! As to the calories, I'm not sure, it was before my BMF (Body Media Fit) and before I was religiously tracked calories burned. But if you have the opportunity, def try it out!



KRAZYKIKI
Posts: 390
2/21/11 8:32 P

Today with my trainer I would alternate weight machines with 3 minutes on the Jacob's Ladder. It was SO HARD but a great workout. It was hard for me to get used to the JL at first, but now I would totally recommend it if you are looking for a one stop workout.



RENA1965
Posts: 17,878
12/5/10 11:09 P

Damn if you gym has one get on it and work it lol.. I think it would be a hell of a workout too!



UNIDENT
Posts: 33,498
12/5/10 7:24 P

It's a full body movement and you're moving most of your bodyweight. Seems like a hell of a workout to me. It would be among the highest calorie burning types of activities you can do.

From what I see on youtube, the machine comes with a calorie estimator...



MABELPIE
SparkPoints: (14,745)
Fitness Minutes: (18,905)
Posts: 646
12/5/10 6:59 P

No idea about calories but it is sooo cool. I'm in good shape but could only do about 15 minutes. Sadly my current gym doesn't have one...such a challenge!



SYMPATHYDATE
Posts: 642
12/5/10 6:56 P

Has anyone ever used a Jacob's Ladder exercise machine before? What did you think and how long did you do.

Any estimates on how many calories it burns an hour?



 
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