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OBIESMOM2 SparkPoints: (88,160)
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1/14/13 4:23 P

I used one years ago in an aerobics class. I liked it. Can be a really tough workout, but it's fun.

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SERGEANTMAJOR Posts: 6,467
1/14/13 1:14 P


This nothing new, speed skaters have used something similar for years for dry land and summer training. While it may seem the roll up aspect has advantages it may also have built in disadvantages. Here are some comments on the product from speed skaters.

www.skatelogforum.com/forums/showthread.ph
p?t=24889


You can also build your own for under $40.00. I adjusted the price from that in the article to take into count inflation and local variances.

msaskating.tripod.com/slide.htm

Not as compact and portable but well under 20% of the cost of the roll up one. You might even be able to find the plastic to make one.


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Cardio burns calories, strength work burns fat.

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SIMPLELIFE2 Posts: 707
1/14/13 11:24 A

I would go with Valsides or Gliding Discs since they are way less expensive and you could get the same motion.

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1/14/13 10:57 A

I'm not familiar with it, so I did a quick search... it seems like an awful lot of money for something that you can do without that little piece of equipment. All of the exercises they demonstrate can be done without any equipment at all...

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MARTHROID Posts: 381
1/14/13 10:27 A

My sister used this before and she liked it. She said it was a good workout and fun. Ok, you may think i am insane, but if your feet are small (like my kids), they put their feet in empty kleenex boxes and slide around the house (on carpet). We call it carpet skating. I realize this is nowhere near the same thing, but you can see if you like the feel of it.

Oh, never mind, I just read that you ordered it. Forget the kleenex thing and have fun sliding to fitness!

Edited by: MARTHROID at: 1/14/2013 (10:28)
MOVE!!!!!!!
BIGSISTER28 Posts: 89
1/14/13 10:05 A

i dont think i've heard of this.where did you find it and have you got to use it yet.i'm always looking for something fun to keep me interested in exercising.you know if it's fun i'll do it with out thinking.

each step is a little closer to where i want to be and to achieve.
DSWILSON67 Posts: 42
1/13/13 8:34 P

Has anyone used one? I have just ordered one. I have heard its a good workout.

The first step is always the hardest.
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