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Exercise machine FAD!!

Monday, September 05, 2011

Yesterday I went to the Great New York State Fair, was walking around & went into a building where all vender's are selling mostly info commercial 'STUFF'..
Came across this stand-up machine that had a place you stand on & it wobbled back and forth(left to right) then when you turned it on it vibrated..
THERE claim was people have lost over 80lbs on this machine!!!!!..
I laughed so hard as I read & heard what they were telling people how you can lose weight standing on this thing & without a diet or eating healthy!!!
Well needless to say I HAD to speak up!!!
Oh I blew there doors in by miss leading the public to 'Think" they can get so healthy by standing on a machine & it will whip you into amazing health..OMG!!! I told them I lost weight the HEALTHY WAY!!
NOT A fad LIKE THEY ARE TELLING PEOPLE, THEY ARE SO WRONG NOT MOVING YOUR BODY WONT HELP YOU LOSE THE WEIGHT!
They asked me if I have done my research also IF I knew what I was talking about-like I said I blew there hair back & I had people LAUGHING at THEM!!!
Oh they wanted me away from there place & boy really fast..
People listened to me I also carry my before pictures & showed all who were there during this debate..lol
Well they never sold a machine with me there..
I go back to the State Fair TODAY this time I will get a picture of this Miracle weight loss machine to show all BEWARE..
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  • CHRIS3215
    Yeah the smaller one on the end I was told by the lady who ran the other stand next to them that they came with the one that was tagged SOLD on it..

    YESTERDAY not one person stopped there she said & when they seen me oh I was laughing at them..
    BUT they shouldn't tell people that they have someone who lost 80lbs using it ..PLEASE, like the supplements out there STAY AWAY..
    Eating healthy & in moderation getting your BUTT off the couch & working up a good old sweat get that heart rate up & OH how GREAT you will feel once you have got yourself healthy..
    YES MOVE IT TO LOSE IT!!!
    1845 days ago
  • RAYLINSTEPHENS
    you gotta move it to lose it!
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    1845 days ago
  • KEKEIKO
    Some people are looking for a quick fix and there's lots of people that are dishonest that will take their money in a heartbeat. They may not have sold their contraption while you were there but in the end you know someone will believe them and they will sell each and every one of them.
    Bravo for not staying quiet! emoticon
    1845 days ago

    Comment edited on: 9/6/2011 7:28:42 AM
  • ERIN4771
    it's funny...these are like the power plates the trainers at my gym use with their clients....too bad they really don't work...whatever happened to good old fashioned exercises? lunges, squats, bench press etc?? and perhaps keeping an eye on all the cr*p people put in their mouths?? oh well, guess you don't need accountability when you have the "power step" right?? emoticon
    1845 days ago
  • CHRIS3215
    LOL YES Linda, you nailed just what I did, I said YUP just like that old fashioned belt that shook your hips & A$$,I was shaking my butt back & forth while I was laughing at THEM..lol
    OH I had people roaring....
    SO yesterday believe this THEY REMEMBERED ME!! they said I wasn't to make fun of there machine I said OK just here to take pic's & REALLY show people how stupid this is.. emoticon


    I had hubby running for cover..lol
    1845 days ago

    Comment edited on: 9/6/2011 6:42:00 AM
  • MONTY68
    Hi Chris,
    Oh how I would like to have been there and watch you in action. It had to be a blast. I wonder what their people thought after you left.
    Thank you for sharing and hope you got a picture today.

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    1846 days ago
  • _LINDA
    I think I might have seen that contrapton at my fair last year. People are suckers who will try any weight loss/exercise quick fix that comes along. They claim it exercises your muscles passively as you have to work to stay on it. Reminds me of those fat belts they had in the early years, a big strap around your waist that jiggles you, maybe you get exercise by laughing so hard lol.
    Good for you telling folks how its really done and saving them some money!!
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    1846 days ago
  • ERIN4771
    awesome!! way to stand up and question them my friend!! can't wait to see the pictures of this miracle machine!
    1846 days ago
  • HEALTHY-GG
    great job way to speak up!
    =D lol I would love to see them when you come back! =D
    1846 days ago
  • SVELTEWARRIOR
    Now that is the way to tell them!!!!!!! Congrats on speaking out!!
    1846 days ago
  • CHRIS3215
    I just told Sunny332, this Seeing there faces today when I show up with a camera....IS GOING to BE PRICELESS!!!!!


    I am known to speak my mind when I see things that are BS!!!
    When it comes to getting healthy you must eat a healthy life style & moderation & MOVE that body NOT vibrating it & holding onto handles..lol


    1846 days ago
  • SUNNY332
    OMGoodness, what a rip off. Good for you to have your say. You are one brave woman...you are my "Shero" of the day....

    Can't wait to see the photo.

    Sunny
    1846 days ago
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