Body Gym System
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Body Gym is designed as an at home gym that lets you firm, tone, and sculpt your body in nine minutes per day. With such a system you are able to target the key areas of the body with a single at-home unit. Using resistance bands, this unit focuses on improving your strength in all areas, strength and resistance which increase / improve the more often you use the machine. Use the DVDs and workout videos to achieve great results.
Total Cost Breakdown
- Complete System
A complete body system, you get the special gym bar, a high quality latex resistance band, and a tape measure to track your progress. Additionally, you will find a travel bag in which to carry the system when you are on the go. There is a targeted workout DVD to which you may follow along and a BodyGym workout guidebook. Users get a sticker guide and a bonus DVD with Marie, the endorser, and her favorite workouts.
- Videos on Demand
You have videos available on demand so you can stream your workouts where ever you are, on all devices. Body Gym videos on demand let you stream or download workout videos directly to your computer, your Amazon fire, your Apple TV, your Chromecast, or your Android or Apple device. It costs ten dollars more, but with that single payment you have access to all the videos.
- No Gym Membership
No longer will you need a gym membership or bulky weights and equipment. Instead this bar weighs less than three pounds and can be broken down, taken with you anywhere you go.
- Lots of Happy Customers
There are over one million satisfied customers.
The unit is portable, packable, and effective. This makes it great for people to have as something they take with them on the road, to a college dorm, or anywhere else where a gym membership is not feasible.
- Not All Muscles
This unit does limit what you are able to do. In so doing, while you can target muscles from the lower, middle, and upper body, you are not targeting all of your muscles. Upper body workouts target your biceps and triceps but do nothing to target the shoulders or the back. Lower body workouts target the gluts and some of the legs, but not all of the leg muscles. Core wise, you are doing sit ups and twists which are both great exercises but far from effective at targeting all of the abdominals inside and out, or the oblique muscles.
How It Works
This single bar is designed to give you an entire gym of activities in your home. Slim, lightweight, you can use it to do squats specifically for the lower body, tricep extensions for the upper body, core twists for your core. Leg kick backs are another exercise for the lower body, bicep curls are for your upper body, and assisted sit ups are for the core. Break it down when not in use and carry it in your travel bag. As you get stronger, the resistance is increased, so it is good for any beginner or more advanced man or woman. Rolling the bar toward you naturally increases the resistance.
How it's Different from Competitors
This unit is different from normal resistance training because of the bar. Bands are a popular way to bring resistance training to the home, with various resistance strengths in each band. This unit combines flexibility with resistance and cardio. Strength training covers workouts wherein resistance bands or weights are used. The goal of these workouts is to build lean muscle. Lean muscle growth can help your body burn more fat and extra calories.
Flexibility training helps to increase your body’s overall flexibility. Through at-home videos you get to enjoy flexibility training programs which naturally combine cardio training. Of course the best type of training combines all three, which this at home workout unit does. Cardio training helps your body burn calories while strength workouts will give you leaner muscles and flexibility training helps to increase your metabolism. All three workouts can help your body to perform at highest capacity, and with the resistance bar you continually push yourself.
Tips & Tricks
- Check With Doctor
The company recommends, as with all fitness related things, that you consult with a doctor beforehand, particularly if you have never done these specific moves or have any type of health condition. With exercises like this, since the weights you are using are limited, the risk of serious injury is not nearly as high. However, improper form can still lead to incorrect muscle memory and some minor injuries. Be cautious when you exercise at home using this machine, follow the steps and the specific movements closely so as to maintain proper form.
Many people who use this machine can complete the core exercise set in a matter of nine minutes. There are other exercises included. Most people who use it on a daily basis see results of weight loss between one and two pounds per week. The maximum you want to lose per week on a healthy basis is between three and four pounds. As such, using this machine daily can help you reach regular, healthy weight loss goals.
Results generated from this unit will vary based upon what your level of health is when you start out and how much effort is put into each exercise. With any exercise you can really work, or you can cruise along not really feeling much or putting much into it. The more you put into it, the more you will get out of it.
- Spir Xercise Bar Kit
The SPRI Xercise Bar Kit comes with 3 Xertubes. With the three tubes you get three levels of resistance training, so that you can advance different degrees. What’s more, users get an exercise instruction sheet to help them put together full body workouts. In these cases the bar and the tubing can be used together or they can be used separately.
- Doubleflex Portable Gym
The DoubleFlex Portable Gym is not a resistance band, but it is a comprehensive at-home workout. Designed to replace weights, the smooth surface resistance technology incorporated into the unit is used on the International Space Station and by NASA astronauts. You can snap on the FlexPacks and enjoy either five, ten, or fifteen pounds of resistance which bears the same feeling as free weights.
There are leg and door attachments included so that you can convert the entire thing into a full body workout, sculpting both sides of your muscles at once. With this you get a DVD with nine workouts, a fifty page user guide, workouts from Nick Bolton, alongside diet and nutrition programs.
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