Smartbells - the next Fad?

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Smartbells - the next Fad?

Post by Chris_A » Mon Jul 07, 2008 3:26 pm

The latest craze. Hmmm.....at those prices, I think I’d rather have the Wii Fit.

http://www.smartbells.com/index.php

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Post by hoosegow » Mon Jul 07, 2008 4:16 pm

Okay, I spoke too soon. Now my home gym is complete.

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Post by Ironman » Tue Jul 08, 2008 5:18 am

Wow, that's the dumbest thing yet. I wonder how long it will be before I see the clueless personal trainers using them.

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Post by Jungledoc » Tue Jul 08, 2008 6:04 am

Wow. You can even keep it on your desk! I went on to see the video about SmartBells Pro. Think aerobics holding a weight plate in your hands. I couldn't find the prices for the heavy ones, but the basic 5lb-something model was, what? $80 or something?

I need to get into internet marketing.

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Post by ironmaiden708 » Tue Jul 08, 2008 6:08 am

Chris when you search google are typing in 'useless and stupid training tools' and this is what you come up with?

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Post by Chris_A » Tue Jul 08, 2008 3:59 pm

ironmaiden708 wrote:Chris when you search google are typing in 'useless and stupid training tools' and this is what you come up with?
Something like that. I subscribe to Gizmodo, and when you follow links, other links pop up, and eventually you stumble on some stupid stuff. I figured others might get a kick out of the latest and craziest (and sometimes moronic) gadgets.

Like this.

http://gizmodo.com/5023043/fake-electri ... executions

It's a crazy world.

Still, that chair, while definitely not for kids IMO, would make a cool edition to my gameroom. :green:

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Post by Chris_A » Tue Jul 08, 2008 5:45 pm

The SmartBell Pros are ridiculously expensive.

https://01eda7d.netsolstores.com/index. ... ategory=19

The shape reminds me of those Lifeguard Rescue Cans. Somehow, I doubt a SmartBell would be a good choice for that job. :twisted:

Here they are in action. I bet Britney Spears could find a use for SmartBells.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yerC17R72vM

Notice they put Martial Arts into play with the SmartBells. Heh, I think Jeff Wincott did it better with regular free weights. At 3:48 the 45lb plate comes out, and then at 4:10 the deadly dumbbells.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCwU1rLJri4

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