Review Category : Sports and Recreation

Jun 4, 2014 1

Spree Sports Headband Review

Spree Sports Headband I’m sure by now you have at least heard about the new Spree Sports Headband.  It is one of a gaggle of new products released in the last few years that have some fairly impressive fitness applications.  They usually interface with your smart phone and give you ...

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Trikke 48v Pon-e Review

The Trikke Pon-e 48v Electric Scooter I spent over a year reviewing the the Trikke Pon-E 48v Electric Scooter.  It is by far one of the best recreational/exercise devices I’ve played with in a long time.  When we originally contacted John Simpson in 2012 we told him we would like ...

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Whole Body Vibration – Ten minutes three times a week!

Whole Body Vibration Whole Body Vibration (WBV) is the use of mechanically generated vibrations that are transmitted to the body through a vibration plate at set frequencies or repetitions per second. This stimulus causes involuntary muscle contractions. The muscles react to the vibration by contracting and relaxing automatically. Depending on ...

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Sevylor Colorado Hunting / Fishing Canoe

To misquote a popular saying, “You don’t want to be up ____’s Creek with an inflatable canoe.” Fortunately, that saying is not applicable to the Sevylor Colorado Hunting / Fishing Canoe. Sevylor’s Colorado Hunting and Fishing Canoe, while being inflatable, is quite easily one of the most rugged units we’ve ...

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Bowflex Xtreme 2 Home Gym Review

It’s not the most modern home gym on the market, but can the Bowflex Xtreme 2 still produce quality results as it did for those models in the infomercials? We got our hands on an Xtreme 2 and put it through its paces, with some interesting results. Compact & Quick ...

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Bowflex Blaze Home Gym Review

Weighing in with up to 410lbs of resistance, Bowflex Blaze Home Gym is certainly not for the faint hearted. If it is a comprehensive home gym you are looking for – with all the bells and whistles – this baby should definitely be on your list. Let’s dive a bit ...

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Bowflex PR1000 Home Gym Review

Bowflex – the king of the exercise industry – has attempted to wow us again with its lower to mid range PR1000 Home Gym system. Will the Bowflex once again come out trumps in the constant battle for market share, or is this product a bit of a letdown? We ...

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Bowflex PR3000 Home Gym Review

If it’s a top of the line home gym you are looking for – do not look past the Bowflex PR3000. Once you have managed to digest the fairly hefty price tag, there really is no looking back. Once again, Bowflex seem to be spot on the mark when it ...

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Ab Dolly Plus Review

Unlike most of the gimmick ab machines on the market the Ab Dolly Plus is a good machine in theory and has some practical uses for a very specific population. The Ab Dolly Plus is, according to their website, used by top athletes from the NFL. PGA, Major League Baseball ...

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Ab Chair Review

Now that the Ab Lounge has sold over 4 million units and is making its’ manufacturer Fitness Quest piles of money, it was only a matter of time until it was knocked off – enter the Ab Chair. The Ab Chair makes some pretty bold claims. It says it’s easy ...

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Ab Bench Review

You won’t see a lot of fanfare and hoopla surrounding an Ab Bench. What you do get is a proven piece of exercise equipment whose only job is to train your abs pure and simple. Although I like ab benches in the gym where it’s nice to have a variety ...

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8 Minute Abs Review

The 8 Minute Abs system started the whole ab exercise craze when it hit the market years ago selling on late night TV. Here’s what you get for the money… 8 Minute Abs Product Claims 8 Minute Stretch Whether you’re just looking for a warm up for another 8 minute ...

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6 Second Abs Review

The 6 Second Abs machine is one in a long line of ab exercisers that became popular a few years back on late night TV. The philosophy behind 6 Second Abs is simple. They provide a machine that they say will allow you to perform the perfect crunch. There are ...

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Lifecore Rower Review

Lifecore has a good rowing machine on their hands with the r100 rowing machine, it’s a club level rower with great ergonomics and enough resistance levels to meet any users needs (15 levels to be exact). The design and function of the Lifecore rower are aimed squarely at the Concept ...

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Kettler Coach Rower Review

Kettler manufactures rowers from Germany. They have a good following in Europe and are making waves with the Kettler Coach Rower here in the US. The Kettler Coach is built for people who are serious about fitness and demand a quality rowing machine that will stand up to some punishment ...

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