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Ab Rocket Review - Scam or Worth Buying?
Ab Rocket is yet another abdominal muscle training machine that gives you a lot of hope through its infomercials on the TV. All the models appear to have toned and flat abdomen and claim to have got it through Ab Rocket.
Ab Rocket is based on crunches and helps you do them with ease. However, most customers seem to complain about the working of the machine and its design per se.
This machine promises to help you perform straight crunches providing resistance when you come back to sitting position. The manufacturers give a huge advertisement in infomercials that the machine massages your back while you do your work out.
It looks funny to see massaging as a selling point for an abdomen toning machine.
There are a number of negative feed backs from people who have used Ab Rocket and feel they must not have wasted $100 for the machine
Ab Rocket claims to have three resistance stages which support you while doing crunches. However, the resistance is quite low and is inefficient in providing good support even in the highest stage.
Changing the resistance levels takes more time and works as a turn off. The coil is stronger than necessary and requires too much force to tune it.
Difficult to store and move
Every time you want to make the Ab Rocket flat, you have to unscrew the complete assembly which takes more than half an hour. The same amount of time is required to screw it back. To perform half an hour of work out you would be spending well over two hours with the machine.
No effective massaging
The cushions provided at the back do not give the promised massage while working out.
The neck and back support
Ab Rocket is made in a single size and suits only people whose height is 5.8’ and less. If you are taller than 5.8’ you would have no neck or back support, making it very difficult to work.
Even for shorter people there is no way to adjust the neck support making it uncomfortable.
Single plane exercise
Your abdomen muscles are complex and require more than just crunches to bring about any obvious reduction in the fat deposited. Ab Rocket provides only a single plane exercise and there is no possibility of changing it.
Too much price for too low work out
The price of Ab Rocket is over $100. For an amount as this you could get a lot of benefits like overall toning of your body in a gym. Even if you buy Ab Rocket you would have to spend a considerable amount of time and money doing other exercises in the gym.
It is not possible to reduce fat in any particular spot in your body and hence a proper diet and cardio exercises are necessary.
Ab Rocket is suitable only to those who are less than 5.8’ tall and can be effectively used to do simple crunch up. The usability is limited and is not worth the price. I would not recommend this to my friends.