The Flex Mini® vs. Buns of Steel Sculpting and Toning

Buns of Steel Sculpting and Toning is a DVD fitness program hosted by Leisa Hart. The product is advertised as a complete \"buns\" workout. The program is a blend of approaches to lower body fitness. Drawing from ballet, yoga, and athletic training practices, Buns of Steel Sculpting and Toning is focused on sculpting and toning the buttocks area. According to some product descriptions, the exercise and toning methods employed in the fitness program are proven ways to accomplish lower body fitness goals.

Buns of Steel Sculpting and Toning leads the user through three different levels of exercise. According to product descriptions, this staged approach enables personalized progress as users exercise at their own rate. We were unable to find much else by way of information regarding Buns of Steel Sculpting and Toning. We would note, however, that the …of Steel name is very prominent on the fitness market and has been so for years. Furthermore, Leisa Hart is an AFAA certified fitness instructor.

 The Flex MIniBuns of Steel Sculpting and Toning
How much does it cost?The Flex Mini costs $199.99.$13.48. Shipping not specified.
Does it require assembly?No, the Flex mini does not require assembly. It comes ready to go.NO. It’s a video.
Are there any 3rd party clinical trials to back up the claims?YES there was a very comprehensive clinical study conducted. The results showed that 100% of users said it worked in some way. 92% said it was easy to fit into their daily return. 90% were more toned and firmed.NO. Buns of Steel Sculpting and Toning has not been tried clinically.
Is it FDA cleared? Please note that most products are not required to be FDA Cleared. This is a status that makes the Flex Mini unique.Yes – the Flex Mini is the first and currently the only of its kind to be cleared by the FDA for Toning, Tightening and Lifting the Butt and Backs of the Thighs.NO. Buns of Steel Sculpting and Toning is not subject to FDA regulation.
Do you need exercise while using it?NO. You put the FLEX MINI on, turn it on, and it does all the work for you using electronic muscle stimulation to perfectly contract and work all the muscles in your butt and backs of the thighs.YES. It’s an exercise video.
Do you need to focus on your form?No you don’t need to even think about form. The FLEX MINI keeps track of the intensity and duration of the concentrated muscle contractions for you.YES. One would assume the exercises are very specific.
When can you use it?You can get a concentrated rear end workout while you are doing your make-up, at work, watching TV, surfing the net, folding laundry, cooking, talking on the phone, helping the kids with their homework...virtually anywhere and anytime.When you’re ready to workout.
Can you tone other parts of the body?YES, you can add accessories to your order that are specifically designed and fitted to be worn on other parts of the body. There is one for the stomach and another for the arms. These accessories are individually FDA Cleared for toning, strengthening, and firming their specific body parts. Click here to learn more about the Flex Range of products.No, it is for the buns only.
Is it portable? How big is it?YES, is it very portable. It is about the size of a pair of shorts. It comes with a free travel pouch and weighs less than one poundYES. The video is. The workout itself is not.
Is it discreet?YES, the Mini is very fitted to the buttocks and back of the thighs and not bulky in any way. The remote is very small and tucks away in a small pouch on the side. You can wear it discretely under clothing and while doing virtually anything.NO. The workout is obvious. As you are moving around.
Does it require hard work or motivation?NO, you do not need to exercise or break a sweat during a toning session. You don’t need to find time for the gym and it requires no energy to give your entire rear end a very concentrated workout.YES. Buns of Steel Sculpting and Toning requires exertion and dedication.
Does it require batteries?No. It comes with a rechargeable power supply unit.NO. Your TV will require power, however.
What is the "Satisfaction Guarantee" period?For a full 60-Days any order can be returned for a full refund.Not specified through Amazon.
What is the "Product Warranty" period?If there is any problem with your Flex Mini it can be exchanged for a new unit for a full Two Years from your original purchase date.Not specified. This is unknown
Do they ship internationally?YES. The FLEX Mini is currently shipped to over 100 countries. Check our order page for a list of all the countries we ship to.Not specified.
Do they have toll free ordering and customer service?YES: (800) 222-7154. Our friendly customer service staff is available to help you between 9am – 6pm MST.YES.
Is there bonus material with your order?YES! Your Flex Mini Order Comes with a full 1-Year subscription presented by our sponsors to either Fitness or Elle magazines (A Retail Value of $50!).NO bonus material is included.
What is the delivery time for domestic orders?1 week or less.Not specified.