The Flex Mini® vs. Muscle Dynamics Glute Blaster

The Muscle Dynamics Glute Blaster is a full sized exercise apparatus that is designed to strengthen and tone the userís backside by the means of a relatively simple exercise motion. The device, which is five feet by six feet by three feet in dimensions, features a footpad on a sliding track. As the user is on hands and knees, he or she pushes up on the foot platform with one leg. As the platform slides it pulls up on the weight stack with a cable and pulley system. The level of resistance is adjustable and goes up to 150 pounds.

The Muscle Dynamics Glute Blaster weighs 394 lbs. and is constructed of metal. One online retailer, Unique Fitness Concepts, currently charges $3,449 for the Muscle Dynamics Glute Blaster. They offer free shipping to the lower 48 states for this device but do not clearly state how much shipping to Alaska and Hawaii costs. There are apparently no bonus materials included with the Muscle Dynamics Glute Blaster nor does Unique Fitness Concepts mention any warranty for the unit. The retailer does offer a 30 day return policy and satisfaction guarantee.

 The Flex MIniMuscle Dynamics Glute Blaster
How much does it cost?The Flex Mini costs $199.99.$3,449 with shipping and handling included for residents of the lower 48 states. S&H costs for AK and HI residents unknown.
Does it require assembly?No, the Flex mini does not require assembly. It comes ready to go.YES. Most units of this size require some assembly after shipping.
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. There is no mention of any published 3rd party studies with regard to the Muscle Dynamics Glute Blaster.
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 Ė 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. Yet FDA clearance is not required for this kind of machine.
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. The Muscle Dynamics Glute Blaster requires that the user exercise.
Do you need to focus on your form?No you donít need to even think about form. The FLEX MINI keeps track of the intensity and duration of the concentrated muscle contractions for you.YES. You must utilize certain techniques to get satisfactory results.
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.During your set workout times.
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. Using the Muscle Dynamics Glute Blaster will primarily produce results for your backside.
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 poundNO. This apparatus weighs 394 lbs.
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. You will not go unnoticed while using the Muscle Dynamics Glute Blaster.
Does it require hard work or motivation?NO, you do not need to exercise or break a sweat during a toning session. You donít need to find time for the gym and it requires no energy to give your entire rear end a very concentrated workout.YES. Without motivation and hard work you will not see results.
Does it require batteries?No. It comes with a rechargeable power supply unit.NO. The Muscle Dynamics Glute Blaster requires no batteries.
What is the "Satisfaction Guarantee" period?For a full 60-Days any order can be returned for a full refund.30 Days
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.None specified
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.NO.
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 Ė 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!).None specified
What is the delivery time for domestic orders?1 week or less.Two to four weeks.