The Flex Mini® vs. Sunny Health & Fitness Twist Stepper

The Sunny Health&Fitness Twist Stepper is a rather basic step machine that features two pivoting foot pedals and two cords and handles. The steel frame device is 8 inches tall, 18 inches long, 16 inches wide, and weighs 21 pounds. As the user stands on the two pedals he or she pivots his or her body back and forth. There is a variable resistance adjustment and the unit also offers a battery-powered progress monitor for tracking calories burned, time elapsed, number of strokes, and so on. The Sunny Health&Fitness Twist Stepper’s two cords function as resistance bands so that users can work both their upper and lower bodies at the same time.

The Sunny Health&Fitness Twist Stepper is said to promote strength, flexibility, body toning, and balance. The device is covered by a manufacturer’s 90 day warranty and the online retailer we located offered a conditional 90 day return or satisfaction guarantee policy. They charge $79.99 for the Sunny Health&Fitness Twist Stepper and ship it for free, but only to the lower 48 states. They offer no shipping outside the continental United States. Three AAA batteries are included for use with the progress monitor.

 The Flex MIniSunny Health & Fitness Twist Stepper
How much does it cost?The Flex Mini costs $199.99.$79.99 with free shipping, but only to the lower 48 states.
Does it require assembly?No, the Flex mini does not require assembly. It comes ready to go.YES. This device requires some assembly.
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. We saw no published 3rd party studies regarding the Sunny Health&Fitness Twist Stepper.
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. This kind of apparatus does not require FDA clearance.
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. You must work out with the Sunny Health&Fitness Twist Stepper.
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. You should pay attention to how you use the device.
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 can spend time and energy using the Sunny Health&Fitness Twist Stepper.
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.YES. The apparatus can facilitate toning of the lower and upper body.
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 Sunny Health&Fitness Twist Stepper is somewhat portable. It weighs 21 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 cannot go unnoticed while exercising with this apparatus.
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. The Sunny Health&Fitness Twist Stepper is a traditional exercise machine.
Does it require batteries?No. It comes with a rechargeable power supply unit.YES. The progress monitor requires a AAA battery.
What is the "Satisfaction Guarantee" period?For a full 60-Days any order can be returned for a full refund.90 days conditional
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.90 days
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 – 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!).A single AAA battery (value unknown)
What is the delivery time for domestic orders?1 week or less.Approximately one week.