The Flex Mini® vs. ThighGlider 1000

As its name indicates, the Thighglider 1000 is an exercise device that is geared toward facilitating a lower body workout. The apparatus is a metal frame unit with two kneepads that are attached to rubber resistance bands. These two kneepads pivot back and forth as the user kneels down and swings his or her body one way and the other. There are also two resistance bands for the upper body, each with a handle. These enable the user to perform upper body routines while doing the primary lower body motion. Multiple levels of resistance are determined through the use of different resistance bands in both the upper and lower sections.

The Thighglider Company sells the Thighglider 1000 through an online marketplace where they charge $199.80 for the apparatus. The Thighglider 1000 comes with a bonus workout DVD as well as a floor mat for the device. The company posts no satisfaction guarantee policy or warranty information regarding this apparatus. They charge approximately $20 for shipping to all U.S. states. International shipping and handling costs appear to vary from one country to another. It requires some assembly and weighs approximately 30 pounds.

 The Flex MIniThighGlider 1000
How much does it cost?The Flex Mini costs $199.99.$199.80 plus approximately $20 for S&H to all U.S. States. International shipping rates appear to vary.
Does it require assembly?No, the Flex mini does not require assembly. It comes ready to go.YES. The 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 know of no published 3rd party studies that support the Thighglider 1000.
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. However the Thighglider 1000 does not require such 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. This is a traditional exercise machine.
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 use the apparatus correctly in order to promote 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.When you can devote time to utilizing the Thighglider 1000.
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. This apparatus facilitates both upper and lower body toning.
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. The Thighglider 1000 weighs approximately 30 lbs. and is 30 inches wide.
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 canít go unnoticed while using this device.
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. The Thighglider 1000 requires effort and motivation.
Does it require batteries?No. It comes with a rechargeable power supply unit.NO. There is no battery requirement.
What is the "Satisfaction Guarantee" period?For a full 60-Days any order can be returned for a full refund.Not specified
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
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.YES.
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.NO.
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!).Exercise DVD and floor mat
What is the delivery time for domestic orders?1 week or less.One to two weeks