The Flex Mini® vs. Yukon Butt and Thigh Shaper

The Yukon Butt and Thigh Shaper is a metal frame exercise machine that helps users concentrate their fitness efforts on strengthening, shaping and toning their lower bodies. The Yukon Butt and Thigh Shaper features both a platform and a padded seat in order to facilitate both standing and sitting leg exercises. The centerpiece of the unit is the pivoting roller that is attached to a free weight peg. The amount of resistance depends on the amount of weight placed on the peg. Users can perform 20 different hip, leg and buttocks exercises. The unit stands four feet tall and weighs 85 lbs.

The Yukon Butt and Thigh Shaper is sold online through at least one retailer, a company called BuySellFitness. They charge $2907 for the Yukon Butt and Thigh Shaper and shipping and handling will cost approximately $94. The retailer does not appear to ship anywhere outside the United States. As for satisfaction guarantees and warranty policies, the manufacturer offers a limited lifetime warranty for the Yukon Butt and Thigh Shaper and the retailer provides a 31 day return policy subject to a 15 percent restocking fee. No bonus materials are included with the unit nor do there appear to be any weight plates sold with it.

 The Flex MIniYukon Butt and Thigh Shaper
How much does it cost?The Flex Mini costs $199.99.$207 plus $94 for shipping and handling, which is only offered to U.S. customers.
Does it require assembly?No, the Flex mini does not require assembly. It comes ready to go.YES. It is impossible to believe that this unit ships assembled.
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 mention of 3rd party studies published regarding the Yukon Butt and Thigh Shaper.
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 FDA clearance is not required for a device such as the Yukon Butt and Thigh Shaper.
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 will not see any results if you do not actively use this apparatus.
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 take care with how you use the Yukon Butt and Thigh Shaper.
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 performing the routines.
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. The Yukon Butt and Thigh Shaper works primarily on the lower 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 poundNO. This units weighs 85 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. The Yukon Butt and Thigh Shaper is a noticeable 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. This is a traditional exercise apparatus.
Does it require batteries?No. It comes with a rechargeable power supply unit.NO. The Yukon Butt and Thigh Shaper is completely manual.
What is the "Satisfaction Guarantee" period?For a full 60-Days any order can be returned for a full refund.31 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.Lifetime limited
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.One to two weeks