There has been no shortage of the introduction of gym equipment on those tv advertisements. They come thick and fast and as soon as one comes out, another appears with the intention of seeking to convince you that it's superior to the previous one. What I observe, however, is that the newer one does not really offer any advantage over the previous. The sellers of these items usually get some paid persons to give some glowing testimonials on the effectiveness of this equipment when, in fact, many of those testifying have never tried it. I have tried a few of these so-called great fitness gadgets only to find that they are not as effective as they have been touted to be.