Tuesday, March 16, 2010

The Burn Machine

Have any of you heard of this new piece of equipment called the Burn Machine? The first time I heard it, I was wondering if it’s going to be some kind of vibrating belt gimmick and was reluctant to check it out. But after much persuasion from my friend Azmy, I decided to check it out.

We went down to the HQ of Pure Health and met up with Brian Wong, who is the co-founder of Pure Health. Once we stepped in, we had some brief introductions and then he tossed me this wheel looking machine.


He said, you are tough guy, I bet you can’t spin this for more than 1 minute. Not wanting to be outdone, I tried it. Man, within 30 seconds, my arms were burning away. By 45 seconds, I felt like I lost control of my arms and the burning sensation just intensified exponentially every second. Yeah, I didn’t reach the 1 minute timing but boy, my arms and shoulders felt pumped, like I just lifted.

So what exactly is the Burn Machine? The Burn Machine is a geniusly designed equipment with lots of uses. The main function of the Burn Machine is to help you burn fat and of course help to build upper body endurance. You can either do just the basic spin while standing stationary or you could go crazy and add this into your cycling routine (stationary bike please). You can use it as a dumbbell, spin it while doing crunches, spin while doing lunges. In short, whatever exercise you do, using the Burn Machine actually intensifies that exercise and just makes it that much more effective.

The Burn Machine comes in various sizes (weight) and models depending on your needs. If all you want to do is tone up and burn fat, the basic model below will suffice.



They also have a barbell version as displayed below for those who want to use weights. This is what they call an Asymmetrical Barbell System as the little counter weight in the center of the barbell will move. Overall, I think the Burn Machine is a fantastic piece of equipment to add into your arsenal of home based equipments. I totally love the spin action and is great for shaping up your deltoids, so your arms look great when you wear a sleeveless t-shirt. Just one small drawback which I hope they have in future models is being able to increase the resistance of the spinning action – hence making it more difficult to spin. The other thing I wish they had done was providing a way to add on some weights rather to the basic model. Currently, if you want something heavier, you have to buy a new unit which is bigger and heavier.

But besides that, I think the Burn Machine is definitely a great machine to burn fat and most of all, I would use it to supercharge my cardio workouts or replace your cardio workouts with an intense session of the the Burn Machine. We are working closely with Brian to come up with a special deal for everyone who is interested in buying the Burn Machine, so stay tuned for more details. As usual, look forward to hearing your comments.

7 comments:

Lexis Excellence said...
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Rajan said...

Lexis: How are you feeling man? Hope you are better. I've been running around like a headless chicken off late because of work. crazy times. Will be a bit free at the end of the month.

Anyway, hope you are feeling better.

ian yusof said...

cool piece of equipment ... hope it is not too pricey like kettlebells ... :)

Rajan said...

Ian: The price ranges from about RM 400++ to about RM 1K plus... depending on your needs and which model you buy.

anfield devotee said...

Eh? How to reach fer that cold can of beer?

This is not a good invention at all . . .

Rajan said...

AD: This invention is designed to help you chug beer faster.... how can it be useless?? hehehehehehe

DM said...

I tried this - pretty nice, but expensive IMO. I'm guessing it's just one of those fads that will pass.