We all know the AS SEEN ON TV products that hock the next best product that will lift and tone, strengthen and tighten, all in a few minutes a day and for very little investment. What I can’t understand, is how they all manage to put you in sexually compromising positions or include the use of fallic looking devices:
Possibly the most famous example of this is Suzanne Somers and her ThighMaster:
It’s hard for this thing to NOT be suggestive:
The new craze ShakeWeight, notorious for commercials of bouncing moobies and boobies, is now in the running to overtake Somer’s thrown as the most sexually charged exercise equipment around:
The Neckline Slimmer. That’s right girls, build those muscles, your men will be proud! (And HAPPY!)
Rock and Go Exerciser- I’m not going to say what this looks like, but let’s say it wasn’t uber popular because people felt “weird” sitting on it.
Back2Life has been prepping couples for copulation since early 2000:
And just for good measure, check out this “Booty Ballet” offered:
OK so maybe not sexual, but definitely suggestive, I couldn’t make fun of exercising without throwing in good old Richard Simmons!
So yes, I say “WTF As Seen on TV exercise equipment inventors? How are you guys such marketing geniuses?!” Remember- sex sells! Keep up the good work…