The Shake Weight For Men has become a huge success in the United States and in other countries around the world. But is it really effective or is it just marketed in a clever way that creates all this buzz around it?
In this article, I'll try to answer the question of whether the Shake Weight For men really works as well as traditional weight lifting does and whether or not you should use it as a way to gain muscle mass and build strength.
This is not a question that can be answered with a specific yes or no. Reviews and opinions about whether the Shake Weight is effective or not tend to go both ways. Some are highly positive and swear by the effectiveness of the product while others are full of disbelief and skepticism.
How does the Shake Weight For Men work?
To use the product, you need to hold it in one hand or both and to shake it vigorously in a small range of motion. The weights on either side of the dumbbell have springs so they bounce back and forth, sending shocks into your arms in what is known as as Dynamic Inertia. This is supposed to give you a workout that can rival the one you can get with regular weight training.
There are a few things that need to be said about this claim:
1. There is no doubt that using the Shake Weight For Men does work in the sense that it stimulates your muscles a great deal. You will certainly feel the muscles straining.
2. The Shake Weight For Men is touted as an upper body workout device. However, it is difficult to see how you will be able to effectively train your chest and back with this device. It seems that traditional exercises such as push-ups, lat pulldowns, chest presses, and pull ups are much better options, at least in that regard.
3. As the Shake Weight For men only weighs 5 lbs or so, it's unclear how good it will be in terms of actual muscle growth. As building muscles usually requires heavy weight lifting, I do not know how such a light weight will function. It is important to note that because this is a light device, it can be taken with you when you travel and used away from home.
Overall, it seems that this product does have merit but it is not a complete substitute for weight training. For optimal results, weight training must still be a part of your routine.