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Old 02-17-10, 07:17 AM  
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Are slide boards back? (YEAH!)

Is it just me, or are they showing up on a lot of etailer home pages?

That has me so happy because I love my board (unearthed it when moving recently) and just bought a new VCR for my home gym so I could play my Slide videos. Are any available on DVD?
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Old 02-17-10, 10:30 AM  
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This would be awesome. I tried it once and loved it but couldn't find much in the way of workouts. Reebok put one out a long time ago on VHS.
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Old 02-17-10, 12:55 PM  
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CIA had a few slide board videos too. I don't know if it's back but Biggest Loser had it on their last show. They had a challenge to see who can slide from one end to the other 500 times the fastest. I think they featured it because J.R., the U.S. speed skater who just won a bronze, was a guest and the slide board is similar to skating.
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Old 02-17-10, 01:16 PM  
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Ah. OK, that explains it.

I think I have most every worthwhile VHS. But it would be great to have a DVD.
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Old 02-17-10, 01:19 PM  
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I can't remember where I was yesterday, but I was looking for TRX deals and slide boards were on at least two different home pages.
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Old 02-17-10, 01:20 PM  
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Ha! We used to have one of those at my parents house...wonder if they still have it...hmmmm. I did see it on the BL this week, so it was in the front of my mind the past week too. Would be fun to try one of those again!
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Old 02-17-10, 01:58 PM  
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I have one and never use it. I used it a few times when I first got it and then never picked it up again. I should challenge myself to do what they did on BL and try to hit the sides 500 times. I probably would lose count. Not sure why I stopped using it. Guess it was hard

I just may pull it out again this week.

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Old 02-17-10, 01:15 PM  
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Is it just me, or are they showing up on a lot of etailer home pages?
which ones?

i found my slide board at a thrift store - Savers. net cost was $5 (i had a coupon) and it came with everything in the original box except the vhs video, which i found a few years later. the brand i have has Cheryl Ladd on it. in the corresponding video, i think she appears in the intro, but the video itself is taught by Sandy Lewis. the title is Sliding into Shape.

i have several, including the CIA (Christi Taylor), Donna Richardson, Kim Alexis, Reebok, Andre Houle.

i'm always checking the thrift store for the Denise Austin one - anyone have it? i think it was issued with the board, and it was manufactured by Bollinger. It may be in a pink, turqoise and white cardboard sleeve, or just plain white. if anyone knows the title, i'd appreciate that too.
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Old 02-19-10, 05:05 AM  
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Is it just me, or are they showing up on a lot of etailer home pages?

That has me so happy because I love my board (unearthed it when moving recently) and just bought a new VCR for my home gym so I could play my Slide videos. Are any available on DVD?
I saw this while buying kettlebells,

http://www.performbetter.com/detail....644_A_rnd_E_24

I still have my slide (Reebok.the adjustable one), thanks for starting this thread, I never parted with it because it was so much fun!, I'll just need to dust it off and buy some bootie
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