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* Tenderizing meat - of course, to accomplish this youíll have to throw meat at it really hard.
* Playing practical jokes on drunk friends - sit them in machine then tell them to watch you as you run around it a few times and youíll see what I mean.
* Pretending youíre Captain Kirk of Starship Enterprise - set phasers on "useless."
5. The Bowflex (tm) - This is a popular home exercise machine that utilizes incredible power of bending things to sculpt your body.
* Conversation piece - classic display of this machine in corner of your living room is sure to spur discussion. "You have how many payments left on this thing?"
* Tenderizing meat - remove one of bows and slap meat silly with it.
* Burglar deterrant - set machine in front of a ground floor window with all of bows rigged up to latch. Be sure thief signs a waiver before attempting to open window, however, as heís going to get up to 410 pounds of resistance right where it counts.
6. Electric Ab Training Belts - Electrocute your way to a flatter stomach!
* Unfortunately, they arenít very good for keeping your pants up, so thatís out of question.
* Place mat/food warmer - somebody running late for dinner? Set their plate on it and turn up juice!
* Memorabilia - write words "Golden Gloves" on it and set it on mantle right next to your "Big Mouth Billy Bass (tm)" singing plastic fish!
* Tenderizing meat - set meat on counter, place belt on top of it, turn it to highest level, then lean down on it with all your weight as it tenderizes and sears at same time!
* Driving safety gear - your spouse have a tendency to get sleepy at wheel? Thatís a thing of past when theyíve got belt on and youíve got controls in your hand...
7. And last but not least, every piece of equipment that has handles, bars, hooks, stacks, pins, corners, rails, seats, clips, stands or attachments and does or does not come in a box...
Nick Nilsson is Vice President of BetterU, Inc., an online exercise, fitness, and personal training company. Check out his latest eBook "The Best Exercises You've Never Heard Of" at http://www.thebestexercises.com or visit http://www.fitstep.com. You can contact him at email@example.com or subscribe to BetterU News, his fitness newsletter at firstname.lastname@example.org.