This looks pretty sweet.https://www.bodyactionsystem.com/index.asp
Thread: Bas Rutten's Body Action System
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Forget Bas 'you pay me $$$ I endorse anything' Rutten's name on it, it looks like something you would see in a womans aerobic class & NOT built to take serious abuse or power hitting. You get similar strike targets many places for lot less, NONE are designed for hard hitting martial artists they are designed for the aerobic light hitting fitness market. Just look at the construction of them, & of the BAS.
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Exactly something like a BOB is far morer realistic & worthwhile.
Look t the construction of the Bas Rutten equipment & others in links above - not great or rugged. Add to that typically silly Cable TV Infomercial price!
BUY ALL 3 FOR ULTIMATE WORKOUT & CONDITIONING :
1)Get a Chuck Norris Total Gym (thee go up to $5000 no kidding for best ones!)
2)Latest Ab equipment (must be currently on Cable TV Infomercial).
Sure it will cost you hundreds or thousands (if you go for best Total Gym) but will be well worth it (????????) if Chuck Norris & Bas Rutten endorse them, they must be the real deal, right.
12-11-2009, 07:38 AM #15
When I saw the infomercial for this last night I thought it was a new product because Kimbo was on it and he only just finished TUF heavyweights, I guess he filmed this even before the series started?
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You know what? Bas does a lot of fun/cool stuff. Some of it is just re-hash, but I can't blame the man. He's like a kid with ADD. Once it's boring he's just has to do something new. My coach is like that.
He's a lot of fun to train with, very high energy. You've seen his Cartoon Network commercials? Just like that (no j/k). Only time I've seen him mellow is around his family and when he's not speaking to anyone (not angry, just chillin").Poi Dog
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04-27-2011, 03:39 PM #21
Body Action System
Ok heres a short review on the Body Action System;
I bought the $600 Package which is everything but the silly little T-Shirts.
So the Frame/Pads are EXCELLENT! very hard wearing and can take a good smack all day long, i'm not a light weight either.
The head is the best part, i was a little off when doing research on the B.A.S as doing upper cuts are something that when training is needed and like most Body bags can bust ya wrist and arms. But the head is Perfect, there is no other words but WORKS GREAT.
When buying any package you will get a DVD....my advice is Ignore it. YOU and only you know how to work out as you know your body better than some guy or girl who is general and not specific. If buying to loose weight then seek a real diet and figure a routine out on the B.A.S yourself.
Now Like i say, the actual pads and frame is great and does not take a person with a BA to fix it up, BUT...i have figured out a problem with B.A.S!!
they supply you with 6 sand bags (clearly unfilled) when buying the $600 package.
Problem is, when setting it up, i filled all bags with sand and layed them over the base of the stand as shown on the Piece of paper included in the bags, BUT yep! BUT the bags are crap.
As i did a light work out on the System, the stand was shaking all over the bloody place, so i replace the sand with stones....NOPE same problem...
SO i replace the stones and placed sand back in the bags but this time i bought 4 extra bags of sand and just placed them in normal black bags (incase they leak) and placed them with the other sand bags to extra weight and sure enough that worked.
This is a ploy by BASS and the company for you to buy EXTRA sand bags so they can make some more $$$....so beat the system..just head out and use normal bags.
company 5/10 (don't con a con!)
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05-25-2011, 04:36 PM #24
I just got mine today. this thing is built very well. I noticed that it was very hard to find a decent review on these, even though it's been around for a few years. I was glad to see yours and wanted to second your opinion so others would know that you are 100% right.
The only downside is (if you consider it a down side) is that you do need more weight than the bags will hold and the steel shot they suggest is another $50-$100 and hard to find. I did what you suggested and it worked perfectly. $20 worth of sand and 2 duffle bags I had lying around and it was all good.
I have to say, I was very cautious about buying this thing (I waited a year) but it is really cool and tons of fun. You can pound the hell out of it and it keeps cooming back for more. If the price doessn't scare you off, I say go for it. It's awesome. I'm not a huge hitter but I'm 220 lbs and I don't hold anything back. It could definitely take more than I can dish.
Also, I'm no Bas Ruten shill. I didn't even know who he was until I started taking Krav with my kid last year. I could care less who's name is on it, it was exactly what I was looking for. The head is awesome and the fact that you can do upper cuts is a blast. MUCH better than a bag or a BOB. there is no debate about that. Really the only issue is price
the other thing that kind of turned me on is that you can't find a used one anywhere. People keep them. I know if I get tired of it, I can sell for $100-$150 less than I paid for it and be done with it.
BTW- The price is down to $479 for the Deluxe w/focus pads and the shipping was $50 to TX. It was here in 3 days from CA and they didn't try to sell me anything else. I have to say they were as good as could have been expected so I do disagree with the low rating on the company. I bought it on the web and never spoke to anyone. It was seamless and fast.
Good Luck and go for it if you are on the fence. It's as good as advertised and a ton of fun.
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I've seen the adds, until I see someone with some posting history give it a good review, $500+ for a $90 BOB seems expensive. $500 will get you close to a years training at a typical MMA gym. Hitting someone that hits you back is much better, for the money, imo.100% Raw / Natural
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BAS after 1 year
If you will see my other review from last march, you'll see that I added a bunch of weight to the sand bags to keep it from moving around.....well, I hurt my shoulder pretty bad by adding all this weight. The program that came with (and all the Bas Ruten CD's) is very "left hook" centric and I thought I tore my left rotator cuff from overuse. After MRI, it turned out to be acute bursitis but I was down for 3 months. I removed some of the extra weight and have changed my routine a little to protect my left shoulder. Nothing major but I don't want to go through that again! I recommend adjusting the weight to allow for some movement of the stand when you are hitting to avoid injury.
I honestly posted this review because I could not find anything out there other than BAS trying to sell it on TV or affiliate websites. I knew that there were no used ones anywhere so I knew I could take a $100-$150 loss on one and sell it on Craig's List if I hated it so it was worth it to me to give it a shot. I wanted there to be a decent, honest review from a normal guy (not a bot or affiliated any way with anyone in the fitness industry). I'm not an MMA fighter, I'm not a muscle head (I do work out 5 days a week, but it's just so I can drink beer when I want), I'm not looking to learn to fight or "wreck stuff in 5 minutes". I'm just a 43 year old dude with 2 teenage kids that all enjoy this thing. It's built like a tank and still looks like it came out of the box a year after I got it. if you have any questions, email me: firstname.lastname@example.org.
My take: If you have $500 to spend on a piece of cardio MMA/Kickboxing equip, it's awesome. If not, you can certainly find other very effective ways to get a good workout for less.
Anyhow, I hope this helps. I don't check in a lot here so email me if you want more info