Slim Trexx Review: Does it Burn More Calories?


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Slim Trexx

Slim Trexx is an exercise pole system which helps with weight loss.

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Claims & Features

  • Get a full body workout as you walk
  • Gives added support and balance
  • Easily adjust to any height
  • Works for all ages and fitness levels

Cost & Availability

Website: 2 payments of $19.99 + $7.99 S&H or one payment of $39.98 + $7.99 S&H; can’t opt out of bonus fitness watch.

Slim Trexx Commercial

The TV commercial below has been airing as of this writing.

Slim Trexx Reviews

Slim Trexx is a set of exercise poles which simulates the motion of cross-country skiing. With this product, however, you don’t have to make treks to the nearest mountain to get health benefits from this type of exercise. With Slim Trexx, you simply take the poles with you on your daily walk.

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Although at first glance the advertising for Slim Trexx may have a seedy “As Seen on TV” tone to it, this is one product which actually delivers on its advertised hype. Walking poles do in fact add some upper body toning to your walks by taking advantage of the body’s natural motion to push downward. Slix Trexx provides resistance to your arms so that you are continually engaging upper-body muscles as you use it.

The commercial states that you’ll burn “twice the calories” which sounds like hype, but indeed a 2015 Prevention article confirms that using a walking pole can burn “up to 50% more calories” than regular walking. Moreover, the Prevention article also shows additional ways you can use walking poles in non-walking exercises.

Slim Trexx is adjustable, so users of any height can comfortably use the product. You may not bulk up while using Slim Trexx, but taking it on a long, brisk walk will provide enough toning to make this a worthy addition to your daily regimen.

Similar Products

Slim Trexx is not the only game in town. Nordic, for example, has $50 Balance Walking Poles which are rather highly rated. There is even an entire department of trekking poles to be found over on Amazon, with products ranging from around $20-$80

Epic Conclusion

Although Slim Trexx isn’t the only game in town, it does deliver on its advertised promises by providing upper body toning to ordinary walks. You’ll burn more calories and work more muscles by simply taking Slim Trexx along with you on your daily walk. The advertising may not have provided a compelling reason to choose this brand over others, but we feel those who do use Slim Trexx will be satisfied with their purchase.

If you’ve used Slim Trexx, please give it a star rating and comment below.