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Current Tv Fitness Infomercials

If there is anything I despise in this world, it is false advertisement and combinations of smoke and mirrors, lights and sounds, meant to make you want to buy this product or that product, or to use this service or that service, or to do this thing or that thing. Most of these infomercials, but especially the ones on what they call social issues, usually play the guilt card, namely they try to make you feel guilty for something that you are not necessarily the cause of, or they try to instill in you a sense of action, of wanting to do something to solve a problem that someone else has created, someone with powerful and skilled lawyers who can dodge responsibility sooner than you can say “snapper”.

However, like with all things, there are good infomercials and bad infomercials, there the ones that truly appeal to your sense of reason and intelligence and then there are the ones using base and primitive methods of motivation, calling on the carrot and stick procedure.

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Here I will refer the fitness infomercials, writing about current TV fitness infomercials and saying how I would do a TV infomercial. First of all, current TV fitness infomercials, some of them, make me laugh, or at least giggle, because I see all those pepped up fitness instructors jumping around the place and shouting indications like they have had one too many espressos. Just five minutes I saw one of the current TV fitness infomercials advertising the fact that children need fitness exercises as well. And, again, there was the ever-present pepped up fitness instructor, a Latina lady with curves everywhere, moving and swerving all over the place and telling the kids to do the same. It was funny.

If you ask me, that is not how I would do it. And you know why? Because right now I am pretty far from a gym, and I would be equally far from it even if it were right across the street from my place. When I say that I am pretty far from it, I mean that what goes on in the gym, and what benefits I might derive from this activity, are not immediately apparent from those infomercials, namely this is an activity far from what I would regularly do on a day to day basis. I would feel silly doing all those things just for what they would call benefits.

My fitness infomercial would be closer to the realities of everyday life. For example I would make a comparison between two people running for the bus in the morning, one of them managing to catch the bus while the other being left behind, late for work and sweating like a turkey on thanks giving.

Another clip I would do shows, for example, an office situation where there are two people trying to get into the elevator, at the office, but the elevator is too crowded. One of them, the one who works out on a regular basis, takes the stairs and gets to his office on time, while the other waits and waits, and waits some more to catch an elevator where he can fit in, with his big belly and sweat stained shirt.

There are many variants of infomercials and not all of them need to show people jumping around and doing unnatural things.

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If there is anything I despise in this world, it is false advertisement and combinations of smoke and mirrors, lights and sounds, meant to make you want to buy this product or that product, or to use this service or that service, or to do this thing or that thing. Most of these infomercials, but especially the ones on what they call social issues, usually play the guilt card, namely they try to make you feel guilty for something that you are not necessarily the cause of, or they try to instill in you a sense of action, of wanting to do something to solve a problem that someone else has created, someone with powerful and skilled lawyers who can dodge responsibility sooner than you can say “snapper”.

However, like with all things, there are good infomercials and bad infomercials, there the ones that truly appeal to your sense of reason and intelligence and then there are the ones using base and primitive methods of motivation, calling on the carrot and stick procedure.

Here I will refer the fitness infomercials, writing about current TV fitness infomercials and saying how I would do a TV infomercial. First of all, current TV fitness infomercials, some of them, make me laugh, or at least giggle, because I see all those pepped up fitness instructors jumping around the place and shouting indications like they have had one too many espressos. Just five minutes I saw one of the current TV fitness infomercials advertising the fact that children need fitness exercises as well. And, again, there was the ever-present pepped up fitness instructor, a Latina lady with curves everywhere, moving and swerving all over the place and telling the kids to do the same. It was funny.

If you ask me, that is not how I would do it. And you know why? Because right now I am pretty far from a gym, and I would be equally far from it even if it were right across the street from my place. When I say that I am pretty far from it, I mean that what goes on in the gym, and what benefits I might derive from this activity, are not immediately apparent from those infomercials, namely this is an activity far from what I would regularly do on a day to day basis. I would feel silly doing all those things just for what they would call benefits.

My fitness infomercial would be closer to the realities of everyday life. For example I would make a comparison between two people running for the bus in the morning, one of them managing to catch the bus while the other being left behind, late for work and sweating like a turkey on thanks giving.

Another clip I would do shows, for example, an office situation where there are two people trying to get into the elevator, at the office, but the elevator is too crowded. One of them, the one who works out on a regular basis, takes the stairs and gets to his office on time, while the other waits and waits, and waits some more to catch an elevator where he can fit in, with his big belly and sweat stained shirt.

There are many variants of infomercials and not all of them need to show people jumping around and doing unnatural things.