JTX Salon Fit S2 Review
If you use a vibration plate at a beauty or tanning salon, the JTX Salon Fit S2 design may look familiar. The classic, sturdy build is the type favoured by salons, and for good reason - they deliver results day-in day-out.|
If you're fed up of waiting for a free slot on a machine like this, the Salon Fit S2 will give you the opportunity to continue your weight loss and toning regime at home - without the waiting.
Most beauty and tanning salons in the UK provide their customers with oscillation plates with a vibration option (see animation) like the JTX Salon Fit or iFit Classic. The oscillation motion is mostly used for weight loss, but the added toning benefits provided by the high power vibration option are a great asset.
So what's the difference between this model and a similar one you'll see in a commercial premises such as the iFit Classic? The JTX Salon Fit sells for £799, where as the IFit Classic currently retails for £2995. The reason for the big difference in price is that the IFit Classic sells direct to business users and come with commercial use warranties and specialist installation which isn't needed for home use.
Great deal for the home user!
And with the home user in mind, it's extremely simple to set up and start exercising. It comes with a workout DVD (very good in our view) and a poster so you are always clear what exercises to do.
There are three great starter programmes to get you up and running if you're new to whole body vibration training, and an additional 6 programmes that you can edit to keep your exercise programme interesting and challenging.
The control panel (see below) is pretty self-explanatory and easy to use with one-touch buttons, and up and down selectors that are also situated on the handles for convenience.
We've known the team at JTX for some time now (they're always happy to loan us a plate!) and they're one of the best for customer service and looking after you. And true to form, if you have any problems within the first year, JTX will provide a specialist vibration plate engineer to fix the machine in your home.
The Console and Display Unit
Our view: |
The JTX Salon is a sleek looking machine. The good sized plate and upper body straps lend themselves to a wide variation of exercise positions (all covered in the DVDand poster). It offers great value for money in our view and would help anyone with the weightloss goals.
9 programmes-(3 iFit inspired+ 6 customisable programmes)
Simple operation with clear console.
Oscillation for weight loss and vibration for toning.
Good warranty and 28 day money-back guarantee.
Upper body straps and exercise poster and great DVD.
Vibration frequency (Hz) can be set in single increments.
Timer settings can be increased in 5 second increments.
Sleek black design will look good in a home gym.
Commercial quality plate- robust and hard wearing.
Powerful motor runs smooth and quiet.
Available on interest free credit from £53 per month
No wheels for moving around.
This is a machine designed for weight-loss using the Oscillation motion, so the vibration function isn't as powerful as a gym power plate for exercises like sit ups and push-ups.
Model name: JTX Fitness Salon Fit S2
Dimensions: (W) 680 mm x (D) 870 mm x (H) 1340 mm
Platform: 680 mm x 500 mm
Max user weight: 180 kg, 28 stone
Programmes: 9 programmes-(3 iFit inspired+ 6 customisable programmes)
Vibration type: Oscillation and Vibration
Product weight: 62 kg
Display: LCD display
Motor: 2 Motors: 1500w Oscillation, 500w Vibration
Frequency: 120 speed settings (60 speeds for each type of movement
Amplitude: 12mm (Oscillation) 3mm (vibration)
Guarantee: In home service warranty: 1 year domestic (+£100 commercial)
JTX Salon Fit S2:|
Star rating: 80%
Best Price: £1,149 from JTX Fitness
or from £48 a month with interest-free credit.
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