On Monday, U.S. Customs in Savannah, Georgia intercepted a shipment of 1,783 pieces of counterfeit exercise gear imported from China. The 764 cartons included Shake Weights, Body by Jake, and Total Core. The gear sported counterfeit logos. So not only would you get the normal benefits of a fake exercise product, the fake exercise products themselves were also fake.
In case you don’t know what a shake weight is, it’s a dumbbell with plates inside that you shake back and forth, supposedly toning your arms more easily than if you were lifting weights. Here’s a video clip:
Fake Shake Weights, Other Counterfeit Workout Equipment Seized [cbsatlanta] (Thanks to foofish!)