Power Balance. On October 21, 2010, the Independent Investigations Group (IIG) at the Center for Inquiry-Los Angeles conducted a test of the 'Power Balance' bracelets in conjunction with Yahoo!
News. The Power Balance products are said to allow athletes to perform at their best, maximizing strength, balance, and flexibility. The active component giving the bracelet this ability is a hologram embedded in the plastic wristband. To conduct the test, the IIG recruited 16 volunteers as subjects, including former Olympic medalist Dominique Dawes. The subjects ran an obstacle course including a balance beam section, and a section requiring them to carry weight on an obstacle course. PowerBalance Class Action Lawsuit Signup. USDAR, usdar industry & trade co.,ltd usdar industry & trade. Model Search OE Number Search Usdar Industry & Trade Co.
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Power Balance products will supposedly improve your athletic performance and cure what ails you. The alleged mechanism ("frequencies" in an embedded hologram) is laughable pseudoscientific bunk. Remember when professional golfers were wearing Q-ray bracelets to improve their game? The Q-ray folks recently had a run-in with the courts. They admitted their product was only a placebo but argued that it was acceptable to lie to elicit the placebo response.
Richard Saunders Helps Expose ‘Power Balance’ Bands. January 11, 2011 The Australian manufacturer of Power Balance, the wildly popular rubbery bracelets embedded with holograms claimed to somehow adjust the body’s energy or vibrations, has admitted that there is no proof their product works.
Power Balance bracelets achieved global popularity, in part because they were embraced by a parade of celebrities. I recently interviewed researcher Richard Saunders, co-host of the Skeptic Zone podcast, about his role in exposing the Power Balance debacle. “I first heard about Power Balance in mid-2009, when we were asked by a major television program in Australia to test the claims of Power Balance, the magical wristband with the hologram. The TV program contacted me because they ran a story about it and wanted to know what the skeptics said.
A review of Energy Medicine: The Scientific Basis - by Harriet Hall, MD. Skeptic Magazine, Vol. 11, Nr. 3, 2005 Energy Medicine A review of Energy Medicine: The Scientific Basisby James L.
Oschman. London: Churchill Livingstone,an imprint of Harcourt Publishers Limited, 2000. 274 pp.ISBN 0-443-06261-7 by Harriet Hall, MD "ENERGY MEDICINE" INCLUDES therapeutic touch, craniosacral therapy, homeopathy, acupuncture, and numerous other alternative medicine practices. In the foreword, Candace Pert sets a strange tone for a scientific book by describing how Dr. Historical BackgroundAccording to Oschman, "In the past, the most remarkable success stories of complementary therapists (as well as healings in the religious context) were often dismissed because there was no logical explanation. " In 1873, Edwin Babbitt spent weeks in a darkened room to heighten his visual sensitivity; when he emerged, he said he could see energy fields around human bodies.
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Power Balance Technology. Harriet Hall Volume 34.3, May / June 2010 Carrying a Power Balance card in your pocket will supposedly improve your athletic performance and cure what ails you.
The alleged mechanism ("frequencies" in an embedded hologram) is laughable pseudoscientific bunk. Remember when professional golfers were wearing Q-ray bracelets to improve their game? The Q-ray folks recently had a run-in with the courts. Power Balance representatives demonstrate their products in sports stores at malls. What's in these magic cards? POWER BALANCE Performance Technology has been embedded with naturally occurring frequencies found in nature that have been known to react positively with the body's energy field. For thousands of years, eastern medicine has been using the same techniques for personal wellness through finding things in nature that react positively with your body, such as rocks, minerals, crystals, etc. Why Holograms? The company targets athletes, particularly surfers. The marketing is pure genius. Power Balance: Magical Energy Bracelets, or Nonsense? Power Balance: Magical Energy Bracelets, or Nonsense?
You've probably seen them many times: stretchy rubber bracelets, with a small credit-card style hologram attached. They seem to be everywhere. People in all walks of life are wearing them. What are they for? Supposedly, wearing this rubber band around your wrist dramatically boosts your strength, balance, and flexibility. Here are the claims about what the rubber bands do and how they do it. Your body has an energy field.Power Balance has determined what the optimum frequency should be.A hologram is printed on mylar and embedded with that frequency.Bringing this hologram into your body's energy field will tune it to that same frequency.This tuning of your energy field dramatically improves your balance, strength, and flexibility, by as much as five times.
Wow! Since their discoveries are so Earth-shattering, let's look at the various links in this chain that's sucking so much money out of gullible consumers: Really? The funniest part? Performance Technology. CA - Power Balance. The Gulf, Middle East & North Africa Power Balance is currently evaluatingdistribution opportunities in this region.If interested please contact :MiddleEast@PowerBalance.com Power Balance Technologies, Inc.20512 Crescent Bay, Suite 108Lake Forest, CA 92630 Thank you E: MiddleEast@PowerBalance.com Continue to Power Balance™ website www.powerbalance.com.
Power Balance Maker Admits Bands Are Worthless. Image: Power Balance The Australian manufacturer of Power Balance, the wildly popular rubbery bracelets embedded with holograms claimed to somehow adjust the body’s energy or vibrations, has admitted that there is no proof their product works. A representative of Power Balance Australia issued a statement that read in part, “We admit that there is no credible scientific evidence that supports our claims. Therefore we engaged in misleading conduct.” Power Balance bracelets achieved global popularity, in part because they were embraced by a parade of celebrities. Dozens of professional athletes, movie stars and musicians use them and have been photographed wearing the bands. LifeStrength. Homeopathy. LifeStrength.