Get Real Fitness from a Fake Pony?

Playing Get Fit on a Fake Pony?

Can playing horsey get you fit? Urologist Dr. Jennifer Berman tries a grown-up-sized toy pony that promises to give riders a workout!

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Users move up and down in the stirrups to power the plush steed as it scoots across the floor. “It’s harder than it looks!” proclaims Dr. Berman after taking a spin or two around the stage.

She thinks it offers a decent cardio workout, but she doesn’t really feel it in her legs. However, Dr. Berman rides real-life horses regularly, so her thighs may be in better shape than most.

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ER Physician Dr. Travis Stork takes a turn with the pony and agrees, “I can’t tell you how much fun it was!” And a fun workout is one you’re more likely to stick with.