The Firm – Ultimate Calorie Blaster

The Firm Ultimate Calorie Blaster is a 45 minute cardio workout; warm up 7 minutes, 31 minute training period, 2:30 minute cool down, 3 minutes plank work, 1:30 minute stretch.  It was so much fun to do this workout this morning, for so many reasons. First, I love The Firm. I worked out on and … Continue reading The Firm – Ultimate Calorie Blaster

Cathe’s Kick Max

Edited/updated 11/2/12 Kick Max is a 72 minute cardio/strength/kickboxing/HIIT workout. It's pretty amazing. 11 minute warm up, 22 minutes of kickboxing combos, 15 minutes of HIITs, 18 minutes of lower body strength work and 6 minute cool down/stretch. Kick Max is an advanced workout and my legs are sore after doing it! I love Cathe's … Continue reading Cathe’s Kick Max

Insanity: Fast and Furious

Fast and Furious: 22 minute cardio/interval workout; 6 minute cardio warm up, 3:30 stretch, 11 minutes of training time and 2 minute cool down/stretch. There are various ways to get this Insanity workout. It is offered as a bonus workout when you purchase the Insanity program through, or you can purchase Fast and Furious … Continue reading Insanity: Fast and Furious

Michelle Dozois’ Rockin’ Body Cardio Jam

Rockin’ Body Cardio Jam is a 51 minute cardio workout; 5 minute warm up, 40 minute training time and 6 minute cool down. I’ve had this workout for a long time and it is a good example of how our tastes change. I used to love it. I used to find it challenging. Now? I found … Continue reading Michelle Dozois’ Rockin’ Body Cardio Jam

Bob Harper: Yoga for the Warrior

Bob Harper's Yoga for the Warrior: This is part of Bob's Inside Out Method series which is full of intense workouts that I adore. Yoga for the Warrior consists of a 58 minute yoga workout and a 17 minute ab workout. I really love Bob Harper's new workouts (not the ones associated with Biggest Loser). … Continue reading Bob Harper: Yoga for the Warrior

Cathe Friedrich’s Kick, Punch and Crunch

This DVD has two workouts on it—Kick, Punch and Crunch and Legs and Glutes. I haven’t done Legs and Glutes yet and won’t be doing it for a while. I am currently in the middle of Jillian Michael’s Body Revolution, so that is where all of my strength work is until August 6. Once I … Continue reading Cathe Friedrich’s Kick, Punch and Crunch

Tae Bo II: Get Ripped Advanced

Billy Blanks kickboxing-esque Advanced workout DVD has 3 workouts on it (2 technically). 2 full workouts and one “8 Minute” workout. Interesting story behind this DVD. It is a step in my fitness journey. I remember many, many years ago doing the original Tae Bo (on VHS) and finding it challenging. Then, of course, it … Continue reading Tae Bo II: Get Ripped Advanced