Longevity: Staying Power

Staying Power is a 52:30 minute cardio + strength/metabolic workout by Tracie Long. This workout is currently also available to stream on Amazon Prime Video and it's telling me it is free for Prime members though I have not tried to do it that way. This is the first time I noticed that. I checked … Continue reading Longevity: Staying Power


Stronger Longer Volume 2

Stronger Longer Volume 2 is another unique total body strength workout by Tracie Long. In the intro, she says when she turned 46 she felt stiff and didn't move as well as she wanted to. She felt something needed to change and apparently these Stronger Longer workouts address that. In less than a month I … Continue reading Stronger Longer Volume 2

Stronger Longer Volume 1

Stronger Longer Volume 1 is an excellent workout by Tracie Long. This (and Volume 2) are what inspired me to start looking at Tracie Long workouts again. I checked out one of her workouts several years ago (Figure 30: Hips), hated it and never bothered with her again. Recently I was perusing the library's workout DVDs when I … Continue reading Stronger Longer Volume 1

Focus: Kickback

I have only done one other Tracie Long workout: Figure 30: Hips, and I did not like it at all so I never bothered with any other Tracie Long workouts. But my library carries a lot of Tracie Long workouts. Every time I go to the library, I always peruse their workout DVD selection. Well, two … Continue reading Focus: Kickback

30 Minutes to Fitness: Sculpting RX

Sculpting RX is one of Kelly Coffey-Meyer's newest offerings in her 30 Minutes to Fitness series. The other DVD that came out at the same time is Step Boxing 2. Sculpting RX contains two 30 minute strength workouts. In the intro, Kelly says that workout #1 involves heavier weights and uses supersets. Workout #2 is … Continue reading 30 Minutes to Fitness: Sculpting RX

30 Minutes to Fitness: Step Boxing 2

Step Boxing 2 is the newest offering from Kelly Coffey-Meyer in her 30 Minutes to Fitness series. I have been looking forward to doing Kelly's newest workouts for months but life circumstances kept me from trying them. But I have been feeling great for weeks now, so it was time to finally give them a … Continue reading 30 Minutes to Fitness: Step Boxing 2

JessicaSmithTV: Upper Body Circuit Walk

I am doing great--recovering well from cancer treatment and regaining my strength and endurance. I am using Jessica Smith's 30 minute Walk On and Walk Strong workouts to help me get there. I am getting ready to progress up to her Walk Strong 3 workouts but first I decided to start increasing my morning workout … Continue reading JessicaSmithTV: Upper Body Circuit Walk

The Firm: Fat-Burning Sculpting Ball Workout

Fat-Burning Sculpting Ball Workout is a pink Firm workout that came with it's own equipment: an 8 pound sculpting ball. This workout is led by trainer Tina Smalley. Tina did several Firm workouts that used special equipment that came with the workout. Slim & Trim is one (medicine ball) then there are two others I own … Continue reading The Firm: Fat-Burning Sculpting Ball Workout

The Firm: Zip Trainer

The Zip Trainer fitness program was created by The Firm. It contains 8 short workouts and comes with the Zip Trainer, a nutrition guide and a fitness guide. The workouts are led by 6 Firm trainers: Emily Welsh, Allie Del Rio, Stephanie Huckabee, Alison Davis, Kelsie Daniels and Annie Lee Coffey. The fitness guide introduces … Continue reading The Firm: Zip Trainer

The Firm: Burn & Shape

Burn & Shape is a pink Firm workout led by trainer Emily Welsh. This is another total body cardio + strength workout. I didn't think I remembered the workout before I did it, but once I did it this morning, I remembered why I didn't like this workout. I have no problem with compound exercises … Continue reading The Firm: Burn & Shape