Barlates: Barre Ball Blast

Barre Ball Blast is a collection of primarily lower body and core segments that use nothing but the stability ball and a mat--so body weight training. There are 6 segments plus a warm up and stretch. You can choose "Play all" for a 115 minute workout, or use one of the premixes that group segments … Continue reading Barlates: Barre Ball Blast

Barlates: 100 Rep Squat & Kick

100 Rep Squat & Kick is part of Linda Wooldridge's 100 Rep Challenge series. She has 10 workouts in this series (here is her 100 Rep Challenge play list so you can view them all). The idea behind them is you do 100 reps of each exercise in the workout. There are 10 exercises, so each workout … Continue reading Barlates: 100 Rep Squat & Kick

Gliding Extreme

Just as the title implies this is an extreme workout. It is advanced and it is tough. BTW--I loved it. Excellent, excellent workout from Mindy Mylrea. Gliding Extreme is set outside in a meadow. There is a large round platform set in the grass and Mindy does all of her sliding on this platform. It's just Mindy--no … Continue reading Gliding Extreme

Barlates: Quick Fix Total Body Weight Workout

Total Body Weight Workout is part of Linda Wooldridge's Quick Fix Series. It is free on YouTube but you can also purchase it on her Quick Fix Series DVD w/ 3 other workouts (one has already been reviewed here: Quick Fix Ballet Box). Linda also has this entire series saved into a YouTube Quick Fix … Continue reading Barlates: Quick Fix Total Body Weight Workout

Barlates: 5 Best Exercises Series

Barlates 5 Best Exercise Series is a collection of mini workouts from Linda Wooldridge. Each workout focuses on a single muscle group, contains 5 exercises for that muscle group and each exercise is done for a full minute. You'd be surprised at how quickly 5 exercises can fry a muscle group. I used (and am still … Continue reading Barlates: 5 Best Exercises Series

Barlates: 5 Best Hip Exercises

***Just like w/ 5 Best Butt Blasting Exercises, this review will eventually be double posted. It is available for free on YouTube (this review) but it is also part of Linda Wooldrigde's 5 Best Exercise Series DVD which contains 11 mini workouts. I am using the DVD version but I am posting individual reviews of … Continue reading Barlates: 5 Best Hip Exercises

Popsugar: 25 Minute Calorie Crushing Cardio & Legs Workout

Calorie Crushing Cardio & Legs is a short but effective strength + cardio workout by Popsugar and Anna Renderer. This was a fun little workout that combines bodyweight strength with cardio blasts--and some of the cardio is also plyo strength moves. For such a short workout, Anna does a great job giving your lower body … Continue reading Popsugar: 25 Minute Calorie Crushing Cardio & Legs Workout

Barlates: Stretch Yoga Fusion

Stretch Yoga Fusion caught my eye on Amazon because it contains 4 yoga workouts on one DVD. The description called them dynamic stretching with yoga inspired sequences. It is done by Linda Wooldridge, the creator of Barlates Body Blitz. I haven't tried any Barlates workouts until now and I am intrigued by her other offerings. … Continue reading Barlates: Stretch Yoga Fusion

Callanetics Extreme

Callanetics Extreme is a 70 minute bodyweight strength workout. I decided to try it mostly out of curiosity. Amazon kept recommending it to me and it got great reviews. The trainer that leads the workout is a woman named Lacey Kondi. I did find this to be different than any other workout I've done. It … Continue reading Callanetics Extreme

Svelte U: Workout One

Tracey Mallett has created two new workout DVDs. They are both titled Svelte U. One is Workout One and the other is Workout Two; however they both contain three 20 minute workouts. This is obviously a review of the first DVD. Though it does contain 3 workouts, I did them all in one session, back … Continue reading Svelte U: Workout One