LITE: Metabolic Blast

Metabolic Blast is part of Cathe's LITE series. LITE stands for Low Impact Training Extreme and Cathe created it as intermediate level workout series. For more information on the LITE series as a whole, please see the LITE Series review. Metabolic Blast contains 4 bonuses that are included in premixes and can also be done on … Continue reading LITE: Metabolic Blast

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Longevity: Defined Lines

Defined Lines is the 6th and last workout in Tracie Long's Longevity Series. I have done all of her other workouts in this series except Step Forward, which I have no interest in. So far I have loved them all except for Back Up. I am not sure how I feel about Defined Lines. I did like … Continue reading Longevity: Defined Lines

Longevity: Back Up

Back up is part of Tracie Long's Longevity series. I wanted to like it more than I did. It is a good total body cardio + strength workout. I finished it several hours ago and my shoulders and upper back are still feeling it. But so does my neck and not in a good way. … Continue reading Longevity: Back Up

Look Better Naked

Look Better Naked is a DVD containing two workouts by Jessica Smith. The workouts are apparently a companion to the book Look Better Naked published by Women's Health Magazine (Rodale). There is a one minute introduction in which Jessica says the workouts are based on a 6 week program in which you do 4 workouts … Continue reading Look Better Naked

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

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

Walk On: Walk the Weight Off

Walk the Weight Off is a 30 day fitness program from Jessica Smith. It contains 3 DVDs and each DVD has multiple workouts on it. Like many of Jessica's workouts, her mother Debbie is present showing easier versions of some of the moves, and her friend Beth is also present showing more advanced versions. A … Continue reading Walk On: Walk the Weight Off

The Firm: Total Body Lite

Total Body Lite is pink Firm workout. It is led by trainer Emily Welsh. This is another workout that uses the CardioWeights. This workout is a recovery workout--so it is meant to be easier than other Firm workouts. During the workout Emily states you are meant to use light weights. I had a hard time … Continue reading The Firm: Total Body Lite

The Firm: Power Half Hour

Power Half Hour is a pink Firm and is led by Emily Welsh. It came out around or just after the Firm's CardioWeight System. The CardioWeight System is a collection of workouts that came with a pretty cool dumbbells set. It had inter-changable/screw-on bells and weighted bars. I still use those weights but I keep … Continue reading The Firm: Power Half Hour

The Firm Express

The Firm Express is a 30 day fitness program that contains 12 twenty minute workouts and 2 bonus 10 minute workouts. The workouts in this program are based on a specific HIIT protocol of 8 seconds of high intensity work followed by 12 seconds of recovery, repeated 4 times. The 8:12 HIIT protocol is supposed to … Continue reading The Firm Express