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


The Firm: Time Crunch Cardio

Time Crunch Cardio contains 3 twenty minute workouts led by trainer Allie Del Rio. This is another Firm workout I bought when it first came out but then never did. I have been trying the workouts out as add ons to finish off other short Firm workouts and I love it for that purpose. So … Continue reading The Firm: Time Crunch Cardio

The Firm: Cardio Sculpt Blaster

Cardio Sculpt Blaster is a short cardio workout led by Lisa Kay. This workout is from The Firm's Body Sculpting System 1. Since I started my Firm journey with Body Sculpting Basics followed by Body Sculpting System 2, I ended up slowly buying BSS1 workouts individually. I did not like this one as much as … Continue reading The Firm: Cardio Sculpt Blaster

Kick Start Your Metabolism

Kick Start Your Metabolism is another Prevention workout led by Chris Freytag. This is the last of the Prevention/Chris Freytag workouts that I own. I bought this workout a long time ago but I never actually did it. It contains 4 workouts. 3 of them are approximately 15 minutes long and one is 9 minutes long. There … Continue reading Kick Start Your Metabolism

The Firm: Express Cardio

Express Cardio is part of The Firm's Firm Box series and is led by Stephanie Huckabee, another of my favorite Firm trainers, mostly because of her strength workout in this series: Total Muscle Shaping, which is one of my favorite Firm workouts, but also all of her other Firm workouts. Like Allie Del Rio, she … Continue reading The Firm: Express Cardio

The Firm: Fat Blasting Cardio

Fast Blasting Cardio is part of The Firm's Firm Box system. The Firm Box is a step that can be used in a 6 inch position, a 14 inch position and an incline position. This is a 30 minute cardio step workout. It is made up of 4 circuits. 2 of the circuits are straight … Continue reading The Firm: Fat Blasting Cardio

The Firm: Maximum Cardio Burn + Abs

Maximum Cardio Burn + Abs is part of The Firm's Body Sculpting System 2. As I mentioned in Aerobic Body Shaping, after doing Body Sculpting Basics led by Susan Harris over and over again, I decided to get more Firm workouts and purchased this system. It came with 3 workouts, the Fanny Lifter, a square step with … Continue reading The Firm: Maximum Cardio Burn + Abs

Body Fusion

Body Fusion is another of Cathe's easier workout DVDs that I bought after doing (and enjoying) Basic Step and High Step Circuit. This DVD contains one full length workout and 3 bonus add ons. Body Fusion is a total body cardio + strength circuit workout that alternates step combos with weight work. The bonus add … Continue reading Body Fusion

2-Week Turn Around: Cardio

Before my mastectomy I dug out some of the workouts I used while rehabilitating after my heels were crushed 10 years ago. The 2-Week Turn Around workouts were part of my rehab. There are two DVDs--a cardio and a strength DVD. Both DVDs contain multiple short workouts that you can do alone or put them … Continue reading 2-Week Turn Around: Cardio

Walk On: Walk Off Belly Fat

Walk Off Belly Fat is part of Jessica Smith's Walk On series. On this DVD, Jessica has 3 workouts plus a warm up and a cool down. You can do everything individually or Jessica has a premix menu that combines some of the workouts and lists them by Days (Day 1-5) so you have your workout … Continue reading Walk On: Walk Off Belly Fat