JessicaSmithTV: 19 Minute Squat Free Lower Body Strength Workout

Squat Free Lower Body Strength Workout is one of Jessica Smith's newer (free) YouTube workouts and it is a solid add on workout. Not a ton of reps but it does the job if you are using it as a finisher to another workout, which is what I did. I did Barlates: Energy Flow/Functional first, … Continue reading JessicaSmithTV: 19 Minute Squat Free Lower Body Strength Workout

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Ultimate 5 Day Walk Plan

Ultimate 5 Day Walk Plan is another Leslie Sansone DVD I got for $1 at the yearly library sale. Its a pretty neat concept. The DVD contains 5 one mile walks that she labels with colors (blue, yellow, green, purple and red), plus it contains 4 very short and basic strength segments (abs, arms, legs, … Continue reading Ultimate 5 Day Walk Plan

Rippedism 2

Stu and Jeff are back with another tough fitness program--Rippedism 2. In their intro, they promise that these will be the most efficient workouts you have ever done. They also say that this program is appropriate for all fitness levels from beginner to advanced. The only equipment you need are dumbbells. They recommend 3 sets--heavy, … Continue reading Rippedism 2

Metabolic Strength Vol 5 & Vol 6

Vol 5 & Vol 6 are the last DVD in Tracie Long's Metabolic Strength series. This DVD contains two more excellent 30 minute functional total body strength workouts--Rock Solid and Heat it Up. These two workouts were pretty amazing. They worked my entire body and gave me some cardio. I burned 400 calories in the … Continue reading Metabolic Strength Vol 5 & Vol 6

Fit Tower: Total Body

Total Body is one of Cathe's Advanced Fit Tower workouts. I knew the moment I started previewing this workout I was going to love it and once I did it--loved it! What an excellent total body strength workout! It is very metabolic, too. My heart rate was elevated in my cardio zone more than half … Continue reading Fit Tower: Total Body

Total Body Balance

Total Body Balance is a collection of 4 short workouts from Jessica Smith. These are true feel good workouts. They are all about 20 minutes long and they are all low impact. There is another exerciser with Jessica named Asha who shows more advanced versions of the exercises. However, even the more advanced versions of … Continue reading Total Body Balance

Metabolic Strength Vol 3 & Vol 4

Vol 3 & 4 is the next DVD in Tracie Long's Metabolic Strength series. This DVD contains two more 30 minute workouts Well Built and Full Steam Ahead. I loved Vol 1 & 2, so I totally expected to love Vol 3 & 4 just as much. But I didn't. I did love Vol 3 … Continue reading Metabolic Strength Vol 3 & Vol 4

Metabolic Strength Vol 1 & Vol 2

Tracie Long has 3 DVDs in her Metabolic Strength series. Each DVD has two 30 minute workouts on them. When previewing these workouts, I immediately knew I wanted them all. Total Fitness DVDs has clips of all of the Metabolic Strength workouts up on their website and that is where I previewed and purchased these … Continue reading Metabolic Strength Vol 1 & Vol 2

Grand Total Vol 3 – Geared Up

Grand Total: Vol 3 Geared up is the last of Tracie Long's newest Grand Total workouts. I enjoyed Vol 1, so when I saw Vol 2 and Vol 3 were available for pre-order, I ordered them. I feel like this review will be redundant but this is yet another excellent intermediate level workout from Tracie. … Continue reading Grand Total Vol 3 – Geared Up

Grand Total: Vol 2 – Rarin’ To Go

Tracie Long's newest workouts are Grand Total Vol 2 & Vol 3. I enjoyed Vol 1: Going Strong, so when I saw these were available for pre-order, I ordered them. Vol 2 Rarin' to Go is another excellent intermediate level workout. Just like Vol 1, it is cardio + strength and it is varied--you are … Continue reading Grand Total: Vol 2 – Rarin’ To Go