Fusion Flow & Glow

Fusion Flow & Glow is part of Jessica Smith's new Strong + Centered Series, which is made up of 6 DVDs/19 workouts total. Jessica has also created an 8 week rotation calendar using the Strong + Centered workouts. All of the workouts are available both on DVD and as a downloads. All of the DVDs … Continue reading Fusion Flow & Glow


Cathe Live: Metabolic Burn

#170 Metabolic Burn is a tough metabolic strength workout. I am using Cathe's live metabolic workouts as cardio/conditioning workouts rather than as strength workouts but this one nevertheless work all of my muscles very nicely. I was working very hard in this workout. And Cathe hits you right out the gate with sliding push up … Continue reading Cathe Live: Metabolic Burn

Barlates: Torch & Tone/Slide

Torch & Tone: Slide is another lower body and core workout from Linda @ Barlates. It is primarily metabolic lower body work, but there is a lot of plank work which works your core hard. I found this a very tough workout--tougher than I expected it to be. Yesterday was Black Friday and my husband … Continue reading Barlates: Torch & Tone/Slide

Focus: Lift Higher

Lift Higher is the first workout in Tracie Long's Focus series. From what she says in her intro, it appears she originally created 4 thirty minute workouts in the Focus series and if you use all 4 of them in a week, you will take care of everything. So far I have also done Kickback … Continue reading Focus: Lift Higher

Cardio Back & Bicep Burn

I am feeling much better this morning so I was thrilled to actually enjoy my workout again! I didn't take Nyquil last night so that wasn't dragging me down this morning either. This morning was Cardio Back & Bicep Burn by Yvette Bachman. This is one of her newer workouts and I knew from the … Continue reading Cardio Back & Bicep Burn

Fat Burning Cardio/Core Mashup

Fat Burning Cardio/Core Mashup is a fun and intense workout that alternates core work with cardio intervals and you use lots of equipment. About 40 minutes into the workout you get a short water break and when you return, you also add in some shoulder strength work, in addition to the cardio and core work. … Continue reading Fat Burning Cardio/Core Mashup

Cardio Kickbox/Bootcamp

Wow! What a workout! A reader recommended this trainer to me: Yvette Bachman. She owns a studio in Iowa and teaches fitness classes. About 3 months ago she started posting full length workouts. So I had a look and was immediately impressed. I could tell right away that I would really like her workouts but, … Continue reading Cardio Kickbox/Bootcamp

Barlates: Glide Standing Lower

Glide Standing Lower is part of Linda Wooldridge's Fit in 5 Series and it is free on YouTube. It is the second workout in that series that I've done. The first one was Glide Cardio Sculpt which I really enjoyed. I liked this workout, too, but not nearly as much as Glide Cardio Sculpt. This … Continue reading Barlates: Glide Standing Lower

Barlates: Glide Cardio Sculpt

Glide Cardio Sculpt is part of Linda Wooldridge's Fit in 5 Series and it is available for free on YouTube. As soon as I saw it was a low impact cardio sculpt workout using sliding disks--I couldn't wait to give it a try! But I had to work it into my rotation so I didn't … Continue reading Barlates: Glide Cardio Sculpt


Quickies is another Mindy Mylrea workout I got at her $3.99 sale. This one contains 12 mini workouts that are 4-9 minutes long (but average 6 minutes). You can go to each segment individually or you can do them grouped into workouts: Gliding Disks & Body Weight (37:30 minutes) and Bender Ball & Medicine Ball … Continue reading Quickies