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hello!

I'm awfully shy about going to the gym, and was wondering if anyone could recommend a great handful of exercise dvds. I've got a couple Billy Blanks tae bo dvds (love those!) and a few so-so dance ones. I'm specifically looking for weight-loss yoga or pilates titles.

much thanks in advance!


Fri. Feb 15, 6:13pm

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Windsor pilates series are good.

Great workout for your core. You can order them online.

Friday, February 15, 2008, 6:21 PM

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I netflix workout DVDS that way if I don't like em I'm not stuck with them. The ones I do like I then order online.

Friday, February 15, 2008, 6:26 PM

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Right now I am loving Cathe Friedrich dvds - they are mostly step aerobics and weightlifting. If you want more info..she has a pretty good website.

You can also go to www.collagevideo.com to see clips, descriptions and reviews of all kinds of exercise videos.

Also, if you use the search field at the top you'll find lots of old threads about exercise videos to get some more ideas.
good luck!

Friday, February 15, 2008, 6:38 PM

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I have several workout dvds. If you like The Biggest Loser show, then you may want to try their dvds. I recommend TBL 2 dvd workout. It has nine different workouts you can try. I think it's put together better than their newer releases. If you're looking for cardio workouts, I really recommend Turbo Jam. The music is great and Chalene is awesome. There is one dvd that has 5 different workouts - Learn, Burn, 20 Minute Quick, Cardio Party and Ab Jam. It's a great beginner dvd for Turbo Jam and will get you hooked. I just bought Cardio Party 2, and I'm looking forward to buying the third one. Most of them you can find on Ebay.

Let us know what you choose!



Friday, February 15, 2008, 6:50 PM

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thanks! I'm looking up all the suggestions now! I do use netflix, but I hadn't considered netflixing work-outs. That's a really great idea.



Friday, February 15, 2008, 7:23 PM

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Don't know if you have this available w/ your cable co. but I use the ON DEMAND Excerise channels..it is free and available no time to waste inserting tape/dvd also never get board there are literally 40 -50 workouts available 24/7 and a huge variety

Friday, February 15, 2008, 10:09 PM

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If you're looking for yoga or pilates style, try t-tapp. It's a totally challenging workout where you have to focus and think about form at all times.

Saturday, February 16, 2008, 2:40 AM

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Ellen Barret Fat Burning Pilates and her Burn and Firm Pilates and her Pilates/Yoga blend!!

Saturday, February 16, 2008, 7:34 AM

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Yes, Ellen Barrett is brilliant. Somehow she creates a gentle, graceful, and peaceful workout and I barely mind the sweat dripping down my face! Netflix has several of her DVDs -- I'd recommend anything by her.

Saturday, February 16, 2008, 9:08 AM

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Variety for Continuity

I thought I knew a lot about exercise DVD's but all you posters have opened up a world of great new possibilites. Many thanks

Saturday, February 16, 2008, 10:15 AM

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