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Favorite workout videos? Suggestions please?GREATLY appreciated!!!

I just bought 2 new workout videos- Carmen Electra's Strip tease and Billy Blanks workout video. Notice how they were very different? I thought if i didnt like one, i would surely like the other - well, no, i was wrong. The Stripteaseone was ok, but Billy's killed me- i thought it was so cheesy!
Does anyone have any motivational videos?
Or one they just really geta GREAt ass kicking workout from?
I would greatly appreciate it! :)


Wed. Mar 1, 9:52pm

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I've always loved Cindy Crawford's Shape Your Body Workout. It's years old and I'm sure you could get it online somewhere pretty cheap. It's just her and her personal trainer, Razu, or Raul or something like that. It's an awesome workout! Plus you don't need much in the way of equipment. It's not snazzy or anything, but it's not stupid and it gets the job done.

Wednesday, March 01, 2006, 9:59 PM

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I like 10 minute toning. They also have 10 minute cardio, pilates etc but I haven't tried them. The toning one is simple (no fancy footwork) and only requires dumbells. It a good workout without being cheesy.

Wednesday, March 01, 2006, 11:05 PM

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An earlier thread

I had put the same question on the community board few months back and the below is a link to that thread. I finally bought the Firm, cindy crawford next challenge & denise austin pilates and I've loved all three, but it also depends on what problem areas you want to target. For me it was the abs, buns primarily and I was also fairly active and athletic. Have a look.

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Thursday, March 02, 2006, 12:35 AM

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Carmen Electra's #2 is the best one of her series and is a great workout. It is taught by a personal trainer, not by her.

10 Minutes Solution : Pilates (is great and quick, easy to fit in your schedule.)

Tamilee Webb's : I Want That Body

For Yoga: Yoga Shakti by Shiva Rea or David Swenson : Short Forms Ashtanga

Belly Dancing: The Goddess Workout : By Dolphina, I have the intro and the Veil routine and love them.
Tribal Fusion: By Rachel Brice (belly dance and yoga)

Good Luck and Enjoy :)

Thursday, March 02, 2006, 7:44 AM

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Nothing with Denise Autin in it! I cannot take her seriously at all.

Thursday, March 02, 2006, 8:04 AM

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look this up

Check out this website, you can pick exactly what your looking for in an exercise video and then actually watch a short of it to see if it's what you might like. It's awesome you can't go wrong here!

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Thursday, March 02, 2006, 8:37 AM

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some ideas....

Netflix has workout dvds among their selections, including the Crunch, Firms,
Tae Bo and much more-nice way to try before you buy, and I love their movie selection and service too....

Also don't overlook your library for fitness dvds/videos. Most libraries have an online search, so you can locate and borrow items from the entire system and have it sent to your local branch.

I love reading reviews at videofitness.com. They are usually very thorough and breakdown the actual workout. I will use this and the above mentioned collagevideo.com to preview-I have saved alot of money and avoided duds by doing this.

Lastly, don't overlook ebay and half.com to purchase or sell your fitness dvds.
There is also a swap board at videofitness.com.

My favorites include Gin Miller, Tamilee Webb and Cathe Freidrich; Gilad is great too. But you need to find someone YOU click with. Nothing worse than trying to workout to someone you find annoying. Good luck.

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Thursday, March 02, 2006, 1:06 PM

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i have been using the leslie sansone tapes ( walk off the pounds ) i have 5 of her tapes for diff. body parts and i love everyone of them
1. she uses people of all sizes and fitness levels
2. wonderfull upbeat music
3. motivating- but not so happy happy it makes you sick lol
4. all of my friends have borrowed my tapes and they come back for more.
with the use of these tapes i feel stronger and i can feel myself shrinking in inches two thumbs up !!! * meijer in my area is where i found mine

Thursday, March 02, 2006, 3:04 PM

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I love doing The Firm (I bought the first set for myself for my birthday in late 2002 when I was at 202 pounds) and got great results! The only problem is it's an investment because you have to get a special step with it. But on the other hand, if you love the videos it's so worth it! Another suggestion is Cathe videos (cathe.com). Her stuff is more intermediate/advanced if that's what you're looking for just check what equipment is required if you don't want to be stuck buying a bunch of new stuff. She's generally good about saying,"'if you don't have this use this." But, some things are hard to get around. Hope this helps!

Friday, March 03, 2006, 12:16 AM

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I second the post about Denise Austin... she is to goofy for me and I can't work out to her.

Friday, March 03, 2006, 6:45 AM

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i am sorry i know you mentioned this before but for a butt shaping workout i think billy blanks ultimate butt workout is the best. it left my butt sore for two days and i feel so great when that happens i saw results after a week and my butt is actually toned and you can actually see the muscles on the side of it. my fiance loves it.

Friday, March 03, 2006, 8:06 AM

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Turbo Jam, love it.

Sunday, October 22, 2006, 11:29 AM

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8:37 poster - THANK YOU SO MUCH for the link to collage video. I have been looking for the perfect step aerobics video and I think I found. I belonged to a health club and I loved this one instructor for step. now that I am not a part of a club anymore I am anxious to buy a step and needed a good video. thanks again!!

Sunday, October 22, 2006, 2:04 PM

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I second the Turbo Jam. It's really fun, & I like the teacher (Chalene, Johnson, I think?). I've heard some people say she's too perky, but she's different from Denise Austin & other way-too-happy people. Maybe check out the web site (it's through beachbody.com, there's an infomercial about it) to see if it would help you.

Sunday, October 22, 2006, 3:48 PM

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