Les Mills Combat Review: Find the Fighter in You

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It seems as though my reputation of an on-again, off-again workout person holds true most of the time. I've been know to go several months without working out after I try a hardcore DVD series; I guess my thinking is, “Okay, I’m done! Now I can do what whatever workouts I want, whenever I want, and …
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Here We Go Round: Trying 9Round Fitness

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Today’s 9Round review is from Jennifer Schlozman, a former Weight Watchers Leader Ambassador who’s a runner and triathlete --- and she completed her first half marathon this year. With enthusiasm for group workouts and finding fit friends, she considers herself a loser when it comes to weight and a …
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Les Mills Combat: Let the Fighting Begin…

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Kelsey is at it again! For the next few months, she'll be sharing her thoughts and experience trying Les Mills Combat. Follow her journey with the workout system, post by post! I’ll be honest. When I first looked at the Les Mills Combat DVD and sample video, I was a bit intimidated. I’m not the …
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Empower Boxing Boot Camp: 12 Rounds of Striking Beauties Are Gonna Knock You Out!

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A few weeks ago I wrote about attending a special 12 Rounds Boxing Boot Camp class presented by Empower Fitness and led by four-time World Champion boxer Jamie “The Hurricane” Clampitt of Striking Beauties, which is a women’s boxing gym based in North Attleboro, Mass. Recently, those same folks sent …
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The Hot Two-For-One Deal: Jessica Smith’s 10 Pounds Down Cardio Abs

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If someone looked at my workout routine recently they’d probably notice that cardio isn’t a high priority, let alone the treadmill or elliptical. I find that my mental stability breaks down before my body does, and that’s saying something! For me, I’d rather be outside hiking a ridge or paddling a …
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Workout DVD Review: Kickboxing Cardio Power (With Giveaway!)

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I have a new favorite workout DVD instructor, and his name is Sensei Guillermo Gomez. Despite the fact that his accent is oh-so-sexy and fun (which we've noted before), Guillermo is just a loveable guy who packs a serious punch in his new Kickboxing Cardio Power workout DVD. (Get it "punch"? 'Cause …
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A Yin Yang Fusion Workout to Try (& 5 DVD Giveaway!)

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Some say that "a girl can never have too many shoes," and while that is true, we prefer the phrase, "a girl can never have too many workout moves." Which is why we're psyched to share this video clip today! The amazingly talented Jessica Smith and Sensei Guillermo Gomez (remember them from this …
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We Try It: Billy Blanks PT 24/7 Workout DVD System

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Oh, Billy. I can always count on you for a kicking, punching and knee-slammin' good time. And I choose the word "count" purposely because dang, you like to count! Your new Billy Blanks PT 24/7 system is a Tae-Bo-rific set of DVDs guaranteed to make you sweat, feel the burn and—like I said—count. But …
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Punch It Out with KnockOut Abs

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I'm always a sucker for workouts where you get to hit something. Maybe it's because I don't have a correct outlet for my PMS or maybe I'm a little sadistic, but it's definitely stress relieving. So when the creator of KnockOut Abs (you may have seen it in infomercials as it was originally marketed …
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Getting a Rockin’ Body with Martial Fusion (with Giveaway!)

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Back in the day, I taught a fitness class called Cardio Combat. A little Tae Bo, a little choreography and a lot of group-grunting, we punched, kicked, shuffled and kneed it out, harnassing our inner girl-power and getting a hell of a workout along with it. Why do I bring up a circa 2002 …
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