Fitness Minutes: (37,350)
3,897 11/2/13 12:41 P
It's worked for me. I mix my workout DVD's based on what I am in the mood for and I have been successful. If I were to try to do workouts that I really didn't want to do ... I probably would have strayed and stopped working out long ago.
As long as the workouts are challenging and don't bother your back, it's totally fine to switch between routines for variety.
Hope that helps,
Fitness Minutes: (3,719)
665 10/31/13 3:23 A
I agree with the first poster. If you feel good and it is a comfortable exertion for you then it is probably just fine.
Fitness Minutes: (7,415)
1,299 10/31/13 2:00 A
ECHO_Q90: I don't know what to make of "your bad back." I am assuming that it is not so bad that you should not be doing any exercising.
As far as mixing your videos, I personally think two things about that: (1) You are staying active -- that is a good thing, usually. (2) You are having variety in your exercising. That is normally a good thing, too.
I suppose if you exercise completely different muscles, or over-exercise some and under-exercise others, maybe switching videos too often or too fast could be a problem. But I doubt it.
Well, one of the SparkPeople professionals can better advise you. My opinion is that you are exercising, and that is good.
Fitness Minutes: (456)
6 10/31/13 12:54 A
Hey SparkPeople! I have a question that could be really easy to answer, but will take a minute to ask...
So my sister loves ordering exercise programs, she has always been in shape and loves to exercise, but she does these programs for a few months than moves on to the next trend. I end up with all her old exercise programs. I currently have Zumba, Brazilian Butt Lift, Turbo Jam and Turbo Fire and a few 10 Minute Solution videos.
My work out routine has been a little erratic and it's probably going to stay that way. I hate planning and setting up a schedule so I have just been doing what sounds the most fun that day. I've been doing about 30 minutes of cardio (Zumba, Brazilian Butt) followed by 15 - 20 minutes of the turbo jam/fire than finish it off with 10 minute solution flexibility
Is it good for my body that I'm doing this or should I slow it down? I would do the turbo jam/fire for the entire thing because it feels really productive to me, but I have a bad back and that would be too rough.
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