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CAROLINAGIRL69 SparkPoints: (107,079)
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3/6/14 8:21 A

Right now, I am using the Walk Away the Pounds Express. The 1 mile is approximately 18 minutes and the 2 mile is approximately 32 minutes. This does include stretching.

MANDIETERRIER1 Posts: 17,064
3/5/14 9:35 P

I think you could lose weight with this brand of DVD's

YLORSE SparkPoints: (304)
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3/4/14 4:06 P

1 mile is 15 min 2 mile is 27 min ( I think all additional min are 12 min each so have to add 12 min to the original 15 of mile 1)

3/4/14 3:58 P

How long do the walks last time wise?

Obviously it would be different for the 2 mile versus the 5 mile, but I am just wondering about the time commitment.

CAROLINAGIRL69 SparkPoints: (107,079)
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3/4/14 10:35 A

I think if you're in relatively good shape to begin with, these dvds will work in 6 weeks. I would use at the very least, the 2 mile walks. Especially the ones that use a resistance band so you can work your arm muscles as well. You may also want to look into Pilates. I use to do that and it is great for shaping up your core.

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3/3/14 7:57 P

I spent 6 weeks not working out because of surgery and have 6 weeks to get back into swim suit shape for a vacation. Will the Walk away the pounds videos be enough? Most of them are about 30 min.

TAURUSOFFATE13 SparkPoints: (336)
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12/29/13 12:46 A

I love her dvds....i have many but my all time favorite is her 5k with a twist....absolutely love this one

SUSIEGENO SparkPoints: (68,496)
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12/14/13 8:37 P

I used Leslie Sansone's dvds in the past. They are great.

ONLINEASLLOU SparkPoints: (72,731)
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12/14/13 11:47 A

I have used a variety of DVD's -- but I use Leslie Sansone's about 50% of the time. I keep coming back to hers because they a more pleasant to do.

I prefer the newer ones over the old ones, by the way. The newer ones have more variety in the moves -- and the variety helps keep me from getting bored. The first ones I tried 6 years ago were a bit mind-numbing.

DEANNA0725 SparkPoints: (22,611)
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12/14/13 8:47 A

I didn't know you could get them for free thanks for the info...

CAROLINAGIRL69 SparkPoints: (107,079)
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12/14/13 7:52 A

Thanks everyone!

OLGA18 SparkPoints: (21,132)
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12/14/13 7:07 A

I've used them plenty of times and I really like them.
You can get them for free on youtube.

RAVELGIRLY SparkPoints: (113,336)
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12/13/13 6:46 P

CARO1NA_GIRL, I worked up to using them 4-5 days a week.

DPRYER SparkPoints: (3,565)
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12/13/13 5:57 P

I use them when I can't get outside, I alternate them with the treadmill. Love them and always feel so good when I do a Leslie workout!

CAROLINAGIRL69 SparkPoints: (107,079)
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12/13/13 3:40 P

Ravelygirly - how often did you use the dvds?

RAVELGIRLY SparkPoints: (113,336)
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12/13/13 12:28 P

I used those DVDs for the first 40 pounds of my weight loss journey. They are fantastic!

SARAHSTEELIO SparkPoints: (4,035)
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12/13/13 11:25 A

I haven't done the DVDs, but I did just start walking on my treadmill (due to the cold/ dark issue... plus I can do it during my son's naptime and don't need to hire a babysitter!). I've learned that after a few days of walking hard, increasing the incline and speed until I'm just barely not running... the more I do that, the more willing I am to just try running for a minute at a time. Then 2 then 5! My personal goal is to just get my heart rate up for at least 45 minutes a day, and I know that in the past, I've definitely been successful losing weight with this walk/ walk-jog regiment. Hope this helps!

CAROLINAGIRL69 SparkPoints: (107,079)
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12/13/13 10:29 A

Has anyone had successful weight loss using these dvds only? I need to do something and it's too cold and gets too dark too early to be outside.


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