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Looking for DVD recommendations please!

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Hello Spark peeps,

I need Strength Training ideas. I've spent the last year doing ST Mondays, Weds, and Fridays and I've done free weights, power yoga, resistance bands, and swiss ball. I liked all of that but want to mix it up some and do something else for a bit. I like doing DVDs but cannot seem to find one that is just ST, they all like to throw in cardio at the same time. I like cardio but I like to do that separately. I get that doing ST does raise my heart rate, but I don't count those calories in my daily burn so doing cardio and ST together is not what I want. Does anyone know a good DVD that is JUST ST? I have all of the equipment listed above.


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MYLADY4 1/16/2012 2:28PM

    I have a couple of Cathe Friedrich's strength training. They are pretty good. Amazon and Ebay have them.

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THEHONESTME 1/16/2012 11:33AM

    I have no answers for you, but I enjoyed reading the suggestions others have left emoticon
I hope you'll let us know what you decide to do and how it works out for you!

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    I don't know about DVD's but I know on SP Coach Nicole has some great workouts. Also they have a workout generator that can give you a mixed up routine every day if you want.

Here's the link to the videos

& here's the link to the generator

Sorry you have to copy & paste, I cannot link in blog comment. With the generator they ask you your level, type and time. Maybe you will get some great ideas there.

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IMIN2GENES 1/15/2012 9:29PM

    Well, now... you just shot all my thoughts right out the window. Until I read your blog, I didn't really think about how often ST is mixed in with cardio. That's how most of my favorite DVDs are. I mostly use Coach Nicole's ST videos now.

I'm with Mimi though... I can see you rockin' the PX90.

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THETURTLEBEAR 1/15/2012 9:12PM

    I soooo see you rocking the P90X (not me. YOU).

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REYVE01 1/15/2012 8:44PM

    Do you have Comcast????? ON DEMAND has a Fitness Change with a ton of ST videos... some are only 10 minutes, because they are one set... but you can repeat 2 or 3 times.

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MRS.PRINCIPAL 1/15/2012 7:35PM

    Check out Supreme 90 (Best Buy, Bed Bath and Beyond, Walmart) It has some great ST DVD's you get the whole set (12 DVD's for around $20) Even if you never touch the cardio ones (which are great!) The other ST ones will get you results!

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EJOY-EVELYN 1/15/2012 7:31PM

    I'm probably not the best source of info, as I prefer the healing, gentle moves of TaiChi more than anything . . . and then find myself dancing or marching in place regularly for my cardio (yet I have over a dozen DVDs). For ST, I have Coach Nicole's 28-Day Bootcamp DVD and am enjoying it greatly. There's an online coupon here for $3 off at Target.

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NEWMAC2011 1/15/2012 7:04PM

    I've been doing Jillian Michaels DVDs like No More Trouble Zones and Ripped in 30. Although they start with a short cardio warmup, they're just ST. I'm really starting to see results. Lately I've been doing the arm ST from NMTZ at the gym after my cardio.

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