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5/19/14 1:00 P

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I agree about Burpees - - my body just does not like them.
I modify lots of exercises and have made a deal with myself that if I find a comparable exercise and l keep going, I get that mental gold star I wanted...consistency is the key, and these modifications have kept me a real exerciser for 3.5 years.

"Don't let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use."

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5/19/14 12:57 P

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I just got the 10-minute trainer dvd's and so far I love them. I have been doing them for a week and a half now. I already feel so much stronger. The videos aren't easy, but I feel that they are do-able. Basically you do 10 different exercises for one minute apiece. The first time I did the cardio, I basically had to do the exercise for 30 seconds, then rest for 30 seconds. Believe me, I can't do burpees either! But each time I do the video, I can do a little more. Even if you can't do the whole video, that's ok! You just do what you can. Hope this helps! :)

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5/7/14 8:23 A

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I'd suggest looking on youtube and see if any of the things you're interested in, are on there. Even if it's just a sample (couple minutes long) it would give you an idea of whether you want to try it. I was looking for something else on youtube last night, and stumbled across a bunch of "Insanity" stuff... I'm constantly amazed at everything that's on youtube-- for free.

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5/5/14 3:30 P

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I have a couple of the 10 Minute Trainer DVDs and like them very much. The verbal instruction is clear & I really like the variety of being able to pick/choose areas to work on. Can you check them out from your library before purchasing????

p.s. I agree about burpees . . .



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5/4/14 3:34 P

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I'm definitely not saying I'm old - being over 50 (only 52) but there are just some exercises my body can't do very well - for one, burpees!!... or spiders... Yuck!! those just kill me and I get disinterested quickly. I bought the T25 and love most aspects of this set of DVD's but some I just can't do. I wondered how anyone here felt about the 10-minute trainer and how hard the exercises are? If you have this set of DVDs, just wanted an opinion of what you think! Thanks!

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