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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Pounds lost: 26.0
Fitness Minutes: (90)
3/3/14 7:57 P
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.
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current weight: 159.6
Fitness Minutes: (12,086)
12/14/13 8:47 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!
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12/13/13 10:29 A
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