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I highly recommend reading the customer reviews on Amazon and Collage Video before purchasing fitness dvds. Collage Video is really helpful because they have video clips so that you can preview the instructor's style, voice, etc.
I use a Misto sprayer instead of cooking spray. It's really good for giving veggies a light olive oil glaze for roasting, spraying a light mist of oil on salad or meat, and spraying my pans before I stir fry. You know you're using a good quality oil, because you pick it and fill it yourself!
I recently bought a pair of SHAPE-UP shoes. Wow what a
The TRX is a great strength training tool and program you can use at home and some gyms offer classes with it, too. It looks like resistance bands but isn't stretchy; it allows you to strength-train using your own body weight in a variety of ways. It hooks to a door, tree or other secure pole.