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1/25/20 10:42 P

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Tried a brand new Amy workout (from 5 days ago), not as good as others. Added this comment:
"I definitely sweat on this. I liked the upright section, but as usual, I was left trying to figure out my own modifications on the floor, since my wrists can't support my full body weight. I also don't move as fast as you from one position on the floor to the next. As a result, the workout didn't end as well as it began for me."

30 Minute Full Body Dumbbell HIIT Workout for Strength & Cardio
www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVCv
aQS8qD8


Blessed Be, Amanda

"I love myself the way I am, and still I want to grow;
But change outside can only come when deep inside I know:
I'm beautiful and capable of being the best me I can,
And I love myself just the way I am."

[by Jai Josefs in his amazing song I Love Myself the Way I Am]

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1/1/20 12:20 P

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Oh, wow--here's a brand new one (from 2 days ago) by Amy. It's challenging, not not ideal for a beginner, although she always gives low impact modifications & says you can split the combo moves. But if you want an intense, all around workout with ST weighted and bodyweight, plus cardio, here it is: 38 Minute Full Body Dumbbell Bodyweight Combo Workout for Strength & Cardio www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTQG
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Blessed Be, Amanda

"I love myself the way I am, and still I want to grow;
But change outside can only come when deep inside I know:
I'm beautiful and capable of being the best me I can,
And I love myself just the way I am."

[by Jai Josefs in his amazing song I Love Myself the Way I Am]

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12/29/19 12:40 P

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I was feeling twinges in my back this morning, so wanted to go easy. I love Amy's 10 Minute Beginner Low Impact Cardio Workout For Fat Loss. I went with the more advanced modifications, but a true beginner can do this routine with her beginner/basic moves.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=9H9q
dpUzu4M

I'm so thankful my emoticon Eva introduced me to Bodyfit by Amy!

Blessed Be, Amanda

"I love myself the way I am, and still I want to grow;
But change outside can only come when deep inside I know:
I'm beautiful and capable of being the best me I can,
And I love myself just the way I am."

[by Jai Josefs in his amazing song I Love Myself the Way I Am]

Co-leader of the Babysteps Brigade (BBs), A Gathering of Goddesses (GGs), Survivors of Abuse (SAssies) teams.


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11/24/19 11:36 A

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Ow, ow! I sure felt this one--in a good way--mainly in my already sore glutes (from Thursday's steep hill walk to and from my interview). Bodyfit by Amy 16 Minute Standing Low Impact Legs Workout--No Squats or Lunges!
www.youtube.com/watch?v=5nJi
7HhJJnE&am
p;t=2s

From beginner on up, you will get a lot out of this one. Only equipment is a chair (optional) for balance. Recommended!

Blessed Be, Amanda

"I love myself the way I am, and still I want to grow;
But change outside can only come when deep inside I know:
I'm beautiful and capable of being the best me I can,
And I love myself just the way I am."

[by Jai Josefs in his amazing song I Love Myself the Way I Am]

Co-leader of the Babysteps Brigade (BBs), A Gathering of Goddesses (GGs), Survivors of Abuse (SAssies) teams.


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11/23/19 1:28 P

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Brand new (as in 2 days ago) workout by Amy: 24 Minute Dumbbell Total Body HIIT for Strength & Cardio www.youtube.com/watch?v=j0N_
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As always, it's balanced, she gives options, and I had my trio of weights--3, 3.75, 5--using different ones depending on the moves.

This wasn't as intense or sweaty for me, but then I was learning new moves. I'll definitely be doing it again, and slowly moving to heavier weights.

Blessed Be, Amanda

"I love myself the way I am, and still I want to grow;
But change outside can only come when deep inside I know:
I'm beautiful and capable of being the best me I can,
And I love myself just the way I am."

[by Jai Josefs in his amazing song I Love Myself the Way I Am]

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11/11/19 12:27 P

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Really love the Bodyfit by Amy videos, like this 22 Minute Lower Body Cardio HIIT for Legs and Cardio: www.youtube.com/watch?v=laFF
fs8TcG8&am
p;t=1s

No equipment, just bodyweight, both strength and cardio. I modified the floorwork on my fists for the leg raises and elbows for the plank step out (no jacks for me!). I appreciate that she always provides modifications to take it up or down, depending on level, and she demonstrates them all. Be warned, you may need a towel to mop the face sweat, like me!

Blessed Be, Amanda

"I love myself the way I am, and still I want to grow;
But change outside can only come when deep inside I know:
I'm beautiful and capable of being the best me I can,
And I love myself just the way I am."

[by Jai Josefs in his amazing song I Love Myself the Way I Am]

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10/17/19 10:57 P

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Here's a short cardio workout of Jessica Smith's that I liked: The Best 10 Minute At Home Cardio Workout No Equipment
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rlxh
QVUCRt0


And a short, but intense one by Amy: 12 Minute Standing Abs with Dumbbell Workout--the first couple times I just used a 2# dumbbell, and I can feel it!
www.youtube.com/watch?v=fE-m
2JZ3q5g&am
p;t=1s


Blessed Be, Amanda

"I love myself the way I am, and still I want to grow;
But change outside can only come when deep inside I know:
I'm beautiful and capable of being the best me I can,
And I love myself just the way I am."

[by Jai Josefs in his amazing song I Love Myself the Way I Am]

Co-leader of the Babysteps Brigade (BBs), A Gathering of Goddesses (GGs), Survivors of Abuse (SAssies) teams.


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10/6/19 8:57 P

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After an upsetting, painful experience with a similar routine of Jessica's last night, I gave this one by Amy a try, and liked it so much more!
16 Minute Standing Low Impact Legs Workout--No Squats or Lunges!
www.youtube.com/watch?v=5nJi
7HhJJnE


My comment: I tried another trainer's lower body lunge-free routine, but it bothered my hips and knees a lot. Yours challenged me, but there was no pain. So thank you, THANK YOU, Amy! What a gift!

Blessed Be, Amanda

"I love myself the way I am, and still I want to grow;
But change outside can only come when deep inside I know:
I'm beautiful and capable of being the best me I can,
And I love myself just the way I am."

[by Jai Josefs in his amazing song I Love Myself the Way I Am]

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10/1/19 10:24 P

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Another good one by Amy:10 Minute Standing Abs No Crunch Workout
www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqcH
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Here was my comment: Simple, but oh so good! You're right, I got some cardio and balance work in there, along with the core which I'll feel tomorrow! As another commenter said, it's easy on the neck, too. Thank you for a great workout that didn't cause pain.

Blessed Be, Amanda

"I love myself the way I am, and still I want to grow;
But change outside can only come when deep inside I know:
I'm beautiful and capable of being the best me I can,
And I love myself just the way I am."

[by Jai Josefs in his amazing song I Love Myself the Way I Am]

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9/14/19 2:32 P

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Since I used weights yesterday (even if they aren't heavy), I looked for cardio without weight today, with maybe some core focus, since I carry the most fat there. I found this cool video by Amy from 2 years ago: 20 Minute Cardio and Abs Workout ---No Equipment Workout to Burn Fat and Tighten Abs www.youtube.com/watch?v=gUqv
8fHdzNE&am
p;t=539s


It does go standing, floor, standing, floor. I worked up a sweat & only had trouble with the final plank move, trying to twist to side plank. Haven't figured how to modify that so it works for me & still challenges, but I liked the workout--highlighted it as a favorite on my Amy videos list.

Blessed Be, Amanda

"I love myself the way I am, and still I want to grow;
But change outside can only come when deep inside I know:
I'm beautiful and capable of being the best me I can,
And I love myself just the way I am."

[by Jai Josefs in his amazing song I Love Myself the Way I Am]

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9/11/19 1:34 P

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I often do shorter workouts (10-20 min), but taking the week off, I tried a recommended one on YouTube: 30 Minute Circuit Training Full Total Body Strength Workout with Dumbbells for All Levels by Jessica Smith. www.youtube.com/watch?v=CekG
hfiEs8s
It's from 2 years ago, part of a fall fitness challenge (day 4). Actually yesterday's recommended one was from the same challenge (day 3). But while they both had "30 minute" in the title, yesterday's was 28 min while today's was 36! I may see if I can hunt up the first 2 days of the challenge. Oh, and yesterday's (link below) used no equipment except for a chair, while today's had weights. www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOe6
AZr98o0


Blessed Be, Amanda

"I love myself the way I am, and still I want to grow;
But change outside can only come when deep inside I know:
I'm beautiful and capable of being the best me I can,
And I love myself just the way I am."

[by Jai Josefs in his amazing song I Love Myself the Way I Am]

Co-leader of the Babysteps Brigade (BBs), A Gathering of Goddesses (GGs), Survivors of Abuse (SAssies) teams.


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8/25/19 10:58 P

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New for me, but from 4 years ago. Amy (with an annoyingly tiny tummy), but I like not getting on the floor! 12 Minute Standing Abs with Dumbbell Workout

www.youtube.com/watch?v=fE-m
2JZ3q5g


Blessed Be, Amanda

"I love myself the way I am, and still I want to grow;
But change outside can only come when deep inside I know:
I'm beautiful and capable of being the best me I can,
And I love myself just the way I am."

[by Jai Josefs in his amazing song I Love Myself the Way I Am]

Co-leader of the Babysteps Brigade (BBs), A Gathering of Goddesses (GGs), Survivors of Abuse (SAssies) teams.


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8/23/19 11:17 P

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I just found this thread from way back. I check out lots of free workout videos on Youtube, especially by Jessica Smith and Bodyfit by Amy.

Brand new this week, 22 Minute Lower Body Cardio HIIT for Legs and Cardio by Amy--it had me sweating! www.youtube.com/watch?v=laFF
fs8TcG8


Blessed Be, Amanda

"I love myself the way I am, and still I want to grow;
But change outside can only come when deep inside I know:
I'm beautiful and capable of being the best me I can,
And I love myself just the way I am."

[by Jai Josefs in his amazing song I Love Myself the Way I Am]

Co-leader of the Babysteps Brigade (BBs), A Gathering of Goddesses (GGs), Survivors of Abuse (SAssies) teams.


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7/14/12 5:50 P

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Core Rhythms workouts are fun on you tube! Also check out I AM SECOND testimonies or Biggest Loser stories on youtube its encouraging me to push forward!


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