Monday, February 4, 2013

Workout Videos at Home

Um, remember how I shared my goal of getting to the gym to workout at least 4 times per week. Yeah, well that just is not happening my friends. I don't really have a good excuse as to why not other than the fact that I've been really tired at the end of the workday and by the time I get home from work, I have no desire to turn around and drive back to the gym after dinner. It makes for a really long day and there are some days when I don't get to sit down until 9 p.m. or 10 p.m.

Mondays are great because I do a one hour core strengthening class, followed by an hour of zumba. I LOVE <3 Monday nights!! By the time I'm finished both classes, I can barely lift my arms. I also love Saturdays because that's my yoga day. It's such a nice way to start the weekend. The rest of the week is left up in the air  --- I'm thinking the flexibility is part of my problem.

I've  been trying to figure out how I can kick myself in the butt and get a more regular schedule in place (that I will actually follow) and I've come to the conclusion that in order for me to get in a sufficient amount of workouts per week, I need to do at least one to two of my weekly workouts at home. It's hard to get back to the gym in the evenings and if I turn on a workout video as soon as I get home from work, then I'm done with my workout and well on my way to having dinner ready by 6:30 p.m. That is a time schedule that makes me much happier!!!

So, what workout videos do I like? Truth be told, I need to bulk up my home workout selection -- I hardly have anything at home. I borrow videos from my friends and use some online resources like, but I don't really stick with any of them on a consistent basis.

A few weeks ago, I was contacted by and was asked to take a look around the site. The timing couldn't be more perfect because this is a terrific place to get your hands on some of the most popular home fitness workout videos. One of their most popular workouts is the well known P90X. I'm sure you know someone whose tried P90X --- I've personally seen some pretty fantastic transformations as a result!

Some of Beachbody's newest workouts are:

Les Mills Combat Workout
Brazil Butt Lift Master Series 
Asylum Volume 2

I am very familiar with the Brazil Butt Lift Master Series and if you want to lift and firm that booty in preparation for an upcoming beach vacation, this is the series for you! 

One thing that I really loved about the site is that they provide you with a comparison of their most popular fitness programs. You can find the comparison here and then choose what programs are best suited for your goals and fitness level.

I definitely see some of these fitness videos in my immediate future. What about you? Do you have a fave workout series? Have you ever heard of Beachbody before? Let me know what you're using and what you find most effective!

Have a great day.



  1. Hey Andrea,

    I do Beachbody's Insanity and I love it! I've been doing it semi-regularly for 2 months and have seen some great results!

    1. That's good to know! It's way easier to stick to it if you know someone whose seen great results!!

  2. I just bought Turbo Fire a couple of months ago and I am in love with it! I am a cardio junkie and the high intensity workouts make me feel amazing! It's one of the best things I have tried! :)