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Great Living Room Aerobics DVD

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I'm new to the boards and to The Knot. Just started planning a wedding with official engagement just around the corner. (He's still planning the surprise. :) ) So I have just over a year to lose 40 pounds before the big day, and have gone back to school to earn another degree -- very little time to work out! Because I am back in school, we are also on a budget. But I was in Wal-mart yesterday and found a GREAT DVD for just $10. It is The Firm "the 500 Calorie Workout," and let me tell you... it is a real challenge for me! I was surprised to find something so intense that I can do right in my living room. I also have a few yoga DVDs I like to do from time to time, and will rev up the effort on those as well.

Anyone else have great at home DVDs? I really don't have time or money for a gym membership, so anything I can do around the house at my convenience works great.


Re: Great Living Room Aerobics DVD

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    I have several Firm videos, but my new favorite is Jillian Michaels "30 Day Shred".  it's short, about 30 minutes, with 3 levels.  the first level itself is hard, then it just gets harder.  very efficient workout.
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    I second the 30 day shred video. Also there are some of the girls that are doing the June Booty call (100 squats a day) and also the 100 push-up challenge. Those are both really easy to work into a busy schedule and the best part, they're free! You might check out the threads about both of those and see if you're interested. 
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    I like Jillian's longer DVDs. For cardio, try "Burn Fat, Boost Metabolism" and for strength, try "No More Trouble Zones." They're both about an hour and more intense than 30DS.
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    I like several by Jillian Michael's 30 day shred, yoga meltdown, burn fat boost metabolism, and no more trouble zones.  I also like Chalene Johnson alot. I have ChaLean Extreme for weight training and several Turbo Jam DVD's that I love.
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