They’re everywhere. In your local supermarket, department store, and entertainment section: exercise DVDs. It seems that just about every minor celebrity and trainer has released one. From Carmen Electra to Jersey Shore’s Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino, there are too many fitness and workout videos to count. With so many ones to choose from, how can you tell which ones actually work? Well, trial and error probably isn’t the most cost-effective method. Thankfully, we have got you covered. This exercise DVD list will help point you in the right direction.
Jillian Michaels Extreme Shed and Shred
You’ll know Jillian Michaels from the popular TV series, The Biggest Loser. If you’ve spent any time around the fitness DVD section, you’ll also know that she has released a ton of videos. Each one varies in terms of effectiveness but have no fears, her workouts are not for the faint of heart. One of her most challenging? Extreme Shed and Shred. This high-impact workout comes with two different routines, which means you can change things up as you progress in your fitness level. Each workout includes the basics like squats and crunches, but they also include ju-jitsu, yoga, and everything in between. It’s a hard but effective workout. For quick results, Jillian’s 30-Day Shred is another fan favourite.
Shaun T’s Insanity
This next workout DVD certainly lives up to its name: Insanity! Ranging from 20 to 60 minutes, there are several videos and routines provided for each month. There are specific workouts intended for each month, as you are building up your intensity to keep the workouts challenging. Each routine is crazy intense but it will give you the results you want. Best of all, you don’t need any fitness equipment and it won’t take up a lot of space to do. It is perfect if you live in an apartment or don’t have a large space dedicated to working out.
10-Minute Solution: Tone Trouble Zones
You don’t always have time to get a full workout in, as much as you may want to. This next workout DVD lets you break a sweat and get back to your day. 10-Minute Solutions offers just that. This DVD includes 5 workouts that target your arms, abs, legs, and more. Plus, it comes with a resistance band to make sure your 10-minutes are as effective as humanly possible. So, the next time you tell yourself you can’t squeeze in a workout…do it anyway!
Zumba Fitness: Exhilarate Body Shaping Kit
Love to dance but don’t want to do it in front of a crowd? You’re not alone. Thankfully, you can do Zumba from the comfort of your own home. This set gives you everything you need to get in shape. Complete with 7 Zumba DVDs (to cover different levels of fitness and the amount of time you have available to work out), two toning sticks, and a workout planner, you’re getting a lot of bang for your buck. Each DVD has an action-packed but fun, high-energy routine. These exercise DVDs may even get you to enjoy working out!
There you have it – some of the most effective exercise DVDs on the market. Whether you want quick results or to have a little fun, there is something out there for everyone. It’s all about finding what works best for you.