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Get Ripped

"Get Ripped Workout" with Jari Love makes my Hot Summer Shape-up DVD list because:

1.) It’s easy to follow, no choreography and lots of information on how to execute the exercises safely as well as effectively

2.) High calorie burner: 500 to 800 calories and hour

3.) Can be modified for all fitness levels, male or female, depending on what type of weights you use; great workout for couples.

Find Jari's DVD here

Iron Yoga

"Iron Yoga" with Anthony Carillo makes my Hot Summer Shape-up DVD list because:

1.) It’s interesting and different! Good way to jumpstart your routine

2.) Relaxing and challenging way to improve muscle tone and flexibility

3.) Safe and accessible: all you need are light dumbbells and a floormat


Find Anthony's DVD here

Cardio Dance Blast

"Crunch Cardio Dance Blast" with Marie Forleo makes my Hot Summer Shape-up DVD list because:

1.) Fun Factor! It’s fun! Unlike running on a treadmill, dancing is something you’ll want to do for an hour, so you may be more inclined to do it.

2.) Good Cardio Benefits: You’ll get aerobic and anaerobic benefits while learning, then performing the moves

3.) New Skills Learned; you’ll learn something new, rather than doing something monotonous on a cardio machine.

Find Marie's DVD here

Burn& Firm Pilates

The "Crunch Burn & Firm Pilates" with Ellen Barrett workout makes my Hot Summer Shape-up DVD list because:

1.) You get Cardio, Weights & Pilates Combined: Unique for a pilates video

2.) Good for Weight Loss & Ab Sculpting, as your working your core region while your heart rate is elevated

3.) At 45 Minutes, it’s an efficient and effective total body workout.

Find Ellen's DVD here

BoxingAerobox

"Aerobox" & "Killer Abs and Back" make my Hot Summer Shape-up DVD list because:

1.) Good upper body sculpting for arms, back, and abs, as every punch comes from your core

2.) High calorie burners—boxing combos get your heart rate going

3.) Great way to relieve stress while burning fat.

Find Michael's Killer Abs and Back DVD here

Find Michael's AeroBox DVD here

Ropesport IntRopesport Beg

Ropesport basic and intermediate with Kelly Packard makes my Hot Summer Shape-up DVD list because:

1.) It burns a lot of calories fast! Up to 1000 calories an hour, so just a 15 minute session gets a lot done

2.) It’s convenient! You can take your jump rope anywhere!

3.) It’s fun! You get to learn some new tricks, while burning off some fat.

Find Kelly's DVD here

Firm Flat Abs Fast

“Self Firm flat abs fast with Violet Zaki” makes my Hot Summer Shape-up DVD list because:

1.) Ab Cross-training: It’s like cross-training for your abs: The wide Variety of exercises works your abdominals in a variety of ways for optimal results

2.) Beautiful Setting: The lush location makes you feel like you’re on the beach, rather in your living room

3.) Different Workouts: You can do each section as a mini-workout, or do them all together as one long, intense workout, depending on how much time and energy you have.

Find Violet's DVD here
 

Total Body 1Total body 2

Tom Holland’s "Total Body Conditioning Two" makes my Hot Summer Shape-up DVD list because:

1.) It’s only 20 minutes long, so more likely  to actually do it!

2.) It’s simple, no frills, easy to follow

3.) It really works! It’s an efficient, effective, total-body workout.

Find Tom's DVD here

Killer butt

“Killer Butt” with Dolores Munoz makes my Hot Summer Shape-up DVD list because:

1.) Old-School Exercises: Easy to follow; literally anyone can do them!

2.) It’s a full length 40-minute cardio and butt workout combined: get your cardio out of the way while targeting your butt

3.) Good Ab Sculpting: All moves require good core posture which translates to strong, lean abs.

Find Dolores' DVD here

Progressive Pilates 1Progressive Pilates 2

The Liz Gillies "Progressive Pilates Ten Minute Target-Tone Workouts" makes my Hot Summer Shape-up DVD list because:

1.) With four ten minutes options, you can break up your workout if time is an issue

2.) Very Challenging Ab Section

3.) It’s unique: Applying pilates principles while working on the abs, butt, arms, and thighs

4.) It’s Progressive, as the name suggests; you can work your way up to doing more than one section in a row until you do all forty minutes in one session

 Find Liz's DVD here