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Strength training is the best way to build lean muscle to get a toned and defined body. Muscle burns twice as many calories as fat does which means even at a resting rate, people with more muscle will burn more calories. This is why a strength training workout is so important to losing weight or maintain weight. Despite what many people think you don’t have to spend 2 hours in the gym to get a good strength training workout in. There are plenty of workout DVDs that are just as effective as any workout you could get in a gym.
ChaLEAN Extreme is workout program from Chalene Johnson that works to build muscle so you can burn fat. The more muscle that you have, the more fat that you can burn. ChaLEAN Extreme uses a technique called lean phasing which consists of 3 different phases she takes you through to build muscle and burn the most amount of fat possible in the shortest time. It has 15 different workouts that comes with the program and you don’t need much equipment, just some dumbbells and resistance bands, which are included as a free bonus gift.
Although you may not be able to walk or run at home, unless you want to invest in an expensive treadmill, walking or running can be a great workout for a woman. If you live in a nice neighborhood or have a park nearby your home, a nice walk or jog can be a great alternative to being cooped up in your home. Spring and fall are great times to run or walk as they offer cooler weather that is great for exercising in.
Quick Home Workouts
No matter if you are a busy stay at home mom, a single professional, or mom with a job outside the home, you most likely have a packed schedule and may think that you don’t have time for workouts, even simple at home ones. There are a couple of different options that you have for quick home workouts. Tony Horton’s 10 minute trainer is actually a workout DVD but offers a very efficient workout in only 10 minutes. You can quickly sneak in a workout before you get ready in the morning, after dinner, or while the kids are napping. Other quick workouts involve jumping rope for 10-15 minutes, running stairs for 10-15 minutes, and a quick circuit training routine that you can make up.
Women of all ages and sizes need to make sure that they are taking care of their bodies and exercising on a regular basis. It does not matter if you are a size 18 and trying to lose 50 pounds or you are a size 4, every women needs exercise to be healthy. Home workouts for women offer a great way to make sure that exercise is part of your daily life.
There are a lot of women who enjoy home workouts more than going to the gym. They can exercise in the privacy of their own home and not have to worry about getting to and from the gym and scheduling extra time to workout. For busy moms, home workouts may be their only option for any kind of exercise at all. Here are the best home workouts for women.
There are plenty of workout DVDs that are especially geared towards women are that women are particularly fond of. Turbo Jam is a great workout that a lot of women like because it is fun to do and doesn’t seem like it is a workout at all. It combines dancing and kick boxing into one unique workout. There are also plenty of other workout DVDs for women besides Turbo Jam that you can look into. You can also share your DVDs with your girlfriends to get a new workout every couple of months. DVDs are a great at home workout because all you need is a television, DVD player and some room to move.
There are so many people who are looking to lose some weight and become healthier, but with all the different weight loss products on the market, many people want that quick fix that some of the products claim. Well, there is no quick fix. Any doctor or personal trainer will tell you it takes hard work to lose weight. You simply can’t just sit on the couch and decide to take a pill and be 10 pounds lighter the next day.
Insanity workout is available through Beachbody fitness. It comes with 10 different workouts that all work together to form a laid out fitness plan for you. Shaun T has done the guess work for you and will show you which workout to do when. You just simply have to follow his plan. Some of the workouts included are plyometric cardio circuit, core cardio and balance, cardio abs, and max interval circuit. The workout claims that you can burn up to 1000 calories an hour with all of these different workouts.
If you are not willing to put in the work to lose weight or you are not physically able to do high-intensity workouts, then Insanity is not for you. This fitness program takes time and dedication to losing weight and getting healthier. It can’t just be done whenever you want, as you need to follow the laid out schedule for the workouts to get the maximum benefits. Shaun T’s Insanity workout claims that if you follow the fitness program, you can reshape your body in 60 days. So, there are some quick fixes to weight loss, they just take the a lot of effort!