Beach Babe DVD 1 by Tone It Up! Review

Hello :)! So I finally went ahead and bought the Beach Babe DVD 1 by Tone It Up! Digital Download. I reviewed their Beach Babe DVD 2 in January, and I absolutely love the workouts. For six weeks straight, I was using those workouts along with some of their free Youtube workouts and cardio, and I feel a lot stronger and more toned. I bought the new DVD for some variety, and to use on my light days. The workouts are shorter, and sometimes when I am low on energy and time, but don’t want to miss my workout, I use this DVD.

When I was buying this DVD, I expected it to be more amateurish than the new Beach Babe DVD 2. They have had a lot of success since the launch of their first DVD, so their new DVD 2 is definitely more polished.

This digital download costs 29 USD, and as soon as you place your order, they send you an email with links to download all seven workouts. The link expires in 48 hours, and you can download each workout five times. I actually didn’t get this email when I first ordered, so after waiting for a couple of hours and checking my spam folder, I emailed their customer service. I got a quick and friendly reply within 4 hours with fresh links to download the workouts. So five stars to their customer service team :).

Here are the workouts in the order I tried them

Bikini Sculpt This is a 40 minute long full body workout with warm up, water breaks and some cool down stretches. You need an exercise mat and some dumb bells before you start (I used 2 kgs). This might be my new favourite full body workout. The exercises target your arms, shoulders. booty and abs. I paired this workout with 30 minutes of cardio. The moves are not very challenging but definitely burn. I will use this workout and days I’m looking for a light to medium intensity workout. Perfect for days when you are not feeling very motivated, effective without making you dread the next time you have to do it.

Bikini Booty This a 13 minute video that focusses on your booty and legs. I did this short and sweet routine after a 3 Km run. Great to add a little toning into a cardio day.

Summer Arms This arm routine is 12 minutes long, and that is my favourite part about this workout. This includes warm up, and there are no breaks. There are three circuits, one standing up, and two on the ground. A really great, quick workout to stack on at the end of a nice run.

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HIIT the Beach This High Intensity Interval Training routine is 18 minutes long. It includes four HIIT routines, that is, 4 cardio movies of 15 seconds each to get your heart rate up, followed by a 30 seconds water break and two toning moves. I love cardio routines that I can do at home for days when I don’t feel like going to the gym, so this workout figures into my favourites list.

Surfer Girl This 25 minute full body routine is so much fun. They do this workout on a surf board, I used a mat, and it is really upbeat and cheerful. They break into a dance in the middle of the workout. So cute and again, great for days when you are looking for a light workout.

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Bikini Abs This ab routine is 16 minutes long, and great to pair with either the Summer Arms routine or any full body routine.

Long and lean This ten minute stretching routine is by far my favourite. I did this before my first 5k :). It was easy to follow along and very relaxing. Great to pair with any workout at all.

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In conclusion, these workouts were a great addition to my collection. And my collection by far is very small, it starts and ends with their workouts. Since I have tried both DVDs, I can compare them fairly. There is definitely a lot more creativity and balance in the newer DVD, the camera angles are better, the water breaks are prettier, and the workouts are better designed.

Beach Babe DVD 1 or 2 ? If there is a choice between the two, I say go for the second DVD, even if you are just beginning your fitness journey. The first DVD is not easier than the second DVD, in fact, in some parts, it is tougher. I got both because I needed the variety. Once again, I love the fact that these DVDs are available for download, so you save on shipping charges, and can order them and enjoy them anywhere in the world!

I hope my review helps :)!

In my next post, I am going to share the experience of my first 5k :)! Thank you for reading!

 

Chocolate Oatmeal Porridge <3

Hello :)! Another breakfast recipe from Avro’s Kitchen. Breakfast really is my favourite meal of the day! I had a really exciting week :)! I signed up for my first ever run! I see all these posts of my friends finishing 5ks, 10ks and some have even run half marathons. I think it is absolutely amazing, and I can’t wait to start. I signed up for the Devil’s Circuit run in Gurgaon on 9th March 2014, which also happens to be my birthday :)! My only regret is that Michael won’t be there to run with me, but I think I will have fun :)! It is a 5 km obstacle run, and I think the registration is still open, so sign up if you are interested. Here is the link :).

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I also officially started training yesterday. 5 kms is a good distance for me to start because I normally run 4-5 kms on my run day, which is once a week, usually Sundays. I am also continuing with my Tone It Up! toning exercises from the Beach Babe DVD 2 to build on my strength and stamina. I am supposed to pick up my running bib this weekend, I am so super excited. I am also reading up on the kind of diet I should be on to train for a run, and I will write a post about that once I have successfully finished a few runs. Gurgaon normally hosts a lot of runs, and I usually find out about them only once they are over and I see the race day photos on Gurgaon Times. I will keep a look out for ads and post them on here to encourage some of you to join me :)!

Also, this week Michael and I celebrated our second wedding anniversary :O! Time really flies when you are having a good time! Michael is in the States right now for his Airbus type rating, so we will celebrate when he gets back! Our wedding was so special! A lot of our family and friends flew in for the wedding. Michael is American of Greek and Scottish descent, and I am Indian, and we incorporated a little bit of our beautiful cultures for a very special ceremony. In fact, Michael wore a Scottish kilt :)! It was really pretty, and I love looking back at the pictures.

weddingOk, so here is the recipe! I totally made this up in my head. Avro and I were out on our daily 8am walk/pull. It was a cloudy, overcast day, and I was craving something hot and chocolatey. Here is what you need for this clean and super delicious breakfast.

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Ingredients

Serves two

1 cup rolled oats

1 cup skim milk

1 and 1/3 cup water

2 large banana (or 3 small bananas),thinly sliced

1 TBSP unsweetened cocoa powder, I used Cadbury’s

2 TBSP homemade almond butter, or peanut butter

1/2 cup pomegranate seeds, for garnish

In a saucepan on medium heat, place the oats, milk, water and sliced banana. Whisk continuously while bringing the mixture to a light boil, so that the bananas get completely incorporated into the mixture. Add the cocoa powder and almond butter and continue whisking till the oats are completely cooked. I used instant oats, so mine was ready in less than 5 minutes. Serve with a sprinkle of pomegranate seeds for a little crunch. Enjoy with a cup of coffee :)!

You can also halve the ingredients for a really delicious breakfast for one. If you wish to receive emails every time I post, you can sign up on this page. Also, follow Avro’s Kitchen on Facebook and Instagram :)! Thank you and have a great day :)!

Apple Chia Porridge

So Michael, my husband, told me my blog was taking a very ‘Paula Deen’ish turn. With my Gooey Chocolate Brownies and full of buttery goodness Celery Chicken Casserole :)! So here is a recipe which represents the reason I started this blog. To share my fitness and clean eating journey. I had never really heard of Chia Seeds till I first started my Instagram account for all things health and fitness. Everyone was adding chia seeds to their smoothies, pancakes and puddings. So, I googled it, and turns out they are really, really good for you. They are full of Omega -3 fatty acids, fiber, antioxidants, protein and several minerals. They are one of the highest plant based sources of protein you can find, so if you are vegetarian, chia seeds really should be part of your diet. Also, they help regulate blood sugar levels and keep you full for longer.

Chia seeds have the ability to absorb ten times their weight in liquid, which is why they are often added to smoothies and milk, for an amazing gelatinous texture. When I first read about them, I was pretty sure I wouldn’t be able to find them here in Gurgaon, India and if I did, they would probably be very expensive. I was pleasantly surprised on both counts. I am not sure if regular grocery stores stock them, but we have this small organic store near our house, and I got a 100 gram packet for Rs.60, and you need very little. I tried this recipe for dinner, though it is more of a breakfast or dessert recipe, and my parents really enjoyed it, through my running commentary of the benefits of what they were eating :).

Chia seeds can be black or white, and from what I understand, there is no nutritional difference between the two. The organic store I go to stocks black chia seeds. Here is what you need for this nutrient dense recipe :)

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Ingredients

Serves four

1/2 cup black or white chia seeds

2 cups organic apple juice, chilled (no sugar added, I use Mantra24)

1/2 cup diced apples

1/2 cup raisins

1 tsp cinnamon

1/4 tsp salt

In a large bowl, pour the chia seeds. Add apple juice and stir until well incorporated. Set aside for 15-20 minutes, and stir once every few minutes to make sure no clumps form. The chia seeds will absorb a lot of the apple juice and the consistency will be porridge like. Add the diced apples, raisins, cinnamon and salt. Mix well and serve as breakfast or a healthy dessert :). And you thought clean eating would be boring :). Enjoy )!!

Carrot Cake :)

I’m sorry I have been MIA for 2 weeks! I had a very sick puppy, and I was just shuttling between work and vet visits. But Avro is better now, and what better way to celebrate than with some carrot cake :). Seriously though, this will be my last indulgent recipe for a while. I have been eating healthy and clean, and the occasional cake I bake, is normally to bring over to my grandmom’s. This carrot cake is moist and light, and great to serve with tea or coffee or to bring over to a loved one as a ‘Get Well Soon’ cake. 

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Also, I finished the Love Your Body online fitness challenge! Yayy, I’m so happy I managed to stay committed for 6 weeks straight. I feel stronger, and I can definitely see more muscle tone. And I managed to run 100 miles (160 kms) in six weeks. I never really liked running, I would get tired in 30 seconds flat, but everyday, I felt my stamina level improving just slightly, till I finally got what runner’s high is all about. I still can’t run more than 4 miles at a time, but I want to run at least two 5ks this year :).

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On Valentine’s Day, my husband sent some really pretty, tasty cupcakes my way! And, I went out with two awesome girls to celebrate. The restaurant we went to was crazy crowded, and we got a shared table lol. It was like a long table and we were seated across from a couple, and then there were couples on either side of us. So we were basically blocked into our place and had to shout our order out to the server across the table. Then when our food arrived, the guy from the couple across from us suddenly lost interest in the incessant kissing, and decided to stare at our appetizers till we felt like offering him some :). It was a fun night, and I’m so glad I didn’t just decide to stay in and eat ten cupcakes!

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So, here is what you need for this recipe. And, up until the next holiday, I promise this blog will resume it’s clean eating, healthy lifestyle approach :)!

Ingredients

1 cup brown sugar

3/4 cup canola oil (or vegetable oil)

1/4 cup yoghurt, strained or greek yoghurt

3 eggs

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

2 cups all purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 cups finely grated carrots

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Preheat the oven to 350F/180C. Grease a round or square cake pan and set aside. I never specify a size because sometimes I make two small cakes, and other times I make a microwave mug cake with the leftover batter as a tester :). Just make sure there is one inch of the pan left on top of the batter to allow the cake to rise.

Combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt and pass through a kitchen sieve three times and set aside.

In a large bowl, combine the brown sugar and oil with a hand held mixer on medium speed. Beat in the yoghurt. Add eggs, one at a time, and beat well after each addition. Mix in the vanilla extract. Then, add the flour mixture, one large spoon at a time and beat in. Using a spatula, fold the carrots into the batter and pour the batter into the baking dish. Bake for 30-38 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. This really is the best method to check if your cake is ready. Baking times vary from oven to oven.

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Enjoy with a cup of coffee :)!

Gooey Chocolate Brownies <3

I had my first day off in like six days yesterday, and I got into kitchen mode. I made some homemade granola for breakfast for the next few days, and some amazing chocolate brownies for my grandmother. The granola was my first time making it, so it has a slightly burnt taste and I definitely need to try it a few more times before I publish it on here :). The brownies, however, were a hit. Now, my grandmother is recovering from an illness and she has been ordered by the doctor to gain weight. So these are not for the butter, sugar and more butter conscious. This is to make as a ‘Get Well Soon’ pick me up :).

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These will be very good with some Vanilla Ice Cream but the batch I made didn’t last long enough for us to try. Now a note about ice cream. I read this article a while back about how most of the ice cream sold in India isn’t really ice cream. It isn’t made with milk or cream but instead with hydrogenated vegetable fat. Eww I know. So the good people at Amul and Mother Dairy, who do in fact make real ice cream, filed a case against these other companies, who were marketing the stuff they made as Ice Cream, and selling it cheaper, when in fact it had absolutely no cream. They won the case, and now these other companies are required to label their products as Frozen Desserts. So the next time you are buying Ice Cream, check the label :).

I am also going to try and post a cake recipe made with protein powder instead of flour :). Perfect for some post workout indulgence. Now that I wear a heart rate monitor when I work out, I have a lot more appreciation for how long it takes to burn calories that are consumed in seconds :).

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Here is what you need for the brownies :)

Ingredients

4 large eggs

1 cup sugar

1 cup brown sugar

225 grams (8 oz.) butter, melted

1 and 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (I used Cadbury’s)

2 tsp vanilla extract

1/2 cup flour

1/2 tsp salt

Preheat the oven to 150C/300F. Grease an 8 inch square pan with butter and sprinkle some flour on top and set aside.

Sift the cocoa powder and flour through a kitchen sieve three times and set aside.

Using an electric mixer, whisk the eggs in a large bowl on medium-high till the eggs are fluffy and light yellow. Add both sugars and the vanilla extract and beat for a few minutes. Using a wooden spoon, mix in the melted butter and the flour and cocoa powder  mixture. Add the salt and mix until well combined.

Pour the batter into the greased baking dish and bake for 55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the dish comes out clean. Mine took over an hour because the electric supply to my oven was interrupted twice when I was baking, so monitor your brownies closely after they have been in the oven for 45 minutes.

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Enjoy :)))!

 

 

 

 

Sanity on the go :)!

Hii :)! I have had my busiest month in over a year this January! Flying has been hectic, and I haven’t had any time to try and post new recipes on here :(. Despite flying a lot, I have managed to stay in good spirits and generally not been much of a pain to those around me, so I thought of sharing on here what helped me. I am not a certified nutritionist, nor any sort of expert, but I read a lot on the subject, so I am just sharing what works for me. In the past, whenever I have had a crazy, busy month, the consequences have been many. Bad mood, bad hair, tighter clothes, less energy, and a lot of guilt about bad food choices. And very little patience. I have worked a lot on generally being a better person and as much as possible, being a breath of fresh air for the people around me.

Starting 1st January, I started an online fitness challenge called Love Your Body by Tone It Up! I love joining challenges, cause they keep me motivated and accountable. I have remained very committed to the challenge, and really surprised myself. I wouldn’t normally even think of working out after a 12 hour work day, but through this challenge, I have managed to make working out a normal part of my lifestyle. The challenge also reminded me to take care of myself. You can have a busy life, and a mile long list of to-dos, and still make time for yourself. And when you take care of yourself, everything else gets a lot easier.

Here are some of the changes I made which helped me this month

1) Intentions for the day – I keep a to-do list. You can either do a diary if you like writing or just jot it down in your smartphone notepad. I have a small diary for my big to do list, which includes monthly bills, repairs, shopping lists, personal grooming, birthday gifts to buy, everything. This is something I learnt from my father, and personally, writing down the things I need to do relieves me of a lot of stress. Then it’s not all in my head, and I am less likely to forget stuff. Whenever I have a free minute, I go through the list to see what hasn’t been ticked off. When I am super busy, like I am these days, every morning when I wake up, I make a list of my intentions for the day on my IPhone notepad. I limit it to five things that need to be done and that I feel I can fit into my schedule.

2) Planning my meals – I don’t really do weekly meal planning, just because my work schedule is different every day and every week. But in the morning, or before I leave for a flight, I plan my meals. I am not neurotic about it, and I don’t get upset if I indulge or there is a change, but this helps me a lot. Like I know that by my third flight for the day, I normally crave something hot and filling. So I plan ahead, and pack food which can be heated in the aircraft oven. If I don’t pack my own food, I end up eating greasy, salty airplane food. And then I feel guilty about it. I also snack between meals, so I always eat fruits or roasted nuts when the craving hits.

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3) Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate – Whenever I feel extra cranky and ready to roll my eyes at the next person who dares talk to me, if I take a calm moment to think about the last time I had a drink of water, it is very likely to have been hours before. I make a conscious effort to drink a lot of water, and in the winter, I love having lots of herbal tea and green tea. When I am hydrated, I am less likely to go crazy.

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4) Superfood Me – If you google superfoods, I am sure hundreds of lists will show up. I have my personal list of superfoods. Foods that make me feel good. My personal favourites are yoghurt, pomegranate, bananas, almonds, lentils, chickpeas, all vegetables, brown rice, chicken and salmon. The list keeps changing, according to my mood and the season. When I am very busy, I make sure my kitchen is full of these things. They make me feel full of energy, and I am so much less likely to turn to junk food. Also, we  just don’t keep junk in our kitchen. I had to lobby a long time for this, my mother’s favourite excuse has been ‘It’s for the guests’. But when I come home after a 13 hour day and a bag of Bingo Mad Angles is staring at me, I don’t always have the willpower to reach for carrots instead. Now, we just save the junk food for when we eat out, we don’t bring it inside our house.

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5) Working out – I have read countless articles about how good it is to work out, but I started working out when I wanted to. No one could convince me, I always had an excuse, till I just wanted to. So I won’t preach how good it is to work out, but I will share that it is all it is touted to be. My energy levels are higher, I am happier and more confident, and I feel really, really good. Also, flying fatigues me mentally, so working out is a good way to get the rest of my body nice and tired so I can sleep well.

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6) Sleeping – I have a distinguished quality of being able to fall asleep just about anytime. Many make fun of it, but I think of it as a gift. Getting 7-8 hours of sleep a day is a priority for me, and if I don’t get it at night, I take a nap in the middle of the day. I feel more productive and just more in balance when I am not sleep deprived.

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7) Indulge – No matter how tired and busy, I have started making the effort to get dressed and get out of the house. Spending time with family and friends relaxes me and is an important part of my week. I periodically get myself a spa date with myself and have a really delicious YOLO meal. It makes me happy, and when I am happy, I am a nicer person.

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And that’s my list of the seven things that keep me sane when I am super busy :). Nothing new, legendary or ground breaking. I have always known these things, but I had to make a conscious decision to try and be the happiest version of me that I can be. Thank you for reading :)!

Beach Babe DVD 2 by Tone It Up! Review

Those of you who follow me on Facebook and Instagram know I absolutely love Tone It Up! To someone who doesn’t know Tone It Up, and more importantly, Karena and Kartrina, the face, heart and soul of Tone It Up!, it might seem kind of silly at first. But once you get into it, the community, the social networking, the Instagramming every workout and meal, you get sucked in pretty deep. I first found TIU when I was browsing the internet for ways to tone up. I was very chubby in the final year of school because I was studying a lot, and eating whatever I wanted. College was 3 years of yo-yoing for me. From starvation to binges, my weight went up and down over 10 kilos. I didn’t have a healthy relationship with either food or my body.

When I first went to flight school, I lost a lot of weight. After all, I was in sunny, beautiful Florida. With all of its beautiful people, I felt like I had to keep up, and that is when I shed my baby weight. How I did it? I honestly don’t remember. I was living alone, so I was in control of my groceries, and I didn’t buy any junk food. While eating out, I stuck to salads and fish. Then I met Michael. And then we both got kind of chubby together :). When you are in love, and first start dating, this is totally acceptable.

I don’t know when I went from being overly critical of my body to loving it, but I think it was just part of growing up. Now, I eat well because it makes me feel good and look good, and I work out because I want to be strong.

So if you subscribe to emails from Tone It Up! (it’s free), they send you weekly workout schedules every Sunday. This includes cardio, a lot of their free Youtube videos (with printables that you can carry to the gym) and sometimes, workouts from their DVDs. I have been doing their Youtube videos for about six months, and I felt like I needed something more challenging. So I decided to buy the digital download edition of their DVD.

In the package – When you purchase the ‘Beach Babe DVD 2 Digital Download Only‘ on their website, you instantly get an email from them. The download costs 39 USD. The email has a link, and when you click the link, it brings you to a web page with links to download nine workouts. You can download each video 5 times, and the link expires in 48 hours. I downloaded mine on my computer and then got them on my IPhone and IPad via ITunes sync. So make sure you purchase the download only when you will be able to download it within the next 48 hours, and when you have high speed internet connection. The longest video is 1.2 GB.

The nine workouts, in the order I tried them

1) HIIT the Beach 2 – This High Intensity Interval Training workout is 40 minutes long, including warm up, water breaks and cool down. It is a follow along video, so you just hit play and workout with K&K. Before you start, you need a pair of dumbbells, an exercise mat and a bottle of water. I used 3 pound dumbbells to start with. My sister, cousin and I set up our basement for this workout, and it was challenging for us. It is a very fun, upbeat workout and I burnt 335 calories in 40 minutes. If you have just started working out, this is a great workout. I have been working out regularly for over 6 months now, and I loved it. Pair it with one of their free youtube workout videos, we did three rounds of the Love Your Arms workout, for an hour long sweat session!

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2) Hula Booty – This workout is 25 minutes long, including warm up, water breaks and cool down. I found this workout very relaxing. I did it after 30 minutes of cardio. This is a follow along video which includes exercises standing up and on the floor to tone and lift your booty, hips and thighs. I did this workout in my room, and I definitely felt the burn in my legs. Before you start, you need an exercise mat, dumbbells and a bottle of water. Also, your exercise area should be large enough to be able to stretch your legs out to the side. I will definitely do this workout once a week when I am working on my lower body.

3) Beach Barre – This is a 30 minute long full body workout. I’v always wanted to join a good group workout class, and on Day 3 of trying out this DVD, I have realised that this is the next best alternative. I did this workout with my sister and cousin and absolutely loved it. Every muscle I worked was burning, which is a good thing. This workout is so good to tone all your major muscle groups. I love the cool down stretching exercises at the end. For this workout too, you need an exercise mat, dumbbells and a bottle of water.

4) Sunrise Routine – This is a workout you are supposed to do first thing in the morning. It is 25 minutes long, with very calming music in the background. All you need is an exercise mat and a bottle of water. The workout incorporates a lot of yoga moves to stretch and tone. I am not very flexible so I couldn’t keep up at times. This is very good for when you are traveling and staying at hotels and don’t have time for the gym. Just hit play on your tablet or smartphone and follow along.

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5) Bikini Arms – This is a 20 minute workout which focuses on toning and sculpting your arms. You can do this workout with dumbbells or without, and you need an exercise mat since the workout incorporates some floor moves. I love this workout, and pair it with either cardio or any other workout from this DVD. Arms are a major focus point for me, and this workout is great because it focuses on every part of your arms.

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6) Sunkissed Abs – This is a 18 minute workout to work on your abs. You need dumbbells, an exercise mat and water before you start. I paired this with 30 minutes of cardio and the Beach Barre Routine. I love that this workout goes beyond the conventional crunches to work your lower and upper abs.

7) Sunset Stretch – By day 7 of trying this DVD, I was seriously sore. So I decided to end my workout with this 15 minute stretching workout. All the moves are yoga based and I found it very hard to keep up. It is difficult to perform the moves and look at the screen at the same time. Karena is very flexible and I found it very difficult to twist my body like hers. But by the second time that I did this workout, I was already a lot better. If you have been practising yoga, you might be better able to keep up. I still have quite a way to go before I look as elegant as Karena. I am going to do end my workout with this stretch 2-3 times a week.

8) Fine Toning – This 20 minute workout is another great way to tone your entire body. Pair with 45 minutes of cardio for a great sweat sesh! The fine toning method that K&K use in this workout is the first time that I have seen it and I love it. It really burns!

9) Set the Bar – This is a 20 minute routine you are supposed to do the first thing when you start this DVD. I didn’t do it, because I have been working out for a while and I always wear a heart rate monitor, so I can see my progress on there. Also, I can see my progress in my overall energy levels throughout the day. But if you are starting out, this is a great way to chart your progress. You first print out the Progress sheet which is available for free on their website, fill in the numbers, and do this workout every 2 weeks to chart your progress.

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I personally absolutely love this DVD. It has really exceeded my expectations. I never thought I would work out at home, but this is a great way to workout when you are pressed for time or it’s too cold or inconvenient to go out. It is like having a personal trainer. I also find Karena and Katrina very pleasant and easy to listen to. Their narration is such a refreshing change from the aggressive and pushy form I normally associate with TV trainers. Also, the fact that they have the option of buying a digital download edition of their DVD is amazing. You save shipping charges and can buy it from anywhere in the world. And you are not restricted to devices with DVD players. If you live in a busy city like I do, it is so much cheaper than a gym membership and a personal trainer, and you have far fewer excuses to skip your workout.

When working out, keep challenging yourself. Some day, I will try Insanity and P90X. But for now, this DVD is exactly what I need! I am sore and achy, but I feel excited everyday to work out and I can already see the results :).

I hope my review helps :)! Enjoy! :)