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You Asked for It: A Workout Plan for BOTH SparkPeople DVDs

By , SparkPeople Blogger
Twice the workouts. Two times the fun. Double the results? You be the judge!
Positive reviews continue to roll in for our workout DVDs Total Body Sculpting and 28 Day Boot Camp.  (Thank you for that!) Although both of these DVDs feature very different workouts, I designed both of them with one thing in common: to help you maximize your results by combining compound exercises that work multiple muscle groups with calorie-blasting cardio into a single, super-efficient workout . (Phew, that was a mouthful.) And because each DVD has three or four individual workouts that you can mix and match, each one comes with its own workout plan that you can follow to ensure you're using them to get the best results in a safe and progressive way.
But one of the questions I hear most from people following one or both of these DVDs is how to use them together. This is a great question without a simple answer. The best workout plan will work your body in a variety of ways, include both challenging and easier days, and also allow for rest and recovery so you can get stronger and fitter (and stay sane).  So I developed a new workout plan that combines the routines from both of our popular DVDs into an effective and easy-to-follow program.
If you have both of these DVDs, you are in luck! Start using this plan now and reap the results! If you have only one of these DVDs, then consider this a kick in the butt to finally go out and get the second title you've been missing. (Here's where to purchase Total Body Sculpting or 28 Day Boot Camp). With a brand new plan to follow, you'll be well on your way to your fittest self yet—just in time for summer.  Are you ready for the plan?

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Workout Tips: Depending on your fitness level, there are three plans you can try: beginner, intermediate and advanced.  You can repeat any week-long plan as long as you like—until you're ready to progress to the next level. The workout name on a given day refers to a specific routine on the DVD pictured for that day. Some days (as you advance) feature two or more of the workouts from a single DVD. The times listed are total workout time, assuming you also do the warm-up and cool down sessions on the DVD listed. Cross-training means doing any other workout you'd like at any intensity level (preferably cardio and NOT strength training).  Be sure to adhere to the rest days. It is during these recovery phases that your body adapts to become fitter and stronger, so they are very important!
I hope you enjoy the new workout plan, and I can't wait to hear what you think about it (and the results you achieve) once you've had a chance to try it. Connect with me in the comments below, or via Twitter, Facebook or SparkPeople to let me know how it goes.
Do you use either or both of these DVDs? What's your favorite thing about them?