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Merry Fitness from Anchor Bay Entertainment

- December 7th, 2011

Just in time for the Christmas-shopping season, Anchor Bay has released a glute-busting array of fitness DVDs featuring some of the biggest names in the industry.

Here’s a look at the new titles out this month:

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Six new fitness titles from Anchor Bay.

PERSONAL TRAINING WITH JACKIE: 30 DAY FAST START

Based on Jackie’s Power Pyramid Training Method, this program was specifically designed to give you a FAST START and transform your body from head to toe. You’ll perform pyramid sets that combine two of Jackie’s handpicked, dynamically sequenced moves and progressively increase repetitions of the combination: first one, then two, then three…adding a rep each step down the pyramid until you hit 10. Stick with this program for 30 days and take your body to the lean xtreme! Get lean and ripped!

BILLY BLANKS TAE BO: CARDIO EXPLOSION

Billy Blanks is exploding on the scene with his best cardio workout ever, Tae Bo Cardio Explosion! This workout will get you dripping with sweat, as you watch the inches fall off and your body tone up. You will see the best of the original Tae Bo moves, along with a rejuvenated style of cardio to get you where you want to be in your workout regime. Be energized and inspired as you improve your cardio, and lose fat, by punching and kicking your way to the top.

BILLY BLANKS TAE BO: POWER

Prepare your body for battle! In this workout, Billy Blanks brings you the ultimate in body sculpting with intense Tae Bo cardio. Strengthen, tone and define your upper body like never before as you burn fat in this powerful, total body Tae Bo workout. Transform your entire shape with explosive movements and chisel your arms, back and shoulders to a whole new level. Get ready to feel the burn and feel the POWER as you punch your way to a fitter you with Tae Bo Power. Bonus Workout: Get your midsection fighting fit with Billy’s Power Abs!

BOB HARPER: TOTAL BODY TRANSFORMATION

Soar miles above your fitness plateau with two limit-defying, threshold-shattering workouts that annihilate fat and replace it with lean,solid, power-packed muscle. Bob Harper delivers exclusive, no holds barred techniques for the intense conditioning your body craves. Challenge yourself with the Hardest Workout Ever, and uncover the incredibly fit physique you’ve always wanted. Workout 1: Complete Body Power Transformation 60 minutes of innovative, high-level training incorporating intervals, pylometrics, strength, and endurance. Fire-up your metabolic engine, activate fast twitch muscle fibers, and engage your entire body for extreme calorie burn and lean muscle gain. Workout 2: Body Power Quick Bonus 15 minutes of maximum-powered, accelerated training, command optimal performance for body-transforming results. When you’re short on time, Bob makes every second count.

ELEMENT: HATHA & FLOW YOGA

Increase flexibility and dissolve stress! This DVD is specially-designed for beginners, allowing them to experience both static and flowing programs. With two 30-minute practices to explore and enjoy, one can come to understand the many benefits of each type of yoga. Both the Hatha and Flow practices will help relieve stress, increase strength, tone muscles, cultivate flexibility, and improve overall health. The kit contains the DVD plus a woven, cotton yoga strap.

DANCE OFF THE INCHES: HIP HOP BODY BLAST

Fan favorite instructor Jennifer Galardi has found a way to seriously crank up the cardio without minimizing the fun. You’ll work hard but won’t even notice as you flaunt some of Jennifer’s hottest moves yet. ANYONE can do this, regardless of prior dance experience. So what are you waiting for? Get ready to turn up the burn and tone your entire body with Hip Hop Body Blast! This program features the Dance Off the Inches Step Guide. In it your dance instructor will break down the 10 steps and mini combinations you’ll need to easily dance off the inches through the whole program.

SANSONE: 4 FAST MILES  (Not pictured)

Losing weight has never been easier than with Leslie Sansone Walk atHome programs. Now you will be able to lose weight even faster with the all-new breakthrough Walk Slim system. Featuring motivating hit music and an inspiring cast of real-life success stories (three women who have lost 65, 100 and 110 pounds) – Walk Slim is guaranteed to have you looking slimmer and feeling great in just 10 walks! 4 Fast Miles! A Walk at Home program for faster weight loss!

 

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Pilates-ballet-cardio fusion new kid on hybrid block

- October 20th, 2011

It all started with Tae Bo — Billy Blanks’ cardio-style melding of taekwondo and boxing, which went mainstream in the late 1990s.

More than a decade later, we’ve got piloxing (Pilates and boxing), YAS (yoga and spinning) and a host of other hybrid workouts.

One of the newest additions to the growing hybrid trend is Xtend Barre — a fat-blasting fusion of Pilates, ballet and cardio.

Here’s more info from the PR rep for Xtend Barre:

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After attracting the likes of Hollywood hard bodies such as Natalie Portman, Drew Barrymore, Madonna, Kelly Ripa and more, barre workouts have catapulted into “first position” as the most talked about fitness method to provide a long and lean physique.

Xtend Barre takes barre techniques ONE STEP FURTHER by adding CARDIO principles to each session, for the most effective full-body, combination barre workout available.

Xtend_Lean & Chiseled_product-1Created by professional dancer, choreographer and classical Pilates instructor Andrea Rogers, Xtend Barre has quickly expanded to more than 70 locations since her first class over three years ago. Most recently, studios have opened in Australia, Dubai, Paris, London, Brazil, Canada, Abu Dhabi and more, making it the up and coming, international workout sensation. Xtend Barre uses the traditional ballet barre, small hand weights and floor work to provide a full-body workout that can burn up to 500 calories per session.

Combining the amazing results of dance with the principles of strength and safety in Pilates, Xtend Barre’s tag line is: “If Pilates sculpts your body, Xtend Barre® chisels it.”

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“As a dancer all my life, I loved traditional Pilates — and although barre classes were great, I still missed the cardio element,” says founder, Andrea Rogers. “I began implementing some dance moves into sessions for my private Pilates clients, and it was an instant hit. As more people requested it, I carefully developed a curriculum, and just two weeks after launching, we had a waiting list for our classes. I knew I was on to something.”

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Get sculpted with Billy Blanks, Bob Harper

- February 28th, 2011
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Anchor Bay Entertainment is releasing two more workout DVDs in March from BILLY BLANKS and BOB HARPER.

BILLY BLANKS: BOOT CAMP CARDIO SCULPT

Release Date: March 1

The time is now to get that sculpted look you’ve always wanted! Billy Blanks® is bringing you the best of the best. Boot Camp Cardio Sculpt is designed to help you shed those unwanted pounds, while sculpting the muscles you want to see. Billy gets your heart pumping with new and exciting Boot Camp Cardio moves, while incorporating exercises that will help you to lose inches, and tone muscle. This all-new Boot Camp workout is exactly what you need to get your body the way you want to look, and the mindset to change the way you feel about exercising. Time for Boot Camp Cardio Sculpt! Fall in troops!

Fitness, 68 Mins, NR, 2010

BOB HARPER: ULTIMATE CARDIO BODY EXTREME WEIGHT LOSS WORKOUT

Release Date: March 15

Buckle down for a hypersonic cardiovascular roller coaster ride with Bob’s Extreme Cardio Workout. Crush hundreds of calories with fast paced plane-changing movements, demanding total core engagement, and driving muscles forward as they race against your flying heart rate. Every inch of your body will burn as cutting-edge weight-wielding maneuvers command complete cardio and muscular activation, to demolish fat calories, pound for pound. Tower above your highest level and watch fat melt away as you pick up speed and exhibit excellent form with every unrelenting go-round. Stopping is not an option, let’s go!

Two workouts: Extreme Cardio Challenge & 10-Minute Glute Challenge

“No more excuses, make a decision to change your life – it’s going to be hard work, but with me as your personal trainer you can do it.”

— Bob Harper

Fitness, 78 Min, G, 2011

Fitness DVD cornucopia

- December 23rd, 2010

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Here are the latest fitness DVD releases from Anchor Bay Entertainment.

Released Dec. 7:

• BOB HARPER: YOGA FOR THE WARRIOR Bob Harper, trainer from NBC’s hit show “The Biggest Loser,” has deconstructed the traditional concept of yoga with this vigorous, physique refining yoga routine that recruits and trains every muscle in your body, stretching your limitations, and delivering powerful weight-loss results. This is yoga at its extreme, demanding maximum output that will work up a sweat, elevate body temperatures, increase productivity, burn more calories, and accelerate metabolism.  This technique helps release toxins, improve immunity, and enhance your overall health. Bob will take you beyond where you thought a normal yoga workout could go!

• PERSONAL TRAINING WITH JACKIE: CRUNCHLESS XTREME ABS Work out with Jackie Warner, star of the hit TV shows ‘Work Out’ and ‘Thintervention’ Crunches: we all hate doing them. So don’t! You don’t need crunches to get a lean, flat, toned, and sexy midsection. In Jackie’scrunch-free training program, crunches are considered a waste of time. Learn her secrets to getting those AMAZING abs in these two innovative workouts – just 14 minutes each! One routine gives you the option to sculpt your abs and strengthen your core with exercises all performed from a standing position. For the other routine, you’ll hit the floor to tone, tighten, and firm even further. Alternate routines and work out with Jackie three times per week to attack your abs from every angle and get trimmer, tighter, flatter abs – fast!

• LESLIE SANSONE: 3 FAST MILES 3 Fast Miles is part of the Leslie Sansone Walk Slim series. This disc includes everything you need to get started on an easy-to-follow fitness routine that requires no complicated equipment and can be done in the privacy of your own home – rain or shine. 3 Fast Miles takes your fitness walk to the next level. While still simple to follow, this workout increases the speed of your walk to burn fat fast. All it takes is 10 walks to see a slimmer and trimmer you.

• ELEMENT: YOGA FOR STRESS RELIEF AND FLEXIBILITY According to yoga expert and psychologist Ashley Turner, “I see the toll stress takes on my clients. It’s in their faces, their postures, and their moods. It definitely effects how they move in class.”  Turner knows the healing effects of yoga well. With her new DVD “Element: Yoga for Stress Relief & Flexibility,” people can use her practice program anywhere, anytime to feel better and move more freely. The Stress Relief practice is thought to reduce those signs ofpremature aging and improve quality sleep. The Flexibility practice should help to prevent injury and reduce aches and pains throughout the body.

• DANCE OFF THE INCHES: COUNTRY LINE DANCE PARTY Instructor Amy Blackburn is back with more moves to help you shuffle, kick and stomp your way into great shape! She’s taken three traditional line dances and kicked up the energy level to boost your fat burning potential AND your spirits. THIS is how you dance off the pounds and inches—southern style! No experience? No problem! This workout is for anyone: any shape, any size, any age, at any time. So what are you waiting for? You don’t have to hit the local honky tonk to have a boot scootin’ good time. Starting right now, the hottest dance floor in the world is in YOUR HOUSE!

• BILLY BLANKS: TAE BO INSANE ABS Are you ready to see that six pack, or to lose inches around your waist? Then get ready for Billy Blanks’ new workout, “Insane Abs.” This workout will focus on slimming your waist, building a strong core, and shedding pounds like never before. You will feel the results immediately, and see them in just a short time after starting the workout. “Insane Abs” will target in on that problem area by helping you burn off fat to reveal your flat, toned abdominals! Burn up to 800 calories or more with this amazing workout and watch your mid-section disappear! Get ready to feel the burn!

Available Feb. 1, 2011:

• ELEMENT: POWER YOGA

• 10 MINUTE SOLUTION: DANCE YOUR BODY THIN

• LESLIE SANSONE START! WALKING AT HOME 3 MILE FAST PACED WALK

• LESLIE SANSONE START! WALKING AT HOME 1 & 2 MILE WALK

Fitness DVD cornucopia

- October 12th, 2010

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Here are the latest fitness DVD releases from Anchor Bay Entertainment, including two new lines of DVDs from Billy Blanks and Bob Harper.

Recently released:
• BILLY BLANKS: THIS IS TAE BO
Billy’s debut release with Anchor Bay.

• PERSONAL TRAINING WITH JACKIE: TIME SAVER CIRCUIT TRAINING
‘Workout’ and ‘Thintervention’ star Jackie Warner brings her sculpting workout into your home.

• 10 MINUTE SOLUTION: PILATES FOR BEGINNERS
Laura Hudson leads this great intro to the Pilates discipline.

• DANCE OFF THE INCHES: CARDIO HIP HOP
Trainer Jennifer Galardi leads viewers in 3 fun dance routines that get your heart rate up.

• BILLY BLANKS CARDIO INFERNO

• BOB HARPER: PURE BURN SUPER STRENGTH
Trainer from ‘The Biggest Loser’ debuts his ‘Inside/Out’ line of releases with Anchor Bay.

• BOB HARPER: CARDIO CONDITIONING

Available Nov. 9:
• DANCE WITH JULIANNE: JUST DANCE
Second release from Dancing With The Stars’ Julianne Hough.

Available Dec. 7:
• BILLY BLANKS: INSANE ABS

• BOB HARPER: YOGA FOR THE WARRIOR

• ELEMENT: YOGA FOR STRESS RELIEF & FLEXIBILITY

• PERSONAL TRAINING WITH JACKIE: CRUNCH FREE XTREME ABS

• DANCE OFF THE INCHES: COUNTRY LINE DANCE