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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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Christmas gift ideas for fitness buffs

- August 28th, 2010

With less than four months until Christmas, it’s not too late to start shopping.

Apparently.

GoFit, a U.S.-based fitness product manufacturer, is already out with a list of “the hottest fitness gadgets for your Holiday Gift Guide,” according to a press release.

Here’s a closer look:

jingelbellsFOR THE KETTLEBELL BUFF: Get a grip on the cutting edge, get-fit gadget of the future! Kettlebells have kicked it up a notch and are now contoured. GoFit and acclaimed fitness specialist Bob Harper, star trainer of NBC’s worldwide hit The Biggest Loser, have collaborated to create a revolutionary Contoured Kettlebell. It is the must-have handheld fitness tool for any fitness guru this holiday season! Unlike the traditional canonball kettlebell shape it has a unique patent-pending contour shape that is ergonomically designed to wrap around the wrist and forearm, providing a much more comfortable Kettlebell experience. Each contoured Kettlebell comes with a 30 minute Bob Harper Kettlebell Workout DVD, designed and performed by Bob himself.  The collection will be available in 7-45 lbs online at Gofit.net as well as at select Target stores across the nation beginning in mid-October. It will also be available at top sporting goods stores nationwide on Dec. 1. PRICE: $24.99-$99.99

gyminabagGYM IN A BAG FOR THE EXTREME FITNESS FIEND: This little gem is for the gym rat that takes their fitness routine to the EXTREME. If you have someone on your holiday gift list that IS ALWAYS ON THE ROAD performing countless hours of cardio and pumping the iron from dusk until dawn, we have the perfect gift to help take it to the limit! It’s the Ultimate ProGym Extreme– a lightweight, gym in a bag with a serious boost. The ProGym Extreme is the train anywhere, anytime; go-to, get-fit product that will substantially increase balance, strength and functionality. With up to 75lbs of resistance, the ProGym Extreme increases muscle definition and takes resistance training and toning to the next level. The product includes five resistance bands, two handle grips, two door anchors, two ankle straps, a laminated training manual and carry bag that is perfect for travel. PRICE: $69.99

strollerFOR THE STROLLER SLIM DOWN: Walk this way. Who said you need to run a marathon to lose the pesky weight that has been lingering around the waistline? Just walk your way to a new you! For an added boost to amp up your daily stroll, the GOFIT WALKING VEST is perfect for adding light resistance to a walk or workout. Adjustable in weight it comes with multiple weigh packets, which can be easily removed. Designed with a double closure system for one-size-fits-all, the vest has reflective elements for night safety and comes with a removable water bottle holder. ALSO AVAILABLE IN 10LB, 20LB AND 40LBS. PRICE: $44.99 http://gofit.net/weighted-vests.php.

loopsFOR THE RUNNING RENEGADE: For those who like to pound the pavement and are looking for a full body, fat burning workout with noticeable results, then get in the loop! GOFIT POWER LOOPS are an essential tool to power your way to stronger and leaner legs, hips and glutes.  The loops are a favorite of Valerie Bertinelli who recently lost a whopping 50 pounds with Jenny Craig. According to her trainer, Christopher Lane, Bertinelli relies on the Power Loops to help her work up a sweat when she’s on the road. Included are three loops in light, medium and heavy resistance– as well as GoFit’s Core Performance Exercise Book. The GoFit Power Loops offer a simple yet effective combination to train and condition your lower pillar of strength. PRICE: $14.99 http://gofit.net/power-loops.php.

ropeFOR THE CARDIO JUNKIE: Shopping for a cardio king or queen that loves to log in long hours on the treadmill and indulge in a serious sweat sesh? If they want to switch up their boring old cardio routine, why not give them a JUMP START? On average jumping rope burns 11 calories per minute. That’s 660 calories per hour! Add another dimension to jump rope training for some serious calorie burning by using the GoFit Weighted Jump Rope. When working out with this rope, the removable 1/2 lb weights in each of the foam-padded handles will help you develop the muscles in your wrists and forearms and burn those extra calories for a slim, sleek, new you. The Weighted Rope is a 9-foot solid PVC rope. PRICE: $14.99 http://gofit.net/jump-ropes.php.