(Closed) I need a great butt and abs workout! Bikini or bust!

posted 9 years ago in Fitness
Post # 3
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Newbee
  • Wedding: July 2009

Pilates!  It’s a great workout for the core and the butt!  If you can afford some reformer sessions, I highly recommend them!

Post # 4
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

Ooo I can’t wait to see the responses to this one! I need some good ab stuff because nothing seems to work. As for the butt, I ride a recumbent bike at the gym three days a week for about 45 minutes, and my thighs and butt shaped up super fast.

Post # 5
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Newbee
  • Wedding: September 2007

I was a trainer for many years,the very first thing is diet,cut out the fat and the muscles you  already have will pop out.I agree with pilates and squats are great if your in a hurry to get firm.tons of water and no sodas or alchol,for the few weeks before your wedding,you will be shocked on how your body will get ripped if you cleans for a few weeks.then party like crazy on your  honeymoon!!!!!

Post # 6
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: February 2011

Do you have Comcast?  Check out ondemand.  They have all sorts of excersize videos on there.  Maybe you will find something that works for you.

Post # 7
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

Yeah I was going to suggest Comcast OnDemand also!

What is your current arm workout?

Post # 8
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2009

Squats and lunges for your legs, butt and core! And walking, jogging and running in intervals! Good luck! What’s your arm workout?

Post # 9
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Sugar bee

I really liked this workout when I was getting ready for the wedding.  You can customize the workouts based on what body area you want to work/what area your dress shows off: http://www.amazon.com/Womens-Health-Wedding-Marie-Forleo/dp/B000HEWEGW/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=dvd&qid=1248200834&sr=1-1

I also really like The Firm workouts.  I think they do show great results, and I definitely think their "Firm Box" has done a lot for my butt/legs. You do need a step, either theirs or something of similar height to get the workout done.  They have several versions, this is the one I have: 

http://www.asseenontv.com/prod-pages/firm3.html

Oh and spinning!  I think that spinning has totally firmed up my butt and thighs!

Post # 10
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

30 day shred!

Post # 12
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2009 - Ralston Hall Mansion

I think The Firm workouts using the box are great for shaping up your butt and legs. My favorite one is Maximum Body Sculpting (it’s kind of dated but it’s a good workout).

@Jessie516: Which Firm workouts do you like best? (I need a couple of new workout DVDs!)

Post # 13
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2010

Turbo Jam (the complete workout) has great videos (some short as 20 mins others up to an hour) with a special abs video that works amazingly well! and it is fun and dance-y 🙂

I also like pilates for overall toning! 

Post # 14
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

Lunges and squats and the one where you are on all fours and bend your leg and lift it.

Post # 15
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

Denise austins hit the spot abs

the reverse crunches where you lift your legs will really make your stomach work!!!

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