Post # 1
So, I’ve lost 25 lbs over the past 5 months. Yay! I’m about 5 lbs away from my goal weight. I’m in a size 8 and I’m REALLY happy with the way I look- IN CLOTHES. When I take em off, all I see is flab in my thighs and butt.
I’m not looking to lose more weight, but I just want to build muscle/tone up in my butt and thighs so I don’t look icky when I’m naked. (I think people refer to this as “skinny fat” even though I’m not actually “skinny”)
I do not have the time/money to join a gym, but I can certainly fit in DVD’s daily! Does anyone have any recommendations?
Post # 3
@rubybride718: commenting to follow! Have the exact same problem. haha
Post # 4
I really like Gaiam’s fitness page.
I tend to work out at the gym a lot, but I’ve bought a couple of The Firm workout kits (usually come with weights, jump ropes, and whatever else you may need) and found their DVDs are really good:
They are good for all fitness levels and really kick your butt!
Post # 5
I was kind of in the same boat. I was always really fit until the past few years. I didn’t really gained any weight, but I lost all my muscle and just became…squishy. I did the Insanity program on DVD and I LOVED it. It was hard as hell, but that’s what I loved about it because I knew I wouldn’t plateau with it. Since I discovered it, I have done it all the way through 3 times and I got my tone back. I love it because it doesn’t require any equipment, I just did it in my living room. (No I’m not trying to advertise the program or anything, just my personal experience).
Post # 6
I LOVE Jillian Michaels’ DVDs. I would love to try Insanity, too but I can’t bring myself to shell out that much cash at once. If you don’t work out, it might be good to start with the 30 Day Shred and go from there. My other favorites are: Killer Buns and Thighs, No More Trouble Zones, 6 Week 6 Pack, Banish Fat Boost Metabolism, and Extreme Shed and Shred.
She will make you HOT if you stick with doing them about 5-6 days a week and watch what you eat. It’s also so much easier than going to the gym — I can get in an entire workout in the time it would take me to get to the gym. Can’t beat that.