Get fit in the comfort of your living room with these celebrity workouts
Time Out Bahrain staff
Davina: 7 minute fit The latest fitness installment from British TV presenter Davina McCall is ‘7 minute fit’, designed for those of you who claim they have no time to work out. Davina’s personal trainer Ed Lumsden has created ten new workouts to tone you up in no time, and every one of them is no more than seven minutes long. You’d be surprised what you can do in that short amount of time. They go through boxing, tone and sculpt, and the Ultimate Abs Workout, plus there’s a fitness challenge so you can track your progress each week, as well as plenty of extras. From BD6.6 on www.amazon.co.uk.
Fitsteps If you’re a Strictly Come Dancing fan then this is the DVD for you. Ian Waite, Natalie Lowe and Mark Foster, all from the show, have put together a comprehensive dance workout for people who don’t like to exercise much. It’s good fun so you don’t even notice you’re scorching that fat. In fact, the DVD promises you can burn up to 700 calories in 40 minutes! From BD5.7 on www.amazon.co.uk.
BarreAmped Creator Suzanne Bowen has devised this proven body-shaping workout based on a combination of dance, Pilates and yoga. It’s great if you ever liked dancing or ballet as a kid, or if you’re looking for something a little more low-impact. It’s a steady, smooth exercise plan that uses ballet barre techniques to improve core strength and tone you up all over. The best bit is there’s no strain on your joints. From BD9 on www.amazon.co.uk.
Jillian Michaels – 30 Day Shred An oldie but a goodie is this one from the American fitness trainer superstar who soared to fame because of ‘Biggest Loser’. Jillian Michaels guides you through her exclusive 3-2-1 interval system that combines three minutes of strength, two minutes of cardio and one minutes of abs, repeated three times. The DVD has three 20-minute sessions and you can work your way from level one to three over a 30-day period to see some dramatic shredding results. From BD2.5 on www.amazon.co.uk.