Classic FIRM Cross Trainers: Firm Cardio
Beginner: Just starting out, very overweight or haven't exercised in over six months.
Intermediate: Active in sports, dance or any regular exercise (2 to 3 times per week).
Advanced: Very active in sports or consistently work out four or more times per week.
Aerobics Impact: Mixed
Lower Impact: Both feet never leave the ground at the same time. This minimizes stress on your knees.
Higher Impact: Includes movements like jumps, hops and skips. Very high-impact is called plyometrics.
Mixed Impact: This alternates or combines the above styles.
Aerobics Choreography: Basic
Basic: The easiest to follow. It ranges from simple walking-style marches to sports and athletic movements.
Complex: More intricate combinations and patterns. They're ideal for people who like to dance.
Moderate: More interesting than Basic, less dancy than Complex.
Toning Emphasis: Total Body
Upper body: Arms, chest and back.
Lower Body: Legs, thighs, hips and buttocks.
Abs: Abdominals (stomach), core and sometimes lower back.
Total body: Tones all three of the above muscle groups.
Instructor: Heidi Tanner (Instructor Profile)
Runtime: 48 min.
Street Date: 6/17/2014
Certified instructor description:
The Firm Cross Trainers Series offers workouts in pairs that cross train with one another - a proven technique for boosting results and breaking through a training plateau. By changing key variables in each program (tempo, weight size, exercise sequencing), cross training allows maximum variety without over-training (allowing full recovery between workouts).
Warm-Up/Stretch - 4 minutes
Aerobics - 9 minutes
Body Building - 24 minutes
Abdominals/Floorwork - 15 minutes
Stretch - 9 minutes
The FIRM Cross Trainers: FIRM Cardio (Original 1993 Release) has a Menu for basic sections, and is fully chaptered, in a full-sized case. Equipment Needed: Hand Weights, Step, Dowel, Barbell, Ankle Weights