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Want to burn carbs but no time to exercise? We have the solution for you the 10 Minute Solution! Everyone can find at least 10 minutes in their day, and we’ve developed five super effective, carb-blasting workouts, each only 10 minutes. Instructor Michelle Dozois has designed the segments so that you can utilize each individually or mix and match the sets to create a completely custom workout. Or you can put all five sets together for an incredible 50-minute carb-burning bonanza!
SLOW AND STEADY BURN: This is cardio at its best — easy-to-follow, fun and effective! By keeping your heart rate and exertion level at an elevated, yet comfortable pace for the entire 10 minutes, you’ll blast away carbs and feel great.
CARB KILLER: Using kickboxing moves to knock out extra carbs and calories, this routine really maximizes your weight loss efforts. Don’t worry if you’re not a seasoned kickboxer…the moves are easy-to-follow and inspiring!
POWER BLAST: Get ready for a high energy, high power workout! This segment uses explosive yet controlled movements to really rev up your body’s carb-burning engine. Feel the Power…Feel the Burn!
INTERVAL BURN: It’s back to basics with this 10-minute segment. No nonsense, boot camp-inspired exercises are used to increase your muscular endurance and strength. You’ll take your heart rate up and down throughout several intervals — a proven technique to really demolish those carbs and calories!
METABOLISM BOOSTER: This unique segment will keep you burning carbs and calories long after your workout is over! The secret is incorporating weights. By using light hand weights you’ll build lean muscle to increase your metabolism and burn more carbs, faster than ever before.
Bonus Carb Conversion Chart Inside! This effective “cheat sheet,” outlines the 10-minute workout you need to do to burn off the carbs in everyday items like bread, chips, pasta and even chocolate! Author and Nutrition expert, Cindy Whitmarsh of “Ultrafit Nutrition Systems” also gives 5 super effective tips on how to stave off carb cravings, and 10 totally simple substitutions to replace “bad” carbs in your diet with good carbs without compromising flavor!
DVD has programmable chapters.
10 Minute Solution: Carb & Calorie Burner
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: Michelle Dozois (Instructor Profile)
Runtime: 50 min.
Street Date: 03/01/2005
Five very different, very energetic 10-minute segments. The movement variety combined with Michelle Dozois' sincere enthusiasm is sure to keep you motivated. With never a wasted moment, it's totally focused on burning calories and carbs (since carbohydrates are the energy source your body uses first). The initial four sections each use a specific cardio style — basic aerobics, kickboxing, plyometrics and bootcamp/intervals. The fifth segment is a series of metabolism-boosting toning routines. DVD can be programmed to play 1 to 6 segments in any order. Requires 2 to 5 lb. dumbbells. ©2004.