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A new kickbox workout with 5 kickbox combos interspersed with 5 heart pumping 'surges'. The Surges are kickbox athletic style drill that give the workout even more of a challenge. A modifier will be provided for most of the higher impact moves and kickbox combos. The kickbox combos are filled with kicks and punches of varying tempos. Amy will cool you down properly before you refine your core. You will need a 6 to 8 pound medicine ball to properly train the muscles of the mid body resulting in a stronger and refined core. Finally, a stretch to restore your muscles for the next workout.
Amy Bento is the star of many high rated workout DVDs and is owner of nrgfitness.net. Her fitness career began in New Jersey at a small Bally's Gym where she evolved into an extremely multi-talented instructor and became well known as 'the instructor's instructor.' During the course of her career Amy has led many master classes, presented at fitness conventions, competed in fitness competitions and volunteered her expertise for charitable fitness events. Amy is certified by the AFPA PT, AFPA Advanced PT, NASM CPT Cramer Emergency Sports Medicine Trainer, Certified Sports Nutritionist, CPR Certified and Certified Renegade Kettlebell Instructor.
Amy Bento's Kickbox Surge & Core Training (CIA 2901)
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: Higher
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: Complex
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: Abs
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: Amy Bento Ross (Instructor Profile)
Runtime: 75 min.
Street Date: 04/10/2009
Certified instructor description:
Intense, very creative kickbox combos alternated with even-more-intense cardio “surges.” You get the interest and variety of “dancy” aerobics with the energy and power of kickboxing. Each of the five combinations is totally different. They all feature a fast-paced mix of innovative kickbox-style moves (e.g. “an in-the-air directional change with a switch kick and a jump”). The even faster-paced surges are also mostly airborne (e.g. ninja kicks and jump tucks). Throughout, Amy's amazing energy and perfect form are truly inspirational. Motivating dance hit music (e.g. “Whine -Up," "Don't Stop the Music” and “Do You Want a Piece of Me”). The ending core-focused floorwork uses a medicine ball. ©2009.