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Basic Training The Workout is a 60-minute low-impact aerobic and strength training workout, set on an action-packed airstrip in Hawaii. It is based on the successful ESPN exercise program Basic Training The Workout.
Your host, Ada Janklowicz uses her extensive background in fitness, dance and military workout techniques to bring you a training program that helps: maximize fat burning, increase strength, and improve flexibility. The Workout is basic and easy to follow. Beginners will be expertly guided. Advanced will be challenged.
The Workout: Total Body Warm-Up, Low Impact Aerobic Training, Strength Training- Back, Chest, Shoulders, Arms, Legs, Buttocks, and Abdominals, and Total Body Stretch.
‘The undisputed superstars of the bend-and-stretch set are the Janklowiczs.’ –Sports Illustrated Magazine
Basic Training with Ada Janklowicz
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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: Lower
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: Ada Janklowicz (Instructor Profile)
Runtime: 61 min.
Street Date: 06/01/1991
Motivating boot-camp style in an easy-to-follow program. You'll feel the conditioning as you count the reps off with Ada. Alternating peak and recovery intervals, anyone can follow these super-simple moves (i.e. nothing more complicated than step-touch). Even the toning is basic: lunges, curls, push-ups. An interesting outdoor military base setting (e.g. parked helicopters). 1 to 5 lb. dumbbells suggested. ©1991.