Classic FIRM BASICS: Fat Burning
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: Lower 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: Jennifer Carman (Instructor Profile)
Instructor: Stacey Millner-Collins (Instructor Profile)
Runtime: 45 min.
Street Date: 6/17/2014
Certified instructor description:
Master instructors Jennifer Carman and Stacey Milner-Collins lead you through fun, low impact aerobic segments - alternating with classic muscle toning routines. Also includes ab routine, stretches and "4-limbed" aerobic patterns with light dumbbells.
This is a perfect companion to Firm Basics: Abs, Buns & Thighs and Firm Basics: Sculpting with Weights. While these workouts are geared toward more the beginner, advanced exercisers can use heavier weights and well as larger range of movements.
Total body workout that is fun, low impact aerobic combinations include: Warm Up/Stretch (6 minutes), Aerobics with Strength Training intervals (27 minutes), Floorwork (9 minutes), Stretch (3 minutes).
While this workout is geared toward the beginner, advanced exercisers can use heavier weights as well as larger range of movements.
The FIRM Basics: Fat Burning (Original 1992 Release) has a Menu for basic sections, and is fully chaptered, in a full-sized case.
Great addition to the companion workout, Lower Body Shaping with Kim Bartlett