Full Backcover Description
Transform your body in 21 days with exercises designed specifically for your shape.
Are you working out but still frustrated with your problem areas and not seeing results? Maybe the exercises you’re doing aren’t right for your specific shape.
Everyone has a particular body shape, whether it’s an Hourglass, Ruler or Spoon. To make the most of working out, you need to do exercises tailored to your physique. This complete 21-day workout plan is based on a patented system that delivers proven results. With two 20- minute circuit workouts for each body type, you’ll learn the quickest and most effective way to trim your waistline, slim your thighs, tone your arms and conquer your stubborn problem areas.
By doing the correct exercises for your shape, you’ll lose fat an inches where you need to. So break out of that exercise rut and finally get the body you’ve always wanted and deserve.
Edward Jackowski, creator and PhD, is the author of numerous fitness books including the bestseller Escape Your Shape; How to Work Out Smarter, Not Harder. A fitness pioneer for over 20 years, Jackowski founded Exude, the nation’s largest one-on-one motivational and fitness company, and has been a featured fitness expert for countless publication and television shows.
Escape Your Shape: 21-Day Makeover
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.
Runtime: 138 min.
Street Date: 11/08/2013
Certified instructor description:
Six workouts based on the concept of matching the exercises to your "body type." First, you determine your shape — "hourglass," "ruler" or "spoon." Then, you'll do the two programs created for that specific shape. All six workouts feature aero/tone intervals with a mix of high and low-impact cardio. But the exercises within each body type pair are a little different. Hourglass: lots of standing leg lifts and low-rep upper-body exercises. Ruler: a greater emphasis on core and flexibility routines. Spoon: Upper-body-focused moves like push-ups and overhead presses. Straight-forward cuing with easy-to-follow explanations. Requires 2 to 5 lb. dumbbells. ©2013.