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.
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.
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.
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.
Jack LaLanne (Instructor Profile)
Certified instructor description:
This is Volume Ten in a series of videos we have painstakingly restored so you can continue to appreciate Jack LaLanne's dedication to making the world more fit. He firmly believed that doing a little bit everyday would help you to look better, feel better, live longer, and time has proven him 100 percent accurate! What he preached then is still advocated by every fitness instructor today. Remember to work at your own pace and above all consult with your physician before beginning this or any exercise program.