Dream Body Workout by Fusion FitnessDarby Brender
Year Released: 2011
Categories: Circuit Training (cardio and weights) , Total Body Workouts
This workout is unique in my collection. It is non-stop toning moves with very high reps performed at a fast pace and intermixed with some cardio moves. Light weights are used during the workout as well as a stability ball.
The workout starts out with one of the tougher sequences (in my opinion): mountain climbers into warrior 3 repeated many times one one leg followed by rear delt flys balancing on that same leg. This sequence is repeated on the other side. This is a pretty brutal way to start a workout! For me anyway. Some easier moves follow so the workout cycles in intensity somewhat, remaining challenging throughout but doable as well.
The moves are varied, all fairly straightforward to perform. Tricep dips, push up/plank variations, crunch variations, plie' variations etc. There is a fun punching sequence that is a real arm burner. I got a pretty good cardio effect for most of the workout, though we are down on the floor quite a bit which let my HR come down. The triceps, abs, and inner thighs are particularly targeted. The inner thigh work with the ball is brutal!! In a good way.
The pop-ups and testimonials were annoying, but I am working hard so I block it out. It would be preferable they weren't there however.
Darby talks a lot. A whole lot. It doesn't bother me but it bothers others. The cuing is fine.