Secrets of a Great Lower Body

Kathy Smith
Year Released: 1993

Categories: Lower Body Strength

Secrets of a Great Body Lower Body W/O-Kathy Smith

The set: Simple, the space reminds me of a big dance hall. just spacious. wood floor.

The attire: lycra tops and lycra bottoms, in solid gray or solid blacks.

Type of Workout: Lower Body Sculpting

Workout Length: approx 40 min.

Fitness Level:Beginner or Intermediate or Advanced... anyone can do this tape, it just depends on how much weight you use.

Equipment: chair or dowel for balance, dumbbells or ankleweights if you desire.

Effectiveness: Excellent results.

Music: appropriate, mellow when applicable

The Workout: Warmup - 4 min.

Squats - 16 reps, w/w - 12
Bridgework - 1 set of 16 then 8 tripples, then 1 set of 16
Rear Leg Lifts while standing (option bent knee)
16 then, 8 reps in lifted position
then on floor - 16reps then 8 tripples.
Lie on back one leg on chair, other extended straight up.
1 set 16 reps, other leg
Standing Side leg lifts - 16 then 8 tripples at the top
Lying on side - 16 reps
HFL Pliees - 2 sets of 12
Elbow on chair, back parallel to floor, lift buttox slightly
Static Dips - 12 weight over front leg, then 12 with weight over rear leg.
quarter squat
Inner thigh lifts - 16 reps
one leggeed calf raises 12 reps then 8
Shin raises - lying on back, one ankle on top of other toe... lift.
other leg, repeat

Stretch - 3 min.

Total Rating: This is a terrific and not very time-consuming workout. It takes care of every muscle and works each muscle several times... Thorough workout for the Lower Body.
I give it a 10 out of a possible 10. (loved it!)

Instructor Comments:
Kathy is relaxed, poised and calm in this video, quiet and clear instruction.
She has someone demonstrating 3 or 4 reps of the movement before she has you do it.