Chicometrics IIChico Caldwell
Year Released: 1997
Categories: Total Body Workouts
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This 55-minute workout is a combination of Callanetics, traditional toning and some unique isometrics. No weights are needed; just a chair and mat. The set is a garishly-decorated living room done in conflicting reddish patterns. The music is R&B. Two background ladies accompany Chico in doing the exercises.
The upper body work is short and rather worthless, but I definitely felt the abdominal and leg/glute exercises. Just as a frame of reference, I'm an int/adv exerciser. Unfortunately, I found the workout very dull, perhaps because the production has a very homemade and dated feel to it. Even though I don't consider it less effective, and I actually prefer the more varied ab work, I would much rather do the more professionally produced Bar Method series.
Very likeable, but gives very fast and sketchy form pointers. Instead, he spent most of his time counting each rep out loud and make repeated references to Myrtle Beach.