Weight Watchers 15-Minute Boot Camp SeriesJennifer Cohen
Year Released: 2013
Categories: Circuit Training (cardio and weights)
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I wanted to do all 4 workouts but only made it through two because the instructor is SO annoying. It's one thing to have modifiers but that's ALL she talked about. "follow Kat for level one", "Kat isn't using weights so follow her for level one", "the only difference between myself and Kat is that Kat's not using weights"...and she would repeat herself for the advance modifier too. I can usually drown out an annoying instructor but this was just too much. I had to shut it off.
The workout itself wasn't horrible. Definitely for beginners or low-intermediate (even following the advanced).
She gave nonstop form pointers which was good for beginners. And you definitely won't forget that Kat is level one. And Keena (spelling?) is advanced.
This dvd contains four 15 min workouts. Jennifer leads this workout with 2 background exercisers, all performing varying modifications. You will need dumbbells for this workout. Jennifer starts most exercises at beginner and then progresses to intermediate, then the advanced exerciser shows a more challenging version.
Upper Body: after a very quick warmup exercises include: downdog - stand - plank, side plank dumbbell raise, wide row, plank knee pulls, bi curl & toe tap, trie extension & pliet, military press & squat, knee plank row, and a quick stretch.
Core: after a very quick warmup exercises include: toroso twist, lunge & chop, walk out plank, hip shift cross chops, and hip shift weighted circle.
Lower Body: after a very quick warmup, exercises include: curtsy side lunge, squat & single arm overhead, weighted scissor jacks, & crouched glute raise.
Cardio: after a very quick warmup, exercises include: skater, squat taps, squat dumbbell reach, lunge dip toe tap, squat & pull down, rocking horse, pliet calft raise and a cooldown.
I rate these low intermediate workouts following Jennifer, the pace is slow enough that you can easily heavy up if you want to up the challenge. Each exercise is performed for a set amount of time, then you move on to the next exercise, which is why I think its labeled "bootcamp." Jennifer is a motivating & cheerful instructor. I received this dvd to review.