When I was in Vermont last month – between skiing, drinking my weight in wine, and eating gourmet meals prepared by the house chef (Bo 😉 ) – I had the pleasure of discussing unique NYC workouts with Melissa from Fitness NYC. She was raving about Core Fusion (which I tried last year) and Physique 57.
Physique 57 is always in the gossip mags as ‘the’ celebrity workout. It’s a 57 minute routine that uses intervals to target different muscle groups and overload them to the point of fatigue. Melissa agreed that it was tough and one of her favorites in the city.
She also told me she had a contact at Physique 57. One thing led to another and this box of goodies arrived at my doorstep the other week.
A new DVD work out to try? Yes please!
This morning I gave the original 57 minute full body workout a try.
It’s hard to compare a DVD to a full class because the DVD doesn’t provide the energy and push you’ll get in person, but overall I would say the DVD was great. Each muscle group was targeted, pushed to fatigue, and then brought in for a stretch. I really enjoyed the stretches between intervals because it sort of broke the DVD up some.
I’m usually not a fan of work out DVDs that are longer than 30 minutes because I lose interest, but this one kept me interested and really flew by. I give it two thumbs up!
Plus you get to use a ball in the work out. Who doesn’t love cute bouncy balls?
Thanks for sharing Melissa! 🙂
After my hour DVD (which I did in the living room while Derek prepared his breakfast…. awkward…) I made a delicious breakfast of yogurt and a left over pretzel from last night’s pretzel fail.
The yogurt was a small container of Mango Chobani with a 1/4 cup of Uncle Sam’s Strawberry Cereal on top.
When I baked the pretzels last night I coated them with a cinnamon guar mix to give them a sweet taste. This morning I smeared on the Vanilla Peanut Butter and paired the pretzel with fresh strawberries.
This morning I watched last night’s series finale of Greek.
The finale had be choking back a few tears. Not only was I sad the show was leaving, but it brought back similar feelings I once felt leaving college myself 4(!) years ago. That leaving my friends of the past four years and having to start fresh all over again feeling. Leaving college is tough and I thought Greek simulated those feelings perfectly.
If you’ve never seen Greek before, I highly recommend it. The majority of the seasons are available on DVD. Add them to your Netflix queue now and fall in love with the characters just like I did. 🙂