Over the years, we’ve seen quite a variety of in-home workout programs come to the market.
And I have to admit that I love the fact that there are so many different styles and available options out there.
On the flip side though, I can also imagine that things can get a bit confusing as well.
So which program is right for you?
Well, only you would know this, as you know more about you than I do.
I don’t know what your current level of fitness is, what you like and don’t like, nor do I know if you’re working with any prior or current injuries/limitations.
So what I’m going to do is share four of my favorite in-home workout programs with you and allow you to decide for yourself which one (or more) may be a good fit for your own individual needs.
The programs I am going to discuss are all different from one another and offer a variety of unique benefits. I’m sure you’ll connect with something.
Four of My Favorite In-Home Workout Programs
1 – Extreme Time Saver With Jackie Warner
The reason I like this program is because – just as it claims on the cover on the dvd, it really is like getting two workouts in one.
Extreme Time Saver is ideal for someone who wants a challenging workout in minimal time. It’s perfect for someone with a tight schedule.
The exercises in this program include multiple muscle groups and combine movements so that your entire body is fully engaged in each of the exercises.
The video below demonstrates several of the exercises you’ll find in the dvd and includes modifications.
The program is intense, so I encourage you to modify if necessary.
2 – One On One Training With Jackie Warner
Yep, this is another Jackie Warner workout. The reason I like this one is because it’s easy to get a good 20 minute session in while focusing on one specific area of the body. You can also use the entire program at once to get a full body workout in if you desire, and if you have extra time to engage in a longer session.
There are short cardio intervals incorporated into each of the segments as well to mix things up a bit while adding some variety.
This program is less intense than Extreme Time Saver, but it’s plenty challenging, It also includes modifications if necessary.
3 – Leslie Sansone’s Walk At Home Videos
I have to admit that when it comes to Leslie Sansone’s workout videos, I don’t have a favorite for two reasons.
The first is because there are so many to choose from, it would be tough for me to have a favorite. The second is because I feel there is something of value to be gained by any one of her videos – as they all have something beneficial to offer.
I have written a post about the benefits of incorporating a walking program into your life and included one of her videos there as well.
The walk at home programs can be tailored to suit your own unique needs - and include workouts for people of all fitness levels and schedules. They can be done in the privacy of your home and regardless of weather conditions.
Whether you are looking to get a one mile fitness walk at a moderate pace, or a five mile advanced walk mixed with strength training and jogging intervals, I can assure you that you’ll find something that will work perfectly for you.
I stumbled across this video and I found it to be an honest and heartfelt review of a few of the Walk at Home programs from someone who had nothing to sell, but simply wanted to share her own experience.
And below is a video demonstrating how the program works using one of the one mile walks. I personally think it’s an excellent addition to any exercise routine as you can make this your entire fitness program or simply use it to give you a good cardio workout in between your strength training sessions.
4 – Tony Horton‘s 10 Minute Trainer
I am a huge fan of short, but effective workouts…and this is exactly what’ll you’ll get in 10 Minute Trainer.
Each 10 minute segment focuses on a specific area of the body, and the program is quite challenging. You will DEFINITELY feel as though you’ve worked hard, although you can always modify the exercises if needed.
I’m going to share a video that explains the benefits of the program and discusses the basics of how it works.
The idea is to put everything you have into these short workouts to maximize your results in little time.
This program, in addition to the rest of them shared here requires minimal equipment…which is another added bonus.
Take Your Time Before Making Any Decisions
I’ve shared several workout programs here – all of them with something to offer.
The idea is to do some additional research and see what you feel is the most relevant to your own needs, tastes and desires – and to make an objective and informed decision.
What is it that YOU need the most from a fitness program?
Do you need a low intensity workout to get started? Or would you prefer a high intensity workout in a short period of time?
Do you have any prior injuries that would benefit from a program that strengthens the entire body with minimal to no impact on your joints?
When you are clear on what you need, you’ll make an informed and empowered decision – and this is how you’ll get the most out of your workout.
Have you tried any of the programs suggested here? Do you have any of your own to add?
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