5 Must-Have Workout DVDs for 2011

With the cold winter season upon us, it is nearly impossible for many of us to drag ourselves outside to work out or even outside long enough to make it to the car to drive to the gym! The cold isn’t an excuse to turn into a couch potato–it’s just an excuse to stock up on some of the best workout DVDs.  At home workouts can be just as effective as gym workouts, provided you have the right guide! Fit&Fab Living has created a list of the best fitness DVDs that will give you the ultimate home workout so that you can stay in shape without leaving your home!

You can find all of these DVDs on Amazon.com for a competitive price! The prices listed below are from Amazon.com

1. P90X Extreme Home Fitness Workout Program – $140

This workout program is a 13-disc set that’s perfect for people looking for a total body makeover. You may not know how to get abs of steel and a toned and sleek body, but this program can certainly put you on the right track! The main concept behind this program is to consistently introduce new workouts and movements to keep your body from plateauing. While it’s on the expensive side, people who’ve used this program swear by its effectiveness, so the price may be just an investment in a newer, toned you.

2. Jillian Michaels – 30 Day Shred – $8.99

Another ever-popular workout DVD that has people excited to workout is this Jillian Michaels DVD. This DVD focuses on strength training, cardio and the abdominal muscles using her 3-2-1 method: 3 minutes strength training, 2 minutes cardio, 1 minute abs. The 30 Day Shred provides intense cardio workouts with each session lasting just under 30 minutes. The workouts are also divided into 3 levels of difficulty so that anyone can be challenged by Jillian.

3. Shivea Rea: Daily Energy – Vinyasa Flow Yoga – $13.99

Let world-renowned yoga teacher, Shivea Ray, help restore your strength and energy. The DVD includes seven 20-minute workouts, so that you can have a new yoga workout for each day of the week. This rejuvenating workout also lets you create customized yoga workouts, for over two hours worth of movements and poses.

4. Personal Training With Jackie: Xtreme Timesaver Training – $10.99

Workout with fitness guru, Jackie Warner, who’s famously-effective workouts have been responsible for sculpting some of the best bodies ever! In this DVD, Jackie takes you through a full-body circuit workout in only 30 minutes! How effective can a 30 minute workout be you may wonder. Very. Her moves, combining cardio and strength training, work multiple muscles at the same time allowing you to efficiently tone and sculpt your body without spending hours at the gym.

5. Leslie Sansone: Walk at Home – 5 Mile Fat Burning Walk – $11.49

Can’t run? No problem, with Leslie Sansone’s high-intensity cardio walking program. Leslie helps you walk 5 miles without ever having to leave the house. The energizing music as well as Leslie’s infectious enthusiasm will make creating customizable walking workouts a fat burning blast!