Hello and thanks for stopping by! My name is Angela. I am a scientist, wife, cat-mom, and fitness enthusiast. This page is my personal blog, and you will find a range of topics, centered around healthy living. I hope you enjoy your visit!
For some reason, I like to call this DVD “Pure Strength” but its not, its Pure Burn! LoL. I actually already wrote a DVD Review on this one before on the 25 minute beginners workout. This time, I decided I was tough. I just finished Insanity. I am strong! Bring on the 60 minute workout!
Seeing as I don’t have cable here at my apartment at school, I have to get pretty creative with TV watching. I think I’ve watched Jane Eyre about 16 times, plus Pride and Prejudice (the 6 hour BBC special) about 5 times, and the entire 7 seasons of Gilmore Girls. On the bright side, this leaves me with lots of time for other more productive
Core Cardio and BalanceLast week was nothing but the same DVD over and over again for Insanity. It was “Core Radio and Balance”. It was actually refreshing and not boring at all. This DVD was much different from those of Month 1. While Month 1 concentrated on cardio and speed, this DVD worried about form, strength, and endurance. A lot of the moves
Well, its official, I am done the first 4 weeks of Insanity and I am now in recovery week. I missed a few workouts here and there (at most only 1 a week) but that is sufficient enough to say I completed it! So here is what I thought of the first month (And recovery week).
I have always thought that Insanity was more than just cardio from what I had seen but, seeing as I had never done it before, I couldn’t argue with those who kept telling me that it was nothing but cardio. Well, now I am happy to tell you the “real story”! (aka my opinion) Here are some observations and tips after my first week on
Yesterday, I wanted a quick strength training workout, 25 minutes or less. After checking my workout DVD and video game library, I settled on Bob Harper’s Inside Out Method Pure Strength. Knowing how his cardio IOM DVD kicked my butt before, I knew this would be a tough one. This DVD is actually 60 minutes long but there is a 20 minute “beginner’s” workout on