Category: Fitness Videos

Tried P90X? P90X2 Is Now Available For Pre-Order!

Tried P90X?  P90X2 Is Now Available For Pre-Order!
I posted a preview video a few months back once I learned of the new P90X2 program, due out this December.  I am honored to be a Beachbody coach, so that means I get first looks at a lot of the new and exciting home fitness programs that Beachbody is going to be releasing.  I... Read more »

Help A Local Chicago Pilates Instructor Earn Internet Fame!

Help A Local Chicago Pilates Instructor Earn Internet Fame!
Local Chicago pilates instructor and studio owner, Jennifer Golden Zumann, is in the running to be the next Pilates Anytime instructor, and she needs your votes! VOTE FOR JENNIFER Who is Jennifer?  Jennifer is the co-owner of Pilates Chicago (http://www.pilateschicago.net/), a great pilates studio in Rogers Park.  I had the pleasure of meeting Jennifer and... Read more »

P90X2 Advanced Preview

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I had the opportunity to get a sneak peak of the new P90X2 program, which is in the works, last weekend!  This program looks INTENSE!  I plan on trying it out, for sure but I think another round of P90X classic is needed before I even attempt this program (and I’d recommend that to any... Read more »
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My Weekend With Shaun T

My Weekend With Shaun T
This past weekend I had the honor of attending the EMPOWER Fusion fitness convention and going through a STRIDE training with Shaun T (famed for Insanity and Hip Hop Abs).  I had worked out with Shaun T in the past, both on video and in person, but I never really had the opportunity to spend... Read more »

Team Beachbody Is Giving Away Up To $2,000 Daily In January

I’ve posted about WOWY over at Team Beachbody before, but I wanted to make another post, because I learned this weekend that they are doubling their giveaways for all of January… so that means you could win up to $2,000 for logging your workouts online, and it’s free to do.  It’s an extra way to... Read more »

A New Butt For Christmas?

Remember those ads for Bally’s where it shows people opening up gift boxes and boasting that they are getting “fat thighs” or “a big butt”… or other things along those lines?  Well, what if you could get yourself a NEW BUTT for Christmas!?  Well, that’s what I ended up getting myself for Christmas last year. ... Read more »
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Black Friday Fitness Deals

Tomorrow is Black Friday… which means that almost everywhere you shop is going to have some mega sales.  A lot of people focus on electronics, but I want to show you about some FITNESS deals that will be happening tomorrow! Throughout the day today, I’ll be posting my finds on my Twitter account at www.twitter.com/turbomelanieb,... Read more »

Get Your Kids To Enjoy Fitness With MIGHTY ME

I was directed to this website by none other than Tony Horton (creator of P90X).  Have you heard of MIGHTY ME?  I think it’s a BRILLIANT idea!  If you’ve been reading my blog, you’ve seen past posts about fitness/nutrition and children.  I think it’s extremely important to start teaching our kids about the importance of... Read more »

Gift Of Fitness = Toys For Kids?

Last year I did a charity event called Turbo For Tots.  I offered a free Turbo Kick class to anyone who brought a toy donation for Toys for Tots.  This year, due to my crazy schedule, I’ve been unable to organize this event again.  However, I still want to give back. Opening presents on Christmas... Read more »
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Top 10 Most Effective Workout Videos of All Time

I know you read my advice on home workout programs, but I thought I’d share an article from another site as well, so that you have an abundance of opinions on this matter.  This article comes from LiveStrong, and it’s their picks for the Top 10 Most Effective Workout Videos Of All Time! So, what... Read more »