Monday, January 9, 2012

Collage Video - Denise Austin's Shape Up & Shed DVD Review & Giveaway

Collage Video sent me several exercise dvd's to review.  Here's a little bit of information about Collage Video for those of you who have never heard of it. 
Back in 1987, they realized that back-of-the-package video descriptions — and friends’ suggestions — just didn’t get us videos that were right for OUR situation.
So they decided there had to be a better way — search out the best videos and describe them honestly. So they printed the first-ever exercise video catalog. Since then we’ve helped over one million people reach their fitness goals.
25 years later, they’re still here and still family-owned ... all because of their loyal (and in-shape!) customers.  

Denise Austin's Shape Up & Shed Pounds is the first DVD that I did to review.  The DVD has two parts.  The first is floor aerobics and the second is toning.  I am just starting to exercise again after many years of being immobile.  I chose this DVD because I have always loved Denise Austin and I am a beginner looking to shape up and shed pounds. 

The first section really got my heart rate up and kept it there.  I enjoyed the latin style moves and it felt like dancing more than working out.  I love how upbeat and positive Denise is throughout the video.  The moves aren't too hard to get, even for me, and I am not very coordinated.  I have only done this DVD one time but I feel good about it and can't wait to do it again. 

The second portion of the video is toning.  I love how no equipment is required.  You use your own body for resistance.  The stretching feels good and the toning exercises are really going to get me in shape.  I feel energized and ready to go after completing this workout.  I am very pleased with how easy it is but challenging at the same time.  I haven't mastered it yet, I have only done it one time.  It will take me a few weeks to get it down but I enjoy learning and participating as well as I can.

If you would like to enter to win this DVD just enter the giveaway below.

Giveaway: Ends 1/20/12 at 7 PM EST (you must follow my blog publicly on google friend connect to enter, leave a separate comment for each entry you complete, put your email address in your comment if it's not visible on your blogger profile, contiguous USA only, no po boxes)

Mandatory Entry:
Go to Collage Video and select another DVD that you would like to try, leave a comment letting me know which one you chose.

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You can enter up to five times.  I will use random.org to select a winner after the giveaway ends 1/20/12 at 7 PM EST.  I will email the winner and they will have 72 hours to respond with their mailing information or I will have to select another winner.  Thank you for reading my blog and participating.

Disclosure:  I received a copy of the DVD to review free of charge, the opinions expressed are my own.




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