• My Trainer Fitness 100-Calorie Workouts Review & Giveaway

    June 15, 2011

    You guys know MizFit, right? If not, pop over to her blog and check out. Basically, she rules.

    MizFit recently created My Trainer Fitness 100-Calorie Workouts. They’re a pack of 6 cards, and each card lists a series of exercises that can be done in 20 minutes and will burn off about 100 calories. (MizFit also created an At Work version that you can do in the office!)

    The workouts featured are circuit training style, which maximizes fat-burning and cardiovascular results in the least amount of time by moving quickly from one exercise to the next with little rest in between. When you finish one complete set of a circuit, you begin again at the first exercise until the specified time or number of sets performed. It’s a quick and dirty workout!


    Here’s MizFit’s motivation for making these cards:

    I really adored one-on-one personal training, but the cost (even in a group setting) can be out of reach for many people. I wanted to come up with a way to convey to people what *I* do for workouts. (I’m frequently asked.) A circuit workout that can be made more or less challenging (changing positions or adding resistance bands or weights) and can be carried easily for travel or, well, just LIFE ON THE GO!

    I also wanted them to be cost-effective.  At $12.00, I think it’s something most people can afford as it’s $12.00 spent, but you can use and reuse and tweak and shift around the workouts forever.

    Reasons why I love these cards:

    • They can easily be incorporated into your daily routine
    • The workouts are totally customizable, so you can pick and choose exercises, intensity, and repetitions based on time and preference
    • Equipment is optional and easy to substitute or modify
    • Exercises are easy to understand and clearly demonstrated in photos
    • Small size doesn’t take up much space
    • Durable and travel-friendly

    Giveaway time!!!

    To enter: Leave a comment on this post about why you want to win a set of MizFit’s My Trainer Fitness 100-Calorie Workouts. I’ll randomly pick a winner in the morning.

    Good luck!

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    { 517 comments… read them below or add one }

    Tara June 16, 2011 at 8:23 am

    I work way too many hours and need something that can be realistically incorporated into my daily routine!


    Stephanie Lihvarchik June 16, 2011 at 8:26 am

    I’m always look for fun and different exercise routines.


    Alicia June 16, 2011 at 11:18 am

    I love to switch it up from my normal routine! Plus, I’m always a huge fan of quick and dirty workouts.


    sabrina June 16, 2011 at 12:36 pm

    My Trainer Fitness looks like what I’ve been hunting for, something to do anywhere, anytime! Looks like I’ll be purchasing one very soon!


    kimberlee June 16, 2011 at 1:04 pm

    Love the variety of the workouts, makes for not getting bored while doing the workouts!


    Lauren @ Sweet and Twisted June 16, 2011 at 4:19 pm

    I love quick workouts because I don’t bail on them! I tell myself I have to respect myself enough to fit in 20 minutes of working out at home!


    Nikki June 16, 2011 at 4:43 pm

    I want these because I’m always traveling and have trouble working out on the road. These would be so cool.


    Julie June 16, 2011 at 5:21 pm

    I need something that’s easy to do when I travel!


    Cheri June 16, 2011 at 5:34 pm

    I love love LOVE yur blog! I would love to have the My Trainer cards as they would be convenient for my family as well as myself to use at anytime.


    Cheri June 16, 2011 at 5:36 pm

    I meant your. I do know how to spell…


    Danielle J June 16, 2011 at 7:26 pm

    With my busy on the go schedule I’d love to have trainer cards to take with me everywhere!


    Amy June 16, 2011 at 7:30 pm

    What a cool giveaway! I’m always looking for new, quick workouts. These sound perfect!


    Shanna June 17, 2011 at 6:35 am

    I recently gave birth to twins and want to get back in shape! These would be perfect for my busy lifestyle.


    Jan @ Body Wrench June 21, 2011 at 1:55 am

    Too many revolutionary ways to fitness. As long as you have the time and dedication there’s nothing wrong with it.


    Leandra June 21, 2011 at 3:22 pm

    Thank you so much for this blog post, I e-mailed your post to a few girlfriends and they loved it also. I couldn’t agree more with the cards!Keep up the great work, I’m really enjoying your blog -Leandra


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