Cardio

Instead of: A treadmill<br /><br />Use: A fitness DVD<br /><br />Size: A DVD<br /><br />Expert says: A study by the American Council on Exercise found that during a 40-minute boot camp exercise DVD called "The Method: Cardio Boot Camp" with Tracey Mallett ($10 at <a href="http://www.amazon.com/">amazon.com</a>), the average man burned 480 calories and the average woman burned 300.<br /><br />"DVD cardio programs create variety in the workout, which keeps the body from hitting a plateau," said Savion, whose favorite fitness DVD is an 11-DVD set called "TurboFire: 90-Day Intense Cardio Conditioning & Interval Training Workout DVD" ($145 at <a href="http://www.amazon.com/">amazon.com</a>). "You'll be given cues, instructions and form guidance to prevent injury, and to make your workout more effective than just hitting the treadmill for 30 minutes."

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Instead of: A treadmill

Use: A fitness DVD

Size: A DVD

Expert says: A study by the American Council on Exercise found that during a 40-minute boot camp exercise DVD called "The Method: Cardio Boot Camp" with Tracey Mallett ($10 at amazon.com), the average man burned 480 calories and the average woman burned 300.

"DVD cardio programs create variety in the workout, which keeps the body from hitting a plateau," said Savion, whose favorite fitness DVD is an 11-DVD set called "TurboFire: 90-Day Intense Cardio Conditioning & Interval Training Workout DVD" ($145 at amazon.com). "You'll be given cues, instructions and form guidance to prevent injury, and to make your workout more effective than just hitting the treadmill for 30 minutes."

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