Feeling the post-Christmas bulge? Wish discovering your fitter self was easier? Well we’ve got some good news for you! There’s a new type of exercise sweeping this year’s celebrity fitness DVD charts called high intensity training (HIT) — or short, sharp interval sessions lasting around ten minutes. Here’s our top celebrity fitness DVD recommendations of 2014. Plus, we’ve thrown our favourite epoints earning home gym finds too:
- ROXY’S YOGA CONDITIONING
The promise: This is the second yoga DVD from Roxy Shahidi, who played Leyla Harding in Emmerdale. It features three 45-minute yoga workouts — one focusing on the whole body, the second aiming to strengthen the abdominal muscles, and the third working the lower body.
2. DAVINA FIT IN 15
The promise: There are four 15-minute workouts — targeting strengthening and toning of arms, legs and abdominal muscles — plus the ‘Cardio 15’ which includes 30-second bursts of jumping, kicking and squats for ultra-fast fat-burning.
3. VICKY PATTISON’S SEVEN DAY SLIM
The promise: Geordie Shore’s Vicky Pattison says she has dropped from a size 16 to a six doing these workouts every day. There are six ten-minute workouts that get progressively harder, presented by Vicky and trainer Robbie Thompson.4. BE FIT IN 90
The promise: Former British Olympic sprinter Samantha Clayton joins Iraq war hero-turned athlete and model Garrett Amerine to present this 90-minute programme. It recommends doing five of the 35-minute workouts a week with two rest days. Includes a workout calendar, 90-day fitness journal and nutritional guide.
1. NIKE ULTIMATE YOGA MAT
2. OPTI SWISS FITNESS EXERCISE BALL
3. RESISTANCE EXERCISE TUBES
4. ADIDAS SKIPPING ROPE