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Tracie Long Longevity Series: Defining Shape

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With having my second child 7 weeks ago and gaining more weight than anticipated during my pregnancy, I was very excited to have the opportunity to review one of Tracie Long’s latest workout DVD’s, Defining Shape from the Longevity Series.

Tracie Long - Defining ShapeAbout Tracie Long:

Long time fitness trainer Tracie Long has become an icon for women and fellow moms across the globe for her work with The Firm, one of the most successful fitness franchises in history with sales exceeding 100 million units worldwide.  Starring, appearing in or choreographing more than 15 titles, Tracie is one of the most sought after fitness instructors in America.

  At 46 years old, Long shows no signs of slowing down as she’s spent more than 25 years in the fitness industry on both DVD and LIVE at her own studio in Downtown Charleston, SC.  In her DVD collections, Tracie educates  both new and veteran mothers ages 35+ how to tighten, tone, and reach their ultimate fitness goals by incorporating a series of workouts that make women feel fabulous, gain mobility and strength, and have more energy in their hectic lives.

The Tracie Long “Longevity Series” is an innovative 50 minute workout system specifically designed for women 35+ who face the most demanding schedules. The workout regimes require light equipment.

Tracie Long Longevity Series: Defining Shape

Designed to increase lean muscle mass, this all-weights workout focuses on the lower body and shoulders.
Tracie Long Longevity Series: Staying Power
An interval style that delivers a balanced total body challenge, this  workout is designed to improve overall cardiovascular performance.
Tracie Long Longevity Series: Step Forward
This step cardio workout targets the legs with a varying range of motion and tempos that will get you closer to your best legs ever.
I chose Defining Shape which is designed to increase lean muscle mass. I have never tried a home DVD workout series before, in the past I have always ran, played basketball or went to a local gym; but since having children I have found doing all of those things more difficult…or even impossible! I have to admit that I was pretty skeptical, I figured it would not be something that I would enjoy.
I am happy to admit that I was pleasantly surprised! For a first-timer like me I thought it was easy to follow Tracie’s instructions and I found the entire routine to be upbeat and spaced out well.  I used light weights (2.5 lbs to start, now 5 lbs) and also a medicine ball. I think my favorite feature is the fact that the entire workout lasts 50 minutes…making it the perfect workout routine during the kiddos nap time!!!
If you are at the stage in your life where you want to live a more fit and healthier lifestyle then I recommend trying Tracie Long “Longevity” Series DVDs. Defining Shape, Staying Power and Step Forward are available April 8, 2014 from home entertainment label Shelter Island at a suggested retail price of only $14.98 each.



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About Lindsay Taylor

A little about me:

I have shared the past 4 years with a wonderful man, my soul mate, who surprised me with a beautiful engagement this Christmas Eve. We have an amazing 21 month old little girl and will be welcoming a little boy at the end of February :). We share a great passion for animals, even having our own "zoo" at home...4 cats (1 completely blind), 1 dog, a turtle and various fish :) My fiancé is a Dog Trainer at our local no-kill shelter, and I work as a Volunteer Coordinator at the same facility a couple of days a week. :)

I am a country girl at heart and nothing makes me happier than being a mom!