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sling73 03-16-2013 06:52 AM

Tracy Anderson Mat Workout?
Has anyone tried this? I found it at my local Walmart and I wonder if anyone has tried this. I have done it twice and I have to say, this is awesome. It is not for the faint of heart. I will say that she does not cue very well, so you have to watch her to see what she is doing and she doesn't talk very much which I really like. I figure after doing it a few more times I won't need to be cued anyway. I cannot do all of the reps that she does, but that is something I can work towards. Has anyone tried anything by Tracy Anderson?

krissakris 03-16-2013 08:18 PM

I've tried some of her stuff but never stuck with it. You will def see results of you commit to it at least three times a week. Her post pregnancy abs DVD always kills me that'd be a nice add in as well. Good luck!

MLE777 03-18-2013 12:58 PM

I own about 200 workout dvds {blush} Of the 200, I have a list of about 10 that I will NEVER get rid of. TA's Mat Workout is on that list. I love the arm work in it and I love the music. All (well, most) of the arm work is in counts of 8 (since she's a dancer), so that helped me to catch on a little bit quicker. I also really like the standing ab work as well. I'm not as big of a fan of the floor ab work, so I usually turn the workout off after the floor lower body work.

Adoug4ho 03-19-2013 04:10 AM

Yes, I've done a lot of her videos. They're different, but quite effective :) I agree about her cueing. The dance cardio one is the worst with that.

Salamander 03-19-2013 09:16 AM

Tracy's Mat DVD is terrific!!! I have done her Metamorphosis program and some of Continuity. I love the Mat workout (particularly the arm segment) and also her Post Pregnancy DVD. I've never had a baby, but the ab segment is about 20 minutes and very complete.

Toaster 03-29-2013 10:44 AM

I got this a couple of months ago and think it's a great workout; I enjoy the moves and love the music! Unfortunately, I don't know if Tracy's lower body work actually works for me: I was doing this workout 3-4x week for awhile with no results. :( I actually joined this board because I wound up adding in Callanetics instead and found those threads here. However, I am still using Mat occasionally and have been adding in the arms work in particular--I definitely think I am seeing some results from those segments.

jeaniem 03-29-2013 10:55 AM

I looked at the arms workout on youtube- looks pretty good, but as others have said her cueing seems lacking.

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