Fitness DVDs – Get fit with the stars!
By Staff Reporter | Published: June 27 2010
Stars like Bipasha Basu and Shilpa Shetty, known to have the best bodies in the Indian film industry, have their own workout videos. So, if not being able to make time for the gym, these videos are great for home workouts.
Looking to emulate Bollywood stars, people have started hitting the gym with a vengeance. The fitness craze has been sweeping India and to cash in on this new trend, a lot of Bollywood and Hollywood stars are coming out with fitness videos. Shilpa Shetty started the trend here with her yoga Video. And more recently Bipasha Basu launched her fitness DVD ‘Fit and Fabulous’ and she is planning to launch another one soon.
Bipasha Basu - Love Yourself Fit & Fabulous You
Bipasha Basu recently released her Fit and Fabulous DVD. Brought out in association with Shemaroo Entertainment and Sugar Free, the workout is also the first venture of Bips' self-styled brand BB-Love Yourself. The DVD has a 25-minute workout and has a beginner’s level for 30 days and advanced level for 30 days.
This DVD includes the following workout regime:
Introduction To Love Yourself
Introduction to Fit and fabulous You
25 Mins Biginners Workout
25 Mins Advanced Workouts
3 Levels of Circuit Training - BB Strength Moves, BB Cardio Burn and BB Ab Drill
5 Min Warm Up
2 Min Cool Down
Bonus features include, making of the DVD, Bollywood celebrity endorsements and special audio feature - workout with Bollywood tracks. The VCD and DVD is priced at Rs.99 and 299 respectively. Available at all PlanetM outlets.
Carmen Electra's Aerobic Striptease
Shilpa’s Yoga – the Secret of Shilpa Shetty’s Fitness
The yoga video is shot at the beautiful backwaters of Gods own country ‘Kerala’. Directed by Manisha Jha, under the instruction of Yoga instructor Shiv Kumar Mishra and produced by Shilpa Shetty, Shilpa’s Yoga is very well executed, picturised on the scenic beach with ceremonial elephants and Kalaripayattu fighters in the background and the demonstration of Asanas in a simplified manner .
The introduction is followed with ‘Asanas [Postures] like ‘Back Asanas’, ‘Stomach Asanas’, ‘Standing Asanas’, ‘Sitting Asanas’, ‘Neck and Shoulder Asanas’ and Pranayam [Breathing]. This running time of over 60 minutes approx. The DVD is priced at Rs. 299 and it also has a bonus Audio CD of Shilpa’s Lounge Music along with bonus features that includes Music Video behind the scenes ,stills, bloopers, 15 minutes quick fix and but off course a tete-tete with Shilpa Shetty.
Carmen Electra has realeased a host of fitness DVDs. She recently released the Aerobic Striptease with popular dance and fitness techniques, this low-impact workout conditions and strengthens the body using moves targeted specifically to tone the hips, thighs, buns and abs. From the comfort of your home this workout helps you look good, tone up and feel more confident!
Other benefits of aerobic dance include respiratory and cardiovascular fitness, decreased stress level, higher levels of alertness, physical and mental well being, weight control, better shape of body including well defined abs, and healthy lifestyle. Also, aerobic dance is a fitness program performed at moderate intensity. This type of exercise is not stressful to the body.
The DVD is priced at Rs.1500 and is available on Amazon.com