This BodyBoss Method review is in collaboration with BodyBoss. All thoughts and opinions are my own.
It’s no secret, when it comes to my fitness regime, I am a big fan of weight training. However, every once in awhile, I like to change it up. I’ve heard a lot about the BodyBoss – Ultimate Body Fitness Guide recently on social media. An opportunity arose to collaborate with them, and of course I jumped at the chance! So what is it? It’s a 12-week program that’s straight forward and cuts to the chase. The foundation is centered around HIIT (high intensity interval training), so the workouts are brief but challenging and effective. So for all of those who have an affinity for fitness like I do, here is my BodyBoss Method review.
The beauty of HIIT is its proven effectiveness of burning calories and torching fat. HIIT technique involves repeated bursts of brief, intense anaerobic exercise performed at maximum effort, alternated with short periods of recovery. The guide takes you through 7-8 exercises to perform at maximum effort for 7 minutes followed by a three minute break. Then you repeat the circuits again 2 more times for a combined effort of less than 30 minutes for the workout. Brief yet effective. At first glance, the individual exercises seem deceptively easy. But combined as a circuit – it kicks your butt! This contributes to what BodyBoss calls the #BossEffect, which are the calories burned even after your workout is completed. The same could not be said for typical cardio!
A WEEK AT A GLANCE
Monday- Monday’s are designate Legs & Booty HIIT sessions. You work through reps of butt & thigh centered exercises designed and combined for the maximum burn effect. Your legs and bum will BURN the next day.
Tuesday- This is a much needed recovery day after the previous days efforts. The guide calls for light activity such as walking, biking, yoga, or stretching.
Wednesday- Arms, abs & core are the main focus of Wednesdays. They say that the body parts you hate to train the most is where you need to focus your energy – in my case it’s my core. I love how challenging the moves for Wednesday’s are. And just when you think you can’t take another V-up, you move on to the next exercise. It definitely keeps your body guessing.
Thursday- Cardio day! Get out and get your heart rate up. Go out for a run, a brisk walk, or take a soul cycle class with a friend.
Friday- Full body HIIT day – Friday’s workouts only consist of four exercises that you cycle through for 6 intense minutes. It’s short and sweet – but the increased intensity and explosiveness on your end is what makes it powerful.
[check out a preview on Monday’s circuits]
THOUGHTS + TAKEAWAYS
This guide is going to be here to stay. Not only is the guide seriously effective, it also serves as an education resource on how the body works and how to train the most effective way. Not to mention the book is littered with images of women #fitspo to keep you motivated to achieve your own Boss Bod. It’s great for newbies and the fitness fanatics alike. And for those who have just started on their fitness journey, the guide comes with a four week pre-training bonus to get you on your way.
One week into the program, I am not seeing any results yet (it’s only been a week). But coming from a predominantly weights focused training, I am noticing an increase in my stamina. Breathing through the first leg circuits on Day 1 was extremely difficult. Factoring in the high altitude of Colorado plus my lack of cardio exercises in the past few months, I got winded EASILY. But by the time Friday came around, I was able to work through the full body circuits without thinking I’d have an asthma attack. And I don’t have asthma. 🙂 All in all, I am excited to see what the next 11 weeks has in store!
To give BodyBoss a try, check out their site and get your BossEffect on.
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