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Old 10-30-13, 10:42 AM  
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I am the same in having so many workouts lol! I didn't want to order, but my my son who is 18 tomorrow, did! He very much wanted to start a weight type rotation, and it is perfect for him! He loves it! And it is a very nice set that gives him , the works, to do a very organized rotation! First set he's purchased, on his own, and he's really enthused with it!!
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Old 10-30-13, 11:21 AM  
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LOL, I actually LOVE this set, and I've done nearly every system out there, from P90X to STS, Body Beast and everything in between. I love the way the workouts are broken down into blocks. For some reason, that makes the workouts more interesting, and the time just goes by really fast for me. I just started the Shaping phase this week, and once I do all of the workouts once, I will do the workouts using the music only option. Although, I am finding that Sep doesn't talk in these as much as he does in the conditioning phase.

I really like that these are simple, effective exercises. I'm glad I bought it for $20., but it would have been worth more to me.


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I don't think they are bad at all! I've only done the first but I really enjoyed it!

Maybe I'm alone here but it was actually refreshing to do a back to basics workout without loads of combo moves that it seems like most instructors are creating that are awkward and uncomfortable to do. ( I love you chalene but I'm looking at you!)

I thought it was a good solid workout and I look forward to trying the rest!
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Old 10-30-13, 11:44 AM  
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So far I've only done the first conditioning workout, but I liked it. Now Frank on the other hand, I think he talks a little too much.
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Old 10-31-13, 02:21 PM  
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Oh, just great.

I inquired about the status of my order last week, received the box on Monday, and today they finally read my email and decide without asking to send a second shipment?

What's the point of using tracking numbers if retailers won't use them?

Good grief.

Here's hoping my request to cancel the second shipment gets to them.
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Old 11-01-13, 09:10 AM  
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Is there another discount code available?

I ordered this set a while ago and love it. I was thinking of ordering two more sets for Christmas presents if they're still available. TIA.
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Old 11-01-13, 09:25 AM  
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I ordered this set a while ago and love it. I was thinking of ordering two more sets for Christmas presents if they're still available. TIA.
I used VEXTBDY code for 20% off earlier this week. I hope it still works!

I'm glad some people are posting that they like these. It seemed the minute I ordered, people starting posting what a waste of money they were! I'm glad not everyone thought so.
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Old 11-01-13, 09:32 AM  
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I tried these workouts and found they are not for me. However, the program seems really well thought out and designed. The reasons I thought they weren't for me was that the workouts are longer than I have time for usually (for some reason, I thought they were shorter) and workouts in the later phases are splits and I like full-body workouts.

So, I have this set on my trade list, if anyone has an interest.
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Old 11-01-13, 10:11 AM  
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My Met-Rx set arrived while we were out of town. I haven't opened it yet and will do so later today (for my birthday).

I have mixed feelings about instructors yakking too much. I don't mind Leslie chatting endlessly, but I wanted to strangle Sagi (Body Beast) and I wasn't even doing the workouts, DH was and I had to listen from the other room.

If I don't like the set, DH might. I hated S90 and he liked it.
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Old 11-01-13, 01:03 PM  
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I purchased these when they were first available on sale in late September, and have tried the first three conditioning workouts. Overall I really like them.

Here's what I like about the workouts:
1) No compound exercises - I can use an appropriate weight for each body part.
2) Well organized, and the exercises are listed in the workout log (so I can see what's coming).
3) Frank demonstrates each exercise before he starts, so you can choose your weight accordingly.
4) I like the circuit format, moving between bodyparts.


What I don't like:
1) Too long between exercises. Since these are circuits, I don't feel like I need any time between exercises. I usually fast-forward through the rests.


The things I like greatly outweigh the one thing I don't like. It's a drag to have to fast-forward, but I would rather do that than have to pause the workout to catch up (like in Supreme 90). Frank does talk a lot, but it doesn't really bother me. I am indifferent to the amount of "chatter" in a workout (I don't mind Tracy Anderson OR Tony Horton).

I haven't tried the split workouts because I really prefer total-body workouts (or an upper/lower split), but for me the $20 price was worth getting three workouts I really like. The rest is just a bonus.
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Old 11-02-13, 12:07 PM  
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Another poster didn't like the smaller ball. But, I actually really like it. I am doing Dream Body and the smaller ball works much better for me. I don't like the bigger one for many of the exercises so I was doing the exercises without the ball. Now, I can use the smaller one so it will work great for me there.

I still haven't done any of these workouts yet, but I used the original coupon code and paid $21.95. It seems like a good deal considering everything that came with the set. If I like the workouts, that will be a bonus!
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