Why the Rise in Fitness DVD Sales. Many people are finding it harder and harder to keep up their fitness memberships at the gyms. With the economy in such a slump people have to work more days and hours without the increase in pay. This leaves little time and money to continue their fitness routines at the local gyms. Now people are trying to find ways to keep themselves and their families fit at home.
People have taken to getting much of their cardiovascular work outs by walking or running at the local sports park or simply in the neighborhood. In the colder weather the DVD is thrown in the Disc player and the work out begins. This can be a great technique to get the children involved as well, since we know most children want to be under foot when Mom and Dad are home doing their own thing. Step Training has become quite popular and there are many DVD programs available for those at all levels.
There are also many Dance programs that are designed not only for the cardiovascular benefit but that will help you tone specific areas and start shaping the body that you want. This is also very enticing to our teens that are often stuck in front of the computer or with their heads in a school book. For 20 minutes they can listen to the music they enjoy and learn new dance moves they can show off to their friends, did I mention that they are doing something good for their body as well?
You can now purchase a DVD for nearly any type of exercise program you want to try. These programs range from the first timer to programs for those who have been doing it for years. Purchasing a DVD program will also give you many options that may not be readily available at most gyms. Of course the use of stretching techniques and yoga has been used for years are in almost every gym; as well most dance programs designed for cardiovascular work outs and toning.
Some of the programs that are getting quite popular are Belly Dancing and Pole Dancing work outs. This is not a program to teach you the entire dance routines, but how to utilize the movements and the equipment to better tone and shape your body. This type of exercise is an incredibly fun and unique way to tone your body and get a great work out but it is not commonly found in the local gym.