Tracy Anderson Muscular Structure Playlist

Music playlist for Tracy Anderson Method Muscular Structure and Mat Workouts | iheartmomlife.com

TAmmers do muscular structure work five-six days a week.  Just like with dance cardio, having really good music is so helpful to keeping you motivated and help you push through the burning pain when you feel like you just can’t lift your leg/arm/body one more time during these workouts. Luckily, because the bpm/tempo isn’t as important as with the dance cardio, there are a lot more options that work well.  I generally try to find something that will either get me in the zone or get me fired up depending on my mood and the particular workout. Read More…

Tracy Anderson Dance Cardio Playlist

Music playlist for Tracy Anderson Method Dance Cardio including TAVA | iheartmomlife.com

TAM fans know that she recommends 30 minutes of dance cardio five days a week.  So that means you’ll be dancing 2 1/2 hours  a week and I mean, you can only listen to soundtrack on the DVD so many times before you just can’t take it anymore. Love it or hate it, having really good music is essential to keep you moving and motivated during these workouts. And unless you are crazy coordinated, having songs that are the correct tempo/bpm to match her original soundtrack is pretty much essential.  I did some searching around wasn’t able to find a good resource for songs that work well for the TA Dance Cardio.  So, I decided to start my own.

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Focus T25 Alpha Week 4 Results

Another great week of workouts DONE.  I can’t believe I am almost through the Alpha round already.   But enough talk, let’s get down to business.  This weeks stats, before & after photos:

Tues: Alpha Cardio – 180 cal.
Weds: Alpha Total Body Circuit – 175 cal.
Thur: Alpha Lower Focus – 126 cal.
Fri: Alpha Total Body Circuit – 166 cal.
Sat: Alpha Ab Intervals – 110 cal. & Speed 1.0 – 154 cal.

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Focus T25 Alpha Week 3 Results

Another week done! This week was great because I found something that really helps to stabilize my knee and has eliminated a lot of the pain I was having. But first here are my stats and photos:

Tues: Alpha Total Body Circuit – 182 cal.
Weds: Alpha Speed 1.0 – 130 cal.
Thur: Alpha Lower Focus – 163 cal.
Fri: Alpha Cardio – 175 cal.
Sat: Alpha Total Body Circuit – 155 cal. & Ab Intervals 146 cal.

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Focus T25 Alpha Week 1 Results

My first week of T25 – done!  Here are my first set of stats as well as before and after photos:

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One week in and even though I have lost no weight and apparently gained an inch in my waist (huh?) I was happy to see a small decrease in my hip measurement. Maybe it is my imagination, a bit of wishful thinking, but I also feel like my abs are already starting to show more definition. This is great because my abs are an area where I really want to focus. Especially my lower abs which haven’t bounced back completely after my (emergency) c-section. Read More…

Focus T25 Day 5 Alpha Lower Focus + Cardio

t25-alpha-lower-focusShaun T says that this workout will strengthen and sculpt muscles from the waist down. Even though it is not cardio you WILL sweat.  He tells us that we sweat faster when we use the larger muscles – since this workout is focused on the legs we are going to sweat a lot.  I am dubious because I am not much of a sweater – but he is right, 8 minutes in and I am already sweating.  Okay, Shaun I promise that I will try not to doubt you in the future.  Clearly you know what you are talking about.

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