Then I saw the TRansFirmer advertised and thought I'd give it a try. It really is the best piece of equipment! It's light, easily changes from one position to another (unlike the last step/fanny lifter combination they made that was IMPOSSIBLE), and feels very stable and solid while you're working out with it. And the DVD's are great. The instructors are awesome, I never found myself getting annoyed, and I always work up a sweat. It really is the best of the Firm, but totally updated and fun. My favorite so far of the 4 that come with the Transfirmer is the Supercharged Sculpting with Pam. It's fairly short (unlike this review!), but very thorough and fun. Allie's great as well. I remember her as being one of the students in many of the old Firm workouts.
This workout is fun to do, with energetic music and easy moves using the Transfirmer adjustable step. You use the step in different positions, including the incline, which really works the inner and outer thighs. I've worked out daily for years, but a year ago I started doing Firm videos every other day. The results have been incredible: even without changing my diet, I've lost weight and inches, and I have visible muscles in my arms, back, legs and abs. It's a great feeling, and these videos are perfect even if you're not much of a dancer and can't keep up in a cardio class at a gym. The moves are easy to follow but very effective.
Likes: Combining resistance training with a cardio workout is a good idea because it helps to strengthen the heart, tone muscles and boost metabolism. The 30-minute Supercharged Sculpting DVD is one of five; along with an adjustable-slant step, they all are included in the TransFIRMer package.
Anyway, I've never written a review before, but I felt compelled because I really have to applaud the Firm. They really nailed it this time. After doing it maybe 6 times, I can already feel (and see) my strength and muscle shape coming back. It's also helping me with my other workouts (Pilates and S-Factor) because of the strength I'm building. I look forward to new DVD's to go with the TransFirmer. I love it!!
ALL NEW TransFIRMer System (DVD)
This new 5-in-1 piece of equipment will add variety and brand-new moves to the tried-and-true FIRM foundation! The exercises will target places and muscles you never knew you had! The TransFIRMer was designed with multiple uses in mind and has five different configurations to take each workout to the next level. With brand-new choreography, this system can reshape your entire body, especially targeting the areas most women want to change - the backs of their thighs, hips, abs, and fanny!