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Subject: Suggestions for Kickboxing DVD
Date Posted: 11/16/2010 9:55 AM ET
Member Since: 10/27/2007
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I am thinking about getting a kickboxing DVD to help motivate me for this winter.  I have never tried kickboxing before and would be interested in hearing what other folks have and likes/dislikes.  I do have a few of The Biggest Loser Workout DVDs and I do like them.  I know Jillian has one out but having never done kickboxing before I don't know if it is too advanced for me.  Also, is there any equipment needed like jump ropes, mats, weights, etc.??

Date Posted: 11/20/2010 5:27 PM ET
Member Since: 8/18/2008
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As far as equipment goes it will depend on the video.  The basics would be a free standing bag and gloves.  I have Danny Sullivan's kickboxing videos.  They give me a good workout but nothing can compare to a live class.  I love having a partner to hold pads for combinations.  But if you can't get to a class a bag, gloves and yes, a jump rope will give you a GREAT workout.  My bladder isn't a fan of the jump rope!   Good luck and have fun!