Her first workout (Level 1) is a challenge in its own right. Jillian takes you through her tried and true plan of a quick warm up followed by three different circuits. Each circuit is made up of 3 minutes of strength training (think bicep curls while doing lunges), 2 minutes of cardio (jumping jacks, jump rope, etc.) and 1 minute of abs (bicycle crunches, etc.). Ideally, you would do this workout daily for 10 days and then move onto Level 2. HA! You will be WAY to sore to do this workout back-to-back. Instead, I did it every other day and substituted a pilates video or walking on my alternate days.
Level 2 is slightly harder, increasing each bit
Finally, Level 3 is as intense as you will want to get. But the great thing is that you will notice a big change in your endurance, strength and overall appearance. Yay for jeans fitting better!
Overall, the best part about this workout is that it is 20 minutes. That means I can fit a workout in post-breakfast and it is just long enough to get me sweating but not so long that my kids cling to me because I have neglected to
Have you tried Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred? What did you think?