Charlotte Crosby's 3 Minute Belly Blitz

It’s no secret that I love Geordie Shore it is my guilty pleasure so when I heard that Charlotte and Vicky were bringing out fitness DVDs I knew that I had to buy Charlotte's simply because I think she is brilliant. With her fitness DVD she claims that by following the routine you can lose up to 5lb a week and you can get rid of your flabby belly. Exactly what I need as two and a half years down the line I am still trying to lose my jelly mum tum.



I ordered myself a copy of Charlotte Crosby’s 3 minute belly blitz from Amazon and after a day or two it arrived and I was pretty excited to see what it was like. For some the title of the DVD could be a bit misleading “3 minute belly blitz” you wont lose weight and tone up just by doing 3 minutes a day. The DVD actually has 12 3 minute rounds plus a warm up, cool down and a Killer ab section. The DVD uses HIIT which stands for High Intensity Interval Training, which are short, fast paced routines which aim to get your heart rate up quickly as these types of exercises burn fat quicker than if you were to do a half hour run. Along with the fast paced exercises there are also resistance round containing the usual exercises associated with toning such as crunches, press ups, hill climbs and squats.

If you are a beginner like me it is recommended that you try a few rounds at a time, for example on my first night I did the warm up, 5 rounds, the killer ab section and then the cool down. Then on the second night I did the warm up, 10 rounds, the killer ab section and then the cool down and so on until you can complete the whole DVD. With each round there is somebody doing the beginner movements so you can copy off him if you need to. I tend to do some of the beginners moves towards the end of the DVD when I am cream crackered but I don’t want to give up.

You don’t need any equipment really to complete this DVD even though Charlotte and the instructors use weighted gloves you could get away with holding a couple of water bottles on tins of beans. I actually went and brought some wrist weights as they are easier and they were also cheaper than weighted gloves. You do benefit from having the extra weight in your hands as it works your arms better.

So far I can’t comment on if the DVD actually works as I have only had it a week but already I feel like my fitness levels are getting better. I really should have taken measurements but I suppose I can’t really work out how much weight loss or inch loss is down to this DVD or the fact that I am doing Slimming World. I shall do an update post in about a month to let you know whether this DVD is working for me. In the meantime though it is quite an enjoyable DVD and I look forward to doing it each day and another good point to this DVD is that you don’t have the annoying celeb babble that you do sometimes get on these types of Celeb work out DVDs, Charlotte keeps fairly quiet apart from the odd classic Charlotte remark such as “sweat is just fat crying” which I love!  

5 comments:

  1. I've been wanting to buy this since I saw it (I also love Geordie Shore) but exercise scares me aha!! But I'm not going to lose my jelly baby from sitting around eating all day!!

    Amy
    Http://www.thesmallestofthings.com

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  2. I need a 3 minute Belly Blitz! This sounds great!

    Josie XOXO
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  3. How heavy are your wrist weights? Unsure on whether to get 1kg or 2kg!

    Ellie x

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    1. I think they are just under 1kg not too bad at all x

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  4. How heavy are you wrist weights? Unsure on whether to get 1kg or 2kg!

    Ellie x

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