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Husband & 30 day shred?

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Gwladgwlad Fri 07-Mar-14 21:04:57

AIBU to think that me & the hubby could do the 30 day shred together? Is it for men too? Hubby has bmi of 30 so worried about him- I just need to get toned big time- could it be a ahem fun activity?!

Purpleknickers Fri 07-Mar-14 21:18:52

Yes you could it's not gender specific, I did it with my DS and we both lost weight. Good luck

Cheesilycheerful Sat 08-Mar-14 20:21:40

Hi there! I did the shred with my h. Was good fun and we had a laugh quoting Jillian... Be DILIGENT! As jm ays

CynicalandSmug Sat 08-Mar-14 21:08:31

A male friend of mine did it (after catching his wife doing it), he was amazed at the results in such a short space of time. He admitted to feeling robbed by his gym!

Hotmad Sat 08-Mar-14 22:50:41

What is the 30 day shred???

BumpyGrindy Sat 08-Mar-14 22:53:19

Do you need any special equipment to do this Shreddy thing?

pancakedayiscoming Sat 08-Mar-14 22:55:48

Its a�5 DVD from Amazon. Money well spent, I wish my oh would do it with me!

snippyMcSnippy Sat 08-Mar-14 22:57:15

I am on day 2 and it is awesome!

Only kit required is the DVD (£5 from Amazon), a yoga mat or blanket and some handweights (I am using 2 Wii remotes).

The sessions are 20 minutes and intense!

Theonlyoneiknow Sat 08-Mar-14 23:17:39

DP and I do it together! great motivation!

BumpyGrindy Sun 09-Mar-14 07:23:17

How many 20 min sessions are you meant to do in a day? does it hurt?grin

Hotmad Sun 09-Mar-14 07:47:24

Do you do it every day?

Theonlyoneiknow Sun 09-Mar-14 07:50:53

We do it four times a week

thebestlaidplans Sun 09-Mar-14 07:51:03

My husband and I are doing the DVD at the moment, we've had to do the odd night without each other and agreed it's easier together for motivation. He is amazed by how tough it is for what he thought would be a girly DVD. He's lost weight from his stomach/love handles.
It's hard work and level 3 is brutal. But it really works and is an easy way to fit in exercise with not much time on our hands.
Plus, we also like to laugh at the Jillian-isms as we go along. "I want you to feel like you're going to DIE".

tibili Sun 09-Mar-14 07:59:26

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Kittymalinky Sun 09-Mar-14 08:04:55

My DH is a police office so works with some very 'laddy' guys. Lots of them do the 30 day shred or insanity workouts to stay fit.

It most definitely is for men. Do it I say that not having had the guts to do it myself!

wigglesrock Sun 09-Mar-14 08:16:08

My husband tried it & didn't love it, but he did it, as do some of his colleagues. He's doing couch to 5k - he's really happy with the results & his improving level of fitness.

Joysmum Sun 09-Mar-14 09:59:39

YANBU to think you could both do it together.

YABU to expect him to do it with you if he doesn't want to.

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