May's Top Workout DVD: Jillian Michaels Kickbox FastFix
Best for: Intermediate exercisers looking to sweat away stress
(Photo courtesy of Amazon.com)
Why it's a star: Having one of those days when you always seem to switch lanes in traffic as the other lane starts to move? Or perhaps you forgot your sports bra at home when you were planning a lunchtime gym run? Punch out your frustrations with kick-butt trainer Jillian Michaels, who leads you through three quick yet effective martial arts workouts that focus on upper-body, lower-body and abs, respectively. Jump from jab-cross-kick combos to lunge kicks to sit-ups to keep your heart rate high while sculpting from head to toe. As you know, Michaels doesn't tolerate excuses, and there really aren't any during this workout—you can even complete one while dinner is cooking!
Where to get it: $13, amazon.com
Find more new, calorie-burning kickboxing picks on page 22 of our June issue—on newsstands May 15!