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Fitness

The 10 Hottest Workout DVDs of 2013

Hit "Play" on any one of these killer routines -- selected after our 100-plus testers sweated through the latest releases. They bring an all-new meaning to the term homebody.
Denise Austin DVD Melt Your Muffin Top

Denise Austin: Shrink Belly Fat ($9, deniseaustin.com)

Intermediate

What you'll need: A 3- to 8-pound dumbbell, a yoga mat

Calories burned: 198 per 45-minute workout

The skinny: Whether you string together all three 15-minute core workouts -- classic ab exercises, a more advanced routine that includes moving planks and Turkish get-ups, and a cardio calorie blaster -- or do them separately, expect to "feel the burn" and to be "eager to repeat [them] over and over." The "very encouraging" Austin points out modifications being done by the exercisers behind her. Testers said they could easily figure out what level they were on as well as see what goals they could advance toward.

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