Saturday, December 29, 2012

Beachbody Challenge Packs - Explained!

UPDATED 07/25/14 to include new Challenge Packs!

I've received many questions about which fitness program will work for you in my Beachbody Challenge. Check out the description and video clips of EVERY fitness program offered in the Challenge Packs!!


Turbo Jam® …What is it?

Turbo Jam® is an in-home fitness program that combines kickboxing, dancing, and body sculpting moves to help you burn calories and tone muscles. Trainer Chalene Johnson teaches you her signature “Elite 11” moves, then uses them in a variety of ways to raise your heart rate and keep it elevated so you burn the most fat.

Brazil Butt Lift®…What is it?

Brazil Butt Lift® uses cardio, dance, and a unique training method to work your rear end from every angle. You’ll reduce your hips, slim your thighs, and lift your butt, shaping into the best booty of your life.

Slim in 6® …What is it?

Slim in 6® is an in-home workout program that helps you melt away fat and sculpt a leaner, sexier body in just six weeks. An easy-to-follow blend of fat-burning cardio and sculpting moves, Slim in 6 can work for just about anyone, even people who’ve never pursued a regular exercise plan.

Hip Hop Abs® …What is it?

Hip Hop Abs® is a 30-day, dance-based in-home fitness program designed to help you burn fat and sculpt your abs without doing crunches or sit-ups. It’s good for beginners as well as experienced exercisers.

Les Mills Combat

This is the ultimate mixed martial arts--inspired workout program! Get ready to punch, kick, block, and strike your way to an outrageously shredded body with 7 calorie-blasting and muscle-defining workouts.

10-Minute Trainer®…What is it?

10-Minute Trainer® is a time-saving fitness program that lets you build a lean, toned body in as little as 10 minutes a day. Tony Horton’s super-efficient workouts combine full-body sculpting with fat-burning cardio.

21 Day Fix®…What is it?

Now there's an easy-to-follow nutrition and fitness program that makes losing weight so simple, you can see results fast—up to 15 pounds in just 21 days! 21 Day Fix takes all the guesswork out of weight loss. There's no counting, no guessing, and no wondering. Just easy-to-follow portion control and one 30-minute workout per day. That's all. In 21 days, you could get beach-ready for a vacation. Look drop-dead great at your upcoming reunion. Or jump-start a major weight-loss goal. It's simple, it's fast, and it works. So stop wasting time on diets that don't get results. If you're ready to get serious, 21 Day Fix can help you lose the weight.

RevAbs®... What is it?

Get the sexy six-pack abs you've always wanted with RevAbs. This ab-focused workout is specifically designed to burn off the fat and give you rock-hard results in just 90 days. Trainer Brett Hoebel (of Biggest Loser fame!) teaches you special techniques to work your entire core from six different angles, so you get better results, faster.

P90®... What is it?

Now you don't have to go to the extreme to get dramatic, visible results! Tony Horton's all-new 90-Day Body Transformation for EVERYONE features workouts that are simple, doable, and made to change your body right away -- regardless of your age or fitness level.

ChaLEAN Extreme®... What is it?

Get ready to burn fat, boost your metabolism, and get lean with ChaLEAN Extreme, the extreme workout system from Chalene Johnson.  It's a fact: The more lean muscle you have, the more fat you burn. You can lose up to 60% of your body fat in just 3 months and see visible results every 30 days, because MUSCLE BURNS FAT.

Insanity: The Asylum®... What is it?

Insanity: THE ASYLUM features former track-and-field star Shaun T who will push you to Dig Deeper than ever with sports-specific training and drills inspired by pro athletes. During this 30-day program, he'll push you to build your speed, coordination, agility, strength, and power.  So on game day, you'll have the unbeatable athletic edge.

P90X® Extreme Home Fitness…What is it?

P90X® is a comprehensive in-home fitness and nutrition program proven to burn fat and reshapes your body with lean muscle in just 90 days. In fact, if P90X doesn’t get you absolutely ripped in 90 days, you’ll get your money back. Twelve different workouts target every area of your body, incorporating moves used by elite athletes, gymnasts, weightlifters, and martial artists.

FOCUS T25® …What is it?

25 Minutes. 5 Days a Week. 100% Results.
The only thing standing between you and the results you want is TIME. Shaun T experimented for the last year to design a program that delivers the same kind of results you'd expect from an hour-long program, in under 30 minutes. He's pulled out the rest to give you everything you need, nothing you don't. The result is FOCUS T25—and the name implies the intent: If you focus your intensity for 25 minutes, and you do it 5 days a week, you WILL get results.

INSANITY® …What is it?

INSANITY is a 60-day cardio-based total-body conditioning program that’s perhaps the most intense workout ever put on DVD. Fitness expert Shaun T drew on his collegiate track and field training plus his subsequent years of experience as an elite trainer to create a program that takes total-body conditioning to an extreme level. Just as P90X is the height of resistance training, so INSANITY is the pinnacle of cardio training.

TurboFire®…What is it?

TurboFire is a total-body cardio-conditioning workout program using HIIT (high intensity interval training) set to upbeat music that motivates you to dial up your intensity levels, doing kickboxing drills and aerobic exercises, mixed with dance moves in a class setting. Anyone looking to achieve peak fitness levels can complete the program in either 12 weeks or 20 weeks.

P90X2®... What is it?

P90X2 continues the Muscle Confusion with the latest cutting-edge training technique used by pro sports trainers.  Twelve workouts help you focus on your abs/core, powerful athletic function, and lightning-bolt agility. Expect to chisel your body and virtually blast right through your plateaus. 

Tai Cheng®... What is it?

Renew your youthful energy in just 90 days through the healing motion of Tai Cheng! Developed with Dr. Mark Cheng, this low-impact program combines the 18 fundamental moves of Tai Chi with 21st-century sports science. It includes 12 workout DVDs, plus a Master Scroll reference DVD and valuable fitness tools to help you turn back the clock and feel absolutely fantastic.

Les Mills PUMP®... What is it?

Engineer your perfect body with LES MILLS PUMP. This barbell-based rapid weight loss and accelerated strength-training program incinerates calories to help give you the ultimate tight, toned, and lean body you want.  The secret is the REP EFFECT which requires that you use lighter weights at a higher rate of repetition so you can burn up to 1,000 calories per workout and get leaner faster.

Body Beast™... What is it?

Pack on up to 10 pounds of muscle in just 90 days. This pro-level bodybuilding, nutrition, and supplement system works super fast to give you a body that gets noticed. The Body Beast Challenge Pack includes 12 body-bulking workouts that'll have you grunting, cursing, and begging for mercy. Also included is an in-depth nutrition plant that'll teach you how to eat right to get big and incorporate the supplements you need to get massive. Trainer Sagi Kalev combines cutting-edge muscle growth science with years of personal trial and error to create a system that delivers results beyond what you ever imagined possible.

P90X3... What is it?

Get ripped in 30 minutes a day! Feel like there isn't enough time in your jam-packed schedule to work out? Welcome to P90X3's Muscle Acceleration system—your ultimate excuse-buster. Trainer Tony Horton took everything he learned from P90X and P90X2, coupled it with new science that shows intense 30-minute workouts can get you in better shape faster, and slammed it all into overdrive. The result? Short, targeted, intense workouts that take just 30 minutes—but leave you looking like you've been tearing it up in the gym all day, every day.

PiYo... What is it?

Want to carve an intensely defined physique -- without weights, without jumps, and without straining your joints? Then you'll love PiYo, created by superstar trainer Chalene Johnson. It's low impact, yet high intensity. No weights. No jumps. Just hardcore results.

If you don't see a program here that you think will work for you, let me know and I will help you find another Beachbody program that fits you and your style. Comment below or email me at If you haven't already, send me a friend request on Facebook or subscribe to my updates at

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