The Lazy Chica's Guide to Fitness

There are days when heading to the gym con mucho entusiasmo seems impossible. For those days, the Lazy Chica’s Guide to Fitness is the answer! Try these fun workout programs at home that focus on low-impact and toning movements perfect for any budget. Forget the regular workout routine and have some fun! 

1. Lazy Fitness: Wii Fit Zumba

Wii Fit Zumba

With the help of Wii fit, Zumba fitness is a fun and exciting way to forget about a workout. Dance those worries away and keep track of calories burned and reach those weight loss goals. The fun dance sessions turn this program into the perfect party.

Zumba Fitness: Join the Party (Game), $36, target.com

2. Lazy Fitness: Just Dance Xbox

Kinect for XBOX Just Dance 3

Dancing to popular hip-hop music can be a weekend outing staple but for the lazy nights when it’s best to stay in, Just Dance 3 is the answer. Rock out in pajamas with some fun dance moves. Choose from some of the hottest dance music and try and keep up with the professional dance crews.

Just Dance 3 for XBOX, $40, target.com

3. Lazy Fitness: Yoga for Beginners

Yoga for Beginners

Barbara Benagh’s Yoga for Beginner’s DVD is great for a low-impact, quick and simple workout for the new yogi. Although a beginner’s DVD, this is still a challenging and effective program.  Yoga is a great way to improve flexibility and relax from the stress of daily life. Break up the typical cardio and save this for the days when hitting the elliptical isn’t an option.

Yoga for Beginners, $9, amazon.com 

4. Lazy Fitness: Giam Total Body Balance Kit

Giam Total Body Balance Kit

Think outside the box when it comes to a yoga ball and improve core strength with the Giam Total Body Balance kit. The Total Body Balance kit focuses on targeting problem areas and body strength. You’ll gain a stronger core, back, and better balance, improve posture and tighten those abs.

Giam Total Body Kit, $35, amazon.com 

5. Lazy Fitness: Bosu Balance Trainer

BOSU Balance Trainer

The BOSU Balance Trainer Kit includes a DVD, user pamphlet and foot pump to boost balance and improve core strength. This challenging, low-impact workout is an ultimate total body transformer without the gym.

Balance Trainer, $120, dickssportinggoods.com