Mama Wants Her Body Back DVD: Review and Giveaway

From the time I was born until about the age of 25, I was thin.  I never had to watch what I ate mainly because I was a dancer and burned calories like crazy.  I became pregnant with my first daughter at the age of 29 and managed to only gain about 20 pounds (thanks to gestational diabetes, ugh).  However, even though I managed to take the weight off fairly quickly, my body was NOT the dancer’s body to which I was accustomed.  After the birth of my second daughter in 2008, things continued to go downhill.  My metabolism was never the same and my abs continue to be non existent.   Guess what?  This Mama wants her body back!!

Recently, I was introduced to the “Mama Wants Her Body Back!” DVD series and was more than willing to give it a try.  Because I work outside the home, run this blog, and raise two children, I have little time for exercise.  The fact that this series can be done from the comfort of my living room at a schedule that is convenient for me is ideal.  A little about the program:

“Whether you just recently had a baby or have been carrying around extra pregnancy weight for a while, the new Mama Wants Her Body Back™ from mother and fitness instructor Lisa Druxman is your solution.  Lisa’s takes her expertise in pre and post natal fitness to the next level and precision sculpts arms, abs and butts. This fitness program is intended specially for moms and addresses the biological changes to the body that occur throughout pregnancy.

The Mama Wants Her Body Back program includes three 20-minute total body workouts and a bonus DVD of three 10-minute abs workouts. To further help you practice a healthier lifestyle, a program guide and food journal are also included.  The entire package is just $9.99+S&H and available at www.mamawants.com. Lisa Druxman, M.A. has been in the fitness industry for 20 years. She is the creator of Stroller Strides and Fit4Baby and the author of Lean Mommy.”

After my daughters were asleep, I decide to pop in the first ten minute ab workout video because I feel like this is what I need the most work on.  I managed to get through the entire video (ok, I had to stop once, but it was a quick break).  I love the fact that Lisa has assistants who demonstrate the various levels of difficulty so it is easy to modify the exercise to suit your needs.  I was proud that I made it through the session and I didn’t feel very sore….until the next day! HOLY MOLY did my abs burn!  So I knew that the exercises geared towards my lower tummy pooch made a difference!

I have been doing the 20 minute cardio and 10 minute abs for about 2 weeks now. I do not expect to see physical differences so quickly (I will spare you the pictures), but I can tell you that I can complete the exercises easier now than when I started.  I am building endurance and burning calories!  In addition to the DVD, you will also receive instructions on how to tailor the program as well as tips to eat healthy and a journal.

The DVD series can be purchased for $42.97!  Much cheaper than a gym membership!

GIVEAWAY

Are you ready to get your body back?!  One reader will win the entire DVD set reviewed here (ARV $42.97)!

How to enter:

1. Tell me what you hope to accomplish with this video.

Additional entries:

1. Blog about this giveaway and link to The Not-So-Blog (10 extra entries).

2. Follow me (@BridgetteLA) on Twitter and Tweet this giveaway. Every time you tweet you get an additional entry! Unlimited! (You must have over 50 Twitter followers to qualify for unlimited entries!)

3. Subscribe to my blog.

4. Become a Fan of The Not-So-Blog on Facebook.

5. Place my blog banner on your sidebar.

6. Subscribe to my Feed.

Contest ends at 11:59pm CST on December 15th. Prizes not claimed in 72 hours will be forfeited. Open to U.S. Residents only.

This product review is the opinion of the Experimental Mommy. Others may have a different experience. Family Review Network supplied me with a sample for review, but all opinions are 100% mine. I was not compensated for this post.

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  1. I just had a baby and I would love to get back to my prepregnancy weight (it will save me from having to buy a whole new wardrobe!)

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  2. I hope to motivate myself to exercise regularly with these dvds

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  4. I have 2 kids and am not getting any younger… so as you can imagine, my body needs help! I’d love to at least tone up and hopefully jumpstart my 30-lb weight loss!

  5. I would love to win this so I can get back into shape. After I had my daughter I kind of let myself go!

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  7. Elizabeth N. says:

    I’d love to lose about 20 pounds and tone up!

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  9. Katy Paisley says:

    I’m trying to lose those last 10lbs after baby. and to tone up what i have, too 🙂

  10. I NEED this to help me get my body back. It’s been just about a year since I was a single entity again, but you wouldn’t know it looking at me haha

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  13. Joanna @ FeedingThePrices says:

    I would love to lose a little around the middle!

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  18. I need to loose my pooch too! I would love to tone up also.

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  20. I need to loose 50pounds after having the two kidsso i’m hoping to start getting more fit .

  21. i need to get back to working out regularly and this sounds like a great workout

  22. I need to exercise to keep my bones strong. I normally used DVDs in the winter, and these would be great!

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  26. After having my two babies within 2 years, I have several extra pounds and the Mama pooch to burn off and tone.
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  30. If not lose weight, I’d like to firm up and lose a few inches from my waistline.

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  32. After having my daughter in September, my goal is to lose 30 pounds by my birthday in August. I’ll bet this set will help me surpass that goal!
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  37. Faith Utter says:

    I have had two beautiful little girls 18 months apart. I gained 40 pounds with my first pregnancy..lost 20 pounds when I got pregnant again and then put on another 40 pounds again. I used to be a size 5. This mom wants her body back!

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  39. I’d like to lose a little bit of weight & get back in shape

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  43. Hi! i am so sick of seeing all these famous people who automatically got their bodies back! I want my body back, and i bet with a movie like this i could 🙂

  44. I hope to tighten and tone. Want less jiggle in the wiggle.

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  50. Joanna @ FeedingThePrices says:
  51. I hope to loose the last 10 pounds of my pregnancy weight. Thanks!

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  57. I’m expecting our first child in March and I would hope with the help of these videos I would be able to get back into shape so I could wear a bathing suite on the lake this summer!

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  61. I would love to see if the DVDs could help me tone back up! My goal is to be back with a flatter stomach by my sister’s wedding!

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  64. I’d love to lose 10 lbs and tone my midsection!

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  68. I’d use this in the spring after I have baby #3 to lose some baby weight and get some tone!

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  72. Angela Winesburg says:

    I would love to finally lose the last 20 pounds, thanks!

  73. I would love to win this so that I can get my pre-baby body back after I give birth. I love 17 lbs, then got pregnant! lol Thank you for the lovely giveaway.
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  78. Lose weight and tone my body. Thanks.

  79. I really do need to get my body back. Just watched the finale of the Biggest Loser and am feeling motivated. Hopefully these DVD’s could keep me motivated.

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  82. To lose the last 20 pounds of baby weight.

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  84. Teegan Briggs says:

    I’m trying to lose 30 pounds, and I’m having a very hard time staying motivated. I’d love the chance to try out a program, rather than just go to the gym

  85. I hope to lose 20 pounds and get back into shape!
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  99. kathy pease says:

    i would love to get in shape i have let things go for too long ..I just bought a treadmill and this would be a great hep also 🙂

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