Fitness Training Programs
Personal health and fitness is one of the most important aspects of any journey toward self-improvement and life-changing growth. Without a sound body, it can be very difficult to maintain a sound mind, and of course the opposite is true as well.
Contrary to the beliefs of some, fitness is not only about maintaining a sleek, attractive body. Fitness is more about keeping your body and mind in peak performance through a combination of a healthy, calorie-conscious dietary intake and regular physical activity. Fitness is not something you achieve once and then forget, but rather an endeavor that you must continue to pursue throughout your entire life.
Gaiam offers a wide array of exercise types that are designed to not only intended to provide a full body workout, but to improve flexibility, balance, range of motion, and a centering and calming of the mind. Typical exercise types include Yoga, Pilates, exercise ball, elastic band, Tai Chi, strength training, aerobic, and Tai Chi.
At-Home Fitness Instruction from Gaiam
Gaiam produces a wide range of fitness video products designed to meet the needs of individuals at all fitness levels, ranging from those who have been leading a sedentary lifestyle for years to endurance athletes that already take fitness seriously every day. If you've been intimidated by fitness before, now is the time to change your mind, as all of Gaiam's fitness products can be used privately in your own home.
Gaiam fitness videos are designed to touch on a wide variety of aspects of health and fitness, ranging from traditional strength training and cardio to techniques such as Pilates and yoga, perfect for enhancing your balance while calming your mind. Some of Gaiam's fitness video products even focus on Eastern fitness practices such as tai chi, qigong and Budokon. Whether you're trying to drop 10 pounds before beach season or train for an upcoming athletic competition, you'll find several Gaiam fitness products that fit the bill.
Available Media Formats for Gaiam Fitness Products
Gaiam fitness products can be experienced in two different formats: DVDs and online streaming videos. The DVDs are compatible with any DVD player (such as a gaming console, computer optical drive or standalone player) and are perfect for those who wish to master a few routines in the comfort of their own home. Packages range from affordable single DVDs to fully-featured six-DVD sets, allowing you to receive a better value by purchasing several workout routines at once.
The online streaming fitness videos offered by Gaiam differ from the DVDs in that they're delivered via the internet on a regular basis. Instructors such as Jillian Michaels lead you through unique fitness routines that are updated on a regular basis. This option is ideal for individuals seeking additional variety in their fitness routines, and can be had for a small monthly fee. You can even download the videos to watch them later when you're offline.
Aspects of Fitness Covered by Gaiam Fitness Products
Fitness is an incredibly broad category that comprises many aspects, ranging from your immunity to diseases to your ability to lift a reasonable amount of weight. As such, Gaiam has developed an extensive line of fitness video products designed to meet the most specific exercise needs. Some of the topics covered within the Gaiam fitness video series include:
- Aerobic dance
- Interval training
- Strength training
- Cardiovascular fitness
- Eastern fitness techniques
- Balance ball fitness
- Walking and jogging
- Prenatal and postnatal fitness
- Weight loss
- Flexibility and stretching
Gaiam Fitness Products Return Policy
Gaiam offers a comprehensive return policy for all of their physical fitness products. If you're unsatisfied with any DVD or related piece of fitness equipment you purchase from Gaiam, you may return it at any time for a full refund or exchange. This return policy is unique because it is not restricted by any time limits, allowing you to evaluate a product for as long as you like before deciding whether to return it.