Keli Roberts: Ultimate Step Workout [Import]
This step workout is broken into three segments for different levels of stamina and complexity. You can do just level 1 (12 minutes) or continue through level 2, for 22 minutes, or through level 3, for 32 minutes. Within each segment, Keli Roberts's assistants demonstrate different intensities, so you can work at your own pace as you build endurance. Roberts instructs well, with plenty of safety and alignment tips, and she repeats the combinations enough for you to get them. But the camera has an annoying habit of changing angles when she first introduces a new pattern, which is just when you want to keep watching her feet. Advanced exercisers will add some propulsion moves, such as jumping onto the step. After the step workout and stretch, you get 8 minutes of killer abdominals, and finally a calming, guided relaxation. Roberts is a celebrity trainer, and you can see why from the professional way she instructs this video--and from the to-die-for body that must motivate her clients! --Joan Price
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From my initial viewing, I like this video. It's very energetic and many of the moves are seen in other videos - which makes it easier. Even though its an old video it didn't feel too dated and the instructor is cool - not annoying like many.
My only problem with it is that she doesn't give decent instructions, especially for moves coming up and which foot to start with and the camera pans right away to those behind her so you can't figure it out for yourself until a few reps have passed. Its very choreographed so dance/step experience will help.
If you're a beginner, or someone who just wants a decent aerobic workout, try Step Reebok: The Video (1992) which has really good instructions. I got that video free when I bought my reebok step and it really is great.
Though keep in mind, with any video there's always going to be a learning curve so no matter what you buy, you're always going to be confused little at first - but keep with it, it does get easier.
I did not care for the ab routine at the end , although I do it occasionally when I don't want to work , but am just "going through the motions" and don't want my muscles to think I'm ignoring them. :)
I don't really have any comments about the warm down's as I usually skip them and head straight for the weights , so hope whoever buys this next likes them , best of luck.
The bottom line - this will challenge most intermediate steppers , plenty of room for propulsion moves should you be so inclined , and a good workout for more advanced steppers. I still enjoy it , and recommend it highly - other than that darn cueing..,
Most recent customer reviews
I got this video with my step so it is the first one I ever tried. But, now that I have tried other step workouts, I can definitely say that this is the best one yet. Read morePublished on March 4 2005
I prefer the step workout on this tape to any aerobics I've done in college classes. I've been doing this routine three times a week for about seven months now and have lost all... Read morePublished on Jan. 28 2004
This is one of the best step tapes I own. It is a great workout and really gets your heart pumping. Combo's are easy to follow. Read morePublished on Jan. 20 2004
I am so pleased that I bought this tape!!! All of the other vids have a lot of complicated, dancy moves that I don't want to do when I am working out!!! Read morePublished on Jan. 6 2004
This is a great step workout. It is one of the first I bought of Keli Roberts and I still use it a lot. Read morePublished on June 17 2003 by Denise L. Tuttle
I really like Keli Roberts as an instuctor. Her body is a testament to what a great workout regime can accomplish. Read morePublished on April 29 2003 by Peggy Corrigan
I'm an advid fan of step aerobics. I have had this video since 1994 and the reason I'm online today is to re-order the video because I've played it to death! Read morePublished on April 22 2003
I purchased this video without knowing who Keli Roberts was, but I was pleasantly surprised with the quality of her cuing and her genuine encouraging personality. Read morePublished on Jan. 21 2003 by E. Stewart