Netflix Top 25 in Sports & Fitness
Top 25 by genre, published every 2 weeks.
Personal trainer and martial arts expert Jillian Michaels can help anyone shed extra pounds with this challenging series of circuit training workouts that focus on burning calories, increasing endurance, improving strength and developing muscle mass. The popular coach from the fitness reality show "The Biggest Loser" leads three rigorous 20-minute routines, including warm-up movements and cooldown exercises."
It's the sizzling new workout video that's sweeping the country! The regimen -- developed by Carmen Electra along with leading choreographers and fitness specialists -- teaches striptease basics, including some snazzy dance routines. With multiple music tracks to choose from, Carmen's cardiovascular-focused exercises offer programmable workouts tailored to all skill levels. All we can say is, Gypsy Rose Lee, eat your heart out."
Simon Wincer (director of Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles and such Westerns as Monte Walsh and Crossfire Trail) trains his cameras on the racetrack this time around for an incisive look into one of America's most successful industries -- NASCAR racing, a sport that's been growing in viewer popularity by leaps and bounds. Originally presented in theaters in the IMAX format."
It's the Electra-fying fitness craze that's sweeping the country, fueled by Carmen Electra's supersexy star power. It'll be no pain and no gain -- literally -- when you follow her aerobic Fit to Strip regimen. The workout includes step-by-step instruction from celebrity fitness trainer Michael Carson; a cardio-focused, total-body strengthening and toning routine; and custom exercises that target problem areas."
This documentary focuses on the history and struggles of the Bra Boys, a notorious surf gang from the Australian suburb of Maroubra that's earned a reputation for being legendary partiers, rebellious thugs and incredible big-wave surfers. Continually at odds with the authorities, the tattooed and often criticized Bra Boys have had to rely on one another to survive in a society that would just as well see them displaced."
Join popular fitness instructor Michelle Dozois in this friendly hourlong introduction to the powerful Pilates system of exercise, featuring 18 different moves requiring no specialized equipment -- just a mat and your living room floor. Dozois offers easy-to-follow instructions and gentle reminders about breathing and posture, as well as simple tricks to increase or decrease the difficulty of each exercise."
Filmmaker Kevin Rafferty (The Atomic Café) takes viewers to 1968 to witness a legendary college football game and meet the people involved, interweaving actual gridiron footage with the players' own reflections. The names may be familiar (Tommy Lee Jones and friends of Al Gore and George W. Bush are among the interviewees), but their views on the game's place in the turbulent history of the 1960s college scene add an unexpected dimension."
Yoga has long been considered one of the best ways to tone and shape the body, reduce stress and increase power and flexibility. This relaxing yet invigorating workout uses four different instructors -- Suzanne Deason and her pleasant troupe of dedicated yogis -- who simultaneously demonstrate a single routine at varying levels of difficulty, a user-friendly feature for both beginning and advanced exercisers."
Let "Baywatch" bombshell Carmen Electra show you all the finer points of one of the sexiest dance routines around: the lap dance. This program features easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions and guidelines. You can incorporate the more intricate moves into your own performance while getting an effective workout. Look better and feel sexier once you master moves that truly tone you all over. One routine is actually named "the sexy librarian.""
Grab your mat and prepare for strength training that targets both your body and spirit. Expert yoga instructor Rodney Yee leads this challenging and highly satisfying workout program aimed at building strength, stamina and endurance. Created for users of all skill levels, this progressive exercise regimen guides you through a variety of beginner and intermediate standing poses and movements that connect the mind and body through focused breathing."
Get set for one of the most highly anticipated grappling bout in the history of the organization -- a grudge match between Tito Ortiz and Chuck Liddell, held at the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas in April 2004. Also battling for supremacy this time around are Andre Arlovski, Cabbage Correira, Robbie Lawler, Yves Edwards, Hermes Franca and Genki Sudo. No rest holds here -- just a lot of major muscle."
Golf commentator and former PGA Tour champ Gary McCord hosts this entertaining introduction to the game, taking golfers of all skill levels, even the most challenged, through the many do's and don'ts to perfect grip, stance, putting and much more. With 30 years in the sport under his belt, McCord has the knowledge and expertise to review basics, troubleshoot common problems and provide excellent tips on improving anyone's game."
This is one of Carmen Electra's favorite workout routines, and it's sure to make you break a sweat! Get your heart rate going and your blood pumping as Carmen immediately kicks the energy level into overdrive. Tapping into the dancer in all of us, she mixes the sexy, urban flair of hip-hop dance with some dynamic exercise moves that are sure to get you well on your way to a firmer, more toned body in no time."
Chuck Liddell goes back into the ring for a rematch against UFC Light Heavyweight champ Randy Couture, who smoked him two years earlier in their first fight. Meanwhile, the undercard match features a battle for the UFC Welterweight Championship. Reigning champ Matt Hughes and his nemesis, Frank Trigg, face off. Appearances from other fighters include Georges St. Pierre, Matt Lindland, Ivan Salaverry, Joe Riggs and Renato "Babalu" Sobral."
Fitness instructor and popular television personality Jillian Michaels takes you through a metabolism-boosting, fat-busting, ab-sculpting workout that will help your body burn more calories throughout the day, every day. Michaels guides you through a complete 50-minute routine that includes warm-up exercises, a series of challenging circuit cardio moves and cool-down stretches. Use of a mat is recommended for your session."
The Ultimate Fighting Championship sets the bar high for competitions that test the contestants' grit and strength, and this season is no exception. Filmmakers head to Las Vegas to witness the main event: the face-off between Chuck "The Iceman" Liddell and former UFC heavyweight champion Randy "The Natural" Couture. The brutal match is preceded by fights featuring Kimo, Tank Abbott, Yves Edwards and more."
It's the best of the best! This compilation of the baddest, bloodiest and most action-packed fights of all time causes wincing pain just watching the events. From Tae Kwon Do to Ninjitsu to Greco-Roman Wrestling to Kickboxing and much more, participants in the ultimate fighting championship put everything on the line for a shot at the ultimate title."
Zero in on those flabby arms, love handles and other troublesome fat deposits with this energetic cardio exercise routine from the television fitness trainer who accepts no excuses: Jillian Michaels. Begin with gentle moves to warm up and then launch into 40 minutes of challenging circuit-training exercises that focus on the shoulders, chest, back, legs, hips and glutes. You'll cool down with stretches. Simple hand weights and a mat are required."
Get in shape and feel great with hard-body Billy Blanks's combination of dance music and Tae Kwon Do, called Tae Bo. This 36-minute cardio exercise program gets you dancing, high-kicking and air-punching to the beat. To help you increase your metabolism, burn fat, lose inches and build muscle, the workout features three separate body-sculpting circuits that target specific problem areas and strengthen and tone core muscle groups."