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Scenic Trex Beachside Jungle DVD - Virtual Walking, Cycling, Treadmill Workout

3.8 out of 5 stars 69 customer reviews

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Trek through paradise right in your own home! Scenic Trex DVDs bring new adventure to treadmill walking, indoor cycling, elliptical training or simply walking in place! You'll have motivation for an energizing workout to get fit faster and stay in shape. Filmed in continuous motion along real nature trails, you'll feel like you are actually trekking in majestic outdoor settings right in your home. Scenic Trex Beachside Jungle treks through the lush jungle of St. Lucia in an extraordinary workout adventure. Wind along tropical trails and peaceful streams, emerging from the jungle to continue along the island's beautiful Caribbean coast. Imagine the sand in your toes and the breeze in your hair, as you trek across this wonderful, pristine island paradise! Your Beachside Jungle trek duration is 49 minutes. Walking, jogging or bicycling at speeds up to about 6 mph gives a natural looking pace during viewing. Tune out the stress of your day while trekking to the natural sounds of the island, or just crank up your own music - whatever gets you going! Bonus segments before and after your trek include a 5 minute Morning Warm-up and 20 minute Sunset Cool-down -- perfect for stretching or yoga! Warm up while watching amber light rise over the peaceful ocean and St. Lucia's famous Pitons. Cool down as the captivating sun sets over the Caribbean Sea with waves lapping gently at the coast. Enjoy the escape from your usual exercise routine and watch the time fly, while you get fit! Our DVDs are also great for creating a beautiful and peaceful ambiance in your living room any time -- ideal during dinner or parties! For more info and sample video clips visit scenictrex.com. Check out Scenic Trex Southern California Beaches and Rainforest DVDs for more treks through paradise! http://www.amazon.com/shops/scenictrex.

Product Details

  • Actors: Trek the jungles and beaches of St Lucia during treadmill walks and indoor cycling.
  • Format: Widescreen, Color, NTSC, Digital Sound
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • Studio: Scenic Trex
  • Run Time: 75.00 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (69 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B001GMYFAC
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #40,675 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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I own several walking DVD's of this type, but this is one of the best. The scenery is lush and the photography is steady and smooth and moves along just like you're walking in a beachside jungle or on a beautiful beach in St. Lucia. In the background you hear the waves on the shore and the birds and other natural sounds. It's easy to imagine yourself in a completely different, exotic place rather than at home on your treadmill or elliptical trainer.

One thing I especially liked about this DVD is that there is a 5 minute warm up section where you're on this beautiful jungle clearing overlooking the ocean with large rock outcroppings in the distance and the sun rising. It almost looks like a still scene except for the clouds slowly moving and a bird flying by every now and then. It's a good time to do a few stretches before beginning your walk.

The next part is the beachside jungle which is 37 minutes long. There you'll walk on a path among the palms and lush tropical plants. The birds and sound of the distant ocean are the only sounds you'll hear (unless you want to turn down the sound and use your mp3 player instead) as you walk along, looking at the scenery. The next part is the beach with it's high rocks along the shore and palapas overlooking the ocean. This part is 12 minutes long. You'll be walking at the ocean's edge with water lapping at your feet. This is a beautiful way to wake up in the morning!

The last part is a sunset and cool down which is 20 minutes long. As you watch the sun setting you might enjoy a few yoga poses or maybe a more leisurely walk after your workout.

I think these "virtual treadmill" or "virtual walk" DVD's are a wonderful way to make walking indoors as interesting as walking outside. For me, it makes the time go quickly and puts me in a great frame of mine to begin my day.
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I have been using another set of virtual DVDs that are meant for cycling, but I use them on my treadmill. I've been so happy with them that when I got this one, I really was prepared to be disappointed.

I was delighted with it!

I hit the 'Play All' rather than choosing a specific segment. So we started out with a gorgeous still setting, with the sound of the ocean, which invigorated me as I got myself settled in on my treadmill. I was puzzled for a moment and thought that's all there was to it, so I stopped it and checked. Sure enough, that was just the warm-up.

Next, we come out of a little wooden gate onto a jungle path, surrounded with palm trees and other greenery. The sound was pleasant and non-intrusive. In fact, the sound of my treadmill was the only thing that annoyed me and I usually don't like the cheesy kind of sound on most 'scenery' videos.

So we travel on down that path, always choosing to go left when the path goes 2 directions. There are times when we go over small bridges and catch a glimpse of the water below.

Eventually I wondered if we would EVER get to the ocean, but we did. What a gorgeous view. I felt as if I were walking barefoot in the sand, with the waves coming in over my feet, sometimes having to walk around pieces of wood, etc., that had floated in from the sea. I felt as if I were really there.

I'm very pleased with this. It has a place by my bike-o-vision DVDs. I like to go to a different location to 'walk' or cycle or travel on my elliptical machine <grin> every day. It is such an incentive to get in there and spend that time which may also keep me healthy.

I recommend this DVD IF you are a person who loves nature.
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I purchased this and a few other videos to use while exercising on our treadmill. They work quite well and help keep you from getting bored to death looking at your feet or staring at the wall. This particular video has you walking through dense jungle on a trail. Kind of neat.... but also kind of claustrophobic. More open scenery might be nice.... and I later bought some desert hiking videos that provide this a little better. Having said that, it is still nice to get the feeling of walking through a dense rainforest that comes out on a nice beach. Makes a 30 minute workout whiz right by.
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I've never heard of these nature walking DVD's before and just happened to find them while browsing other fitness walking DVD's. I thought I'd give this a try because I've always been a big fan of music with nature sounds in it and I thought this would work for me. It really does. There is no music in it, but you hear all kinds of nature sounds, which is such a nice thing to hear after all the noise we're bombarded with every day.

As far as the workout goes, this is definitely not a fast paced workout if that's what you are looking for. But, you go along at a nice steady pace. I'm using mine on my indoor trampoline and I do pretty much a slow jog through the whole DVD, which seems to keep right up with the pace of the video. I found it really motivating to actually feel like I'm going somewhere, and will go the whole distance and length of the DVD (approx. 45 minutes) which is much longer than I've ever gone while watching the news or something else I get bored with.

The Trek you go on in this DVD starts on a path - just like a walking path you'd see in your neighborhood - in the jungle and you walk for about 35 minutes until you get to a big gate that leads to the beach. While you are in the jungle, you walk around curves, up and down hills, through a little bit of rain, along cliffs, under trees, etc. The beach walk is shorter and is kind of a cool down from the walk. You just walk along the beach, going past some chairs and cabanas and through a couple rocky areas. The scenery always changes - just like a real walk. At the end of my workout, I feel good about having walked so long, but I also feel kind of relaxed because of the nature scenes and sounds. I highly recommend this.
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