The 10 best fitness DVDs

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Cheaper than a gym membership, these workouts will help you get fit for 2013 without leaving your lounge

1. Strictly Come Dancing: Dance School

£10.95, zavvi

Three Strictly dancers show you how to strut your stuff. Not strictly an exercise DVD, but will let you do the rumba like a pro.

2. Jillian Michaels' Extreme Shed and Shred

£7, amazon

Takes no prisoners. A varied, high-intensity routine including drills, ju-jitsu moves and yoga. Beginners may need to build up slowly

3. Flow Yoga – Strength and Flexibility

£8, amazon

Perfect for those who can't bear the thought of strenuous exercise after a hard day's work, this lets you choose what areas to work on.

4. Bob Harper Kettlebell Cardio Shred

£8.99, amazon

A non-stop workout. Total body resistance control combined with circuits makes this tough, but damn effective.

5. 10 Minute Solution: Tone Trouble Zones

£3.75, amazon

Being short on time is no excuse with this DVD. The 10 Minute Solutions series is dedicated to squeezing a little exercise into even the busiest of schedules.

6. Zumba Exhilarate Body Shaping Kit

£39.99, amazon

If you don't fancy all that shimmying and shaking in front of a Zumba class, this DVD set is a great way to try the Columbian dance fitness programme at home.

7. Tracy Anderson Method – Dance Cardio Workout II

£2.95, amazon

Well known for celebrity devotees such as Gwyneth Paltrow and Kim Kardashian, Tracy Anderson has created a really challenging dance workout here.

8. Pregnancy Workout Lean and Toned

£8.17, amazon

Exercise may be the last thing on your mind as a mother-to-be, but it's important to stay active. This yoga-based routine is ideal.

9. Davina Intense

£7, amazon

Davina returns with her personal trainers Mark and Jackie to introduce us all to High Intensity Training. Work out harder (boo), but for shorter time periods (yay).

10. David Haye's Box and Tone

£6, amazon

Heavyweight champion David "The Haymaker" Haye's first foray into the world of exercise DVDs is suitable for a range of fitness levels, with six workouts.

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