LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12 Bone Crusher, who holds the record of"Biggest Individual Weight Loss" on VH1's Celebrity Fit Club, uses hispersonal experience to inspire personal growth and change by releasing his ownfitness DVD, "Battle of the Bulge." The DVD, which is endorsed by Dr. IanSmith from Celebrity Fit Club, will be released on Tuesday, February 12, 2008via Battle of the Bulge, LLC and is distributed by Lightyear Entertainment andWarner Home Video and retails at $14.97.
"Battle of the Bulge" offers four different workout routines foroverweight persons who are trying to get in shape and lose some weight. Noequipment is needed, just personal motivation! Bone Crusher providesinformation and guidance on how to lose weight in a fun and livelyinstructional format. He offers 20-Minute, 40-Minute, Modified Couch Workout,or Modified Bed Workout routines for those who are at the beginner to moderatelevels.
The workouts, if performed a minimum of 3-4 times a week, are guaranteedto improve a person's health and mobility; build muscle strength; protectjoints and tendons; increase cardio-endurance; burn fat; and help gainconfidence and self-esteem. Bone Crusher offers encouraging instructionthroughout all four routines which can be done from a standing or sittingposition for persons with limited mobility. "Battle of the Bulge" is a rarityin the fitness market as it targets the "plus size" demographic.
Bone Crusher comments on why he decided to release a fitness DVD, "Idecided to put together a fitness DVD because there aren't really any workoutDVDs available to people who are significantly overweight, and those are thepeople who really need a routine that is effective and realistic. And giventhe increase in obesity rates in this country, I thought it was important toprovide a tool to help others in my position lose weight and increase healthand wellness."
Dr. Ian Smith, the medical and diet expert on VH1's highly rated"Celebrity Fit Club" and State Farm's 50 Million Pound Challenge, providescommentary in the Special Features section and endorses the video as theperfect DVD for those in the plus-size market as it takes into account theadvantages and challenges of exercising for those who are overweight. Dr.Smith recommends "Battle of the Bulge" as a tool that "will not only help youlose weight, but it will change your life."
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, data from twoNHANES surveys show that among adults aged 20-74, the prevalence of obesityincreased from 15.0% in the 1976-1980 survey to 32.9% in the 2003-2004 survey.Being overweight or obese increases the risks of many diseases and healthconditions including hypertension, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke,dyslipidemia (high cholesterol), gall bladder disease, some forms of cancer,and others. "Battle of the Bulge" is a tool that will help those who fall inthe 32.9% category to lose weight and help eliminate or reduce the healthrisks associated with being overweight or obese.
"Battle of the Bulge" is currently available for purchase online and atmajor retails outlets.For additional information please visithttp://www.battleofthebulgefitness.com.
SOURCE Battle of the Bulge