I have started the 30-day shred. I tried this once before, but it's harder than it looks. Jillian is mean. It doesn't matter that it's a dvd, you're still scared she might come out of the tv and kick your butt so you keep going, no slacking. I do this in the mornings since running isn't really an option on weekdays (sun doesn't come up early enough and its too insanely hot and humid after work (even after it gets dark). So yes, I do this workout dvd (aka hell) and then after work I do 100 situps, 50 pushups, and some light weight lifting. And Saturdays I run for 6-10 miles...more if I forget where to turn.