South Carolina’s The FIRM Studio first brought its unique style of “aerobics with weights” combination to the masses in 1986 with its first home workout video Body Sculpting Basics.

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Led by Susan Harris, this first video opened the door to 2 decades (and counting) of The FIRM workouts – led by alternating instructors – and created a loyal fan base of “FIRM Believers!”  

In 2012 the early FIRM workouts were remastered for DVD. Check out clips of Body Sculpting Basics here:


To see if you still feel the burn, grab the original workout here! 

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About Kristin Dowell

Kristin is a group fitness instructor and personal trainer with certifications from ACE and AFAA, is qualified to coach over a dozen specialty programs, and is the creator of 3 exercise DVDs. From creating physical training programs for fire academies, to teaching preschool dance, (and just about everything in between)...
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