Fresh from the success of her hit television series, Miranda Hart has had, what I call, a bloody good idea: a new fitness DVD, titled Maracattack (see picture above for clarification…)
Hart is bringing her own unique brand of comedy to the fitness arena for a DVD with a difference that she claims will have you laughing as you exercise, hopefully not so hard you get a stitch.
But the most exciting feature of Miranda’s athletic routines is the promise of brand new sketches which will see Queen Kong reunited with her on-screen mother, Penny (played by Patricia Hodge), best pal Stevie (Sarah Hadland) and friend-turned-love-interest Gary (Tom Ellis), plus an “unmissable” guest appearance from Kirstie Allsop.
Each section will see our haphazard heroine joined by fitness expert Amelia Watts as the pair work up a sweat with a 20-minute cardio session and 5-minute high intensity cardio routine, before 10-minute strength exercises for arms, core, legs and bums. The DVD will be set to the sound of Miranda’s favourite tunes, including Kylie, the Monkees and, of course, Take That.
“Maracattack is based on one key concept. Fun,” said Miranda. “For fitness should be fun. Bear with as I coin a compound word – Funness. You will want to exercise. It’s about playing, not ‘working out’ and play helps your body, but also frees your mind.
“Without giving too much away, it involves maracas, classic pop tunes, and is as much fun as a riotous camp, cheesy disco. There is no need to dread the gym anymore.”
Maracattack is exclusive to DVD and DTO and will be available to buy from 18 November 2013, priced at £19.99. We predict an ascent to the summit of the New Year celebrity fitness market before you can say marvilisimous…