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Turbulence Training Review

by Susan · 15 comments

Craig Ballantyne’s fat loss workouts, Turbulence Training, promises fast fat loss results for men and women who don’t have a lot of time for exercise.

This is a bold promise, and the workouts promise maximum results in only three workouts per week.

BTW, I thought Turbulence Training workouts were a perfect fit in in the Ultimate Home Workouts family! So, I embarked on a 4 week Turbulence Training journey to test it out for my readers. If you would like to see the play by play of these 4 weeks you can do so by clicking here —> Susan’s Turbulence Training Journey

Let’s take a look at Craig’s claim, and see if it really measures up!

Before we get to the program, let’s take a look at the expert behind the workouts. I’ve come across Craig Ballantyne’s name many times in popular fitness magazines such as Men’s Health and Men’s Fitness, and even in Oxygen and Shape magazines. So the program is clearly put together by a trusted fitness expert.

I’ve also talked to Craig about his training and education background, and I’ll be honest, it was impressive, unlike the trainers with weekend certifications that pop up at large commercial gyms.

Craig Ballantyne with Bally the Dog

Craig’s experience goes back to the mid-nineties, in both the gym and in the research lab. He’s actually led research trials on sport supplements, strength training, and cardiovascular training.

Plus, Craig has been a strength coach and has worked with hundreds of clients in thousands of training sessions. This is a unique, and thorough background, so its not surprising he’s come up with a new training system for fat loss.

In fact, Craig’s articles are always pretty hard on traditional aerobic cardio workouts. So if you’re looking for new ways to spend 30 or 60-minutes doing cardio, then this program is not for you. But if you only have 45 minutes to workout, a couple of times per week, and you have access to only a bench, dumbells, and an exercise ball, then you’ll like what Craig has for you here.

Now one of the biggest questions about the program is simply, “What is Turbulence Training?”

Well according to Craig, its the combination of resistance training and high intensity interval training used to boost your metabolism so that your body burns calories and fat between workouts. He says, “Cardio doesn’t boost your metabolism after exercise. Only strength training and high intensity interval training do that – while you work, sleep, and eat – your body will be shedding fat.”

Fortunately, Craig’s unique system of bodyweight exercises, dumbell exercises, and high intensity interval training can all be done at home, with minimal equipment, which is obviously why I am including it as part of the Ultimate Home Workouts recommended gear.

So again, if you are one of those people who loves machines, or cardio equipment, or marathon workouts, then this program is not for you.

As I mentioned above, I am have used the program myself for the last 4 weeks (and will continue to do so) and have recommended to many others.

Why? Because no one has time for long workouts! That’s why. After an eight or ten hour workday, a round-trip commute of 90 minutes, and spending time with and taking care of the family, who has time to do another 90 minute workout every day of the week?

Susan at home doing a bodyweight exercise included in Turbulence Training

In fact, I either get up early and do the workout before I get to work, do it on a lunch break, or I do it just before bed.

Turbulence Training is perfect for busy men and women. But it’s not the type of routine that is going to turn anyone into a pro bodybuilder. If you want maximum muscle and want to bulk up, try another one of Craig’s programs. But the Turbulence Training system is best for burning fat without sacrificing muscle – so you end up lean, defined, chiseled and toned.

Doesn’t that sound like a dream? Well, it’s not, and I am well on my way to proving it!

And its fun! So many workouts are boring (i.e. long cardio) or repetitive (i.e. doing the same bodybuilding workout over and over again). But Turbulence Training uses a lot of unique (but not fluffy) exercises, including some cool, killer bodyweight moves that will make you more athletic and increase your functional and core strength – again, all with minimal equipment needs.

But, I am even able to recommend this program to friends who are just starting out, because Craig has put together a 6-week introductory program, and a 4-week intermediate program in addition to the 16-week advanced training phase (PLUS, the Turbulence Training program comes with a massive amount of bonus workouts for muscle building, bodyweight only, advanced fat loss, and even a female specific bonus).

But each workout progresses into the next. He’s used all of these workouts with hundreds of clients – so they are safe and effective. Sure, you can get other programs that leave you smashed and puking after the first workout, but Turbulence Training is not like that. Soreness doesn’t matter, only results matter! And you are in expert hands with Turbulence Training, and Men’s Health expert, Craig Ballantyne.

Craig’s Turbulence Training also contains a contract — basically, your pledge to being committed to the program.

It also includes an ebook on Nutrition Guidelines from expert, Dr. Chris Mohr, Ph.D., and an extensive Q&A section, a 21-Healthy Habit Building Plan, plus the complete Turbulence Training workouts for beginner, intermediate and advanced level individuals.

All users will benefit from the Turbulence Training MP3 audio where Craig goes over the program, plus you can find every single exercise explained in detail, complete with photos.

Okay, so bottom line. Turbulence Training is NOT….

  • Long, slow cardio workouts
  • A machine-based exercise circuit
  • A bodybuilding program to gain bulk
  • A workout with lots of time-wasting isolation exercises
  • A restrictive eating plan

Turbulence Training provides NONE of the above.

On the other hand, Turbulence Training is perfect for busy men and women who want to burn fat in the comfort of their own homes without spending a lot of money on equipment or space on exercise machines. Oh, and you’ll actually have fun and you won’t “dread” these workouts – heck, they will be over before you know it!

If you’re in the slightest bit curious, I recommend you look closely at Craig’s program. I was very impressed with all of the Turbulence Training workouts, the bonuses, the guarantee, and Craig’s expertise. For the money, it’s the best deal in the fitness and fat loss industry – so much better than diet pills! And remember…

Craig Ballantyne’s Turbulence Training is backed by a 8-week money back guarantee. And this is a real guarantee… if you are not completely satisfied, you will receive your money back, no “ifs,” “ands,” or “buts.” So you really have nothing to lose.

In summary, I highly recommend Craig Ballantyne’s fat loss workouts, Turbulence Training, for any bust man or woman looking to lose fat, increase muscle strength and tone, and increase their self confidence right from the comfort of their own home in minimal time.

I have been using Turbulence Training for 4 weeks and have lost 4 lbs, and an entire inch around my waist!

It may not be as much weight loss as you can lose with another commercial diet plan, but by doing the turbulence training workouts, I am confident I will keep the fat off and am not losing any muscle during my weight loss – after all, muscle is the only thing keeping my metabolism fired up! Can’t afford to lose it!

Also, toned muscle flat out makes us look better!

So, because I have been using this fat loss program and have had very positive results while using it, I can confidently assure you that it works if you commit to doing the workouts and therefore, Turbulence Training is Ultimate Home Workout approved!

Your Coach,

Susan Campbell, MS, CSCS

P.S. You can grab your copy of Turbulence training, including the beginner, intermediate, advanced, and original Turbulence Training workouts, and all the free bonuses (nutrition guide, quick start audio MP3, contract with yourself, and exercise library) by clicking here —> Turbulence Training.

P.P.S. Don’t waste another minute doing exercises that don’t work and take up too much time. Join me while I do Turbulence Training and get started now by going here: www.Turbulence Training.com.

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1 Jacelyn Newberry October 4, 2010 at 11:40 pm

HAHAHA. I love this post. People are usually searching for the easy way out. If you would like to lose weight you need to get off your butt and get your body moving.

2 susan October 5, 2010 at 11:09 am

Hi Jacelyn,

Thanks for the message. I agree, the magic fat loss pill is on the top of everyone’s mind, and if they just stopped searching for the magic get skinny quick scheme they might figure out how to actually meet their fitness and weight loss goals.


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