XB Sweat and Sculpt Beachbody Review

    XB Sweat and Sculpt is a fun dance and sculpting workout from Andrea Rodgers. It’s a 3-week program that’ll have you feeling lean, toned, and strong. If you’re wanting to move your body and have fun while you’re doing it, this program is for you.

    To be honest I haven’t completed this program yet. But I have tried the sample workout to see what it’s like. Though dance workouts aren’t my favorite I’m still going to try the program out. It’s only three weeks long, so I think I can stick with it.

    What is XB Sweat + Sculpt?

    The Sweat portion of XB Sweat and Sculpt alternates between cardio and sculpting intervals. The cardio-dance intervals are fun and have low-impact moves.

    These moves get your heart rate up and keep you moving. For the sculpting intervals, you’ll focus on slower, more controlled muscle-defining exercises.

    The Sculpt workouts focus on your upper, lower, or total body. You’ll do challenging moves that target specific muscle groups to help you strengthen from head to toe.

    After each Sculpt session, you’ll end with a 5-10 minute core circuit to help you define your abs and obliques.

    review of XB sweat and sculpt and image of Andrea Rodgers

    How to get started with XB Sweat and Sculpt

    To get started with XB Sweat and Sculpt you’ll have to have access to Beachbody on Demand. The best way to get access is to grab one of the Total Solutions Packs. With a total solutions pack, you’ll get an annual membership to Beachbody on Demand. Along with VIP access to XB Sweat and Sculpt and the program accessories.

    XB Sweat + Sculpt Total Solutions Pack

    • A 30-day supply of Shakeology
    • Shakeology Shaker Cup
    • First 30 days of BODi access
    • VIP Early Access to stream XB Sweat + Sculpt
    • Get Started Guide + Workout Calendar (printed & digital)
    • 2 lb. Ankle Weights
    • Quick Start Nutrition Guide
    • 2B Mindset and Portion Fix digital eating plans

    If you’re already a member of Beachbody get VIP access to the program before it’s released to the BOD library.

    Tips for Success in XB Sweat and Sculpt

    • Let go of perfection
    • Don’t quit
    • Follow a nutrition plan
    • Find accountability

    Let Go of Perfection

    I don’t know about you but I have two left feet when it comes to dancing. I feel awkward doing dance programs and usually avoid these types of workouts at all costs. One reason why I avoid dance programs is that I feel like I’m doing the moves wrong so I give up, hello perfectionism.

    But I have come to realize that I am the only one in my garage doing these dance moves. Once I realized that I started having fun and not caring how goofy I looked. So if you aren’t sure about this program because you are a perfectionist like myself, stop worrying. As long as you’re moving you will get in a good workout.

    Don’t Quit

    If you have been working out for a while you may feel like this program is not challenging enough for you. But stick with it. I’m told it gets more challenging as it progresses.

    Follow a nutrition plan

    I always say this when I’m writing a review but it’s the truth! No matter how much exercise you do, you will not see the results you are looking for unless you are making good choices.

    You have the option to follow a Beachbody nutrition plan like Portion Fix or 2B Mindset. But if these programs don’t work for you pick one that does. A nutrition plan I’m fond of is Whole30.

    Find Accountability

    Having an accountability partner can help you stay focused and consistent with your plan. They can help you stay on track by helping you set realistic goals, creating a plan for reaching those goals, and encouraging you to stick to it.

    Having someone to stay accountable to can be a tremendous help when you’re on a health journey. When you sign up for a Beachbody membership you’ll get access to my ongoing accountability group. We are a group of women who support and encourage each other while keeping ourselves accountable to our goals:)

    Andrea Rodgers and cast of Beachbody's XB Sweat and Sculpt

    Common Questions/FAQ About XB Sweat + Sculpt

    What equipment do I need to do XB Sweat + Sculpt?

    Minimal equipment is needed for the program. All you’ll need is 1-3 lb. ankle weights and Resistance Loops.

    ankle weight and power loops

    Does XB Sweat and Sculpt have a nutrition program?

    If you purchase a Total Solutions Pack you’ll get access to two nutrition programs:

    Portion Fix, created by fitness and nutrition expert Autumn Calabrese, uses color-coded containers to create balanced and filling meals.

    portion fix containers

    You won’t have to count calories or cut out food groups. Portion Fix helps you to enjoy healthy and delicious foods while never feeling deprived. 

    Here’s a post going more in-depth about Portion Fix.

    Created by Ilana Muhlstein, 2B Mindset is designed to help you have a healthy relationship with food.

    2B Mindset package image

    You won’t feel deprived while following this nutrition plan. And you’ll enjoy satisfying meals that make reaching your goals a positive experience.

    Find out more about 2b Mindset.

    Who is Andrea Rogers?

    Beachbody’s newest super trainer is Andrea Rogers. She is a Pilates instructor, former professional dancer, and mother of two based in Dallas, Texas. She created Xtend Barre to combine her two passions — movement and teaching.

    Andrea Rodgers creator of XB Sweat and Sculpt

    In addition to her international barre brand, Andrea also created Xtend Barre programs now available on Beachbody on Demand, including Xtend Barre, XB Pilates, and Xtend Barre Express.

    What happens after XB Sweat and Sculpt?

    Andrea has two other programs, Xtend Barre and XB Pilates. Both of these programs are available in the Beachbody on Demand library. If you fell in love with Andrea’s upbeat personality and her training style definitely check out her other two programs.

    If you liked using the loops and the shorter program you can check out Job 1. It’s only 20 minutes a day, 5 days a week for 4 weeks.

    What are the XB Sweat + Sculpt workouts like?

    You’ll alternate between high-energy Sweat workouts and Sculpt workouts. The Sweat workouts are a fun mix of cardio-dance and sculpting intervals. The Sculpt workouts targeted moves to help you build toned, lean muscles and strengthen your whole body.

    XB Sweat + Sculpt Program Overview:

    • Workouts that are only 30 minutes a day,
    • 5 days a week
    • 15 Real-Time Workouts
    • 5 bonus Express Workouts for days you’re short on time
    • Cardio-dance tutorial (Sweat 101).

    XB Sweat + Sculpt Results

    I will be adding my results when I finish the program:)

    The Last Thing You Need to Know about XB Sweat and Sculpt

    I am not a fan of cardio workouts. If I could strength train every day I would be so happy. But I know cardio is good for you. Though I haven’t done the program yet, XB Sweat and Sculpt is appealing because you get your cardio workout done with dance moves instead of burpees.

    When I tried the sample workout I felt silly dancing around. But I realized no one was watching me, so who cared what I looked like! When I stopped caring about how I looked I was able to make sure I kept moving to keep my heart rate up and burn calories.

    I hope you found this review of Beachbody’s XB Sweat and Sculpt helpful! If you’re ready to get your groove on sign up for a free trial of Beachbody.

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