Want to Dance with TLC’s Chilli (and Burn Serious Calories)? Now You Can!

01/19/2016 at 09:34 AM ET

ChilliPaul A. Hebert/Press Line Photos/Corbis

There’s nothing chill about Rozanda “Chilli” Thomas’ approach to fitness – you’ll rarely see her miss a workout!

“I think people should work out every single day,” the singer, 44, tells PEOPLE. “A day that you have a ‘day off,’ you can do something light like yoga, that’s a good stretch and cool down. I try to work out every day.”

Chilli’s go-to workouts are Beachbody’s 21 Day Fix, FOCUS T25, P90X3 and The Master’s Hammer and Chisel.

“I do all of the Beachbody [workouts],” says Chilli. “It’s fun to me because I don’t like to go to the gym.”

After being a fan of the Beachbody workouts for years, the TLC member partnered with the at-home fitness and nutrition brand and trainer Shaun T for their new CIZE dance exercise program – available online – and created the song “Body” especially to go along with the workout.


“I was really happy to be a part of this,” she says. “The track has encouraging words, like, ‘Anything you want, anything you need, you gotta work for it,’ which is true. So you have those lyrics going on in your head, and you’re just enjoying the beat and doing the dance – it will just make you push yourself.”

And don’t worry if you’re not as talented of a dancer as Chilli (because most of us are not) – people of all levels can do her workout.

“It’s not about making people feel intimidated, because if they feel like that, they’re not going to do it,” she says. “It’s fun and it’s pretty easy. By the time you get to the end you feel comfortable with it, and you just kind of get into it.”

Gabrielle Olya, @GabyOlya

FILED UNDER: Fitness , Health , Stars & Chefs

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debbie on

Where is the music all her fans invested in …she has time for this crap but no new cd….if that music doesnt drop soon TLC loses a fan!

Tiffany on

Geez! If she can do those Beachbody workouts she’s in GREAT shape. I’ve tried the Insanity workouts (Shaun T), P90X (Tony Horton) and they are killers! More power to her…

Qiz on

It looks like a good working out program! Nice that she created this moving program easy to follow.

Shanice on

@Debbie She has time for both! She addressed the TLC album in other interviews promoting this workout. You complain because it’s taking too long and I’m sure you’d complain even more if they threw a whack, rushed album out. It’s a catch-22! As long as I can remember, TLC has always taken quite a bit of time to record and release their albums. This one is no different!

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