P90X-Insanity Hybrid: Limbo


Today was to be the beginning of week 11 of this hybrid round. Accordingly, I popped the Chest & Back DVD into my player and hit “play.”

Unfortunately, very early in the routine I came to realize that I really ripped the hell out of my abs with yesterday’s little experiment with my neighbor’s ab wheel thing.

This condition fully revealed itself as I attempted pull ups. I’ve never felt it in my abs doing pull ups, but boy I sure did today. I could do the push ups, but the pull ups just weren’t going to happen. So I just stopped the workout. I need to pause for a while and let this settle a bit.

Later in the day, I googled “Ab wheel technique” and discovered that you’re supposed to do this on your knees when first attempting. That little tidbit sure woulda been nice to know yesterday. But even though I’m slightly annoyed at myself for diving headfirst into an uninformed pool of ignorance, I can appreciate how that ab wheel thing, properly used, could produce big results.

And so, my devoted readership, I’m taking a recovery break. But I will be back!

Advertisements
This entry was posted in P90X-Insanity Hybrid, Round 2 and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to P90X-Insanity Hybrid: Limbo

  1. Pingback: P90X-Insanity Hybrid, Day 71: Chest & Back; ARX | Bodamer Blog

Share your thoughts

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s