Category Archives: Round 1

My P90X Review


On April 22, 2011, I completed my 90 day odyssey with Beachbody, LLC’s P90X home fitness regimen. In this post I will document my motivations, impressions, results and advice for those who might be interested in pursuing improved health and … Continue reading

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P90X Postscript: Plyometric Snowshoeing


I’ve been snowshoeing before, and it’s fun.  But have you ever jogged down a mountain in snowshoes?  I just did!  It was a blast.    After working all day in Valdez, Dave and I drove up to Thompson Pass and he … Continue reading

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P90X, Day 90, Week 13: Yoga X. I did it!


I completed P90X this morning with my final session of Yoga X.  I think it’s an appropriate routine to end the 90 days.  I’ve really been feeling it this final “Recovery Week,” and ending with Yoga, gave me a great … Continue reading

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Day 89, Week 13: Core Synergistics


Yesterday, I bid a fond and bittersweet adieu to the cast of Core Synergistics: Tony “the fitness clown” Horton,  Adam “1/2% body fat” Dyer, “the lovely, gorgeous and fit as a fiddle” Dreya Weber and everyone’s favorite private detective, Pam “the Blam” Moore. This … Continue reading

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Day 88, Week 13: X Stretch


Tony Horton makes movie references throughout the P90X programs.  His favorite seems to be Forrest Gump.  But he clearly has a dark side that reveals itself with his analogies to Deliverance and The Exorcist.  Ok, I agree, Shawna from X … Continue reading

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Day 87, Week 13: Kenpo X


I don’t know what little tricks you employ to get through the Kenpo X routine.  Me, I like to pick a target. And what is that target?  Well, it’s my imaginary P90X Tony Horton Punch Clown.  I wish Beachbody would … Continue reading

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Day 86, Week 13: Core Synergistics


“This might be your favorite workout.” ~Tony Horton It most certainly is not. I’m not sure exactly why.  Maybe it’s because Core Synergistics is always scheduled during Recovery Week and my brain equates “recovery” with “easy.”  So I’m always mentally … Continue reading

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Day 85: Week 13: Yoga X


Over the weekend, I received my copy of the May edition of Downward Dog Magazine. I’m actually finding myself looking forward to the publication each month.  The yoga tips, humorous anecdotes, helpful recipies and nutrition guidelines are a great complement … Continue reading

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Day 84: Rest, Rain & Writing


I skipped Rest Day, so now I’m back on schedule. To enjoy these classics you must hit “play” and “watch on YouTube.”

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Day 83, Week 12: Kenpo X


The day started with three sets of doubles tennis. My partner and I finally won a match and it required winning a third set tiebreak.  I believe the score was 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (7-2).  It turned out to be beautiful weather … Continue reading

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