Category Archives: Round 2

My P90X-Insanity Hybrid Review & Results


In January 2011, I began a journey seeking to improve my fitness. I opted to try P90X as the means towards the ends and I established this blog to help me stay on course. I completed my first round of … Continue reading

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P90X-Insanity Hybrid, Day 90: Cardio X


Milestone: Yesterday I completed my second 90 day block of P90X coupled with Insanity (aka: the Hybrid). It took 109 days to complete, which isn’t bad considering I had an 11 day vacation during that time. I’ll tally up my … Continue reading

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P90X-Insanity Hybrid, Day 89: Core Synergistics


Goodbye Core Synergistics. I’m so happy to be done with you, my least favorite of all the routines! No more Bow-to-Bananas, Superman-Bananas, and other carpet pile eating indignities for another month or so. This Hybrid journey has been an adventure … Continue reading

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P90X-Insanity Hybrid, Day 88: Pure Cardio & Abs


When I saw the 38 minute duration of today’s Pure Cardio routine, I deluded myself into thinking that this would be a relative cakewalk after all the Max Insanity sessions I’ve endured. Sure, I had out-of-body experiences and temporary loss … Continue reading

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P90X-Insanity Hybrid, Day 87: Yoga X


Yoga today. Last vinyasa of this Hybrid round. Whenever I’m in shoulder stand, feet together, the background music always makes me think of Within You and Without You. So, speaking of George Harrison, are you planning to watch the upcoming … Continue reading

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P90X-Insanity Hybrid, Day 86: Cardio & Max Recovery


I opted to do Max Recovery today since I did Cardio Recovery during my last recovery week. The video starts out at a very leisurely pace as Shaun T lulls you into the delusion that this will be a nice, … Continue reading

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P90X-Insanity Hybrid, Day 85: Core Cardio & Balance


It’s been a while since I last had the opportunity to perform the Core Cardio & Balance routine. Now that I’ve been doing the “Max” Insanity sessions, it’s a welcome relief to see the duration at the beginning of these recovery … Continue reading

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P90X-Insanity Hybrid, Day 83: Legs & Back; ARX


Yesterday brought my final session of Legs & Back for this Round 2 Hybrid. I was feeling pretty good going in to it and was curious as to whether my pull up progress would continue or hold. The faithful reader will … Continue reading

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P90X-Insanity Hybrid, Day 84: Rest or Hiking


Slightly out of sequence, I took a rest day on Saturday and hiked up, over and around Blood Mountain, beginning and ending at Neels Gap. At Neels Gap is the Mountain Crossings store, aka Walasi-Yi. Interesting tidbit, courtesy of Wikipedia: The Walasi-Yi Interpretive … Continue reading

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P90X-Insanity Hybrid, Day 82: Max Interval Circuit


Skipped my workout yesterday as the day was devoted to dropping my son of at Georgia Tech to begin his college career. He was very excited about it, which is good. As a parent, it’s a bit weird, to say … Continue reading

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