Category Archives: Round 4

Round 4 Hybrid: Results


On May 5th I completed my fourth round of P90X and Insanity. My first round started in January 2011 and was straight P90X Classic. My second, third and fourth rounds have blended the Insanity workout regimen into the P90X schedule to amp up the … Continue reading

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Round 4 Hybrid, Day 90: Cardio X & I’m Done!


Well, I did it! I just completed my fourth round of P90X and Insanity. It took some modification to deal with my knee injury and allowing myself 110 days to complete due to sickness and the knee. But it’s done. … Continue reading

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Round 4 Hybrid, Days 88 & 89: Cardio Recovery & Max Recovery


I must say it’s so nice to finish up this final week with these low-key routines. Don’t get me wrong, Max Recovery is no walk in the park. The military push ups are hard and the plie sequence is a … Continue reading

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Round 4 Hybrid, Days 86 & 87: Max Recovery & Yoga X


Last Vinyasa of this round! Yoga today went well. I attribute this entirely to the anti-inflammatory meds my doctor prescribed. Some people complain how the final week of P90X is a Recovery week. Me, I like it. It’s a good transition … Continue reading

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Round 4 Hybrid, Day 85: Cardio Recovery & Dr’s Appointment


Albert: Doctor, it hurts when I do this. Doctor: Don’t do that. That, in summary, was the result of my visit to the orthopedic surgeon. Several X-Rays were taken and the knees look fine. Of course, the injured knee performed … Continue reading

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Round 4 Hybrid, Days 82-84: Kenpo X, Rest, Tennis, Legs & Back & ARX


I’ve finished week 12 and my final resistance week of this round. I continue to make heavy modifications to my schedule to accommodate my knee. But I did play tennis on Saturday. I used the knee IT strap and played … Continue reading

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Round 4 Hybrid, Days 80 & 81: Back & Biceps, ARX & Yoga


I’ve completed my final Back & Biceps for this round. Since it was my last session, I really worked the pull ups. This knotted up may back pretty good, so yesterday’s Yoga session was a welcome relief. Though that whole … Continue reading

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Round 4 Hybrid, Days 78 & 79: Chest, Shoulders & Triceps, Kenpo X


I was feeling pretty good on Monday as I successfully navigated my way through both Chest, Shoulders and Triceps and Ab Ripper X. As you may recall, last week I had to abort my Ab Ripper X session because I … Continue reading

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Round 4 Hybrid, Days 74-77: Rest, Kenpo X, Hiking, Rest & Yoga


The name of the game for me in the final weeks of this round is: modify. I’m not playing any tennis at the moment, and I’m replacing every plyometric move with something else. Here’s the rundown: After Shoulders and Arms, … Continue reading

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Round 4 Hybrid, Day 73: Shoulders & Arms


Back on Tuesday, I was genuinely excited to be doing the Shoulders and Arms routine. The reason: no legs are involved. The knee was feeling it even after my moderate plyo effort the prior day. So much so, that for … Continue reading

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