Category Archives: Round 9

Round 9, Insanity: Done.


Now that I’ve completed a stand-alone round of Insanity, I can report that it’s possible to complete the regimen and not lose weight. You just need to ensure there is no self denial going on during the 60ish day long … Continue reading

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Round 9, Insanity: Days 57-60, I Played Tennis.


Or a more apt description might be: I spent some time on a tennis court. This past weekend I had the opportunity to play a mixed doubles tennis match and I took it. My tennis elbow still isn’t 100% gone, … Continue reading

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Round 9, Insanity: Days 50-56, I Can See the Light!


Now that I’ve completed my next to last week of Insanity, I can see the light at the end of the tunnel. It’s funny, because sometimes I can’t even see a given workout ending. But here I am, near the … Continue reading

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Round 9, Insanity: Days 43-49, I’m a Little More Fitter


Now that I’ve completed the second week of the Insanity “Max” routines, I can report that I am consistently getting better. With only two more weeks to go in this round, I’m optimistic that I’ll finish with good results and … Continue reading

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Round 9, Insanity: Days 36-42, It’s a Little More Higher


This week I had the opportunity to stop holding back. With the beginning of the Insanity “Max” workouts everything, in the immortal words of Shaun T, gets a little more higher. So I did all my cardio and plyo workouts, … Continue reading

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Round 9, Insanity: Days 30-35, Half Way.


Milestone: Half way done with this round of Insanity. I continued through this recovery week with the Insanity Core Cardio and Balance routine. Interestingly, as the week progressed, the 40 minutes went by with less and less effort. If I … Continue reading

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Round 9, Insanity: Days 22-29, Recovery Week


I got through the Thanksgiving holiday and the subsequent week in fits and starts with respect to exercising. The food and drink was very good. But, despite the inconsistencies, the final week of Insanity Phase 1 went pretty well. And … Continue reading

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Hiking the Grand Canyon: South Kaibab/Tonto/Bright Angel Loop


Eileen and I just got back from a brief hiking vacation at the Grand Canyon. We stayed at El Tovar, that historic lodge perched on the edge of the South Rim, every night except the one where we camped half … Continue reading

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Round 9, Insanity: Days 19-21, Back in the Saddle


I’m back from my brief hiking vacation at the Grand Canyon. Prior to going, I took a few days off to give my knees a break. And, likewise, upon returning, I took some additional time to recover from the actual … Continue reading

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Round 9, Insanity: Days 17-18, Albert T is Gettin’ Really Nervous about this Workout


Before heading off to another weekend of camping with my Boy Scout troop, I completed the Pure Cardio and Cardio Recovery workouts. I also, dutifully did my Tai Cheng Neural Reboot 4 and the 18 move Tai Chi sequence. But … Continue reading

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