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Round 6, P90X-2, Days 50-56: Calories In > Calories Out


The body learns to do what you ask it to do. All this past week I’ve joined my fellow Americans in that great tradition of consuming more calories than it is possible to expend without training for the Olympics. Roast … Continue reading

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Round 6, P90X-2, Days 40-42: Yoga, Pull-Ups Galore & Rest


With the completion of today’s Base + Back/ Ab Ripper combo and tomorrow’s rest day, I’m now done with my third week of this “Strength” phase. Yoga yesterday went very well. I continue to  do those very ugly wheel moves. … Continue reading

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Round 6, P90X-2, Days 29-30: One-Third of the Way There, Wherever “There” Is…


As I was preparing this post, I noticed I’m at the 30 day mark on this 90 day Round 6 effort. So, it’s officially a “milestone.” I’ll take it. I need the boost as I’m tired today. Why so tired? … Continue reading

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Round 6, P90X-2, Days 22-28: Phase 2, Week 1


This past week, I entered into Phase 2–Strength. In this phase, I’m supposed to build upon the Foundation laid in Phase 1. The week and the routines went well. For the most part, I was able to maintain reps and … Continue reading

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Round 6, P90X-2, Days 18-21: Total Body/Ab Ripper, Yoga, Balance & Power, & Backpacking


Last week I completed the “Foundation Phase” on schedule. And I spent the weekend backpacking just over the border in the vicinity of Tate City, NC (pop: 32 +/-). We did what amounted to about 10 miles total, including the … Continue reading

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Round 6, P90X-2, Days 11-14: Total Body/Ab Ripper, Yoga, Balance & Power, Tennis & Rest


I’ve finished up week 2 of my “foundation” phase. So far, everything’s going pretty well. That means I’ll be sticking with my original plan to spend 3 weeks in this phase. As I write this, though, I find myself a day … Continue reading

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Round 6, P90X-2, Days 3-5: Rest, Total Body/Ab Ripper, Yoga & Tennis


So far, my singles tennis season is going just great. I have three wins and no losses. I realize that I’m jinxing myself with this statement. But there it is. Moving forward has been rewarding. I need to focus on … Continue reading

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Round 5, P90X-2, Day 55: Base + Back & X2 Ab Ripper


Everybody’s got a plan… until they get hit. ~Tony Horton quoting Mike Tyson My plan today was to focus on pull ups. P90X-2 has been good for me with respect to pull ups because 1) I had the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Round 5, P90X-2, Days 50 – 53: Phase 2, Week 4


I once again find myself catching up with my workout posts. But it was more important to get the Franconia Ridge hike description up. Anyway, I’m now in the 4th week of phase 2 of this P90X2 round. The routines … Continue reading

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Round 5, P90X-2, Days 48 & 49: Base + Back / Ab Ripper & Rest


Last Friday, before heading up to Boston, I snuck in Base + Back and X2 Ab Ripper. I took it easy on the squats and lunges as an 8.8 mile hike of the Franconia Ridge Loop was in our sights … Continue reading

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