Tag Archives: Chest + Back + Balance

Round 7: P90X / X2 Hybrid, Days 57 – 61: Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)


Yesterday was another milestone, in two senses: 1) it was day 60, so it marks 2/3 completion of this round, and 2) I lost my first singles match of the Spring season. The match went 3 sets. But my tennis elbow … Continue reading

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Round 7: P90X / X2 Hybrid, Days 10 – 16: The Return of Legs & Back


This past week really got away from me, blog-wise. I did keep up with this hybrid routine, though. Of note, last Friday I did the P90X Legs and Back routine. This is another routine that I hadn’t done since last … Continue reading

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Round 7: P90X / X2 Hybrid, Day 1: Chest + Back + Balance


I started again yesterday. A new year, a new round. After taking three weeks off between rounds, it was with some trepidation that I inserted the Chest + Back + Balance DVD into the player. From past experience, I knew that the … Continue reading

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Round 6, P90X-2, Days 61-66: Feeling the Burn. AT Unicoi to Poplar Stamp.


This past weekend, a small group of adult Scout leaders in my Troop headed out for an overnight trek on the Appalachian Trail. The hike: Unicoi Gap, GA, south 8 miles on the AT to Poplar Stamp Gap. Map. The … Continue reading

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Round 6, P90X-2, Days 57-60: It’s a Shoulders and Arms Party


As I was completing the Shoulders & Arms routine yesterday, I had the opportunity to hear Tony Horton exclaim yet again: It’s a Shoulders and Arms Party! This is my fifth week of Shoulders and Arms this round. I’ve kept … Continue reading

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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 36-39: Yes, I’m Still Doing that P90X Stuff


Not to worry. Throughout my mourning period, I pressed on with this routine. However, travel, tennis and backpacking, together have placed me about a week behind schedule. I think I may declare these various activities as a recovery week, since … 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 5, P90X-2, Days 56 – 59: Recovery, Romney & Ryan


With today’s announcement of Romney picking Wisconsin Representative/House Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan as his Vice Presidential running mate, the Republican ticket now has two people who understand math. I’m honestly shocked that Mitt Romney had the guts to go with Ryan. … Continue reading

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