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Round 7: P90X / X2 Hybrid, Days 67 – 72: With Week 11 Comes Spring


Spring has finally appeared to make its way down to the greater Atlanta area. Redbud and cherry trees are in full bloom. And, yes, tree pollen is beginning to waft through the breeze. Before the weather broke, it was cold … Continue reading

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Round 7: P90X / X2 Hybrid, Days 43 & 44: Hey, Just Wait a Darn Second…


Ugh. Sorry. I was so consumed with spewing my prior hate-infused post that I completely forgot to share my “revelation o’ the week” with you, my loyal readership. As you are completely aware from this blog post’s title and my … Continue reading

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Round 7: P90X / X2 Hybrid, Days 29 – 33: Week 5 & a Fast Hike


I’m almost done with week 5 now. And a milestone: one-third done with this round already. Time flies. With this week, I had the opportunity to do another P90X routine I hadn’t attempted for about 10 months–specifically, Chest, Shoulders & … Continue reading

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Round 7: P90X / X2 Hybrid, Days 6 – 9: Base + Back, Rest, Chest & Back, Plyocide & Ab Ripping


Even though it’s been almost a year since I last performed the P90X Chest & Back routine, I found myself moving through the warm up sequence, remembering each move without prompting. Yet I had forgotten how this routine completely breaks … Continue reading

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Round 4 Hybrid: I’m Back (mostly)


Happy 50th Birthday to my lovely wife, Eileen! She (and I) are enjoying the best present of all: our son is home for Spring Break! Yesterday, I decided to give Cardio X a shot and with it finish up my … Continue reading

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Round 4 Hybrid: Days 12-16


So once again I have grown somewhat lazy about posting my daily exploits. Apologies to my committed fan base. While I’ve been lacking in the blogging department, I have been keeping up with my schedule. I even skipped my precious rest … Continue reading

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Round 4 Hybrid, Days 6, 7, 8 and a Milestone


A Milestone: One year ago today, I popped in my first P90X DVD, Chest & Back, and began a journey into the unknown. Now, 278 blog posts later, I’m on my fourth round of P90X and am enjoying the benefits of … Continue reading

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Round 4 Hybrid, Day 1: Chest & Back, Ab Ripper X


Well, I began my fourth round of P90X today. Having done this three times before, I can now confidently assert that starting over never gets easier. My results were much lower than where I left off almost a month ago, … Continue reading

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Round 3 Hybrid, Day 71: Chest & Back; ARX


Sunday began week 11 and the push up pull up fest that is Chest & Back. Again, I opted to replace wide front pull ups with standard pull ups. Since these are easier than wide front pull ups, my counts were artificially … Continue reading

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Round 3 Hybrid, Day 57: Chest & Back; ARX


On Sunday, I began week 9 of this Round 3 hybrid. And boy did I work. After the recovery week, I was pleased to find that when I started out the Chest & Back routine, I was feeling strong. Usually, … Continue reading

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