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Round 7: P90X / X2 Hybrid, Days 79-81: The Quest for New Avenues of Pain


Since the onset of my tennis elbow, I have been modifying my workout regimens to avoid pain and following a rehab protocol to hopefully allow for recovery. The Spring singles tennis season now over, I have decided to give up playing over … Continue reading

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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 45 – 47: Half Way


I’m now half way through this round. A milestone. Do I look back with joy at the accomplishment? Or do I mourn the passing of those days? Should I swirl the glass in anticipation of the second half? Or should … Continue reading

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Questions


I awoke this day with trepidation and clenched my fist as I parted the blinds to peer out my window to view the world. I was gladdened by the visage before me. For, lo, the sky had not fallen. It remained in … 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 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, Day 64: Chest Shoulders & Triceps & the Return of Ab Ripper X


It started out fine. The warm-up was great. I was “lovin’ the grooviness.” But then the work began. I was able to match my results from week 7, but only with great difficulty. All the moves required more effort. If … Continue reading

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Round 4 Hybrid, Days 40-43


I finished my sixth week of this hybrid with Legs & Back. And just to prove that I gave it my all and that I lost all higher cognitive functioning capabilities, my cumulative, unassisted pull ups for the week totaled … Continue reading

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Round 4 Hybrid, Days 36 & 37


Since it was raining all day yesterday and our tennis match was a wash-out, I opted to go ahead and get started on week 6 with Chest, Shoulders & Triceps. The routine went fairly well and I was even able … Continue reading

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Round 4 Hybrid, Days 29 & 30


Milestone: 1/3 done with my 4th round! Week 5 began yesterday with Chest, Shoulders & Triceps. I managed to keep all my weights and reps the same as when I last did this routine back in December. But, man, I’m … Continue reading

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