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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 4 Hybrid, Days 82-84: Kenpo X, Rest, Tennis, Legs & Back & ARX


I’ve finished week 12 and my final resistance week of this round. I continue to make heavy modifications to my schedule to accommodate my knee. But I did play tennis on Saturday. I used the knee IT strap and played … Continue reading

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Round 4 Hybrid, Days 74-77: Rest, Kenpo X, Hiking, Rest & Yoga


The name of the game for me in the final weeks of this round is: modify. I’m not playing any tennis at the moment, and I’m replacing every plyometric move with something else. Here’s the rundown: After Shoulders and Arms, … Continue reading

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Round 4 Hybrid, Day 67: Max Interval Circuit


Yoga was on tap for today, but I decided to defer it until later in the week to benefit my tennis schedule. Besides, I felt like sweating my way through Max Interval Circuit would help purge the achiness of yesterday’s … Continue reading

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Round 4 Hybrid, Day 61 Redux


Yesterday, I was able to successfully complete Max Interval Circuit.  Because I was hyper-focused on the status of my knee at all times in the workout,  I avoided the deep, plunging move of the Pedal/Power Lunges and only dropped half way.  As … Continue reading

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Round 4 Hybrid: Knee Rehab Protocol


So after a bit of research, I’ve decided the knee issue is: Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome. Sometimes referred to as “runner’s knee.” It has many suspected causes, but overuse and stress from high-impact activities (Insanity) and playing tennis on multiple surfaces (my … Continue reading

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Round 4 Hybrid, Day 60 & (part of) 61


Errrr… I had to stop today’s Max Interval Circuit at 20 minutes in due to the sudden onset of a stabbing pain behind my left kneecap. It only hurts when I bend it. Further exercise became immediately impossible. What’s the … Continue reading

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