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Maximal Recovery


I just completed Insanity Day 53: Max Recovery. It went better than last week. Sometime during those slow push ups, I tweaked my back. Since then, I’ve been vacillating between almost all better and d’oh, it’s back. To deal with … 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 88 & 89: Cardio Recovery & Max Recovery


I must say it’s so nice to finish up this final week with these low-key routines. Don’t get me wrong, Max Recovery is no walk in the park. The military push ups are hard and the plie sequence is a … Continue reading

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Round 4 Hybrid, Days 86 & 87: Max Recovery & Yoga X


Last Vinyasa of this round! Yoga today went well. I attribute this entirely to the anti-inflammatory meds my doctor prescribed. Some people complain how the final week of P90X is a Recovery week. Me, I like it. It’s a good transition … Continue reading

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Round 4 Hybrid, Days 53 & 54: Using Insanity to Beat this Cold


I must say, this head cold is really losing it’s novelty. Since it snuck in, I’ve been keeping up with my recovery week exercises. And I really thought that doing yesterday’s Pure Cardio workout would create an environment inside my … Continue reading

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Round 4 Hybrid, Days 26-27


With today’s Cardio X, I completed my recovery week. I always appreciate recovery weeks. And I can report that I’m feeling pretty recovered after this week’s reduced effort. So, four weeks into my second round in possession of a heart … Continue reading

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Round 3 Hybrid, Days 88-90: Pure Cardio & Abs, Max Recovery, Cardio X & DONE! FINISHED!


Milestone: With the completion of today’s Cardio X session, I am now done with my third round of P90X & Insanity! Three 90 day rounds in one year. That was hard. The hardest part is, of course, the mental aspect. … Continue reading

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Round 3 Hybrid, Days 54-56: Max Recovery, Cardio X & Rest


I finished off my recovery week on Saturday by actually RESTING. That’s right, I didn’t do any exercises, go hiking, backpacking or play tennis. I DID watch Georgia Tech win that football game, tho. Max Recovery went better than in … Continue reading

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