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My P90X Review


On April 22, 2011, I completed my 90 day odyssey with Beachbody, LLC’s P90X home fitness regimen. In this post I will document my motivations, impressions, results and advice for those who might be interested in pursuing improved health and … Continue reading

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Day 65, Week 10: Plyometrics


While working through the Plyometrics DVD yesterday morning, I noticed the sound kept fluctuating: loud, soft, loud, soft.  I wonder if this is a defect in my DVD or it reflects the amount of oxygen reaching my brain at any … Continue reading

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Day 62, Week 9: Kenpo X–Never Give Up, Never Surrender


My day began with failure. It was a good idea, on paper: amp up your morning protein intake by adding a scoop of GNC Pro Performance Wheybolic Extreme 60 to your Quaker Oatmeal.  Method 1: Put oatmeal in bowl, add 1 … Continue reading

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Milestone: Day 60, Week 9: Yoga X


It’s Day 60. 2/3 done with P90X!  It’s hard to believe that just about a couple of weeks ago, I was feeling a bit “out there” in the P90X wilderness: half way in and just as much to go. Now that … Continue reading

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Day 58, Week 9: Plyometrics


As of yesterday, I’ve entered PHASE 3 of P90X.  I forgot to mention it because I think of Day 60 as Phase 3.  So forgive me if I hold off on the fireworks until then. Now that I’m anal-rententively tabulating … Continue reading

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Day 57, Week 9: Chest & Back; ARX


Tip of the Day: When securing your resistance bands to the top of a door with a door anchor, make certain the door is fully closed, and that the door latch is fully engaged. Since today marked the return to … Continue reading

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Day 56, Week 8: Rest, Tennis & Pie


Yesterday was Rest Day and the end of Week 8.  I played in a very competitive doubles tennis match, which (trend alert) we lost 4-6, 6-7 (tiebreak).  It was a beautiful day and I was feeling good.  I was also … Continue reading

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Day 55, Week 8: Yoga X


Well, the April issue of Downward Dog Magazine arrived in the mail today. The wind has left my sails.  I see now that I have NO CHANCE of ever making the cover of this periodical. I fear my heels will … Continue reading

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Day 54, Week 8: Core Synergistics & Diet


After yesterday’s back of the envelope calculations relating to caloric intake vs. burn, I decided to make the effort to get a better grasp of my nutrition situation.  I opted to take advantage of a nice nutrition tracking tool, available … Continue reading

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