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Round 7: P90X / X2 Hybrid, Days 88 – 90: And on the 91st Day, He Rested.


For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain muscles and fitness, and lose the ability to play tennis? ~from the Gnostic Gospels I’ve been dwelling on this thought for the past couple of weeks. I’ve now completed my seventh … Continue reading

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Round 7: P90X / X2 Hybrid, Days 82 – 85: VooDoo Medicine


I’m now into my final week of this 90 day effort. Frustrated with my lack of healing progress, I scheduled an appointment with a chiropractor/acupuncturist in advance of my 30 follow-up with the ortho doctor. So today began with a trip … Continue reading

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Round 6, P90X-2, Days 88-90: Done


Well, I made it through another round. That’s 6 rounds x 90 days/round = 540 days. I am now taking a well-deserved break to recover a bit before starting again. And what will I be doing in the New Year? … Continue reading

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Round 6, P90X-2, Days 82-87: Uncle!


Please, just take the food away. It’s all just too much. It’s not that it isn’t all very, very good. It’s too good, in fact. The problem is my poor body isn’t up to the task of digesting it all. … Continue reading

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Round 6, P90X-2, Days 75-81: Dude…


As a public service, I am providing still more insights into the esoterica of P90X2. One of the benefits of doing the same routines over and over (and over) again is that I can recite the script along with the … Continue reading

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Round 6, P90X-2, Days 71-74: Wrong Again!


Well, as it turns out, my celebrations about not needing to do any more pull ups for the remainder of the year were premature. The mind is an amazing thing. It just tosses away bad memories. And, apparently, the towel … Continue reading

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Round 5, P90X-2, Days 82 – 84: Post P.A.P.


Well, I’ve completed my final “Performance” week of P90X-2. And now, it is the student who has become the master. All that remains is six days of yoga and foam rolling. This coincides well with the beginning of the ALTA … Continue reading

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Round 5, P90X-2, Days 78 & 79: P.A.P. Lower & Upper


With today’s P.A.P. Upper session, I realized there is still yet another movie reference for us to relish. During the introductions, when Tony moves from cast member to cast member shaking hands, greeting each with “Doctor,” “Doctor,” “Doctor,” I knew … Continue reading

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Round 5, P90X-2, Days 75 – 77: P.A.P. Lower, Upper & Recovery & Mobility


In the first complex of P.A.P. Lower, while doing the third iteration of  “Tony’s Triangles,” Tony Horton makes yet another movie reference. And this time, it’s not Forrest Gump, the Exorcist, or Deliverance. No, this time it’s a movie from this … Continue reading

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Round 5, P90X-2, Day 71: My Step Up Convicts Haiku


rising falling breathing wanting dewy spring

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