Tag Archives: P90X2

Round 15: A New Hope


My last attempt at this hybrid ended first by adjusting the schedule, then by acknowledging that I needed to quit to allow for my hamstring to heal. Now, months later and five pounds heavier, I’m still not 100% but there’s no … Continue reading

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Round 14: A New Hybrid


Before my kettlebell infatuation was consummated, I went through the effort to create a 90 day, P90X2 / X3 Hybrid. I enjoyed and benefited from both those programs in the past, so I wanted to continue to reap those rewards, … Continue reading

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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 7: P90X / X2 Hybrid, Days 73 – 76: Pollen Count 8024 and Hallowed Ground


After our rather cold, wet onset to Spring, this week’s warming trend has caused the regions flora to burst to live all at once. The result: clouds of pollen. Yesterday’s count was 8024. What does that count mean in one’s … 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 62 – 66: Into Week 10


Like most men, it turns out, I have a low pain threshold. I broke down and went to visit my doctor to whine about my tennis elbow. “What did you do to it?” the doctor asked. As if to imply … Continue reading

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Round 7: P90X / X2 Hybrid, Days 57 – 61: Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)


Yesterday was another milestone, in two senses: 1) it was day 60, so it marks 2/3 completion of this round, and 2) I lost my first singles match of the Spring season. The match went 3 sets. But my tennis elbow … 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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Round 7: P90X / X2 Hybrid, Days 43 & 44: Hey, Just Wait a Darn Second…


Ugh. Sorry. I was so consumed with spewing my prior hate-infused post that I completely forgot to share my “revelation o’ the week” with you, my loyal readership. As you are completely aware from this blog post’s title and my … Continue reading

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