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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 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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Round 7: P90X / X2 Hybrid, Days 29 – 33: Week 5 & a Fast Hike


I’m almost done with week 5 now. And a milestone: one-third done with this round already. Time flies. With this week, I had the opportunity to do another P90X routine I hadn’t attempted for about 10 months–specifically, Chest, Shoulders & … Continue reading

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Round 7: P90X / X2 Hybrid, Days 6 – 9: Base + Back, Rest, Chest & Back, Plyocide & Ab Ripping


Even though it’s been almost a year since I last performed the P90X Chest & Back routine, I found myself moving through the warm up sequence, remembering each move without prompting. Yet I had forgotten how this routine completely breaks … Continue reading

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Round 6, P90X-2, Days 61-66: Feeling the Burn. AT Unicoi to Poplar Stamp.


This past weekend, a small group of adult Scout leaders in my Troop headed out for an overnight trek on the Appalachian Trail. The hike: Unicoi Gap, GA, south 8 miles on the AT to Poplar Stamp Gap. Map. The … Continue reading

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Round 6, P90X-2, Days 57-60: It’s a Shoulders and Arms Party


As I was completing the Shoulders & Arms routine yesterday, I had the opportunity to hear Tony Horton exclaim yet again: It’s a Shoulders and Arms Party! This is my fifth week of Shoulders and Arms this round. I’ve kept … Continue reading

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Round 6, P90X-2, Days 50-56: Calories In > Calories Out


The body learns to do what you ask it to do. All this past week I’ve joined my fellow Americans in that great tradition of consuming more calories than it is possible to expend without training for the Olympics. Roast … Continue reading

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Round 6, P90X-2, Days 36-39: Yes, I’m Still Doing that P90X Stuff


Not to worry. Throughout my mourning period, I pressed on with this routine. However, travel, tennis and backpacking, together have placed me about a week behind schedule. I think I may declare these various activities as a recovery week, since … Continue reading

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Round 6, P90X-2, Days 29-30: One-Third of the Way There, Wherever “There” Is…


As I was preparing this post, I noticed I’m at the 30 day mark on this 90 day Round 6 effort. So, it’s officially a “milestone.” I’ll take it. I need the boost as I’m tired today. Why so tired? … Continue reading

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