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Round 7: P90X / X2 Hybrid, Days 79-81: The Quest for New Avenues of Pain


Since the onset of my tennis elbow, I have been modifying my workout regimens to avoid pain and following a rehab protocol to hopefully allow for recovery. The Spring singles tennis season now over, I have decided to give up playing over … 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 17 – 19: Plyometrics, Shoulders & Arms, ARX & X2 Yoga


Yesterday I revisited the P90X Shoulders & Arms routine with somewhat better results than during the first week of this hybrid round. It was still difficult, but I managed to increase some of the reps and weights. But the left … Continue reading

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Round 7: P90X / X2 Hybrid, Day 2: Plyometrics


It’s been a while since I’ve performed good ol’ P90X Plyometrics. After completing my first round, I was eager to introduce mo’ better cardio by incorporating Insanity into my routines in place of Plyometrics and Kenpo X. After a few rounds … Continue reading

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P90X-Insanity Hybrid, Day 0: Fit Test & Schedule


I took the Insanity Fit Test this afternoon. Wow.  That was oxygen deprivation.  I haven’t cramped like that in my abdomen since Day1 of P90X Plyometrics.  I sucked it up and went through each of the one minute exercises, secure … Continue reading

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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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P90X Postscript: Plyometric Snowshoeing


I’ve been snowshoeing before, and it’s fun.  But have you ever jogged down a mountain in snowshoes?  I just did!  It was a blast.    After working all day in Valdez, Dave and I drove up to Thompson Pass and he … Continue reading

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Day 82: Final Legs & Back; ARX


Last night I played my first round singles tennis playoff match.  I’m still not sure why I was in the tournament draw; I didn’t sign up for it.  My goal with singles tennis the past few seasons has been straightforward: … Continue reading

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Day 80, Week 12: Back & Biceps; ARX


The battery was running pretty low throughout the day yesterday after the prior day’s morning Plyometrics and three sets of tennis in the evening.  It didn’t help matters that I also didn’t eat that much throughout the course of the … Continue reading

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Day 79, Week 12: Plyometrics


Earlier in the day I was thinking about what I will be doing once I have completed my initial 90 day round of P90X.  Some folks I’m tracking with will be doing a hybrid program of P90X and Beachbody’s Insanity … Continue reading

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