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Round 10, P90X3, Days 10 – 11: Yoga, XC Skiing & The Challenge


We’ve been experiencing another crippling snow storm here in the South. One to two inches of snow and some ice has again brought Atlanta to its knees. All commerce has come to a halt. But it’s all melting away as … Continue reading

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Round 10, P90X3, Days 4 & 5: The Challenge & CVX


I sit here typing this post having lost the ability to use my shoulders. They have been rendered useless by the last two days of workouts. It all started yesterday, with “The Challenge” workout that is introduced on Day 4 … Continue reading

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Round 10, P90X3, Day 1: It Begins Again


Milestone: Three years ago I started this fitness effort in earnest with my first round of P90X. I had no idea what to expect, or even if I had the wherewithal to get through the 90 days of that program. … Continue reading

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My Round 6, P90X-2 Results


On December 28th, 2012, I completed my sixth round of Beachbody, LLC 90 day workout regimens.  And, for the first time ever, I actually got it done in the allotted 90 days! My first round started in January 2011 and was straight P90X Classic. My second, third and fourth rounds … 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 6, P90X-2, Days 67-70: It’s a Pull Up Miracle!


As I worked my way through my final week of the “Strength Phase,” I achieved a new milestone. Although pull ups are no longer my focus, per se, the dedicated reader is certainly aware of my past obsessions over my … Continue reading

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Round 5, P90X-2, Day 11: Total Body & Ab Ripper


Yes. This gets harder as I grow accustomed to the routines. During yesterday’s “Total Body” I continued to gradually increase the weights. I can say that the Crunchy Lever Pull Up is less fun when it is preceded by more exertion in … Continue reading

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Round 5, P90X-2, Day 4: Total Body & Ab Ripper


I had the opportunity to use my newly acquired medicine balls in yesterday’s “Total Body” routine. Even though I spent a good portion of the workout learning the moves and finding the right weights, I can tell that this will … Continue reading

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Round 4 Hybrid: Results


On May 5th I completed my fourth round of P90X and Insanity. My first round started in January 2011 and was straight P90X Classic. My second, third and fourth rounds have blended the Insanity workout regimen into the P90X schedule to amp up the … Continue reading

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Round 4 Hybrid, Days 82-84: Kenpo X, Rest, Tennis, Legs & Back & ARX


I’ve finished week 12 and my final resistance week of this round. I continue to make heavy modifications to my schedule to accommodate my knee. But I did play tennis on Saturday. I used the knee IT strap and played … Continue reading

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