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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 48 – 56: What’s that Sound?


Last Friday, as I was in the midst of the Base + Back routine, a neighbor came by to drop off some stuff for a dinner we were hosting on Saturday. My wife was good enough to answer the door … Continue reading

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I awoke this day with trepidation and clenched my fist as I parted the blinds to peer out my window to view the world. I was gladdened by the visage before me. For, lo, the sky had not fallen. It remained in … 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 23 – 28: Recovery, Hiking & Tennis


This past weekend, after completing my week 4 recovery, Eileen and I did a pleasurable 6 mile hike on Kennesaw Mountain. We did the hike in the company of the Atlanta Outdoor Club. The walk totaled about 6 miles round trip.  It’s … Continue reading

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Round 7: P90X / X2 Hybrid, Days 20 – 22: Base + Back, ARX, Backpacking & Yoga


I closed out a rainy week 3 with Base + Back and X2 Ab Ripper before heading out on an overnight backpacking trip along the Pine Mountain Trail in Georgia. Luck was on our side, as the clouds gave way … Continue reading

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Round 7: P90X / X2 Hybrid, Days 10 – 16: The Return of Legs & Back


This past week really got away from me, blog-wise. I did keep up with this hybrid routine, though. Of note, last Friday I did the P90X Legs and Back routine. This is another routine that I hadn’t done since last … 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 7: P90X / X2 Hybrid, Days 3 & 4: Rest, Shoulders & Arms, Ab Ripper X


Milestone: Two years ago today, I began my P90X effort. As I was suffering through today’s P90X Shoulder & Arms routine, I was getting a serious hankerin’ for some pie: of the humble pie variety. So after enjoying my Day … Continue reading

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