Tag Archives: Tony Horton

Round 13: Skogg Roots


I write this having completed Day 5 of the Skogg System Kettlebell workout regimen. Day 5 marks the second iteration of the “Roots” DVD. The Roots workout DVD contains four levels through which I hope to advance during this 12 … Continue reading

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Round 10, P90X3, Days 44 – 49: Righting Wrongs & Setting Things Straight


As I power through the P90X3 routines each day, I listen and laugh at Tony Horton’s banter. His stupid sense of humor helps me keep things in perspective. But today, during the MMX warm up sequence,  something was said that … Continue reading

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Round 9, Insanity: Days 30-35, Half Way.


Milestone: Half way done with this round of Insanity. I continued through this recovery week with the Insanity Core Cardio and Balance routine. Interestingly, as the week progressed, the 40 minutes went by with less and less effort. If I … Continue reading

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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 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, 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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Round 6, P90X-2, Days 75-81: Dude…


As a public service, I am providing still more insights into the esoterica of P90X2. One of the benefits of doing the same routines over and over (and over) again is that I can recite the script along with the … Continue reading

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Round 5, P90X-2, Days 64 & 65


It’s cooler today, and a bit overcast. The relentless heat has broken for now. It’s a welcome change. Though summer tends to end too soon here in the South. The kids are back in school and my own son is … Continue reading

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Round 5, P90X-2, Days 56 – 59: Recovery, Romney & Ryan


With today’s announcement of Romney picking Wisconsin Representative/House Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan as his Vice Presidential running mate, the Republican ticket now has two people who understand math. I’m honestly shocked that Mitt Romney had the guts to go with Ryan. … Continue reading

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Round 5, P90X-2, Days 46 & 47: X2 Shoulders + Arms / Ab Ripper & Yoga


Now that I’ve completed my third iteration of X2 Shoulders + Arms, and my heart rate is low enough that I can actually hear what’s being said, I’m able to delve into the esoterica of the P90X2 series. For instance, … Continue reading

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