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Round 7: P90X / X2 Hybrid, Days 45 – 47: Half Way


I’m now half way through this round. A milestone. Do I look back with joy at the accomplishment? Or do I mourn the passing of those days? Should I swirl the glass in anticipation of the second half? Or should … Continue reading

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Round 7: P90X / X2 Hybrid, Day 5: X2 Yoga


Today, I focused on getting my mind right as I began the X2 Yoga routine. Between rounds, for the past several weeks, I’ve done abbreviated X2 Yoga sessions as warm up and stretching for tennis. I knew that today, it … 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 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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P90X-2, Round 6 Schedule


Tomorrow I kick off my sixth round of Beachbody routines with another go at P90X-2. As I begin this round, I remain at my fighting weight of 149-150 pounds, and am free of injury. I decided to do a second … Continue reading

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My P90X-2 Review & Results


On September 11th, I completed my fifth round of Beachbody, LLC 90 day workout regimens.  My first round started in January 2011 and was straight P90X Classic. My second, third and fourth rounds blended the Insanity workout into the P90X schedule to amp up the cardio and plyometric … Continue reading

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Round 5, P90X-2, Day 55: Base + Back & X2 Ab Ripper


Everybody’s got a plan… until they get hit. ~Tony Horton quoting Mike Tyson My plan today was to focus on pull ups. P90X-2 has been good for me with respect to pull ups because 1) I had the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Round 5, P90X-2, Day 54: X2 Yoga


Skipped my workout yesterday. Instead, I went for a quick “jaunt” up Sawnee “Mountain.”    It’s not actually a mountain. More of a hill, really. I was turned onto it’s existence by a couple of Eagle Scouts from my Troop, … 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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Round 5, P90X-2, Day 25: Total Body/Ab Ripper & The Supreme Court Rules on Obamacare


Tick tock, tick tock, the future is bleak for you, my friend. ~Tony Horton Yesterday was met with two significant events: 1) I did Total Body and Ab Ripper, burning 794 calories in 82 minutes and 2) the Supreme Court … Continue reading

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