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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 6, P90X-2, Days 18-21: Total Body/Ab Ripper, Yoga, Balance & Power, & Backpacking


Last week I completed the “Foundation Phase” on schedule. And I spent the weekend backpacking just over the border in the vicinity of Tate City, NC (pop: 32 +/-). We did what amounted to about 10 miles total, including the … Continue reading

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Round 6, P90X-2, Days 11-14: Total Body/Ab Ripper, Yoga, Balance & Power, Tennis & Rest


I’ve finished up week 2 of my “foundation” phase. So far, everything’s going pretty well. That means I’ll be sticking with my original plan to spend 3 weeks in this phase. As I write this, though, I find myself a day … Continue reading

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Round 6, P90X-2, Days 3-5: Rest, Total Body/Ab Ripper, Yoga & Tennis


So far, my singles tennis season is going just great. I have three wins and no losses. I realize that I’m jinxing myself with this statement. But there it is. Moving forward has been rewarding. I need to focus on … 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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Round 5, P90X-2, Days 18 – 21: X2 Core, Total Body/Ab Ripper, Balance & Power, Rest


Time, Practice, Patience. I’ve now completed three weeks of the P90X2 “Foundation” phase. In the Beachbody literature, the recommended time to invest in this phase is between 3 to 6 weeks. With the completion of this third week, I feel … 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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