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      08-13-2010, 07:26 PM   #199
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I have been through the P90X routine and am now doing the P90X Plus. Once done there, I'm just going to rotate through them.. Basically, have a year long routine that changes up every 90 days. Should be a lot of fun!
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once u guys master p90x...try crossfit. It will tear u up!
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      09-01-2010, 11:16 PM   #201
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once u guys master p90x...try crossfit. It will tear u up!
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      09-10-2010, 01:37 AM   #202
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Im on the third day and slightly sore. I guess no pain no gain. Love it so far.
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      09-12-2010, 04:26 PM   #203
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anyone got a copy i can download?
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      09-12-2010, 11:04 PM   #204
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      09-13-2010, 01:33 AM   #205
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im ready for it! haha.
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      09-13-2010, 01:33 AM   #206
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downloading mine, should be done in about 5-6 hrs

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      09-16-2010, 11:07 PM   #207
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i had a chub friend do p90x he's ripped now
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      09-23-2010, 03:00 AM   #208
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I actually have a question for you guys...sort of an opinion on my situation.

I am 6'7'' 230 lbs and used to be obese (360 lbs). I just dieted (no gym) and lost the weight in a year. Anyways, since I didn't hit the gym, I am not ripped...I mean, I have normal sized muscles for my size. I have been going to the gym on and off for like 2 years now ranging from 6x/week in summer, to basically 3x/week in winter or not at all. This was due to time constraints given crazy school schedule, and has basically got me nowhere!

I am thinking of doing P90X (I downloaded it and did a biceps/shoulders video since I had the appropriate equipment and I honestly like it) - I think it has major potential (an pain). I hated and still hate going to the gym - mostly because it takes 15min to drive there and 15 back - + wasting time there...basically 1.5-2 hrs each session. I like the time there, just don't like the fact that I waste that much of my day.

The next problem arises in the fact that I am a medical student - and rounds are staring this winter...i.e. not much time. I know for a FACT that I will not be able to give 1-1.5hr/day on P90X, but I am wondering if you guys think it's worth doing this routine, albeit at a slower pace (i.e. 1 day on, 1 day off or 2 days on, 1 day off). Given the fact that I can do this @ home/appt, it minimizes the 30 min of driving that can be substituted for well-needed sleep...This is as opposed to doing nothing, or just hitting up the gym when I have time and probably doing some biking every few days.

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      09-23-2010, 04:00 PM   #209
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I actually have a question for you guys...sort of an opinion on my situation.

I am 6'7'' 230 lbs and used to be obese (360 lbs). I just dieted (no gym) and lost the weight in a year. Anyways, since I didn't hit the gym, I am not ripped...I mean, I have normal sized muscles for my size. I have been going to the gym on and off for like 2 years now ranging from 6x/week in summer, to basically 3x/week in winter or not at all. This was due to time constraints given crazy school schedule, and has basically got me nowhere!

I am thinking of doing P90X (I downloaded it and did a biceps/shoulders video since I had the appropriate equipment and I honestly like it) - I think it has major potential (an pain). I hated and still hate going to the gym - mostly because it takes 15min to drive there and 15 back - + wasting time there...basically 1.5-2 hrs each session. I like the time there, just don't like the fact that I waste that much of my day.

The next problem arises in the fact that I am a medical student - and rounds are staring this winter...i.e. not much time. I know for a FACT that I will not be able to give 1-1.5hr/day on P90X, but I am wondering if you guys think it's worth doing this routine, albeit at a slower pace (i.e. 1 day on, 1 day off or 2 days on, 1 day off). Given the fact that I can do this @ home/appt, it minimizes the 30 min of driving that can be substituted for well-needed sleep...This is as opposed to doing nothing, or just hitting up the gym when I have time and probably doing some biking every few days.

Opinions welcome.
I finished P90X a year or so ago. While it's a good program, I wouldn't recommend it in your case since it is so time consuming.

Without knowing your goals and assuming a general fitness routine, I'd suggest you try a 3 times a week full body, weight training routine like Craig Ballantyne's Turbulence Training program (workout sessions are 30-45 minutes). Skip cardio. Fast for 24 hours once or twice a week if you want to lose fat.
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      09-25-2010, 05:20 PM   #210
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Anybody tried Insanity? It makes P90X seem like a quick jog through the park. I've been doing P90X on and off for about a year, and did about a month of Insanity. I had to quit because it was giving me serious shin splints and ankle pain (probably due to my flat feet). It's basically like doing the P90X plyometrics routine 6 days a week. My heart and lungs can keep up with it, but it just kills my shins. It seems like a good program to get you super lean if anybody is interested and can handle the high impact stuff.
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      09-25-2010, 05:23 PM   #211
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downloading mine, should be done in about 5-6 hrs

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It's honestly a pain to download it. It's like 15GB and takes something like 10 cds. Considering you can buy it on ebay for $50 or so, that would be my choice. (although I downloaded it)
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      09-26-2010, 04:02 AM   #212
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      09-26-2010, 02:25 PM   #213
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i need to start that NOW dammit!
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      09-29-2010, 01:26 PM   #214
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I am in the first 2 weeks of insanity. Its hard....
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      12-26-2010, 03:41 AM   #215
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Im about 40 days or so into int, I've already lost over 15 pounds and my body is transforming fast. It is hard though, and you have to be committed. Not only to the workout but also your diet. I'd recommend it to anyone!
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      01-10-2011, 12:17 AM   #216
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im selling my p90x with box books and all dvd's if anyone is interested. pm me
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      01-10-2011, 08:24 AM   #217
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Hey guys, I just finished my 1st week of P90x and it's awesome. Only thing I hate is waking up early in the morning and my body is sore as hell. Today is a rest/stretch day. Thank God!

Overall, the program is awesome so far.


Oh yeah, I never thought yoga was so hard. Serves me right.
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Hey guys, I just finished my 1st week of P90x and it's awesome. Only thing I hate is waking up early in the morning and my body is sore as hell. Today is a rest/stretch day. Thank God!

Overall, the program is awesome so far.


Oh yeah, I never thought yoga was so hard. Serves me right.
ha, yea, the yoga is so much harder than you think. I have only done that one once, would rather substitue a leg day in a the gym for that one.
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I just finished my 3rd week today! can't wait for the next the 2nd set!
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I hate the Yoga as well
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