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Old 06-29-11, 05:21 PM   #1
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Hello, along with cycling I have been doing the infamous p90X. For some of you that dont know, P90X is 1hour a day, every day for three months. Every day is different and as the days progress the workouts become more intense. I have been at it for 70 days and I AM JACKED, 6 pack in, and the rest of the body cut. The first week of this is pure hell. Probably 1/2 of the people that attempt the workout give up right there. But those of us who stick through it are rewarded. To even start a program like this you need to be fit. I lost 4 inches off of my waist and lost 15 pounds. This might not be substantial for some but muscle is heavier than fat. This is by no means a promotional post, I am just posting my review of this product
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Old 06-29-11, 07:33 PM   #2
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I have it...it's not that tough.
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Old 06-29-11, 08:41 PM   #3
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Probably 1/2 of the people that attempt the workout give up right there. But those of us who stick through it are rewarded. To even start a program like this you need to be fit.
And that's the issue I have with it. They do not advertise it that way, because if they did, then couch potatoes wouldn't shell out their $80 (avg price) for the possibility of looking like a billboard underwear model for only 1 hour of daily effort for 3 months.
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Ha, I don't even get 5 minutes a day to poo....when would I find an HOUR every day for three months to exercise?!!!!

I have a co-worker who did P90x and he wasn't fit at all when he started. Now he looks great...almost too great in a gross-body-builder way, but my point is that he sure wasn't fit when he started.
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I've actually been interested in this for a while. I'll have to check it out.
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Old 06-30-11, 09:13 AM   #6
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I have it...it's not that tough.
So your saying you keep up with the 50 second long(15-20) pull up intervals? Nice!
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Ha, I don't even get 5 minutes a day to poo....when would I find an HOUR every day for three months to exercise?!!!!

I have a co-worker who did P90x and he wasn't fit at all when he started. Now he looks great...almost too great in a gross-body-builder way, but my point is that he sure wasn't fit when he started.
Its mostly not even about being fit, its how hard you push yourself and your willingness to do it.
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So your saying you keep up with the 50 second long(15-20) pull up intervals? Nice!
yes....but those are my weakest point.
In the pushups, I usually hit around 30, except the decline, usually around 18 there.
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I've actually been interested in this for a while. I'll have to check it out.
If the two guys at my apartment gym are any indication of the program's efficacy, then you'll be pretty much ripped by the end of it. These guys are on the last week, and while neither of them was a slouch to begin with, they've both got the Spartan-warrior-from-300 look going on now.
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It's a huge time commitment, which is why it works so good. 1 month in.
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It's a huge time commitment, which is why it works so good. 1 month in.
Its probably 80% diet though.
If you do the workouts but don't follow the diet, you won't get cut like the ads show.
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If the two guys at my apartment gym are any indication of the program's efficacy, then you'll be pretty much ripped by the end of it. These guys are on the last week, and while neither of them was a slouch to begin with, they've both got the Spartan-warrior-from-300 look going on now.
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There's a special diet with the training?

And do you need to get any equipment for the exercises in the plan?
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There's a special diet with the training?

And do you need to get any equipment for the exercises in the plan?
you need some dumbells or some bands, a way to do chinups, and its recommended to get some push up stands as well.

The diet is 3 phase.
Phase 1 is a hi protein lower carb diet
Phase 2 ups the carbs
Phase 3 ups the carbs even more.
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P90X is so 2010.

I migrated to TRX.
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It's a huge time commitment, which is why it works so good. 1 month in.
I'll still woop any Canucker with a six-pack(of beer eh).
Come on....I dare ya..cross Lake Erie and you'll see.
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I'm waiting for P91X, once they've worked the bugs out.
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so what happens when you get to the end of this intesive training/diet regime? do you still have to keep excercising/dieting at that level until you burn out. or do you stop and start to resemble Jabba the Hutt?
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What about P90XXX, the porn spoof?
I could go for an hour of that a day.
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I'll still woop any Canucker with a six-pack(of beer eh).
Come on....I dare ya..cross Lake Erie and you'll see.
Six pack as an appetizer right? Then I will drink your pansy ohio ass under the table. Come on up spry! I will buy.
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P90X: Totally recommended for diabetics! Look good for that ER trip!
I wouldn't go that far.
There is a decent emphasis on fruits and veggies.
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Sorry, that's P69x....you haven't seen the informercial?
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P90X is so 2010.

I migrated to TRX.
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I just do SEX. Pfft.

Effective and more fun, too!
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