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      06-16-2010, 11:12 AM   #155
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A lot of people skip yoga, but I think it is actually a pretty important routine. It did wonders for me the first couple of weeks to remove all the soreness from my legs and you get a great stretch in your muscles to prevent injury down the road. It also works out your core, which is important for p90x and beyond. The biggest problem with yoga is the length of the routine. To try and cut it down, I skipped through the breathing/mediation in the beginning and end and also skipped most of the balance postures. So basically did the first 45 minutes, some of the first couple balance postures, then skipped to yoga belly section. In all I was able to cut the workout to an hour.
yea man the yoga x does help with the soreness. i never thought about skipping through the nediation stuff. good idea
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I have a brand new in box P90x... Its the box with all the packets info and wtv (white box)....usually over 200bucks.....i'll let it go for $70 LOL....PM me if interested!
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      06-19-2010, 03:16 AM   #157
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word, i hear ya.. right now i just ate 5 guys burgers n fires and eating ice cream at the moment.. video won't load, def tomorrow (it was takin from my blackberry...
when i actually diet a lil more strict i do:
200 minimum carbs a day (brown rice, sweet potato, oatmeal)
30-50 healthy grams of fat..]
and around 200+pro

cardio 5 days a week on empty stomach early morning...

there really is so much to know and what you can get away with... esp what kind of work u do and so on.. in the summer i do landscaping and construction + lifting 10 + hrs a day... rest of the time im a teacher
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If you eat properly throughout the week, you get one meal or one day depending on what your diet is to eat whatever you want. P90X is great for getting cut and looking good as well as endurance, but you lose strength which is not a good thing in the military. Of course the typical user on this website is probably a couch potato so anything is better than nothing I suppose.


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just did the yoga x today. i wont lie i thought yoga was kinda weird before i did it. now i have a alot of respect for you guys out there.


Agreed, I used to be like "Yoga wtf..." until I actually did it.

Anyway, I'll be starting once I get the pull up bar. I'll probably be going into work crippled the next day
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Someone mentioned strength and how important it is in the military. Well, I have found there is a fine fine fine line there. Currently I am between 165 and 168 lbs and 5 foot 8. I have been as heavy as 189lbs of solid muscle..But guess what, I am stronger now then at 189. Sure I could bench a lot and curl a lot. But that does not translate into actual fitness and work being done. I had no stamina compared to what I have now, I couldnt do as many pushups, pullups, sit ups etc etc. While I was doing P90x I hadnt run in 2 months. One day I decided to run, 12 miles later I wasnt even close to winded. Just REALLY REALLY bored of running. At 189 I probably could only run 5 or 6 miles because I had to carry so much muscle. Its a big toll on your lunges to provide all that muscle with oxygen. Just my thoughts on the strength point.
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Someone mentioned strength and how important it is in the military. Well, I have found there is a fine fine fine line there. Currently I am between 165 and 168 lbs and 5 foot 8. I have been as heavy as 189lbs of solid muscle..But guess what, I am stronger now then at 189. Sure I could bench a lot and curl a lot. But that does not translate into actual fitness and work being done. I had no stamina compared to what I have now, I couldnt do as many pushups, pullups, sit ups etc etc. While I was doing P90x I hadnt run in 2 months. One day I decided to run, 12 miles later I wasnt even close to winded. Just REALLY REALLY bored of running. At 189 I probably could only run 5 or 6 miles because I had to carry so much muscle. Its a big toll on your lunges to provide all that muscle with oxygen. Just my thoughts on the strength point.
i agree, but the bodybuilder look is a different goal.. fortunately i dont lose too much strength when i drop, but i always make sure pull ups and push ups are part of my training... @ 198 this yr i was still getting ten wide grip pull ups out (full range though, many people cheat on these) for 4 sets...

as long as we are working out and dont like like crap this is all
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Just did chest & back and Ab Ripper X. Feeling great
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i have to start this but i need a pullup bar
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      06-21-2010, 01:00 PM   #162
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are you gys taking any supplements while doing this program?
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are you gys taking any supplements while doing this program?



Not yet, I need to work on a better diet first...
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Wow, I didn't know this thread existed... I had it in my pc for over 2 years and was finally going to start using it this week.. haha.. I use the free gym at work 4/5 days a week.. unless im sick or something.. but I gotten stronger but not a lot of muscle gain.... actually probably tomorrow.. the tv room has car stuff all over it.. will need to clear it out..
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Wow, I didn't know this thread existed... I had it in my pc for over 2 years and was finally going to start using it this week.. haha.. I use the free gym at work 4/5 days a week.. unless im sick or something.. but I gotten stronger but not a lot of muscle gain.... actually probably tomorrow.. the tv room has car stuff all over it.. will need to clear it out..




Haha I'm on day 3 and feeling sore but great, maybe it's just placebo but I have more energy and motivation...
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      06-23-2010, 10:51 AM   #166
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which workout do you guys think is the easiest? kenpo x is pretty easy i think but then again im on week 2 and havent done all of the workouts yet

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which workout do you guys think is the easiest? kenpo x is pretty easy i think but then again im on week 2 and havent done all of the workouts yet



I haven't gotten to Kenpo X since I'm still on day 5, so I'd have to say Yoga X was the easiest and Plyometrics was the toughest. I was sore for 3 days afterwards....

I'm getting this protein/ casein/ vitamin: here, and maybe some creatine.
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man im fat alreay so i dont want none of that muscle weight gain stuff
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I'm the total opposite, I need to eat tons of calories just to keep from losing weight. I might replace yoga X with a lifting workout, not sure yet.
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2 1/2 weeks and im think im getting results already
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Nice...keep it up man
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good to see folks are still going at it. i got sick after finishing my first month...and fell off after that...haven't started back since. i did lose approx. 10-12lbs in that first month...just from the lean program and strict eating alone. i felt great...just need to find the motivation to jump back on the program.
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good to see folks are still going at it. i got sick after finishing my first month...and fell off after that...haven't started back since. i did lose approx. 10-12lbs in that first month...just from the lean program and strict eating alone. i felt great...just need to find the motivation to jump back on the program.



Go for it! I'm starting to make some changes to the program as I build my home gym. I need to bulk up (not burn fat) so I'm trying to tailor it for my needs.
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pump it up some

Run 2 miles in the mourning after eating 1 cup of raisin brand w lofat milk if you are trying to lose weight. Also restrict calories in your diet and make sure you get enough protein so you don't lose muscle. Do this in addition to your P90 workout. You can lose 2.5 lbs. per week if you do this.

Cut the run if trying to gain mass and increase protein/calories and eat every 2 hrs high protein and good carbs in addition to P90 exercise.
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i got to get this!
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CrossFit > P90X. /troll.
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