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Why Do We Bonk?

Why Do We Bonk? You are on your third set in Plyometrics and you feel pretty good. You feel like you are going to have a good day. All of a sudden, within the space of five minutes or so, you go from feeling pretty good to awful. Your arms and legs feel heavy and it becomes hard to catch your breath. You are forced to push...
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Finished P90X, What Now?

Finished P90X, What Now? I finish up my P90X classes in a few weeks and the question I keep getting is “what do I do after P90X”? This is a very good question as it was one that I asked myself. When I completed P90X I was so pumped with my P90X results. I decided to go and do another round of it, but this time I wanted to get...
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INSANITY: THE ASYLUM IS HERE!

INSANITY: THE ASYLUM IS HERE! This Workout looks awesome and hard.  My son and I plan to do the Asylum workout this summer after my P90X classes end! INSANITY: THE ASYLUM™ Workout Program Maximize your sports performance in just 30 days. Start your winning streak with INSANITY: THE ASYLUM™. Shaun T takes your...
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I CAN’T LOSE WEIGHT!

I CAN’T LOSE WEIGHT! I continue to be flooded with questions and complaints about weight loss during P90X (and other Beachbody workout programs) and how did I lose 30 lbs doing this.  Here is a list of four of the toughest weight loss obstacles that I continue to hear about and how to overcome them. 1. You’re exercising,...
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Weight Training: The Best Way to Get Lean!

Weight Training: The Best Way to Get Lean! When it comes to reshaping your body, nothing is quite as effective as lifting weights. Cardio is great for your heart, Pilates will help you get stronger, and yoga will balance you out; but nothing compares with a well-designed resistance program for getting lean. This is in contrast to our weight lifting...
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Can Exercise Keep You Young?

Can Exercise Keep You Young? We all know that physical activity is beneficial in countless ways, but even so, Dr. Mark Tarnopolsky, a professor of pediatrics at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, was startled to discover that exercise kept a strain of mice from becoming gray prematurely. But shiny fur was the least of its...
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Recovery!

Recovery! One of the most important topics when it comes to exercise is how to recover from it. No matter how hard you train, you’re only going to see great results if you do the things that enable your body to recover from the exercise you do. Let’s take a look at how to make the best use of your time...
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I’m In the New P90X Infomercial!

I’m In the New P90X Infomercial! I was asked back in November to send in my transformation story and information for a chance to be in the new P90X Infomercial.  They told me I needed to send it in ASAP as the deadline for using material for the infomercial had passed, but that my transformation was so dramatic and inspiring that they...
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Sleep Yourself Skinny

Sleep Yourself Skinny One of the most amazing ways that I have found to burn fat since I started this fitness journey has been the ability to burn fat while I sleep.  I know it sounds too good to be true but I have been doing it and have passed along this information to others and they have seen similar results.  What I do is...
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Female Fitness Myths and P90X

Female Fitness Myths and P90X There’s a lot of pressure on women to look, in a word, hot. Sure, for a chosen few, curves in the right places come naturally, but the rest seem to spend all their time snatching up the latest fitness fad, be it the Abs-o-matic 3000, Cucumber Colon Cleanse, or Low-Cholesterol All-Bacon Diet,...
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My Coach and P90X:MC2

My Coach and P90X:MC2 They still haven’t started filming the new P90X:MC2 workouts, but it will begin filming in March.  The planned release date will be the end of 2011.  And for those of you who don’t know my coach, Wayne Wyatt, was invited to Dallas back in October for an MC2 tryout.  It stated it was an early morning...
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Push to Failure

Push to Failure Failure.  We all hate it!  We hate to fail.  We much prefer success.  But guess what?  You can’t have success unless you make yourself vulnerable to failure.  Do you want success with your P90X / Insanity transformation?  You have to be willing to push yourself to the point of failure!  Do you...
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