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P90X2 Is Coming!

P90X2 Is Coming! Here is a peak at the new P90X2 that is coming this fall.  Man I can not...
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Cody’s Summer Hybrid

Cody’s Summer Hybrid For those of you who are looking to “mix it up” or “try something new” here is what my son came up with for us to do this summer. After teaching the classic P90x at the local gym we wanted to do some of our favorites and to try and get “ripped” and “lean” for...
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It’s All About The Support

It’s All About The Support As I continue on my fitness journey I am amazed and impressed by the number of people willing to take control of their own health and to try and get in the best shape of their lives.  Even if you start out to “just lose a few pounds” the incredible feeling of getting stronger and feeling better takes a...
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Fitness Scams and Misleading Facts

Fitness Scams and Misleading Facts When it comes to our well-being, not much excites like the word miracle. But when referring to health and fitness, the word miracle is generally synonymous with the word scam. That is unless finding yourself suddenly motivated to exercise and eat better is something you would consider a miracle. Other than...
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Benefits of Being in Shape

Benefits of Being in Shape I live in the Huntsville Alabama area and as most people now know we were hit last Wednesday by a storm that produced multiple tornados.  I was one of the lucky ones as my home was not damaged and all I had was a few trees blown down and a lot of branches and tree limbs blown from my trees.  The people...
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What Does It Mean To Be Fit?

What Does It Mean To Be Fit? Webster’s tells us that fitness is “the capacity of an organism to survive and transmit its genotype to reproductive offspring as compared to competing organisms”; Dr. Fred Hatfield, in his book Fitness: The Complete Guide, gives us a more layman’s view by defining it as: “Your...
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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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Avoid Exercise Burnout

Avoid Exercise Burnout Whether you are just starting out on an exercise plan, or you have been working out for years, exercise burnout can be a big problem. This is particularly true if you find exercising challenging, both from a motivational aspect and from a physical aspect. Burnout can easily derail your fitness plans, but...
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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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