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Starting P90X (Lean) today, has anyone tried this?



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ORCHIDBLOSSOM
Posts: 534
2/12/13 11:55 A

My issue with p90x is time, the workouts are too long for me. An hour of full-body strength training would be realistic, but you don't need to work on 2 muscle groups for so long. (And do you really need to work for an hour on your core? I think not!) So I cut them down and I still get results - they have a tendency to do a series of exercises and then repeat that series a second time, before moving on to the next series. I usually just complete the 1st set then skip to the next series. This cuts the workout in half.

Not sure how advanced you are, but I definitely prefer Plyometrics over Cardio or Kenpo. I also customize the schedule to meet my needs - I like doing other workouts besides p90x.

I got this idea after reading about other people doing it - http://fitnesswithjessica.blogspot.com/201
1/03/how-to-cut-time-on-your-p90x-work
outs.html

But if you want to stick strictly to the program, more power to you!




DIDS70
Posts: 5,070
2/11/13 2:20 P

I agree. Slow and steady and form, form, form.

I don't do the P90X as I don't have the time, but I surge train. My Chiro's group came up with the technique and tested it against the p90X and in some cases it did better and others it did the same.



BARBANNA
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2/11/13 1:41 P

Go at it slow, it can be deceptive! I thought I was a fitness expert and I could go at it without any problems but I got sore as heck. It's great but there are muscles that hurt afterwards.

It's good but too much of a good thing can be bad!



KITTYDELIGHTLY
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2/11/13 1:35 P

Starting P90X (Lean) today, has anyone tried this and seen results?



 
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