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INSANITY Strikes Again


Monday, February 21, 2011

A part of me is seriously questioning my sanity here... Am I really going to do this? AGAIN? And not just a second time - oh no! - this will the THIRD round of Insanity.

Craziness, right? Maybe.

Lately I have caught myself reading and commenting on Insanity blogs, all the while feeling that surge of craving, of want and need growing stronger. I really want to do this. Again. It's been a long time since I did Insanity - finished round one last March and did round two in May/June. So It's not like I'll just pick it up where I left off, you know? I am so looking forward to the torture and exhaustion and maybe even praying to the oxygen gods a time or two.... LOL!

So on Saturday I did it. The Fit Test. I refused to check my previous results, this will be a new start, not a continuation of round one or two. No comparisons! I won't even look at my previous before/after pics. I took a new set of before pics and they scare the bejesus out of me. I still have SUCH a long way to go. So many kilos and several clothes sizes, to be perfectly imprecise. emoticon

I am in week 9 of the P90X program and am also running 30 km (close to 20 miles) a week. And somehow I will fit another hour of exercise a day into this? Um, yeah...

So, here they are. The numbers from my first Fit Test for round three!

Switch kicks ~ 59
Power jacks ~ 52
Power knees ~ 100
Power jumps ~ 45
Globe jumps ~ 12
Suicide jumps ~ 19
Push-up jacks ~ 24
Low plank obliques ~ 58

I did the Plyo workout today and it went well. I still struggle with the level 1 & 2 drills, especially the ski abs. My arms become noodle-like half way into this exercise and I would collapse on my face if I didn't take a break for a second or two.

Here is one of the "before" pics I took on Friday. Certainly hoping for something nicer when the time comes for an "after" pic.



So, let the INSANITY begin!

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AUBRAZILLA 4/9/2011 7:54PM

    I absolutely love the wood paneling in your house :)

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JREA24 3/8/2011 9:01PM

    Alright now.

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KALYAS 2/27/2011 12:56AM

    Woohooo... go for it. I just completed my Week 4 and will be starting Week 5 - recovery on Monday... I am however scared of Week 6. I really heard it is intense.

anyways goodluck on round 2

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DCGUY72 2/24/2011 1:33AM

    Rock on !!!

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TWNOMWE 2/23/2011 10:01AM

    Great inspiration
Go girl. You look great too.

I get exhausted before i finish Slim in 6 RUMP it Up.

I am going to work hard. emoticon

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SIMPLELIFE4REAL 2/22/2011 6:09PM

    That is A LOT of exercise!

Congratulations on getting to week 9 of P90x...I pooped out after week 4. Grrrr!

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SEEMAINE 2/22/2011 11:13AM

    You are an emoticon inspiration. Pushing ourselves past our sometime self-imposed limitations is really a great way to feel great about ourselves. Good for you! emoticon

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BUTSWEETER 2/22/2011 11:07AM

    A third round?! You're an INSANE woman!! :D Rock it!

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ZBMORGAN 2/22/2011 6:56AM

    You already loook great, but sometimes we need to challenge ourselves! Go for it!

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CAFLETER 2/22/2011 6:49AM

    Good luck! I've been thinking about it but think I need to get little more fit before giving it a shot!

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CONTESSA63 2/22/2011 5:36AM

  What is INSANITY??!! Good luck. emoticon

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KALISWALKER 2/21/2011 11:09PM

    You will be so glad you did it!

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JONEIL513 2/21/2011 9:23PM

    Wow you are AMAZING!! that is alot of exercise, it is so inspiring! I know that you will ROCK this plan. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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FITSPIRATION 2/21/2011 9:21PM

  You are inspiring! And you look hot too! Hope your 3rd time is a charm emoticon

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