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Insanity - Day 41
Max Interval Plyo - Done! Wow, today's workout was hard. I started early because I wanted to get in my big master plan for the day. I had to work this weekend and, to be honest, work has been super stressful and non-stop. I worked yesterday ... Read more
Insanity - Day 40
Max Interval Circuit - Done!
Today a group of friends (7) who did the first round of Insanity with me showed up, and we had an Insanity reunion of sorts. It made this workout go faster and seem a bit more fun. I think I appreciate exercis... Read more
Insanity - Day 39 - Nice Day!
Max Recovery...nice! Even though this recovery is a little bit tough, it really felt good this morning! I've been a bit sore this week with the Max exercises starting back up, so the stretching and strength exercises felt good!!! It also help... Read more
What's held me back? What can I work on?
For my current challenge, I've been asked to write five things that may have held me back from reaching my goals. It's funny how I can intellectually know what I've done wrong, but it's a whole other thing to act and correct those wrongs.
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Insanity - Day 38
Max Cardio Conditioning - Whew! Did I honestly think this was an easy workout??? For some reason, in my mind I had remembered this workout as an easy workout. Ha, ha! Did I get a rude awakening this morning!! Maybe I'm working harder or may... Read more
Insanity - Day 37
Max Interval Plyo - Done. Last time around, I found this workout the hardest of the whole program. Today I remembered why. Whew! It's not so much the pushups (and pushups and pushups), but it's the jumping I.E. plyometrics. Yikes! The jump... Read more
Insanity - Day 36
I started the second month with MAX INTERVAL CIRUIT!! I knew it was more difficult than the first month,... Read more
Insanity - Day 35
I'm happy to report that I am 100% excited about starting the second month of Insanity!! Even though it is more of a challenge this second month, I feel that I am totally up for it! By the end of the program the last time, I was... Read more
Insanity - Day 34
Last Recovery Day was today. Woo Hoo! Monday starts the Max challenge (and only one more month to go for this round). I decided to also add the Fit Test today as today's workout is easy enough that adding the Fit Test wasn't going to knock me... Read more
So, here are my goals for the coming weeks:
4 weeks - lose 6 pounds
6 weeks - lose 9 pounds
8 weeks - lose 12 pounds
10 weeks - lose 15 pounds
12 weeks - lose 18 pounds
14 weeks - lose 21 pounds
Add strength training into my ... Read more
Insanity - Day 33
Recovery Week - Day 5 - Done. My computer stopped playing the workout right after the warmup, but because I've done this one so many times, I was able to continue and do the whole workout by memory. I timed myself and was able to do the whole ... Read more
Insanity - Day 32 (Cheat Day??)
Recovery Week, Day 4 - Done. I'm so bored of this workout now (and it's so quick and gentle) that I ended up taking a spin class this evening too. I just had to do something as I had too much pent up energy. Now I'm looking forward to the sec... Read more
Insanity - Day 31
Recovery Day Three...still a really nice workout.
I just wanted to write today to explain why I keep these daily entries for Insanity. I know me. I know that if I did the program without any type of accountability, I would start to slack ... Read more
Insanity - Day 30
Recovery week continues... I have to say the workout is nice. I may go ride my bike this evening, I feel so invigorated by the day's workout...
And today was such a huge headache for me, I'm glad I feel so good. I woke up to start work a... Read more
Insanity - Day 29
Core Cardio & Power is the name of the workout this week. Basically, it's a recovery week to get us ready for the MAX workouts coming up the second month. I really like this week. The workout is so mellow (in comparison) that I feel able to d... Read more