I'm already at the end of level 2 (finished day 10) but I think I can still gain some benefits from level 2 so I might stick with it for a little longer before moving onto level 3. I started using 5 lbs weights for level 1 but now I use 8 lbs for the first two circuits of level 2 and my 5 lbs for the last circuit. It's a killer with V-Squats and miltary presses with leg extentions. I'm still trying to perfect that last circuit even with just 5 lbs weights!
Just thought I'd recommend, if you find any of the circuits too easy with a lighter weight (you don't have to take any breaks where your muscles reach exhaustation) try a heavier weight. I think it's more important for your muscles to reach exhaustation than just making it through the set without breaking. Just a little advice if you want a really effective workout. ;)
Best of luck!
Take your focus off the Marshmallow. www.leangains.com/2010/01/marshmallo
"Toning" is marketing muscles to women who are afraid if they pick up a barbell, they'll leave the gym looking like She-Hulk. If you don't want to get bulky, lift heavy!
I can bench Nicole Richie, eat more than she does in a day before noon, I have a good 20 lbs on her but could still wear her pants.
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