SparkPeople P90X "BRING IT" TEAM Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=10555 This team is for people who are just starting P90X, have done the program and want to share their experience, or people who want info on the program to make sure that its the choice for them. SparkPeople P90X "BRING IT" TEAM Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=10555 The proper way to do pull-ups http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x58851428 Found this great article about the proper way to do pull-ups...didn't realize I was doing so many things wrong! Check it out: <BR> <BR> http://www.fitocracy.com/knowledge/maste<BR>r-pull-ups-eight-tips-to-pulling-prowess/ Fri, 15 Aug 2014 18:11:25 EST Michi's Ladder http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12192x10555x58227433 <link>www.teambeachbody.com/eat-smart/mich<BR>is-ladder </link> <BR> <BR> This is a link to the best food list ever. Michi's Ladder. Eat from the top pious tier for as long as you can stand it and don't dip farther down than the 3rd tier and you are still golden. <BR> <BR> Highlight foods that you love from the top 2 tiers and use it as a grocery shopping list. When it comes to healthy food choices...It all begins and ends at the grocery store. <BR> <BR> Sun, 15 Jun 2014 16:21:58 EST want to start again http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x57900874 anyone else doing it right now? <BR> <BR> <BR> Sat, 17 May 2014 02:51:17 EST Triometrics LAME? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x57161051 Has anyone else done Triometrics from P90X3? Do you find it to be a complete waste of 30 minutes. I really like the rest of the P90X3 program (especially CVX and MMX) but I'm really disappointed in Triometrics. It isn't the least bit challenging whatsoever. <BR> Is anyone else finding this? <BR> I'm at the end of Block 2. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 14:09:55 EST I need help http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12192x10555x57050554 Hello all <BR> i'm happy to find this site and i have benefited a lot from this site and all member <BR> now i have a big problem <BR> i start my p90x classic since 2 month and now i do last week in phase 2 <BR> but i have troubles with nutrition i am 186 cm and wight 102 and i eat 1500 cal every day and now l feel very sick and yesterday i have issue with my left eyes for two minute i can't see any this with it :( . <BR> i go to hospital and doctor say you don't have any problem in eyes o... Sat, 8 Mar 2014 11:06:02 EST How do you feel today? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x56944373 <em>250</em> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 05:12:27 EST back and legs for obese http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x56627218 Does anyone thing back and legs probably isn't the greatest for an obese person? I kind of feel it's too many lunges but maybe i'm wrong. just wanted to hear other's thoughts?? Mon, 3 Feb 2014 09:48:43 EST Anyone doing the "THIRD" http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x56577267 I have ordered X3. It should be here early next week. Anyone else wanna join me? Thu, 30 Jan 2014 12:52:48 EST Fitting it in? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x56142324 Started P90X again this week after taking a very long break (like 2 years). The problem I am finding is fitting in the hour long workout plus the ab workout. I only have two hours after my kids go to bed when I get home from work to do it. I can push myself to started the DVD but find I lack the energy to complete the whole thing or never get to the abs. Is there a way to break it up? Does anyone have any other suggestions on how they deal with limited time and energy? Mon, 30 Dec 2013 18:25:03 EST I need help/ins piration http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x55933470 My goal was to complete p90x before my 30th birthday. I did the program for two and a half weeks and I've already fallen off the wagon. I haven't done anything in about 2 weeks. I feel like its been so long since I last exercised that I need to start the whole program over but that thought is overwhelming. Either way, I won't complete it before my birthday. <BR> This has happened to me several times before. I start p90x, absolutely love it, but then for some reason I stop and then feel too ... Tue, 10 Dec 2013 12:05:35 EST Finally starting p90x 3rd times the charm!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x55900220 Hey Guys my names Austin i started p90x 3 weeks ago i start rest week monday! My goal is to lose 100 pounds i started at 270 and weighed in on monday already lost 10 pounds! Another goal when the weights gone i would like to join the military! Wish me luck Sat, 7 Dec 2013 17:14:45 EST Starting P90X on 12/25! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x55863040 Hey everybody - <BR> <BR> In June of 2013, I was a P90X grad, newly married, and riding high! ...and proceeded to have a really awful year after that, in so very many ways. :( <BR> <BR> Things are finally starting to normalize and stabilize (I hope!) and I'm taking steps to get back to "Bring It!" I'm set to finish my last month of Power 90 (P90X's little brother, LOL) and am set to start P90X Classic again... on Christmas Day, of all days. What a great present to give myself, right? :... Wed, 4 Dec 2013 10:53:27 EST P90X3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x55817359 Hello! <BR> <BR> Who is going to be getting x3? I am excited for dec 10 release date! I was thinking about starting a facebook group. If you are interested let me know! <BR> <BR> Andrea Sat, 30 Nov 2013 18:57:44 EST Let's end 2013 SparkPeople Style...Bring it! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x55753473 Hello p90x Bring it! team <em>104</em> I think it is a good idea to post to team member's blogs, share something on your blog, and even post on the team page to end the year with a big Spark. <BR> <BR> Being active on SparkPeople is about supporting yourself with the world class tools that are provided. Go to your Start Page if you haven't already and click around. There is a good 500 point introduction segment that I just found. I think it's new because I have been on here forever a... Sun, 24 Nov 2013 17:22:41 EST P90X3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x55367104 I am super excited for P90X3. Anyone else? I'm excited for the 30 minute workouts!! What do you think. Will it live up to the hype? Wed, 23 Oct 2013 14:11:48 EST Dive Bomber - so hard! Any advice? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x55280666 I hate the Chest & Back day (today's that day of week again). I have trouble doing the Dive Bomber. I mean BIG TIME. When I start from that Downward Dog position I can get halfway down but then I land flat on my stomach. Each time. <BR> <BR> How did you manage to do it? Any advice will be appreciated. <BR> <BR> Love and Lunges, <BR> Stefanie <BR> <em>198</em> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 04:17:24 EST P90X soon http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x55184239 Wow....I'm real excited to be here. P90X has been set aside for a while now but I want to start again. Hopefully, I can see it thorough to the 90th day. YAY!!! Tue, 8 Oct 2013 06:04:33 EST p90x classic start 9/16 BUDDY WANTED http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x54924368 Starting Day 1 tonight. Back from baby #4. #4 is now 4 months old it is time. This would have been week 2, but my husband decided to do it with me, so I am starting over. It is just as well. I sort of worked out the kinks last week, which weight and how many reps, so now I can work it hard. I tried last year but a pregnancy and a newborn was just too much. We are doing it after the monsters go to bed at night. Last year he didn't last more than 3 weeks, so if he quits on me again I wil... Mon, 16 Sep 2013 16:44:10 EST It's like a GHOST TOWN in HEEYAH - Hellooooooo???? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x54793459 So where is everybody? Can I get a check in and update? Thu, 5 Sep 2013 15:41:20 EST Days 4 and 6 (yoga,kenpo) hard to follow. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x54727367 Today is day 7 for me but I feel I should take time to repeat days 4 and 6 too. I think the step forward and backward buttons on these routines (windows media player) should be made to jump forward and backward for shorter spans so I can play back shorter segments easier. In the yoga movements for instance I wanted to see the movements from about 2 minutes before you go into downward dog, to that stance, but when I clicked the reverse step button, I got back to the start of the exercise ins... Sat, 31 Aug 2013 11:15:32 EST Anybody want to do p90x2 before x3 comes out? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x54643253 Hey! I want to do x2 before 3 comes out. I was thinking sept, oct, nov before the holidays. I might start a facebook group if we have enough people! Sat, 24 Aug 2013 13:02:36 EST 2nd time around - better than the first? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x54409188 So, after weeks of fumbling around with Power 90 and then P90M, I decided that there is NO SU BSTITUTE for the REAL THING! I'm back on P90X as of TODAY! Started with Chest and Back, abs. Ready and raring to go for Round 2 of P90X. Mon, 5 Aug 2013 17:34:34 EST P90X 3 is being release this winter! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x54365106 Officially per the beachbody website P90X3 is going to be released this winter! <BR> <BR> I'm so excited..who is ready to bring it!! Fri, 2 Aug 2013 08:15:10 EST New to P90X http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x54082326 Plyo X is awesome! Thu, 11 Jul 2013 01:56:18 EST Month 2! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x54040653 Made it! Month 2 starts Tuesday! I had a rough week of eating and missed 2 workouts this round. If you are starting month 2 too, congrats! Let's keep this up! If anyone has any tips on how to get through those (monthly because I'm a girl) cravings, I will greatly appreciate it! Sun, 7 Jul 2013 22:39:34 EST Newbie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x54028687 Hey ya'll! I'm Jennifer. I just ordered P90X so I won't be able to start for another week or so. But I am looking forward to getting to it and making a change! Sat, 6 Jul 2013 23:02:06 EST This is how you know you've been X'd!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x53976805 So I "graduated" last week and decided that I'd do something different and go back to the beginning - the beginning being Power 90 in this case. It's like a trip down memory lane sort of but I find myself wishing I could go back in time and meet Tony Horton at 40 years of age and tell him, you are going to do SO MUCH MORE! All through Sculpt 1-2 I found myself pushing faster and harder than the video because, like the Matrix was to Neo after he became the one, it is just TOO SLOW! I like the... Tue, 2 Jul 2013 16:48:33 EST So, starting from the beginning - Power 90 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x53963716 So, I decided (since I was finished P90X that I would do something RADICAL. I decided to start from the beginning - Power 90. Now I remember why X is X! lol <BR> Did the first workout today, worked up a good sweat but It isn't X! lol <BR> I'm going to go through this and then move on to the Master Series, back into X and then do X+ and X2 - at least that's the plan! Mon, 1 Jul 2013 18:25:04 EST Do any of you have a fitness trainer? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x53942516 My wife says she had a dream about me doing P90x without having a fitness trainer and she worries that I would overdo it and bust something since I am 67 and have a low heart rate. My cardiologist says that if it wasn't for the excellent results that shows that my heart rate goes up, when they increase the speed or incline of the tread mill, then levels off and promptly goes down when they remove the stress, that I would be a candidate for a pacemaker. Two years ago, I had a severe coughing... Sun, 30 Jun 2013 07:11:47 EST I need a buddy http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x53928285 I've done p90x before with my brother and had good results even though I only got half way through it. I really want to do it again but need someone to keep the fire under me to keep it up til the end. I'm planning on starting Sunday June 30 th. have to get a pull up bar this weekend. Anyone interested in starting this with me? Fri, 28 Jun 2013 22:02:33 EST 60 Day Progress http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x53869656 Ok I have to admit it has been super hard to stick with the program. What has been difficult is eating on the program consistently and staying motivated to keep pushing play. The program works if you give it 100% and stay consistent. <BR> <BR> The best advice I can give is stay consistent and work the plan the way it is designed. What I am looking forward to is the last 5 weeks. I did good the first 30 days, 30-60 days was a struggle, and now motivated to finish hard. I would also tak... Mon, 24 Jun 2013 14:31:34 EST Focus T25 team! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x53728128 Hey everyone! <BR> <BR> I just wanted to let you know I created a Focus T25 team since it has the offical release date of 6/24! Come join us! <BR> <BR> http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/group<BR>s_individual.asp?gid=60401 Thu, 13 Jun 2013 12:36:12 EST Day 22 - Done http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x53645786 Worked on Chest and Back today. My schedule has gotten out of sync - when I started this routine chest and back was on Mondays, but life got in the way so I did it today. I felt sick when I started but I pushed through it for the first round. I probably would have done the second round if time allowed me to push for another 30 minutes. But the main thing is - I did the first round. I did what I could and I'm feeling okay about that. <BR> <BR> I know the start of the 4th week is supposed... Fri, 7 Jun 2013 12:11:43 EST Chin-ups/Fit Test http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x53626944 Hi everyone! <BR> Yesterday my pullup bar arrived and after installing it into the door frame I tried to do a chin-up, just out of curiosity (didn't trust the door frame, I have to admit). <BR> I could not even get CLOSE to doing a HALF chin-up! This is bad, isn't it? Tonight I will take the Fit Test and am sure I can do everything just fine - except the unassisted chin-up. <BR> <BR> Has anyone been able to do an unassisted chin-up the first time they tried? Thu, 6 Jun 2013 03:54:00 EST Lean Buddy http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x53617940 Literally I needed someone to lean on after Core Synergistics yesterday. <BR> I have tried Classic several times, but the most I completed was 2 months. I like cardio way more and so figure I will get to the 3rd month with the Lean routine (then go to Classic). I have learned from each time I have started the workout...but! I think having motivation is good! A lot of my friends out of town exercise regularly, but I don't really have that support system where I live. If you're looking for... Wed, 5 Jun 2013 12:11:18 EST Tight Calf Muscles http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x53555757 My left calf muscle has been giving me some serious grief lately. I can't do a work out with out it seizing up. I can not do more than five jumping jacks in a work out then I have to stop. I can walk but I am in pain constantly. <BR> <BR> I have done every stretch I can possibly think of. I have the foam roller from the P90X2 which I am using. I give myself daily massages but it is not working. <BR> <BR> Any one else have this problem? Any suggestions. I want to get back to working out har... Sat, 1 Jun 2013 01:01:50 EST 30 Day Progress http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x53527381 Well I managed to finish a full 30 days of P90X. It was difficult, but rewarding. I stuck with the program for an entire month. I need to pat myself on the back for that one. After 30 days I am stronger, I lost 3 pounds (which is huge since I am so close to goal), I lost inches, and my skin feels so smooth (I guess that is from the fat loss). <BR> <BR> What I need to do better is stick with my meal program (oh it's so easy for me to get out of control - ha ha), drink more water, track ... Wed, 29 May 2013 20:19:20 EST Day 16 - Done http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x53511729 I feel good. I did the entire plyo workout today including 3 of the sports bonus. I even had to laugh at myself though doing the baseball moves - man am I uncoordinated. It was pretty funny though. Over 430 calories burned today and I'm sure as I get more fit and my intensity increases it will be even more. Looking forward to that. <BR> <BR> <em>318</em> Tue, 28 May 2013 16:29:12 EST Day 9 - Done http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x53440673 Progress has been made - I can finally finish the first round of ab ripper x, the 25 ins and outs, without stopping. <BR> <BR> <em>244</em> Wed, 22 May 2013 16:41:56 EST Day 8 - Done http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x53427872 It's been a few days since I posted but I have been pushing play. I feel like I'm improving, my stamina is getting better. I hope to see some results soon. Tue, 21 May 2013 16:22:15 EST Day 4 - Done http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x53370228 Back and Legs - feel good about my progress today. I completed it all one time through. Sometimes a little shaky but that will change. Only had to stop 2x through the first set of exercises in Ab Ripper X. Can feel like I'm getting stronger already!!! Or maybe it's because I took my shoes off today... <BR> <BR> <em>211</em> Thu, 16 May 2013 15:10:06 EST Day 3 - Done http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x53345180 Today was a much more successful day than either of the first or second days. I got through the entire workout, doing both sets. I had to modify the weights a couple of times but that is okay. I am still bad with the Ab Ripper X. I am struggling to get through the first exercise but today's performance was better than 2 days ago. I only put my feet down about 5 times. When I am able to get through the 25 reps completely I will add the second exercise. <BR> I am feeling it! Tue, 14 May 2013 17:01:07 EST Core Synergistics Questions http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x53334099 Made it through 3 weeks! (though I did miss a few workouts...) <BR> <BR> Did the Core Syn for the first time today - and did anyone else feel like he wasn't as good about showing how to modify things?? Only one exercise seemed to use the bands, the rest used free-weights, which I don't have. I'm trying to experiment with using bands instead of weights - any suggestions? <BR> <BR> And I was having trouble doing the pushups in ways that let me modify while being on my knees -- think it's... Mon, 13 May 2013 20:40:55 EST Day 2 - Done http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x53329348 Plyometrics today. You know, when I did this routine the last time a couple of years ago plyo was pretty close to my favourite routine. Not today. Way too much of me jiggling. Did 32 jiggly minutes and hopefully by the end of the 90 days there won't be quite so much of me to jiggle when I do these kinds of workouts. All I know for sure is that I worked hard today, I feel great now, both physically and mentally. I brought it, and I didn't need to KEEP hitting play. Mon, 13 May 2013 13:19:18 EST Day 1 - Done http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x53316595 Did I wimp out or push myself as far as I could go? Maybe a bit of both. I really don't want to hurt that much tomorrow so I pushed myself as hard as I could go but I only did 1 set. I'm sore today just from doing the fitness test yesterday. I do think I need to increase the weights on the next workout, though. Guess I'm stronger than I thought! <BR> <BR> <em>23</em> Sun, 12 May 2013 14:30:58 EST Back At It - Again http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x53291195 I'm joining this group because, man oh man, I really need encouragement. I did the p90x program a couple years back and while I didn't lost much weight I did see an improvement in my overall stamina. I'm not sure why I stopped at that time. But it's time now to get back on the bandwagon and really work the program. I am making this promise to myself to be true to my goals. After all, who but myself, gets hurt when I fail? Nobody. Just me. So it's time to treat myself as nicely as I tr... Fri, 10 May 2013 09:41:00 EST It's Working! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x53192639 Ok I am on day 11 and I can tell this program is really working. I find it rather amazing on how well it's working on reducing the fat on my body. I have been going to the gym 6 days a week, running on the treadmill, weight lifting fairly heavy without reducing the fat much. At times I feel like I am not really working out that much. Don't get me wrong, it's an intense workout for the hour, but at times I feel like the running and weight lifting at the gym was more intense. <BR> <BR> I... Thu, 2 May 2013 12:07:27 EST Need some encouragement http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x53152871 Hi P90Xers!! <BR> <BR> I'm sitting here reading the threads with Nutter Butter cookies in my mouth...I know...I need help! <BR> <BR> Anyway, I've done the program before and loved the results. I'm looking to start again, but my left knee has either torn cartilage or a torn meniscus. (Awaiting an MRI). <BR> <BR> Anybody else done the program with knee problems and been successful without injuring yourself further? I would hate hate hate to fall into a sedentary pattern because of this inju... Mon, 29 Apr 2013 13:50:01 EST So how old is everyone here? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x52993492 I turned 51 on November 6. Tue, 16 Apr 2013 18:04:11 EST So confused http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x52979301 Ok, so I started Week 2 - chest and back. <BR> Pushups and pretty much everything are stronger but pullups/chinups are almost impossible. STILL so sore along the wings - it's unbelievable. Is this a common thing heading into the second week? Mon, 15 Apr 2013 17:06:52 EST P90X snacks question? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x52857730 I was reading through the nutrition plan that goes with the program and noticed that all the foods listed for each phase 1, 2, and 3 were the same except for the "snacks" section. Why is that? I don't know if this was an accident (like they forgot to mention other stuff you can eat) or if there is a specific reason. Anyway, I just wanted to know if I could eat snacks that were listed in Phase 3 (like cheese and crackers) while in Phase 1 (that's the phase I'm in)? Sat, 6 Apr 2013 19:02:46 EST P90X Nutrition Plan Question. ..Snacks? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12192x10555x52850191 I was reading through the nutrition plan that goes with the program and noticed that all the foods listed for each phase 1, 2, and 3 were the same except for the "snacks" section. I don't know if this was an accident (like they forgot to mention other stuff you can eat) or if there is a specific reason. Anyway, I just wanted to know if I could eat snacks that were listed in Phase 3 (like cheese and crackers) while in Phase 1 (that's the phase I'm in)? Sat, 6 Apr 2013 07:15:09 EST New to P90x http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x52790501 Just ordered the P90x today. I am currently doing Les Mills Pump and want some more challenges. Am super excited about this. Have wanted to do it for a long time now. I am looking to build muscle and lose a few pounds at the same time. Tue, 2 Apr 2013 00:57:52 EST No more excuses! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x52716395 Okay, well here it goes. I have tried P90X and did the chest and back, then the abs. I really liked it but I just didn't have enough time to do it every day. So here goes round two. <BR> I work full time and have two young girls. I was going to do it on the weekends only. But quickly found that I kept putting it off and haven't done it since. So I need to get my butt motivated and start doing it every day. My kids are in bed at 8pm, so that gives me 2 hours before i go to bed. No more excuse... Wed, 27 Mar 2013 13:20:42 EST First round of Lean http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x52505221 Hello everyone, I am a college student that used to be on that workout grind and then lost it, as well as gain the weight I lost back and then some. I'm trying out my first round P90X Lean today to hopefully get me back on track to one day lose the extra 30 lbs I gained as well as reach the original goal I had in mind last year. This seems intimidating but its what I need to do! <BR> <BR> also I'm not too familiar with knowing how to use these discussion boards :/ Tue, 12 Mar 2013 18:54:47 EST Bringin' It! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x52374148 Good morning, all! <BR> <BR> Just started my first "official" week of P90X! (Last week, I did the exercises, and I pushed as I could, but also went slowly to work on form -- oh yes, anyone watching me try to figure out the coordination for the Kenpo X would have been peeing their pants from laughing at me!) and watching them do the first few reps before I'd join in so that I could learn. <BR> <BR> And even from that, I still hurt! <BR> <BR> And I love it :) <BR> <BR> So, I considered tha... Sun, 3 Mar 2013 21:14:14 EST Where do you find the time??? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x52306627 I couldn't find another topic on the time required for the program, so here it is! <BR> <BR> Where the heck do you find time to do a workout of 90 min PLUS have the time to cook all the meals on the meal program? And what else do you do in life? Ha Ha Ha <BR> <BR> So here's my solution. I'm doing a workout when I can, which is not everyday. I'm not doing it 90 days straight, but that's alright with me if it takes me a year. I actually printed my own workoutsheet with 90 boxes that I post... Wed, 27 Feb 2013 09:34:45 EST Which do you suggest??? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x52266880 I'm new to this I'm about 100 lbs over weight other than that I'm in pretty good shape health wise that is. I have done one of the Insanity , one thing from power 90 and some of the p90x. Someone told me I should start off with Slim by 6. I was wondering about power 90, turbo jam or turbo fire? What would any one suggest? Sun, 24 Feb 2013 18:13:48 EST Clean hospital gift basket ideas http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x52175863 Hi everyone! A friend of mine's baby is in the hospital for a number of days and I want to give her a gift basket to give her some love. She is a fit mom who loves to run...in fact she takes time out of caring for her little one to jog a few miles every day at the hospital. She is trying to make healthy choices with food but I'm sure that we all know that it's pretty lacking. Please help me put together a gift basket that fitness/Clean based that won't cost me more than $40. Thanks! :) Mon, 18 Feb 2013 11:15:00 EST P90X and running? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x52121623 I'm currently in the first week of Lean... Does anyone know how I can fit in some running? I have a series of 3 races coming up (3, 4 and 5 miles), and I'd like to hit the streets a couple of times before then. Should I replace a cardio day? Should I just go out on a "rest" day? It seems like I should be fine, but I don't want to mess up my running with the P90X workouts. Any ideas? Thu, 14 Feb 2013 10:13:31 EST First week down...but weight's up! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x52121208 Hi everyone, <BR> <BR> I just finished my first week of "lean" The workouts have been going okay, but I'm actually up 2 pounds and I haven't gone over my calorie range! I've logged every bite. Kind of discouraging... has anyone else experienced this? Is this a new exercise water retention thing? I had been going to boot camp twice a week before this, so it's not completely new exercise. I'm stumped... Thu, 14 Feb 2013 09:46:30 EST Feeding a large family on a budget... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12192x10555x52080282 Hi there! I just joined the team and introduced myself in the "Introduce yourself" thread. My main concern is providing clean food on a budget for a big family. I have to feed my husband, 6 kids and myself. When I first learned about clean eating, I just dove right in and ended spending A LOT of money to feed my family. I do realize now it's mainly because I didn't really keep it simple and used recipes from magazines that require a lot of different and also "new to me" ingredients. I learned... Mon, 11 Feb 2013 14:28:08 EST Posting here for the first time! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x52080269 Hi! My name is Gina and although I joined the group years ago I believe (and been in and out of SP), this is my first time posting. I had discovered clean eating and P90X 3 years ago and tried it for a few weeks until I got pregnant and I stopped. I am a believer that clean eating P90X is the way to go but I am sad to say goodbye to the foods that got me big in the first place. Today is the start of my weight loss journey so I will be doing a lot of re-learning, learning and working hard! I a... Mon, 11 Feb 2013 14:26:58 EST Possible to get results if not 90 days straight?? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x51918081 This is my second try at p90x. The first time around was not long after I had a baby and my husband and I (night owls) were doing it at 5am. It just didn't work out. <BR> <BR> This time we're more committed (doing it in the evening), but with four young kids and a busy schedule it's hard to get it in every day. I'd say I'm averaging five days a week. This is definitely more exercise and a more intense workout than what we were getting previously, and I'm not looking to be one of Tony's "succ... Thu, 31 Jan 2013 20:20:32 EST Newbie to P90X http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x51651641 Started on P90X Lean on Sunday. Completed my second workout last night, the cardio X. I was surprised there was so much yoga in it! <BR> <BR> I am really excited to finally be doing this program. My family is doing it with me which is a huge boost to my motivation. In the past, I've always felt like I was abandoning my family when I went to workout (mostly due to their complaints). Now, we are all doing it together - much better. <em>224</em> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 08:24:39 EST Just started need advise http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x51552041 I just started P90X. I did the first arm/back exercise and next day only was able to get through half of the 3rd program. I tweeked by back during roller derby practice. My question is do I try to get through the last program which I did not complete or move forward and try to complete the set the next go around? <BR> The plyometrics was actually fun and not that hard since I have strong legs due to the derby squats we do in practice and my running. <BR> I have low back issues which I d... Wed, 9 Jan 2013 09:52:27 EST Hello Fellow P90X-ers http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x51455401 Hey all. My name is Carolyn, I am 30 years old and am ready for a new challenge. I started phase 1 of the P90X diet plan on 1 January, and will start the P90X Lean routine this week (needed to get back to work and in a routine first). I am excited to lose some weight, and look great in a bikini when I go on vacation to the Dominican Republic in April. I look forward to getting to know many of you and reaching our fitness goals together. <BR> <BR> Good luck to all of you. Thu, 3 Jan 2013 16:08:44 EST What I've accomplished since starting P90x http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x51285234 - I can now do 25 reps of all the Ab Ripper X exercises. <BR> - My flexibility has improved - I can touch my toes now, where before I couldn't. <BR> - I can do most push-up exercises on my toes. <BR> - I can do most weight training exercises with 8 pound weights... there's only a few I still need 5 pound weights for. <BR> - I can get a lot of height on a lot of the Plyo X exercises. <BR> <BR> What have you accomplished since starting P90x? Fri, 21 Dec 2012 10:09:04 EST Making a P90x Hybrid http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x51274071 I only have a limited amount of free time to workout, and I'm also a runner so I like to keep my mileage up. <BR> <BR> A few weeks ago I started doing more and more research on how strength training can make you a better runner. I don't have space in my home for a weight bench etc, so I started up p90x again. (i've tried it before but got burnt out) <BR> <BR> So basically what I'm doing is this: <BR> <BR> I'm doing the strength training videos, in order, according to the schedule. <BR> <... Thu, 20 Dec 2012 09:29:41 EST Need Info on p90x http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x51242018 Happy Holidays Mon, 17 Dec 2012 12:48:40 EST Ab Ripper X http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x51158505 I like the p90x series but I'm having a hard time with the Ab Ripper X, is there anything I can sub for it? I just feel like I can't do enough of the moves with good enough form to make a difference. Anyone else have this problem? Mon, 10 Dec 2012 11:58:04 EST just me http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x51074712 Hey all, im Jamie..im 22..im currently on day 42 of p90x. I love it. I have lost a total weight of 43lbs 30" and 17%bf in 8 months (not all from p90x of course) Before i started, i lost a baby and was really sick from being unhealthy...So i started eating healthy and working out in May...i went from 182lbs to 139lbs in almost 8months. my bmi was 30.3 now its 23.9 and im 5'5". i did start p90x back in july however my chinup bar fell off the door jam and broke my knuckle...whilst my hand being ... Mon, 3 Dec 2012 20:49:16 EST Last Chance 2012 Fitness Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x50963904 After beginning the year at my weigh loss goal and then surpassing that by having a perfect round of p90x/Insanity hybrid my motivation...my high school reunion in June...passed. My big dream event of the Inaugural Lompoc Tennis Festival Last Fortnight September 2012 was more of a semi fictional/virtual fantasy affair rather than the star studded tourist attraction I had dreamed of. Guess what? Reality 101: in order to be happy and healthy and in the right frame of mind to have future failure... Sun, 25 Nov 2012 19:24:25 EST Day 2! - any advice for a newbie? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x50823837 Hi everyone! I'm going to be finishing day 2 of the P90X program. I did around 3 weeks of this program before, but got married and life kind of took over! <BR> <BR> Does anyone have any advice for a newbie? Do you really work out 6 days a week with this program? If not, how many days a week do you follow it? <BR> <BR> Any advice at all would be much appreciated! Thanks and good luck to everyone! Wed, 14 Nov 2012 10:42:19 EST Hello I am on day 43 of P90x. Love my results so f http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x50808798 Hi everyone. I am loving my at home workout of p90x. I am a mom to 4 kids so I need to workout at home. <BR> I also completed insanity prior to this and lost 20 lbs. my profile pic is my before and after of Insanity. I highly recommend this workout too. <BR> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 08:59:25 EST Hi! I'm new and on day 42! Loving my results. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x50802646 Hi. I am on day 42 and its a great workout.i am definitely more toned! I can tell a difference in my abs. How is it going for everyone else? Mon, 12 Nov 2012 19:59:41 EST The 50% Protein 30% Carbs 20% Fat Approach http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12192x10555x50766884 I have been doing Spark People for years now, I re-set my program so it looks like I am new, but I am not. I like the Spark people meal plans and the grocery list. Makes it wasy. <BR> However, I started P90x last week and in one short week of just doing the P90X exercises only I have seen dramatic results. AND I was sick last week so my "bring it" was not what it normally would be. In fact, one day I was SO sick I had to stop after only 13 minutes due to all the coughing I was doing. <BR> I ... Sat, 10 Nov 2012 07:54:16 EST Starting out http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x50440601 Hi <BR> I am starting PX90 on Saturday. I am still not sure if I will do classic or lean. <BR> I was wondering if there was anyone else out there who is just getting started and would like an online buddy to help stay accountable. <BR> <BR> Nickie Thu, 18 Oct 2012 06:44:57 EST New here! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x50398841 Hi Everyone! <BR> Just started P90x this morning. I am doing the "Lean" schedule. I have been a runner for the past several years and have lifted weights on/ off to get toned, ect.. . Since I am not training for any races right now I needed to give myself a GOAL and my husband had the p90x videos so I said "why not"? Instead of one of the cardio days I will replace it with running. I don't have a ton of weight to lose, but I want to get more toned, ect... My hardest thing with this new cha... Mon, 15 Oct 2012 11:33:16 EST TELL ME WHAT I NEED TO KNOW B4 STARTING!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x50355163 And don't leave ANYTHING out!! Fri, 12 Oct 2012 08:21:01 EST Trying all over again http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x50149021 My husband and I did the program together for about 3 weeks and I got super lazy and quit. Just realized today there is pretty much exactly 90 days till the end of the year. I'm setting my goal to finish my first round by 12/31, hoping that my perfectionist attitude will keep me commited to finishing in that time. Feeling excited to do it but super trepidacious also, I have got to find the motivation to stick with it this time. Fri, 28 Sep 2012 14:09:18 EST Question about chin up max http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x50052584 I have a question for anyone who uses the P90x chin up max to help them with chin-ups. When I do chin-ups with the chin-up max, the plastic part at the bottom presses against my left leg and makes a slight bruise. How do I stop that from happening? <BR> <BR> Thanks in advance! <BR> <BR> Erica Sat, 22 Sep 2012 10:25:59 EST Burned Out/ Motivation http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x49978487 I have done P90x twice now and one round of P90x2. After completing that I was pleased with my weight loss and new body, but then stopped everything --- and continued to eat all the extra calories that I had to take in while working out....and have quickly gained back 5-10 lbs. <BR> <BR> Now I am trying to motivate myself to restart the P90X2 -- but am having a hard time finding that 60-75 minutes in my day (which was there before and nothing has changed -- so it is just an excuse).... so n... Mon, 17 Sep 2012 15:10:58 EST Recommend your heart rate monitor http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x49931674 Just curious what heart rate monitor everyone recommends. <BR> <BR> Also what is everyone doing for body fat calculation? <BR> <BR> Thanks!! Fri, 14 Sep 2012 10:56:25 EST Following phase I with no dairy or soy http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12192x10555x49862861 I started P-90X in a midst of doing some food allergy elimination testing and roughly following the paleo diet (no dairy, grains, legumes) I also have endometriosis, so try to avoid soy and instead use whey protien when looking for protien supplements...but really with this elimination diet supplements are not an option. So the only other source of protien available for me are nuts and eggs, which are high in fat. <BR> <BR> Because of this I am having a lot of difficulty acheiving the 30/... Mon, 10 Sep 2012 15:06:56 EST Lean vs. Classic http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x49844495 I tried P90X once before, but Plyometrics was too much for a pre-existing knee injury. I want to try again, and I was thinking that I should do the lean program... or should I do classic and just swap out Plyometrics with either Cardio or Kenpo? <BR> <BR> I realize that fitness is a life-long goal, so another option I was thinking of was to do lean (hopefully building up the muscles around my knee), and THEN do classic. <BR> <BR> Any opinions or advice on this? <BR> <BR> Sun, 9 Sep 2012 13:57:30 EST Just starting. ..bonking in late afternoon http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12192x10555x49829125 I have just started the nutrition plan and in reading the other forums, I see I don't actually have to eat 1800-2200 cals a day. Just eat until I'm satisfied and that is great because I made it to 1850 yesterday and my guts hurt!! LOL!! <BR> <BR> However, I have noticed that my early morning workouts go great, only for me to bonk in the later afternoon early evening. I have been trying to have a carb with dinner, but it doesn't seem to help. Is this just my metabolism adjusting or should... Sat, 8 Sep 2012 13:19:45 EST Rest or X stretch http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x49773709 Tomorrow is my rest/X stretch day.....I am on a really good streak of exercise, sometimes 2x a day. My question- <BR> <BR> is it better to "press play" and do the X stretch, or have a day of rest? I am leaning towards a day of rest, but nervous to break my streak. <BR> <BR> Heading into day 7 and I am Tired !!! Tue, 4 Sep 2012 22:18:03 EST hi guys http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x49591327 sorry, posted in the wrong place... Thu, 23 Aug 2012 13:27:53 EST How many calories are you eating? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12192x10555x49530382 I just want to compare (I feel like they call for too many cals); if you don't mind, also mention your stats (sex, age, height, weight), and what your goal is (lose weight to get to target weight, just to tone, etc). And do you feel with you calorie intake, you are making progress? Sun, 19 Aug 2012 16:45:30 EST Holy Crap - that was HARD http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x49399459 I did it! I said I'd start PX90 today and I did. I did Chest and Back - but had to amend the push ups for starters to 'girl' pushups due to ankle pain. I did the first set with a goal of 10-12 and the second set with a match +1. I put on my big girl pants and did it. I feel like such a stud. <BR> <BR> <em>9</em> Fri, 10 Aug 2012 15:25:01 EST Best Athletic shoes for P90X? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x49397212 I'm searching for a new pair of athletic shoes because the current ones I have just are not comfortable enough. In looking I see Running, Light weight, or cross training...I'm leaning towards running type. Which are you fellow P90X buddies using? Fri, 10 Aug 2012 12:21:15 EST Ready to Start PX90 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x49390268 Hi All - I joined SP on Monday and I'm going to do it. I've had the dvd set FOR ALMOST 2 YEARS and did it once. That was when I was really fit. I've been on a 2-year downward spiral with my arthritis but no more excuses. <BR> <BR> So wish me luck! Thu, 9 Aug 2012 23:25:04 EST Can you do p90x everyother day? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x49375173 I was doing p90x for a straight month. I did great :) i lost 9 pounds AND 3 inches around my while body. But then i cut a chunk out of my finger at work. It hurt when it happend but it hurt worse when it was in the healing process. My hand was throbbing like CRAZY, so i gave up p90x for a week. I didnt wanna give up p90x.. but my body was in shock from my finger. Through out that week i didnt realize how depressed i got. I was walking around the lake.. but my eating wasnt on best. Jus... Wed, 8 Aug 2012 23:40:42 EST I Might See Tony Horton on the 22nd!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x49351327 I am so excited. Mark Briggs and Susan Lucy are going on a Base tour with Tony Horton. I found this out by Facebooking and Tweeting with them both. I haven't got confirmation from any of my sources on Base but Mark and Lucy say they are going to be at Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA on August 22. <em>244</em> Tue, 7 Aug 2012 13:34:58 EST Blood donation http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x49294274 I donated blood today. #47. Next donation will be 6 gallons. (each donation is 1 pint. Do you remember your units? How many pints make a quart? How many quarts make a gallon? 8 donations = 1 gallon) <BR> <BR> Why do I donate blood? Because I can. Because it helps people. <BR> <BR> I know there are many reasons why people cannot donate blood. But if you can, you should. It doesn't take long. There is a blood drive going on near you somewhere, sometime. And people's lives depend ... Fri, 3 Aug 2012 17:53:03 EST September Challenge Group http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x49290963 Hello P90Xers.... <BR> <BR> I am starting a P90x challenge group in September and am looking for people who want to be part of the group. If you have tried on your own before and failed, then this time try with a group. <BR> <BR> I only ask that if you want to join, please do so with the understanding that we are here to encourage each other. So keep your spirits up and lets do this thing. <BR> <BR> Bring it! Fri, 3 Aug 2012 13:02:02 EST Here goes nothing! Day 1 of P90X! Who's with me?? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x49117209 I'm going to start P90X today! NO MORE EXCUSES!!! I am scheduling myself to workout while my youngest is napping. I will try and update as I go along, sharing my experience through this journey. I'm excited! Who else is starting? Mon, 23 Jul 2012 13:30:55 EST Need to start but hesitating, Augh! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x49016899 I have the program and I think I have the space, but don't know if I have the proper stuff for the pull up portion...I have a band, but don't have a way to hang from the ceiling...since I'll be doing in my living room. Any suggestions? I am anxious to start, but want to be prepared. I have recently changed my diet a month ago, and now ready to incorporate exercise. I'm not losing weight very fast and I need to tone and tighten. I currently weigh 147 and I'm 5'8" and wear a size 10. I would li... Mon, 16 Jul 2012 23:14:15 EST Fave workout? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x49006290 Just curious as to what everyone's favorite workout or move is. <BR> <BR> I really like Core and Kenpo but my fave move is probably Superman/Banana. It caters to my inner child's desire to play superhero Mon, 16 Jul 2012 09:56:33 EST Muscle Soreness http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x48992571 What do you guys do to combat the soreness of the first few weeks and stay motivated? Sun, 15 Jul 2012 11:52:59 EST I can't believe it! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x48925504 I just took my measurements after completing week 4. I knew I'd lost some weight, but wasn't sure about how it all worked out in terms of my measurements. I'm doing the Classic routine and am being pretty strict about the diet. So far I've lost 10 pounds, and an inch and a half from my waist. When I measured over my bellybutton (I had some belly fat) I've lost 2 1/2 inches. This is really all the motivation I need to keep going for another 60 days and beyond! When I started this I never... Tue, 10 Jul 2012 22:08:12 EST logging http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x48918030 I don't have a heart rate moniter so I was wondering which would be better for tracking. circuit for high impact aerobics for P90x?? Tue, 10 Jul 2012 13:01:33 EST Finally started P90X http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x48906093 I tried p90x before but didn't make it very far. I'm a self-proclaimed workaholic so I tend to use my need to succeed at work as an excuse not to fit a workout in daily. They say it takes 21 days to make a new task a routine. I'm going to stay focused on completing Phase 1 and then start a new goal. <BR> I started Core today and although it was tough, I felt completely awesome! <BR> Day 1 down.......89 more to go...... Mon, 9 Jul 2012 19:25:48 EST Heart Rate Monitor Help http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x48789013 I have a Timex personal trainer HRM. I am trying to figure out if numbers are right, and I was looking to see if someone could give me any suggestions or help... <BR> <BR> One of the first things I noticed when I was using my HRM was the calories I was burning seemed a lot higher than I thought they'd be - At one point, I was mowing our lawn (pretty big sized, used a push mower - not one of those automatic ones - and it took me about 1.5-2 hours to complete) but it chalked me up to burning o... Mon, 2 Jul 2012 09:12:46 EST Ordering P90x on Tues. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x48766314 Well I've made up my mind and I'm going for it....but must admit I'm scared to try it but even more scared not to do it...I'm worried about how much I can really do at 300+ lbs.... <BR> <BR> Is there anyone on here who has started above 300 lbs....I'm so afraid that I'll have to modify everything if there's an option for that....I hope to have it by the end of the week I'm going for express shipping...so I can start it on Monday the 9th <BR> <BR> I'm really nervous about this.... <BR> Sat, 30 Jun 2012 20:33:59 EST motivation needed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x48762159 starting P90X for the first time & i need all the motivation i can get. i set up a twitter account thatll follow my progress & id like to be followed by any&everybody that will help motivate me to stay on track. im def that kind of person. twitter.com/buhbuhbeccuh. :D Sat, 30 Jun 2012 12:55:14 EST Weight gain???? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x48750932 I'm on Day 5 of P90X. I've been following the program diligently. Weighing myself, admittedly more than I should, I seem to be putting on a pound a day every day. I'm not sure if this is water weight, like my muscles swelling and trying to heal from being beat up, or muscle weight or what. <BR> <BR> I'm not going to go off course. I'll measure after a while to see if I'm losing inches without losing pounds, which sometimes happens. I'm just a bit perturbed about the weight gain. Any thought... Fri, 29 Jun 2012 16:02:39 EST Tai Cheng with P90X or X2. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x48711268 Hey everyone. I hope your P90X/X2 workouts are going great.I'm doing X2 round 2 along with Tai Cheng starting next Sunday. Are any of you doing the Tai Cheng program along with P90X/X2? I noticed that there wasn't a group for Tai Cheng yet, so i created one. Feel free to come over and join! <link>www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_i<BR>ndividual.asp?gid=57168 </link> Wed, 27 Jun 2012 02:58:13 EST Protein bars http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x48709574 I just started p90x (day 2! :) ) and I was wondering what type of protein bars taste the least like chalk with low carbs. I like sugar, but, it doesn't like me. I work in a lab and it is hard to eat cottage cheese, hummus with veggies during work. My boss doesn't like me to take too many breaks. So, I was wondering what bars people prefer, etc... <BR> <BR> Thanks! Tue, 26 Jun 2012 23:23:20 EST P90X shoulder/arm http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x48590336 Hello! <BR> <BR> So in July I'm going to start P90X in the morning but I only have 30-40 minutes so I'm going to be splitting the workout in half (better than nothing..right?). Some of the workouts are pretty easy to split but I have 2 options with shoulders/arms. It's kind of weird where he does the 3 moves twice and then moves on to the next set. <BR> <BR> 1. Do each move 1x <BR> 2. Do 2.5 "sets" (which would basically be the first 2 sets and then 1 time of the "bonus" round. <BR> <BR... Tue, 19 Jun 2012 08:48:02 EST Similar to YogaX http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x48550794 Hey guys, <BR> I have been doing a modified p90x plan (by modified I mean i don't follow the schedule exactly for motivation/health/time limits). I can tell a difference and I love the way this much exercise makes me feel. I am mostly just doing Cardio, Kempo, some weight training and lots and lots of YogaX. I am starting yoga classes soon, too, but I like being able to do it whenever I want to at home. I love the YogaX because it makes me sweat, I can see a difference in my muscle tone, and ... Sat, 16 Jun 2012 12:17:28 EST Not losing any weight http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x48539597 I can't seem to lose any weight. I lost 60 pounds from September to January, but have not lost any weight since then. I have incrementally lowered my calorie intake and increased my exercise regimen. I am now doing P90x, as opposed to a walk in the morning, and eating only 1700 calories. I have no thyroid problems, but I can't seem to figure out why I am not losing. Any suggestions? Fri, 15 Jun 2012 14:03:35 EST Insanity/P90X hybrid http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x48522101 Hello! <BR> <BR> I'm looking for a partner for accountability/motivation with the insanity/p90x hybrid. I want to start July 9th after the 4th of July holiday b/c I have some vacation that week and won't be on my regular schedule! <BR> <BR> If anyone is interested let me know! <BR> <BR> Andrea Thu, 14 Jun 2012 10:55:20 EST Weight GAIN in first week? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x48489278 Hi All - This is my second week of P90X. I'm doing the Classic program and am following the nutrition plan except I didn't buy Shakeology or the Recovery drink and instead am using Pure Protein powder for my shake and chocolate milk for my recovery (which I have found on many threads). The problem is I've gained weight!! I'm a typically sendentary female hoping to lose that last 10-15 pounds, but somehow I gained 3 pounds last week (and it's not even my TOM). Not exactly the direction I was... Tue, 12 Jun 2012 09:25:18 EST Hit by a train http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x48416463 Ok so this is a little rant... <BR> <BR> I remember when I first started P90X back in November how sore I was every day... I was completely out of shape and living a sedentary lifestyle... So I wasn’t surprised when I was sore all over from working out... However after a few weeks of working out the soreness was no longer extreme. I could handle my workouts and I didn’t wake up the next morning crippled... <BR> <BR> After 6 months of P90X my workout partners and I decided to try another wo... Thu, 7 Jun 2012 10:39:57 EST Hello and help? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x48396315 Hi folks, <BR> <BR> I'm Leonore and am new the team. Long story short, I lost 70lbs a few years back, kept it off until about 18 months ago when some of it started creeping back. With 20lbs to re-lose, I started P90X in April. <BR> <BR> I did the workouts for the first 30 days with almost no changes (scheduling made a few days too busy and so I would double up on workouts the following day about 2-3 times). I'll admit that I didn't really follow the diet. I track my food regularly and pay ... Wed, 6 Jun 2012 01:33:23 EST Chocolate Milk....My Recovery Drink! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x48393019 So, I am in phase II of my first round of P90X and loving it! Anyway, my hubby and I are on a very tight budget these days, so we cannot justify spending the money of the P90X recovery drink. I did a ton of research on the web and I read everywhere that Chocolate Milk is one of the best muscle recovery drinks out there. So, that's what we use! I can't tell you how excited we get after a workout to have our chocolate milk, it's such a treat. Now, I know all the Beachbody coaches wan... Tue, 5 Jun 2012 21:02:45 EST Insanity v. P90X http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x48340567 I was told by a P90X coach that beachbody doesn't recommend running and doing their workouts at the same time. She also mentioned Insanity and it being more of a fat burner workout. <BR> <BR> Anyone done both? Thoughts? I'm trying to burn off the last 30lbs and want to be sure I'm using the right tools. I'm a long-distance runner so running has to be a part of my routine. I track all calories in and out (via Bodymedia) very strictly so now want to get really strict with any exercise regimen.... Sat, 2 Jun 2012 12:55:21 EST question for moms who had c-sections http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x48308805 I would like to like to ask moms who have had a c- section, are you able to get flatter abs? Do you have flabby skin hanging and abs underneath? I want to know if you think it is possible to get that flat stomach and get rid of that flabby stomach? Any comments would be great to here. <BR> <BR> I have had two c-sections. Thu, 31 May 2012 11:31:38 EST Bodymedia users? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x48307305 I recently started using Bodymedia Fit Core and love it! It does a far better job extrapolating information about actual calories burned and not just when you are solely working out. <BR> <BR> Wonder if anyone else uses one and their thoughts? Thu, 31 May 2012 09:57:20 EST Question for experienced P90X teammates http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x48282057 Hi everyone. <BR> I am currently in the middle of my first round of P90X. I am on day 44 to be exact, so I have just finished my first week of Phase II. Here's my question, all of a sudden, I am starving! It seemed that during phase I, I was only eating about 1600 calories a day and struggling to get them all in, because I wasn't that hungry. Now, in Phase II, I am always hungry. I am eating a lot of protein and keeping my carbs on track, but it seems like my body is always yell... Tue, 29 May 2012 17:50:08 EST Started P90X last night http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x48277930 I never thought I would EVER do that many pushups lol. Looking forward to the next 89 days. Any advice???? Tue, 29 May 2012 12:24:43 EST Week 5, Day 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x48260548 Disappointed overall... <BR> <BR> I wanted to be at least at a healthy BMI by my daughter's graduation, AT THE VERY LEAST, and that isn't even a reality anymore!!!!!!!! There's NO WAY I will be able to lose 14 pounds in less than a month. <BR> <BR> My goal since mid-December was to AT LEAST be down by 145 by June 22. I am not anywhere near that goal or my alternative date of July 8th of when her graduation party is... <BR> <BR> I am sad, upset, disappointed, angry.... WHATEVER. I stay on... Mon, 28 May 2012 09:38:29 EST Day 24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x48180235 Kenpo! Up early, and got it done! Feeling stronger every day! Tue, 22 May 2012 09:23:48 EST New to boards, but not P90X http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x48168411 Hello all. I'm new. I like P90X for what it is able to do, however I'm having trouble with follow through. I have a little one (20 months), so it is hard to be able to schedule workouts and get it done. However, I hope to be able to start a doubles routine this summer and finally lose the weight. Mon, 21 May 2012 13:57:58 EST P90X Switching Days http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x48129277 I have started P90X Classic this week and with Yoga being close to two hours long, its been tough to complete. I would have a lot more time to accomplish the entire workout on a non work day, preferably on Saturday. Do you think my progress will be effected if I switch up workout days where I would do Kenpo on Thursday and Yoga on Saturdays? <BR> <BR> Any advice would be greatly appreciated! :) Fri, 18 May 2012 15:44:54 EST p90x or power 90 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x48121180 Was thinking of starting and trying again p90x. I am probably 110 to 120 pounds overweight. I already own p90x although i have never actually completed it. Was thinking of doing the lean program but since i am so overweiight i was thinking of just doing the weight days with p90x and for cardio i would enjoy summer and bike and swim and walk on incline on my new treadmill. . Then if i lost weight the next round i would do the cardio dvds. Do you think i'm better off doing that or i cou... Fri, 18 May 2012 03:09:23 EST What's your favorite workout, and why? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x48109786 Hey gang - <BR> <BR> Thought it might be fun to talk about what our favorite workouts are and why we like them so much. I know that I like some more than others, but sometimes, when I hear people talk about the good things they like about a workout I'm not crazy about, it helps me get through that workout. <BR> <BR> So - What's your favorite? And why? Thu, 17 May 2012 10:07:41 EST Round 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x48097345 I'm starting P90X again - I did the first 4 weeks and then stopped.. I eat very healthy and with P90X I was able to become so much stronger! I could do almost all the moves by my last week., BUT then the sun came out and I've been working outside. So now I am prepared to start over or start at Phase 2 and I'm actually going to do all of my measurements and pictures. With a combination of diet and increased exercise I have lost 7 lbs and ideally would like about 20 more lbs gone. Wed, 16 May 2012 14:27:54 EST Not starting quite yet, but I have questions! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x48025027 How important is it to have a pull-up bar? is there a modification for that? I really don't have a decent place to put one! Can bands be used? Thanks for any response. <BR> <BR> Mary Fri, 11 May 2012 17:23:57 EST Starting P90X doubles today!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x47968308 Starting the doubles program today, can't wait to see the results!!! Tue, 8 May 2012 07:48:42 EST Not Happy http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x47935316 Only on Day 7 of P90X and have 2 DVDs that skip and freeze. Right away, I notified customer service and received a replacement DVD for the first one. Today, I am doing the stretch-X workout, and this DVD is also skipping and freezing! These are BRAND NEW! I notified customer service via email. Just am not happy with the quality of the productive considering the price! Sun, 6 May 2012 08:36:45 EST Any P90X2 users here? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x47925663 How many of you here are doing P90X2? Team leader Alfa: Can you make a section on here for the X2 workouts? The X2 board that I joined hardly has any activity on it. Thanks <em>213</em> Sat, 5 May 2012 13:38:31 EST I'm back http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x47909146 I started X2 this past Sunday...didn't enjoy the X2 Team here on Sparkpeople, so I'm going to be here again! Fri, 4 May 2012 10:12:08 EST Best HRM? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x47898832 What do you recommend for a good heart rate monitor to track calories? (yes..read the FAQ...would like personal opinion and which of you have watches that track calories burned) Thu, 3 May 2012 17:57:25 EST Not new to P90X... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x47897487 but new to starting it over again and hopefully with a different attitude. Bottom line: my upper body and core suck! <BR> <BR> I'm a long-distance runner...love it but know I need so much more than running to lose weight and be healthy. <BR> <BR> So, I found you all since I love SP too. :) My husband is deployed until December and I want to surprise him with a much fitter wife when he returns. <BR> <BR> So glad there is a team for this kind of program! Thu, 3 May 2012 16:07:00 EST Logging P90X Fitness http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x47873843 For everyday you work out, are you logging it as cardio everday and the number of minutes? Basically, how are you logging P90X in SP? Wed, 2 May 2012 09:26:09 EST New to the group - Lean vs. Classic?? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x47841419 Hello everyone, <BR> <BR> I am starting P90X today and am so nervous! I am a 35 yr old single mom and was recently diagnosed with Hashimoto's disease I put on an extra 55lbs in a year and so want to get it off! I decided to try the P90x in hopes it will kick start my weight loss, I was running 4 days a week prior to this but because of the extra weight it was hurting my knees. <BR> <BR> Does anyone have suggestions as to if I should start with the Lean or the Classic? <BR> Mon, 30 Apr 2012 14:35:04 EST New to the group, considering P90X - Lots to loose http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x47826412 Hi everyone! I am a 24 year old SAHM to my 2 year old daughter. Basically between depression and pregnancy I am roughly 90 to 100 pounds overweight...Yikes I know lol. I REALLY want to order it but I am worried that 1) I am so out of shape and 2) that I am so overweight I won't be able to do most of the excercises?! Has anyone had a similar experience? If not, what do you guys think about obese people starting out P90X??!! Thanks so much :) Sun, 29 Apr 2012 18:21:59 EST New to P90X http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x47780802 Hi all! I'm on day 4 of P90X, finished a little bit ago. I am a 172 lb, 5'6" female. I did weigh in at 191 lbs. last summer, so I've lost about 20 lbs. in 9 months. I know, not fast, but if it comes off super fast there's a chance of gaining it back because you didn't have time to reprogram your life. I would love to be down to 135, but realistically I would be ok with 140-150. Especially with all the muscle I'll gain with this program! Thu, 26 Apr 2012 18:38:31 EST Seems like too many calories... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12192x10555x47778773 The P90X nutrition guide says that I need to eat 2400 calories per day! I'm 172 lbs. and 5'6". Does this seem accurate? Because I really don't think I'm burning 600 calories in every workout. Any advice helps! Thu, 26 Apr 2012 16:19:52 EST Missed a week/Possible injury http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x47725734 Hey everyone! <BR> I just posted my day 0 /day 30 comparison pics, and I'm so very excited. I can't wait to do more! <BR> <BR> I have 2 problems right now: <BR> 1) I missed an entire stinking week (week 5) during exams. I started a couch to 5k program, so I stayed active, but yes, missed the actual p90x videos. Would you recommend starting week 6 to not throw off all of my scheduling? Or should I redo week 5? <BR> <BR> 2) I think I broke my wrist on the weekend (falling, not exercising). *s... Mon, 23 Apr 2012 17:58:54 EST Starting up again http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x47724356 I've done the P90X before but at that time I didn't like the results. I had people tell me I was getting bigger so I stopped. Since then I've lost about 20lbs with Jenny Craig but have hit a plateau, major plateau for the past 2 mths. I do Zumba 4x a week & starting training for a 5k, was doing Body Sculpting once a week but now the trainer is no longer there & now I don't have a strength program. My nutritionist instructed me to add weight lifting at least 2x a week to help with the weigh... Mon, 23 Apr 2012 16:15:38 EST How do you track your fitness for P90X workouts? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x47723112 Hi Everyone! <BR> <BR> First, I am so sorry if someone has already asked this... <BR> <BR> I have been doing P90X for 82 days (!!!!!!!!!!) now but one thing I never ended up doing was tracking my fitness minutes here on SparkPeople, because I never knew which exercise was which. <BR> <BR> Has anyone figured this out? Or what do you use to track your fitness here? <BR> <BR> On a side note, I am doing P90X with my husband and we are actually extending our 90 days to one more month (before ... Mon, 23 Apr 2012 14:47:42 EST Straight P90x or Hybrid http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12192x10555x47628316 I Have completed Insanity recently. I now want to do P90X, should I do straight P90X or should I do a Hybrid i.e. p90X/Insanity? I don't want to lose the results I got from Insanity routine, and I know the cardio in p90x is not as Intense. Her are the options I am playing with: <BR> <BR> A) Round 1, straight P90X. Round 2: Hybrid. <BR> B) Round 1: Hybrid. Round 2: Hybrid with Insanity phase two videos Only. Tue, 17 Apr 2012 15:26:25 EST Want to build muscle! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12192x10555x47613025 I have entered new territory, and would like some advice. <BR> I am currently at my goal weight (!) for about 6 weeks. <BR> I lost 15 pounds over the past 6 months, putting me at 130. I am 5'6", and 41 years old. <BR> I would like to add some muscle to my frame. This goal is partly aesthetic, but also health-related, as I know the natural tendency of our bodies is to lose muscle mass over time. <BR> So, here are my questions: <BR> My maintenance calorie level seems to be in the 1950 vicinity.... Mon, 16 Apr 2012 17:23:41 EST Starting Phase One over?? HELP! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x47577236 My boyfriend decided he wants to start p90x and he wants me to do it with him, I'm on week 4 so the workouts wont be the same..If I re-do phase one will that hurt my sucess?? Sat, 14 Apr 2012 12:01:02 EST Heart Rate Monitor Suggestions http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x47502000 Hi! <BR> <BR> I'm thinking about getting a heart rate monitor for my P90X work outs and my walk/runs. There are so many out there and I am being dazzled by all the bells, whistles and gps features. I have never used one so I don't really know what to look for, what brand is known to be "good" for heart rate monitors? <BR> <BR> I use map walk now to figure out my distance and course, it's a bit of a pain but it is free. If i bought a gps one it would do it for me. <BR> <BR> Any opinions o... Mon, 9 Apr 2012 18:10:25 EST Weights or Bands??? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x47490344 I'm currently doing p90x for the second time and I'm realizing that I need to lift heavier. Weights are so expensive though so I'm wondering if I could get by if I buy a new set of thicker bands?? Anyone have any thoughts? Mon, 9 Apr 2012 00:31:26 EST Hubby! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x47428299 My husband agreed to start P90X2 with me in the morning! We won't be able to every workout toverhear because of our schedules, but I am happy that he'll be starting! I have done all of the workouts, just not as they scheduled them. Hoping to go through the 90 days now, hub I may switch up a few things (like using Bob Harper's yoga instead, or my Turbo Kick on some of the plyo days). Wed, 4 Apr 2012 18:11:45 EST Hi! On Day 2! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x47425016 Hello Everyone! <BR> <BR> I'm just starting P90X, I'm doing the lean program because I have a lot of weight to lose. I'm looking forward to sharing tips & experiences with the team! <BR> <BR> Bring It!! <em>224</em> Wed, 4 Apr 2012 14:08:02 EST I need some advice about P90X http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x47423803 Well today was the start of my third week and i'm feeling very discouraged because I still can not do one pull up. I have been "modifying" it and doing it with the chair but I think maybe i'm pushing up with my leg so my chest/back aren't getting the workout..? So my question is , if I use resistance bands will I still get good results.I plan on working my way up to doing pull ups, but for right now I want to get the most out of every workout as possible. Any advice from P90X grads, or just s... Wed, 4 Apr 2012 12:31:58 EST Has anyone done X stretch instead of Yoga X? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x47405383 I have been having a lot of trouble with balance so i replaced yoga x with x stretch ( for now.) <BR> Has anyone else done this? Did you still see results? <BR> <BR> Or should I Do X stretch on the other nights to improve balance and so Yoga x on that day? <BR> <BR> <BR> ( Sorry if this isn't where i'm supposed to post this, i'm new..(: ) Tue, 3 Apr 2012 11:35:14 EST FUNNY STUFF!!!!!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x47398520 Normally I would just put this in my personal blog, but everyone on this team isn't my spark friend and I wanted to share it with the "BRING IT" TEAM. Enjoy it!!!! <BR> <BR> <link>jezebel.com/5897580/ranking-the-p90x<BR>-supporting-cast-from-worst-to-best </link> <BR> <BR> <em>84</em> Mon, 2 Apr 2012 23:40:13 EST Meal Plan Help!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12192x10555x47373437 My husband and I are starting P90X tomorrow and I'm trying to wrap my head around what and how we're supposed to eat. He's a level 2 and I'm a level 3- and I think I can handle the different portion sizes. I guess I need help figuring out the morning. I was thinking we would workout then have Shakeology for our recovery/breakfast. But looking around online, I'm seeing that it's supposed to be more of a snack, not the meal- and I'm not sure it even fits as a recovery drink... so, what should I... Sun, 1 Apr 2012 16:33:28 EST Brazilian Butt Lift http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x47351568 Do you have it? Do you like it? Did it really lift the tush? I'm thinking of trying that one. I've done Insanity for 1 1/2 cycles and I'm in the middle of my 5th P90X cycle. Any information you can provide would be appreciated. Thanks in advance! Sat, 31 Mar 2012 07:34:56 EST Humble Pie! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x47302342 So I just finished the Power 90 series and figured that starting P90X was the next natural thing to do. Today was my first day of P90X... <BR> <BR> I'm in okay shape - can do the Fit Test with no problems - but man oh MAN did I struggle with the workout today! Since I'm doing classic, today was chest/arms and abs, and I could barely do 6 pullups - WITH assistance. Ugh. I feel like such a spaz. Here I was, thinking I was doing so well... it's a tiny bit discouraging. <BR> <BR> Anyone el... Wed, 28 Mar 2012 07:42:41 EST My 60 day p90x progress pics!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x47300439 ive lost 2.5 inches around my waste! <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=4804204 </link> Wed, 28 Mar 2012 01:30:58 EST Best way to track http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x47277461 Just wondering how you guys track your p90x in the fitness section. When I search p90x, the only one that comes up is the aerobics - do you add that on days like chest and back or just on days like plyo and kenpo? Mon, 26 Mar 2012 18:52:31 EST Back on track http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x47272795 Yes, I am starting the program again. I have been thinking about getting back into it, or at least picking certain workouts on certain days - but nope, going to just go for and start. So, after a 10ish mile bike ride in the chilly weather, I will be doing abs, chest and back. And I cant' wait because this time around, I can do pull ups! Back on track and planning to stay that way for 90 days or so! Mon, 26 Mar 2012 13:39:04 EST Starting March 25th http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x47220264 I am starting the program March 25th. Anyone want to join me? Fri, 23 Mar 2012 05:54:47 EST Hand weights http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x47202778 I'm looking for new dumbbells for my birthday. I have 2s, 5s, and 10s, but doing 30 bicep curls with the 10 pound weights before I fatigue is getting ridiculous. I think I'm interested in the adjustable hand weights that stack on weight and can vary from 5-25 pounds or more. Do you have a set? Do you like them? Is there anything I should consider before making the purchase? <BR> <BR> One friend suggested the Power Blocks, After a websearch last night, I see there are lots of options. What d... Thu, 22 Mar 2012 05:10:57 EST what to do what to do? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x47195495 Hi, my name is brandi and my husband's name is john. I used to have an athletic body but when I had all three of our kids so close together I lost that body. I like the insanity program and will be using that to reach my goal. My husband on the other hand does not need to lose weight and naturally has been a twig. He has never went over 140 in the 9 years we have been together. without even trying I might add,. His main goal with P90X is to gain muscle. <BR> My husband is going to start P90X ... Wed, 21 Mar 2012 18:14:15 EST Working around a disability... suggestions. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x47179837 I just started P90X today and LOVE IT! But like most, I struggle with push ups (and most anything where balancing on your hands)... unlike most, this is because of a birth defect that caused a length issue from elbow to finger (about 4 inch difference from left arm) and my wrist is fused into a curve on my right arm. Is there a way to work on my elbows and still do these workouts successfully? I realize range of motion is important, but I still want to try. This seems like such an intense an... Tue, 20 Mar 2012 14:46:53 EST Going from P90X to Power 90 question http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x47166031 I have done 3 rounds of P90X and was considering doing Power 90, do you think I will get results from P90? I have some knee and hip problems now so P90X is alittle hard to get through now and wanted a shorter workout. Mon, 19 Mar 2012 20:08:06 EST Getting ready with 10-Minute Trainer for P90X http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x47160532 Hello I'm Gary and I've been on a LCHF diet for a month now. I've lost over 14lb in this time with out working out. Today I start Tony Horton's 10-Minute Trainer to perpaiir for P90X. I'm going to start small, 10 minutes a day doing the Getting Started. Next month I'll take it to 20 minutes and the month after to the 30. After a month at 30 minutes doing the Getting Started program I'll be evaluating if I want to move over to 30 minutes doing the Accelerated Results. A few months of that and ... Mon, 19 Mar 2012 14:04:26 EST Anyone starting P90x2 anytime soon? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x47151333 Hi! I am looking to start P90x2 soon in a about 4-5 weeks and wanted to see if anyone else is planning on starting this set and wants buddies to start a thread with? Mon, 19 Mar 2012 01:28:45 EST Starting my p90x journey tomorrow http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x47148540 Hey everyone, <BR> I decided to start p90x Classic on a Monday so my 'rest' was on Sunday. I'm both excited and nervous for tomorrow, for obvious and not-so-obvious reasons. <BR> <BR> The time-dedication makes me nervous. I'm sure almost everyone who has completed the program has other obligations in life, but being a full time student working multiple part-time jobs makes me worried about dedicating 1+ hours to a daily fitness regime (can't forget the time involved in showering/getting read... Sun, 18 Mar 2012 22:01:59 EST For those who are almost done with p90x http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x47111226 I just started P90x again and this time I am determined to stick to it. I was just curious for those of you who have completed the program...how much weight have you lost? or what kind of changes have you seen in your body? Fri, 16 Mar 2012 14:29:15 EST Progress Tracking - Thoughts? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x46956496 Hello everyone! Very stoked to be here and have a community of people to share the P90X fitness experience with. <BR> <BR> I have a quick question, what are you using to keep track of your progress? I was using the official sheets but then some spilled water DESTROYED them. In the interim I've been using an app called UltiTrack90* for Android and it seems to be doing the job quite well! I'm happy with it at least. <BR> <BR> What other ways are you guys tracking your progress? <BR> <BR> ... Wed, 7 Mar 2012 14:52:55 EST IM NEW http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x46914417 Hello everyone! I decided to join Sparkpeople because I feel that I need motivation from others who are also starting P90X. I've tried doing p90x before, but I've failed to keep up. I really hope to get some friends to join me and be doing p90x with me! :) --Alex Mon, 5 Mar 2012 10:38:35 EST New scale shows a gain? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x46879385 Ok, so my last scale had to be tossed because it was spilled on.....so I got a new one. It is not a digital, it is an old fashion one (just like my last one). It is the same style and brand as my previous scale but it is telling me I am 5 pounds heavier than last week. While I am sure I did not gain 5 pounds it may be that this scale (being newer) is more accurate, which is fine, but how do I track that? I don't want to put a gain that didn't really happen.....ideas? Sat, 3 Mar 2012 09:26:51 EST Week One http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x46822583 Finding it hard to get started again. I started over a week ago and have got behind because of being busy or sick. So hoping to start tomorrow again, Day One. I made it to yoga and then got busy then sick. <BR> I remember day one being doable at my speed, Not looking forward to day two though, I remember it being killer. I still need a yoga block, I got heavier weights. <BR> <BR> Advice for week oners? Wed, 29 Feb 2012 00:39:19 EST Hybrid Workouts http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x46817263 I was thinking about when I hit the end of my first P90X round and where I would go from there. I've heard people mention hyrbids and was curious on how to come up with a good hybrid. <BR> <BR> This article from BeachBody is excellent and gives a few examples: <BR> http://www.beachbody.com/product/p90xnl_<BR>014.do#article3 <BR> <BR> Also, here is a link to worksheets that will give you hybrid ideas: <BR> http://www.beachbody.com/category/p90x-o<BR>nline/worksheets.do <BR> <BR> I thought ... Tue, 28 Feb 2012 18:28:39 EST Starting Lean Schedule TONIGHT!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x46731648 Hello all! <BR> <BR> I'm new to the team. The 'Amazing Man' and I are starting the P90X Lean Schedule tonight! I'm am super excited that we are doing this together. We are headed to Helen, GA in May for SoWo. (HUGE VW show) We went last year and look forward to going this year in the best shape of our lives! <BR> <BR> <em>236</em> Thu, 23 Feb 2012 14:14:56 EST Heart Rate Monitor http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x46725633 I am about on week 5 of P90X. I know on there it is recommended to have a heart rate monitor. Can anyone tell me the pros and cons of this? I just bought one but am debating if it is really needed and if I should return it or not. I am just wondering if it really helps with weight loss. Thu, 23 Feb 2012 08:11:06 EST Shakeology and P90X Recovery drink reviews? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12192x10555x46705519 I'm debating on whether or not I should order Shakeology and the P90X recovery drink. I'd love to hear feedback on taste of the different flavors, when you drink them, what you think about them etc. Both good and bad. :-) <BR> <BR> THANKS!!! <BR> <BR> <em>274</em> Wed, 22 Feb 2012 00:49:47 EST P90X is on it's way! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x46681489 I ordered P90X last Friday and am starting on Monday, February 27! I can't wait! I'm ready to get healthy and ripped! Anyone else starting that wants to buddy up?? Mon, 20 Feb 2012 17:31:47 EST your P90X time http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x46649834 What day are you on? <BR> First Time?Second? <BR> Have you quit and restarted?When? <BR> Doing it alone or with someone? <BR> Did you think you would make it this far? <BR> What so far has been the hardest? <BR> <BR> Mine: <BR> Day One <BR> First Time Through <BR> So no <BR> Alone <BR> too soon <BR> Figuring out about the ok foods/diet Sat, 18 Feb 2012 18:39:10 EST Substitutes for recovery and bars. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12192x10555x46642980 I prefer not to buy the shakeology, P90X bars, and recovery drink because I am on a budget. So does sparkpeople have some substitute recipes??? Or what do you buy at Walmart, Aldis, Food For Less, etc. <BR> <BR> Also I'm on Phase One, and its only one fruit, and two veggies? Do you stick to that or eat more. I still want the great ripped 90 day results so I will do what is necessary. Sat, 18 Feb 2012 09:14:04 EST Keep getting interrupted http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x46642501 Love P90X, travel schedule has been getting in the way of completeing the work out every day so it gets interrupted and I feel that I have to start over. Already started over once and ready to start over again. Is there any issue with starting & stopping or will the benefits come? Sat, 18 Feb 2012 08:34:43 EST Extra exercise http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x46582861 So my Husband has become a crazed workout freak!! (its a good thing) But I was wondering with the P90x would it be a good idea to do zumba once a week and possibly add some eliptical into my schedule? I did't receive any guides so I do not want to mess anything up if at all possible Tue, 14 Feb 2012 13:29:17 EST Will this work?....... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x46566003 So my Husband and I are trying to do P90x correct. First week we did great, but then come the weekends and it seems almost impossible to do our workouts with our 3 year old and life. I am very pressed for time. I work full time, commute an hour to/from work, and am going to school online full time. So what i am think is if I do the p90x monday-friday and added some cardio on my ifit eliptical would that be good enough??? Mon, 13 Feb 2012 13:49:43 EST I'm new! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x46555467 Hello everyone! <BR> <BR> I just signed up for spark people and I'm excited to be here! I have 22lbs to lose, aiming to shed it all before my 30th birthday at the end of May. <BR> <BR> I could definitely use all the support I can get and it already seems like this website will be great for that! <BR> <BR> -Lori Sun, 12 Feb 2012 21:58:47 EST p90x2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x46550998 I am starting p90x2 tomorrow and i am super excited...i was wondering if anyone else has this program?. Sun, 12 Feb 2012 16:49:52 EST Sleep question http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x46537301 Hi, Michael here. <BR> <BR> I'm basically in my 2nd week of P90X. <BR> <BR> I'm eating well - staying in Spark guidelines for macronutrients. My calorie intake is good and high enough for the workouts I'm doing. I'm not following P90X menus completely, but eating clean and healthy. I don't take any supplements. <BR> I'm sleeping 7 - 8 hours a night - which is about 2 hours longer per night than I slept before I started this. <BR> <BR> Every since I began, I have been getting extremely s... Sat, 11 Feb 2012 18:04:17 EST Apps to track workout http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x46515509 I purchased the iphone App to track my P90X workouts and I have to admit I am underwhelmed. It only shows you your last rep (not all of them) from the previous workout. I'd like a little more information so I can set goals for improvement. <BR> <BR> Anyone try any other apps and what did you think? Fri, 10 Feb 2012 08:43:24 EST starting week 6 not seeing much change????? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x46500107 Hi i am starting week 6 of classic. I have only lost an inch in my waist hips n but have not lost any lbs???? Is this normal this far in??? Im 5'5 n about 133lbs. I am not doing the p90x diet plan but i am watching what and how much i eat. Ne information would be helpful!! Tx!! Thu, 9 Feb 2012 10:16:57 EST Finished Insanity and now to do P90X http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x46492722 I'm kind of new to spark people. I created an account a while back but never really did anything with it. I'm almost 28 years old with 2 kids and a husband in the military. My DH is going to be home from his tour in Korea in about 2 months. I'm 5'8 and currently 132lbs. I would like to lose about 7 more pounds but I'm not too worried about weight...I would rather burn off body fat and build muscle. I just recently finished Insanity and it was killer cardio. I attempted P90X about a year and a... Wed, 8 Feb 2012 21:32:39 EST Accurate calorie counter on heart rate monitors http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x46474130 So ive been doing p90x for a little over 2 weeks now and ive realized i should really get a heart rate monitor to make sure im in my zone and to see how many calories i can push myself to burn. I've been looking around on this chat forum and it seems that quite a few people have inaccurate readings of how many calories theyve burned. As anyone found a good but inexpensive heart rate monitor out there that seems to be accuratly depicting the amount of calories theyre burning? Please let me kno... Tue, 7 Feb 2012 20:49:35 EST P90X2 Feedback http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x46446638 Has anyone started it yet? I'm curious as to how much 'Plyo' type cardio and such there is. <BR> <BR> I'm planning an new BB program purchase and debating between Pump and P90X2. I have the same question regarding Pump as well if anyone knows. I have one bad knee that can't handle the Plyo stuff. With P90X/Plus, I've been able to modify when needed, and I skip the Plyo workout completely. I'd hate to get one of these programs, only to have skip a bunch of it! <BR> <BR> Thanks for any i... Mon, 6 Feb 2012 10:55:33 EST Week 2 of phase 2 and my waist is not shrinking!? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x46440520 Okay, so I have been tracking what I am eating and eating within my calorie range wrking out to p90x without fail and even run 30 minutes 3 days a week on top of my x workout; I have lost 13 pounds in the last 5 weeks (0 pounds lost last week) and inches from just about everywhere but my waist has not shrunk even an inch! To be honest my pudgy belly is what bothers me most about being overweight so this is rather discouraging. Does anyone have any words of wisdom to help me push through my me... Sun, 5 Feb 2012 23:52:57 EST New Here http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x46428282 Hello Everyone <BR> <BR> I am new here, I bought the P90X and will be starting it in 2 weeks. I will be doing the lean version, if anyone has any tips please let me know! I am 39 (gawd i'm old lol) and weigh 170. I quit smoking a few years ago and gained 40 lbs in two months and have had a heck of a time losing it. Than I had to battle cancer recently and i lost some of the weight and than when i was able to eat normally again i gained some of it back! Now that I am feeling myself again I a... Sun, 5 Feb 2012 10:02:34 EST Starting Lean on Sun Feb 5 - YIKES!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x46424061 I'm starting the Lean program tomorrow. My sister just set her Wedding date for June 23rd. That gives me just enough time to finish the program. She has also told me that she doesn't think I can do all 90 days. I asked her if she was saying that to motivate me or if she really believes it. Her response was that she really believes it but also hopes that motivates me. Well it did! I'm determined to BRING IT!!! <BR> <BR> If anyone is starting on or around the same time and wants a buddy, let m... Sun, 5 Feb 2012 00:25:36 EST weighing in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x46375993 For those that do P90X for weight control how often to you weigh in? <BR> I was going to keep weighing myself everyday but thought that would mess with my head to much. <BR> I than thought just to do it every 30 days when I take pics but then I won't know if I'm in need of a possible adjustment in calories or training. <BR> Maybe every week would be best. <BR> <BR> When do you all do it? Thu, 2 Feb 2012 07:55:56 EST P90x2 March 26th start date anyone? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x46374106 Hello. I have watched the DVD's and am ready to start this on March 26th...it's a Monday. <BR> Anyone else out there starting around that date? <BR> <BR> I am finishing up Les Mills Pump and Asylum, so have to get through that, but am ready for P90x2 and would love a thread with daily check-ins. Thu, 2 Feb 2012 02:05:19 EST 100 (fill in the blank) dot com http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x46345862 Anyone interested in starting this (in conjunction with a P90 or Insanity hybrid)? <BR> <BR> It's pretty thorough, and will get you maxed out on pushups. :) <BR> <BR> http://www.hundredpushups.com/ Tue, 31 Jan 2012 17:21:12 EST Wrist/thumb pain while push-up, any suggestion? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x46345136 I don't have those push-up tool Tony is using in the video. Every time, I do push-up, esp phase 1 (currently phase 2) my wrists and thumbs hurt and I want to avoid all push-ups. I am sure if I lose more wt, it will be easier on my wrists. But until then, and without buying the push-up tool, how can I do a proper push-up? Does anyone have a same pain? What do you do? Tue, 31 Jan 2012 16:32:12 EST Son wants to try it http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x46312764 I watched the bring it video tonight and I am going to start P90X lean tomorrow. <BR> My son, now 11 years old, said he wants to do it with me. I said ok to it because he is in pretty good shape but I was wondering if it's ok for him at his age. <BR> anyone had a younger one doing this with them? Sun, 29 Jan 2012 22:57:30 EST P90x Calories Guidelines vs SparkPeople Guidelines http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12192x10555x46302331 Hi all! <BR> <BR> Just checking in with a question I've been wondering since starting P90x two weeks ago. <BR> <BR> Should I be following the P90x calories guidelines (which states I should be consuming 2400 - 3000 because I'm on the brink of Level II and III) or should I following SparkPeople guidelines, which states I should be consuming 1800 - 2100? I came to those SparkPeople numbers by inputting the estimate of 600 calories per workout, according to the P90x information. <BR> <BR> ... Sun, 29 Jan 2012 11:37:56 EST anyone doing p90x right now? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x46282359 I'm doing just the strength training dvds classic routine.. On the other days i'm doing a cardio program on my brand new treamill that i love dearly! I started day 1 on Wednesday so i have back and legs left to do on Sunday. It's working out good but i'm following the spark people diet not p90x and so far i don't think i've lost must. <em>39</em> But i'm really only on day 4 so far. See what happens. Sat, 28 Jan 2012 04:36:30 EST HI http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x46274260 My name is Christy. I have had P90X DVD's for over a year & have only done a few of them. I am ready to start this weekend on the 90 day journey! Any advise & help would be appreciated. Thanks Fri, 27 Jan 2012 16:03:31 EST Made it to day 79 last year! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x46236638 Hi Everyone, <BR> <BR> I have nearly finished the 90 challenge twice now. Circumstances and a death in the family prevented my last attempt and I stopped in stage 3! <BR> <BR> Well, it's a new dawn and a new day for me, so here I am recomitting to this program. If anyone is starting up today or tomorrow, let me know. We can partner up! <BR> <BR> Let's do this! Wed, 25 Jan 2012 15:14:00 EST Meals for family http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12192x10555x46230791 I'm going to start p90x next week. I am trying to get my food plan figured out but what I am going to eat, 80% of it, isn't what my son or husband will eat. Also I wanted to do this without shakes or bars, just clean eating whole foods. <BR> Anyone also have to cook for a family through this? <BR> What do you do to incorporate the healthy things you eat with family meals? Wed, 25 Jan 2012 09:44:28 EST Legs and Chest http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x46202837 I was tired from working and being on my feet all day, almost talked myself out of my workout, but I thought, If I skip this work out I'm gonna be really upset with myself and I'll fall into the same old pattern. So I fed the dog went straight to my work out room popped the DVD in and told myself just do at least 20 mins, then I said you could do 5 mins more, and before I knew it I had finished the Legs and Chest workout. However, I will have to do the AB Ripper tomorrow, I was wiped out by t... Mon, 23 Jan 2012 20:25:58 EST HELLO!! Lets BRING IT http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x46195007 This is my first time to P90x, but I have been on and off SP for years. But this time I'm gonna finish this!!! I am gonna work my butt of in time to wear a bikini and shorts this summer. I am done hiding behind clothes and/or being worried about my body. But mostly hating my body!! SO if anyone would like to join me, lets push eachother and get on SP every single day I would love to push someone else as well!! Lets do this!!! <BR> <BR> Lexi Mon, 23 Jan 2012 12:44:40 EST Yoga http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x46176408 Is anyone getting through the whole Yoga workout? I get to about the 30 min. mark and then I just have trouble continuing. Sun, 22 Jan 2012 14:41:50 EST Sneaking in extra cardio http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x46162267 Hi - <BR> <BR> So I have am in week 6, I did take a bit of a break around the holidays... anyways I was also feeling like I just wasn't burning enough calories to lose weight even though I was defiantly building muscles. So I had 30 mins of Taebo to my routine, so my work out time got extra long! Then I started thinking .... hmm? Tony talks an also lot and there seems to plenty of 30 seconds or 60 seconds of down time between sets??? Then something so simple became apparent to me start doin... Sat, 21 Jan 2012 17:56:14 EST Plough....how to start? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x46160499 I am pretty decent at a lot of the yoga moves but i can not seem to get my butt off the ground for plough. Does anyone out there have any suggestions on how to ease into it while fitness and strength is still building? Sat, 21 Jan 2012 15:45:43 EST On my way http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x46136612 Hey all, <BR> Just getting ready to start the program. Any tips to get me going? Does any one used the recover drink? Fri, 20 Jan 2012 07:49:01 EST Back to it and yikes! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x46103544 I haven't done P90X for a very long time and my body is showing it. I have an elliptical, which I love. I do that fairly regularly for an hour or so, but not regularly enough to overcome the overeating I've been doing. Well, my eating and my exercise patterns are back in my control. I'm going to do two days of elliptical and strength training, one day of elliptical and yoga (Power Yoga, not Yoga X) and in between, I'll do two days of Plyo X. In other words, it's time to get back in shape! <BR... Wed, 18 Jan 2012 12:50:17 EST P90X Clothing http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x46096687 Good morning! I found on the beachbody website they have P90X shirts for sale - I'm nervous about the sizing on the "babydoll" T-shirts. Do any of you have one of those shirts? The sizing chart says Women's sizes: Small (30-32), Medium (32-34), and Large (36-38). The band size on my bra is a 32, so I'm tempted to order a Small or Medium, but I don't want it to be too tight. Some of the people commenting on the site indicated that they run small, so maybe even the large would be better. EEK! S... Wed, 18 Jan 2012 05:19:25 EST lean routine - maybe! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x46085446 I'm thinking about doing the lean version of p90x. Maybe just the weight exercises and ab ripper though because i am losing quite well already with some cardio i'm doing. Also i am obese right now and i think yoga and plyomtetrics and all that probably will be hard for me to do right now. <BR> <BR> Do any of you use a resistance band attached to the door for pull ups? I have one but i don't feel like it's that hard. I feel it a little bit. I actually exchanged it for a harder level one ... Tue, 17 Jan 2012 14:29:21 EST Starting Over http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x46040935 Hi everyone, I'm doing P90X again because I didn't really stick with it the first time even though i really loved the program. <BR> But now I'm in a competition with about 10 co workers. We decided to start dieting and working out and the person who loses the most % of body fat in 6 mos could wins about $600.00 or more. <BR> I choose South Beach diet because I lost about 20 lbs on it before and I want to make it a lifestyle way of eating. <BR> Wish me luck I have about 30 lbs to lose. And ... Sun, 15 Jan 2012 10:54:20 EST original or lean verison? plus running http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x46040030 I just borrowed P90X from a friend and I want to start it tomorrow. I'm not sure whether to do the original or lean version. Plus I hope to start half-marathon training in a couple weeks and I want to be sure to have a good compliment with the two together. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks. Sun, 15 Jan 2012 10:01:49 EST What is your recommended calorie intake? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x45968184 Just wonder how many people are following the nutrition of P90X... <BR> I am supposed to take in 1800 calories per day but I feel I need to take more food. <em>4</em> hungry after lifting wt <BR> <BR> What is yours and are you following exactly or lower or higher??? Wed, 11 Jan 2012 12:02:45 EST New and BRINGIN IT! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x45940033 Whats up FAM! My names Erik. I live on Catalina Island, CA! I have a lot of free time for the next few months and have always wanted to get ripped. I've also always wanted to FINISH the p90x. I take guitar lessons and a bunch of guys (and ladies) are doing it on there. I'm connected there and now here with you all and I'm not playing around, I'M BRINGING IT! haha. Really though. <BR> <BR> It was amazing to me to buy the amazingly good food today. I'm looking forward to being a healt... Tue, 10 Jan 2012 03:58:53 EST What's next? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x45866028 I've been doing P90X for over a year and a half. After I did the classic program probably 3 times, I put together a schedule that has me doing 2 P90X strength DVD's, one day Kenpo/Kenpo Cardio/Taebo, Yoga (every couple weeks I do Mari Winsor Pilate's for a change, one Step Aerobics tape and XStretch over 7 days. This was to get some variety and have a touch more cardio than strength. Now I don't typically workout every day, but usually 4-6. <BR> <BR> Not that P90X is easy, it's not, they... Fri, 6 Jan 2012 17:26:35 EST need an internet motivation buddy!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x45819102 Starting p90x and need someone to keep me motivated so i can finish all 90 days : ) Wed, 4 Jan 2012 13:04:42 EST P90X while training for a 1/2 marathon? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x45805563 I'm on day 40 of P90X. I just decided the other day to train for a half marathon with a friend from work (the furthest I've ever run is about 6 miles). Has anyone here incorporated that with P90X? I'm going to run instead of doing the cardio workouts, I'm thinking I'll keep the upper body stuff, not sure about the lower body stuff... Today I did legs/back and my legs were shaking and so sore since I ran yesterday. Any thoughts or suggestions? Tue, 3 Jan 2012 20:55:59 EST Started January 1, 2012 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x45769415 I bought P90X just before joining SparkPeople. I am very much overweight but have been working out at a gym for the last few years. But the weight stayed the same. Since joining this site, I've dropped 30 lbs. That weight loss combined with my working out for the last few years has motivated to finally give this thing a try. I took the fitness test and did everything except for the pullups (can't do 1) and the jumping jacks test I missed 2 minutes by about 30 seconds. But I still decided to t... Mon, 2 Jan 2012 11:52:31 EST p90x2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x45757885 Just wondering if anyone else started 2 yet? got it for Christmas and did a few of the workouts last week. Official start date tomorrow. Sun, 1 Jan 2012 21:42:18 EST A couple of observations at week four... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x45611494 Howdy! I started P90X a few weeks ago. I’m now in the middle of the first recovery week and excited to start phase 2! Prior to this I had just completed P90 which was fun but I didn’t see much in the way of visible results. However, there was no question that I got much stronger and saw an improvement in overall physical fitness. <BR> <BR> Now after almost four weeks, I already see noticeable improvements in muscle tone and mass. I’m pretty sure the difference is all about the amount of... Thu, 22 Dec 2011 10:12:54 EST Hello P90X'ers! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x45573618 Hello, <BR> <BR> I will be starting the program tomorrow. I think it's the classic. I will be doing a mini-fit test that I found so I can see my progress. <BR> I won't be doing the eating program. I am vegetarian and I think I have a pretty healthy diet. I just need help working out indoors. <BR> <BR> I do have one question that I hope someone can help me with. I can't afford to purchase the recovery drink, would chocolate milk suffice? Mon, 19 Dec 2011 12:08:18 EST So when do I get to look like Tony? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x45484521 But seriously, folks... <BR> <BR> Regarding upper body strength: This is only week two, so I'm not actually expecting anything yet. I have noticed that I am not struggling to get through the routines as much (in terms of heart rate, sweating and general misery). But, at the same time, I am not improving at all in terms of numbers of pullups or pushups. Does that make sense? Is this unusual? <BR> <BR> Thanks for any and all insights! Mon, 12 Dec 2011 15:27:40 EST P90X question http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x45470715 Hello! I'm new to the team, but not P90X. Here's a brief synopsis of my journey and then I'll ask my question. A year ago I started P90X. Over the course of the year, I've lost 40 pounds, 7.5 inches in my bust, 5 inches in my waist, and 6.5 inches in my hips. I feel fantastic and I look fantastic - with clothes on. I went from a size 14 jeans to a size 4. YAY! <BR> <BR> I've been modifying the P90X workout pattern so it will fit my schedule. During the first 90 days, I followed the lean prog... Sun, 11 Dec 2011 17:16:17 EST Yoga X. Had trouble with downward dogs. help? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x45427598 Hi all, I'm not sure if it is something I was doing wrong of if it is just something that I need to build up but I had shoulder pain half-way through YogaX. It was mostly during Downward dog (after like a million of them!) and I'm not sure if my form was off or if it was just beyond my limits. The pain was below my neck and slightly to the left right above my shoulder bone. <BR> <BR> I stopped the video for the night but I'm wondering if I should have kept going and just didn't do th... Thu, 8 Dec 2011 10:12:42 EST Need a P90X Lean buddy. Started 12/4/11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x45383963 Hi! I'm looking for a buddy who is doing P90X Lean and is just getting started or are still in Phase 1. Mon, 5 Dec 2011 14:10:29 EST Week 1 P90X "Lean" http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x45383007 My husband and I just started the 1st DVD of week 1. I am unsure if I want to stick with their meal plan. Has anyone done the workouts, but had their own version of meal plans and still seen results? If so, how soon did you start seeing results. <BR> <BR> Candace Mon, 5 Dec 2011 12:57:41 EST Starting round 2 (again) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x45286205 It has been probably 2 months since I finished round 1. So starting round 2 yesterday with the classic version. I am trying to keep it up I have started round 2 about 4 times, but things come up and interrupt me, so this time the mind set is in place! Even if I get home late I will workout before dinner. <BR> There I have said it and now will accomplish it!!! <BR> Bring It! Tue, 29 Nov 2011 09:21:26 EST New to the group! Finished first workout http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x45273496 Hi All, <BR> I am new to the group and this is my first time posting. I just completed W1D1 Core Synergistics(lean). It wasn't pretty, but I did the workout to my ability!! Yay! I have always quit half way into the workout. Today is a new day! Mon, 28 Nov 2011 13:15:31 EST adapting the program http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x45270664 All right, so I am a bit frustrated with myself, but not going to let it get my down, I am going to make changes and get back on track. Here's the deal, I rocked out weeks 1 - 3, then took a vacation and have had a hard time getting back on track. Started week 5 last week and did pretty good, made Wednesday be my rest day and was on track. Ran a 5K on Saturday, rocked it out and was supposed to then do legs and back on Saturday. I just couldn't bring myself to doing it, so I skipped and p... Mon, 28 Nov 2011 09:52:11 EST In the final stretch, day 2 of week 12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x45262414 Just did Plyo, not much left to go. I felt able to push it more than usual for some reason, hopefully I can finish up the first cycle strong. I'm planning on switching to pure Insanity for two months after I'm done, then switch to a hybrid. Sun, 27 Nov 2011 19:19:38 EST Day 2 completed! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x45239749 I did day 2 today (plyometrics). A lot of it reminded me of a cross between the HIIT workouts from Turbo Fire and Insanity. I liked it, didn't feel like I was going to die ;-) but still had a great workout and really got my heart pumping! <em>185</em> Fri, 25 Nov 2011 23:04:11 EST Week 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x45184898 All right, so I am starting week 5. Week 4 was tough for me for some reason - I think I knew it was a recovery week, so I didn't make it such a priority - I didn't stretch or do my second yoga - but spent about an hour climbing yesterday, so feel like that cancels out the yoga. Anyways, I am back on track this week - and did chest, shoulders and triceps this morning - in much pain since I was pretty sore from climbing. I am thinking I wont' be able to move my arms tomorrow, which is fine - ... Mon, 21 Nov 2011 14:09:51 EST Heart Rate too fast still! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x45095341 Tony says to pause and take breaks during the aerobic workouts (especially Plyometrics) to get your heart rate in the 70% - 80% zone. Every time that Tony mentions his heart rate, mine is consistently 10 beats a minute faster than his. <BR> <BR> I can keep working out without pausing much, but it means that my heart rate is in the 90%-100% range through the tougher parts. Is this dangerous to my heart, or should I pause more to catch my breath? Tue, 15 Nov 2011 15:58:15 EST November February 2011 Check-in Challenge & Chat http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x45094512 Hey there. I have the last 35 lbs to go and hope P90x gets me closer to that goal. This is my thirs round ever. Had awesome results in 2009 during my first round. I am on a different goal this time, need to lose some fat. I keep reading to avoid P90x until you are at goal, but I choose to ignore that advice and would rather maintain muscle while losing some fat... I do think I can lose weight and inches with this if I eat at a deficit and throw in some cardio as additional. So, I will be fo... Tue, 15 Nov 2011 15:03:48 EST Age 37 and still Bringing it! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x45080470 Hi I'm John, age 37 and I'm almost done with my 3rd run through the routine. I've only been doing the exercises, and haven't looked at the diet plan yet. The yoga has been the most difficult to find the motivation to do, but with each week I'm able to do more and more. <BR> <BR> I'm in the best shape of my life and I just want to keep bringing it. :) <BR> In my first run-through, I lost 45 pounds. Now, I have about 10lbs. more muscle than at the end of that run. The higher protein diet s... Mon, 14 Nov 2011 18:22:33 EST Starting P90X Lean on Monday~Total newbie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x45051481 Hi, I'm a total newbie and I'm starting the P90X Lean on Monday. I was wondering if there was any advice ya'll could me or if you could let me know what you think about the program. I'm starting out heavier than some (my doctor okayed me to do the program) and I have heard that for more of a weight loss, the Lean version is better to do. Was just wondering what ya'll though. Thanks so much! Oh yeah, also do you track your calories here on spark and use just that or do you follow the P90X diet... Sat, 12 Nov 2011 23:03:05 EST Started P90X Today http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x45051300 I decided to bring it today, and I was able to eat enough protein. However, there are carbs and fat in some of the allowed items for snacks like peanut butter for example. Just wondering how to deal with this. Also, for my nutrition level it says 2400 cal/day, but I had trouble eating only about 2100 today. Any ideas? Sat, 12 Nov 2011 22:49:56 EST Mustering motivation to start again http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x45051143 Hi all. I finished 32 days of P90X and then after not seeing any results on the scale started to feel really down and decided to stop until after our family vacation last week. So, I am going to start again at day one tomorrow night after the kids are in bed. I just need to get my mindset right to make it happen!!! Wish me luck. Sat, 12 Nov 2011 22:38:19 EST FNG http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x45039733 Hey y'all!! Its official I NEED a little HELP.. I have done 60 days of P90X and had to stop because of a deployment. It has been 2 yrs since my return and I need to get back at it. I need all the help I can get motivation, nutrition, and whatever else you can give me. I don't know how to express how impressed i am with people who have completed P90 and are trying to complete P90. Help me get my MOJO back.. AND to my military folks lets GET IT!! Thanks again!!! wish me good luck. Sat, 12 Nov 2011 03:23:22 EST Ouch! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x45016518 All right, so clearly I did a pretty good job of working my shoulders, biceps and tris last night - yoga was THE most difficult workout today! I know it was because I had a few days off, but I also think that I worked extra hard last night to make sure my arms were feeling it! Very nice, ooh, not looking forward to legs and back tomorrow - but all I know is I am going to Bring It and I am back on track! Hooray for not letting vacation and a little sickness allow me to be a slacker! Thu, 10 Nov 2011 15:45:20 EST Pull-ups http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x45009278 Hey everyone so after finishing 6mos of p90x and a little summer hiatus im starting up again Monday the 14th. So what I need help with is we moved throughout the summer and I have nowhere to put my pullup bar and nowhere to to wrap a resistance band for pullups either so what to do?? Any suggestions on what I can do for pullups or an alternative I can do while their doing pullups. <BR> Thanks guys:) Thu, 10 Nov 2011 07:21:33 EST Ab Ripper X - Oblique V-Up http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x44981974 I find this motion literally impossible to do. I don't know if it's a matter of strength, form, or what. I try it every time, I cannot lift either my torso or my legs while lying in this position on my side. Are you guys all able to do this exercise? I read on a website that you can bend you knees to make the move easier, but haven't tried this yet. <BR> <BR> I'm baffled, I'm able to complete the Side Tri Rises in the Shoulders & Arms workout no problem, but Oblique V-Ups - forget it. :( Tue, 8 Nov 2011 12:50:48 EST Swap workouts? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x44883618 Wondering your thoughts on swapping workouts for the week...I am in week 3 and am going on vacation tomorrow so I probably wont' be able to get in all my workouts (but I do plan on working out on vacation). <BR> <BR> So, wondering if I should swtich legs and back to today, maybe try and yoga tomorrow and then just pass on Kenpo and the arms workout I was supposed to do today...any thoughts? <BR> <BR> Doing back again so close to Monday's workout a bad idea? Trying to do legs after plyo a... Wed, 2 Nov 2011 11:19:21 EST vacation and p90 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x44770473 All right, so I am well into week 2 and still bringing it, although plyo was tough, I made it through! I am sure I will feel it later! Next week my husband and I are going on a quick getaway to Colorado and I am nervous about my P90 workouts. Ideally, I would love to be able to have time to do them, but that might not be the case since we will be doing other things - I want to make sure I get my weight workouts in, so I was wondering your thoughts on doing a double on one day? I figure le... Wed, 26 Oct 2011 09:38:34 EST one week down http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x44737744 Yeah, I completed my first week of p90 and it feels pretty darn good. I almost tried to ditch out of KenPo yesterday becuase I had played a soccer game, but my husband made me do it and did it with me. It was awesome to have that support! So, here is looking foward to week 2 and getting stronger and more fit... <BR> <BR> Mon, 24 Oct 2011 10:16:05 EST Tony Horton will be appearing on Dr. Oz http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x44712932 I copied this from T. Horton's FB page! <BR> Set those DVR's! <BR> <BR> "Kids! <BR> <BR> I received word that the air date for my Dr. OZ segment will be on Monday, October 31. Spread the word on facebook and twitter. <BR> <BR> The show airs during sweeps. That should get more people interested in P90X, Ten Minute Trainer and P90X2!" <BR> Sat, 22 Oct 2011 17:30:01 EST Calories eaten http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x44695736 So, I think my sparkpage might be a little off and I want some opinoins...I have been doing p90x for a week now, and did toss in a few other workouts...I have adjusted how many calories I am buring in a week, but my intake is still 1200-1500. Does that seem low to anyone? What are your calorie ranges? I know it depends on goals, how fast I want to lose weight and all that, but I want to make sure I am fueling myself enough to get through these workouts. Fri, 21 Oct 2011 11:52:57 EST So far...so good! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x44679434 Yep, I am making it pretty darn good through week 1. Yesterday, I managed to squeeze in my workout with not much time and today I am excited to do the yoga. I have done it before, but of course, my muscles have never been this tired, so it should be interesting... <BR> <BR> Nevertheless, I am rocking it out, I feel pretty great overall and am happy to have sore muscles and not sore joints! Go P90X, can't wait to really start seeing the successes, I can feel them already! Thu, 20 Oct 2011 11:11:49 EST Plyometrics http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x44645317 So, today is day 2 and day 1 went well. but today is plyometrics and I am not looking forward to it, I know it won't be as bad as I think, but I watched it, and well, not looking forward to it one bit! I am going to do it and push through, after all, quitting on day 2 would be really lame! So, here's to not being lame, and not only that, here is to kicking butt today at plyo! Tue, 18 Oct 2011 09:53:38 EST Starting today! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x44632655 I am starting my p90x workout today. I have done the yoga and ab ripper on and off and well, I just need to make myself commit to doing it. I love how at first, I thought I didn't have time to do it, ha, yeah, because I was so busy watching tv. I have changed my mind set and now there is time, there is a pull up bar and there is nothing standing in the way of the fit body I want. I was hoping my husband would want to do it with me, hold each other accountable, but I am hoping this is what... Mon, 17 Oct 2011 15:09:43 EST One week into it! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x44611118 Hi there, <BR> <BR> My husband and I just started P90X this past Monday so today makes day 7 of 90! He lost 10 pounds and I have lost about 6 pounds (we both have about 60 pounds to lose). We loved the workouts and we find Tony entertaining (though, we do curse him out quite a bit!). <BR> <BR> I am a recent breast cancer survivor and a year ago September I was finishing up my last chemo treatment (and was bald as could be! LOL!) ~ Anyway ~ the chemo wreaked havoc on my muscles in that it d... Sun, 16 Oct 2011 09:56:20 EST Excited about P90x2! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x44547836 Just started my second round in hopes of finishing by the end of the <BR> year and be in form for P90X2. Anyone else with the same goal? Wed, 12 Oct 2011 00:49:13 EST just started p90x yesterday http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x44546133 Hey ya'll I just started P90x yesterday and i love it. I would love any tips to help lose weight and not bulk up with this program. I had a baby in may and went through a really bad postpardum but now i'm ready to get my body back. After 3 babies and really not losing very much of all of their baby weight i'm ready! I already feel better just after 2 days and love it! I can't wait for the great results. Tue, 11 Oct 2011 22:42:36 EST New to Team! Starting P90X tomorrow. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x44522882 Wish me luck! I think i am ready to kick some (my) Butt! <em>224</em> Mon, 10 Oct 2011 15:46:15 EST How do you log in the strength for p90x with spark http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x44504424 How do you all log into the fitness or what do you put in to know what calories you burned fo rthe strenght days of shoulder /arms and ab ripper x etc.? Help please. Sun, 9 Oct 2011 13:38:32 EST Starting week 2 of P90X on 10/9/11 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x44489639 Is anyone else out there starting week two this same day or within this week? I'd love to buddy up with others that are in the same portion of their progress. Sat, 8 Oct 2011 11:48:15 EST Day 4 for me http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x44448411 Hi everyone. I am on day 4 of the P90X Lean version, so it is yoga tonight. Last time I tried to stick to the program this is the one that kicked my butt.. not going to lie, I'm a little scared LOL! Glad to find an active group of P90 users <em>213</em> Wed, 5 Oct 2011 21:11:34 EST How Do You Log In the Time? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x44411126 I just began Spark People and I'm getting ready to start P90X. I was wondering if anyone has a good way of logging in their workouts in Spark People. Mon, 3 Oct 2011 20:41:34 EST Vetern Newbie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x44297973 Hello fellow Sparkers! <BR> <BR> My name is Katie and I have been on this site a few times before but I have never followed through with it. I have decided to get off my high horse and truly work on this and stop feeling sorry for myself. I have teamed up with the Adidas program, Micoach which will help me take workouts electronically and have another way to track my progress. I'm looking for a buddy but be warned I can be a tough cookie. I will however turn around and be there for whoever n... Tue, 27 Sep 2011 10:08:06 EST Shakeology Snacks!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12192x10555x44218716 Got these receipes from Lauren Knight - BB Coach. <BR> <BR> <BR> Shakeology Ice Cream: <BR> <BR> What you will need: <BR> <BR> 1.5 cups of almond milk or fat free milk <BR> <BR> 1 scoop of chocolate or Greenberry Shakeology <BR> <BR> 1/2 banana <BR> <BR> 1 Tbsp. Peanut butter <BR> <BR> 6 ice cubes or 1 cup <BR> <BR> Directions: <BR> 1.Take all ingredients and put into blender <BR> <BR> 2.Blend all up, make sure it’s completely blended <BR> <BR> 3.Put in freezer for about 2 hours ... Thu, 22 Sep 2011 12:43:17 EST P90X starting 9-26-11 whos with me ???? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x44201536 I have been on this site for a few months now, trying to lose 20 lbs has been a terrible thing. I lose three and i gain it back. I have had a few people start to work out with me but they have fallen short and it leaves me falling as well. I have never been the weight i am and i feel terrible. I would like anyone to get on board with me to try and keep all of us on my meal plan or keep our meal plans to ourselves. I would like to do a "check in" everyday with anyone who is on board with me. ... Wed, 21 Sep 2011 13:22:40 EST starting P90X 9/26/11 Who wants 2 start w me???? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x44201489 I have been on this site for a few months now, trying to lose 20 lbs has been a terrible thing. I lose three and i gain it back. I have had a few people start to work out with me but they have fallen short and it leaves me falling as well. I have never been the weight i am and i feel terrible. I would like anyone to get on board with me to try and keep all of us on my meal plan or keep our meal plans to ourselves. I would like to do a "check in" everyday with anyone who is on board with me. ... Wed, 21 Sep 2011 13:18:15 EST Starting P90X Mon 9/26/2011 want to start with me? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x44200780 I have been on this site for a few months now, trying to lose 20 lbs has been a terrible thing. I lose three and i gain it back. I have had a few people start to work out with me but they have fallen short and it leaves me falling as well. I have never been the weight i am and i feel terrible. I would like anyone to get on board with me to try and keep all of us on my meal plan or keep our meal plans to ourselves. I would like to do a "check in" everyday with anyone who is on board with me. ... Wed, 21 Sep 2011 12:33:28 EST In anticipation - Starting late Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x44198116 Hey All! <BR> <BR> My nae is Laura and I've just recently bought the P90X programme. Waiting for it to arrive in the post and very excited! <BR> <BR> Hoping to start next Monday ( 26th Sept ) looking forward to it! <BR> <BR> Overall I want to lost about 12 - 15 kgs but also generally tone up and get some muscle definition. <BR> <BR> Look forward to being part of the team! <BR> Lxx Wed, 21 Sep 2011 10:04:06 EST Started Today -- Who is with me!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x44192809 Started P90X today! Day 1 Chest & Back is in the books. Day 2 Plyo tomorrow. Hit me up if you wanna do this together. I hate it but I love itttttttttt. Tue, 20 Sep 2011 23:36:34 EST just joined http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x44182480 well i am new to this but just started p90x yesterday! i am pretty sore today but no pain no gain <em>334</em> i guess!!! well i am going to try so hard to stick with this and see what kind of results come from it but i may need some motivation every now and then!!! <BR> i am a mommy to 2 little boys one is 7 and the other is 2! i have recently lost about 67 lbs and now i am really wanting to tone it all up so hopefully this works!!!! <em>20</em> Tue, 20 Sep 2011 12:01:13 EST Weights - How much you are using? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x44178525 For the past week I have been using between 8-12.5lbs in my exercises. I'm feeling the workout but just sometimes I feel I can go heavier with less reps. As of right now I'm doing more reps to tire my muscles out for the last 2-3 reps of a set, that seems to be ok. However, I'm thinking I should go a little heavier maybe extra pound or 2 but not to 15lbs. <BR> <BR> Don't know if I can buy weights in this low range 13-14. So I'm guessing I may turn over to my resistance bands for some of the ... Tue, 20 Sep 2011 08:29:40 EST Hello All http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x43999223 My name is Darnetta and I will start my p90x on Monday 09/12/11. <em>30</em> Fri, 9 Sep 2011 19:09:38 EST Anyone want to start a round with me!? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x43973440 Hi Everyone! <BR> I want to start a round of P90X this Saturday!!!! <BR> <BR> ANYONE up for the challenge?!?!!? <BR> <BR> :) :) <BR> Let me know! I'd LOVE a partner in crime! Thu, 8 Sep 2011 10:21:28 EST P90X2! Have you seen it!? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x43866103 It has been a while since my last round of P90X, however, they have come out with P90X2. Has anyone seen the previews. I pre-orded mine yesterday! Very exciting! Definitely more challenging than P90X. Fri, 2 Sep 2011 09:32:38 EST Starting today! (9/1) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x43849688 It is the first of the month and I am going to start p90x. I figured it is perfect timing! If anyone else plans on starting today, let me know. We could keep each other on track for the next 90 days. <BR> <BR> Good luck to everyone that has already started! Thu, 1 Sep 2011 11:28:27 EST Creatine info http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12192x10555x43837959 Hi, I am taking Sci Fit Kre-Alkalyn 1500 creatine and I'm wondering when and how much to take. The serving size says 2 caps (1500 mg), but I've heard you can take it wrong if you are not taking it according to your body weight/fat and amount of exercise, etc. Does anyone have some good, solid knowledge of creatine? Wed, 31 Aug 2011 19:35:40 EST Which do you like better P90X or Insanity? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x43794663 For those of you who have tried both which do you like better Insanity or P90X? I haven't tried Insanity and am not sure if I'll buy it next or just wait for the new P90X. I did see a worksheet on Beachbody for a P90X and Insanity hybrid workout. Has anyone tried that? Mon, 29 Aug 2011 13:57:24 EST diff. nutrition http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12192x10555x43766633 does any one not follow the p90x nutrition plan and are you <BR> still getting results? Sat, 27 Aug 2011 20:22:46 EST diff. nutrition http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12192x10555x43766628 does any one not follow the p90x nutrition plan and are you <BR> still getting results? Sat, 27 Aug 2011 20:22:32 EST Best Advice for staying consistent to P90 X http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x43755010 Hey guys I will love to get started doing the P90X but its hard to complete anything and it gets discouraging to stick to, I want to know any suggestions you guys may have for that ? Sat, 27 Aug 2011 00:25:36 EST Missed a week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x43739584 I missed week 3 of phase 1 due to being away and on vacation. I am doing week 3 this week (when I should be doing week 4). Should I start week 4 next week or should I jump into phase 2? Fri, 26 Aug 2011 04:05:47 EST P90X:2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x43711507 Are you guys as excited as I am about the new release of P90X:2? <BR> <BR> If you haven't already heard, they are doing preorders starting Sept1-5 thru team Beachbodycoach coaches. Get with your coach to preorder...preorders get free shipping, 2 extra videos, and are garunteed delivery before Christmas... this is going to sell out. They are limiting release to helpl avoid piracy of the videos, p90x is the most pirated video ever! So get it before it is sold out. Preorders also get ente... Wed, 24 Aug 2011 14:55:53 EST 1st day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x43690514 My first day of P90X was yesterday and I can barely move my shoulders today...I'm not going to lie, it was hard but I finished and didn't give up and believe me I would have given up if my awesome husband had not been there right beside me doing it too and telling how great I was doing an to not give up!! I like that sore feeling (even if it did take me a while to get our of bed!)...looking forward to another great workout tonight! Tue, 23 Aug 2011 12:27:09 EST Trying to Switch from Turbo Fire to P90X http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x43687976 First I started with Turbo Jam and loved it, added the 1 pound hand weights to get a better workout. Then I completed 12 weeks of the Turbo Fire with the Weighted hand gloves. Loved it. Now I am trying to switch to the P90X because I think it will give me better definition but I am finding it hard. I overdid it with the Core Synergistics and was sore and had to stop for a week. I don't look forward to it because it doesn't have the same great music as Turbo Fire. I went to pick it up a... Tue, 23 Aug 2011 10:15:25 EST Yoga X - replacement workout? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x43568449 I very much dislike yoga!!! lol <em>39</em> I dont feel like im getting a good workout with it and not into the stretching and positions. Does anyone subsitute this with a different workout? Or what would your workout choice be to substitute it with? Tue, 16 Aug 2011 11:08:16 EST How much syrup & how much milk (recovery drink) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12192x10555x43525213 I am sure almost everyone is familiar with the idea of chocolate milk being a substitute for the recovery drink, and while not everyone agrees with it, I am going to try it out. I've been searching here and googling like crazy and I cannot find anywhere how much chocolate syrup to use and how much milk. I know people use this as a recovery drink so someone must have an idea. All I have been able to find is that I should shoot for 200 calories, but that doesn't help me with measurements. Pleas... Sat, 13 Aug 2011 21:57:04 EST Pushups/Knees http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x43487966 I have hardwood floors and use a yoga mat when I do my workouts. However, even with the mat, the pushups are killing my knees. Eventually I hope to not have to use my knees, but I'm only on Day 1. <BR> <BR> Would it be cheating to put a pillow or something under my knees? I tried a folded up towel and than didn't really do it for me. I run and I'm old ;) so I'm very protective of my joints. Thu, 11 Aug 2011 14:33:53 EST Just bought some protein powder, little confused http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12192x10555x43469202 I ordered some protein powder, but I'm a little confused at when I should use it. On P90X he uses a recovery drink thing, and has like protein shakes sometimes in the morning (on the menu). <BR> <BR> Should I have a little in the morning and a little after workout? Or just after workout? <BR> <BR> Also, I'd like to mix it with milk since that would probably taste better, but I can't handle that much milk, so I would also do water sometimes. Anything else I can mix with this? Will it taste ... Wed, 10 Aug 2011 13:08:27 EST Anyone not keeping track of reps? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x43438757 I just did day 1 today (Chest & Back, Ab Ripper X) but I did cardio yesterday and Ab Ripper X the day before while waiting to start on Monday. He goes on about writing down how many reps you do, and setting a goal. But the past couple days I've just been doing as much as I can, and I actually think it would be harder to sit there and count 25 out. I get lost in just doing them with them instead of thinking "I'm on 15, 10 more). In Ab Ripper he does a lot of counting, and it actually mentally ... Mon, 8 Aug 2011 19:45:00 EST Tracking http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x43345557 How do you guys track your P90X workouts, and how do you know that the calories burned is accurate? I have only ever tracked my food intake, but I would like to start tracking my exercise also. If someone can help me that would be great :) Thank you! Wed, 3 Aug 2011 09:52:04 EST Too much upper body develoment! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x43326335 My arms look... beefy. Cut. Defined. Which would be a good thing, except for i'm a female and my middle and lower body aren't responding nearly the same way. Still flab on the belly, still junk in the trunk. <BR> <BR> What should i do here? Should i stop the upper body workouts, cut them back, double up on the lower body workouts, drop my calories, do additional cardio? <BR> <BR> Suggestions please! Tue, 2 Aug 2011 10:24:18 EST lean vs classic http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x43306998 I am just starting P90X and am looking for it to create long lasting results with diet and fitness. I want to go into my 30s the best I have ever looked and felt! I am wondering for weightloss which program is the best to do? In the begninning if I am unable to do all of the reps should I combin with an additional cardio??? Mon, 1 Aug 2011 11:57:33 EST mixing quick approach with portion approach http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12192x10555x43306946 I am wondering if anyone has had success doing pre packaged meals for lunch and then portion for dinner? Does anyone have any suggestions for this???? Mon, 1 Aug 2011 11:55:19 EST Can't complete plyometrics http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x43300159 Hello! <BR> <BR> Its day 2 of P90X for me and I couldn't finish plyometrics, so I just stopped the dvd, cooled down and finished at 40 minutes into the video. I could do most of the workouts though, but started to get VERY tired and my head started spinning past the 30 minute mark. <BR> <BR> I am thinking of cutting down on the reps and just walk it out a bit and take it slow next week with plyo. Perhaps even skip some of the high intensity workouts. I don't want to give up on it because it... Mon, 1 Aug 2011 04:35:16 EST Suggestions for a beginner http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10555x43288925 Hey everyone! I just got my P90X DVD's and am going to start soon. Does anyone have any suggestions or words of wisdom? Sun, 31 Jul 2011 13:12:04 EST I dont want to push play today! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x43244224 Grrr, i should've worked out hours ago. I just dont feel like it. You'd think i would be over this, considering i've been using this program for over a year... but no, i still struggle with the "inner slacker". This week has been particularly hard for me. Just alot of things going on in my life right now that are sucking the motivation and energy out of me. <BR> <BR> Sorry to whine, but just wanted to vent. Not sure what my problem is actually... this really isn't like me. Usually my a... Thu, 28 Jul 2011 16:49:53 EST Skipped a day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12191x10555x43240893 I missed my Monday workout and ended up pushing the rest a day out... and then skipped the last one of the week. <BR> I'm sure missing one day isn't terrible but what would you do if you couldn't do your workout on a day? Would you skip that workout all together? Double up the next day? What works best for you? Thu, 28 Jul 2011 13:17:08 EST Starting on Sunday and I have a few questions http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10555x43232124 Hi there! <BR> <BR> My P90X showed up today and I'm super excited! I'm a relatively fit 24 year old, but I've never been into "working out" per se. I do a lot of yoga and cycling, and I'm in a cabaret dance group. Summer is our off-season so I haven't been dancing, I've been slacking on the yoga, and drinking too much beer. I don't have a ton of weight to lose, but I'd like to be nice and toned before we start performing again in September. <BR> <BR> 1) Should I be doing Classic or Lean? I... Wed, 27 Jul 2011 23:54:28 EST no way jose http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=12192x10555x43226963 so.. im reading into the nutritional area of the p90x routine... they are wanting me to eat like 2200 calories a day.. i cant do it.. THATS CRAZY lol. i mean i could probably eat that in doughnuts and chocolate.. (actually i have) but point is.. can i get by with eating1500-1600.. im a student i really dont have the cash to eat so much everyday.. nor the time to prepare it. I know im being whiny.. i apologize for that. any advice.. or reprimands anyone would like to offer? Wed, 27 Jul 2011 18:10:28 EST