If You Are Interested In A Intensively Toned Body & Ripped Abs.. Read This
I recommend a work out system that will get you those results in 90 days!
March 2, 2008
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By: Julie Munger
After experiencing injury to my knees in 2007, caused from years of running, (and some aging factors), I was forced to lay low on my running and cardio training, which left me to concentrate on weight lifting. Although I have worked out with weights for many years, I never seriously put my total work out time in to weight lifting , just easy routines to keep tone.
In my quest for some instruction on weight lifting, which I knew I needed, to prevent injury to myself. I learned how important weight lifting is in all aspects of your life. Muscle not only is important for any kind of training you do including Cardio, it prevents injury and also strengthens your immune system.
I stumbled across an ad for P90X®, . . . well I found what I was looking for.. and SO MUCH more!
If you are serious about increasing muscle tone significantly and losing weight, may I suggest from experience P90X®, it is a 90 minute work that is available on DVD which can be purchased at beachbody.com. This is a advanced work-out - probably (I think) for people who are already some-what in shape. P90X® is a revolutionary system of 12 sweat-inducing, muscle-pumping workouts, designed to transform your body from regular to ripped in just 90 days.
(Left) Tony Horton
, is your personal trainer and he will keep you engaged every step of the way.
P90X® - is the toughest workout I've ever came in combat with... that is until I got the routine moves down pat, which definitely takes a few weeks. The entire system is 3 months, each daily work -out is approximately 90 minutes. I suggest adding a work out in the morning in addition to the P90X® , if your work -out schedule is normally in the evening.
You MUST be committed, do not expect the maximum results if you do not commit 7 days a week.
I've worked out and trained in so many different methods since I was 15 years old and this is by far the best system, I've ever committed to, because of the diversity and advanced training technique called 'Muscle Confusion'. (Muscle confusion accelerates the results process by constantly introducing new moves and routines so your body never plateaus, and you never get bored.)
Whether you want to get lean, bulk up, or just plain get ripped, there's an endless variety of ways to mix and match the routines to keep you motivated the full 90 days and beyond!
The system has a total of 12 highly diverse and intense workouts listed below with my
personal comments and experience with them.
1. Chest & Back -
A chin-up bar is a necessity for this program. You will be doing a lot of pull- ups and reverse chin-ups.
Push ups- Pull ups, push ups, pull ups, more, more more.
2. Plyometrics -
I recommend looking into knee supports if you have bad knees. You will be leaving the ground frequently. :)
3. Shoulders & Arms -
one word - definition!
4. Yoga X -
YOGA? - you think this would be easy right? Wrong! This is YOGA X
baby! (the X is for Extreme) For me, this workout was unbelievably the hardest routine for me. Once you build your strength in balance, and coordination you will not believe how much it improves your flexibility.
5. Legs & Back -
If your looking to thin your legs and buttock this workout is for you, I believe this particular workout lost my ass and thinned my legs. (Note don't use heavy weight with leg exercises, unless your looking to build your leg muscles. I'm a runner, which builds muscles in your thighs.. hence bigger muscle.. bigger look...hence.. not good if your a chick. ... smile )
6. Kenpo X -
If you had experience with boxing or kick boxing you will love this work out.
7. X Stretch -
AH the X-Stretch.. You will learn to feel a Need
for this one and learn how important stretching is. On one day particular I was feeling tired and sore from the work-out the night before and had a zero ambition level. I did the X-stretch, took a hot bath and came out feeling full of energy and my muscles felt great. In the program, it will give you an option of the X-stretch or a rest day..... I recommend... ALWAYS DO THE X-STRETCH!
8. Core Synergistics -
Total body conditioning, using the core, very important .
9. Chest, Shoulders & Triceps -
Very cleaver techniques working all 3 body parts in one routine.
10. Back & Biceps -
What it is.. ah.. more push ups! My favorite are the Dive-Bomber Push Ups.
11. Cardio X -
A total body cardio routine that is fun and sure to burn fat.
12. Ab Ripper X -
AB RIPPER X....... LOVE IT!!! Over 349 ab/core exercises
. Do not get discouraged, if you cannot make it through full 25 reps of each exercise without taking a break.. in time you will advance further as your stomach muscles strengthen.
P90X® also includes a nutrition plan. What I suggest is to take fast food and soda OUT of your diet. If you do not eat breakfast, start making time to include a breakfast, obviously healthy food such as organic cereal or oatmeal. Eat when your hungry just eat healthy food, in small portions. Try not to eat after 6:00pm. Increase your water intake immensely, drink less coffee if your a coffee drinker.. If you change even one of the above you will lose weight.
Stay away from alcohol
, Alcohol causes muscles to become weaker and tears down nutrients that your muscles need to grow. Alcohol contains sugar and other carbohydrates, heavy drinking can cause a serious weight gain due to alcohol's high carbohydrate content and the dehydration from the alcohol is usually mistaken for hunger
Obviously all of this takes strong will power
Just set your mind to it and commit, set a goal.
I include P90X® Peak Performance protein bars and a post work out drink or supplement is a good idea.
My last words of advice . . . . "BRING IT"
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