October Update

This month update

Surprise, surprise… I’m changing my workouts again … PiYo workouts are great, but I need a change …something new!… so I decided that I will try P90X-3 and see how it goes.G - october-2014

P90X3

Tony Horton, creator of P90X and P90X2, now brings you P90X3, similar workouts but with half of the time.

P90X3 combines a highly structured, plateau-busting schedule with an unprecedented variety of moves that keep every muscle challenged every day for 30 minutes of full-throttle intensity that leaves any other workout in the dust. It’s a whole workout in half the time. What’s in the Package? 16 extreme 30-minute workouts, Fitness Guide, Nutrition Plan, Workout Calendar, “How to Accelerate” DVD.

Recommended equipment includes a chin-up bar and resistance bands/dumbbells (10-40 lbs for men, 5-25 lbs for women). Optional equipment includes a jump mat/yoga mat, P90X Chin-Up Max, and PowerStands.

A chin up bar is essential for getting the most out of P90X3

  1. Resistance Workouts
  • Total Synergistics: A full-body resistance workout that triggers fast, powerful changes to your body’s composition.
  • The Challenge: Strengthen your entire upper body by stacking push-ups and pull-ups in ways you’ve probably never seen.
  • Incinerator: Bring It ’til there’s nothing left to bring. A full burnout session that pushes you past your limits.
  • The Warrior: When you need a one-size-fits-all workout that can be done anytime, anywhere, this is your drill.
  • Eccentric Upper: Time under tension is the key to creating lean-muscle growth fast. This upper-body blast will have you begging for mercy.
  • Eccentric Lower: You’ll be slowing down the eccentric (or negative) half of each movement to carve a ripped lower body—faster.
  1. Power Workouts
  • Agility X: This fusion of aerobic and anaerobic energy improves your precision, flexibility, balance, and strength.
  • Triometrics: Increase your speed and power in a fraction of the time with this explosive next-generation plyo workout.
  • Decelerator: Balance your ability to go up strong and come down safe with multi-angle deceleration training.
  1. Cardio Workouts
  • CVX: Now resistance is combined with intervals to give you that full-body burn and power up your core.
  • MMX: Burn fat by taxing your strength, endurance, and flexibility with this martial arts–based cardio workout.
  • Accelerator: Increase your cardiovascular and muscular efficiency, resulting in more bang for your fat-burning buck.
  1. Core, Flexibility & Balance Workouts
  • X3 Yoga: A flow-style practice that improves your musculoskeletal flexibility, balance, stamina, and core strength.
  • Pilates X: Power your core, gain muscle elasticity, and stabilize your joints, as Pilates fundamentals meet modern science.
  • Isometrix: Isometric contraction combined with instability—this workout gives you an unshakable platform to work from.
  • Dynamix: Increase your range of motion, flexibility, and stabilization to help maximize the results you get from every routine.

Helpful Tools

  • Fitness Guide:Your step-by-step guide to getting the most out of Tony’s accelerated extreme fitness program.
  • Nutrition Guide: A simplified approach to healthy eating designed to get you ripped—and help you stay that way.
  • P90X3 Workout Calendar: Tony gives you each day’s workout, so all you have to do is get in—and crush it.
  • “How to Accelerate” DVD: This easy-to-follow P90X3 intro shows you how to achieve your best results in the fastest time.
  • 24/7 Online Support:Stay motivated with exclusive ’round-the-clock access to fitness experts and peer support.

One day, you’re doing total-body resistance, and then Pilates, plyometrics, yoga, agility, mobility, mixed martial arts. That’s variety. That’s how you keep the Muscle Acceleration going. That’s how you get extreme results in 30 minutes a day.

There are 3 different approaches:

1.   Classic: get ripped and strong.
2.  Lean: tone without adding bulk.
3.  Mass: increase muscle mass.

I haven’t done any other p90x workout so I won’t be able to compare, but for me 30 min workout seems like more than enough… if I feel like doing more I can always add something extra like PiYo or again something what I never tried. 😉

My exercise equipment is limited for now and I can’t upgrade it jet, cos of the move (and I’m still not sure which date I will be following my husband to UK). So for now I will be using pair of 1kg weights and resistance band.

I didn’t measure myself today but so far from 22.9 I’m down 0.7kg. See you with my next post.

Peace and love, G.

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October 2014

HAPPY WORLD ANIMAL DAY everyone!World-Animal-Day

Please ask yourself what can you do for animals today and any other day, because they all do deserve better lives too.

I’m vegan because I believe that all animals deserve better lives and better deaths too. Many people ask why should they care about animals when they or other people suffer, why should they care about something what doesn’t think. I say why not? Just because our lives are not perfect or better jet doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t care about somebody else. And animals are SOMEBODY not someTHING – they feel – they care! And there wouldn’t be a hunger if we wouldn’t waste our food and water to feed farm animals to produce small amount of food, if we would feed this food directly to people there wouldn’t be hunger.

Raising animals for food requires massive amounts of land, food, energy, and water and contributes to animal suffering.

It takes up to 13 pounds of grain to produce just 1 pound of meat, and even fish on fish farms must be fed up to 5 pounds of wild-caught fish to produce 1 pound of farmed fish flesh.

It takes more than 11 times as much fossil fuel to make one calorie from animal protein as it does to make one calorie from plant protein.

For more visit: http://www.peta.org/issues/animals-used-for-food/meat-wastes-natural-resources/

If it’s too hard for you to go straight to vegan diet – try first vegetarian diet, try meatless Mondays and add Wednesdays and Fridays… make a step the right direction for better life for you, your family, animals and our planet.

October schedule

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I can’t believe that is already OCTOBER here. How did it happened so fast??????????! I’m like 3 weeks in PIYO workout with my own schedule…of course my diet is not perfect and also my fitness is not what it used to be back in Austria, but I’m moving…. some days more than others . The weather is changing … it’s cold and rainy and many times I’m not feeling like getting out of the bed. But staying in such a state of mind is also not helping so let’s put some fun music on and let’s do it!

My PIYO workouts – 3 weeks in

Of course I’m missing accurate measurements to compare to (again I forgot to measure myself when I started- silly me, but never mind). 8)

Some workouts are more challenging than others, but I’m learning the moves and improving my form. Still not able to do triceps push ups, but I will get there. I’m slowly improving my flexibility and working on my strength.

I also started Chalene’s 30 Day Challenge to Master Organization and Achieve Your Goals and here is the link: https://teamjohnson.infusionsoft.com/app/form/success/42699f485e18e0f7362dcef71941c94d/887173/276f9c7a9ff95ab5682a87ee949c2cb8

I really like Chalene and her personality.

And this time I decided to write down my measurements here so I get better motivation to succeed ..fingers crossed 😛

so here it is:

R arm: 31cm
Chest: 86 cm
Waist: 72.5cm
Abs: 82.5cm
Butt: 89cm
R Thigh: 54cm
R Calf: 34.2cm

 

I will post update of my schedule when I will know.

My October schedule is not entirely decided yet ..it all depends when I’m leaving to UK and so on…

that’s it for now.

Peace and love,G.

September 2014

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September Workout Schedule

It’s already past middle of the month and I’m still sorting out my stuff and trying to organize everything what we want to keep and what we want to ged rid of. So far  September was and still is kind of lazy for me and it also shows on my Up application from Jawbone. BTW I absolutely love my fitness band.

Jawbone UP

The Jawbone UP is a fitness accessory and iPhone app.
It looks like a simple rubber wristband. But under the rubber is a device that can keep track of how much you’ve moved throughout the day and even alert you if you’ve been sitting around for too long. You wear it all the time, removing it only whenever you need to synchronize the data or charge the wristband, or when you are taking shower or going for swim. It also monitors your sleep patterns during the night. The app has a food diary feature that allows you enter your meals so that you can see if you’re burnjawboneUPing more calories than you’re consuming. And you can also connect with friends and you will see their progress too.
There is also possibility to sync your UP app with My Fitness Pall, Runkeeper, Map My Fitness, Lose It and others
It’s not the newest model and might not be even one of the best models out there but for now it suites all my needs.

So those last 3 weeks I rarely hit my goals. But I’m working on it and slowly getting back on track…at least until we move again. But nobody is perfect and there are always some bad days but important is to keep moving forward.

On Sunday I started with new workout plan – DVDs from Chalene Johnson.
 
Chalene Johnson

ChJ is an American physical fitness authority, choreographer, author, and entrepreneur. Chalene is most notable for creating the exercise video system known as TurboFire, developed and sold by Beachbody. She combined music, dancing, and martial arts as a basis for her workout system. DVD workouts also by her TurboJam, ChaLEAN Extreme, TurboKick, Hip Hop Hustle and newest edition PiYo workout.
I tried some of her previous workouts but they were just to long for my busy schedule or it was just not possible for me where I was living and then I forgot about it. And recently I came across PiYO and I decided to try it out.

PiYo workoutpiyo-info 2

So, what is PiYo? Piyo is a stretch, flexibility and strength workout promising to deliver the same results as Yoga, Pilates and interval training combined. It features all of the benefits that you get from Pilates and Yoga, including flexibility and core training, but with extra cardio and strength training to really make you sweat. No heavy weights or jumping involved so you do not have to worry about high-impact moves that will be hard on the knees or that your neighbors will be complaining about the noise.

Here are the workouts with short description:

Align: The Fundamentals (40 minutes)
Align is an all in one it’s workout that helps you understand the correct form required to perform each of the moves in the PiYo program. It explains PiYo terminology, proper core alignment and also includes modifications for those that require them to complete each workout.
My opinion: more like introduction than and actual workout, but it’s important to go through it especially when you are not familiar with yoga. Because you need to know the moves, do them properly otherwise you are just wasting time.

Define: Lower Body (25 minutes)
This lower body workout focuses on the thighs, calves and buttocks. It works every muscle in your lower extremities, including your hamstrings and quad muscles, to give you long, lean legs.
My opinion: some moves are challenging but in the end I felt like I can do another one.

Define: Upper Body (35 minutes)
If you want the arms to stop flapping in the wind, this upper body workout can help make that happen. It will help reshape your arms by focusing much of the moves on your shoulders, biceps and triceps. This workout will also work your chest and give you upper body strength that most feel is unattainable without weights.
My opinion: same like the previous one, some moves are challenging but in the end I felt like I can do another one.

Sweat (35 minutes)
This is one of the faster paced workouts that works every muscle in your body. It includes a lot of yoga influences done at a dynamic speed to help make you burn calories and sweat for the entire 35 minutes.
My opinion: ok so this one I finally felt like I was really working out and I was sweating too.

Sculpt (30 minutes)
This workout will work your muscles at different tempos to keep challenging them. You will feel the burn as you go through each exercise and hold positions to challenge your endurance.

Core (30 minutes)
Working the core is vital in achieving a long, lean physique and that is exactly what this workout does. It will help you obtain the flat abs that so many hope for. All moves are designed to lengthen and strengthen the midsection.

Strength Intervals (25 minutes)
This non-stop interval workout includes various movements done at a fast pace to help burn the maximum amount of calories. It works every muscle in your body and will get your heart rate up almost immediately.

Drench (45 minutes)
Drench will take you through a warm up and stretch of your upper and lower body, then quickly transition you to a fast paced, cardio portion to bump up your heart rate and speed up your metabolism. It will culminate with a lower body segment to help improve endurance and balance in your legs and core.

Buns (Bonus Workout 25 minutes)
Flat butt be gone with this bonus workout! It will lift your buttocks and redefine your entire backside with a variety of moves that also work the legs and thighs.

Hardcore on the Floor
This workout is available only if the program is purchased through a Beachbody coach. It is an all-body workout designed to strengthen every muscle from head to toe and can be added to days that you are doing other workouts in the series for increased intensity.
 

What I like on the DVDs: There is a modifier- Michele in every workout. What’s awesome is she does the moves from a side view where as everyone else is facing forward. It is really nice to be able to see how each move looks from the front and side.  It greatly helps with correct form.  In addition, you always have the option to go in to Child’s Pose between moves in the event that you need a little break.

What do you need for the workouts:
NO equipment is necessary!!
Exercise mat or yoga mat is recommended. And most of the workout you can do barefoot.
 

I’m following the basic plan and so far I tried only the introduction and first 3 workouts, today I’m supposed to repeat Define: Lower Body but I think that I will add to it another workout and see how it goes. And of course I’m not following the diet plan, but I’m trying to eat as clean as possible. I’m hoping that this workouts will help me with flexibility and strenghtening my core.
 

And I will have to change up the calendar to go with my needs and moods 😉 and of course I will be posting updates regarding the workouts and my progress.

 

Peace and love, G.

April – August 2014

I’m back with updates!

This is going to be one very very loooong post.my personal organizer
So I was offline for some time because I was pretty busy with school and learning German. But I managed to past my A2 level test without any problems (and I skipped the level A1 completely 😉 )And in July we some-how decided to leave Austria so the life got again crazy. On the end of the last month we moved all our stuff to my Moms, where we are staying until beginning of October, when we will be moving back to UK. Looks like German speaking country is just not for us – at least not for now.
With all the cleanings I’m also cleaning up my computer so I want to upload all my workout calendars too. For now I was marking everything into my personal organizer which I created myself. I just bought A6 folder for myself and I printed out calendar. This way I have my own unique organizer which suites to my needs with beautiful green pages.

APRIL 2014G - april-2014

So I was continuing with Zwows also this month with some breaks due to sickness.
1.4.2014: ZWOW 32: 8 min and 24 sec, no run 2x 5.5kg
2.4.2014: ZWOW 33: 3R + 3SPLL-R             (SPLL – most difficult)
3.4.2014: ZWOW 34: 13 min and 39 sec      (1.-3. 5.5kg, 4. 16.5kg)
4.4.2014: ZWOW 35: 12 min and 29 sec, 5.5kg (PS with chair, DB from 2nd R modif.)
7.4.2014: ZWOW 36: 9 min and 16 sec, 2x 4kg (little bit heavy for the punches)
8.4.2014: ZWOW 37: no breaks, but I was keeping up with Zuzka
9.4.2014: ZWOW 38: 13 min and 28 sec, DS- 5.5kg
10.4.2014: ZWOW 39: 9 min and 45 sec, 5.5kg
11.4.2014: ZWOW 40: 9 min and 48 sec, 2x 3kg        + 10R (15/45) = 1247
14.4.2014: ZWOW 41: 14 min and 6 sec, 5.5 kg
15.4.2014: ZWOW 42: 12 min and 51 sec    + 10R (15/45) = 1277
16.4.2014: ZWOW 43: 2R + 25 SSU          + 10R (15/45) = 1286
17.4.2014: ZWOW 44: 10 min and 5 sec, 4.5kg
18.4.2014: ZWOW 45: 13 min and 1 sec, 2x 3.75kg  + 10R (15/45) = 1341

MAY 2014G - may-2014

 I just love Zuzka Light and her workouts and I will keep doing them over and over again.
5.5.2014: ZWOW 51: 13 min and 36 sec      (only 8 normal DB- rest from my knees)
6.5.2014: ZWOW 52: 11min and 24sec        (PS between door frame- R leg better)
7.5.2014: ZWOW 53: 11min and 28sec
8.5.2014: ZWOW 54: 11min and 20sec, 2x 3.75kg
12.5.2014: ZWOW 56: HK=378, SP=23, DR=7.5, JL=19, PU=15
13.5.2014: ZWOW 57: 15 min and 46 sec ( Killer workout!!!)
14.5.2014: ZWOW 58: 16 min and 26 sec, LP& PU-4.5kg, PP-9,25kg
15.5.2014: ZWOW 59: 15 min 53 sec, 9,25kg
16.5.2014: ZWOW 60: 11min and 54 sec,7.5kg and 2x 4kg
ZWOW 49: 19min and 19 sec, 2x 4kg
19.5.2014: ZWOW 61: 10 min and 23sec, 2x 4kg
ZWOW 55: 2R+ 2GS, 10.5kg
20.5.2014: ZWOW 62: 10min and 38sec, 10kg            + 15.45km BIKE
21.5.2014: ZWOW 63: 2R+ 20Step Ups, 5.5kg and 13kg
22.5.2014: ZWOW 70: 2R + 1 OAPU
23.5.2014: ZWOW 65: 19 min and 21 sec
ZWOW 64: 2R + 18 R&R (+2 after time), 13kg (but it felt too heavy)       +25km BIKE
26.5.2014: ZWOW 56: 24min and 9 sec        BDP (20reptile,40one leg push up)
27.5.2014: ZWOW 67: 2R + 20 SDL
ZWOW 68: 3R + 4JL, 2x 3kg
30.5.2014: ZWOW 46: 11min and 47sec, 2x3kg
ZWOW 47: 5R + 7FW/BW, 2x3kg
ZWOW 48: 5R + 2BPU, 2x3kg

JUNE 2014G -june-2014

This month I was trying Zuzka Lights ZCUT Power Cardio & Strength DVDs. I was not following with hers schedule because it was nothing for me so I created my own and it was definitely fun and I will return to those workouts which I liked. Maybe I should form some kind of rating… I will make note for myself.
2.6.2014: ZWOW 69: 19min and 10 sec, GS-10.5kg, PP-13kg    (DB- first 10 reps each round normal)
   ZCUT Power Cardio W1: 8min and 45sec
3.6.2014: ZCUT Power Strength W1: 10 min and 48 sec, 2x 3kg
4.6.2014: ZCUT Power Cardio W2: 12min and 15 sec
    W3: 3 rounds
5.6.2014: ZCUT Power Strength W2: 10 min and 52 sec, 2x 3kg
   W3: 12 min and 57 sec, 2x 3kg              (killer for my arms!!!)
10.6.2014: ZCUT Power Strength W4: 11 min and 40 sec        (modif. PS- hold chair)
11.6.2014: ZCUT Power Cardio W4: 30, 74, 44, 43, 82         (last 10 push-ups from knees)
W5: 9 min
12.6.2014: ZCUT Power Strength W5: 13 min and 7 sec,        (1st & 3rd 2×7.5kg, 2nd 2x 3kg, 4th 3kg)
13.6.2014: ZCUT Power Cardio W6: 150, 94, 26, x (no break)
   Strength W6: 11 min and 5 sec, 2x 3kg
16.6.2014: ZCUT Cardio W7: 38, 74, 12, 115, 29       (didn’t like the workout!)   + 15R (40/40)
17.6.2014: ZCUT Power Strength W7: 14 min and 48 sec, 2x 3kg           + 4km RUN = 22min and 25sec
18.6.2014: ZCUT Power Cardio W8: 12min and 58 sec
19.6.2014: ZCUT Power Strength W8: 11 min and 37 sec, 2x 3kg           + 4km RUN = 22min
20.6.2014: ZCUT Power Cardio W9: 11min and 21sec
   Strength W9: 10 min and 57 sec, 2x 7.5kg            (killer – heavy weights!!!)
23.6.2014: ZCUT Cardio W10: 11min and 11sec
24.6.2014: ZCUT Power Strength W10: 12 min and 10 sec, 2x 4kg and 15kg       (15kg- too light)
25.6.2014: ZCUT Power Cardio W11: 12min and 12 sec
30.6.2014: ZCUT Power Strength W12: 13min and 21sec, 2x 4kg

JULY 2014G - july-2014

1.7.2014: ZCUT Power Strength W11: 12 min and 23 sec, 2x 4kg
3.7.2014: ZCUT Cardio W12: 11min and 48sec
4.7.2014: ZCUT Power Cardio Bonus Abs W: 6min and 55sec
   Strength Bonus W: 11 min and 9sec
 
7.7.2014: ZWOW 71: 23min and 59sec, 2x 3.75kg
8.7.2014: Z SHRED 1: 14min, 2x 3.75kg
10.7.2014: ZWOW 71: 23min and 37sec, 2x 3.75kg
11.7.2014: Z SHRED 1: 14min, 2x 3.75kg
 
28.7.2014 – Insanity – Fit Test
Switch Kicks – 100, Power Jacks – 52, Power Knee – 100, Power Jumps – 50, Globe Jumps – 11, Suicide Jumps – 20,
Push-up Jacks – 20, Low Plank Oblique – 65

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AUGUST 2014

This was one crazy month. So we were organizing our move from Austria to Slovakia , I was finishing my German course and we were with all this stress doing crazy Insanity. And of course I only found my results from the first fit test, but I know I did better the second time.
Ok. I think that’s it for this post and c u with my next one.

Peace and Love, G.

Insanity – Round 2- Month 2 Calendar + Fast and Furious review

Month 2

Ok so my plan for this month is to survive all the workouts. In worst case I will reduce it to 5 workouts a week instead of 6. But I only started so let’s hope for the best.

I did the fit test and the first workout of the month 2 … it’s a killer no way that I can accomplish them one after the other one. I did the fit test before lunch and the second one before diner.

You can check my first attempt for month 2 week 1 workouts here .

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Fast and Furious review

This workout packs a 45-minute INSANITY workout into 20 crazy minutes. So if you only have time to plead temporary INSANITY, this one’s for you. It may be short, but dynamite comes in small packages too.
Here is how the actual workout looks like:
1. Warm-up
2. Stretching
3. Workout

  • Jog
  • Jumping Jacks
  • 123 Heisman
  • Jump Rope / High Knees
  • Fall Squats ( like Jumping Jacks but this time you are not touching the hands above your head but you are touching the ground instead)
  • Plank Squats

Remember this video is entitled Fast and Furious, so you are looking for both speed and form.

  • Sprints – High, Low, Floor / Moving Push-Ups
  • Power Knees / Diamond Jumps
  • Ski Abs / In & Out / Oblique Push-ups – crazy combination!
  • High Knee Oblique Twist
  • Burpee Push-up Jacks
  • Power Jumps
  • Football Rolls / Plank Holds
  • Plank Punches
  • 100 Meter Dash

4. Cool Down Stretch
Finished.

My opinion on the workout dvd:

Ok, where to start. Hmmm …. The way the video is arranged is just like the normal Insanity workouts, but only condensed into a 20 something minute workout. The format of this video is the same as the other Insanity DVD’s: Warm-up, Stretch, Workout, Cool Down, Finish as you can see in the breakdown above. The video has a long lead-in advertisement and a long Shakeology advertisement at the end!
Poor audio quality and camera work. The camera bouncing up and down as Shaun T moves up and down is annoying and amateur work.  Set up is in small gym (looks like apartment changed in the gym) … doesn’t seem like enough space for Shaun T and the girl and guy working out in the dvd,
Shaun T is certainly moving fast and driving the intensity, but there is a poor job of communicating with the home audience.The audio engineers did not capture his voice well enough to let you hear what he is saying all of the time. The group also shifts exercises without telling you, hopefully you have your eyes on the screen to catch it. This is the most random disorganized video I have ever seen. The transitions are terrible, there is no flow!
It is indeed an insane workout. Why? Because none of the three people working out (not even Shaun T) could keep up with the workout! It gets really insane in the middle when they do the fast phase workout and Shaun T kept saying you have to be ready! But none of them could do it! There’s one part when he says “I see no one jumping!” because they were all gasping for air including Shaun T! Total insanity!
Maybe I can understand that Shaun T needs some extra breaks because he is also talking during the workout … the Girl in the video is ROCK STAR (she was in previous workouts – Amber or something like that), but where the hell did they get the other guy!?! Mario or what was his name?! …complete idiot! ….doesn’t have a good form during the workouts …can’t keep up after 5 min in and he is just laughing – very funny that millions of people can see him on dvd how he makes fool of himself!
Definitely not good for beginners! It might be good substitute for normal Insanity workouts – especially for Pure Cardio on the busy days if you don’t mind the crap quality.
So I did it once but I just can’t follow something what looks like joke. I don’t think that I will do it again. Luckily I didn’t buy it myself, one of my friends did and I would recommend just send it back and get your money.
It could have been great workout if it was the same quality as the previous workouts. It’s a throw-away video that beach body decided to use to make more money. They should go back and send it as a free sample with other insanity DVDs or re-do it! Very disappointing.

Peace and Love, G.

Insanity – Round 2- Month 1 + Recovery Week

Month 1 Update

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I finished first month and of course it didn’t go as I planned .The last week of the month 1 I was down with flu so I was in the bed sleeping most of the time. 😦 But I was feeling better the following week so I continued with my schedule and did Core Cardio & Balance workout.

I still didn’t measure myself – silly me  >:o but I’m fine just with beating my scores on fit test and I’m really hoping that I will managed all workouts in month 2 – fingers crossed. O:)

So far I think I improved since my first attempt of Insanity. I can see it not only on my results on the fit test but also with my stretching – I’m able to go deeper and I’m getting more flexible. 🙂

And I did Fast and Furious workout once instead of Pure Cardio – just to try it out – review coming up soon…

Recovery Week Update

Ok so after one week off I was glad that it was recovery week. I was still feeling kind of tired and slow, but I wasn’t planning to skip any more workouts so I did my best. Starting slowly – I was taking many breaks the first two days but after that I was myself again and I finished the week strong.

My fit test Update:

FIT TEST 2Peace and Love, G.

Starting the new year with Insanity

January Workout Schedule – Insanity Round 2

I already started my new workout schedule! I was planning to start 1st of January but because it’s in the middle of the week and not on Monday when I usually start with the workout plans. This time is Sunday my first day and Saturday will be my rest day (because on this days we usually shop so it’s busy day for me).

I started with Insanity workouts again. 29.12 I did my first Fit Test again and I was killing it. I wasn’t hoping for such a good numbers after more relaxing weeks during December, but I’m very pleased with my scores and I have no idea how I will manage to beat the numbers next time.

First week is behind me and so far it feels almost like a first time I did the workouts, but I’m able to push myself more and I almost not taking any extra breaks. I’m loving the crazy cardio workouts but I’m not big fan of cardio recovery … looking forward to cardio,core & balance and month 2 workouts (fingers crossed that this time I will get trough the second month).

I still need to write down my measurements (this time into the calendar so I’m not searching for them everywhere like crazy). I will try to wear my heart rate monitor every time and maybe even write down my calorie burn for the workouts (if I finally find out how to do it).

Insanity – Fit Test – Round 2- Day 1

1.  Switch Kicks           112
2.  Power Jacks            60
3.  Power Knees            120
4.  Power Jumps            50
5.  Globe Jumps           12
6.  Suicide Jumps          23
7.  Push-up Jacks       30
8.  Low Plank Oblique      74

Insanity - January-2014

Peace and Love, G.