Fitness/Food

P90X3 Review and Results

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I did P90X (multiple times) a few years ago and got great results. I lost weight, gained muscle and flexibility, felt better and generally improved my fitness. So I wanted to review my thoughts on P90X3 there… While it wasn’t…

P90X2 Medicine Balls

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Medicine balls are pretty pricey. But these are about half the price of the Beachbody P90X2 medicine balls. The Valeo 4 lb. medicine ball has high ratings on Amazon and is available for free shipping (for orders over $35). Similarly…

P90X3 Creatine

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I’ve used creatine off and on for a few years. I like Dymatize Creatine b/c I find their products tend to be more natural, higher quality and are consistent across the brand. Also, they tend to be moderately priced. I started…

P90X3 Pushup Bar PowerStands

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I believe a pushup is greatly improved by using some form of pushup bar. I’ve used bars, dumbbells and more. If you used dumbbells, it’s harder if they’re round and can roll. The Tony Horton PowerStands are good, but kinda…

P90X3 Heart Rate Monitor

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It seems the suggested Beachbody heart rate monitor is the Bowflex Strapless monitor. I haven’t been impressed with strapless monitors though they are nice and convenient. And they are more expensive. I’ve had good success w/ the Omron HR-100CN. It…

P90X3 Decelerator Review

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I like this workout, but it might be one of my least favorite P90X3 so far. It’s not bad – it’s good. But ‘least favorite’ is just that. This workout doesn’t seem to have it’s own identity. Normally I’d say…

P90X3 Pilates X Review

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I’d never done pilates before the first recovery week of P90X3. I just did it for the second time. I like the workout as a workout, but it’s not much fun. I mean that both in a good way and…

P90X3 Water Bottle Suggestion

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I have a lot of water bottles. Some I like and some I don’t. I’m picky. But this water bottle wins my all-time favorite water bottle award… The Thermos Intak 24 oz water bottle! It’s a great size, the top…

P90X3 MMX: Tony Horton’s Shoes

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For the MMX workout, Tony again is wearing ASICS Gel Cross-Trainers. This time it’s the ASICS Gel-Fortius TR. They’re low profile which I find very comfortable and have a mesh top to help keep your feet cool. Here’s my post…

P90X3 Power Bands Suggestion

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Weights are great. I prefer them, but the bands are a great alternative… especially when traveling or when room is an issue (apartment, etc.). Here’s a set w/ great ratings: Black Mountain Resistance bands. Be sure you have a place…

P90X3 – Isometrix Review

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Ouch! This was basically yoga balance positions… for 45 seconds each… mostly on one arm or one leg or similar. This was a tough workout. If you’ve done other P90X-ish yoga workouts, you know what a tough one is. Fortunately,…