Category Archives: legs and back

Isn’t P90X Hard?

In this video I address one of the most common questions I hear about P90X. It also happens to be the most common reason people never do anything about their fitness! There are only two options here: either you want … Continue reading

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Functional Fitness

The other day I started to read a book about Bruce Lee’s training methods called THE ART OF EXPRESSING THE HUMAN BODY. It got me thinking: have I been on the wrong path all along here? Rather than go by … Continue reading

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P90X Classic Plus: Week 11 and Review

For week 11, I wound up missing Kenpo Cardio Plus because my stomach wasn’t so stable last Tuesday night. I never got the chance to make up for it either, which kind of stinks…for reasons I will go into in … Continue reading

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P90X Classic Plus: Week 6

Time for another week in review! UPPER BODY PLUS: Business as usual with this workout. I was able to use 20-lb. dumbbells for most of the bicep exercises, which is pretty amazing to me considering the Plus workouts are more … Continue reading

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P90X Classic Plus: Week 5

A pretty groundbreaking week, if I do say so myself. Why? Because I found that when I swapped my Kenpo and Yoga nights, I don’t do so bad at yoga after all! Now instead of doing Yoga X on Tuesdays, … Continue reading

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P90X Classic Plus: Days 18-28

FIRST, A BIG ANNOUNCEMENT: I have started filming myself during my workouts and created a Youtube channel that is strictly for fitness (and wing chun, of course). You can see me at: http://www.youtube.com/user/coachstevieg2012 Now, on to the blog itself… Wow, … Continue reading

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P90X/Rev Abs Hybrid: Day 82 (Legs and Back)

I did all my pull-ups tonight without the aid of a chair, just to see how many I can do. Why? Testing myself for the upcoming P90X Certification class. Here are the results. I was able to do 10 close-grip … Continue reading

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