Sunday, August 1, 2010

Guess Who's Back?

Hi. It's me again. It's been awhile, hasn't it? Unfortuantely, medical school, the boards, rotations, and shelf exams got in the way of my physical (and mental!) well-being. So after passing the Step 1 Boards and all my shelf exams in the past year and taking my Step 2 Boards last month, I think I'm going to have a little more free time to focus on myself. I just have applications and interviews for residency, but at least most of my exams are out of the way.

So here I am. I have gained about 25 pounds since I first started P90X, but have a total of 35 I want to get rid of. It's sad. I can't fit into my clothes anymore, and I'm refusing to buy bigger. I really need to get cracking on this.

I will be starting today. It was actually brought to my attention that the end of my 90 days coincides with Halloween. That's a good motivator to keep pushing through the workouts and sticking to my diet. I'm still debating if I want to do daily blogs like I used to. I may just update weekly and post when something interesting happens. I guess we'll see. I will post my measurements and possibly pics at some point today.

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Day 39: Yoga X

I skipped out on yoga today. I was gone all day long, and I want to go bed. I may sub in yoga for X Stretch on Saturday. Maybe. I'll probably be painting Easter eggs instead.

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Day 38: Back & Biceps, and Ab Ripper X

I love working out my "glamour" muscles. I increased the weight on a few of the exercises, which is always nice. I'm still using both my chin-up bar and resistance bands for all the pull-ups. I'm also still waiting to do one pull-up without using a chair.

Ab Ripper...yawn. Not that it doesn't work me out, but it's really getting boring.

My yoga blocks came today, so we'll see how well they work for me for yoga tomorrow.

Monday, April 6, 2009

Day 37: Plyometrics

I always look forward to plyo days! Although today, I was a tad sluggish, probably because I didn't sleep well and had to get up early to face a hellish final. Either way, I still got through plyo and love it. How awesome would it be for Tony to make another plyo DVD? I love that idea!

One move, however, doesn't do anything for me. That would be the Gap Jumping. I just feel like I'm flailing about in my living room and it's a waste of 30 seconds.

Sunday, April 5, 2009

Day 36: Chest, Shoulders, &Triceps, and Ab Ripper X

I still hate push-ups. I want to try to upgrade to normal push-ups rather than do them on my knees, but these push-up exercises are tough. I'm awful at the One Arm Balance Push-Ups, even on my knees. It's frustrating, but the shoulder and triceps exercises make up for it. I like those exercises.

I had said in a previous blog that I wanted to try a different Ab Ripper, however the one in P90X Plus is a Ab Ripper/total Core workout and seems more like a Core Synergistics type thing. But I'm so sick of Ab Ripper!

Saturday, April 4, 2009

Day 35: Rest

I skipped out on X Stretch today since I was studying at school all day long for my dermatology final on Monday. Trust me, I'd way rather workout than study for dermatology. I'd rather do yoga all day. Yep, that's how bad it is.

Bring on week 6!

Friday, April 3, 2009

Day 34: Kenpo X

Kenpo, Kenpo. Fun workout, but it's getting too easy. I think I'm going to try Cardio X next time I do Kenpo, because I have yet to see what it's like. Yep, that's my plan.