Day 14 – P90X3 Dynamix

Two weeks of P90X3 done :)! P90X3 Dynamix is a great dynamic stretching workout. I would recommend doing it on rest days. It helps increase range of motion, flexibility and stabilization.

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Day 11 – P90X3 The Challenge

The Challenge is just all pull-ups and push-ups. You pick a number you want to do for each set of pull-ups and push-ups and your goal is to reach that number each time. This is my least favorite P90X3 workout, but I got it done. I modify my pull-ups with resistance bands. I will be getting the Chin up max assist band soon to help with the pull-ups and can wait to try that out.

Manitou Springs Incline Hike

I was in Colorado Springs for the holidays and the day after Christmas I decided to challenge myself and hike the Manitou Springs Incline with my Sister-in-law and Brother-in-law. I had never heard of it until we got there and my Brother-in-law mentioned it while driving and showing us around.

Manitou Springs is right by Colorado Springs and the Incline is a popular hike and fitness challenge. It’s an old railway and the hike up is the remains of the tracks. It’s about a one mile hike with a 2000 ft elevation gain, so it’s pretty much straight up. I thought it was an amazing hike! I got a great leg workout….all the stairs, or wooden tracks as you’ll see in the pictures below. It’s a hard hike! It’s pretty steep and some of the stairs are kind of high and there’s pipes you have to go over along the way. There’s even a bailout point about 2/3’s the way up where you can go down if you don’t want to continue to the top. I’m happy I made it to the top!! The views were awesome and the day I went seemed to be perfect! It’s worth it, I’d do it again! Awesome workout too!!ImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageThe picture below is the bailout point.ImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageI see the top.ImageImageSelfie. lolImageChristmas tree at the top.ImageMy Brother-in-law, Jeff at the top.ImageMe at the top.ImageMy Sister-in-law at the top.ImageAll of us. 🙂ImageHeading back down a different way.ImageImageImageImageImageImageIf you look really close in the picture below, you can see people going up the incline.Image

P90X3 Worksheets and Calendar


I just received P90X3 today and am excited to start it! There are worksheets that you can download and there’s also a fit test which you should do before you get started. Here are the links for those:
Fit test worksheets
P90X3 worksheets

There’s also four schedules or four different calendars you can follow tailored to get different results.
CLASSIC is what the test group did – basic schedule to get RESULTS in every way.
LEAN if you want to just Lean out  (really great for ladies who do not want to “bulk” up or “get ripped”.
MASS schedule if you’re looking to put on muscle.
DOUBLES for those who have time for an hour workout or want to get their desired goal twice as fast!
Something for EVERYONE!

Here’s the Classic Calendar:

Here’s the P90x3 Classic PDF Calendar version as well:
Block 1
Block 2
Block 3

Stay Healthy n Fit 4 You

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