Insanity Results Video

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hockey_kelso

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Posted: 16 Jan 2013, 12:50
Let me tell you that this site and Insanity have saved my life. I have lost over 33lbs in 60 days and I am now onto TurboFire.

I made a video that documents my story and results.

Check it out.

Insanity Before and After Video
shmiller

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Posted: 16 Jan 2013, 13:17
Insanity. Finger hearts. Wink
"The grass ain't greener, the wine ain't sweeter, either side of the hill" The Grateful Dead
hockey_kelso

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Posted: 16 Jan 2013, 14:16
I know, I love it too. I am pushing myself through TurboFire now, but I always seem to compare it to Insanity.
DLW100

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Posted: 20 Jan 2013, 18:18
Hi,
Try doing the Asylum. I burned 808 calories today!
Aiya

Joined: Jun 11
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Posted: 22 Jan 2013, 11:16
My friend and I did insanity last year and lost 40-45lbs a piece! We both got injured and had to stop. Gained weight, of course. Starting back up again now. I have done some of the turbo fire and love it too! It works better for me right now because I injured my wrist and can't do a lot of floor work. Love the intensity. Burn, on average, about 700 calories a workout.
hockey_kelso

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Posted: 23 Jan 2013, 22:16
DLW100 wrote:
Hi,
Try doing the Asylum. I burned 808 calories today!


It's on the list... I am going to do P90x next, then Asylum after that. My goal is to hit 100lbs in a calendar year.
hockey_kelso

Joined: Jun 12
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Posted: 23 Jan 2013, 22:18
Aiya wrote:
My friend and I did insanity last year and lost 40-45lbs a piece! We both got injured and had to stop. Gained weight, of course. Starting back up again now. I have done some of the turbo fire and love it too! It works better for me right now because I injured my wrist and can't do a lot of floor work. Love the intensity. Burn, on average, about 700 calories a workout.


TurboFire is hit and miss with me now. I can't stand the Fire 45 and Fire 55 workouts. They are too complex and I end up swearing at Chalene by the end. I modified it so that on the Fire 45 and 55 nights, I will do Fire 30 (which I love) along with a HIIT 15 or 25 workout to make up the time to 45 or 55 minutes.

eKatherine

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Posted: 24 Jan 2013, 11:49
Aiya wrote:
I injured my wrist and can't do a lot of floor work.


Try some of those little pushup handles. I can't do floor work without them, but grasping a bar causes me no issues.
Felicia...

Joined: Jan 13
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Posted: 28 Jan 2013, 23:58
I bought insanity but see now that i need to be at a better fitness level to do this safely. I WILL get there tho...
meeel

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Posted: 29 Jan 2013, 06:44
My husband bought insanity I am planning to give it a try , I workout a lot , but I mosly go to the gym, and I LIKE TO RUN
shmiller

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Posted: 01 Feb 2013, 11:42
Meeel, running is my favorite thing in the world. My husband talked me into Insanity (which I sometimes did in addition to my running workouts but more often just did it instead) and, you're not gonna believe this, but I shaved almost a minute off my mile time over a 5 mile run. The plyo builds incredible muscles and core strength, and I attribute it to that. I'm still not fast by any means, but I'm a helluva lot faster than before it. I'm not advertising, I'm just sayin'. Finger hearts. Fuh rheal.
"The grass ain't greener, the wine ain't sweeter, either side of the hill" The Grateful Dead
hockey_kelso

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Posted: 05 Feb 2013, 14:47
meeel wrote:
My husband bought insanity I am planning to give it a try , I workout a lot , but I mosly go to the gym, and I LIKE TO RUN


I suggest that you give it a try with him. I've had some friends over doing it with me and they are surprised how much it pushes you and how addicting it is.

It will get you in the best shape of your life.
Spacey47

Joined: Apr 12
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Posted: 05 Feb 2013, 22:51
I don't think these over the top highly ballistic exercise routines are necessary and by their nature can easily lead to injury or are sustainable in the long term especially as you get older .


hockey_kelso

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Posted: 12 Feb 2013, 11:33
Spacey47 wrote:
I don't think these over the top highly ballistic exercise routines are necessary and by their nature can easily lead to injury or are sustainable in the long term especially as you get older .




What would you suggest then? Curious.
SlimChim

Joined: Jan 12
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Posted: 12 Feb 2013, 19:55
Felicia Celeste wrote:
I bought insanity but see now that i need to be at a better fitness level to do this safely. I WILL get there tho...


You don't necessarily have to be at a better level of fitness. This programme was designed for even absolute beginners. the trick is to go at your own pace. Know your body and your limits. You don't always need to go so hard just because Shaun T says so. Start small and keep pushing yourself gradually till you finally get there. Take breaks when you need to as well. There's absolutely nothing wrong with that, I was just like you, waiting to get 'fit enough' to do Insanity. Only thing that did for me was help me procrastinate. So my advice to you is to just get on it. Start small and go at your own pace.



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