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Introducing TBB TRAINING CAMP for TBB fitness programs!

Yep, you read that right! TBB Training Camp for those engaged in TBB fitness programs!


You have all heard of TRAINING CAMPS for sports like football, basketball, soccer. Well we decided to develop a TRAINING CAMP for Beachbody Fitness programs.

Traditional TRAINING CAMPS focus on getting you into the best possible shape for the particular sport you are doing. You are already focusing on your workout with your at home fitness program. But what happens when you leave the TRAINING CAMP? We have learned that fitness is a 24/7 process. So how does a traditional TRAINING CAMP help you when you get home; back into the environment that has many obstacles that might cause us to fail? It DOESN'T!!!!!
That is where our TRAINING CAMP comes in. We focus on what happens after the workout. Nutrition, real life obstacles, family, and all the wonderful things in life that can potentially make us
fail.....

Our TRAINING CAMP is geared to get you to think outside the box. In life there are many obstacles and we, myself included, tend to focus on what is in front of us, but if we take a step back and really think about the situation that we are in, the solution is often right in front of us.
Let me begin by explaining that there are various ways we learn. The three (3) major learning modalities are Auditory, Visual and Kinesthetic. We will apply all three of these learning modalities to fitness, nutrition, health and wellness. By the end of this TRAINING CAMP we hope that you are more knowledgeable in those areas and therefore will be able to overcome any obstacles that are presented to you.

Post daily, engage in conversations and have fun. DO NOT sit on the side lines and be a "silent observer." You are more likely to get the most out of TRAINING CAMP if you are part of the conversations! With that said………..

ARE YOU READY TO BRING IT? ARE YOU READY TO GET INTO THE BEST SHAPE OF YOUR LIFE?

If the answer is YES....

We will help you succeed. We have done multiple rounds of P90X and we know what works and what doesn't work. We will push you beyond what you think you are capable of and when you emerge on the other side, you will be completely transformed.....

Whether it's your first time, second time trying, or you have completed a Beachbody fitness program and looking to do it all over again, EVERYONE is welcome.

No need to be shy about joining this group. We are just a bunch of ordinary people looking to reach our personal fitness goals by using Beachbody fitness programs as a means to do it!!

Now we understand that "Life Happens" and when it does sometimes we need support and motivation to continue on our fitness journeys. This group will offer support, motivation and information on how to get over those "Life Happens" bumps in the road. If you have any questions, concerns or just want to throw in your support to others - this group is for you!

Don't be worried if you start late, that just means that there is more of us that can help get through P90X. We will share success stories and who knows you may make a friend for life while getting into the best shape of your life!

The theme for this group is, "We will leave no team member behind."

"Your life today is the result of your attitudes and choices in the past. Your life tomorrow will be the result of your attitudes and the choices you make today."
- Author Unknown

Before we start there are some things you need to know.

NECESSARY EQUIPMENT

Dumbbells - You can use good ole fashion regular dumbbells from Wal-Mart or you can go to the extreme and get yourself a set of Bowflex® SelectTech® 552 Dumbbells or Bowflex® SelectTech® 1090 Dumbbells. Some of us used and will use again the CAP Barbell 40-lb. Dumbbell set from Wal-Mart. Some have since moved up to the Bowflex® SelectTech® 552 and/or 1090 Dumbbells.

Resistance Bands - The resistance bands serve as great and affordable alternatives to weights and dumbbells. They allow for more flexibility and easier storage as well. WARNING: This is something that you do not want to go cheap on. Some of the group members purchased the cheap ones thinking they were saving money and they broke. If they break, you cannot do the workouts!

Chin-Up Bar - A good ole fashion chin-up/pull-up bar found at any Wal-Mart or Target store will do.

Push-up bars - You can use standard push-up bars that can be purchased at Wal-Mart or Target. You can go with the P90X Power Stands designed and used by celebrity fitness trainer Tony Horton or you can do the good ole fashioned pushups with your hands.

Optional Equipment

Yoga Mat - You can pick up a good ole fashioned Yoga mat from Wal-Mart or Target.

Heart Rate Monitor: Unfortunately you can't go cheap on these. Some members tried to go cheap to save money and ended up paying more in the long run. If you are going to invest in a heart rate monitor invest in a good one. If you have questions about which HRM to purchase, ask us, we will provide you with the best information on HRM's that’s available today!

Nutrition

This is the most important part of any workout program, whether it be P90X®, INSANITY® Hip Hop Abs®, Slim In 6® etc. Following the recommended nutrition plan is crucial to the success of the program. Planning and preparation are key ingredients for success. This is not as hard as it seems. If you need assistance on recipes for meals, post your needs on the thread and someone from the group can share with you some recipes.


Optional Nutritional Supplement

Shakeology®, The healthiest meal of the day. Want a simple way to transform your health? All it takes is one glass of Shakeology® a day. This ultra-premium nutritional health shake contains the world's most powerful superfoods. It's the perfect combination of antioxidants, phytonutrients, enzymes, prebiotics, protein and many rare ingredients – including adaptogens, camu-camu, and sacha inchi – giving you the essential nutrients you can't get from an ordinary diet. Replace one meal a day with Chocolate or Greenberry Shakeology to increase your energy, reduce cravings, lose weight, improve digestion and regularity, and transform your health.* and it's just 150 calories.

Whey Protein - You may find that you need to take a supplement like this to reach the necessary protein levels found in P90X's Fat Shredder Phase. Protein use is desirable immediately before and after exercise to help refuel recovering muscles. You can purchase this through Team Beachbody or get it at any GNC, Wal-Mart, even some supermarkets are carrying whey protein.

Caseine Protein - As stated above, rapid protein use us desirable immediately before and after exercise to help refuel recovering muscles, but delayed digestion and absorption may be more beneficial at other times; including bedtime when your body typically goes for hours without food. Casein proteins are acid sensitive and thicken in the stomach. Because of this, it can take more than twice as long for Casein to be broken down into its amino acid subcomponents than other proteins. What does this mean to for you? You are burning calories while you sleep!

Now that you got the proper equipment and nutritional requirements out of the way. What next?

WRITE DOWN YOUR GOALS!!!!

When you write a goal, use the SMART acronym to help you make sure that you are creating something that you will actually DO!

S = Specific "I want to lose weight," is not very specific. How about: "I am going to lose 25 pounds or 3 pants or dress sizes."

M = Measurable Anything that you can measure, you can accomplish! "I will network with more people and make better connections for my business." How would you measure "more"? Try something like this instead: "I will meet and follow-up with 2 new people at every networking event that I attend this year."

A = Attainable Is it possible to attain your goal? When you create your goals and write them down you should make sure that your goals are possible! Now, you have to be cautious though. Don't go too easy on yourself. Your goals should have some stretch to them so that you can grow!

R = Realistic "I will get into shape so I can jump over a tall building in a single bound" Uh...nope, not going to happen. There are certain laws of physics that still make it impossible for humans to jump over a tall building in a single bound. Make sure that the goals you created based on reality.

T = Time Limited Give yourself a deadline. In fact this has already been done for you by the folks that created P90X. It is 90 DAYS!!!!

TAKE A BEFORE AND AFTER PHOTO AND WRITE DOWN YOUR BEFORE AND AFTER MEASUREMENTS.

You will want to take a before photograph of yourself along with writing down your before measurements. At 30, 60 and 90 Days you will also take a photograph of yourself and take your measurements. Comparing the before and after photos will show you how much progress you are making.

TAKE THE FIT TEST

Take the fit test prior to Day 1. This will give you a foundation to judge your fitness level. Having this foundation will help you get through the workout programs.

TRACK YOUR PROGRESS DURING THE WORKOUTS

Use the P90X workout sheets to track how many reps you completed, how much weight you used and as you progress through the program, try to do more than you did the previous time. Writing it down will help you remember what you did and your notes you make will help you remember if the workout was too easy, too hard, or just right.

Below is a link to the workout sheets.

Work Sheets

TRACK YOUR NUTRITIONAL PROGRESS

Keeping a journal of what you eat and when you eat it will help you track your calories, protein, carbohydrates, fats etc. Using phone apps such as MYFITNESSPAL, or LIVESTRONG or TAP & TRACK Calorie Counter (Diets & Exercises) will be of great assistance to you. Most of the group use MYFITNESSPAL to track what they eat when they are away from my computer. All of these apps sync to their particular websites so you have a well documented list of what you ate and when you ate it. Keeping track of calories is critical to the success of your personal fitness goals. These apps are also useful when you are out at a restaurant and you need to know if the food you are ordering is within the limits of the guidelines set forth in the P90X program. You could seriously damage your progress by ordering something that is high in calories and fat.

SO YOUR READY TO WORKOUT....THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW

The size, timing, and content of your pre- and post-exercise meals and snacks can play an important role in your energy levels during your workout, how well your body recovers and rebuilds after your workout, and whether the calories you eat will be used as fuel or stored as fat. There are numerous studies out there on whether or not it is good to eat before exercising. Depending on your particular goals and your body type will determine if you should eat before a workout or not.

During the fat shredder stage of P90X, you may need to supplement your water during the workout. Mixing a supplement that contains carbohydrates into your water will give you that added boost you may need to get through those tough workouts.

Some may experience lactic acid build-up in their muscles and stomach. Other supplements may be used to offset this if this occurs.

During workouts you may find that your heart rate is rising. Knowing what fitness zone you are working and depending on your goals will depend on what fitness zone you want to work out in.

SO YOU’RE DONE WORKING OUT....THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW

One of the most important part of any exercise routine is the recovery period. Rest and recovery is an essential part of any workout routine. Your after exercise recovery routine has a big impact on your fitness gains and sports performance and allows you to train much more effectively. Recovery after exercise is essential to muscle and tissue repair and strength building.

Studies showed that carbohydrates and protein combined using a 4:1 ratio is best.

After you've finished a workout your body is warm and your muscles are tight because they've been contracting over and over. Stretching immediately after a workout is the best time to lengthen your muscles which, in turn, will reap you huge benefits on the recovery end. DON'T SKIP THE COOLDOWN PORTION OF THE WORKOUT!!!!!!!

As always we need to add the disclaimer. Consult your doctor before starting any new workout plan.

Now... Let's stop talking and let's start BRINGING IT!!!!!



Disclaimer:
All information contained within this thread, the testimonials, and posts are for informational purposes only. They are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any health problem – nor are they intended to replace the advice of a physician or qualified healthcare professional.

No action should be taken solely on the contents of this thread. Always consult your physician or qualified healthcare professional on any matters regarding your health or on any opinions expressed within this website, especially before attempting the P90X.

The information provided within this thread are believed to be accurate based on the best judgment of the authors but the reader is responsible for consulting with their own health professional on any matters raised within.

Healthcare information changes rapidly. Therefore, some information within this thread, including but limited to testimonials or blog posts, may be out of date or even possibly inaccurate and erroneous.

Please see your physician before changing your diet, starting an exercise program, or taking any supplements of any kind.

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Thank You for visiting our thread and remember to KEEP PUSHING PLAY!


COACH FRANK
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THIS IS ALL WE ARE ASKING FOLKS!! GET YOUR FITNESS ON AND LET'S GET MOVING!!!!!!
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Although fitness is of vital importance in your journey to meeting your goals, it is equally important to know and to understand how nutrition works and how to apply it to your program!!! If you want to know how to do this and fine tune P90x, you've found your home!!!!
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Sounds like a great thread with a great challenge!
Will be sticking around here to get some inspiration!
Thanks!
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Thanks Coachbsquared!!!! Motivation, dedication and inspiration will be the key!!! Check back often as you will find an amazing amount of information on nutrition and fitness!!

Thanks for the well wishes and KEEP PUSHING PLAY!!!!




Coach Frank
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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY IS HERE!!!



GET THE EXCITEMENT COURSING THROUGH YOUR VEINS!!!
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There is an extreme abundance of deliciously healthy foods out there for you to consume. But what am I supposed to eat? If I eat it what does it do for me?

Often, I will be posting these foods and give nutritional tidbits about it. This can assist you with developing your meal plan!!!



DID YOU KNOW......



ASPARAGUS:

Asparagus is high in glutathione, an important anticarcinogen

It also contains rutin, which protects small blood vessels from rupturing and may protect against radiation

Asparagus is a good source of vitamins A, C and E, B-complex vitamins, potassium and zinc

ASPARAGUS IS AMAZING STEAMED OR GILLED WITH OLIVE OIL, SALT AND PEPPER!!!!
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RE: Introducing TBB TRAINING CAMP for P90Xers! WHEN: Sept 16th-30th
9/10/12 6:17 AM as a reply to CoachFrank43.
This is it!!! Learn how to keep bringing it and be successful AFTER your workout!!!!! Knowledge, experience, support, motivation, inspiration....Coach Frank is one provide it all!! I have been through his bootcamp, and what I've learned on how to deal with everyday situations and how to NOT let them sabotage my fitness goals, is incredible!!! Don't miss out....YOU WANT TO BE HERE!!! emoticon

FITNESS + NUTRITION + SUPPORT = SUCCESS!!!!!!
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RE: Introducing TBB TRAINING CAMP for P90Xers! WHEN: Sept 16th-30th
9/10/12 6:32 AM as a reply to FITnFABat43.
Thanks Libby! We fear no one!!! If you're gonna bring it, bring it hard!!!!emoticon
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RE: Introducing TBB TRAINING CAMP for P90Xers! WHEN: Sept 16th-30th
9/10/12 8:24 AM as a reply to CoachFrank43.
Hello Everyone!!! I am so excited to start my first round of P90x!

Here is my story:
My name is Brandie, I graduated high school in great shape, due to my involvemnt in sports. I love sports and fitness but after graduation I did not stay very active. I gained about 20lbs in three years. I was not happy at all and finally decided to do something, because my commitment to gym memberships was not working. I found a personal training facility. I LOVED it, I lost 20lbs, 8% body fat and was more toned than I had ever been. I stopped going to the (expensive) trainer about a year ago and decided I could do it on my own. I soon gained about 10lbs back. emoticon I tried insanity and did not see the results I did with the personal trainer, so I became discouraged and did not finish the program. I know if I would have finished the program and stayed on track with my nutritional plan, I would have been happy with the results. I struggled because I have always lacked motivation to do it by myself. I am looking for motivation and people to hold be accountable (like my trainer) because I have found that this is what works for me.

This board sounds like a great way to help me reach my goals... I will do the fit test, measurements, and pictures this week and post again soon!
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Hey Brandie!!!! Welcome to the thread!!! Glad to hear you are going to tackle P90x!! I will be starting my 5th round of P90x once we get started here. If you want motivation and accountability, you certainly came to the right place!! We look forward to becoming a part of your fitness journey!

Before pics are so important to see where you have been and also to relfect upon where you never want to be again! We'll keep you on track nutritionally....the blood, sweat and tears is up to you.....but wwe'll be doing it right alongside you!!!

Keep your eyes peeled to this thread as you will see a ton of nutrition and fitness information come across to assist you!

I will answer any and all questions you may have, so post away! We are gonna rock this round!!!



Coach Frank
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RE: Introducing TBB TRAINING CAMP for P90Xers! WHEN: Sept 16th-30th
9/10/12 11:11 AM as a reply to CoachFrank43.
GIVE ME SOME MOTIVATION!!!!!
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WHAT TO CHOOSE?? HERE'S SOME HELP!!



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bnc128:
Hello Everyone!!! I am so excited to start my first round of P90x!

Here is my story:
My name is Brandie, I graduated high school in great shape, due to my involvemnt in sports. I love sports and fitness but after graduation I did not stay very active. I gained about 20lbs in three years. I was not happy at all and finally decided to do something, because my commitment to gym memberships was not working. I found a personal training facility. I LOVED it, I lost 20lbs, 8% body fat and was more toned than I had ever been. I stopped going to the (expensive) trainer about a year ago and decided I could do it on my own. I soon gained about 10lbs back. emoticon I tried insanity and did not see the results I did with the personal trainer, so I became discouraged and did not finish the program. I know if I would have finished the program and stayed on track with my nutritional plan, I would have been happy with the results. I struggled because I have always lacked motivation to do it by myself. I am looking for motivation and people to hold be accountable (like my trainer) because I have found that this is what works for me.

This board sounds like a great way to help me reach my goals... I will do the fit test, measurements, and pictures this week and post again soon!


Hey Brandie,

Glad you made it. Stick with us and we will help you all the way in reaching your personal fitness goals. If it is motivation you need, it is motivation you will get!

We aim to please.... LOL!

Anyways welcome and start posting away..

John


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9/10/12 12:52 PM as a reply to CoachJohnX.
Thanks for the welcome Coach Frank & Coach John! Thanks for sending me to this board Coach John, it's exactly what I need!
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bnc128:
Thanks for the welcome Coach Frank & Coach John! Thanks for sending me to this board Coach John, it's exactly what I need!


Your very welcome. That is what we are here for..

Remember this little piece of information...

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So you just got your P90X and your looking over the fitness guide and getting all excited to start. In fact you just want to toss the book aside and start right now!!!!!

However you are following the program and reading over the materials... You get to the nutrition guide and your excitement quickly turns into despair. You try to figure out your calories and the numbers you come up with seem wrong.. In fact they seem very high and in your mind there is no way you can ever eat that many calories....

You move onto the menu guide and you start getting more and more confused as to this whole portion approach technique. You figure you will just count calories but that is kinda confusing as well..


DO NOT WORRY - We have been there; done that; bought the product.... In fact we bought the factory and patented the product.. LOL!


The entire reason we created this thread was to have a means of helping those who are starting their fitness journey using P90X. We have done multiple rounds of P90X and know the program well. We have made our share of mistakes and we have learned from those mistakes. We will offer you our experiences and this will ensure that you do not make the same mistakes that we made.

We are hear to help. All you need to do is ask the question....

With that here is a little motivation for you....


Keep the faith; keep pushing play and prepare to Bring IT!

John


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RE: Introducing TBB TRAINING CAMP for P90Xers! WHEN: Sept 16th-30th
9/10/12 7:07 PM as a reply to CoachFrank43.
This looks like a GREAT thread!!! I'll be stopping by frequently for motivation! You can not be in better hands....Coach Frank will help you get the results you are looking for!!!

BRING IT!!!
Kristin emoticon
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RE: Introducing TBB TRAINING CAMP for P90Xers! WHEN: Sept 16th-30th
9/11/12 4:50 AM as a reply to CoachKOlexa.
DON'T FORGET!!!!


As you close in on your start date for your program, take all of your measurements: weight, waist, biceps, chest, hips, legs etc... and write them down. Take a before picture of yourself from the front, rear and sides. Why do all of this??? This will serve as a bench mark of sorts...a progression table if you will where you can compare your day 1 to your day 30, 60 and 90!! It's all about preparation!!!!!


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Thanks Coacholexa!!!!!
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