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no pure cardio in P90X
no pure cardio in P90X
1/4/13 11:41 PM
Why is there no pure, sustained cardio in P90X? Things like plyo are not pure cardio. There is too much stop-and-start.
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RE: no pure cardio in P90X
1/5/13 12:00 AM as a reply to Andrew999.
i had the same problem with the cardio from p90x to me was to much stop and go but what i did was and i don't know if this may help, but i was doing a hybrid of insanity and p90x when i had the days were i couldn't work or as shaun t says dig deeper i did 30 minutes of insanity and the rest of p90x cardio. I think with p90x you have to pair with a fast pace workout program otherwise you get discourage because p90x overall is not a fast pace program but it does work as long as you have good form because is more about control movements to get your muscles ripp like my coach told me but you are rigth it dosen't feel like a cardio workout specially if you have done insanity then you know when you getting cardio and when you are not,i hope my input was a little bit of help.
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RE: no pure cardio in P90X
1/5/13 12:45 AM as a reply to Andrew999.
Kenpo X and cardio X and even plyo to an extent is an interval form of cardio. You dont need a pure cardio to loose weight. Trust me this stuff works. Trust it, use it and keep pushing play and you will see results!

Corrie
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RE: no pure cardio in P90X
1/5/13 12:45 PM as a reply to Andrew999.
Good observation. Plyo and kenpo will help with weight loss but aren't ideal at improving cardiovascular endurance. I may add some running to my weekly workouts.
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RE: no pure cardio in P90X
1/5/13 5:14 PM as a reply to DanielS999.
Developments in the fitness world have found that the traditional
pure "cardio" workout is not as effective as interval type training.
palateu effect and all. Now it's about interval
training which gets your heart rate going up and down, up & down.
The intro to "Interval X" from the P90X+ series discusses this
but there is a ton of info on the net about this.

Another reason to go to the X2 program instead of the original.
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