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Is P90 right for me?
Is P90 right for me?
2/1/13 9:52 AM
Hello,

This is my first post on this forum, and of course I'm asking for help.

As the subject states, I'm wondering if P90 is right for me.

I started P90 about 3 weeks ago, and this week on basically all the exercises, I'm doing more reps and faster than the videos. I'm already thinking of moving up to the 3-4 videos, but I'm worried that I won't be getting much benefit after a few weeks.

I'm not sure if anyone else has been in the same boat as me, but here's my situation:

I'm 6'2" male, 185lb. I had been eating lots of junk/fast food, candy, etc, for the last ~3-4 years. Probably averaging around 3200-3500 calories per day, with almost no exercise. Early this year, I realized that my body fat was higher than I wanted (belly and love handles appearing), so I decided to do something about it. I don't necessarily want to lose weight, but I DO want to decrease body fat and increase lean muscle. I've never had extremely low bodyfat, but my (superficial) goal is to see ab definition.

For the last 3 weeks, I have been eating around 1700 calories per day, wholesome/natural foods, with a protein/carb/fat ratio of 45/35/20. (this is tough to accomplish, by the way!)

So far, I have lost a few pounds, but I'm not seeing much reduction in bodyfat. Is there another program/diet plan that would be better for me? Sorry for the long message, but I'm feeling a little bit lost.



Thanks!
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RE: Is P90 right for me?
2/1/13 10:02 AM as a reply to SquirtTortuga.
Well, first WELCOME
Second, this is a 12 weeks program, and you are in week 3. The progress is not linear, is more up and down. Every body is different, Some will see progress in the last month, some in the beginning. You are making progress, now you just need to KEEP PUSHING PLAY!!

Coach Alberto
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RE: Is P90 right for me?
2/1/13 10:19 AM as a reply to CoachAlbertoRo.
Thanks for the quick response, and that makes sense to me. I just don't want to waste time doing the wrong things, so I need a sanity check.

One of the reasons I chose to start with Power90 was that my wife really wanted to do a fitness program with me, and although she is also relatively thin, she is weak of both muscle and will. Of course, she is still eating poorly, maybe even worse because she feels the workouts offset the eating. (I know this is ridiculous, but hold my tongue to keep the peace. She'll quit soon enough.)

From a nutrition standpoint, do you think I'm on the right path?
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RE: Is P90 right for me?
2/1/13 12:06 PM as a reply to SquirtTortuga.
It looks like you are doing great with the nutrition. It's okay if you're going faster than Tony and the kids already. The plan is to switch to the 3-4 videos after day 30 and you're almost there anyways. So I would suggest you just make sure you push yourself on the workouts every day and keep doing what you're doing. No need to over do it, and in 90 days you'll be very happy with your results.

Chris
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