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P90X2 or Les Mills Pump or Something Else?
P90X2 or Les Mills Pump or Something Else?
asylum what next p90x2 les mills pump which workout
2/15/13 6:24 PM
Hello,

I started my workout regime in July 2012 with Insanity. I finished that and got straight onto P90x. I then moved onto the Asylum - finished volume 1 a couple weeks ago, and about to finish volume 2 in a couple weeks now.

I was 215 pounds when I started and am down to 175 now. I'm only 5'6" though, so still overweight for my height. My original goal was to lose weight, but during these workouts I saw my muscles develop drastically, so now enjoy building those up as well and it has become my secondary goal now.

My nutrition has also been very good thus far. I've been following a low carb diet, and bulk up on protein on the days that I do strength workouts. I've also been replacing a meal with Shakeology regularly. I do have 'free' days during my weekends, and indulge into all my food cravings then. It helps with motivation and has kept me going for this long.

Keeping my primary and the secondary goals in mind, what workouts would you recommend for me after I finish up my Asylum? I was originally considering P90X2, but have been reading about Les Mills Pump as well, and wondering if I should do that instead. I'm also open to Les Mills Combat or even a hybrid program, but can't seem to decide which would help me the most.

Seeing visible results is very important to me as it motivates me to go on, even if the weigh scale doesn't move. I believe I am also good at following a program and sticking to it. Following through an entire program and finishing it (checking it off my list) also gives me kicks. For example, my primary reason for starting up Asylum was because it was broken into two volumes of 30 days each. I felt like with 'just' 30 days, I could get a quick-win, and it really helped with the motivation factor.

Please pour in your comments or feedback. Any word will be greatly appreciated.

Thank you.
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RE: P90X2 or Les Mills Pump or Something Else?
2/17/13 8:32 AM as a reply to devilzdesire.
First of all devilzdesire, congratulations on your weight loss! I would tsart by saying there is no "overweight" for your size, you could be 5'6'' and extremely muscular! for example, Sagi Kalev is 5'9'' and about 200-210 lbs! Anyway, I am glad you are enjoying your low-carb approach! I too also enjoy the benefits of low carb eating. What I would suggest for you is to try the new program BODYBEAST, since you are interested in weight-loss, it seems you have much of the diet (low-barb) necessary to utilize the lean-beast approach. Since your other goal is to pack on some muscle, I would suggest this! If you have any questions, feel free!
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RE: P90X2 or Les Mills Pump or Something Else?
2/17/13 2:47 PM as a reply to devilzdesire.
If you like just straight up pumping iron Body Beast could be great for you. Body Beast isn't necessarily a weight loss program though.

Seems like you've enjoyed the Asylum workouts, if you like that style of training I think you'll really enjoy P90X2, Asylum and X2 build off each other really really well. I'm about to finish volume 2 myself and go back into an x2/volume1/2 hybrid.
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RE: P90X2 or Les Mills Pump or Something Else?
2/17/13 3:49 PM as a reply to devilzdesire.
Hi! Kudos to you for kicking butt on all those programs. I think if you are after muscle definition P90X2 is the way to go. It gets you cardio in an interesting intense way. I really like how it challenged me. From your post I think you will get a kick out if it. I have done PUMP and really like it, but I think P90X2 may be the challenge you are looking for. Feel free to hit me up with any questions.

Cheers!
Christina
P90X Certified Trainer
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