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p90x women plateau age 50 and over
3/11/11 6:31 AM
Would love to talk with other women 50 and over doing P90X. I'm starting phase 3 and loving my results so far. I've hit the dreaded plateau... again. I've tweaked my diet and will likely do doubles this round. Have about 6 or 7 pounds to go... I know these are the toughest to lose... but still can't help but be frustrated.

Lets share tips and support. Tell me where you are and what has worked for you... I would love to do the same.

Karen
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6/5/11 1:19 PM as a reply to KarenCrawford.
Hi. I am 48 (close enough ha) and am starting my third week of my first round. Would love to hear what you think of the program and what kind of results you have had. It's sooo much harder when you get older! I have about 15lbs to lose - have always been very active, but have really seen a change in my body during the last 6 months or so - and not a positive change emoticon I am working hard on this program and just can't wait to see ANY results!
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6/22/11 12:42 PM as a reply to SandyRat.
SandyRat:
Hi. I am 48 (close enough ha) and am starting my third week of my first round. Would love to hear what you think of the program and what kind of results you have had. It's sooo much harder when you get older! I have about 15lbs to lose - have always been very active, but have really seen a change in my body during the last 6 months or so - and not a positive change emoticon I am working hard on this program and just can't wait to see ANY results!


Hey Sandy
Just saw this post... this thread didn't take off the way I had hoped, but glad you found it!!!

I already posted on the other thread and answered your buddy message!

Karen
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p90x women over 50
11/5/11 8:55 AM as a reply to KarenCrawford.
Starting another round of P90X today... can't wait! I loved Insanity, but totally missed the weights. I also got better results with P90X.

Hope some of you over 50 folks will join me!!!

Karen
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11/5/11 9:12 AM as a reply to KarenCrawford.
just started p90x for first time on Friday, just finished insanity. I am posting on my insanity thread, found this. not sure I can keep up 2 at onceemoticon I am 62, so I fit the category!
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11/6/11 5:46 PM as a reply to KarenCrawford.
when you said you got better results with P90x what do you mean, more weight loss, more fat loss, or inches lost? just curious? so far the P90x does not seem as hard as insanity was? I do need to pick up a few heavier weights, I have the bands, and they seem to work the muscles. I have not burned as many calories with p90x yet, pylo was close.

Jo
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p90x and women over 50 lifting heavy weights
11/7/11 8:13 AM as a reply to Joliz49.
Joliz49:
when you said you got better results with P90x what do you mean, more weight loss, more fat loss, or inches lost? just curious? so far the P90x does not seem as hard as insanity was? I do need to pick up a few heavier weights, I have the bands, and they seem to work the muscles. I have not burned as many calories with p90x yet, pylo was close.

Jo


Hi Jo!
I think I got better results because my body responds really well to the weights. I did enjoy Insanity and feel that I improved cardiovasculary, but P90X was better at sculpting. The key (if you feel that you are not getting good results) is definitely increasing your weights. You should be struggling on rep 6 or 8 in each set.I did lose weight but primarily lost inches. I used bands when I traveled, but definitely like using weights better (I get better results). You will find that your heart rate picks up with higher weights, sometimes to the point of nausea. The calorie burn may not be as high as pure aerobic activities, but once you gain more muscle mass you will be burning more calories in the long one...even at rest.

sorry for the run on emoticon and so glad that you are here! Keep me posted on your P90X experience. I will say that I am once again sore (and was during my last round of P90X), I never did get real sore with Insanity or Turbo Fire. I love being sore because I know my muscles will get stronger.

Take care
Karen
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11/7/11 12:16 PM as a reply to KarenCrawford.
ok, thanks, I should be able to get some heavier weights on Wed. I did yogaX today, not my favorite yet...maybe some day it will be. lot of the moves I could do because of insanity, abs were ok, some of the balance stuff will have to work on. today kept a chair close to catch myself. I do want the muscle build, will keep at it!! thanks again!

Jo
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p90x and women over 50
11/8/11 5:42 AM as a reply to Joliz49.
During my last round of P90X I didn't particularly care of YogaX initially, but as I improved, I enjoyed it more. I could do without the length though, an hour and a half is very long. Tony has a DVD out called the Fountain of Youth (one on one) that's only 45 minutes... a good substitute when time is short.

P90X is a great program, it will be fun doing this together!

Karen
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11/8/11 10:13 AM as a reply to KarenCrawford.
Day 5 legs, back, ARX done. that good workout, my legs are my strongest part. Still using the bands for the pull ups, ordered the stronger ones today, as I could do 20. One leg is stronger because I slalom, funny it showed up today in couple of the moves. my abs were sore today, that is good!

good to know about the fountain of youth, I have that, have not looked at it, maybe will try it next week. thanks for the info!!

Jo
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11/9/11 9:41 AM as a reply to KarenCrawford.
Kenpox done, day 6 P90X. workout good!! some of those positions I suspect came from Yogaemoticon, pigeons, cranes, ... not sure about all these birds!!!

great morning, cleaning to Beachboys! basement, main, and upstairs all cleaned this week except for the kitchen, still have some cooking to do tomorrow, then will finish that before kids start arriving Thur. nite. want to hear a funny, sure! As I was cleaning our bathroom I cleaned the scale, told my husband maybe I would lose some weight in the morning since took all the dust and lint off. He just smiled and said sure (like I was crazy, then he laughed with me) when I weighted this morning I was down a pound from couple days ago, think it worked!! or maybe it is the P90Xemoticon

Karen, we are having a big 90th BD party at our house on Sat. for mother-in-law, expecting 100+, so that is why I am having a white tornado at my house.

Jo
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11/9/11 10:58 AM as a reply to Joliz49.
quick question, would you suggest doing the stretchX tomorrow, or doing an insanity. i will take Friday, Sat, Sun. off due to the party and a house full! i might sneak in fast and furious on Sat. morning?? questionable.
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p90x women over 50
11/9/11 5:57 PM as a reply to Joliz49.
Joliz49:
quick question, would you suggest doing the stretchX tomorrow, or doing an insanity. i will take Friday, Sat, Sun. off due to the party and a house full! i might sneak in fast and furious on Sat. morning?? questionable.


hmmm, tough one... I've had occasions where I had to shake things up too. I think if you're going to miss 3 days, then you should probably do a workout tomorrow if you're up for it. Recovery days are vitally important with P90X though, so taking off friday, doing a workout on Sat, then forgiving yourself for Sunday emoticon will probably be the best thing.

I just read through your other posts... have a GREAT time at the party!!! I love birthday's!

The leg workout is my favorite! I've been sore this week, but I love it!!! The recovery drink definitely helps!

Take care
Karen
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11/10/11 12:14 PM as a reply to KarenCrawford.
Max cardio conditioning done!! day 7 into P90X, felt good, all the tired muscles held up and was happy to finish strong, the whole time of speed punches at the end!! woo hoo!! my shoulders and legs were talking to me last night in bed, so wondered if they would make it, Yes!!

Joliz
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11/14/11 12:55 PM as a reply to KarenCrawford.
Chest & Back, ARX done today. I did F&F on Sat, that worked good. weekend went really well!
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11/18/11 7:06 AM as a reply to Joliz49.
So glad the weekend went well!

Life has been crazy as always here, lots going on! Haven't been online much, but all is good. Workouts are good... got the chin up strap to help with pullups... using it for the first time today!

Getting ready to plan my "healthy" Thanksgiving dinner emoticon

KPP
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11/18/11 1:39 PM as a reply to KarenCrawford.
Accountability Day 15 P90X Legs & Back; cardio ABS; cardio power & resistance insanity DONE!

I about ran out of fuel before I got done, I did it! insanity didn't seem so hard, really sweaty and tired muscles!! should be a good burn!!

I have gotten heavier weights and stronger bands. I like them.

Jo
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11/19/11 9:35 AM as a reply to KarenCrawford.
Accountability day 16 P90X KenpoX, done! I like this stuff, still don't get my HR very high, sweat good.

Jo
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11/19/11 12:06 PM as a reply to Joliz49.
Joliz49:
Accountability Day 15 P90X Legs & Back; cardio ABS; cardio power & resistance insanity DONE!

I about ran out of fuel before I got done, I did it! insanity didn't seem so hard, really sweaty and tired muscles!! should be a good burn!!

I have gotten heavier weights and stronger bands. I like them.

Jo


wow, both in one day? I'm impressed! I did that last round when I would miss a day, but not with Insanity! I just may have to try that!

Can't wait to hear about your results with the higher weights! Definitely will keep you sore the whole 90 days!

Karen
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11/21/11 8:55 AM as a reply to KarenCrawford.
Accountability Day 18; chest & Back, ARX, pure cardio. DONE!!

was a good day, I did pure cardio first to get warmed up good, then ARX, think I did better than before, still "struggle" with the V-up things then pulse. Finished with Chest & Back, then cooled down with Shaun and the stretch from PC. So now better clean up, need to go meet hubby at noon.

My weight and inches seem to be in a plateau, will keep tracking and working.

Jo
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