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SkinnyB212 08-18-2013 08:24 AM

** P90X DVDS - 50 LBS IN 90 DAYS **
 
Anyone lose weight doing the p90 dvds in combination with Atkins? (90 day rigorous exercise program)

It is that TOM for me, so I have gained 5 or 6 lbs. I decided to change my exercise routine so I started doing some p90X dvds and I am up 2 today. Could it still be the water weight gain from that TOM or is it from the p90x dvds? I am already drinking 8 - 10 glasses of water a day and could not imagine needing to drink more water!
Has anyone successfully lost weight doing Atkins in combination with the p90 DVD program? I will stick with it. My goal is to lose 50 lbs in 90 days.

*Aug 1 - 200 lbs
*Aug 5 - 195 lbs
*Aug 7 - 191.8
*Aug 9 - 192
*Aug 10 191
*Aug 15 - 196 (TOM)
*Aug 18 - 198 (TOM)

princessmommy 08-18-2013 09:06 AM

Probably a mix of both TOM and the intense exercise. Exercising can stall or halt some loss due to your muscles holding on to water to repair muscles

cb83 08-18-2013 01:35 PM

I stopped insanity because I didn't want to pass out or something as I was new and didn't know effects of low carb. I've wanted to start again but it takes so much time that I now don't have. Most of what I've read said during intense exercise like that you should have some protein shake or other drink w carbs in it before or during so your muscles don't starve themselves and breakdown. I'd do more research before you try it.

Fish_On 10-22-2013 09:57 PM

Focus T25 is only 25 minutes, and so far not as difficult as what I heard P90 gets, requires no equipment also.

SkinnyB212 11-03-2013 12:11 PM

Lost 30 lbs in 90 days
 
Well I actually lost 30 lbs in 90 days (Aug 1 - Nov 1)...not the 50 lbs as I had hoped, however, I am still glad I lost.

I gained a lot of insight as to what worked for my body & what did not. I realized that I cannot do p90x every day, since I tend to bulk up & gain weight. So I vary the program & only do the DVDs a couple days, but walk or jog on the other days.

My new goal is 20 lbs in 60 days. I would like to be 150 by December 30.


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