Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Insanity, Month 2, Day Whichever: Max Cardio Circuit

Yeah, so I put off doing the first DVD from Month 2 of Insanity. I was too scared Sunday to do it. I like how I avoid things. I start cleaning, finding stuff to clean and start harping on every little speck of dust....Well, that's all the time, but whatever.

The good news is I finally got my lazy ass up and did Max Cardio Circuit last night. Albeit tough with lots of push-up moves, I comforted myself with the fact that this is probably the EASIEST of the Month 2 DVDs. YESSS!!! SCORE! (ha)

Some moves of note from the workout?

What I like to call "Almost Dead": Ski abs, push-up jacks, in and out abs and oblique knee push-ups (yeah...That's all ONE move.).

Full Body Drill: Go to plank position, plank runs, moving push-ups and wide oblique runs....(Also ONE move.)
Me after my workout....Still looking fly.

Excited much? I know those of you who don't do Insanity probably have no clue how hard those moves are by themselves...strung together is torture. I took several breaks, but proudly they weren't too long of breaks. I felt like I was somewhat starting completely from scratch. The difference between month 1 and 2 is pretty amazing. Amazing something hard could get even more difficult!!!!!

I'm still waiting for my "Is this a F***** joke!?" moment...I'm sure it'll be today or tomorrow's workout. We'll see....and I'll let you know.

Happy Tuesday. Where's Friday??????


Dude Insanity is awesome. Wish you were in Charlotte babes so we can get that bod together, lol ;)

Alison G said...

Woooooo!!!! You did it! Isn't it RIDICULOUS?! The fabulous lil' combo of the ski abs is just mean. Proud of you for starting it! Congrats :)

wow your such a inspiration !!!

Melanie said...

Girl... you are inspiring me to really invest in this workout!!! I have heard nothing but awesome things about it. Yes.. it's hard, but that's what it takes to look FAB right? LOL... anyhow, keep up the hard work. It WILL pay off in the end :) xoxo

Lil' Woman said...

I'm not sure what this is but I am going to have to look into it : )

REBrown said...

If that's what Insanity does to you, then sign me up!

Just Jinny said...

You lost me at 'plank run'..that isn't even real..is it? Impossible!

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These are harder than normal pushups, thanks to your elevated feet.
And in this position, you can still use a close-grip to fatigue
your triceps, a "piked-hip position" to build your shoulders, or
even the Spiderman leg motion to work on your abs.

3) Bodyweight Inverted Rows
I choose these over chinups and pullups because bodyweight rows let
your chest rest, while your back is strengthened. It's the perfect
compliment to a pushup.

Do 8-12 repetitions per exercise. Don't rest between exercises. Go
through the circuit up to 3 times, resting 1 minute after each

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final round through the circuit.

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