I Am Beginning Insanity

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 219 People

    New To Insanity!!

    I just started Insanity this past Monday 9-23-2013. I can see why people would give up so quick. It is the hardest thing I have ever tried in my entire life. I can barely walk, my knees and thighs are screaming. Anyone else just starting now? I am highly motivated to get my butt...
    mattginger mattginger
    41-45, F
    1 Response Sep 25, 2013


    I started insanity yesterday & have just completed day 2, I am so sore but am determined as I need to loose weight & get fit.
    bekkiiw bekkiiw
    36-40, F
    Oct 8, 2013

    Had My First Day Yesterday

    Am really sore but i love it the burn the feeling of feeling incontrol of yourself and your weight :-)
    xxElectricxxRainbowxx xxElectricxxRainbowxx
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 27, 2013

    And Then There Was Two

    Well, this is attempt number 2 to get through Insanity. The first time around months ago I quit after 2 weeks >_<. But....I'm NOT giving up! :-) I WILL get through the full program. My goal weight-wise is to get under 200 lbs (I'm starting at 222.8). I just completed Day 2...
    RoseTears RoseTears
    26-30, F
    Aug 7, 2012

    No Time Like Today

    So, I ordered this new workout regimen, called Insanity.  It's supposed to be completely over the top, and push you to incredible levels- exactly what I'm looking for.  It might even be too much for me to handle, which would frankly be fantastic.  Just got it...
    Ardhanaridream Ardhanaridream
    31-35, M
    Mar 1, 2010

    I've been doing insanity now

    for 2 weeks and all my coworkers and friends have commented on how much better I look. This workout is toughhhhh but well worth it!
    EastCoastBlonde95 EastCoastBlonde95
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 3, 2014

    I've Done Insanity And Just Keep Doing It :-)

    I started Insanity back in March and then Asylum after.  I continue to use both because of all of the muscle and toning I've gotten from the programs.  I've been a runner for 10 years, never had upper body strength and it amazes me that I've got some of that now without using...
    aynjela aynjela
    36-40, F
    Nov 16, 2011

    January 14

    As you can see in the title, I will begin Insanity workout program next Monday (January 14). I hope I won't give up. I will give my best and I will try to eat right . If you want to start workout with me, just let me know. We could be great support for each other ;) We can do...
    thepianogirl thepianogirl
    18-21, F
    79 Responses Jan 8, 2013


    Hi all I will be starting insanity jan 21st and would love to share support with someone. I anticipate my biggest challenges will be the diet plan. Hopefully we can be fit and fab together!
    Loahhh Loahhh
    1 Response Jan 17, 2013

    Insanity Workout

    Hi started the insanity workout late march finding it tough anyone else doing it? I could do with some motivation either way, I'm Steve
    Meganhywel Meganhywel
    2 Responses Apr 14, 2013

    Plyometric Cardio Interval Training (or, In Layman's Terms, 41 Minutes Of Pain)

    okay, this program is well named.   You're not going to get through it witohut hitting the floor.  Not if you're doing it right. That's the point.  This program REALLY makes you dig deep, really makes you work. You find reserves you didn't know you had, and...
    Ardhanaridream Ardhanaridream
    31-35, M
    Mar 2, 2010

    Week 2 - Day 5

    This is definitely my least favourite day: Cardio power and resistance. It kills me every time! But otherwise this was a very relaxing day, with no overthinking but only girly movies, girly activities, girly talk - exactly what I need. Time for another episode from Sex and the...
    poragi poragi
    18-21, F
    Jul 15, 2012

    Insane Insanity

    **UPDATE**  Dec 12, 2012:  So, wrapped up Insanity a couple of weeks ago and must say it was a pleasurable experience.  The only negative I saw in the workout was that I was expecting month two to really change things up, instead it just had almost the same exercises with...
    hanimasood hanimasood
    26-30, M
    1 Response Oct 30, 2012

    I Must Be Insane!

    So for one reason or another I’ve decided to embark on the Insanity Challenge. Just on receiving the package I sat down and gave myself a stern talking to. It looks intense. No, Intense cannot cover what it looks like. To be honest Insanity, truly is the only word to even...
    se1992 se1992
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 1, 2013

    Actually ....

    30 months or so down the line....started 28th March, 2011.... I've done a lot of the other Beach Body workout systems, like 'P90X', 'Asylum I', 'Rev Abs', 'P90X2' and 'Asylum II' , but my heart lies with 'Insanity'.... What I truely liked about it was, apart from yourself and...
    Jazz1Geoff101 Jazz1Geoff101
    46-50, M
    May 31, 2013

    First Fit Test - Insane!

    Alright, so yeah, this program is aptly name. If you are gonna do this you better be clinically insane (which I think I am lol). Not kidding though. When you start this, you begin day 1 with a fit test. This is not some simple "see if you can do this" this is: PUSH YOUR *** AS...
    KnightBlade KnightBlade
    41-45, M
    4 Responses May 30, 2010

    Almost Done With Week 3

    I'm almost done with week three. My fit test has drastically improved and I feel stronger but the results on the scale are disappointing. I gained 60 lbs with my last pregnancy (4 years ago). I lost 40 of that after 6 months and was at a healthy weight but gained all of that...
    annabelle334 annabelle334
    2 Responses Nov 11, 2013
    Youreawizardharry Youreawizardharry
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Sep 17, 2015

    After everything that has happened I realize

    that I have gotten really depressed. Guess it started after she died and has gotten worse since getting the news that I have cancer. My wife is bitter and angry and I don't blame her,I don't like me either. She started an argument with me in front of the kids. I'm embarrassed by...
    Blaker19 Blaker19
    41-45, M
    Jan 9, 2016

    Completed! :0

    I officially completed Insanity in the middle of March!! I was so proud of myself!! I never stick with anything.. and i DID IT!! The results were amazing!! I eneded up trying Brazil Butt lift.. afterwards! It was fun.. but nothing like insanity!! Has anyone seen that Insanity at...
    Mrskessick Mrskessick
    18-21, F
    Apr 22, 2011

    Month Two

    Near the end of week one of month two. Honestly, atm it is kicking my butt. But I've also been traveling and behind on sleep lately. Time for Max interval plyo...
    deleted deleted
    Nov 20, 2012

    I'm actually going insane not

    even in a kidding way I mean like literally going insane
    elizachloe06 elizachloe06
    22-25, F
    Feb 19, 2015

    Just ordered the insanity DVDs über excited!

    !!! Question for you all I am doing mud runner at the end of June am I ok to miss a day as after running 6 miles through mud I don't think I'll be up for it? Thankyou x
    deleted deleted
    Jun 5, 2015

    My Struggle

    I used to be healthy about two years ago with my diet, exercise, and weight. I was never the person to really care about what the scale said; I just wanted to be healthy. However, I started nursing school in the fall of 2010. My weight really was not a problem until 2011 hit...
    nursingmajor nursingmajor
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 14, 2013

    Day 1 - It’S Always Hardest In The Beginning......

    Starting Insanity tomorrow and I know how difficult it is as I completed 30 days over a year ago. I don’t think there is a better workout out there that compares to insanity. The biggest thing I am concerned about is the diet and lifestyle. Once you're in Insanity I’m the...
    riley1311 riley1311
    Feb 10, 2013
    londoninsomniac londoninsomniac
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 21, 2014

    My Journey

    I have been up and down with my weight ever since I had my first child almost 12 years ago. I now have had 2 more children since then and I can't seem to keep the weight off. About two years ago I lost 20 pounds by just dieting and exercise and I gained it all back once I...
    nmartin1 nmartin1
    May 8, 2013

    Hola everyone! Tomorrow (2/9/14) I will be

    starting Insanity. I'm ready to be healthy and fit again :) I have progressively lost muscle mass, and gained body fat, throughout this past year do to having little to no practice for my sport. However, even at my most fit- I was still pathetically out of shape. I want to...
    MsLemonLime MsLemonLime
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 9, 2014

    First Fit Test.

    Holy craps.   No, really.  Holy craps.   For anyone thinking about this program, it really is the REAL DEAL.  Holy craps.  I mean, I know I'm a bit out of shape (okay, maybe a lot out of shape).  And granted I've been deathly ill for the...
    Ardhanaridream Ardhanaridream
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Mar 1, 2010

    Started Insanity April 7th

    I  started Shaun T's INSANITY Workout Sunday April 7th to get Saturday's off. I psyched myself out by saying if the women can do it, so can I !!!!!! Ohhhhh God Help me! I was not able to keep up with the ladies. (after a week got a bit better). Give me an A for effort hahaha The...
    Matthew633 Matthew633
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 14, 2013

    Actually Finished Insanity

    April 15, 2013-June 16, 2013. First day of insanity, it literally took me 2 hours to get through it because i passed out and started getting cramps. As the days went by, my muscles were sore, but I managed to get through it. After a couple of weeks, the exercises were still tough...
    nycvabeach928 nycvabeach928
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Jun 22, 2013

    Fit Test #2

    Day 15 of Insanity.... Can't believe it's 2 weeks already. Today was Fit Test #2 So far my weight has pretty much stayed steady. Some days I'm down 3 pounds, others I'm back where I started. today was a down day as in weighing less. Watching carefully what I'm taking in but may...
    KnightBlade KnightBlade
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Jun 14, 2010

    And..... Done!

    Okay, should have posted this a couple weeks ago... but life gets in the way. If you have the fortitude to do this, it's an amazing program.  It's rediculously hard.... but that's the point really.  To Dig Deeper. Starting: 305 lbs.  63 days later: 260 lbs. ...
    Ardhanaridream Ardhanaridream
    31-35, M
    4 Responses May 26, 2010

    Day 15 .

    INSANITY FIT TEST #1(day 1) -switch kicks-10=5 reps -Power jacks-20 -Power Knees-20 -power jumps-6 -globe jumps-5 -suicide jumps-2 -push up jacks-0 low plank oblique-6 INSANITY FIT TEST #2(day 15) -switch kicks-64=32 reps -Power jacks-54 -Power Knees-42 -power jumps-30 -globe...
    xxElectricxxRainbowxx xxElectricxxRainbowxx
    22-25, F
    Jul 10, 2013
    Jaderuby Jaderuby
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 28, 2016

    Day 2 (2/5/2013)

    Let's do this! Anyone else starting today, hit me up and let's get through it together.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Feb 5, 2013

    Skipped A Day An I Feel Awful :/

    Not really skipped more like I did about 20 min an could do no more. I just had 2 drinks with friends earlier an thought there would be no harm but it has affect my work out so much an this is 3 hours after the drinks. Decided no more drinks but I'm carrying this guilt that I can...
    Orozcoj Orozcoj
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 10, 2012

    Vision, Goals, Strategy,

    Tactics, Tools, Set a start date; Ready Begin! Without Vision you tend to give up.... Example See yourself (even though you're not), thin, athletic with six or eight pack, see your self a bodybuilder, see yourself doing the same things they do or done, see yourself living...
    Matthew633 Matthew633
    46-50, M
    1 Response Dec 13, 2013

    Starting Insanity Today!!

    Today will be my first day of insanity I need all the support I can get!! I really really want to complete this challenge I have been on a roller coaster ride with my weight for sooooo long every since I had my son and love of my life which will be 6 years ago in August. I want...
    Queeenn Queeenn
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 22, 2013

    Getting Nervous....

    Not sure how active this site is, but my hubby and I start our Insanity Monday July 15 2013. My concerns: I'm 43 my husband 45. We have recently become moderately active only. We power walk 3 miles 4 x per week...we have been doing this for 10 weeks. Currently I am 5'4 and...
    Ahimah Ahimah
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jul 11, 2013

    Ok I am up to day 8 !

    Well definetly not as sore as when I started ! But definetly struggle still ! And some movements are just too hard ( push ups !! And power jumps ! ) skipped a day today ( just had stuff going on and didn't have the time ) but back into it tomorrow ... I normally sleep very...
    dina117 dina117
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 1, 2014


    Just got my insanity workout today! Starting it tomorrow and hopefully I get the results I want.  Whew it's been 2 days I already feel like I have more energy!!
    TaurasiWade TaurasiWade
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 21, 2013

    Hola everyone! Just got home from the hospital

    about ten minutes ago- my grandpa and I had to take my grandmother to the hospital (she's ok now) BUT!!! I managed to get my workout in before we left (Most of it anyway- the last ten minutes were cut off when she came in and told me we were leaving). Anyway-Second Day of...
    MsLemonLime MsLemonLime
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 12, 2014

    One Word Ow!! Day 4

    I'm up to day 4 now and I'm really liking the workout, after day 2 you get addicted to the rush! I LOVE IT!!! Sadly I have to take a break tonight lots of papers to write! But since I have no classes tomorrow I'm going to do the pure cardio circuit and cardio recovery. IM SO...
    deleted deleted
    Sep 24, 2012

    Hola guys- these past few days have been

    exhausting. A few holes were punched in my work out plan when my grandmother (who I live with) was sent to the hospital and had to have surgery the other night. I have been going to school, then the hospital, then home late to sleep before starting over again. Luckily she should...
    MsLemonLime MsLemonLime
    18-21, F
    Feb 15, 2014

    I'm starting tomorrow

    so I really need some support! :) hi group!
    giusy83 giusy83
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Dec 8, 2013

    Determined To Earn My Shirt!

    This will be my second go around with Insanity..Only managed 30 days back in 2011 but because of that month I have been at a steady 145 (size 6-8 pants size) since! My goal is to not only finish the full workout, but to get down to my preferred weight of 130-135! I'm looking...
    WanderingAimlessly WanderingAimlessly
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 11, 2013

    I just started today !

    The fitness Test ! Was too hard and I am not that I even got the moves right ! Had to take breaks in the middle !! Is that too bad ! Need to keep motivated , already sore !
    dina117 dina117
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 24, 2014

    Hola everyone! Today I finished Day 1!

    I want to let people that are part of this group know that I intend to make a small post everyday about my experience and achievements with Insanity, so that I may encourage myself, and feel a sense of accomplishment everyday that I continue to work hard. I hope that reading my...
    MsLemonLime MsLemonLime
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 10, 2014
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