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I Am Beginning Insanity

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    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

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    Starting Insanity Today!! :)

    Almost my entire life I have played soccer and been really active. Since high school I have stopped playing because my body starting breaking down. So LOL my freshman 25 came fast!!! I am now 20 and I am going to make a change!! The last week I have been trying...
    courtneygirl courtneygirl 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2, 2012

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    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

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    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

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    londoninsomniac londoninsomniac 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 21

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    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 101 Responses Jan 8, 2013

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    Giving It My All And Hoping I Dont Fail

    I'm what you would call skinny fat,on the outside i might look as though im at a good weight but underneath the clothing its a whole different story. i tried to do insanity once already but i quit the 2nd day,but this time im more determined then ever to do this. i started today...
    pinkbuttercup00 pinkbuttercup00 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 18, 2013

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    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 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    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

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    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

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    Sore

    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 31-35, F Oct 8, 2013

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    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 26-30 1 Response Sep 24, 2012

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    Starting Today!

    Second times a charm? Its my second time starting Insanity and this time i have a legit. goal to help me over the finish line. Bridesmaid at a wedding on May 10th so need to feel good and look smoking! Any helpful incites would be gratefully appreciated!
    wellchuffed11 wellchuffed11 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 26, 2013

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    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 41-45, M 1 Response May 31, 2013

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    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

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    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

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    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 41-45 2 Responses Apr 14, 2013

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    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

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    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

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    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 36-40, M 3 Responses Jun 14, 2010

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    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 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 11, 2013

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    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

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    Insanity

    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 31-35 1 Response Jan 17, 2013

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    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

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    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 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10, 2013

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    High Hopes

    hey guys im 18 years and i weigh 240lbs (like wtf) hence my weight is why i wanna give insanity a try.... i know a guy who weighed 300lbs but lost 170lbs thanks to insanity he's the one who recommended that i try it warning me that it takes a lot of discipline and determination...
    jellibynz jellibynz 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 16, 2013

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    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

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    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

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    Fit Test - Done UPDATE

    In my last story: "Tell me your wish" a friend of mine, Ramrodd, gave me great idea. Ths is what he wrote:"Well, you have a structure for a journal of spiritual development with the Insanity programL it lasts 56 days and you will be going through some profound physical changes...
    thepianogirl thepianogirl 18-21, F 18 Responses Jan 13, 2013

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    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 16-17, F Feb 15

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    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...
    lmtnmn lmtnmn 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 20, 2012

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    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 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 27, 2013

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    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 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    Insane,evil,lunatics,

    darksiders, i call that we team up and unleash ourselves.
    SamTraveler16 SamTraveler16 16-17, M Jan 18

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    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 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 25, 2013

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    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

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    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

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    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 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    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

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    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

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    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 31-35 May 8, 2013

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    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 22-25 Feb 10, 2013

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    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

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    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 31-35 2 Responses Nov 11, 2013

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    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 36-40, M 4 Responses May 30, 2010

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    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 16-17, F Feb 10

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    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

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    I'm starting tomorrow

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

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    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 26-30 2 Responses Feb 5, 2013

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    3/21/13

    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 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 21, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Yeah I've tried the insanity but gave up, too hardcore for me yet. So I bought the hip hop abs, has anyone ever tried it and bad results? And is it just tiny results or big...
    supergirl01 supergirl01 16-17, F Sep 9

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    I'm starting my new beginning tomorrow. Life's gonna be different for me. I'm gonna get the help that I need, I am going to focus on bettering my life. Bettering my future.
    brandijade92 brandijade92 18-21, F Sep 2

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    It's official, I now have an 80% chance of getting a long awaited fresh start. I only have just over two weeks of school left, then I can finally change to a hopefully less...
    InMiseryWeSeekBacon InMiseryWeSeekBacon 16-17, M Sep 3

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