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I Am Beginning Insanity

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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...
    Ardhanaridream Ardhanaridream 31-35, M 4 Responses May 26, 2010

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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...
    aynjela aynjela 36-40, F Nov 16, 2011

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 24, 2012

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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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    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...
    Matthew633 Matthew633 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 14, 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...
    se1992 se1992 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 1, 2013

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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...
    nmartin1 nmartin1 31-35 May 8, 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...
    dina117 dina117 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 24

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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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    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...
    Ardhanaridream Ardhanaridream 31-35, M Mar 1, 2010

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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...
    thepianogirl thepianogirl 18-21, F 20 Responses Jan 13, 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...
    KnightBlade KnightBlade 36-40, M 3 Responses Jun 14, 2010

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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...
    MsLemonLime MsLemonLime 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 9

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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...
    wellchuffed11 wellchuffed11 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 26, 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...
    WanderingAimlessly WanderingAimlessly 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 11, 2013

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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...
    hanimasood hanimasood 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 30, 2012

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    Starting Today - Im starting later today after sleeping and I cant wait to get started. I hope that I can get all the way through it. I am hoping that I get addicted to it after...
    jagessner jagessner 18-21 1 Response Feb 6, 2013

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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...
    Ardhanaridream Ardhanaridream 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 1, 2010

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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...
    Ardhanaridream Ardhanaridream 31-35, M Mar 2, 2010

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    Insanity Day 1 - I just finished the first DVD! I'm so proud of myself for finishing it, I took a small break (4 minutes) about half way through but I got through the whole thing...
    Jessii19 Jessii19 26-30, F Feb 25, 2013

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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...
    Loahhh Loahhh 31-35 1 Response Jan 17, 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...
    Jazz1Geoff101 Jazz1Geoff101 41-45, M 1 Response May 31, 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...
    nursingmajor nursingmajor 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 14, 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...
    jellibynz jellibynz 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 16, 2013

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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...
    poragi poragi 18-21, F Jul 15, 2012

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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...
    xxElectricxxRainbowxx xxElectricxxRainbowxx 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10, 2013

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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...
    Queeenn Queeenn 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 22, 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...
    KnightBlade KnightBlade 36-40, M 4 Responses May 30, 2010

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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...
    MsLemonLime MsLemonLime 16-17, F Feb 15

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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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    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...
    MsLemonLime MsLemonLime 16-17, F Feb 10

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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...
    Mrskessick Mrskessick 18-21, F Apr 22, 2011

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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...
    Orozcoj Orozcoj 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 10, 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...
    courtneygirl courtneygirl 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2, 2012

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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...
    MsLemonLime MsLemonLime 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 12

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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...
    thepianogirl thepianogirl 18-21, F 104 Responses Jan 8, 2013

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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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    P90x/insanity Hybrid - I am almost done p90x and soon will be doing Insanity hybrid! I cant wait to see those results!
    jwhitley527 jwhitley527 31-35, F Feb 14, 2012

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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...
    nycvabeach928 nycvabeach928 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 22, 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...
    riley1311 riley1311 22-25 Feb 10, 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...
    pinkbuttercup00 pinkbuttercup00 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 18, 2013

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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...
    Ahimah Ahimah 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 11, 2013

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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...
    annabelle334 annabelle334 31-35 1 Response Nov 11, 2013

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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...
    Matthew633 Matthew633 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 13, 2013

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    Insanity Finished, Turbo Fire On - Well folks.. the impossible happened, me, the lazy music student, the non-fitness ballet girl finished the Insanity.. What a journey!! It's like...
    poragi poragi 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 8, 2012

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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...
    RoseTears RoseTears 26-30, F Aug 7, 2012

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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...
    dina117 dina117 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    Month 2 - Week 2 Done - Guess what? I finished the second week of month 2 yesterday. :) I think this time I will beat this program, I'm not gonna lose again. :P Though I'm glad...
    poragi poragi 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 26, 2012

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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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    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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    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...
    mattginger mattginger 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 25, 2013

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