I Am Doing P90x

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 224 People

    My Pull Ups....

    are only about 5 inches and that is all i can do for now... doing my best and forgetting the rest.
    mama12345678 mama12345678
    51-55, F
    1 Response Jan 11, 2013

    Entering Week My Last Phase Week 9

    I Love P90x started 9 weeks ago and I just love it, i know that this will be a part of my life forever...I need to start the diet meal plan so I can take full advantage of this great program, I have lost 45#'s so far and feel awesome. Me being a bigger man I know that I am going...
    ubcknb ubcknb
    31-35, M
    1 Response Oct 3, 2010

    90 Days Starts Today!!!

    I'm your typical traveling sales guy. Unfortunately i have gained about 35-40 pounds over the last few years.i really am sick of looking and feeling this way and i know i have the what it takes to see a program like this from beginning to end.So February 15 will be my first day...
    adaniel911 adaniel911
    1 Response Feb 15, 2011

    I Am Not Going To Lie!!!

    i hurt after doing my p90x!!! lol gotta get heavier weights for my arms though... good health, i love!
    mama12345678 mama12345678
    51-55, F
    Jan 9, 2013

    I Started P90x Over Summer, But Have Been Skipping Days.

    I am 17 years old, about 5'7 and started P90X in June. I got so excited to start P90X, I started as soon as it came in the mail. It was hard, but I loved it. It is now almost October and I have only just started the 3rd month. I've been skipping days a lot, but now I'm ready to...
    ermgerm ermgerm
    Sep 26, 2012


    I did 'X2' last year/this year and, oh boy, what a great programme! The difference between the original workout and 'X2' was that you need a little bit more equipment (Gym Ball, medicine balls/soccer balls, foam roller/drain pipe) and that the whole focus is on stability...
    Jazz1Geoff101 Jazz1Geoff101
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Jun 1, 2013

    Eager To Do P90x

    Hey everyone! I am guilty of doing crash diets and when I become lenient in eating for a few days, all the weight I lost immediately came back and worse thing is, I gained a couple more. I hope doing P90x can make a change in my body... but I don't know where to buy it in Phils...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 12, 2013

    Thursdays Are Yoga Days

    ouch! I cant just post "ouch" because EP says to make my story longer... soooooo OUCCCCCCCH!!!! Thursdays Yoga hard
    mama12345678 mama12345678
    51-55, F
    Jan 10, 2013

    287 Lbs

    287 Lbs Hi my name is Jeoncarlo am from Central America in small country Belize. I am 26yrs old and am holding a weight of 287lbs and i am set on a mission to lose half of what is on me so am embark on the P90x trail. Its hard i did the first week am cramp and hurt. I just look...
    Jeoncarlo Jeoncarlo
    26-30, M
    Oct 26, 2013

    Military Training

    I'm an 18 year old female who is pushing to be a USAF S.E.R.E. I've stayed fairly active my entire life (dance/field hockey) but my upper body strength is lacking horribly!! To pass the SERE PAST (the physical test before you can even try to be a SERE) I have to do at least 6...
    Flywolf333 Flywolf333
    18-21, F
    Sep 23, 2012

    I Need Motivation .

    Hi im John im 15 years old I am 5'5 and I weigh 170 LBS. I am starting p90x again for the 3rd time. I can't get past the first week . Any Motivation or tips to start and finish strong ?
    johnito johnito
    13-15, M
    2 Responses Aug 18, 2012

    So Far, So Good!

    I started P90X 3 weeks ago. I was completely out of shape (5'3" and 192 lbs.) and my first week couldn't do hardly any of the exercises! However, I stuck with it and each week I've seen improvement. I can last the entire length of the videos now, although I'm still...
    muzie5 muzie5
    2 Responses Mar 30, 2009

    Chest Pains

    I completed my first 12 week lean program a few weeks ago.  I took off 2 weeks and then started up again.  I am feeling pain from my wrists up and throughout the day...off and on, I get frequent sharp pains on my right and left side on my chest---is that from doing...
    westsidegirl westsidegirl
    36-40, F
    Mar 26, 2010


    I promise I'll start next Monday, I'm nervous because I messed up my ACL on my right knee, I have a severe shoulder sprain, dislocated joints on my right hand... the list keeps on going. BUT MY MOTIVATION is to look good, feel good and go to the military surviving bootcamp as a...
    thanatophobic thanatophobic
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Nov 10, 2009

    20 Year Old Male

    Its june 27, 2010 and tomorrow i start my p90x program im pumpmed but want support and advice because my family believe i wasted my money.
    vyncent1990 vyncent1990
    18-21, M
    Jun 27, 2010

    I started this once before.

    I would wake up early in the morning and do it before work. I got to the point where I was tired of waking up that early to work out. So, I quit. Just the other day I decided to start it back up from the beginning. I am doing it at night before shower and bed this time. I...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Feb 5, 2014

    P90x During High School!

    i was a junior in high school. i played many sports and thought i was fit. Well being as fit as i was i still got pushed around on the field or court. One day while browsing through some tv channels i saw an infomercial for p90x. Now at this point in my life i have never...
    555charliechan 555charliechan
    1 Response Jan 19, 2011

    My Story

    I did the 'X', initially, over the winter period of 2011 / 2012 and then later that year....also doing what I called the 'P45X' programme; meaning doubling up and doing the entire programme - morning and evening time - in just 45 days.... Coming off the back of 'Insanity' and...
    Jazz1Geoff101 Jazz1Geoff101
    46-50, M
    Jun 1, 2013

    P90x Wow

    I'm on my 3rd day and I can't even walk that plyo is crazy. I need to do this program so I think blogging will help
    mikeypvc mikeypvc
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Jun 15, 2010

    Day One

    so this will be my first time writing a blog and my first real commitment to anything besides my current boyfriend.  not too sure what to say other than i am nervous and kinda exited for this program.my new years resolution was to get in the best shape of my life. im not fat...
    heateher heateher
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Jan 12, 2010

    P90x Beginner!

    Hello, I am a 16 year old female. I starting p90x tomorrow and I have a clear mind about it. I am 5"9 and about 190lbs. When I was active and playing sports, I was 163lbs . Now I feel really big :( . Most people say I look good for my height but I think I'm fat and out of shape...
    ladylove07 ladylove07
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 25, 2012

    Starting P90x

    I am doing P90x too.  Although I received the tapes more than a week ago and haven't finished a week :(  I have changed my diet over that time - Fat Shredder Portion Approach.  I'm about 116 lbs., 5'4", Body fat = 26%.  Used to do tons of cardio...
    asteriluxe asteriluxe
    2 Responses Sep 28, 2008

    I Am Doing P90x And Shakeology

    I am starting p90x this week as well as doing shakeology. I am following calories on my fitness pal as well. P90x says i should eat around 4000 calories while FP says 2200. Who knows which one is right
    lippy3 lippy3
    3 Responses Jan 8, 2013

    P90x and Life

    i started p90x on Monday  and am doing  it along with the calender.  I hurt so bad they dont tell you that. i am sore all over my body and i really dont want to do anymore.  but ill push through it i guess . my friends miss me and i have become a shut in to...
    Tanooki84 Tanooki84
    22-25, M
    5 Responses Oct 5, 2009

    Keep Pushing Play!

    my arms still very weak, but i keep going!!!
    mama12345678 mama12345678
    51-55, F
    Jan 14, 2013

    I Just Started - Day 2

    Hello. I googled P90x hoping to find some people who are doing the progrm. I am excited however I never seem to get a full handle on the nutrition portion. Any advice? 
    phxdude35 phxdude35
    2 Responses Aug 2, 2009

    And It Is Wonderful!!!!!

    I love to work out and have done so for years, but I had gotten bored with it lately. I refuse to get flabby and weak, so I just kept doing the same old same old and hating it. Then a week or so ago, I saw the ad on tv and thought it sounded fun and different...well, even though...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Sep 3, 2008


    I'm currently on week 1 of px90, I'm looking for somebody to talk to in regards to px90 share tips and movation....
    kellyanne123 kellyanne123
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jul 30, 2013


    Just did Yoga X and it kicked my butt, i love lifting weights but flexibility is not something that i'm good at. I'm in week 1 right now. I'm looking for some company on this website to keep me motivated for the rest of the P90x programme.
    gunshot105 gunshot105
    31-35, M
    4 Responses Jul 25, 2013

    Second Time Around

    I've completed P90X and planning on doing P90X2 this fall. In the meantime I'm using the workouts 5-6 times a week and varying it to suit my needs. What a great program, just did Plyo X tonite and feel great after. The recovery drink is not as good as Tony says though... I...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jul 17, 2012

    P90x Lean Day One

    Literally, just started, only did the first half of the chest and back session. This will definitely be challenge! Has anyone gone through the entire 90 days? How was it? My motivation is my husband is coming home from his deployment in about 90 days and I'm surprising him with...
    yellowmermaid yellowmermaid
    26-30, F
    2 Responses May 25, 2009

    Starting Week 3

    Well I am starting week three tomorrow and...............I dont follow the nutrition plan. I am trying to eat healthy I have stopped drinking beer which I have to say Ive been drinking a lot of beer for the last two years. So Im hoping that eating healthier and doing p90x Lean...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Dec 16, 2012

    End of Week 2

    So far this thing has kicked my butt, but I am showing a few results.  I can tell my waste is a little smaller, and I and starting to see some definition in my abs.  Other than that I am Just plain sore!
    Roscosan Roscosan
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Jul 30, 2009

    Get Paid Using P90x

    Recently, BeachBody are giving thier Customers the Opportunity to Not Only Buy P90X, Hip Hop Abs, Yoga Booty Ballet, and products, but they are also giving you the opportunity to Share the Business and Revenue with them... THey have come out with a New Referall Program To Were...
    jerjohn jerjohn
    Aug 14, 2009

    Starting P90x Tomorrow With Meal Plan

    I am almost 32 and would love to lose about 15lbs. I have 2 boys who are almost 4 & 5 and my husband is a Marine. We recently did the ROC race together and I want him to be proud of me and look at me and say "damn, that's my wife" as much as I want to look at myself and think...
    jcswazuk jcswazuk
    31-35, F
    1 Response May 22, 2012

    One Word.

    Ow.  Jeebus.   (OK, that was two.  But really.  Ow.)
    deleted deleted
    9 Responses Feb 5, 2009

    The Truth About P90x

    Soon as i graduated i bought P90X. It was a GREAT choice. I puton 25lbs and now everyone i see from high school asks how i got so big. It showed me how to workout the right way. im very muscular now and i continue to workout. i even had ppl at the gym ask me to train them. Its...
    0utcast 0utcast
    18-21, M
    1 Response Feb 13, 2013

    Starting P90x

    After we return from our Christmas vacation on Jan 12th I plan to dedicate the next 90 days to completing the p90x program.
    walkingwithjesus walkingwithjesus
    1 Response Dec 30, 2012

    Week 3 Almost Done..

    I am nearing the end of week three, and I can see abs!  My muscles seem more tone, and I have more energy.  I am having a problem with eating right though.  Everyda I'm torn between eating crap and eating healthy.  I hope that will pass.
    Roscosan Roscosan
    26-30, M
    Aug 5, 2009

    Plank To Chatarunga Run... Hahahahahaha

    normally thursdays are yoga day... but in this season of life I am far to physically weak to do yoga. So I substituted core synergistics today... i just got to the plan to chaturunga run... hahahahahahah not today. but i did my best and forgot the rest. pant pant!!
    mama12345678 mama12345678
    51-55, F
    Jan 17, 2013

    I Started To Do P90x Before, And This Time I'm Going To Finish It.

    Several years ago I started P90X with a couple of friends and went through it for almost 3 months. At first it made us extremely sore, and we did miss a day here and there, but with each others' encouragement, we managed to get into it and we started having a blast. I lost about...
    Preshus79 Preshus79
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jun 2, 2012

    My Shape

    My boyfriend ordered P90X a while back and used it for a while, when we got together he really encouraged me when I would say I want to work out. I picked it up on day and BAM! love at first try! :) It got me pumped, it got me moving, and most of all, it made me feel fantastic...
    rainwatch rainwatch
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Oct 11, 2009

    I Will Be Starting It Again As Soon As Summer Starts.

    Hello, I'm 19, a current college student, and I intend to start a p90x regime as soon as summer begins (Finals are in 2 weeks, there's no way I could find the time right now). I'm not really fat, but I do have pudge in specific areas (Mostly stomach, thighs, and arms) that I...
    GDavis GDavis
    1 Response May 8, 2011


    going into day 3 & my body is sore sore sore i keep applying ice backs to the sre areas will massages help?
    Mariaas87 Mariaas87
    22-25, F
    Aug 17, 2012

    Need The Excercise, Can Use The Support

    Peeps, I have the videos copied to my PS3 & I need regular workouts. Since I'm working a graveyard shift & my wife & I have a new baby, it's hard to get ANY workout in besides walking the dog, and that's not gonna help me lose 30lbs. I really liked P90X when I did it (I tried...
    rekzkarz rekzkarz
    1 Response Dec 10, 2012

    The Best Workout I've Ever Found....& The Toughest

    It's not for the faint of heart & take Tony's advice, this is for those already in pretty good shape to begin with; but, if you seriously undertake a session of P90X you'll benefit. I've Done weights, running, aerobics, you name it and I've got better results from this program...
    feelinrandy feelinrandy
    Mar 1, 2011

    287 Lbs

    Hi my name is Jeoncarlo am from Central America in small country Belize. I am 26yrs old and am holding a weight of 287lbs and i am set on a mission to lose half of what is on me so am embark on the P90x trail. Its hard i did the first week am cramp and hurt. I just look for a...
    Jeoncarlo Jeoncarlo
    26-30, M
    1 Response Oct 26, 2013

    I Need Help About Ab Ripper X

    Is it alright to take a long break after I've done my workout (eg Chest and Back) to do the ab ripper x? Cause I felt tired and wasted after I did the Chest and Back and I think I had to do the Ab Ripper X right after that exercise. So I'm asking if it's ok to give myself a break...
    p90xuser p90xuser
    1 Response Sep 9, 2012

    I Love P90x And Have Made A Career Out Of It!!!

    I started P90X after a long battle with gradual weight gain, insecurity, and lack of energy. One day I just literally woke up and decided to do something about it!   I'm not gonna lie, it is REALLY hard, but I started seeing and feeling results right away, which...
    SFraleigh SFraleigh
    31-35, F
    Apr 20, 2010

    I had started P90X back in November of 2012,

    and managed to do 3.5 weeks before XMAS came in, and things went downhill from there. Since then I barely worked out, and was mediocrely active. I'm not overweight, but I'm not toned either. I have a decent amount of stomach fat that would keep me from taking off my shirt at...
    CallMeAHuman CallMeAHuman
    26-30, M
    May 25, 2014

    New Circuit

    Starting a new 90 daysthiss week.....damn, Soooo sore!! One of the hardest things about exercise is to start....even if you're in decently good shape to start with. Keep on keeping on, the first two to three weeks are always the absolute hardest and the end results are always...
    feelinrandy feelinrandy
    2 Responses Feb 15, 2012


    SkidlelyBoeBoe SkidlelyBoeBoe
    36-40, M
    Mar 11, 2013

    Jump Training - Help!

    I am an active, fit, 50 year old female with not so great knees. Has anyone out there found a way to modify the Plyometric DVD?
    apitts47 apitts47
    1 Response Nov 26, 2012

    My brother did swimming in highschool.

    He wasn't the best swimmer, he was around average or maybe a little slower. Between is sophomore and junior year, he did P90X and was in love with it. I don't exactly know how much he did or how well he followed the schedule, but I'm sure he did it at least 5 times a week. His...
    Swimmingsister Swimmingsister
    22-25, F
    Feb 17, 2014

    I'm Going To Bring It!

    ok..so I have been thinking about doing this for a while..and finally I said YOU KNOW WHAT! hmmm..I can do this? *slaps herself* OF COURSE I CAN DO THIS! If my friends that are in the Marines can do this...*psst* WHY CAN'T I? ..hmmm..Right? Ahem...Well In all seriousness I like...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Feb 17, 2012

    I'm Going To Comple It This Time!

    I've completed the original P90 3 times over a 2 year period. After months of no activity I thought I was ready for the P90X experience...whoa! It kicked my butt the first 3 days. Then I found excuses and waited 2 weeks before starting it again. 3 days later, I recovered for 2...
    zinreserve zinreserve
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Dec 1, 2012

    Please Change My Life P90x

      Hi everyone. My name is Ashley.   I am 27 years old and I have Liver Cancer. I was diagnosed in 2010, 6 days before my birthday. I have not celebreated my birthday in almost 2 years. I gained over 100 pounds from steriods and slipped into depression. I was smoking and not...
    strmsyr1613 strmsyr1613
    1 Response Oct 9, 2011

    Looking For P90x Support

     Im starting P90x tomorrow and I want to go all out!  But I know this program is intense and was wondering if anyone is going to start SOON or JUST started!  I'm organized with all my food to follow their diet AND have my schedule to lift set.  I've worked out...
    sirloinMD sirloinMD
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Aug 2, 2009


    tomorrow is rest day for me!
    mama12345678 mama12345678
    51-55, F
    Feb 2, 2013
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