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I Am Doing P90x

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 226 People

    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

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    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

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    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 26-30 2 Responses Sep 28, 2008

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 18-21 1 Response Sep 9, 2012

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    P90x

    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

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    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

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    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 18-21, F Feb 17, 2014

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    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 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 25, 2012

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    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 26-30 3 Responses Sep 3, 2008

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    Keep Pushing Play!

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

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    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

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    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 41-45 3 Responses Jan 8, 2013

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    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 41-45, M Jun 1, 2013

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    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 26-30 2 Responses Feb 17, 2012

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    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 41-45 2 Responses Feb 15, 2012

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    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 26-30 1 Response Oct 9, 2011

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    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

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    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

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    P90x

    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 26-30 2 Responses Jul 17, 2012

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 31-35 1 Response Feb 15, 2011

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    Started P90x On 2/22 Anyone Else?

    Hi! I started p90x on 2/22 and I am looking for someone(s) that started or will start around the same time. I am a 5'7" 165-170 lb 23 y/o. Age/sex doesn't matter to me I just want to start some sort of support system. I started out following the diet but I decided not to the...
    nj910 nj910 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 28, 2010

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    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 36-40 2 Responses Mar 30, 2009

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    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

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    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 26-30 3 Responses Feb 5, 2014

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    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 41-45 1 Response Dec 30, 2012

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    One Word.

    Ow.  Jeebus.   (OK, that was two.  But really.  Ow.)
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Feb 5, 2009

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    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 18-21 1 Response May 8, 2011

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    'P90x2'

    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 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 1, 2013

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    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

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    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

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    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 46-50 1 Response Nov 26, 2012

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