P90X2 Review: Recovery + Mobility

[This is the fourth P90X2 review in a planned series.  I will write additional reviews of the other routines as I do them.]  If you have any questions about this workout, contact me at connectwithjade@gmail.com. General Impressions Strictly speaking, this DVD routine should not be considered a workout.  It’s actually … Continue reading

Insanity Review: Plyometric Cardio Circuit

Insanity Review: Plyometric Cardio Circuit [This is the second Insanity review in a planned series.  I will post additional Insanity reviews in the future. If you have any questions about Insanity Plyometric Cardio Circuit, contact me at connectwithjade@gmail.com.] Insanity Plyometric Cardio Circuit General Impressions This is the first real Insanity workout after the … Continue reading

P90X2 Review: Total Body

[This is the third P90X2 review in a planned series.  I will write additional reviews of the other routines as I do them.]  If you have any questions about this workout, contact me at connectwithjade@gmail.com. General Impressions The name of this 62 minutes routine tells you everything you need to know.  … Continue reading

P90X2 Review: Plyocide

[This is the second P90X2 review in a planned series.  I will write additional reviews of the other routines as I do them.]  If you have any questions about this workout, contact me at connectwithjade@gmail.com. General Impressions Tony announces at the beginning that Plyocide is, “death by jumping.”  He quickly realizes … Continue reading

A Real American Idol

My husband tells me I have an unnatural obsession with another woman’s abs. He may be right. If you’ve worked out to BeachBody’s Power90, P90X+, or [intlink id=”29″ type=”page”]P90X2[/intlink] programs, you know who I’m talking about. It’s Traci Morrow, who I had the pleasure of meeting in person last month. … Continue reading

Your 10-Point Plan for Holiday Diet Success

By Steve Edwards Good ol’ “holiday cheer” doesn’t always leave you feeling cheerful, especially when you can’t fit into your little black dress or fancy-occasion suit for your upcoming holiday parties, and especially for New Year’s Eve. Here’s a simple 10-step plan to help you enjoy all your holiday events … Continue reading

What I Learned on My Fitness Journey #2

You don’t need a high-priced gym membership to get great results. Or fancy equipment, or a personal trainer. In fact, everything you need can be found at your local sporting goods store. In the past, when I saw people who were really healthy and fit, I’d always assumed that they … Continue reading

What I Learned on My Fitness Journey #1

Difficult Does NOT Mean Impossible. One of the toughest obstacles I had to overcome on my fitness journey was not an exercise routine. It was the mental blocks I set up for myself that prevented me from trying. To someone like me, who had not exercised for over 10 years, … Continue reading