For those of you who use a foam roller on a regular basis, you most likely understand that it is truly a love hate relationship lol. It can at times literally bring you to tears, however, is truly essential to performance and recovery – and I highly recommend it (and I promise you, it always feel amazing after a good foam rolling session!)
So, I know it has been too long since I have written a post, however, there have been some HUGE changes in my life that last few months.
First and foremost, I now live in a different city!! :] I sold my house and made a big move down to the beautiful city of Miami!
(View from my balcony :))
This week I finished my first week of the second phase of the P90X Program! As I entered the second phase, I re-assessed my progress thus far and my nutrition plan. I decided to make a few changes:
As promised, I want to write about my progress through the P90X Program. On Sunday, I completed Phase 1 of the program! I still feel the same way as I did after completing week 1: I LOVE it! I love lifting, and I can tell I am a lot stronger after the first phase. Here is a brief snapshot of my progress (I picked a few exercises from the various muscle groups):
This past Sunday I woke up and had this urge to go for a run. As the weather has been improving, the thought of reintroducing my afternoon runs has been bugging me – but I’ll admit, I have been afraid/discouraged because of the patellar tendonitis I developed after running my first marathon this past January :[. However, this past Sunday, even though the weather was crummy, I woke up and told myself “I am not going to be afraid anymore, I am going out for a run and I am going to love it!” So I did, and it was amazing :].
So I just finished my first week of P90X, and I have to honestly say….I friggin’ LOVE IT!!! Here’s how I feel in one picture:
Ok so, the first week of the “classic” P90X program consisted of the following