Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Insanity: Day 3- Cardio Power & Resistance


Today's workout was Cardio Power & Resistance. This workout is approximately 40 minutes long and combines strength and cardio moves. I previewed this DVD at the beginning of the week and thought, "This will at least be a bit easier than the first workout". I was wrong! I would like to say it was the lack of food in my stomach at 9:30 in the morning or that I didn't get enough sleep last night, but it was just tough, period. The workout starts off with the usual 10-minute warm-up followed by an 8-minute stretch. The heart of the workout consists of two cardio circuits which are about 6-8 minutes long each followed by various strength moves. Now these strength moves only use your body weight but that was enough for me : ) It ends with a 4-minute stretch and then you are free to pass out on the floor like I did ;D


Tomorrow is the Cardio Recovery, yippee! I let you know how that goes......

Nicole

6 comments:

fitncrafty said...

And you look fabulous to boot!! Did you LOVE the movie last night? I did!!!

TheFitnessFreak said...

I didn't get to see it Carrie, boohoo.... Our theater was actually showing Twilight and New Moon at 6:30. I wanted to go see them both again before Eclipse but found out too late :( I'm glad you liked it, now I need to go see it!!

Kathy said...

You are looking good!!!
I'm on my recovery week of phase 2 of P90X and thinking about what to do after phase 3....I'm thinking... Turbo Fire...what have you heard about it???

TheFitnessFreak said...

Thanks Kathy! I have heard nothing but GOOD about Turbo Fire. It's a good thing my birthday is in July because it's the only thing on my list :D I can't wait!!

Nicole

Averie (LoveVeggiesAndYoga) said...

you look so wiped! but in a good way :)

scrapwordsmom said...

Nicole, I love how you share these workouts with us. This may sound silly...but I am so scared to try these!! I have Jillian's 30 Day Shred and that is hard at times. LOL. I will say I am getting stronger with my walks...adding lunges and bursts of jogging. I think the main thing that holds me back are the weights. I can only use very small weights due to my neck injury so I get so frustrated!!!

You look amazing after working out that hard:)

We see Eclipse tonight...can't wait!

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