Archive for November, 2012

What to expect in P90X Phase 1

Posted by Darrin Maidlow on November 27 2012 Add Comments

This post is a summary of phase 1 of P90X which covers week one through four.  My goal in writing this is to give you a brief overview of what to expect in phase one of the program.  Repeat this week three times and add a recovery week and phase one is complete!   I [...]

My Supplement Regimen

Posted by Darrin Maidlow on November 26 2012 2 Commented

There are five nutritional supplements that I’ve been relying on for the past several years.  I keep this list current and add / remove products from this page as I change my opinion.   Metamucil Every night I take two heaping table spoons of the original Metamucil in an small glass of water.  I don’t [...]

Fitness challenge group–What you need to know

Posted by Darrin Maidlow on November 25 2012 Add Comments

Increasing my personal fitness has helped improve every aspect of my life.  I’m healthy and know I’m doing everything I can to make sure I’m here for my family.  I’m happier and my self esteem is up.  My productivity is up allowing me to get as much done professionally with the limited time I have [...]

Happy Thanksgiving America!

Posted by Darrin Maidlow on November 22 2012 Add Comments

To all my American friends, have a happy and safe holiday this weekend.  Life isn’t worth living if you cannot indulge once and a while.  Skip a workout or two this weekend.  Have a piece of pie (not a whole pie like I used to).  Have a great weekend with family and friends.  We’ll see [...]

What do you need to get started with P90X

Posted by Darrin Maidlow on November 21 2012 Add Comments

So you are curious about P90X?  you’ve come to the right place!  This post will show you roughly what you’ll need to get started in two configurations of equipment.   Short of it – with no existing equipment you can be up and running for as little as 160$. Space You don’t need a lot of [...]

Before and After Pictures

Posted by Darrin Maidlow on November 15 2012 Add Comments

This is one of the hardest things for me to do, posting before and after pictures publicly for all to see.  It’s taken me a lot of years to get the guts to do this.  With the exception of a brief stint in my teens when I was an alpine ski racer for Rabbit Hill [...]

How to complete P90X / P90X2

Posted by Darrin Maidlow on November 14 2012 Add Comments

I want you to succeeded if you pick up P90X/P90X2 or a similar program. Here are some tips from my experiences with the various Beachbody programs.             Decide. Commit. Set Goal. Beachbody nailed it with their slogan.  Decide. Commit. Succeed.  If you decide to take on a program and you [...]

So you want to be a Beachbody Coach–Help Others and Earn Money!

Posted by Darrin Maidlow on November 10 2012 one Commented

That’s awesome and I’m stoked you’re considering joining our team.  I’ve found that the Beachbody coaching is a fantastic opportunity to push myself to attain my next fitness goal.  It’s a great way to meet new people and it’s a great way to supplement my income.  Some people even make a full time career of [...]

Decide. Re-commit. Re-succeed.

Posted by Darrin Maidlow on November 9 2012 Add Comments

I’m back!  Though I’ve been working out pretty regularly since my last post in 2010, completing numerous rounds of P90X, Insanity, P90X2, and various hybrids– I’ve been slacking for the past six months.  Diet has slipped, exercise fallen off.  I’m really noticing the lack of energy.  With the ongoing demands of work and the birth [...]