What an exciting week. The P90X2 orders have arrived early for many of you already, and for those who haven’t received yours yet, it won’t be long now. BB said originally that they would get them to us by Christmas, and they are ahead of schedule for the most part. How exciting! I ordered four copies myself, and ironically only one of my kits has arrived. So I can relate to both those of you who are still waiting as well as those of you who have experienced the joy of receiving your kit.
I am aware that there were a few mix-ups from BB due to the quantity of kits they were trying to ship as quickly as possible. I’ve heard of a few rare instances where people got DVD instead of Blu Ray. If that was you, no worries. Just call 1-800-240-0913 and they will get you taken care of. They can look up your order to verify, then help you make the exchange. And since it’s still well before Christmas, you should have it all squared away (even with a mix-up) in time for starting P90X2 in January.
One issue I am now aware of regarding X2 orders is that the Spanish versions were NOT ready in time to ship by Christmas. They WILL arrive the first week of January though, and we won’t start the X2 Challenge until our faithful amigos have their copies as well! No problemo!
Oh, and that reminds me, be sure you check back in later tomorrow as I will be posting details of the upcoming P90X2 Challenge! You don’t “have to” do P90X2 with our Challenge group. You are totally free to do it whenever you want. But for those of you who have gotten to be part of a big group challenge, you know how much more exciting it is. So tomorrow I’ll be posting all the details for those of you who want to join the “X2 Crew” :-)
The official Beachbody version of the P90X2 Worksheets are also now available for download in the “Downloads” tab above (or just click here). However, I find them a little lacking, and they have advertising along the bottom that takes up a bunch of room. Our own Michael Roberts, the expert on worksheets, is in the process of compiling the ULTIMATE set of P90X2 worksheets, so check out his link at TeamRightNow P90X2 Ultimate Worksheets if you want the BETTER ones!! Thanks Mike!
I hope y’all had a chance to watch the funny outtakes of me getting owned by the PAP Upper workout, which I posted yesterday. LOL! I loved doing that workout because it’s not my strong suit, and it pushed me to my limits. I am good at strength moves, but I am a big guy and like to have a short rest between exercises to get the HR back down. With PAP Upper there is no rest, and the exercises (which aren’t too difficult on their own) become a non-stop gauntlet that pushes me to the brink LOL! Oh, fun times!
In more P90X2 news, I’ve been going over the fitness guide and nutrition guide, and I have some thoughts on both of those which I will post next week. Since both give you some freedom to customize (which I really like) I’ll share with you how I’m planning to attack X2 in January.
I also want to share the hard work of a young man named Daniel P., who has definitely earned his place in our before/after gallery.
This is what Daniel told me = “To give you some history on my struggle with p90x, this is my first time completing the program out of 4 attempts. Also, day 1-60 where completed while I was deployed overseas, so that is proof that there are no excuses on why someone should stay content with themselves. I don’t mean to come off as bragging but I am very proud of myself. I started at 200 lbs. and on day 90 I weighed in at 169 lbs. I have not been in the 160′s since I enlisted in the Air Force. Your website has been a true inspiration to me, Thanks for all that you do.”
Congrats Daniel on the well-deserved results of your hard work! And God bless you for serving our country and keeping us safe!!
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Hey Chris, no word at all. It probably won't be for several months. I'm excited to check it out too.
I hear that a product prograde genesis is comparable to shakeology with a cheaper cost. Do you know of it and if you do what do you think?
Hey D Smith, I had never heard of prograde genesis so I looked it up and read the ingredient list. It looks like a very good quality greens powder. It's not a great comparison to Shakeology though. It would probably be my first choice among all the "greens powders" out there. It's $3 per day (compared to $4 per day for Shakeology ... Although as a coach Shakeology is also $3 a day). Just pull up an ingredient list for the prograde genesis (or any greens powder) and then compare it to the ingredient list of Shakeology and you'll see that there are many differences. I've got a link under "supps" --> "Shakeology" --> "Shakeology ingredients" that has more details. Hope that helps.
Ok thanks, been waiting on the details since the inception of the idea, can't wait, and you do have the power after watching you do those plyo pushups with Tony, man that was some height..you must have taken a pre-workout thay day and it was kicking in!!
hello coach... long time has been. but im back on track bringing it more than ever.... i have a food scale and my question is do i have to measure the weight before cooking or after????
Either way Ricardo. If you weigh it before cooking, track it based on the weight before cooking. If you weigh it after cooking, track it by that weight (the nutritional info will have choices for "precooked", "grilled", etc.)
Come on Wayne where's the post for the P90X2 challenge? I need the details, I have been checking the site all morning!!! LOL!! looking forward to it, thanks for all you do
LOL Ben. I've got it all ready and set. But I'm gonna make you sweat it out. I might post it in 5 minutes, or maybe wait until the afternoon! LOL! I hold the power in my hands!!!! Okay that's mean -- how about I post it at lunchtime :-) High noon, 12:00:00 Central Standard Time :-)
Great work Daniel , way to bring it. Very excited to see the details on the challenge and get started. Can't wait for January.
I was actually thinking of putting on together myself...I hate pencil and paper, give me my netbook and excel or google docs...just saying.
Hey Daniel, they may come out with an Excel version eventually (as well as the PAP workouts they didn't include) but I have no idea on the time frame.
Larry, the one that comes with P90X2 is blue. I'd say get that since it's what Tony uses and what they had us using in the workouts.
Go to Amazon for the stuff they have the Rumble Roller s for 12" $44.95 36" $69.96 and you can get four Valeo hard medicine balls (6,8,10,12lb) for $106. They have free shipping right now. Just ordered mine
Yes Larry, that's the Valeo balls I have. Good choice! Definitely get the long rumble roller (36"). A 12" is useless for the X2 moves.
Hey Coach, I just found out that there is no actual blood test for dioxin and it is very advanced and scientificy , so hopefully I will be motivated and back on track from just what the doctor says without any true testing
Hey Rafael! The challenge we are running is specific to P90X2, but you can join us for the next one. I'm sure we'll have several throughout 2012!
Hey Wayne - Received my copy, but I only purchased the base kit. Any idea if Beachbody is going to start selling the medicine balls and other equipment used in p90x2 on the website in the near future? (as in before your challenge starts?) I don't know whether to wait for that or to simply buy the goods elsewhere. Thanks! -Jason
Hey Jason, BB won't have the equipment available separately in the immediate future, so if you don't have the equipment available you'd be best off to shop around in order to get the med balls and stability ball. The PowerStands ARE available though, as always.
Thanks for the shout out Wayne. I love the look on your face on the med ball. That is a "Digging Deep" looking face!