Will the Insanity Workout Make You Lose Muscle?

Insanity Workout Muscle LossI get asked this all the time. Will I lose muscle if I do the Insanity Workout? As with most questions, there’s an annoying answer: it depends. What are the variables? They’re your current body composition, your goals, and how you approach nutrition. Let’s take a quick look at what the Insanity Workout is designed to do, and then see how you can tweak that to best suit your needs.

INSANITY Workout Review – Day 3

Insanity WorkoutYesterday was rough. As reported I woke up feeling sore, and that soreness lingered throughout the day. My hamstrings and calves were stiff and aching, and I kept having to stand up every twenty minutes or so to stretch them out during the course of the day. By the time I got home I was getting seriously worried that I wouldn’t be able to do the next INSANITY workout-if I was limping up the stairs, how was I going to do Suicide Jacks?

Is Your Personal Trainer Qualified To Train You?

So how to tell if your trainer is actually qualified to train you? The first and simplest step is to ask for their qualifications. Confused by the seemingly endless acronyms that they then give you? Here’s a breakdown of what it all means.

Insanity Workout Review: Day 6 Plyometric Cardio Circuit

Plyometric Cardio Circuit – Round 2 August 8, 2009  – Day 6 This is my second time doing this workout and no, it hasn’t gotten any easier. I am soaked in sweat every ounce of water I drank (probably 16oz) during this workout is making its way back out through my pores. I can’t take […]

Insanity Workout Review: Day 5 Pure Cardio

by Elke Zabinski August 7, 2009 – Day 5 Pure Cardio, Pure Hell… Excruciating to say the least. Similar brutal warm-up and for me these type of programs always get worse before they get better. I am grasping for breath and soaked in sweat by round two of the warm-up. When Shaun-T says during the […]

Insanity Workout Review: Day 4 Cardio Recovery

B y Elke Zabinski August 6, 2009 – Day 4 There is a God! Cardio recovery day… a welcome break from the last two intense cardio workouts. Stretching has always been difficult for me. I have little flexibility especially in the legs and I really have to work on it. If you’ve done yoga before […]

Introduction to Insanity Workout

By Elke Zabinski July 31, 2009 An ex boyfriend once told me I was only happy when I was torturing myself. From raw food to cross fit to Bikram yoga, distance cycling, weight training, P90X etc. etc. etc. I have pretty much tried it all and in my mind the more extreme the better. Yoga […]