July 6, 2010 by Phil 18 Comments The Insanity Workout is a comprehensive program that is composed of 10 Workouts on 10 DVD’s.
Tanisha… I have been doing the Insanity workout for a week and I modify the push up jack by doing a certain type of push up. I am a marathon runner and with my normal training runs there has been no safe way for me to do the Insanity workouts 6 days a week.
Good luck if you decide to take the Insanity challenge, I think it’s worth it & completely amazing! After much thought, work and coding, we’re proud to announce the unveiling of our INSANITY reviews section. I go into more details below, but let me tell you… This combo is going to get your results! If you are in somewhat decent shape and really just want quick workouts to shed the pounds then jump into Insanity.
I have finished a full round of Insanity a few years back and got about a month into P90X and occasionally will do a week or two of P90X. I previously dabbled in P90X and am now working my way through Insanity (just about finished phase 1).
As for surprise work out it’s usually consisted of either a good run at least 5K distance or I would try to get in some type of CrossFit workout.
You can follow it religiously, doing every workout each morning and eating only what you’re supposed to.
Swimmers, marathon runners, basketball players, all of these can benefit from Insanity, but cannot do it exclusively as they train for their sport. As i was doing insanity my weight kept on going up and down and up and down even though i visibly saw change in my body. The general calorie burn and average heart rate is well below what I measured for Body Beast and Insanity.
I did Insanity first so when I started P90x the cardio workouts to me were not as intense as Insanity. Articles have been written on how to best succeed at the workout itself, along with general tips and advice on how to approach it. I think this is one of the workouts that we performed live with the Les Mills trainers at the Coach Leadership Retreat in California last Fall. In addition, with Combat I spent most of the time in Zone 4 (yellow zone in the image at 80-90% heart rate max) vs.
You can read and learn exactly what each workout consists of, how long, what moves, and what level of intensity is expected from you. As is, we hope that we are able to provide a resource for everybody and anybody interested in INSANITY, and will keep working to bring you as much original, informative content as possible. If you are not in the best shape then I might say start out with P90X and for the simple reason that you are lifting some weights in the beginning so it is not like insanity where you are dripping sweat right from the warmup.
So if a day comes where I am just not feeling a P90X or Insanity routine I may reach for some Les Mills Combat, Asylum 2, or even some P90X2, but for now I am sticking to the calendars below. Or you could do one workout a week, or three, or find a way to combine it with your cross country running workouts, or your martial arts program, or anything at all. My first and most obvious point is this: the Insanity Workout is a fitness tool, and once you buy it, you can do whatever you like with it. If you do the workout three times per week you will start to realize real changes, but they will be more gradual in nature, resulting in an increase in health in fitness, but nothing as radical as doing the workouts solid six days per week. Instead, they might choose to phase into the workout, approach it in a more gradual manner so as to give their joints time to adapt. This supports my initial thoughts for Les Mills Combat where I get an awesome workout but the intensity is lower than some of the other Beachbody programs. Then there’s the Test Crew Results, where the original Test Crew that underwent INSANITY with Shaun T tells you their story, from where they began to how they feel now. I want the hard hitting weights of P90x with the INSANE cardio of the Insanity workout finished off with AB ripper X from P90X. Finally, there’s the Testimonials page, where people can put up their results and talk about how they felt after each workout.