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What is P90X?

 Many of you know that I work for a fitness company that makes in-home workouts, which always seems to conjure up images of Tony Little screaming or Richard Simmons boppin' away, "girls, did you get your protein?" But we're not like that. In fact, I came to work here based on our CEO, Carl Daikeler, telling me to "write state-of-the-art fitness content and if we need to change, let that fall on our shoulders." So we've always been on the up-and-up. What we haven't always had is a state-of-the-art product. Sure, we had good products. Even good enough that I'd use them on occasion. Great products for the average person trying to lose weight and get back in shape. But we never had anything that I would base an entire athletic training program around. Until now. 

For the last couple of years, I've been part of a team developing a product we call P90X. We finally had it testable last spring, but I was racing too much to start a training program. As soon as my season ended, I started, which has had my body in an out-of-balance adaptive state ever since. We've already had people go through it with great results, but I'm the first to put it to the athlete's test, using it as an off-season conditioning program.

So, essentially, I'm using an hour-a-day in-home video workout to train for this event. Not solely, since my weekends are filled with no-stop activity. But it will be a testament to P90X if I can pull this thing off.