You may have seen the infomercials for Tony Horton’s P90X or heard about it from a friend or coworker, but you may not know what exactly the workout is all about. P90X is a revolutionary workout program that consists of a 90 day commitment to get the body of your dreams. It is more than just a normal workout program as there are 12 different workouts that come along with the program. Tony lays out the schedule for the workouts and all you have to do is put the DVD in the player and push play. Here is what the 12 workouts consist of.
Chest and Back
Work your chest and back muscles to the max with exercises such as push-ups and pull-ups.
A cardio workout that will have you jumping to the sky to improve your athletic performance and your agility.
Shoulders and Arms
Another upper body workout DVD aimed to get you the lean muscle in your arms and shoulders.
This workout takes yoga to the extreme as you improve your strength, flexibility, and endurance all while becoming centered with your body.
Legs and Back
A lower body workout that that utilizes exercises such as lunges, squats, and dips. It will work your back, butt and every part of your legs.
A cardiovascular workout that will have you punching and kicking your way to a high-intensity workout for your whole body.
It is important to incorporate stretching into your workout program. This workout will help you increase flexibility and help to prevent injuries during your P90X journey.
Chest, Shoulders, and Triceps
Work your upper body like you have never before. Build lean muscle and definition in your arms and upper body.
Back and Biceps
Focus on your biceps, which is one of the most popular muscles that both men and women like to have toned and defined.
A low-impact cardiovascular workout to make you shed those unwanted pounds and calories.
This workout helps people to get the 6 pack abs that they have dreamed of.
In order for you to reap the maximum benefits of P90X, you need to follow the training schedule for these workouts that Tony Horton outlines in the program. He has developed the different DVDs to work off of each other and knows which ones should be done first and in what order.
Remember that with P90X it is not all about the exercise though. It is important to also implement proper nutrition that is also outlined in the program. In order to get the total maximum benefits from P90X you need to follow the DVDs in the order that is laid out for you as well as eat a healthy and balanced diet.