Insanity Day 1 – The Fit Test
So today starts Insanity (my wife would argue that any day around our house is Insanity….but I digress). I really think it takes a person who really is willing to do what it takes for a change to do this program. ANYONE can do it, if they want, but this takes workouts to a new extreme.
Today was the Fit Test. It is 25 minutes with only 8 real exercises plus a mild warm-up. 25 minutes, 300 calories, lots of sweat, huffing, puffing, etc, later, and here are my first fit test results:
Switch Kicks: 64
Power Jacks: 50
Power Knees: 93
Power Jumps: 32
Globe Jumps: 6
Suicide Jumps: 12
Push-up Jacks: 33
Low Plank Oblique: 41
Around the globe jumps I felt completely drained. Not sure what that was about, but felt like I had moved into a level of exhaustion I have not felt in a while. A very odd place to be. But luckily I caught a second wind with the push-ups jacks.
So my goal here with Insanity is the following:
1. I don’t care about losing any more weight. I weigh under 170. I do want to lose fat though, so I have a balance to work on.
2. Goal is 2400-2500 calories/day to start.
3. Goal is to go from the 14.78% body fat I’m at now to well under 12%, preferably aiming at 10% here.
I expect to see several of my fit test numbers to be much higher in the coming weeks. This program saw me make great strides with my cardio conditioning last year when I did it, and I expect nothing less this year (only starting at around 15 pounds lighter).
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