Oh man, this month has been all sorts of crazy. I’ve been kind of bad with the whole clean eating thing with the bf visiting + the cruise, but my workouts have been on point. I finished T25 early this month and started Insanity Max: 30 (another Shaun T regimen), and I can’t even begin to tell you guys how crazy it is. I’m on week 3, and I STILL can’t make it through 10 minutes without taking a break. I thought I was on top of it all, but I’m still weaksauce, at least with this program.
Insanity Max: 30 month 1 has six different modules total: Cardio Challenge, Tabata Power, Sweat Intervals, Friday Fight Round 1, Pulse, and Tabata Strength. I haven’t tried Tabata Strength yet, but I’m guessing it’s hard as hell. My fave so far is Tabata power because it goes by quickly. You basically do one exercise two times for 20 seconds each with a 10 second break in between. All of the other workouts (with the exception of Friday Fight Round 1 and pulse) give you a 30 second break after 5 minutes of hardcore exercising. It’s HIIT (high intensity interval training) to the max – you go as HARD as you can for 5 minutes, then catch your breath during a short break. I definitely would’ve been ok with a longer break in between, but it’s only 30 minutes long so I won’t complain. Shaun T makes you write down the time at which you max out, and your goal is to beat it the next time around.
I’m all about HIIT because it’s the most efficient way to get in shape! You burn a crazy amount of calories while working out, and your metabolism stays up extra long so you’re burning tons afterwards as well. Anywho, I’m excited to try Tabata Strength later this week. The bf’s gone, and I have a bunch of trips coming up in mid-April (to Phoenix & SF) so I need to get my sh*t together – gotta get in shape so I look good for all my upcoming shoots! I have a good 1.5 weeks so I’ll be super good, haha.
Anywho, here’s this month’s workout playlist for you guys! I hope you all enjoy these tunes. What have you all been doing to stay in shape? Any cool new songs you recommend? I’m always looking for new music to sweat to.