Yesterday I started doing P90X for the first time in two weeks. I had taken the time off because I got caught up in a couple of things I was not feeling so good after getting back from a three day bachelor party in Put In Bay, Ohio. The partying and staying on a boat for a couple days messed up my equilibrium pretty bad where I felt like I was still on a boat some three days later. I still ran a couple times and went swimming once but I was just not my normal self. It probably did not help that I did not eat that well while on the trip and of drinking for 8 hours through out the day does not help.
I busted out the P90X Legs and Back dvd yesterday because I felt like it was a good one to get back on track with. The Legs and Back dvd is one of my favorite P90X workouts to do. Once I could do pull ups and chin ups I felt challeneged while doing it. I always enjoy trying to push myself to do more pull ups every time that I do it.
Well, today I am very sore. My legs is what really is sore. I decided to go for a run to help stretch them out and to get a little bit of cardio in. I was almost able to do as many pull ups and chin ups as I normally do but fell short of just a couple. I guess that is not so bad considering I basically did not do anything strenuous over two weeks and still retained some strength. This tells me that the P90X results I have earned can stay there for quite some time as long as I maintain them and work on new muscles. I do not suggest anybody taking off an extended period of time off from doing any kind of workout or exercise. It did not help me and I just feel a little flabby and out of shape. My body is telling me it today that I need to do something every couple of days regardless of where I am at or I am going to pay for it next time I workout.