The 4th day of the trip started out with another workout session with Tony Horton. Tony went a little easy on all of us yesterday doing some Yoga so we knew we were in for a challenge when he said one of his celebrity clients (Usher) only made it about two thirds of the way through before falling on his face. The workout was going to be Plyo Legs which is apart of the Tony Horton 1 on 1 series. I’ve never done this particular workout, just normal P90X Plyometrics. Fellow Coach Jeff Armbruster took a video of everybody working out. I’m wearing the maroon shirt and shorts representing my Alma mater Central Michigan. Andrea is right next to me.
Tony warned us before the workout that many of the moves involved with this are very intense and if we pushed ourselves too hard our butts and hamstrings were going to be sore for the next 4 days. Of course none of us listened to him when he said “I’m going to do 50 reps, you should be stopping at 25.” I along with a lot of other people pushed ourselves to keep up with Tony. Hey Tony, WE ALL DO YOUR WORKOUTS. We are very prepared for the craziness that’s about to happen. Of course it ended up being very hard. I was able to do as many reps as him on almost all of the moves. I’ll probably feel it tomorrow as Tony is right about that stuff all the time.
After our morning workout we headed over to breakfast and listened to a very informative speech put on by Isabelle Daikeler (Beachbody CEO Carl Daikeler’s wife). She was the one who developed Shakeology and talked about it extensively. I guess she knows what she’s talking about as she has numerous degrees in nutrition and is in the top 1% of some fancy health / fitness / nutrition thing that I forgot to write down. Turns out that she has many celebrity clients like Brad Pitt who she put together meal plans for to help them get into shape for their movies. I’ll write more about this in a future post.
With our workout and meeting of the minds out of the way it was time to do our first activity of the trip. We decided to go ziplining at the Princeville Ranch. None of us had done it before and were excited to do it. What made the day a lot of fun was sharing it with some of the other Top Coaches and their guests. I got to know Jason “Puckhead” Diebold, Barbie Decker, and a couple of the Beachbody employees who came with us. It was a very fun day that ended with a 1200 foot long zipline named “King Kong” which you could race somebody down. I beat Andrea. Here is a video of the ziplining trip.