My Review of the P90X3 Workout Plan
The P90X3 workout program is the latest release from Beachbody,one of the market leaders in home-based workout programs. With the popularity increase in popular workout programs such as Insanity, Insanity Asylum and other ‘get ripped quick’ schemes, there’s a large market for effective and visually impacting programs that allow users to see results. With their previous releases, Beachbody have built up a solid reputation, and their new program is designed to allow users to see rapid effects in just 90 days.
The P90X3 features new workouts, new nutrition plans which, when implemented alongside the recommended training methods ensure users have the absolute best chance of success.
Released in December 2013, Tony Horton, the creator of the Beachbody system worked tirelessly for over a year to ensure the workout was as effective as possible. He states that one of the key benefits of the programs is the small amount of time necessary to start seeing results. With just 30 minutes training every day, users can see huge differences within a couple of weeks, although to see maximum results, users must stick to the program for 90 days.
What’s included in the Beachbody P90X3 workout?
The P90x3 workout comes available in 3 varying options. Dependant on how much you’re looking to spend, and how effective you want the results to be, you have a choice of 3 packages. It’s important to note that all 3 packages offer excellent value; The more expensive of the two simply come with more workouts, more demonstrations and physical equipment. Included below is an imagine from the Beachbody website,showing exactly what is included in the varying packages.
The core of the entire program can be found through the 16 main exercises that Tony has derived. These exercises have been especially modified to ensure maximum effectiveness, and they’re guaranteed to get you into shape and achieve the body of your dreams within 90 days of using the program.
Regardless of which package you decided to choose, these 16 core exercises are included.
The nutrition guide is also included in all 3 packages, and like the workouts themselves, the nutrition section is vital to successful training. Scientists estimate that nutrition accounts for between 80 and 90% of getting lean, whilst exercise only attributes 10 – 20% respectively. This is a little known fact, and you can workout for 8 hours per day if you want, but unless you’re eating correctly AND eating enough, you won’t see any changes(You will likely see decreases in gains and physical strength). Tony has compiled the nutritional guide to be as user friendly and cost effective as possible, and you don’t need to purchase special ingredients to follow the program. There are also vegetarian and vegan options built in, so you really don’t have any excuses!
What you need to get started?
The great thing about the Beachbody P90X3 workout is that you need very little to get started. We’ve listed below the only equipment you’ll need. It is possible to train without all the equipment listed, although it may make the training less effective.
- Dumbbells of varying weights. The actual weights used will depend on on your personal strength, and the goals that you wish to achieve with the program.
- A good quality pair of cross-trainer shoes.
- A pair of resistance bands (If applicable)
- A yoga mat
- A medicine or balance ball (Optional)
As we discussed above, all programs come included with 16 highly effective workouts. The first group of workouts feature 6 resistance workouts, designed to increase muscle and strength. These workouts are designed to be quick to carry out, whilst providing maximum effectiveness. Tony has developed a range of resistance workouts that test your body, and ensure you’re making the gains you should be.
The resistance workouts are as followed:
- Total synerglstics
- The Challenge
- The warrior
- Eccentric Upper
- Eccentric Lower
These resistance based workouts target all muscle groups, and are the perfect start to building the muscular frame that you’re striving to achieve.
The next group of workouts are called power workouts, and this is where you’ll train agility and help to use your strength equally around your body.
The Power workouts are as followed:
- Agility X
The cardio workouts are designed to improve general fitness, and they will directly help you lose weight and body fat.
The cardio workouts are as followed:
The final group of exercises focus on developing your core, flexibility and balance. This will help combine all workouts into an effective body for you, and core exercises are incredibly important for developing core muscles and building a good all-round frame.
The core, balance and flexibility workouts are as followed:
- X3 Yoga
- Pliates X
Most workouts last around 30 minutes, and you’re given ample cool-down period betweens exercises. Depending on your training goals, you’ll be completing 4-5 week cycles,with things continuing on throughout the first 90 days of training. There are also additional training programs which are Free with all of the packages. These will help you tailor your workouts dependant on your specific goals. These additional training programs are include the classic, lean, doubles and Mass. You simply select your fitness goals, and adapt your training programme to suit. All of this is clearly explained by Tony in the program information.
What can I expect from the programme?
The Beachbody P90X3 workout differs from other workouts, in the sense that it can be adapted to suit your individual training needs. Regardless of whether you’re looking to build mass, get lean, lose weight or develop your core, the program features a wide variety of exercises which you can adapt to suit your training needs.
You should be prepared to spend 30 minutes each day to the training program. Tony has developed the program so that you target different body parts every day, giving other body parts the necessary time to recover.
Additional Information About the Workout Plan
Tony has developed a full package, to ensure that you have the best chances of succeeding as possible. Below, we’ll take a look at some of the bonuses that all customers will enjoy when they purchase the program.
- Free online support. Have any questions? Problems? Comments? The online support team will provide you all the help you need, and they’ll be happy to help you with any questions or queries.
- DVD workouts. It can often be hard to follow workouts just through reading about them, so Tony has developed a DVD range to ensure you know exactly how to perform each exercise.
- There is also an iPhone and Andorid app that you can use alongside the training programme to help you follow the goals and targets of the workout program.
Is this programme a suitable purchase?
The beach body P90X3 is by far the best workout programme I have reviewed, and I have seen first-hand the results that can be found through sticking to the programme. If you’re looking to build mass, get lean, lose weight, lose body fat and just get in shape, this is the workout plan for you. Tony has designed the course so you only have to spend 30 minutes each day, and after the initial 90 period, you;ll be a completely transformed person. I would highly recommend this programme for all those serious about changing the way they look, and improving their fitness.