I am 27years old. With Insanity, I was able to tone it down to my fitness level more easily. This service is part of the Team Beachbody Club membership. as scheduled and If you eat enough while doing either program, you will gain weight – healthy, lean muscle mass weight, but weight nonetheless. ), I would definitely suggest P90X for you, since it sounds like you enjoy lifting weights :) Just don’t do the moves as quickly as they do and pause as often as needed. Make sure to cut your calories and watch what you eat too – it’s not only exercise that will help you get the body you want, but also a healthy, reduced calorie diet. Anyway, what would your suggestion be for me with regards to these two programs or others? Hi Quin! Which do you recommend? And if so, how does that compare to P90X? i loved inferno, ansi did it a couple times, but I’m bored with doing the same thing. I’m 28, 5’7″ and 197 pounds. Looks better than the original though. I just turned 22 I am currently 5’4 and 175 pounds. Which of the two programs do you recommend? I want to make a change in my body that will last me into college ( with work for upkeep). Or should I consider doing a hybrid of Insanity and BBL? Bethany. I highly suggest Focus T25 for beginners or anyone needing low-impact modifications. I have lost 13 pounds and 4% body fat. We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. My legs and arms are also needing a bit of shape. I have struggled with loosing weight and then gaining weight all the weight back. Actually, I came to your website after googling P90X vs P90X3 as I have ordered the later one. I am stuck on which one to do! Let’s get started! I was in really good shape 10 years ago; however, I got married, comfortable, and have had 2 children and developed horrible eating habits and now having a really hard time finding time to exercise. Good luck! I had always been solidly built, ranging from 135 – 145 until during my pregnancy I ballooned over 200. When I weighed myself the other day I got really discouraged and I want to lose 30 pounds or get to 140. I really enjoyed your article – especially because most reviews I found of these programs are for men, so thank you! I’m not overweight by any means, but I’m not happy with the way I look or feel whatsoever. But, the best program is one you are going to stck with and only you can choose which one you think you would enjoy more. Bethany, Hello Bethany thank you posting this article as I’m struggling on which one to get. If you did 6 Insanity workouts a week burning 500 calories a time you would burn an extra 3000 calories a week. Hi CeeTee! The good news is that you’ve decided to take the first step in trying to figure out how to live a healthier lifestyle. It’s just 25 minutes a day, which may not be a bad place to begin with after being away for so long – plus, it’s really tough and will literally kick your butt, thighs, back, and every other area of your body! I started weighing in at 256 lbs, and got down to 170 lbs, since December I have gained around 9 lbs (not bad, but I am not happy about it!). Hi Bethany! When it comes to assessing P90X Vs Insanity results, if you put the effort in you really won’t go wrong with either program. I also have tried insanity before and Jillian Michaels’ workout before and Brazil Butt Lift, and a bunch more workouts… but I never make it to 30 days. Thanks, M. Hi Mikala, either Insanity or P90X would help you reach your goal weight while toning. I really like the idea of insanity becaus cardio would be more enjoyable for me but I’m afraid I will have lose skin everywhere if I do insanity. Will insanity give me that, or should I go ahead with P90X? I just want to have a toned flat stomach.. Hi Elena, both programs can help you reach your goals, but they are different. Hi! Also, because I am in college, I don’t really have a lot of space to use…are both P90X and Insanity capable of being used in smaller spaces? I’m so torn as to which to try – P90X or Insanity? Both P90X and Insanity mimic traditional workouts and pull from numerous disciplines. Is that possible with this schedule, and should I be doing more p90x instead of Insanity? I have noticed my quads and glutes become larger and more toned – I’ve always had more of the long/lean muscle tone – so that has been a body image adjustment. Also, you might want to look into T25 also from Shaun T, I have a review on the sidebar, T25 workouts are only 25 minutes long and while you are in school they might be a better option. That may not sound like a lot, but for my height and frame it’s not cute and really unhealthy. It’s just my leds, I don;t push myself enough, I can, but don’t..No pain, no gain…haven’t felt real pain in a while, I’m ready! You have so little to go :) For now with your current crazy schedule, I think T25(review in sidebar) might be a good program for you. Drinking spearmint tea, eating rice, consuming soy, green and yellow veggies like zucchini and squash may also reduce testosterone levels, but you need to make sure they won’t interfere with what you’re already taking. Which program do u recommend? I start the police academy in 2 and a half months. Hope that helps, Bethany. A big THANK YOU! Insanity is cardio based and cardio can safely be done every day, as long as it is followed by proper stretching. To be honest with you, to say I woke up on the wrong side of the bed does not compare. The big difference between P90X vs P90X2 is that P90X2 relies on more resistance training and full body workouts, instead of the targeted approach in P90X. The good news is that you can make it stronger…just be aware and trust your body. I am afraid to use the pull up bar because even with it secured in the wall it doesn’t feel secure. -Bethany. What do you think about the Chalean series? It’s hard for me to gain muscle, I’m petite! Do not do Insanity and go to the gym. I’d heard good things about both Insanity and P90X but was under the impression that the latter was better suited to guys. I’m at 151. I have some great results from Tae Bo, but I think I am stagnating! Hope this helps! Yes, I was over 150 lbs when I made the decision to get back in shape again, so I wouldn’t be self-conscious about getting in a bathing suit. Now I am 5’4″ and weigh 185. P90 - T25 - P90x3 - Insanity MAX 30 - P90x - Insanity - Insanity Asylum 1 - Insanity Asylum 2 - P90x2. Since it’s summer, i wanted to start a healthy lifestyle and i see myself as a failure due to the body shape i have. no inches lost. As far as supplements, it really depends not he individual, goals, and budget.I would avoid any sort of diet pill, but whey protein, a meal replacement shake could be things to look into. (My parents offered to buy me one of these for my birthday because they knew I would really like it) I am kind of leaning towards Insanity, but I have done some P90X at my school. My hope is to inspire and motivate you to take 100% control of your health, your fitness, and your goals in life. Any help you could give me would be greatly appreciated!! I guess its been so long since I’ve been in ONEderland that I make those mistakes! I used to dabble in sports in high school, but never had to stress too much about dieting and following a workout schedule. Does this mean Insanity doesn’t offer any strength training? The question I kept on asking myself before trying to decide between the INSANITY and P90X workout programs was, “oh my gosh, when did I get so fat? I weigh 157 and my body fat is 20%. I like p90x, the only problem is equipment. A guide to choosing between two of the top at home workout programs of all time. Bethany. Generally a lot of the workout plans that I have seen are geared towards losing weight rather than gaining healthy weight. I have a baby 7 month ago. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. While P90X is a 90-day commitment and can take up to an hour and 15 minutes to complete a session, Insanity is just 60 days and the average workout is 45 minutes. An average session is approximately 45 minutes long, though some are shorter and others are longer. I know I need to add something – what are your thoughts? Can you lose 20lbs by the end, that depends on so many facotrs I can’t tell you. What should I do? While you should push yourself each and every workout, don’t injure yourself by pushing beyond your limits. Hi Martha, Both of these programs I would categorize as high-impact. Hi Danielle, if you don’t like the fitness model look, then I would not suggest either program for you, because that is exactly what you’ll end up with – especially if you don’t have much weight to lose. Would Insanity get me these results? I’ve already done insanity multiple rounds through and now I’m kind of at a plateau. I want to tighten and tone muscles. That is HUGE and farther than some people will ever make it, so good for you! I used to train with weights consistently and was most happy with my body at this point in my life. I have struggled with my weight for 4 years now I am not very active I walk for my job all day but that’s about all the working out I do . I could feel my legs getting stronger and really slimmed down my back and arms as well as my stomach (see my progress at IG: foodiegirlgetsfit). Any help you can give me would be SO appreciated! Hi Erin, sorry I can only give advice to those 18+. Your story is very similar to mine. Ok, so I am trying to decide between a new gym membership, buying an elliptical or getting a good DVD series. P90X vs INSANITY - Don't Make this Mistake - Duration: 6:41. Not in a bad way but my clothes fit different and i tire easy. Bethany. Not too muscular, but to where I look thin. -Bethany. Insanity and P90X by Beachbody are the latest rage among the work-out-at-home fitness programs. As I said, I’m a college student so my time is limited as well. P90X Fit Test is completed only at the beginning and end of the program. I’m at the time in my life where I am really motivated to become as fit and healthy as possible. Thanks for writing this article! I’m 26, 5’7 and 168 pounds definitely looking to lose weight and just be overall more toned. Hello, I am 21 years old, 5ft 3in. However, when I first started Insanity I went from 130 to 116 in about 4 months. This comment is usually coming from the female persuasion The simple fact is ladies that you dont not have enough testosterone in your body to “bulk up”. I danced competitively up until graduation so I was always lean and never had to workout hard to stay skinny. Hey! I am used to hard work and sweat and I am willing to put in what is necessary to make the changes. Just be sure to always exercise at your own pace and pause the workout or walk it out when you need to. I have done Insanity, hip hop abs, Rocking Body, and several of Julian Micheal's programs. I would suggest you follow phase 2 for the extra month. I had been able to eat whatever I want, whenever I want and not have to worry about a thing — and then I grew up. Hoe te kiezen wat het beste voor u is & quot, Insanity & quot, of & quot, P90X & quot,. The good news is that you don’t necessarily have to stick with T25’s diet although the five ingredient meals are VERY easy to follow! Yes, it will! What are your thoughts? Hi Bethany – Hi Mao, of course your goal is attainable, but it will take time and a lot of dedication on your part. Hi Bethany, Congrats on the weight loss so far, you will get there. I hope this helps, but if you do have any more questions, please feel free to ask. -Bethany. If you read this article and still are having difficulty figuring out which program is the one for you, please leave me a comment below. Both genders are going to be leaner, slimmer and stronger with either program so you should base it on the results you want above. So I set about researching Insanity and P90X and comparing reviews from people, specifically women, who have completed both programs. Hi Rachel – with what you’ve written in exceptional detail (thank you! I’ve been helped a lot already just by reading your blogs, and I would really appreciate if you could continue to help me during my journey. P90x concerns me because I have shoulder problems and cannot do military style push-ups or even do a full girly push up and a pull up is probably going to wreck my shoulders. I’m so confused on which will be the most beneficial in losing weight quickest. That being said, I think the Insanity program would be better for you if you are more interested in weight loss. Im ready to finally commit to something and I really would love to focus and do it right while shedsing my awful muffin top. Or would both be good to switch from day to day? INSANITY and P90X will undoubtedly get you real results. I am seeking your advice as far as which program you think will be best for me. I use the 21 day fix containers but use the healthy foods that I have. I want to be toned but lose weight at the same time. I am 143 pounds. Hi Miss Bethany. I am 47 and have lost almost 70 lbs since April 2014 through regular exercise and healthy eating. Just be sure not to cut your calories too much or overdo it with the exercising. Thank you for a wonderful and honest written article. Hi Brandy – with everything you’ve told me, I would just to Insanity. -Bethany. Hi Ashi, from reading your comment I believe another program all together would be perfect for you. Also, do you have any experience with very very very overweight women with high T doing P90x Classic? I just graduated high school and while I was very sporty in high school I have found myself being slightly more lazy because I don’t have sport practices to help me up and moving. Gwen, Sorry Gwen, I can only give advice to those 18+ years of age. But i decided to stop and focus on school. It’s been so stressful trying to find a good workout that fits for women. I am 26, 5’2″, weight 154 lbs. Making A Personal Fitness Preference: Thousands of women seek help from the Beachbody P90X and Insanity … But I began really watching calories and keeping a journal after that. I am trying to figure out how to lose the weight faster I am dieting and everything like I should. I eat 95% clean, with no processed foods. Hi Bethany, have you done a p90x3 review? I am looking to tone my legs again. Watch out for nutrition, following nutrition plan, 3. Hi Khadija, P90X is easier on the knees in my opinion than Insanity. If you’re starving to death, you’re not going to be able to keep away from the junk food…trust me. Good luck! I am 5’5″ and weigh about 136 lbs. I a, 5’7 and currently 155. P90x has a harder meal plan for me which the diet is the hardest thing for me to follow because I am a terrible shopper and havent been cooking long enough so I get frustrated. Both the P90X and Insanity DVD based workout programs offer incredible life changing improvements with the help of their exclusive workout routine. Hi Chille, Insanity for sure. id like to be in the middle of my lowest and highest healthy weight which is 130-35lbs. Hi there! With the Insanity workout you can surely lose 22-33 pounds as long as you do the program and follow the Insanity diet or something similar! It will not only help you both lose weight and get toned, but also get you healthy and feeling fitter and better than ever. The muscle confusion principle that P90X is based upon will keep you from getting bored with the workouts as the schedule and workouts change frequently which never allows you body to plateau. thank you for your time, Sorry Kenzie, I can only recommend programs to those 18 and over. I was very surprised by your results from BBL. Any thoughts? First of all, congratulations on your decision to get back into it – that is the MOST important decision you will ever make for the betterment of your health. Hello, Awesome that you have made the decision to change! Plus, your boyfriend will really like that it’s a lot of weightlifting. I want to try something new and I wanted to know if INSANITY was a good program for me. 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