Is anyone doing insanity? I'm dying to do it but I want to make sure it works fist.
Reason: Moved to Fitness.
I agree with Kelbrugler, I didn't lose much weight either when I did it but I did lose inches anyways. It is awesome for muscle, especially the abs!
I don't understand why people think they gained muscle on Insanity. I thought it was impossible to gain muscle with extreme cardio AND a calorie deficit. I just completed Insanity and ate a 500 calorie deficit every day to lose the final 10 pounds. I was able to lose all my baby weight and get to my goal weight of 125.
Insanity WILL work. Just push hard and eat well. You won't regret it!
A 500 calorie deficit, definitely eat way more than 500 calories! In fact, with the intensity of Insanity, 1200 calories won't be enough for you to feel energized and get the nutrients you need. 1200 is a base minimum for just about everyone, so you need to consume the calories you lose with your workout if you're eating this much. This means probably more like eating 1600-2200 calories a day with insanity, depending on your height, weight, and your intensity that you do.
Yeah, I ate 1600-2000 a day depending on which workout I did. (I ate pretty much 1600 in month one, and then 2000 in month two). I'm 5'3" and went from 135 to 125. :)
You cannot do Insanity and only eat 1200 calories. You will not lose weight. Your body will store all the fat like its starving and you will be working your butt off for nothing. I eat 1800-1900 a day and I am still losing. (31 yr old F).
It's hard. The WARM up makes Jillian Michaels videos look like a box of kittens. :) but the 15 inches I've lost in 4 weeks tells me it's worth it.
im on day 5 of week 1. its bananas!!! but i love it. i have 20 pounds to hit my goal weight plus i do zumba at night and yoga. wish you the best of luck!
I just got the tape two weeks ago. The video in very challenging. In about 60 day's I'll let you know if I lose weight.
I really want to try Insanity but I've read about injuries doing this program and I'm just afraid of that. I know you run risks with any exercise you do. Can someone please tell me, in their opinion can you really hurt yourself doing the routines or is the risk like any other exercise program? Thanks
I'm starting Insanity next week - just borrowed the DVDs from a friend, now I'm waiting until I'm done with all the studying for the exams...
I'm not looking to lose weight though, I'm currently maintaining at 117-118lbs (5'3), I'd just like to be a little bit more in shape...
A couple of friends have done it and had pretty good results...
The only way you will injure yourself is if you don't pay attention to your form, that is the most important thing. Keep your form.