If you are trying to lose weight then stick to the Classic schedule. It also has a doubles option.  Fortunately, I enjoy sleeping and clean eating. HELP. This will include 2 P90X3 workouts a day! So there are actually 3 VERY IMPORTANT things that you are going to want to incorporate into your planning when doing a doubles workout schedule. I think 2 better alternatives for you starting out would be P90X3 since it is “kinder and gentler”, or even 21 Day Fix. My recommendation is to stick to the schedule as designed and not add any extra workouts, you will get the right amount of arms and shoulders work especially in month 2. This program obviously is great for anyone who has limited time if the alternative is doing nothing. I've been slacking a lot the past few months, I need a big boost to get over this hurdle and this feels like the way to do it but I don't want to burn out and I certainly don't want to hurt myself either. If you cant commit to that, then dont do doubles! P90X3 Doubles Workout Schedule. How did you like the P90X3/Combat hybrid schedule–did it give you the results you were looking for? Are there any other substitutes for incinerator and challenge in the hybrid or should I just stick with the same set up? I went with your suggestion of doing P90X3. I'm here to see that you have the same success I have had using Beachbody programs. Everyone says oh you are so litle and tiny but I want to be firm and have definition!! If you are trying to create a hybrid Tim you should do all the workouts first to see how they fit together. Hey Jack do you have a blog that I can follow? What about Complex upper don’t you like? Are you insane? Â, I will probably document this somehow,  but I don't know how yet.Â. If you like running or are training for a race then yes do running on days alternating with resistance training. P90X3 Results: Military Vet Lost 45 Pounds with P90X3, Wins $1,500! — July 1st, 2019. Change in composition only means one thing–more muscle. I get the question “Should I do doubles for better results?“, constantly. After I lose weight I would like to tone up more. Doubles Calendar. Will You Get Better Results With P90X Or P90X3? Using Yoga X as a recovery session on Sundays. Or morning=agility x evening=dynamix, Also i read some pages and its says to double schedule ” if you want ridiculous body then do it.” Or, ”if you want a scary body then do it.” Something like that. Double workouts often backfire if people are trying to lose weight because folks tend to under-fuel and not get enough rest time. Hi Bob, thanks for the question. http://www.myfitnesspal.com has a great online calculator that you can use to calculate your daily calorie intake based on your weight loss goals–I used it for several years when I started Beachbody programs. I mean morning is 30 minutes program and evening 30 minutes program. Or can you suggest something diffrent? Read on for my honest P90X3 review plus real results with before and after photos! If you HAVE completed a round of P90X, X3, Insanity, T25, 21 Day Fix, MAX30 or any other Beachbody workout – Please post in the comments below and let us know how you did. Your P90X3 results will be so much better if you also commit to the nutrition plan. I wish that Beachbody went with names like “Back & Biceps X3” instead of Warrior or Incinerator. 1. Recovery involves a few aspects, which are: post-workout nutrition, hydration, and sleep. I just have an adventure-travel type blog,  but it is not really about fitness. All 3 plans last for 90 days (13 weeks) and involve a commitment to push play at least six days a week. X3 doubles doesn’t really add much extra resistance work to the schedule, it primarily adds cardio. Barbell squats on leg days etc? X3 starts off with a foundational phase that P90X does not have. :) Like 1 times a in 5 day. It will also show how you are progressing against the proper macro-nutrient ratio. Yes you will need heavier than 12 pound weights for some moves to get the most out of either program, and you should plan to do pullups with an assist device or pulldowns with a band and the door attachment device. I’m planning to do p90x3, but i’m not sure to do which schedule to do. So, for me a 25-35 minute video is just enough. This workout is not for the faint of heart. Pick the workouts you enjoy and have time for, but follow a plan like the X3 Nutrition Guide religiously and you should lose the excess fat you are trying to lose. Looking that over it seems like a quick-fix diet. Check out my video walk through of the fit test as well. Read what Tony has to say on page 18 of the X3 fitness guide, and read the Body Beast nutrition guide and follow it, especially the part about adding calories over your basal metabolic rate. Insanity, Max 30 and 21 DFX will not add muscle like P90X. By Beachbody; August 24, 2017. How to get good P90X3 Results; First – My P90X3 Review Story… This portion of my P90X3 Review is for those of you who are visiting here for the first time (glad to have you here!). (updated). Think I can build a physique close to yours from p90x3? Coach, Gravity has taken over and it is falling down my leg!! After a few days I welcomed that familiar soreness back again. I am an Independent Team Beachbody Coach who found success using Beachbody's fitness programs and nutriton guides. You might have to adjust your calories up a little to compensate. He entered his results into the Beachbody Challenge, and won $1,500! The original P90X3 Doubles Workout Calendar. The P90X schedule variations include Classic, Doubles and Lean : Classic the most basic routine, the regular type, other two are based on it. 2 weeks of one then try another. I dropped 4 belt sizes; I actually fit properly into clothes I thought I fit into before. P90X3 appears to have many more reps than P90X, both when doing P90X in the 8-10 rep range as well as the 12-15 rep range. Because I’ve been doing 3 weeks now, but I’m still using the same weight. Is the Verizon.net email address you entered here still active?  However, I am delighted with the aesthetic and functional results of doing multiples, as well as the mental toughening. In fact if you look at that and the X3 plan closely enough you’ll see that they are basically the same thing, with the same allowed foods, and the exact same 30% protein 40% carb 30% fat ratio. Use the caloric need calculator on the TBB website to double check your calories needs based on which program you end up doing. Is doing p90x3 mass schedule good for the above-mentioned targets or doing a round of p90x would be good. I was so happy with the results that I didn’t want to stop. I appreciate your time and insight. Unfortunately I can’t tell if this would be overtraining in your case since I don’t know much about your condition or the intensity of the workouts, only you will be able to tell if it’s too much. You have to build up and strengthen the core area as a foundation before you really spend extra time on the extremities like your arms. Though I plan on doing doing the X3/max 30 hybrid….. With the extra beating that you will get from the Max 30 workouts you might be glad the alternating days are only 30 minutes Tim But if you really want to amp it up you could try swapping in the P90X resistance workouts on days 1, 3 and 5. I just encourage you to do HIIT cardio, so sprints are perfect. I’ve followed the diet like I did 8 years ago but haven’t got the same results. But depending on what you are into P90X2 is a more athletic program, but with hourlong workouts. I have a lot of improvement that needs to happen. Is this Steve Nagle from Florida? I read you saying the P90x diet program is outdated, what do I need to do to adjust that? The P90x workout is an intense home workout program that says it can build your lean or ripped body in just 90 days. Â. P90X3 is a fantastic beginner-intermediate program for someone who is just starting out on their fitness journey. What were you not so fond of with Upper? =). Since we have been chatting off and on for the past 4 and a half years I am going to send you a link to create a free account under me, and then you can get a glimpse of what we have–John, I have done a round of p90x3 lean calendar (started with this not classic) and am satisfied with my reduction of weight but there is still a decent amount of fat on my back and also around my belly(which has still reduced a lot with lean calendar), I am not aiming for a six-pack or something, I am just aiming for a flat belly(a bit of fat is good enough for me), but my main target is to become firm and not have the back fat and chest fat I have now and get a well-defined muscular look overall with good arms and shoulders and of course not gain any more fat again. But basically “doubles” is best for people who are at or near their target weight, in good shape, and in complete control of their nutrition so that you know how to adjust your calorie intake to fuel both workouts.  We had been training hard and were ready for the challenge. I’m doing the calorie deficient diet (1500 wiit hour adding in what I’ve burned). I’ve done both approaches and included them in the data. Hi Jacob–that should be fine, not much risk of over training there. I am now running 4-6 miles 3-5 times a week as well. We do not recommend this for anyone who has not completed at least the Classic round first. Results vary depending on starting point and effort. I dont even want to get in a bathing suit this year but with 5 little kids I am not going to have a choice!! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. My HS gym coach only ran and did pullups 200 in sets of 20 every other day and pushups 400 every other day and was built like a mack truck. On average each workout lasts for just under an hour. The last P90X3 schedule rotation through the program is called Doubles. Following that hybrid we immediately launched into the classic P90X/Insanity hybrid that we have completed several times. I heard that Tony and BB is coming out with a P90X4…true? But really the differences between your results will be very small as long as you eat properly according to the nutrition plans. The testimonials featured may have used more than one Beachbody product or extended the program to achieve their maximum results. Thanks for feedback. The first two blocks are 4 weeks each. Other than building strength, P90X3 offers more benefits and has more success stories than P90X. So I didn’t. Doubles– If you want fast results, you can do TWO P90X3 workouts per day, for two killer workouts that combine for a 60 minute P90X3 workout. Then P90X3 Doubles Workout Schedule is the workout for you. However, I want to gain so what is your opinion of the X3 Mass schedule? The P90X plan was written in the fat-phobic era and we now know that low fat foods are not necessarily healthy foods. (This is my opinion and of course – all the legal jargon…you assume all risk in following my advice). How much “worse” is it to use the bands? I mean, I don’t want to be a Hulk, but I want to have some muscle and look somehow Athletic. I simply don’t feel that I get much from it and second it drags on so I’m not enjoying it. Any suggestions on how to incorporate it while following the P90X classic? Remember, Doubles is not for everyone, but for the people who have the ability to really push themselves and are determined to get amazing results. True to its name, Doubles, is P90x3 – twice a day, targeting those who just love their bodies and how it looks after a workout. The P90X3 diet is specifically designed for each phase of the program. Hi Enes, thanks for the question. Thanks for your advice. Excellent site and thanks in advance for your time. Or, would 3 days of weights and 2 cardio give equal or better results as x3? @disavow,  thanks for the comment! The P90X3 guide is more current and has a better food list. I did see some resu,ts, but they kind of underwhelmed me. Once the chins, pullups and pushups get easy I will add weight and resistance. Thats my biggest problem. If you don’t have those programs I’ll send info on different ways you can get access to them pretty inexpensively. I did Complex Upper last night. For many moves I will even start with a heavier weight and switch to a lighter weight halfway through just to force progression. Required fields are marked *. My goals are, As long as you are following an appropriate nutrition plan for your goal then you’ll still get great results in 90 days. I can’t say I’ve seen a schedule like that, but if you can squeeze in a 4th day then it will be a lot like LIIFT4 with the 4 day a week schedule. I love my results from BB programs but I think they are more for losing weight and body fat % with mass gain as an afterthought. Do you think this would work or will it create over training? Also, you could do p90x if you wanted longer workouts they range from 45-90min classic routine. The issue with all of the claimed benefits of P90X3 is that they are primarily reported by those with a … Will P90X be too intense for an in shape 70 year old? It will likely take you 6 months or more to achieve all the goals you have for yourself so there is plenty of time to concentrate on the “glamour muscles” later Once you are through a round of X3 Classic and you have lost the 10-15 pounds first and strengthened your core, you may want to consider a program like Body Beast–that will hammer your arms! I am going out as I email to pick up a set of dumbbells with 130lbs total weight. This helps you challenge your muscles for max results. Most moves are done from a stable two-legged position which de-emphasizes the core. Or want to lose weight with extreme prejudice. Hey Coach! Time to buy heavier weights. I hope I hear back from you soon. I agree 100% that you must sleep and eat in order to sustain this, and get your supplementation right. I am on my last few days of P90X3 Classic. One thing you can do however is use the X3 guide to determine your calorie level, and then switch to the 21 DF plan at that calorie level. I try to use the black ones, which I think are the hardest, but have trouble replicating the angle of a real pull-up, and worried about the ease compared to a real pull-up.  Admittedly, doing ANYTHING after a round of Max:30 took some mental discipline.