Insanity is an extreme home fitness program. The home fitness program is made to have great results within a short time. The internet is full of before and after photographs showing great results. Although there can be doubt about the authenticity of the photos, the Insanity program can indeed lead to good results in short time. The program is also known as the Beachbody Program. It was developed by fitness expert Shaun T. The program provides maximum interval training and is aimed to burn fat and build muscle mass.
What is in the original Insanity package?
The Insanity package contains the following items:
-10 Different DVD's with the exercises:
1. Dig Deeper & Fit Test (30 minutes)
2. Plyometric Cardio Circuit (40 minutes)
3. Cardio Power & Resistance (40 minutes)
4. Cardio Recovery (35 minutes)
5. Pure Cardio & Cardio Abs (40 minutes + 20 minutes)
6. Core Cardio & Balance (40 minutes)
7. Max Interval Circuit & Fit Test (60 minutes)
8. Max Interval Plyometrics (55 minutes)
9. Max Cardio Conditioning & Cardio Abs (50 minutes)
10. Max Recovery (50 minutes)
How often do you have to exercise?
The Insanity program lasts nine weeks. Exactly 63 days. The calendar tells you each day which training should be done. The program consists of six training days per week. Only on sundays you can take a rest day.
5 times in this program you have to do a fit test. Thus, progress can be easily measured.
How long do you exercise?
In the first month, the daily workout lasts 30 to 40 minutes. In the intervening week you do the same workout for 6 days. This takes 40 minutes. In two months, the workouts are extended and sports every day 50 to 60 minutes.
For who is this program?
The beauty of this program is that it is suitable for everyone. You decide if it were your own level. It is not necessary in order to keep the tempo. On the DVD to It's okay to do the exercises. At a slower pace Of course, the effect is better when you go every workout to the limit. It is suitable for all ages and for both men and women.
Must the program be followed strictly?
To get a Beach Body in 63 days you have to follow the program strictly. But there is nothing against following the program for only a few days a week. A training of 3 or 4 times a week is sufficient.
Nutrition during Insanity
The Insanity package comes with a nutrition plan. The book contains recipes for the entire period. It is intended that, during the program, five times a day is eaten. The book is divided into five parts, each part of one recipe every day should be chosen and eaten. Back of the book is a list of replacements made. So you can vary a lot, or a product that you do not like it replaced with a similar product.
The meals are:
The recipes contain about 300 calories per meal, which, if desired a larger meal can be made. The program includes a precise calculation of the number of calories. So you know exactly how many calories you should eat per day. During the program, it is recommended to not drink alcohol.
The meals consist of 40% protein, 40% carbohydrate and 20% fat.
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