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30 comments
brittlesnc
brittlesnc

Hi Coach Chris,


I wanted to get your opinion on the calories I should be consuming to lose weight doing P90X...


I'm 29 years old, 5'6" and I weigh 165lbs.  

I will be doing P90X Doubles because I want to lose weight quickly...I was really impressed with the fact that your wife was able to lose 31lbs in 100 days...I would really like to lose that much weight that quickly as well.


Moreover, along with doing the extra cardio for P90X Doubles using Cardio X I will be doing 1 hour of treadmill everyday at a decent pace (3.3 miles per hour and according to the treadmill burning 425 calories in that 1 hour but I know that it may not be accurate)...


My question is how many calories should I be consuming?  Thus far I've been consuming 1300 calories over the last 2 weeks and I've only lost 1/2 pound...I haven't been tracking body fat but I'll be doing that soon...just want to get a handle on the calories and the ratios for protein, fat and carbs...


What is your suggestion for someone who would like to to from 165lbs to 125lbs in 6 months or less?

Kofi
Kofi

Hi Coach Chris, I happened onto your website while searching for a deit program. I also learnt about PX90 recently on a Dateline show. The long and short of this is that I am 59yrs with a pot belly that I am not proud of, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and full blown ED. My wife is not very pleased with me right now. I am 242 llbs and I take too many medications. I really would like to drop at least 42llbs. Please suggest which program to start with and I will make you my coach and we get started. Thanks

Kat
Kat

Hello, I have a question. I am 58 years old female and need to lose about 40 lbs. My upper arms are flabby. It there hope for me to get toned arms at my age and after I lose the weight? I think I keep procrastinating because I'm afraid I will be dissapointed. Really want to be able to wear short sleeves/sleeveless tops in the summer. thanks!

lfmao
lfmao

thanks coach :)

lfmao
lfmao

hey there! thanks for your efforts here.I want to start with power 90 but I'm not sure if its ok to use creatine on calorie deficit? what I think is I need to lift weights on sculpting part and creatine helps me with more energy and has no calorie ofc. so it seems ok.

Ruben
Ruben

Thanks cris i will do that

Ruben
Ruben

When you started p90 did you dronk shakeology right from the first day? I am going to start P90 and have my shakeology shipment coming in this week. Also what do i do to make you my coach, i joined the beachbody free membership but don't remember who i was assigned to.

Mohd
Mohd

hi there i just wanted to ask what is the best program to lose weight

Shannon
Shannon

Hi, I've been wanting my dream body for as long as I lived, who can blame me right? Im a 19 year old 6 foot female weighing 160 pounds. People call me "thin" but I know if I started p90x I would loose a few pounds and really tone up! My body isn't bad but I know it could be in its prime with some dedication and help! I would be so grateful if you'd be my coach! Thanks alot, Shannon

Karen
Karen

Hi there, Do you post to the UK? I'm hoping to buy the Brazil butt lift but the only shipping options seem to be the US and Canada. :-( Also are the DVDs multi regional? Thank you! Best wishes

Marge
Marge

Great, I look forward to hearing more about it!

Marge
Marge

Hi there! I was wondering if you have the information regarding the expected launch date of the new Iphone Application for P90x?? I am anxiously awaiting its arrival and would like some more information. Thanks for advising.

Joy
Joy

I'm trying to order the auto ship shakeology, and having some trouble. It keeps saying there is nothing in my cart, even after I select to purchase it. Let me know the procedure, and I will order it. Thanks, JOy

Coach Chris
Coach Chris

Hi Joy, I actually had the same problem... I seemed to eat the most at night. A couple things that have helped us with late night snack cravings is to have a cup of hot green tea (or flavored green tea). If you don't like tea and you are going to bed within 2-3 hours of wanting to eat then it would be best to drink your snack... meaning have a protein shake or Shakeology. I currently have a protein shake just about every night 1 hour before bed. I don't have any issues. If you are eating more than 3 hours before bed then you can have a high protein snack. You will want to avoid carbs at night as your body doesn't need carbs at night so will store it as fat while you sleep. An option could be 2-3 ounces of deli turkey breast with a slice of fat free cheese... again this is only if you are going to bed more than 3 hours later.

Joy
Joy

Hey guys, thank you for your dedication and support. Do you have any tips/advice for late night snacking? I do great throughout the day, stick to the nutrition plan, even attend social events (Mom's night out with other home school mom's, etc), and never waver! But, as soon as the girls are in bed, it starts. It's like a mental thing.....I can't go to bed on an empty stomach! I so don't want that to me my Nemesis. Any thoughts? thanks

Coach Chris
Coach Chris

Hi Marge!

It sounds like you are doing great with the programs so far! If you would like to get a free sample you will need to make a coach switch to one of us. Click HERE and follow the instructions to make a coach switch. Thanks for visiting our site! We would love to help you continue to reach your goals.

Marjorie
Marjorie

I have a BB account and have been given a coach whom has never made contact with me. There have been many other coaches who have added me and asked me to make them my coach but I have not made any switches - yet. You are the first people to offer me a free sample of a product that I have been dying to try and as such would love to make you my coach. Your results are impressive and after one round of the X (lost 24 pounds) and one round of Insanity (-10) I am just beginning another round of the X... I am stronger and more dedicated than ever before and I am looking to shed the final 20 pounds... I know that you could assist me... although I push myself pretty hard as it is. I keep an accountability blog and would love to hear your comments on how I can get more out of the X. Thanks for the offer... Marge

TeamD2R
TeamD2R moderator

@brittlesnc There are some things to remember regarding the scale... it lies LOL.  When you do a program like P90X will will get some water retention in your muscles and you will build some muscle.  You will see more results in your measurements... especially early on in the program... than you will on the scale.  Don't let that get you down.  Muscle is more dense than fat so you will progress a lot without seeing a huge drop in the scale. 

Secondly... I don't think 1300 is enough for you with all that exercise you are doing.  Check out my post here regarding this subject:  http://dream-2-reality.com/tips/calculate-how-many-calories-should-i-eat/ . Tekoa is 5'4" and she followed no less than 1500 calories with P90X and that was with no additional workouts. 

I would not recommend doing doubles unless you have previous intense exercise experience.  I would recommend doing the Classic schedule and if you want to run on the treadmill too that should be fine, but personally I wouldn't do all 3.  You don't want to run the risk of "over-training" or injury. 
You will see the MAJORITY of your results by dialing in your nutrition along with following the program. 

Coach Chris
Coach Chris

Hey Kofi sorry this showed up as spam in my comments for some reason. I Think Power 90 or modified P90X and Shakeology would be a great place for you to start. If you decide to do both a program and Shakeology you can get a "package deal" and get free shipping with a Challenge Pack... you can find those here: http://dream-2-reality.com/programs/challenge-packs/. If you choose just the program you can find them under the "programs" tab. To help you decide between Power 90 and P90X, here is a post Idid comparing the two: http://dream-2-reality.com/workouts/power-90-vs-p90x/

Coach Chris
Coach Chris

Hi Kat - of course you can get toned arms! The most important thing is that you get healthy and feel better... both emotionally and physically. What is your motivation to lose weight?

Coach Chris
Coach Chris

yep it is perfectly fine to use creatine while losing weight on a calorie deficit

Coach Chris
Coach Chris

You can lose weight with any program if your nutrition is on track. Something that includes cardio within the program will be best. it does not need to be just cardio.. it can be a mix of cardio and resistance training as building muscle burns fat too. Power 90 did an amazing job for me and my wife, but if your fitness level is descent then you could start with P90X, Insanity, or something of that intensity.

Coach Chris
Coach Chris

Hi Shannon! You can just go to the "Join Our Team tob for instructions to make one of us your coach. We are happy to help you! :)

Coach Chris
Coach Chris

Or, if you prefer, send an email to us at international@beachbody.com providing both the items you'd like to purchase and your phone number. They will contact you with total cost including shipping.

Coach Chris
Coach Chris

unfortunately TeamBeachbody.com orders do not ship worldwide... only U.S. and Canada at this time. You can contact Beachbody Customer Service at 1 (800) 470-7870 to request international shipping.

Coach Chris
Coach Chris

Hey Marge! It will be available very soon. I am actually attending a webinar about it tomorrow! I will let you know :)

Coach Tekoa
Coach Tekoa

Hi Joy! I know you have to choose a flavor, then choose a serving size, then choose the order type (which should default to the auto-ship) then click "add to cart", then click "checkout". Please let me know if you are still having issues. Did you want to become a coach for the discount or did you want to just order it as is?

Coach Chris
Coach Chris

Hi Marge! It sounds like you are doing great with the programs so far! If you would like to get a free sample you will need to make a coach switch to one of us. Click HERE and follow the instructions to make a coach switch. Thanks for visiting our site! We would love to help you continue to reach your goals.