by Coach Jimmy Hays Nelson
As a cast member in the DVDs, I am constantly asked how to see the ultimate INSANITY Workout Results. In fact I did an entire blog giving people my top INSANITY Workout Tips. Nutrition, Supplementation, Support and Form are all key. But the #1 Tip to see INSANITY Workout Results is…. (drum roll please)….
When I say effort I don’t mean to do the workout better than Shaun T. It doesn’t even mean that you keep up with us on the DVD. Heck, if you notice, everyone in the INSANITY Cast is taking breaks as well.
Effort is defined as: Exertion of physical or mental power.
To me, true effort means that at the end of a workout I feel like I truly gave it everything I had. That might mean I took a few breaks. But did I take a break long enough to catch my breath then jump back in, or did I check my phone and take an extended break.
If you have complete muscle fatigue in a certain move, instead of stopping- pick a different Insanity exercise to do that keeps you moving. For example, let’s say you can do any more Push Up Jacks – then get up and do Power Knees or Mummy Kicks until the timer is up.
As I mentioned in the video before, Shaun T always says, “The work doesn’t start until you are tired” That moment you want to quit is the time you have to DIG DEEPER, FOCUS and GO! Even if that is slower, fight thru. You will be shocked what your body is capable once you break through mental boundaries. Usually it is our minds that quit way before our bodies actually break down.
Lots of people give me a hard time because I audibly talk to myself when I am working out. It was something I didn’t realize I did until I started recording some of my workouts. But I found that it was a key to my Insanity Workout Results. All my self talk is a way for me to root myself on.
“You can do this!” “Just keep moving” “I feel my Abs looking awesome”
“My results will inspire those I care about to improve their health”
These are all examples of things you will hear me grunting to myself as I do my INSANITY Workouts.
I hope these tips help you see your own ultimate INSANITY Workout Results. Remember if you need someone to help cheer you on, stop by my Facebook Page. I’m always stoked to help you out!
In this together! Dig Deeper – Coach Jimmy
Jimmy Hays Nelson Beachbody Coach is a self-proclaimed ‘former fat guy’. In his mid 20’s he was an overweight college dropout, who found himself living back at home with his parents. Knowing something had to change, he took action.
Through his transformation journey he lost 100 pounds, started his own business, was featured in the Shaun T workout series INSANITY, and has been seen multiple times on QVC with his buddy Tony Horton promoting P90X.
He founded NELSONGY FITNESS with his wife Kelly to reach out to give hope and support to those that are dissatisfied with their current situation. Whether you are lacking physically, emotionally, financially, or nutritionally we are here to help you see REAL RESULTS!