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How to get your Insanity T-shirt

By Insanity Cast Member Coach Jimmy Hays Nelson As a featured cast member in the Shaun T Insanity Workout DVDs, I am often asked questions via my Twitter and Facebook accounts about the program all the time.  What is it like to work with Shaun T?  How did you get cast in the DVDs?  What are you always smiling during those crazy squats?   But one question comes up more than any other question: How do I get an Insanity T-shirt? It isn’t about mastering the nutrition plan.  It’s not about form.  Not even about everyone’s love/hate relationship with Power Jumps!   It’s always about that stinkin’ t-shirt!  In my quest to listen and give you what you ask for,  here it is!  Exactly how to get your Insanity t-shirt! 1.  You have to actually DO the INSANITY workout in its entirety! Yep!  If you are going to wear and Insanity t-shirt…

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Alcohol and Working Out – Real Talk with Insanity Workout Cast Member Coach Jimmy

by Jimmy Hays Nelson Insanity Workout and Alcohol – Real Talk Let’s have a little real talk about Alcohol and Working Out.  First things first, will you get better results with your workout routine if you avoid alcohol all together?  The answer is a gigantic YES!  So before we dive into any other ‘what if’s’ I just want to make sure you know that for ultimate results, avoid alcohol all together. OK…. now that that’s out of the way can we have a little ‘real world’ chat? I felt compelled to make the video above because I know we are about to hit that stretch from Thanksgiving to New Years where holiday parties, family gatherings, bowl games, NFL Playoffs …. well let’s just call it what it is – a drink heavy time of year! So let’s say you are doing something like INSANITY or P90X, are you supposed to…

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Insanity Asylum Volume 2 Review

by Insanity Workout Cast Member Coach Jimmy Hays Nelson Official Insanity Asylum Volume 2 Review   Insanity Asylum Volume 2 is the newest Chapter in the Shaun T Insanity Workout series.  As a featured cast member in the original Insanity Workout DVDs, I was anxious to jump into these workouts to see how I held up.This is not, I repeat, is not a program for beginners.  But if you have done Insanity, have a rather athletic background, or are in shape looking for the next level of fitness then you will want to check out Insanity Asylum Volume 2!As you can see from my video above this program features a lot of speed and agility drills as well as compound strength movements.  Many of Shaun T’s workouts are influenced from his background as an elite track and field athlete.When you decided to commit to Insanity Asylum Volume 2 you receive:…

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The #1 Tip to See INSANITY Workout Results

by Coach Jimmy Hays Nelson Insanity Workout Tip: Work Doesn’t Start Till You Are Tired 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)…. EFFORT 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…

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100-Pound Weight Loss, A Day in the Life of My Weight Loss Journey

What I Do: Food, Supplements, Exercises, & Habits!   By Coach Jimmy Hays Nelson Often I get recognized as the guy in INSANITY DVDs that Shaun T says has ‘the good squats’. But not everyone knows that I grew up as a heavy kid. Back then childhood obesity didn’t run rampant like it does today. So being overweight growing up usually meant I was THE fat kid in class.  I will be forever grateful to those that supported and encouraged me along they way, even when I wasn’t ready to take any action steps to actually change. It literally came out of a very emotional break up in college with my first serious girlfriend. I was at my heaviest, with no real direction or confidence, looking at myself in the mirror asking “Who is going to Love this!?” The Beginning of my 100 Pound Weight Loss Journey Have you ever had that moment, where you…

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What Jimmy's Trainees & Crew Members are saying

Tulin E.

"I was a skeptic. Thanks to Coach Jimmy's leadership 1.5 years later, I earn twice the income of my previous full time job, we lost 150 lbs as a couple, and helping hundreds of plus size women. Fitness has become our family's life bringing us closer together!"

Andy Tuttle

Branch Mgr, Oak Mortgage Group

"Coach Jimmy's constant support and encouragement has helped me be a better "me". Down 17lbs. More engaged in my marriage. More focused in my business. Couldn't have done it without you. Thanks Coach!"

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