P90X Lean is for those who want more cardio and a slightly less intense program with regard to strength training. Make no mistake, this is the real deal and no picnic!
The P90X workouts are approximately 1hr (1 DVD) each day, 6 days a week, with the 7th day being a day or rest or optionally X Stretch. Please see the breakdown below. Feel free to preview the video descriptions of each workout on the P90X product page here:
P90X Extreme Home Fitness System
P90X LEAN PHASE 1:
Your aim should be to finish each workout and perfect each movement, as opposed to focusing on weight or resistance.
P90X LEAN PHASE 2:
Your body should have adapted quite well by this phase, and it will be time to start upping the weight you use for each exercise. Shoot for 12-20 reps and be at or near failure at the end of each set.
P90X LEAN PHASE 3:
“No pain, no gain” is what this phase is all about. At this stage you should be ready to give it all you got! This is the time to push it to exhaustion on each exercise. Drop the reps a little and try to fail at 10-12 reps with more weight. It’s time to put the X in “extreme”