P90X is a popular home workout program that was designed by Tony Horton. P90X is a system of 12 workouts, designed to transform the body from "regular to ripped in just 90 days.".[1] The program utilizes a variety of training methods, from bodybuilding to yoga, with a strong focus on muscle confusion. The program also includes a comprehensive 3-phase nutrition plan, specially designed supplement options, a detailed fitness guide, a calendar to track progress, online peer support, and more. It is currently distributed by

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The Workouts

01 Chest & Back

Targeted strength and definition workout emphasizes two classic upper-body exercises.

02 Plyometrics

Explosive jumping cardio routine proven to dramatically improve athletic performance.

03 Shoulders & Arms

Potent combination of pressing, curling, and fly movements, that will leave you stronger.

04 Yoga X

Combines strength, balance, flexibility, and breath work to enhance your physique and calm your mind.

05 Legs & Back

Get ready to squat, lunge, and pull for a total-body workout like no other.

06 Kenpo X

Intense cardiovascular workout with punching and kicking for endurance, balance, and coordination.

07 X Stretch

Achieve a higher level of athleticism over a longer period of time, plus prevent injuries and avoid plateaus.

08 Core Synergistics

Build and support multiple muscle groups to build and support the core while conditioning your body.

09 Chest, Shoulders & Triceps

Targeted strength and definition workout emphasizes two classic upper-body exercises.

10 Back & Biceps

Flex those powerful biceps and focus on toning and tightening these showcase arm muscles.

11 Cardio X

Low-impact cardio routine that is a fun fat-burning workout that will leave you feeling lean and mean.

12 Ab Ripper X

Sculpt the 6-pack abs of your dreams and benefit your health and physical performance.


  1. BeachBody (n.d.). P90X Website Intro. Retrieved on 2008-05-16.

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