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Re: Starting2/21/11 - anyone starting first time or again?? Help me help you!! :)
how did everyone do this week. lets not let this strand die.... have been busy at work, I hve been eating very clean... workouts could be better!! I hope to hear from you all soon. Blessings.
26 Feb 2011
Just started and still hungry
Hey forum, I just started my first challenge this week after I promised my wife I'd lose 15 lbs. I'm starting at 6'0, 210 lbs, 25% body fat and I want to get to get to about 10-15% body fat by the end of the program. I noticed that I am pretty consistently hungry even after I finish eating...
16 Feb 2011
I am grateful...
I am in my second week and felt inspired to write this J I am grateful... That I have legs to run on a treadmill and get tired – for there are people who have not I am grateful... For the privilege of learning to live a healthy life – even if it means that I will be stretched...
23 Mar 2011
First day on the Body For Life Challenge.. Looking for a support system!
I am a 35 year old woman who has struggled with my weight for as long as I can remember..I often eat alot of carbs and sweets which I will have to cut out (Im sure Im going to have withdrawals :) I am so ready to do this and live a life of good health instead of the weight induced problems now...If anyone...
17 Jan 2011
Not exactly "starting from scratch"
Hi everyone, I'm looking for some advice from the "veterans." I have been obsessively reading these forums (ha) and some of the people have some amazing results. However, I notice that many were starting from being sedentary, no exercise, or starting after a period of "letting themselves...
22 Feb 2011
Starting a New Challenge: 25/04/2011
Hii Everyone! I'm starting my first week today! Actually, I was already in my week 3...But I got sick by the end of week 1, so I didn't worked out as I should. I kept going with the nutrition plan, and I've lost weight...But now I feel that I need to start all over again, with more...
25 Apr 2011
Day 1 Jitters!
Hello, all, it is day one for me, and like any new adventure, I have a mix of excitement and butterflies, all at the same time. I've tried other plans and ditched them all for one reason or another (primary reason being that I'm lazy:(). Recently diagnosed with Freiberg's, so lots of pain...
16 May 2011
Re: Starting May 30th - Lets do this together - " Gettin Better All The Time" - Join this group!
Hi there Shelly and all, I'm Marco, I'm 30 yo from kickass but more often than not, cold Chicago! Have owned the BFL books for a good 6 years, have known of Muscle Media/Bill Phillips since 1999 and have had a gym membership since then. Never have started BFL, and rarely frequented the gym...
31 May 2011
1st week down!! Woo-hoo!!!
Okay, so first week, down! I am so proud of my family (hubby and kids, 12 and 14) for committing to this with me. I haven't done measurements on the kids yet (and don't think I'll post them even when I do), but after 1 week, my husband has lost 3 inches off his chest, 1/2 inch off his...
23 May 2011
Weight Lighting New-bees Who Need Advice
Good Morning Everyone, I started my challenge on Monday June 13th and so far, my nutrition and exercise have been on track - until yesterday (Day # 02). On Tuesday I did my upper body workout. Whew! I had my book in the gym with my workout planned. I have never lifted weights before. I was only able...
15 Jun 2011
Starting Monday June 27, 2011
Hello everyone! I'm beginning the BFL plan tomorrow! I did my before pics today and was shocked! I have got back to it several times and just stare at it...it's like I'm seeing someone else in those pictures. I'm excited and nervous at the same time because I have never incorporated exercise...
26 Jun 2011
Myoplex Everyday of the Challenge?
Greetings future Body For Life Champions. I have started the BFl challenge on June 29, 2011. I have taken the challenge 3 or 4 times before but this time it is official. I've registered and taken pictures (oh my goodness, is that me?!?). The real challenge for me is that i became disabled with a...
30 Jun 2011
How long for results?
Hi everyone! I just started yesterday and I know it's a bit early to be worried about results, but I was just curious as to how long it might take. I'm only 20 and I'm not overweight, just a bit out of shape. I need to be toned more than anything. If anyone could give me an idea I would really...
14 Jul 2011
Started 3 weeks ago, but wasnt following the diet exactly. Ready to start the right way, 9/19/11. Starting weight yesterday was 253.5, 23 yrs old, size 18, 5'6''. Any suggestions for losing weight and TONING muscle. I have a pretty solid structure for years of being a student athelete...
20 Sep 2011
Questions about the Diet
Hi Everyone. I just started the BFL challenge on Monday and I have a few questions about the food. 1. Can I snack on veggies whenever throughout the day? The first couple of days it has been hard to not think about snacking or eating something every few minutes. Are veggies ok to have just whenever...
8 Nov 2011
Just Starting...are you?
Anyone just starting Body for Life in the new year (2012)? I'd love to bounce ideas off each other! :)
7 Jan 2012
I was just trying to be sure that I take the right pictures. Does anyone know if I just need a front and back picture?
22 Jan 2012
Re: ANY 40 SOMETHING FEMALES?
I am a 44-year-young grandma of 1.8. Yes, I have a grandson who is almost two, and his brother is due to arrive in the next 6 weeks. :-) Can't wait to meet the second one! I just LOVE the first one and feel like some of his attention is going to be stollen from him so I am determined to show him...
25 Jan 2012
To weigh or not to weigh?
I started BFL for the first time 1/10/2012. I have been doing quite well with everything so far. As I am getting closer to the 1-week mark, I am begining to wonder how often I should weigh myself. I know that it is best to weigh in only once a week, but I am afraid that if I do not see any results that...
11 Jan 2012
Just starting...Help/Encouragement Needed!!!
Hi All! I'm new to this whole BFL thing and was curious to what everybody's biggest struggles were and how you got through them. Also, what was your turning point in your life that made you decide to stick this out? I worked out this morning before work and I felt GREAT afterwards...so hopefully...
23 Apr 2012
In the middle of week 2... I LOVE BFL!!!
Hello! I just wanted to say that this is the first time I have heard of Body For Life, and after I listened to the audio book, it totally inspired me. After I started on April 14th, I started noticing immediately how much better I was feeling. My overall wellbeing seemed to change overnight. I love...
24 Apr 2012
South Suburbs of Chicago?
Hi All, I am looking to get started Monday when I am back in town. Is anyone from the south suburbs of Chicago starting or looking for a partner? Rob
25 Sep 2012
starting my first challenge on 13/10
Hi I am starting my first challenge on the 13th Oct. Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated - I was suppose to start it on the 6th but have put it off for a week to make sure I am in the right mind set. I am struggling to write goals for my first challenge. Is anyone able to help...
9 Oct 2012
Question about work out schedule
Hello, I plan to start my challenge Monday 8/26/2013. I already work out 5-6 days a week, mostly cardio. I take Jazzercise class Mon and Wed evening and Sat & Sunday mornings. Its a 45 min cardio class with 15 min strength training. I know I could change the schedule around and do weights Tues...
21 Aug 2013
Started Again With New Motivations
On Monday, I began my 12-week Body for Life Challenge. This is not my first trip down the BFL road. About five times over the last 10 years or so, I have completed the challenge. I achieved great results in each previous effort. My motivations, however, were different than they are today. In the...
4 Dec 2013
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