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Frustrated already! Starting on Monday, need help with cardio, PLEASE!
Let me start by saying that I have been doing cardio workouts, and every other workout known to man for the past 3 months. So, the BFL book suggests that high intensity cardio training is working at 75% of max heart rate. For me that's 132 bpm. For me that's not hard enough. I don't feel...
6 Aug 2010
New member, Introduction and Goals
Hello everyone, I have finally decided that I will complete and succeed at the Body-for-Life program. I also anticipate that I will need the support of these forums, so I decided to introduce myself. I am a 46 year old male that has slowly let myself go over the past 10-15 years. I now weigh in at 245lbs...
26 Jul 2010
Advice please for Flexitarian starting Body-for-Life
HI :) I have been thinking about doing this for about 18months and now is the right time! I am not overweight (5'6" and 130lbs) but would like to lose the body fat and definately put on muscle. I 'began' on Monday - and realised I couldn't use the gym near me without insurance...
8 Jul 2010
Starting October 18th for REAL this Time, care to join?
Hello, I've probably started and stopped the BFL workout for the past four years mainly due to a hectic travel schedule for work. Well, those days are long gone and I'm tired of looking at the end result many added pounds later. I'm ready to fully commit to this journey and not get caught...
15 Oct 2010
Okay...I'm having quite a difficult start my first week on BFL. I have been keeping up with my 6 meals per day but I feel really hungry and headachy going into my next meal. What's wrong I have been eating what's on the food list but I am still confused on what I can eat. Is it ONLY the foods...
8 Jun 2010
Sep 27 Crew: Our Transformation
Okay, I'm beginning the challege Sep 27, finishing Dec 17th!! I'm a new mom. My little guy was born May 20, 2010. I tried to start the challenge on July 5th. It ended up being a bit too soon for me. I have been doing a ladies bootcamp program since then. Good results, but now I'm ready...
24 Sep 2010
Day One! Anyone Else a Femal Endomorph?
I've decided to give this a shot, as I am already working in a gym 5+ times a week, and needed to do something to get results. I started with dcardio this am on eliptical, and am so psyched that i accomplished 20 min of intensity interval training! That's the longest I've ever done on eliptical...
5 Oct 2010
Begin with an end in mind - BFL challenge start date 10/26/2010. - Who's with me?
Today is the first day of the rest of your life. Decide today what you want to be and take actions to change your present reality by creating a new one. If you keep doing what you are doing, you will keep getting what you are getting. I am tired of the same result I see in the mirror! Time to change...
25 Oct 2010
Starting Tomorrow, 11/23. Let's do this!
Hey Everyone, I'm new to the forums and would like to introduce myself. My name is Christopher, and I just turned 20. I've let myself get off track of what I've wanted for all these years, and am focusing on getting it after all. I've read and re-read Bill's book countless times...
22 Nov 2010
My first challenge...starting Dec 1st....I need your motivation!!!
Hello fellow BFL friends. I am new to this after hearing about it from a good friend of mine, but I have done lots of research on this website. I have tried to get friends to do it with me but it looks like i'm on my own. My husband is a body builder so we go to the gym very frequently but I am not...
19 Nov 2010
Oct 4th...the beginning of the rest of my life...you coming?
Just got off the worst diet of my life...HCG! Horrid!!! I cannot wait to make healthy life changes and do something that is not a diet. I am going to need all the help and support that I can get. If you are starting Oct 4th, I look forward to starting the journey with you! If you have done this a...
29 Sep 2010
BFL Beginner looking for Friends for mutual encouragment! LIve in Sydney Australia and would love to hear from anyone who has just started.
Hi All, I am on my second day of week two and already can't believe how my mindset has changed and the feeling of a real inner strength. I am also flabbergasted that I haven't wanted one drop of alcohol! As I drank at least every couple of days in my "before BFL". I would consider...
9 Jan 2011
Starting 11/1- Anyone else??
Trying to get motivated and excited about this, but mostly feeling intimidated and worried that I'll find excuses to quit. Becca
31 Oct 2010
Preparing for the Q4 Body for Life Challenge! Care to join the journey?!?!?
Preparing to kickoff the Q4 2010 challenge! Challenge Q4 will begin Sunday 03 October, ending Christmas day, Saturday 25 December (final weigh in before Santa hits!). I’m looking for team members to motivate, personal motivation, support, & accountability. Care to join the journey...
13 Sep 2010
If at first you don't succede..
...bang your head against a brick wall! :P LOL Well, that's what it feels like sometimes. :) The first time I started B4L was way back in 1999. I lasted about 2 months and lost about 45 pounds. I wasn't hungry, wasn't tired, all was going well... then I quit. I made the excuse that I couldn't...
31 Jan 2011
40+Fit in 2011 starting NOW!
Sure, it's a little early for a New Years resolution, but why not make one now? Wouldn't it be AMAZING to ring in the new year ahead of the game? That's exactly what I intend to do, and I invite you to join me in starting your BFL challenge today. 12 weeks is going to pass us by whether...
14 Oct 2010
Encouragement From Afar
Hi Everyone, I am due to start my challenge next month and have been reading up about everything needed,Ive ordered my supplements joined the gym and other than getting a few clothes suitable for the gym, and a new pair of trainers I cant think of anything else I need.....Except me to turn up!!!!...
1 Mar 2011
Please Help!!!Weight training
I did my first LBWO on Monday, and I really think I may have started lifting too much weight. I have been extremely sore, to the point where I can't sit down and my muscles spase every now and then, and Im still walking with a limp; but it feels good in a weird way LOL As a newbie to exercise, how...
3 Mar 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
Kicking Off 2011 WIth A Bang!!! Anyone Coming Along?!?!?
Oaky, by January 3rd it'll be time for C3 on my end & I need a team to motivate and be motivated by! Let's make 2011 the year we regain control! Kicking off a challenge Monday January 3rd, wrapping it up Sunday March 27th. Any takers?!?!?
19 Dec 2010
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
Started 10th May 2011 Anyone want to join me?
Hey all, I start the challenge officially on 10th of May, but only just joined up with the site. I've had the books for a long time and have attempted the challenge before. I didn't finish it last time, although I had made a lot of progress and lost 2 dress sizes and gained more positivity and...
13 May 2011
Starting TODAY! June 8, 2011
Hello everyone...I'm 47 years old and have always loved health and fitness. Living in a small community surrounded by nobody with the passion in this area has been a struggle. I am not much on posting and blogging, however I am desperate for motivation and encouragement. In saying this I would welcome...
8 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
Q2 Crew, Starting Sunday April 3rd!!! Ready To Rock?!?!?
Okay, come April 3rd it'll be time for my 4 th challenge & I need a beast of a team to motivate & be motivated by! I’m just wrapping up my 3 rd challenge with an awesome team from “Kicking off 2011 With A Bang” gang & several of them are committed to rocking on!!! ...
25 Mar 2011
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