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  • Forum Post: Re: Dream Team!

    Hey all, I've been kind of quiet but I am still here pressing on! The business of dealing with being laid off is very stressful but I am determined to get through this. I am still struggling with eating enough. Getting breakfast in a timely fashion has become increasingly difficult. I am trying...
  • Forum Post: Looking for peers who started July 1

    I started July 1 (yes, middle of the week) and am wondering if anyone else started within a few days of that who could compare progress with me. My starting weight was 155 and I am 5'10" male. My goal is to gain 15 lbs and I am currently eating about 2000 calories per day, having added a...
  • Forum Post: Ladies! Encourage me please!

    I am new. I am on day 10 today. I feel great and I am very enthusiastic. What helps me the most are your testimonies of success. I started the plan fit/fat. I am a soldier and have always had a fitness based life style, but I have always been chubby. I have read alot about the 8 week miracle. Please...
  • Forum Post: 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...
  • Forum Post: 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...
  • Forum Post: 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...
  • Forum Post: Frozen Shoulder?

    Does anyone have any remedies for frozen shoulder? I've tried ice, heat, ultrasound, physio, stretches and as my last resort I'm going for a cortisone shot tomorrow. It hasn't stopped me from working out but has restricted my shoulder exercises to pushups and holding the plank position only...
  • Forum Post: 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...
  • Forum Post: Re: Preparing for the Q4 Body for Life Challenge! Care to join the journey?!?!?

    Start of week 3 Training: haven't missed any of the workouts which is good. I think I know which cardio machines work BETTER for me (so, I've learned something!). Nutrition: This is where I need to do better. Although I get a lot of my meals in and do pretty well in terms of portions and...
  • Forum Post: HELLLPPP!!!!

    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...
  • Forum Post: 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...
  • Forum Post: 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...
  • Forum Post: 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...
  • Forum Post: 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...
  • Forum Post: 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...
  • Forum Post: 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...
  • Forum Post: Lots of Newbie questions! Please help!

    Hello all, I've recently started BFL after reading the book. I've been religious in following everything but I'm facing a few problems and would love it if you could please point me in the right direction: How do I manage my really weak shoulders? When I do chest exercises, even...
  • Forum Post: 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...
  • Forum Post: 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
  • Forum Post: 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...
  • Forum Post: Re: Kicking Off 2011 WIth A Bang!!! Anyone Coming Along?!?!?

    Hey crew, I finally got around to taking pictures today to see if there was any differences to be seen yet. I said before I'd only lost about 2lbs and a few inches and was a little disheartened. Well the pics seem to match the rest with very little noticeable change so I dug around on the BFL...
  • Forum Post: 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...
  • Forum Post: 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...
  • Forum Post: Starting2/21/11 - anyone starting first time or again?? Help me help you!! :)

    Hello all fellow BFLer's - I am going to start up a new BFL 12 week program tomorrow 2/21 - Here's my story in short... or long :) It will be actually my 2nd 'latest' start for a challenge. I started on on November 29th of 2010 and I felt great! It was quite brave to start before the...
  • Forum Post: 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!!!!...