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  • Forum Post: Re: NEWBIES! Introduce Yourself Here so we don't miss you!

    I'm a little late to the game introducing myself on day 73, but, uh, better late than never? I've been rocking out pretty hard in the lean and tone section and plan to do fat burn when I come back from Argentina in May.
  • Forum Post: NEWBIES! Introduce Yourself Here so we don't miss you!

    Hi everyone, my name is Cory and I am a 43 year old, recently remarried mother of 3 – I brought 2 daughters and he brought a son to the marriage. I am currently on day 11 of my first “real” Challenge, what I mean by that is I tried this two years ago but didn’t have as much information...
  • Forum Post: NEWBIES! Introduce Yourself Here so we don't miss you!

    · Thanks Michelle i appreciate the help and advise, i clicked on your picture after i posted and "WOW" you look amazing. One more question - is there any "more" advantage to drinking the Carb Control versus just drinking the "Lite"? If not i may go back to drinking...
  • Forum Post: Day 1 - April 26th 2010

    Here we go! Let's go, Let's go L-E-T-S-G-O, Let's go!!!! Haha! Don't mind me just being silly. My name is Jacque middle name Dee, Jacque Dee-- that's me! I'm 26 years old, 5 foot 8 inches, previously a very active person, currently a very lazyish person. Sad thing, I know...
  • Forum Post: Say It: "I Choose Life"

    My husband came up with this idea. Everytime I feel like reaching for food that isn't healthy or don't feel like working out, I have two choices: early death or LIFE! His idea: Simply say outloud (or in your head if others are around): "I CHOOSE LIFE!!" When you look at it that way...
  • Forum Post: Just beginning!

    I am starting Day 1 of Week 1 tomorrow. I am so excited and motivated to begin and I pray I can stay that way throughout the challenge. I love seeing that there is a community on here that seems to really support each other and I hope to meet new people and make friends with others who are going through...
  • Forum Post: questions, questions and more questions

    Hi, my name is Sheila and I am starting Body for Life after the Memorial Day Weekend. I have allot of questions so I'm hoping you can help. 1. Do I have to have the myoplex shakes and/or bars? can they be substituted for another nutrition shake as the myoplex is a bit pricy. 2. I'm not...
  • Forum Post: Started July 19th 2010 and need advice

    I'm officially on week 2 and need advice to stay on track and make the best of this challenge. - Where do I upload my pics in order to show my progress. - What are the best supplements to take, I'm currently using the myoplex lite powder only after workouts. - Is it OK to drink alcohol...
  • 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: HELP! I'M STARTING FRIDAY

    Hello, everyone. All this is new to me and I am getting ready to start Friday 9/3 and need to know a few things. I believe I registered but do I need to do anything else to get registered for the 9/3 cut off date? Do I need to send something in? Also can someone guide me on the starter packs...
  • 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: Exhausted!!

    Hello All - I'm in the middle of week 1 and I am so tired! I have found that I am so tired in the mornings I cannot physically get out of bed to work out before work. Then after work (I am in the office 8-5) I go home to make dinner and still feel like I have no energy! I've been going to...
  • Forum Post: nutrition shakes with water OR non-fat milk?

    i have officially started the BFL challenge today! i purchased nutrition powder from a local sports store but im not sure whether i should mix it with water or non fat milk? it says you can mix it with either but my main concern is, if i mix it with water as opposed to milk im not sure whether it counts...
  • Forum Post: Recipe matcher for newbie Please Help!

    I am just starting BFL today, and I am already the Recipe Matcher website (http://www.recipematcher.com/index.php/home/) program that looks at the food you have in your kitchen and helps you search for recipes that use what you have. It would REALLY help me if folks could post some of their favorite...
  • 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: 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: Just Started...

    ... the Challenge! I've done the Body For Life just for (fun?) myself before, but that was many years ago. Currently the fattest I have ever been (+30 lbs!), and not happy with myself, even though my loving boyfriend says he finds me as sexy and attractive as ever! I've put on 30 lbs over the...
  • Forum Post: DebbieMO's "Step it Up for Spring" Group

    Hi everyone - I edited the title of this thread to reflect our new challenge starting January 3 and running through March 27. Head to the last page to see new posts. __________ I am a participant in DebbieMO's church/school group. The official start date is early October, but I thought I...
  • Forum Post: Day 1 of the Rest of my Life - 1/24/2011

    Hello everyone, Wow, wasn't sure where to start, who to reply to so I figured I'd just start a post if my own. Well, Here I am... I am at my wits end... tired of "dieting". This is it. I turn the big 5-0 in mid May!!! Time to take my life by the reigns, whip it into shape so that...