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Day 1 of 84, I have what it takes; or do I?
I have started similar fitness plans and not followed through. It is usually a planning issue. I don't like working out early in the morning and find the day slips away. I am working on getting into a noon class that I know I can attend on a regular basis for cardio and then go to the club / home...
18 Jun 2010
Cardio Video recommendations
I am a newbie. I haven't begun yet, working out the logistics as to how this will fit into my life as well as waiting for the supplements. I work out at home( outside). But on days like today....101 degress in CT I don't think it wise to go outside. Are there any videos I can buy for my indoor...
6 Jul 2010
Find Nutrition Info Yourself
Hi Guys, I found this website thought it might be useful to some. It has really helped me figure the amount of carbs and protein in whole foods with no labels like strawberries. http://nutritiondata.self.com/
16 Jul 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
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...
5 Sep 2010
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...
27 Sep 2010
Questions - 1st day 4 October
Hi All I just need some advice about the food side of things. I'm pretty comfortable about the workouts but just wanted some help around the food. I've read the book and have been reading alot of the blogs and have got some really good info from it but the thing I'm a little confused...
3 Oct 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
Newbie here - What if a very light weight is a "10" for me?
I just started the body for life program. I am female, 54 years old, 5' tall and I weigh 125 pounds. Up until now I've been doing a medium intensity cardio program 6-7 days a week for 35 minutes and a split weight training program, mostly using machines. Today I did upper body for the first time...
7 Nov 2010
Newbie Question about Upper and Lower Body Workouts
Here's my dilema. I plan to use machines for the main exercise for each body part (with a couple of exceptions) - for example on my upper body workout, I plan to do chest press, lat pulldown and shoulder press (Triceps and biceps will be completely dumbbell exercises). I hope to use dumbbells...
17 Nov 2010
Feeling tired. BUT the last 3 weeks where awesome! What's wrong?
Hello Everybody, I have an issue which anyway ideas are welcome. I'm finishing my fifth week and I seem to hit a slump in energy. I think I had the same problem for a short period during my fourth week too. Nothing has changed in my diet or exercise with the exepection of the last two workouts...
20 Nov 2010
Hi, I am on day 3 and have done the BFL before (about 6 years ago) Got great results...lost 75pounds and kept it off UNTIL I had my son. I gain back 50 of those pounds and am starting again. My question is I know you don't need to count calories but it just a habit. I am worried I am not getting...
17 Jan 2011
ok thanks, Here is my day Breakfast - slimfast and orange = 225 Cal 9gFat 15 Carbs 20 Protien Snack 1- Chicken *** and yogurt= 220 Cal2.5Fat 20 Carbs 28 Protien Lunch- Eas shake (myoplex lite) orange and broccoli= 279Cal 2.5 Fat 29Carbs 25Protien Snack 2- Tuna and a apple= 224Cal 2.5Fat...
17 Jan 2011
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
Breakfast Before Early A.M. Lifting?
Hello All, I am rediscovering BFL after using it to lose considerable weight about 10 years ago. I have just started working out and eating clean but I have a question - I lift weights early in the morning, about 8 am. Should I eat breakfast before I leave the house? I walk to the gym and...
2 Feb 2011
Question about products
Hi guys! I'm brand new to this Challenge and have a question about products. I need and want to loose body fat, weight and I want a fantastic, defined body. I know I have one under all this mess hiding it... Anyways, which products should I be taking? I'm confused and don't understand what...
5 Jan 2011
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
A few questions
I have a few clarification questions if you y'all can help me please??? - Mushrooms are considered a veggie right? What about tomatoes? - Is there a limit to veggie intake in a day/meal? - Sometimes there is someone on the machine that I need -- is there a right or wrong order to muscle...
2 Mar 2011
I am a 45 year old man and I have worked out regularly for about 25 years, so I am pretty fit but still softer in the middle than I want to be. I started the BFL program two weeks ago and lost almost an inch off of my waist the first week, but this week nothing at all. My first instinct is to work out...
18 Mar 2011
Challenge 2 (C2) Starting on Monday 28th March - Advice and Tips??
Dear All I am just about to start C2! Any advice from people on issues and problems with doing another 12 weeks of Body for Life?
27 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
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
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