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

    Hey there! My name is Christine, I am 31, mother of 2 and a full time college student. I am currently on day 11 of the BFL meal plan but I have been regularly working out since January of this year. I put in 6 days a week at the gym - 20 to 60 minutes of cardio daily and alternating between upper...
  • Forum Post: RE: Newbie in Arizona

    Hi Everyone, my name is Bree and I just started on April 7th then I was not feeling well for a couple of days as I got an infection in my chest. I've done fairly well on the eating but getting into weight training is hard for me. I've tried it on and off over the years but have never really gotten...
  • Forum Post: One couple, Two goals

    Hi yall!! My boyfriend and I are starting BFL basically today, and we were discussing our different goals and how we will achieve them. Like so many women, I am working toward a toned, lean bod, and he's looking to bulk up and gain a little extra muscle. We were discussing how we would use the...
  • 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: Re: NEWBIES! Introduce Yourself Here so we don't miss you!

    Howdy everyone. I'm not new to BFL, but I am new to this forum. I went through 12 weeks of BFL in the past and successfully became pretty decently fit and fairly lean. Since then, however, I've started a new more sedentary job that requires me to sit at a desk all day long. Due to that, I've...
  • 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: Is it normal to get sick?

    Hi everyone, I'm a newcomer to the forums - I've just started the challenge; I did read the book several years ago and while I did not follow the challenge to the letter, I incorporated it into my then-existing workout and diet plans (I was quite the fitness guru back then) and had great success...
  • Forum Post: Started Today: Questions about Eating-for-Life Recipes??

    I just started my very first challenge today - yay! - and while I'm pretty comfortable with the workouts, I know that nutrition is what will let me really see the results I want. I'm trying to balance making tasty meals for my fella at home, but also staying on target during my six non-free days...
  • Forum Post: A Question on weight loss

    Hey Everyone. I have just stated my second week on the challenge and am still trying to figure out if I feel Great or if I've never hurt this much in my life before! Even typing this hurts!!! But, enough of the griping. My question has to do with weight loss. In the BFL book, and other places I've...
  • 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: 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: 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: Your first weight training session

    Hello! I'm getting ready to begin on Monday, October 4th and I am just a little nervous about my first weight training day. How was your first session? Did it take a few times to figure out which weights to use? Was it alot of trial and error? I just want to get off to a good start and not waste...
  • Forum Post: Starting this coming week!!! Does anyone wants to join me and go through this with me and get into our best bodies together.

    So today is sunday night September 26th and I had one of those life changing moments. At least, a body changing for sure.... I vouch to myself and to the community at BFL that I will start and finish the 12 weeks. Anyone wants to join me so that we can exchange ideas and cheer each other up, and kick...
  • Forum Post: starting BFL challenge 20/09/2010! anyone to join me?

    starting the challenge today! who's with me? LETS DO THIS!
  • Forum Post: 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...
  • 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: 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: Re: Starting 11/8

    I started today as well. I've wanted to do this for along time and today is it! Did well on my eating so far today. I just have to keep myself prepared. I think that will be the key. I allready exercise quite a bit since I teach an aerobics class 4 - 5 nights a week but would like to add heavier...
  • Forum Post: 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...
  • 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...