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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
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
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...
16 Dec 2010
is this "body for life" all utter B.S?
first of all * is the body for life eating schedule UNrealistic to a person who may work full time 5 days a week? sure the book says PLAN it, but how do you play around a WHOLE working day?? * why is there so much 'mypolex' (can't get it here i'm not american) nutriion shakes written...
20 Dec 2010
Starting December 2nd...
Care to join?
2 Dec 2010
Getting started with free weights
Getting myself ready for 3 Jan start so I have been going though all these planning charts for the workouts. Feels like a lot of paperwork.... In the ones in the Champions Body for Life book it suggests you plan which size weights you are going to use before you go into the gym. But I am not really...
30 Dec 2010
Started January 3rd, looking for a 12wk+ partner
I'm looking for someone to help keep me motivated! I'm 30 years old, married with 3 kids and currently serving in Iraq. I've started this program once before, but didn't end up finishing due to a pregnancy. Now, I'm out here with no distractions (day-to-day stuff) and I'm really...
4 Jan 2011
I was wondering since my "problem" area is my middle section should I be doing more abs then the book says? I guess I just dont feel like doing abs with only the LBWO on some weeks only once is enough. Please help any ideas would be helpful. Thanks
12 Jan 2011
... 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...
8 Jan 2011
Startig Oct 18th, 2010 Care to Join Me
Hello....My name is Brian. This will be my first attempt at BFL. I'm looking for anyone else who is starting or has started about this time. It's past time to get a move on things. This is about more than 12 weeks to me. I've been healthy before and I know I'll be healthy again, what...
15 Oct 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
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...
22 Jan 2011
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
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
Is this the right program for me?
I have been doing the program for a few weeks now and I feel it is going well. However, despite the fact that I am lucky enough or fit enough to do the cardio and strength training, I have 70-80 pounds to lose. Is this more of a program for someone who just needs to lose a smaller amount of weight, someone...
28 Feb 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
6 a day
Hello all, Today is day 2 of week 2 and I thought I would have the 6 a day down by now. I understand I should feel hungry within 2 to 3 hours of my last meal. I'm not feeling the hunger I had anticipated so I have reduced the size of my meals. I worry I may not be getting enough protein to support...
1 Mar 2011
Just started and still hungry
Hey forum, I just started my first challenge this week after I promised my wife I'd lose 15 lbs. I'm starting at 6'0, 210 lbs, 25% body fat and I want to get to get to about 10-15% body fat by the end of the program. I noticed that I am pretty consistently hungry even after I finish eating...
16 Feb 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 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
First day on the Body For Life Challenge.. Looking for a support system!
I am a 35 year old woman who has struggled with my weight for as long as I can remember..I often eat alot of carbs and sweets which I will have to cut out (Im sure Im going to have withdrawals :) I am so ready to do this and live a life of good health instead of the weight induced problems now...If anyone...
17 Jan 2011
What to do going forward?
Hi all.. So far so good after 8 weeks. I'm wondering if their is a maintenance program after 12 weeks or if I can just continue doing the same 6 day workout and adherence to the meal plans? Thanks... Ken
12 Mar 2011
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