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  • Forum Post: Proper Food Combining

    This is C1W3D1 for me. Two things I am trying to do this week. #1 - get more sleep. Getting to bed earlier has been a challenge for me, and I am noticing it. The other thing I am doing in light of proper food combining is, if the protein is acidic ( all meat is acidic), then I use a carb that...
  • Forum Post: Salad?

    I am new to BFL and am curious about the lack of salad conversation. Normally, on "programs" salads are a big thing. Do a lot of people eat salads and if yes, what kind ....if not is it because of the protein / carb grams criteria? (what I mean is it because a salad doesn't really offer...
  • Forum Post: All the food!

    I am having a hard time eating all six meals. I'm used to eating 1-2 meals and by meals I mean what ever I could find. Any suggestions as to how I can manage working all the meals into my life?
  • Forum Post: Re: 4 Weeks of BFL Meals for Fat Loss! (Men & Women)

    Just got this question emailed and thought I'd share the answer since I think others might benefit. Q: For convenience purposes, is it ok to use pumpkin puree in place of the mashed sweet potato in the yamcakes recipe, which is used in the meal plan above?? A: I don't think that's a...
  • 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: 4 Weeks of BFL Meals for Fat Loss! (Men & Women)

    Howdy BFL'ers! I wanted to make sure I came here to share something I think can really help a lot of people who are either just embarking on a new challenge, or who still aren't sure if they're planning meals correctly. Since winning BFL over 2 years ago, I've had a lot of amazing...
  • 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: Calories??

    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...
  • Forum Post: Re: Calories??

    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...
  • Forum Post: DAY 3, DIET ADVICE PLEASE!!

    Hey everyone!! I'm on day 3 of this new adventure, and I was hoping someone could take a look at my diet so far... I haven't got my book yet, so all I have to go on is the website. 7am: Protein smoothie (1cup skim milk, vanilla protein powder, 1/2 banana) 10am: 1 slice whole wheat bread...
  • Forum Post: Where are the diets and Exercise lists?

    Hi All I really want to do this programme, but I do not want to be registered as a competitor in the actual challenge, I just want to do it for me. Is this possible? Do you have to offically regsiter to receive the diet/exercise programme, also how do you find out what is best for you based on...
  • Forum Post: Are there other people that's taking a long time to get used to BFL???

    I was looking for some support from those who are/were having a hard time getting started with BFL. I am not much of an exerciser so planning exercises are difficult for me. Also I have no clue about weight lifting, so I have only been the 20 minute cardio portion. The first few weeks I started off slow...
  • Forum Post: 5 meals vs 6 meals

    So I started BFL last week 2/6/12 and lost about 4 lbs. I started off eating 6 meals a day, but I find it difficult to eat 6 meals everyday. What do you guys think about eating 5 meals a day instead of 6? I have more energy than I have when eating three big meals a day, but I still feel a bit bloated...