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Question about downloadable package?
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When I signed up tonight it mentioned that I would have access to downloading a starter package? Am I crazy? I can't find access to it anywhere. Can anybody point me in the right direction? It would be greatly appreciated!
6 Aug 2010
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...
6 Aug 2010
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...
10 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
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...
1 Oct 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
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...
22 Nov 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
Working around things - Back Problems
I am gearing myself up for my first 12 week challenge. One of the problems I have to deal with is back problems. I damaged my back a few years ago so have to be really careful. My last try at getting fit came to grief in the gym with free weights while doing squats and I was off work for 3 months. Can't...
29 Dec 2010
Hi there Nearing the end of week 1. All going well managing to keep to the meals and the workout and have cut out coffee and cokes completely but I am having a lot of problems sleeping. Usually I get "the sleep of the just" but with all the water I find I am getting up a few times in...
7 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
If at first you don't succede..
...bang your head against a brick wall! :P LOL Well, that's what it feels like sometimes. :) The first time I started B4L was way back in 1999. I lasted about 2 months and lost about 45 pounds. I wasn't hungry, wasn't tired, all was going well... then I quit. I made the excuse that I couldn't...
31 Jan 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
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
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
Starting a New Challenge: 25/04/2011
Hii Everyone! I'm starting my first week today! Actually, I was already in my week 3...But I got sick by the end of week 1, so I didn't worked out as I should. I kept going with the nutrition plan, and I've lost weight...But now I feel that I need to start all over again, with more...
25 Apr 2011
Re: Starting May 30th - Lets do this together - " Gettin Better All The Time" - Join this group!
Hi there Shelly and all, I'm Marco, I'm 30 yo from kickass but more often than not, cold Chicago! Have owned the BFL books for a good 6 years, have known of Muscle Media/Bill Phillips since 1999 and have had a gym membership since then. Never have started BFL, and rarely frequented the gym...
31 May 2011
1st week down!! Woo-hoo!!!
Okay, so first week, down! I am so proud of my family (hubby and kids, 12 and 14) for committing to this with me. I haven't done measurements on the kids yet (and don't think I'll post them even when I do), but after 1 week, my husband has lost 3 inches off his chest, 1/2 inch off his...
23 May 2011
Starting Monday June 27, 2011
Hello everyone! I'm beginning the BFL plan tomorrow! I did my before pics today and was shocked! I have got back to it several times and just stare at it...it's like I'm seeing someone else in those pictures. I'm excited and nervous at the same time because I have never incorporated exercise...
26 Jun 2011
How long for results?
Hi everyone! I just started yesterday and I know it's a bit early to be worried about results, but I was just curious as to how long it might take. I'm only 20 and I'm not overweight, just a bit out of shape. I need to be toned more than anything. If anyone could give me an idea I would really...
14 Jul 2011
Just Starting...are you?
Anyone just starting Body for Life in the new year (2012)? I'd love to bounce ideas off each other! :)
7 Jan 2012
To weigh or not to weigh?
I started BFL for the first time 1/10/2012. I have been doing quite well with everything so far. As I am getting closer to the 1-week mark, I am begining to wonder how often I should weigh myself. I know that it is best to weigh in only once a week, but I am afraid that if I do not see any results that...
11 Jan 2012
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