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Begin with an end in mind
Hello Everyone. My name is Chuck and I am about to start the challenge. I have spent the entire weekend getting everything put together for my nutrition plan and exercise. I've been aware of BFL for a number of years, but never would make the commitment to it. Like so many other people, my mind would...
4 Apr 2010
Just statring the Challenge with a ?
Hi my name is Klint and I'm just starting the Challenge, I want to drop a few lbs (which I'm sure will happen) but I really want to target size and strength. I'm familiar with the program just looking for some tips on tweaking the diet and exercises to hit that goal. I'm over in Iraq...
3 Apr 2010
Worried about starting-and not finishing? Try this: ISOLATE IT!
Starting and not finishing a Body for LIFE Challenge, unfortunately is a common theme for many. Here is a mantra that has made ALL the difference in the world for my husband and I. Before BFL, when I would try to eat right and work out faithfully, if I ate something I shouldn't have or missed...
2 Apr 2010
Can't afford myoplex
Hi my name is Jenny. I'm 22 years old, 4'11 and 140 lbs. My goal weight is 120 in 12 weeks, just in time for my wedding in July. I have been working out and dieting for the past two months now and have lost 8 lbs. I just recently bought the body for life book because I wasn't seeing results...
26 Mar 2010
Ready Set GO!
I am beginning my journey today. I am pretty sure all of this sounds at least a little cliche when I share my pending journey with my family and friends, but after being diagnosed with diabetes within the last year and spending the last 20 years of my life drastically overweight, Its time to change my...
12 Apr 2010
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...
22 Apr 2010
Hello Everyone, Drop note to say hello from you all as I just join the community today. I am starting my challenge on Monday and I really need the support to keep me going. I found this community would be really helpful. I am okay going to the gym and doing exercise but I found hard about the...
30 Apr 2010
New here, need direction !
Hi, I just stumbled upon this site and this is great. I guess the first step is to get the book - Body for Life? Does the book shows how to do exercises for beginners? I want to enter the challenge not for winning sake but for my own sake. Does one need to take commercially prepared protein shakes...
11 Jun 2010
20 mins aerobics workout ???
I want to use treadmill for Aerobics workout. So, the BFL book says that start at Intensity level 5 and go to level 9. Does that translate to Treadmill speed? I cannot go past 4.0 on treadmill ! Please can you clarify how to workout aerobics on treadmill? Mona.
17 Jun 2010
I just hit the gym today and got my body analysis done. Im 6'1 male and I weigh 116.5kg. My body analysis showed 45 kg of skeletal muscle mass and 38 kg of body fat. The trainer in the gym told me that I have sufficient muscle mass. He said all I need to do is high reps to get the muscle in shape...
6 Jun 2010
Ready To Work My Booty Off and
Hello to the BFLers I am starting the challenge June 26th, and I am so excited! I am a librarian, so of course, I've been researching the best fitness programs, and I've got to tell ya'll I am soooo impressed with Body for Life. It offers so much! A chance at a sexier body, a chance to...
18 Jun 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
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...
12 Apr 2010
Started July 19th 2010 and need advice
I'm officially on week 2 and need advice to stay on track and make the best of this challenge. - Where do I upload my pics in order to show my progress. - What are the best supplements to take, I'm currently using the myoplex lite powder only after workouts. - Is it OK to drink alcohol...
28 Jul 2010
AM vs. PM Workouts
I just started my BFL officially today. I am male, 5' 5" and 139 lbs and reasonably in shape although ready to transform into something much better. The BFL book makes a big deal about working out in the AM on an empty stomach (and not eating for an hour after for cardio) with particular...
2 Aug 2010
starting on Aug 1st. can someone please help me with the nutrition side of BFL!!!!
i have just registered on BFL. how does the meal system work. I dont understand and am having trouble downloading the starter kit. do you have to use the suggested shakes and nutrition bars or can you just use whey protein or somethiong similar? please someone help i really want to do this and get the...
1 Aug 2010
STARTING MON 09 AUG 2010 - NERVOUS - ANY WORDS OF ADVICE
I AM STARTING ON MONDAY. i JUSTREALLY WANT TO TONE UP. IM QUITE SMALL ALREADY WEIGHING 136POUNDS. BUT NO PART OF MY BODY IS TONED. I HAVE ALREADY BEGAN STOCKING UP ON MY MEATS AND FISH AND BROWN RICE ETC. ANYONE HAVE ANY LAST MINUTE ADVICE. ALSO ON THE FREE DAY CAN YOU HAVE ANYTHING LIKE FAST FOOD, CURRY...
5 Aug 2010
Question about downloadable package?
ready to commit to me
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! I am new to the program and I do yoga on a regular basis. Is it a good idea to do on the program? I can't imagine there would be a problem, but I want to do things right! Thanks. Haley
10 Aug 2010
nutririon help please
hi i am on day 2 of the challange and its amazing. im sticking to everythin. but i am just wondering if sweet corn is allowed on the plan and if so wat catagory does it fall under ie protein, veg, carb? please can someone answer this for me.
10 Aug 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
Before I begin my 12 week challenge...
Hey guys, Im a 19 year old girl from Sydney Australia and I recently bought the BFL book. I cant put it down! Bill Phillips is amazing.. He answers every single questions that floats around in my mind. I am really eager to start but I was wondering whether you guys were able to help me by answering...
23 Aug 2010
Starting BFL 31 May 2010
Looking for someone who is starting BFL around this time, so we can share in each others progress, and keep each other encouraged, blessings Robert
24 May 2010
SKIPPING A MEAL.........IS IT BAD?
HI IVE BEEN FEELING SO UNWELL TODAY AFTER THE WEEKEND. I AM CONSTANTLY TIRED AND HAVE NO EVERGY I HAVE BEEN THE GYM AND DID MY CARDIO BUT I HAVE SLEPT MOST OF THE DAY AND SKIPPED LUCH AND DONT FEEL LIKE MY LAST 2 MEALS EITHER. WILL THIS MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE?
31 Aug 2010
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