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Q2 Crew, Starting Sunday April 3rd!!! Ready To Rock?!?!?
Okay, come April 3rd it'll be time for my 4 th challenge & I need a beast of a team to motivate & be motivated by! I’m just wrapping up my 3 rd challenge with an awesome team from “Kicking off 2011 With A Bang” gang & several of them are committed to rocking on!!! ...
25 Mar 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
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...
17 Jul 2011
Getting Started July 25!!!
Hi, I'm getting started with my 12 week challenge on July 25. Anyone want to join me, we can keep each other motivated, and share stories as we progress through our 12 weeks. I think the group motivation will be key to success. Lets get ripped! -Alex
21 Jul 2011
Who is starting 5/2??? Can't do this Alone!
I'm starting AGAIN. I originally did the challenge in 2007 and the pounds just melted away. I tried on my own on again too many times to count and failed. The most recent attempt was last Feb. I threw in the towel last after gaining two pounds during week six. I'm the heaviest I have ever been...
28 Apr 2011
Preparation to start - what did you do?
Hi all, I am new here and would love to get some insights re: how others have done/are doing to prepare for their 12-week programme. I was about to jump into it (I am well versed in weight training and cardio, just not doing that enough), when I realized the toughest part might be meal planning...
27 Jul 2011
Started 8/1, have a few questions :)
Hi, I am new to BFL and started on 8/1. I am not new to weight lifting and exercise, as I have gone through phases in my life where I would work out and diet for a few months and lose weight, and then totally fall off the wagon and gain it back. It's been a vicious cycle and this is why I turned...
10 Aug 2011
Concerns on weight loss & supplements
My wife and i just started bfl four weeks ago, I am 40 and i weighed 186 lbs. when we started and now weigh 173. My goal is to lose some weight & gain muscle. I am worried that i am losing too much weight, i tend to lose 3 to 3 and a half pounds a week...does this mean that i am also losing muscle...
10 Aug 2011
Women vs Mens program
I showed the trainer at my gym my workout plan. He said that it was geared for men. And that I should be doing it differently. He suggested 4 sets (12 reps) each) and no rest in between two. Should I be doing 4 sets or 6 as a female? I am getting confused. This is my first challenge day 3. Along with...
9 Apr 2010
Can't download Challenge Kit
Is anyone having trouble downloading the Challenge Kit? Not the entry but the actual kit. Can't get it to download.
3 Mar 2011
Hi everyone I was thinking about buying some body fat measuring calipers. Are the simple ones adequate, where I can enter the numbrs onto the BFL calculator ,or is it best to get the ones that calculate the body fat for you? I've done challenges before and never really measured the body fat...
6 May 2011
Breaking It Up
Hey All, I'm two weeks into my challenge and I'm curious if it is legit to break up my free days. Sometimes my weeks are such that it would be better for me to eat a free day dinner on Tuesday, a free day lunch on Saturday and free day breakfast on Sunday with no workout on Sunday either....
30 Aug 2011
What's the best product to buy?
10 Sep 2011
Started 5/9/11 Hanging on for dear life and pulling friends along for ride!!!! Others welcome.
Ok, Finally I have a few minutes to think to myself, thanks to Bren, who has one of my little guys. I am in week 6 and man this one is a doozy. I think kids being outta school and all the last minutes tying up of loose strings has made week 6 insane. I have been on an amazing journey. I am giving this...
15 Jun 2011
New to BFL.. Question about free day
How does everybody treat their free day? I don't want to necessarily splurge, but I would like to get other peoples feedback as to how to handle your free day. Do you eat about the same? Do you eat completely different? Do you do any kind of light exercise?? I don't want to do all this...
22 Sep 2011
Starting 9-12-2011 LET'S GET IT ON
11 Sep 2011
I've been following BFL on and off for probably ten or more years, and whatever diversion I take (bootcamps, work-outs, diets etc - all of which are ultimately unsuccessful) I always keep coming back to this inspiring, common-sense and motivating approach and challenge - and just love reading all...
13 Oct 2011
Hi. I've decided to start up a discussion for everyone who is beginning a challenge in October. I am officially starting my second challenge on Monday 17 Oct 2011. I completed my first challenge just before last summer and had managed to completely transform my body. I was strong, lean, healthy and...
16 Oct 2011
Anybody starting Sept 26, 2011? If so, mount up.
My husband and I are starting BfL next Monday (09/26/11)-- anybody else in? We're in the Seattle area and used to be pretty fit (he's athletic, I'm stubborn), but life and health issues got in our way. But no more! I am so tired of having only one darn pair of jeans-- I'm serious. I refuse...
18 Sep 2011
Starting Monday, November 7th - Anyone with me????
Hi! I am starting the BFL Challenge this coming Monday, November 7th. I plan on doing back to back challenges so that I can live up to my user name - Rockin It! My goal is to be able to "Rock It" in shorts, tank tops, swim suits and cute summer dresses by May. Anyone else out there starting...
4 Nov 2011
Round 1 drop out...Round 2 and Im in it until the end!! Starting NOV 15, 2011
Well unfortunatly I gave up after 6 weeks of my first BFL challenge. I was doing good too. I started it this time last year. But Im now determined to finish and prove to myself and everyone else that I am NOT a quitter and can do this. I will take pics tonight and yes I will post them closer to the end...
14 Nov 2011
End week 2 changes?
Hello! I am at the end of my week 2. I think Im actually starting to kinda look different but it is likely in my head! Most important though...I am getting that "fit feeling" I am feeling more clarity in all aspects of my life and better energy! Any tips for week 3? Thanks! Updated pictures...
3 Dec 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
Blog about journey
Hello All I will be starting week 2 tomorrow! I feel like a superstar already for succesfully finishing the first week. I have started a blog to journal about my expe
23 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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