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Re: NEWBIES! Introduce Yourself Here so we don't miss you!
Greets! Salutations! I'm Jacque Dee, I introduced myself on my own before seeing this post. But, I definitely want to meet everyone and build relationships so when those tough time come I have some fellow journey-ers with me (new and old). So for a short intro on me I did post something under...
23 Apr 2010
Hiya well i have just started and feel great...still need to set come goals but definitely need to drop my fat% as it is rather unhealthy at the moment..but im up for the challenge...i have tried many times and fallen off the wagon but my daughter this time is my biggest motivator who is 9 years...
12 May 2010
Starting on Monday 5-17
Hi everyone my name is Mandy and I am starting once again on my 12 week BFL Challenge. I have tried for over 10 years now to complete this and now at 32 I finally have decided to put myself first. My starting weight is 243 pounds and my goal is simple to win the $25,000 and be the most dramatic transformation...
14 May 2010
questions, questions and more questions
Hi, my name is Sheila and I am starting Body for Life after the Memorial Day Weekend. I have allot of questions so I'm hoping you can help. 1. Do I have to have the myoplex shakes and/or bars? can they be substituted for another nutrition shake as the myoplex is a bit pricy. 2. I'm not...
27 May 2010
Newbie with NO access to Myoplex/Whey
HI, I am a newbie to the program and will start on Saturday 3rd July 2010. I am doing my research and planning ahead to so I can go grocery shopping. The main problem is that I live in Cairo, Egypt and hve NO access to Myoplex or any other protein shake! I did find SlimFast but from the posts...
1 Jul 2010
Cardio Video recommendations
I am a newbie. I haven't begun yet, working out the logistics as to how this will fit into my life as well as waiting for the supplements. I work out at home( outside). But on days like today....101 degress in CT I don't think it wise to go outside. Are there any videos I can buy for my indoor...
6 Jul 2010
Haven't Officially Started, but I'm preparing...I have just a few questions, though?
I'm going to be honest, this week is my "mentally getting it together week" for BFL. I am scheduled to go on travel July 19-23, and I don't want to even think I can start the challenge my first week away (can we say per diem). BUT, I did start my routine (exercise workout and meal plan...
19 Jul 2010
DAY 1 today!! Girls & Weight Loss?
I just started Day 1 today! I am a 25 year old female and am wanting to know the successes of any other girls around my age!! How much weight could I expect to lose? I am 5'6 and weigh 218...one of my goals is to lose 30 pounds this first 12-week go-round! Is this a feasible goal?!
28 Jun 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
Starting August 23rd!
Hello All - My name is kyle and I am a student at Florida State University (GO NOLES!). I decided to do BFL about a month ago and have been gathering information and building my workout schedule for the past two weeks. I'm pumped! Just wanted to drop in and say hey to everyone. If anyone else...
22 Aug 2010
nutrition shakes with water OR non-fat milk?
i have officially started the BFL challenge today! i purchased nutrition powder from a local sports store but im not sure whether i should mix it with water or non fat milk? it says you can mix it with either but my main concern is, if i mix it with water as opposed to milk im not sure whether it counts...
19 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
Starting October 18th for REAL this Time, care to join?
Hello, I've probably started and stopped the BFL workout for the past four years mainly due to a hectic travel schedule for work. Well, those days are long gone and I'm tired of looking at the end result many added pounds later. I'm ready to fully commit to this journey and not get caught...
15 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
Begin with an end in mind - BFL challenge start date 10/26/2010. - Who's with me?
Today is the first day of the rest of your life. Decide today what you want to be and take actions to change your present reality by creating a new one. If you keep doing what you are doing, you will keep getting what you are getting. I am tired of the same result I see in the mirror! Time to change...
25 Oct 2010
Newbie here - What if a very light weight is a "10" for me?
I just started the body for life program. I am female, 54 years old, 5' tall and I weigh 125 pounds. Up until now I've been doing a medium intensity cardio program 6-7 days a week for 35 minutes and a split weight training program, mostly using machines. Today I did upper body for the first time...
7 Nov 2010
Quad exercises and diet
Hi, I'm just starting out BFL and have found this forum to be extremely helpful. Thanks to all those out there who are contributing your wealth of knowledge! I have two questions. First, I'm trying to do my workouts at home and for the most part I have the necessary equipment except for the Quad...
10 Nov 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
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
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
Confusion re: Progress Reports
As I am gearing up for my first BFL challenge, I am exploring all the tools available to help me succeed. I downloaded the Progress Report sheets from the website, as they look like great planning and tracking tools. The Upper Body and Lower Body Progress Reports are causing me some confusion though...
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
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
Preparing for the Q4 Body for Life Challenge! Care to join the journey?!?!?
Preparing to kickoff the Q4 2010 challenge! Challenge Q4 will begin Sunday 03 October, ending Christmas day, Saturday 25 December (final weigh in before Santa hits!). I’m looking for team members to motivate, personal motivation, support, & accountability. Care to join the journey...
13 Sep 2010
Question about products
Hi guys! I'm brand new to this Challenge and have a question about products. I need and want to loose body fat, weight and I want a fantastic, defined body. I know I have one under all this mess hiding it... Anyways, which products should I be taking? I'm confused and don't understand what...
5 Jan 2011
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