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Is there really no gain with no pain?
I do my cardio and I burn and hit every muscle to wher ei want to cry when i reach my 10 However, with my weight training, its completely opposite. I am lifting as much weight as possible. I slowly retract. I focus on the muscle. When I reach my 10 I have tears in my little eyes. There is no pain...
17 Sep 2010
Question on weights
Hello all! Just starting BFL today and VERY excited for my transformation. I have a question on the weight training. I know it says to increase the weight with the 2nd, 3rd and 4th reps and Im wondering how to do that. I plan on doing this at home and only have a set of 10lb weights. Should I get a few...
8 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
Losing weight instead of putting on muscle?? Advise please
Hi everyone, I have been on the body for life for two weeks now... my stats are as follows... When i started - Weight - 158 pounds Height - 5 foot 10 inches Fat % - 18.2 Muscle % - 50.2 Two weeks in I am Weight - 150.6 pounds Fat % - 16 Muscle % - 51.2 As i am a fairly...
3 Feb 2011
Please Help!!!Weight training
I did my first LBWO on Monday, and I really think I may have started lifting too much weight. I have been extremely sore, to the point where I can't sit down and my muscles spase every now and then, and Im still walking with a limp; but it feels good in a weird way LOL As a newbie to exercise, how...
3 Mar 2011
Reaching failure point
Hi guys, new to the site and Im slightly confused on one aspect of the gym section. Im aware you do your 12,10,8,6,12 and Super set another 12. What Im unclear on is when you start the session you start on 12 reps so for example on the first set of 12, do you lift the weight until you almost reach...
15 Apr 2011
Help with free weights to machines...
I am so overwhelmed. I started exercising seriously only about three weeks ago. But the scale hasn't budged. My husband is a successful B4Ler for three years! So I'm jumping in. I want to know where I can learn what machines to use in place of free weights at my gym? Thanks!
24 May 2011
Myoplex Everyday of the Challenge?
Greetings future Body For Life Champions. I have started the BFl challenge on June 29, 2011. I have taken the challenge 3 or 4 times before but this time it is official. I've registered and taken pictures (oh my goodness, is that me?!?). The real challenge for me is that i became disabled with a...
30 Jun 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
Cardio N weights?!
So I just finished reading the BFL 12 week program and I'm so pump to get started but I have a question before I start. I work at night from 5:30 to 3am usually I go to sleep around 5am everyday. I've been going to the gym on my days off Sun. Mon. And Wed. Ive been doing 20 min. Of stairmaster...
7 Dec 2011
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