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  • Forum Post: questions about weight training and the high point technique

    im in to my first week of the programme. I have a few concerns. Will weight lifting make me bulky? I want to look lean. Till what point do I keep increasing the weights and when should i increase the weights? I have started doing the step ups for my llower body workout and my knees are killling me...
  • Forum Post: Sick after Lower body workout - help

    Hi Everybody, my husband and I have moved to the US from Australia (here over 1 month now) and have just started our BFL transformation. He to put on weight and bulk up. Me to loose approx 50lbs (around 25kgs) and slim down. Anyway we've started this together and are in week 2. I'm finding...
  • Forum Post: Is there a way to get the BFL upper body workout to under 40 minutes?

    My gym opens at 6:00am. I MUST be out of there by 6:40 in order to get to work on time. Is there a way to get the wo to under 40 minutes? I know shortcuts aren't ideal, but any advice would be appreciated. *sorry if this double posts
  • Forum Post: Soreness

    Last week was my first week. My legs were so sore by Friday that I could barely walk. I did not go to the gym Friday, Sat. or Sun. I went back today (lower body day) and had a great workout. I am worried that with two lower body days this week and the aerobics, that I may end up in the same situation...
  • Forum Post: Starting Over With Back Problems

    Last July I woke up one morning with a backache that wouldn't go away. By August I decided to see the Doc. X-rays revealed nothing and I was sent to Physical Therapy to no avail. I did continue with my exercise program in spite of the pain. Then in October the pain morphed into a shooting pain from...
  • Forum Post: HIIT Swimming Routine?

    I am currently injured - stress fracture on my ankle - and can only bike and swim for cardio. I am starting BFL tomorrow (wish me luck!) and was wondering if anyone has done a swimming HIIT routine.... I am not sure how to do HIIT in the pool (and p.s. I am not a very strong swimmer). Anyway, any advice...
  • Forum Post: No Official Challenge for 2011???

    I notice that EAS have not put up official challeng dates for 2011 yet on the site. Does that mean no official challenge for this year? Seems so odd not to have put something up as I imagine a lot of people post hangover will be looking for this site and details...
  • Forum Post: Lifting Weights - Toning vs Gaining Muscle Question

    I've always been naturually strong for a girl and I have a pretty big build without my added fat weight. I am looking to tone muscle instead of gain, but I'm only on week 2 and lifting large amounts of weight. Do I keep my my weights the same, because I don't think I will hit my 10 if I keep...
  • Forum Post: Same Exercise?

    This question if for the BFL veterns. For the duration of BLF, do you do the same exercise every time? For example, on the upper body days for the chest muscle group, do you do dumbbell bench press for the first 5 sets, then dumbbell flye for the last intense set, every time you do an upper body day...
  • Forum Post: Cardio the day after lower body workout.

    My legs have generally been weak due to lack of exercise in the past. I have been following BFL for two weeks now and the only part I dont quite understand is that the day after my lower body workout my leg muscles have not yet recovered and I have to do cardio which I find difficult. While doing my...
  • Forum Post: Fitness site: Can you help me make it better?

    Hello fellow fitness folks, I am coming to you guys in need of some assistance with my website that I started about 2 months ago. Although it provides some good information, I want your guys' opinions on how I could make it better whether that be new topics, a tool or resource of some sort, or...
  • Forum Post: Heavy body without a heavy heart

    Had LBWO on Wednesday, and finally all those emotions came up and allowed me to cry when I got home. I am so dang heavy, and my muscles have gotten so weak over the years, that the lower body workouts are just incredibly hard. I can hardly do squats and lunges, I don't even need to hold dumbbells...
  • Forum Post: Weights workout!!!.......Can you help????

    After reading the Body-for-life book I am nearly ready to go. I just have 1 question I'm hoping someone could help me, as I don't think its very clear in the book. In the book Bill gives an example of one of his upper body work outs, now do you follow that exact workout for the whole 12 weeks...
  • Forum Post: Finding the starting weight with the intensity level

    Finding the starting weight with the intensity level. A little about I work at UPS Anchorage Alaska I move cans away up to 3000 10,000 pounds I like to push myself I'm doing weights or endurance.