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What gym machines can I use to achieve the upper body exercises for body for life instead of using dumbells, free weights or bars?
1 Jun 2010
hello, i have just started my BFL challenge, but i had a question about exercise... i currently do martial arts training. its my passion and what i want to do. 3 mornings a week i do a 30min cross training class, and i usually do a one hour class at night about 5-6 times a week (they range from kung...
15 Jun 2010
Treadmill,Elliptical or elliptical climber
Which is good for a great cardio workout? Treadmill,Elliptical or Elliptical Climber? I have been on the treadmill for three weeks and getting a little discouraged. One year ago when i was just excercising i lost 25lbs in 2.5 months on the elliptical climber. Which is better? How would you hit your 10's...
24 Jun 2010
Chest and Shoulders Stretching Exercises for fellow beginners
I wasn't aware that we were supposed to use the same weight used at level 7 for level 9 repetitions ( I asked and a fellow BFLers told me on here). I hit the gym yesterday doing as told and I was terribly sore. I was not aware there are any chest stretch exercises. But today I felt my chest muscles...
31 May 2011
Very Stiff In Spite of Stretches. HELP!
Hi everyone, I am feeling very stiff after every workout. I do 30 minutes of stretches. I wind up being more tired and few hours later very stiff again. I am thinking of adding more stretches in the evening when my body is completely rested. May be also a quick stretch before I go to bed. Is there...
8 Jun 2011
Body Fat Percentage
Hello everyone! I am wondering if anyone knows the proper method to determine your body fat percentage with calipers and whatnot, or where I can find that information. The 'calculators' on the internet only ask for heigh, weight, and gender which isn't accurate at all. I called around...
28 Aug 2010
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...
26 Sep 2011
RE: Workout in AM vs. PM
Mornings are better for losing fat since you haven't eaten all night and so your body burns only what it has available which will be your fat stores. Your metabolism is firing a lot more in the mornings than in the evening, so some people would say evenings to keep your metabolism firing away throughout...
14 Feb 2013
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