I have completed this program in the past and know for a fact it works. I am on Week 1 day 2 and have had a few set backs but more successes than set backs. I am eating better/healthier and consistently. I have worked out 2 days in a row (yeah for me) and I have reviewed my goals daily. I am looking to lose 45 pounds of fat and to become a lean mean fitness machine. Any support or tips I can give anyone just let me know. We all need encouragement and supports to push each other in our fitness community of bodyforlife.com. I am an eager beaver and I am starting off in a positive place and want to stay there!
Talk to you all later.
Get er done Rich!
Best of luck to you Rich! You know what to do and you have the tools so now you just gotta do it!
Thanks for the support......Well here is an update. I have completed all my work outs for week 1. I have also increase the length and intensity of my cardio work outs somewhat too! My first week has been extreamly positive. I have gotten into a good routine with my diet and water intake, i have reviewed my goals every day and visualized my future body. I am definitely looking forward to my first day of rest!. If I can ever be of support for you let me know.
Welcome Back Ric,. Hang in there and remember it is a CHALLENGE, that's why it's called that but the rewards at the end are many, good health is the best of those.
thanks WPBill. I already feel the effects of the work outs in a good way!
here is an update I am week 2 day 4.....I faltered yesterday by not working out. and today not planning my meals today. However, I plan on wokring out tonight and I have tomorrow's goals made out for the next day. I will be on track.
The beautiful thing about this system is that if you falter a little you can get back on task by refocusing back on to the work book it keeps you on track. I faltered a little this week but I stayed focus on the work outs and work book and my set backs (following the diet plan) were minimal. I just finished my Saturday work out and feel I am back on track.
Good job Rich. I had a tiny set back last night by not planning dinner - but I'm making up for it today on my free day. SO - yay for flexibility and determination!
Thanks Ali. I actually made up a work on sunday. I made my skip day a different day last week. I am back on track work out wise. Still need to work on the diet.
PS....if I can be of any service to you or of any support let me know. Make sure you get your work out in and drink your water
I started the challenge on Sept 2 and noticed I was doing the exercises wrong. I was doing 2 exercises of the same muscle group but I was doing ALL of the reps on both exercises. are we suppose to pick 2 for ea muscle then use one of the excersises at the end. Not sure if i am making any sense or not.
Also what supplements do I need for muscle repair and recovery and when should you take before or after workouts? or both!
Starting the program can be a bit confusing. You may want to read the weight training guidelines and examples we have here: bodyforlife.com/.../weight-training. As for products to help with recovery, they depend on your overall goals. Both Finish and Myoplex Shakes would be considered nutritional products, and either can be used for post-workout nutrition. You can then pair a nutritional product with a recovery product, such as Armor, together post-workout for great results. For more information on your workout or help choosing the best products for your goals, please call the EAS product experts at 1-800-297-9776, Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm EST. ~Aaron @EAS
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