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Premade Shakes vs Protein Powdered Shake
I couldn't choke down the protein powder shakes - too much and do not like texture. I do however love the Premade EAS shakes in the small 4pk carton. I am starting the BFL challenge on Monday and wanted to know if I can drink the premade shake and if so - how does it compare to the powder ones? Do...
8 Jul 2010
73 Days more to go to 8% Body Fat!
Hi Everyone, My name's Asanga from Dubai, UAE and it's been 11 days into the BFL challenege so far, with 73 more days to go. I write to you now at a weight of 67 Kg and a Body Fat Percentage of 16.4% - my goal is to hit 8% by then end of the challenege. I would love to know if anyone...
14 Jul 2010
Starting today 08/02, but still training for a half marathon...
My husband and I are starting BFL today! We're so excited to start feeling more energetic and looking our best. However, I'm in the final three weeks of training for a half marathon. My running days fall on the three cardio days for BFL, so I'll be doing my runs instead of the 20-minute cardio...
2 Aug 2010
Is there a way to get the BFL workout to under 40 minutes?
My gym opens at 6:00 am. I MUST be out of there by 6:40 in order to get to work on time. Is there some way to get the wo in under 40 minutes? I know shortcuts aren't exactly the best idea, but any advice would be appreciated.
14 Sep 2010
BFL meal plan alterations during an injury
HELP! I tore my LCL (not too horribly it seems) but this is obviously affecting my workout. I'm trying to alter my meal plans to be much less calorie intensive since I'm not able to work out as often or as intensely. I will still be doing cardio can't as intensely for at least 6 months...
19 Sep 2010
Excited but really scared!
I just registered today and I´m getting ready to start my challenge on October 11th, the day after my birthday. I`ve seen the pictures and I´ve read the books so I´m very excited about the process and the ultimate results, but deep down inside I´m really afraid I could fail.....
27 Sep 2010
BFL after Open Heart Surgery
Hello All, I've done BFL off and on during the last 11 years with sometimes great results, and sometimes I didn't finish due to injuries/illness. I've been challenged in the past 10 years, having undergone 5 surgeries and having a child! The most recent surgery was major open heart surgery...
19 Sep 2010
60 pound surprise!
Hello everyone. I signed up last night, as a spur of the moment decision. I found a scale in the kitchen. My folks had brought it home with their Christmas shopping. I stepped on it to find 343 pounds on the indicator. I had thought I was 280. I immediately signed up. I've known about BFL for awhile...
6 Dec 2010
carbs at night!
Hey guys, this question has been playing on my mind ever since i started a couple of weeks ago- is it bad to have carbs late in the day? Okay first off i'll start by saying that i know it doesn't say do NOT do it in the book. Im just really torn! I've heard various different perspectives...
8 Dec 2010
Re: THRILLED TO START!!
Hi Lori, Congratulations on your transformation you must feel great. We were wondering if someone can help us with a question on the work out in the gym. Our question is we are under the impression that when doing upper body it should take 46 minutes however if we are doing this together it takes...
9 Jan 2011
Well tomorrow will be day 10, only 74 more to go! WooHoo! I was wondering if anyone had any other exercises to do for Quads. The gym I go to here where I live has no machines except treadmill, bike, and eliptical, and the weights are the ones you hold one in each arm (no dumbell weights and bars...I...
1 Feb 2011
Couldn't Get Up This Morning...
One of the hardest things for me in this lifestyle change is getting up early in the morning - I have always had trouble doing it, often getting out of bed 15 minutes before I had to leave the house. I have been doing well since starting BFL (I'm in W2D3) but today I couldn't get up for my...
10 Feb 2011
Question about snacks
Hi, I am new to Body For Life, I know about the program but haven't done it. I am wondering if there are suggestions for snacks/protein shakes that are available in local supermarkets, Costco, etc. that are as good as the EAS Myloplex. Any info would be appreciated. Thanks so much. Kathy
9 Feb 2011
End of week 1: Gained two pounds. Yikes! Help!
So, I completed my first week doing BFL. Did everything by the book. Net result? I gained two pounds; went from 259 to 261. I sure hope this pattern doesn't persist. Any thoughts from folks who've been at this longer?
17 Feb 2011
Take 2 for me - almost 9 years later
I'm going to post what I've done over the last 3 weeks here. Why not? I love feedback and advice and thoughts...and I'm new to the boards. I picked up BFL about 9 years ago and went the 12 weeks and then some, and then I fell away from it, off and one. Never going past week 4 any one time...
28 Mar 2011
Type 2 Diabetic
I am a new diabetic and I am returning to the BFL program. I am wondering what meals and what other programs does anyone know of with in the community? I have looked into other programs but they do not help with my constraints. Let me know, Thanks, Scott
1 Feb 2011
work nights -need help with a schedule for eating - please assist !!!!!!!
I started MY B.F.L today , and im a lilte nervous as well, working nights has me a liltle worried about when i should eat .. i have a newborn, only 5 weeks old and she takes a lot of my time and sleep when i get home a 7:00 am. looking for some info on best times to eat. should it be while i am up at...
11 Jan 2012
Hello everyone! This is my first challenge, and it hasn't been too difficult so far. I see several people on here who say that the biggest transformations are in weeks 8-12. Any particular thoughts on why that is? Also, for the first time since I started this, Last week, my body felt "tired"...
6 Feb 2012
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