Introductions

previous topic · next topic
newmel

Joined: Feb 09
Posts: 10

      quote  
Posted: 17 Feb 2009, 19:37
Hi All,

I'm excited to have found this site. I just reread BFL, after not having really worked out or eaten healthfully for about 5 years. I'm 32 and my goal is to lose 12 pounds of FAT in the next 12 weeks. Right now I'm at 145. I know it doesn't sound like much, but I just want to feel like I'm in good shape, not just a body of jello that's lucky it's not bigger. Anyway, I just started the plan yesterday... I'll keep you posted. I look forward to getting to know everyone. - Mel
tspringm

Joined: Feb 09
Posts: 1

      quote  
Posted: 17 Feb 2009, 19:50
I just found this site as well and also started the BLF yesterday. How many calories are you eating a day? I consumed 1476 and think it may be to much.

Tanya
newmel

Joined: Feb 09
Posts: 10

      quote  
Posted: 17 Feb 2009, 20:12
I also reread ABsolutions and one or the other of them suggested eating 10 calories per pound of body weight to lose weight, 12-14 to maintain, and more (I didn't even pay attention to the number) to gain weight. I weigh 145, so I'm going to try to eat 1450 calories per day for now.
CorvetteZ06

Joined: Apr 11
Posts: 11

      quote  
Posted: 03 Apr 2011, 06:54
I lost 40 lbs on Body for Life in a 20 week period of 2010. Went from 227 to 187 lbs. Now I am a 33 year old 5'11" male and everyone's body reacts differently, but the plan will work if you really follow it. The key is following the diet and actually doing the workouts. Following the diet is easier if you have support. My wife (who is thin) supported me in cooking the meals and such, so that made it much easier for me to stay on track.



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

What's for Dinner?
My dinner not low carb but vegan (makes as least 2 main dish servings) An Indian spice mix cooked in oil until very fragrant, add 1/4 cup chopped onion, 1 cup brown basmati rice, 3/4 cup of cooked cow ...
by wholefoodnut on 27 Mar 15 07:33 PM
Can someone help me figure out how to record this?
This is a big problem with me, also--eating out. When I diet, it seems like I only order salads, then worry how many calories were in my salad. Usually I stay with grilled chicken. Being Catholic, I ...
by Jillzee00 on 27 Mar 15 07:33 PM
Carbs vs Net Carbs
Just had a look at your food diary and you are already set to net carbs. When the overview page comes up it shows total carbs, just ignore that. Be careful of things like the Brats, they do contain ...
by mummydee on 27 Mar 15 11:31 AM
Where is everyone from?
Shropshire in England
by Zena cahill on 27 Mar 15 08:28 AM
I luuuuuuurrrrrvvvveeee SUSHI!!! How much can I have?
If you are on a low carb diet then you have to watch the rice. Try to have a seaweed salad, bowl of soup, one roll stuffed with veggies and fish and a sashimi plate. If we're at an all you can eat ...
by mummydee on 27 Mar 15 07:58 AM