Foods to energise? What are your experiences?
Yesterday I had a good reminder of how much better I feel and so much more full of energy when I have certain foods and cut others. Having had a few days of eating poorly, too much white carbs I was feeling lethargic, constantly hungry and not 100%. Yesterday I decided to pull myself together and had, two fresh veggie…
Healthy High Protein food choices
I'm fairly new to this and been doing some research. Having worked out my TDEE 1700 per day and my lean body mass 117lbs I've read I need to be aiming to eat 117g of protein a day based on my lean body mass. I'm looking for ideas on how I can acheive this. Can you please share how you achieve high protein healthy options.…
190lbs Time to get serious! Motivated people come join me!
I got on the scales today and was shocked at how much I weighed, does that sound weird? I've been steadily gaining pounds for over a year now and have only myself to blame! Poor diet, and a sendentary lifestyle has got me here and at 41 I feel so much older! It's time to change! I'd love some like minded people to join me…
Results post doing the FMD diet?
Hi all to introduce myself Im 41 weigh 5ft 7, weigh 180 want to get back to 140, Ive just bought the book and considering doing this, but Im interested in the longer term effects of the diet. Hello Im just curious how those of you that completed the diet got on after coming off it? did you notice your metabolisms were…
wanting to begin stronglifts
I've read the very excellent summary of how to start by Tameko, thank you! Just wondering what kind of rest time I should be aiming for between reps?
New to using barbells - anyone use a pad?
Hi, I'm a 40 year old female who has just starting getting into strength training. I really want to get into squatting with a barbell and have tried a few pump classes to start with using light weights, the problem is I'm not feeling it in my legs! but getting excruciating pain across my upper back where the bar rests!…
Body Pump beginner
I recently did my first ever Body Pump class and explained to the instructor I was a total beginner, and I set the weights at the lowest available. I couldn't walk or sit properly for about a week afterwards. Anyone experience this? Should I have started with no weights or shall i just persevere and put up with the pain?…