I just finished the for month CLX program. I didnt see the scale go down but lost inches. I have to do my final measurement tomorrow. I am taking 1 month of to switch things up and I will be doing a 4 week program by Bob Harper using inside out method DVD's. These are really intense cardio with weights. I just need a switch, but might try to do CLX starting over with burn phase three nights a week. I always get up and work out at 5am. No distractions, kids are still sleeping. My time to get it done. If I wait until evening its to busy with the kids home, homework, track practice, etc. I do love CLX!
Thanks Nerlande. It makes me feel better that others have had this happen also. I am definitely firming and clothes are fitting better. I just started Turbo Fire and really like it, I think I will do a hyrid with Chalene Extreme...don't want to lose the muscle that I have gained. Hopefully the cardio does the trick.
NYCGIRL60 that has been my experience with CLX as well. I'm in the last 2 weeks of lean and though I see the difference in the way my clothes fit, the weight just isn't going anywhere. What I discovered with CLX is that especially if you have a lot of weight to lose it is good to add extra cardio every day or at least on weight days. I was able to do that at first during the Burn phase but as the workout progressed it took way too much out of me to continue. I'm thinking instead I will alternate each round of CLX with a round of cardio (Turbo Jam, Turbo Fire or Insanity). I'm on my third round right now.
current weight: 214.6
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I'm getting ready to start Chalean Extreme again starting with the Lean Phase. The first time I toned up, but no weight loss. This time I will incorporate other aerobic activity with it as I think, for me anyway, there has got to be some more cardio added in on the weight days. Try that and see if it helps.
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You should look at your measurements and compare that way. Muscle takes up less room than fat does but can keep you at the same weight b/c it weighs more. Maybe you are smaller but have greater muscle mass so the number hasn't moved. Just something to think about...
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I have been stuck in a 5-7 lb plateau for months. I have worked out pretty consistently since last summer. I had a 10 lb loss when I first started but have not any signicficant results. My calories have been 1500-1700/daily. I am currently doing Chalene Extreme in the Lean Circuit. This is my third week. I have about 1.5 wks to complete this program. I have seen firming results but pretty much no weight loss. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Feeling really frustrated! Thanks.
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