Home   |   Contact   |   Help

Get Our Newsletter
Sign up for our free newsletter to get training tips and stay up to date on Catalyst Athletics, and get a FREE issue of the Performance Menu journal.

Go Back   Catalyst Athletics Forums > Nutrition > Weight Gain, Weight Loss, Body Composition

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-23-2009, 06:21 PM   #1
Kellen Love
New Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 26
Default Lyle's Rapid Fatloss Handbook

Hey there. I was wondering if anyone had a copy of the ebook of Lyle McDonald's Rapid Fat Loss Handbook that they could email me. I'm not trying to rip the man off, but I've tried for hours to buy it on his site and for some reason his site isn't working right. I'll send him a dang check after I read it, it's just that I want to get started on this right away. Thank you for your help.
Kellen Love is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-2009, 07:05 PM   #2
Emily Mattes
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 727
Default

Why not email him or post on the forum regarding the site problems?
Emily Mattes is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-2009, 04:25 AM   #3
Gant Grimes
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 1,373
Default

First, that's not what this forum is for, Kellen.

Second, Lyle puts out tons of free material on his site and in his newsletter.

Third, I'm going to give you some unsolicited advice that I would've appreciated were I in your position. STOP F***ING AROUND AND FOLLOW A PROGRAM.

I just read all your posts, and your chief concerns seem to be losing weight, buying books about losing weight by "dudes who are shredded," and doing that programs that will burn fat. You have discussed HIIT, Afterburn, the V-Diet, IF+Zone, and fat loss stuff by Cosgrove, Lyle, and others. You have also mentioned that you have put together a program for yourself based on stuff here and on CF (but are also interested in RossE).

I hope I don't offend you by saying you're in no position to program for yourself just yet. Stop looking for answers in a book and listen to the smart people who have given you good advice. I don't understand the somewhat recent male fascination with male abs, but hey, every generation is different. Suffice it to say you can get there following any one of numerous training or nutrition programs. Pick one and stick with it. If you lose weight simply by buying books, we wouldn't be the obsese society we are. Good luck.
__________________
"It should be more like birthday party than physics class." | Log | 70's Big
Gant Grimes is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-2009, 07:05 AM   #4
Duke McCall
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 63
Default

Gant makes a good point. The only magic elixir out there for rapid fat loss is commitment and discipline.
Duke McCall is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-2009, 08:51 AM   #5
Kellen Love
New Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 26
Default

Despite what my posts may indicate, I'm not some teenager trying to get abs or to "get shredded like Brad Pitt in fight club." I am, believe it or not, an athlete. I had two knee surgeries, and that inactivity combined with beer consumption has led to me gaining unwanted weight that I'm now trying to get rid of. I'm not worried about abs, I want to be at a good level where I can push my athleticism and maybe look good too. I just don't want to be looked at as a pariah, it isn't easy being overweight and despite the general perception, there are those of us who want to do something about it.
Kellen Love is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-2009, 05:22 PM   #6
Kellen Love
New Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 26
Default

I also wanted to add that even though it probably wasn't your intention, I don't appreciate being made to look like an ass clown. Granted, I'm not a professional like many people on this site, but I am knowledgeable from a lot of study I've done on my own. And I ask questions and read all these books and diets to gain knowledge and see what I can use and what I can throw out. I've never asked anything that didn't pertain to health and wellness and performance, so I just dont appreciate being made to look like a loser who doesn't know what he's talking about. Again, I don't believe that this was your intention but I was unhappy with the way your post came off.
Kellen Love is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:26 AM.

Powered by vBulletin Version 3.6.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Subscribe to our Newsletter


Receive emails with training tips, news updates, events info, sale notifications and more.
ASK GREG

Submit your question to be answered by Greg Everett in the Performance Menu or on the website

Submit Your Question
WEIGHTLIFTING TEAM

Catalyst Athletics is a USA Weightlifting team of competitive Olympic-style weightlifters with multiple national team medals.

Read More
Olympic Weightlifting Book
Catalyst Athletics
Contact Us
About
Help
Newsletter
Products & Services
Gym
Store
Seminars
Weightlifting Team
Performance Menu
Magazine Home
Subscriber Login
Issues
Articles
Workouts
About the Program
Workout Archives
Exercise Demos
Text Only
Instructional Content
Exercise Demos
Video Gallery
Free Articles
Free Recipes
Resources
Recommended Books & DVDs
Olympic Weightlifting Guide
Discussion Forum
Weight Conversion Calculator