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Old 08-10-2009, 01:44 PM   #1
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12 weeks?

I hope this is the right section for this.

http://www.horizonpt.com/sitebuilder....w560h2633.jpg [w/f/s]

this was from a personal trainer's website. They claim that all of these pictures are 12 weeks apart. I have trouble believing that. What do you guys think?
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Old 08-10-2009, 02:07 PM   #2
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Re: 12 weeks?

Um, I have to say I agree with you. First off in a few of the pictures the beofre and afters seem almost years apart by just looking at their faces. Second, I have never seen any kind of transformation to these extents in a year, let alone three months (not that I have seen every transformation out there). Plus all the tricks that photographers can play definitely works into this.

Anyway I am very hard pressed to believe the time line for these before and afters.
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Old 08-10-2009, 02:07 PM   #3
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Re: 12 weeks?

lutenizning hormone and 500 cal per day...6 weeks
and hgh daily 12 weeks.

some have packed on some serious muscle in 12 weeks? find it hard to believe
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Old 08-10-2009, 02:25 PM   #4
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Re: 12 weeks?

I could be totally wrong but a lot of those pictures look vaguely familiar - Body for Life contestants.

And I'm with you as this kind of transformation in 12 weeks would be miraculous.
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Old 08-11-2009, 05:17 AM   #5
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Re: 12 weeks?

I could be totally wrong but a lot of those pictures look vaguely familiar - Body for Life contestants

I agree. I think I recognize one picture, plus the poses holding the newspaper is BFL's requirement.

As far as the reality of it, that type of development is defintely doable. I wish I could show you my pictures from when I took that challenge. I didn't lose alot of weight, but I put on some muscle and got cut to where I looked like an athlete. Best time of my life. But that was 9 years ago. This is now. On to the next challenge...
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Old 08-11-2009, 07:18 AM   #6
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Re: 12 weeks?

You are also looking at the winners, not the average.
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Old 08-11-2009, 09:07 AM   #7
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Re: 12 weeks?

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I could be totally wrong but a lot of those pictures look vaguely familiar - Body for Life contestants

I agree. I think I recognize one picture, plus the poses holding the newspaper is BFL's requirement.

As far as the reality of it, that type of development is defintely doable. I wish I could show you my pictures from when I took that challenge. I didn't lose alot of weight, but I put on some muscle and got cut to where I looked like an athlete. Best time of my life. But that was 9 years ago. This is now. On to the next challenge...
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You are also looking at the winners, not the average.
Well I definitely think it's doable if not highly probable w/the right person.. it's just the claim that it's done in such a short time frame that I have a problem with. I'm a trainer myself and I find this to be somewhat of a disgrace. Trainers who lie and give people false promises are what gives us a bad name.

I might believe some of them if the time span claimed was 24 weeks or something but this is ridiculous.
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Old 08-11-2009, 09:10 AM   #8
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You are also looking at the winners, not the average.
Agreed. Some of the men look like out of shape bodybuilders. BB'ers can get into very poor visual shape and in 12 weeks of serious work, you'd hardly recognize them.
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Agreed. Some of the men look like out of shape bodybuilders. BB'ers can get into very poor visual shape and in 12 weeks of serious work, you'd hardly recognize them.
I read somewhere that there are 'models' that do that for a living...
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Old 08-11-2009, 11:58 AM   #10
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Re: 12 weeks?

I was 225lbs when I went into Army Basic Training in Fort Knox. 11 weeks later I was 169lbs and ripped. It can happen with the proper unwaivering commitment.
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