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Anyone Else Have The Skinny-Fat Problem?

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Sorry if this is posted twice. I couldn't find it the first time I submitted. I've been experimenting with 4HB for about the last year, but went off a couple t...
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Third week in and seeming to stall.

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Hey all! I just started the Slow Carb diet three weeks ago. (31 year old, 6’1”, Male) The first two weeks were smashing. I was 260 pre-start, and ...
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Athletic Greens Vs Miracle Greens

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Anyone know if it is OK to use Miracle Greens instead of Athletic Greens? Or are there any substitutes for the Athletic Greens that are less expensive? Or are th...
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What are the most effective meals to lose weight?

Do not write a massive difficult story, Among the best conscious what this healthy many losing weight useful ingredients are & the ideal instances to enjoy t...
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Occam's Prescriptions 5/5 cadence too slow?

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I am planning on starting Occam's Prescriptions on Monday, but I don't understand how you can perform these exercises with 5 secs up and 5 secs down. To me its ...
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Two Weeks In and Not Losing Any Weight

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Just finished my two weeks on the diet and I dont seem to be losing any weight. After the first week, before my cheat day, I weighed myself and I was five pounds...
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Not Seeing Any Results - Please Tell Me What I'm Doing Wrong!

31 / F / 160 / 56.1kg / 55.9kg / 19 Days Hello, Thanks for reading and for hopefully giving me some tips and ways to improve. I’ve been on the SCD plan for...
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Discouraged- Back to Original Weight After Two Weeks

I went on the 4-Hour Body four years ago and lost my weight. I know it took awhile. I am currently trying to lose four pounds. Started at 116.2 and down to 11...
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Anyone else Experiment with Ice Water?

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Anyone else Experiment with Ice Water? Instead of drinking chilled water from the fridge, I’ve found a much faster fat burning method freezing it overnigh...
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Workout first thing in the AM

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Hi All.. New to the forum and I’ve used 4hb successfully in the past. I’m in a place where I want to lose a few lbs. of fat. Maybe 10 or so. I know...

Which hot sauces go well with which foods

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In my opinion, Cholula goes well with almost anything, Huy Fong Siracha is best on a halved, ripe avocado, and Texas Pete Siracha is the best on meatballs. Which...
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Does the cold shower have to be before breakfast?

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Hi, Im just starting out and was wondering if i can get up, drink ice water, do kettlebells, eat and then do the cold shower? my reasons are a) if i eat last i m...
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Returning after 2 years off and need a hand

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hi 4 hour people. i was doing the four hour body 3 years ago for about 8 months and found it really really great. Both lost weight, gained energy and just enjoye...
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Having trouble getting enough protein

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Hi all, I’m having a hard time getting enough protein in my diet. I have some restrictions. I am doing an internsip, and the housing situation I am in ba...
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Protein Shake for Breakfast

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I prefer to drink a protein shake or smoothie for breakfast. I just started the Slow Carb Diet within this last week and was wondering if any of you had some sug...
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Soy? Also, beer.

So I’ve been eating this Trader Joe’s organic mayo and it has “organic expeller pressed soybean oil.” I recall something about no soy in ...
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Honey Before Bed

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I take a spoonfull of honey before bed because Honey has been proven to keep cortisol levels down. Cortisol is a stress hormone that tells your body to store fat...
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Doing good...just hate cheat day and its yucky feeling

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Lost 6 lbs ...going on my 3rd week. I just really love and hate cheat day. It seems like my Saturday's are ruined because of cheat day. As soon as I finish eatin...
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Slow-carb foods allowed / not allowed

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Can someone please post a comprehensive list of exactly what foods are allowed and not allowed on the slow-carb diet? I keep hearing contradicting things and jus...
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It's 5:00 pm, I'm hungry, what can I snack upon?

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Hi 4hourPeople, Almost every evening I have this pang of hunger. Prior to following 4 hour body plan, this was a cinch to answer. I'd have a whole-wheat bread...
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Pros and cons of SCD, Keto, Intermittent Fasting 5:2, Lean Gains, Paleo

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I guess, many of us here use and used different approaches, and what is more realistic -- a personal unique combination of many. At the moment I'm doing Keto fo...
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reading fiction before bed, what light to use

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so I started reading fiction before bed (well, Abbarant souce books, I’m easing into it) And I’m finding I can’t sleep very well after that. ...
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A tip for women who might be struggling...

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to make this short, ive been on this “diet” for about 3 years no with no results, just a struggle followed by disappointment and frustration. ive bee...
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New and gaining weight

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I started the diet 1 week ago and i’m actually gaining weight. I’m not sure why as I am eating a lot of protein, working out with either running or ...
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About those beans..

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Hi everybody :) I am a new 4-hour-body rookie from Denmark, that started the slow carb diet a week ago.. Lost 4,5 kilos in the first 5 days and just had my f...
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Getting Very Frustrated!!

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Okay so I've been on the SCD for 2 months now, and have lost a total of 15 lbs so far. Which isn't as much as I hoped by now, beacuse it was all in the first 4 ...
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Is all the protein consumed in a day above 50g which is the recommended daily intake?

Nutritionists say that the daily intake of protein is 50g…. A lot of weight lifters and other websites say you need 1g of protein for your weight… Ie...
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Any good guides for doing self experiments?

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I’m a coaching psychologist specialising in helping people build better habits, and my students are often bringing me self-improvement books. That’s ...
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30 min breakfast... after waking up or after getting up?

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Ok... I know this is probably a dumb question but anyway... I usually put my alarm clock and it takes me around 30 min to actually get up. The best 30 min of my...
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SCD Recipes

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Hi, I’ve been struggling with lunches in particular and thought there migh be recipes floating out there I could use. I thought there might even be a recip...
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Bathroom Problems!

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I've ran into a problem! I go to the bathroom like 2 twice a week, since I've started the diet. This is my 3rd week and it's awful going twice a week. I workout ...
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Quorn? Yes or No?

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Hi, New guy here, just wondering is one allowed Quorn on the Slow Carb Diet. Not really got a straight answer from trawling through the forums! Thanks.
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Barndad's Fiber DX... Yes? No?

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I’ve always had good results in the past with slow carb and no carb (Atkins) diets . I’m following the book religously… meat, beans, and veggie...
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Teaching starts Tuesday

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I am really worried about how this is going to affect my eating style/water intake. Here is my plan. Wake up and make breakfast right away. I will end up e...
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V-8 juice?

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I have been drinking a spicy V-8 juice once a day with either lunch or breakfast in place of veggies. I know the main purpose of the veggies is to help keep you ...
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Beginner: any tips?

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I am just starting the slow carb way of life. I was wondering if anyone has tips for beginners? My husband will not be doing it with me and I worry that the ca...
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Sugar Alcohol?

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Sometimes when I crave for something sweet, inhave a sugar free candy, gum or lollipop lol! It helps me a lot but was wondering if there are any negative effects...
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Frequent Urination

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I've been using the Slow Carb Diet for awhile now (45ish days) and I have to go to the bathroom at least every hour. I find it hard to sit still for even 30 minu...
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How do you schedule Occam's, Kettlebells, and abs workouts?

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Hi, I have been on the slo-carb since 02/07/11 and have been seeing some pretty decent results. 10 lbs in 18 days, or about 1/2+ pound per day averaged over the ...
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quick, portable breakfast?

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i have a hard time getting up early enough to make breakfast. does anyone have suggestions for quick and hopefully portable breakfast options? i already hard b...
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Food Mistakes

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What is one food that you thought was safe, but then found out from Trial and Error that it is not safe. During the first two weeks I would eat a little bit of...
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SWEET TOOTH

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Is there nothing we can have for a kind of desert? i have had a horrible sweet tooth and i usually eat a spoonful of peanut butter to help, but it isnt! any idea...
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Can't eat Breakfast

I have trouble eating breakfast, so I figure since intermitant fasting is supposed to be good, why doesn't my post dinner pre-lunch "fast" count? I lost around 3...
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To booze or not to booze

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Hi, I’m currently on the slow carb diet and for at least 3 (ok 4) of my non-cheat days I have a glass of red wine or two. Do other people generally drink o...
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Muscle Spasms?

I’ve been experiencing muscle spams in my calves while sleeping on and off for several weeks now and can’t figure out what I’m doing wrong. I&#...
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Acai Berry Pills?

I usually take 2 Acai Berry vitamins before I go to bed and 2 more when I wake up. Is this okay on the 4H plan? What about B12?
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Quinoa, a little every week ok?

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So I've been reading and looking at questions involving quinoa but if you ate 1 pot (about 4 cups worth) and it's gluten free during a week would this affect you...
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Is non grass feed beef ok?

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I do not have the budget to buy organic grass feed beef. Can I get by with lean cuts of regular beef?
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Thinking about doing this

. I eat well I hate the term “clean” I workout intensly in a boot camp 5 X a week, lift weights on Saturday. Lot of carbs though 200+. Not really ...

Women and the 4 Hour Body

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Are women finding success with 4 Hour Body? Over at 4-HBTalk we are discussing this and the women are not seeing very good results. Any feedback you can offer?...

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