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Camilo Moreno-Salamanca replied to Tomhole's question:

Occams, muscle building and weight loss

So what you are saying is that you are doing Occam diet (which is SCD+rice/potatoes), but you are not doing Occam's workout and by changing the workout you are finally seeing muscle gain and no fa...

Apr 4th 2013
Camilo Moreno-Salamanca asked a question:

Changes in diet/exercise for muscle gain without increasing body fat %

Hello gang, So after some discipline and support from people here I currently sit at 160 lbs and 13% body fat. I hit my weight goal, but I'm 3% away from my body fat goal. However, I also want t...

Mar 29th 2013
Mar 3rd 2013
Camilo Moreno-Salamanca asked a question:

Measuring protein

Hey guys, Quick question: Do you guys have some resources on a good guide to measure grams of protein in my diet? I got an app, but it I'm not sure its completely right (e.g. 1 cup of spinach is ...

Mar 1st 2013

Hey guys, just a quick update. I took out the protein shake and started drinking about 3L of water a day. Good results! I'm at 161.4 with BMI of 1...

Feb 17th 2013
Feb 11th 2013

Hahaha true. Part of why my grocery bill is higher is because I got my Mom and my brother to do SCD as well. So we are buying about $160 of chicke...

Feb 11th 2013
Camilo Moreno-Salamanca is doing a tutorial!

30-day Six Pack Sprint: Day 1

Take the 30-day Six Pack Challenge and join members jackedup and Yes as they race to get ripped six pack abs. They are both around ~16% body fat an...

Feb 10th 2013

Hmmm, for some reason I thought berries were ok, but you are right; after reviewing the book you are right I don't see any mention. The protein po...

Feb 10th 2013

urbatan: So what do you suggest? carlipie: I'll cut down on the corn and peas.

Feb 8th 2013
Camilo Moreno-Salamanca asked a question:

New Year's SCD and Occam's: Good progress, but advice needed.

Hey guys, I started the SCD after owning the 4HB for over a year and having it beef up my unread book collection. In short, I hated vegetables and being South American my diet consisted heavily ...

Feb 7th 2013
scottnonnenberg blogged:

WAPF and Four Hour Body

I've been interested in fitness for many years - running, lifting, yoga, cycling. I try to live based on a blend of principles taken from a number of sources: Four Hour Body, the Weston A Price Fo...

Dec 5th 2011
scottnonnenberg was recruited into 4 Hour People by 4HourBod!

Give a warm welcome to scottnonnenberg!

Dec 5th 2011
Shams is doing my tutorial!

30-day Six Pack Sprint: Day 1

Take the 30-day Six Pack Challenge and join members jackedup and Yes as they race to get ripped six pack abs. They are both around ~16% body fat an...

Sep 26th 2011
Shams is doing my tutorial!

Six Pack Sprint Challenge: Day 4

It's Day 4 of the challenge to get a six pack in a month! You'll kickstart the day first thing in the morning with another fasted cardio session fo...

Jul 21st 2011
Shams is doing my tutorial!

Six Pack Sprint Challenge: Day 4

It's Day 4 of the challenge to get a six pack in a month! You'll kickstart the day first thing in the morning with another fasted cardio session fo...

Jul 21st 2011
battleship asked a question:

Has anyone used techniques in the book to prepare for events like Tough Mudder?

I trained hard but without a coherent plan for my first Tough Mudder. The event was the hardest thing I have done but now I am looking to improve my performance. That involves losing weight, incre...

Jun 16th 2011
edtrem asked a question:

aren't refried beans full of lard?

I am puzzled that the slow carb diet allwos refried beans as i thought that they were fatty becasue they are fried in lard. is that not the case?

Apr 21st 2011
edtrem replied to alfonso24's question:

30 min breakfast... after waking up or after getting up?

i also read in the book that it was OK to eat within 1 hour after rising but within 30 minutes was optimal. also, if you did not eat within 1 hour of rising "you would fail"

Apr 20th 2011
Shams replied to LauraCox's question:

TIP: Avoid whey protein when burning fat!

Wow - there's a lot of great conversation on this topic. As someone who has stalled almost from the start, I'm going to test whether my whey protein shake in the morning might be the culprit. Thi...

Apr 15th 2011
Shams commented on natswart's reply:

Thanks Stompie (that's a biblical name, right?) - I think I'm going to experminet with cutting out the whey protein in the morning as Brady had...

Apr 15th 2011
Shams replied to Patrick Brophy's question:

General annoyances

Good post. My biggest annoyance has been how so many "health" food products (using the term "health" loosely) are in reality so terrible. Specifically, protein powders and bar...

Apr 14th 2011
Shams replied to RNTgirl's question:

Splitting Cheat Day?

I think conceptually it could work, but I think as a practical measure it might be tough. Speaking from my own experience, it would be easy to let the Friday dinner creep into a Friday mid-aftern...

Apr 13th 2011
Shams replied to Josh Kocurek's question:

Love Your Black Coffee!

I'm with you guys ... the cinnamon definitely helps make coffee good. As a tip, don't over do it on the cinnamon in the coffee. I put a LOT of cinnamon in this morning and towards the bottom of t...

Apr 13th 2011
Shams commented on s joshua's reply:

You can experiment with using unflavored whey protein too. It has no carbs, and basically tastes like nothing.

Apr 12th 2011
Shams replied to allison mostowich's question:

Alternatives to Eggs in the Morning....

Have you tried a protein shake? You won't feel so full and it's a quick/easy way to get a lot of protein in first thing in the morning. You can even add almond butter to the shake for a little e...

Apr 12th 2011
Shams replied to havana bee's question:

30 g protein for women too?

I don't recall gender specificity in the 30 g protein suggestion in the book. I'd say as a woman you should strive for 30g too. But I'm a man, so take my advice with a grain of salt. For me, t...

Apr 12th 2011
Shams replied to lworthen123's question:

New to the 4HB...what all should I do before and after meals from the get go?

If I understand your question, I think you are asking what little specific things you need to do prior to and immediately after meals. You've pointed out some of the minor things you do on a chea...

Apr 12th 2011
Shams replied to MelR26's question:

Constipated/Uncomfortable Despite Water & Fiber Intake.

How are you doing on drinking water? I have found that on the SCD I'm way more regular, but that I need to drink a lot of water to keep the regularity. And I mean a lot of water. I aim for 3 li...

Apr 12th 2011
Shams replied to qwerty's question:

Alcohol recommendations?

I heard Tim Ferriss talk about this on a Nerdist podcast. He recommended what he called the "Nor-Cal Margarita". It's basically crushed limes, club soda and Patron. I tried it a coupl...

Apr 12th 2011
Shams commented on Shams's question:

Hi everyone, I haven't had any comments on this post yet. I think my post got in the pile somehow. :) Anyway, all comments are appreciated!

Apr 12th 2011
Shams commented on civico's question:

This recipe is on my menu for this week! Will let you know how it turns out. Sounds awesome.

Apr 9th 2011
Shams asked a question:

Am I doing something wrong?

Hi everyone, This is my first post on this site - apologies in advance for a long one. I am looking for a little help and wanted to arm you with as much info as I could. I'm wondering if I'm...

Apr 8th 2011
Shams asked a question:

Anyone else nervous about what happens after muscle gain?

Hey folks, I'm currently on the SCD. Phase II is to get into the gym and starting building muscle. I'm sure I'll see good gains as I haven't been regularly working out for a while (thus, lots ...

Apr 8th 2011
Shams asked a question:

Gaining Muscle Mass vs. Getting Stronger

Hey everyone, Can you help me? My understanding on gaining muscle mass is that it has two benefits: 1) increased fat burning as muscle will require more calories and 2) asthetics (you'll look b...

Apr 8th 2011
Shams asked a question:

Good, affordable unflavored whey protein?

So, I just bought some unflavored whey protein on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Foods-Whey-Protein-Isolate-100/dp/B0015AQL1Q/... It costs Just under $11/pound for it. I need to do this, as the...

Apr 8th 2011

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