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Any activity that doesn't burn a bunch of calories should be fine. I assume Yoga is ok but I really haven't tried it. You would know better than I...

2 hours ago

My cheat day is a blast--non stop pizza, donuts, candy, ice cream, moon pies.. you get the idea. I make sure to eat or drink carbs about an hour be...

1 day ago
Jim Cristofori replied to Serkan Atila's question:

SCD & Maintaining Muscle

I workout twice a week. I work out heavy on my cheat day (lots of carbs) and lighter with more reps on the other day. I do have carbs before and after the lighter workout but I limit it to some f...

1 day ago
Jim Cristofori replied to Justin Funk's question:

Jorge's Skinny Muffins

50 seconds in the microwave! This is a quick and easy to make snack. I cut back on the cinnamon to about 1 tsp and I dont use Stevia. I don’t feel it’s needed since I use some grass ...

13 days ago

correction: should read "Having a LOW chol::HDL level is considered to be healthy as long as the ratio is 4 to 1 or less."

36 days ago
Jim Cristofori replied to Kasper's question:

How to measure?

You can get cholesterol test kits for at-home use. Just search Amazon for examples. Some are just for total cholest. but I would opt for the kits that show HDL (good) and the LDL (bad) cholester...

36 days ago

Out of the 6 SCD days I only eat a few fruit carbs on 1 of them, just before a workout. The morning O.N. whey protein is almost pure protein, so it...

39 days ago
Jim Cristofori replied to David Hard's question:

I'm burning way more than I'm consuming and yet I'm barely losing any weight

I agree with Tanner. My guess is that you are not getting enough calories to fuel your high exercise levels and need to eat more 4HB foods. Also, your high activity level could be a cause of weig...

39 days ago
Jim Cristofori replied to Pete Ingram's question:

Want to start running/insanity/workout

IMHO, if you’re going to be doing a lot of cardio and weights every day, your body will be in need of lots of carbs….. the 4HB doesn’t give you much in that department and probab...

42 days ago
Jim Cristofori replied to Aaron Hunt's question:

Pea protein powder

The best thing to do is try it and see how your body accepts it. I don’t have much time in the mornings so I pour 4 oz egg whites, 1 or 2 whole eggs, 4 oz water and 1 scoop of Optimum Nutri...

50 days ago
Adria Acetaminophen replied to Stephanie French's question:

Non-dairy coffee creamers without sweeteners

Mimic Creme makes an unsweetened coffee creamer. I've tried the sweetened and sugar free.

Jun 17th 2013
Alison Davis asked a question:

Allergic to eggs!

Need some ideas for breakfast ? How about a protein shake? How do I make?

Jun 10th 2013
Ashley Jones is doing a tutorial!

Fat Loss Resistance Training: Session 3 of 3

This challenge is a weekly fat-loss training plan which consists of 3 fat-cutting resistance training routines that target different muscle groups ...

Apr 11th 2013
Ashley Jones is doing a tutorial!

Fat Loss Resistance Training: Session 2 of 3

This challenge is a weekly fat-loss training plan which consists of 3 fat-cutting resistance training routines that target different muscle groups ...

Apr 11th 2013
Ashley Jones is doing a tutorial!

Fat Loss Resistance Training: Session 1 of 3

This challenge is a weekly fat-loss training plan which consists of 3 fat-cutting resistance training routines that target different muscle groups ...

Apr 11th 2013
Mike Joyce is doing a tutorial!

Burn 300 calories in 20 mins: Home Bootcamp

This challenge is part of a series of workouts you can use to burn 300 calories in just 20 minutes. No more 'I don't have time to workout' excuses!...

Feb 21st 2013
Jeanie McAlpine asked a question:

When does the the 30 minutes start for protein intake in the AM?

Especially when drinking this much water I often have to wake up to pee before my actual "wake up" time. I'm usually able to fall back to sleep pretty quickly, but this morning I woke up...

Feb 14th 2013
Todd Boulden is doing a tutorial!

Go Beyond the Kettlebell Swing

So you read the book, got the kettlebell, and did the swing over a thousand times by now. As fun as it is, it's probably about time you expanded yo...

Jan 31st 2013
Aug 11th 2012
Gregory Miller asked a question:

3 Weeks in, Holding Back Water, I think

I am almost done with 3 weeks. Lost 10.5 lbs so far. This week, and I am sort of ok with this, I have plateaued. I have not changed anything but in general, I feel like I am holding back water. Af...

Jul 27th 2012
Leogurl commented on xtian's reply:

lol. It's okay. I haven't been around for awhile so it still counts.

Jul 18th 2012
Leogurl replied to Dana Reale's blog post:

New to SCD: Day 2

The book does allude to cottage cheese being okay but there are opposing views as to whether or not we should eat it. I say if you eat a little yogurt or cottage cheese and you continue to lose, t...

Jul 18th 2012
Jul 1st 2012
Leogurl commented on mjf0461's reply:

I just got over the same problem but my period finally showed up exactly 1 week late. Some member suggested I take potassium but I've been taking ...

Jun 18th 2012
berrom is doing a tutorial!

Zero-carb Vanilla Cinnamon Pancakes

This challenge will teach you how to make zero-carb pancakes for breakfast. These delicious pancakes taste close to real pancakes, just without the...

Jun 10th 2012

Also I was eating apples 2 or 3 days a week and I didn't have trouble losing but you may be right about the bananas. I also know I can't eat canta...

Jun 9th 2012

First I have to tell you that you are such an inspiration to me. Whenever I get down on myself or think about jumping ship, I look at your before ...

Jun 9th 2012

I have been thinking about switching over to a naturopathic doctor to help me with my thyroid (I don't have one) problems but I don't have health ...

Jun 9th 2012

Oops that comment was directed towards dsheehan.

Jun 8th 2012
Leogurl commented on Leogurl's question:

Update: Well I spoke too soon, my Aunt Flo came to visit me this morning so I guess I'm okay. I'm going to follow SakuraDancers advice and start e...

Jun 8th 2012

LOL!!!! No Way!!!

Jun 8th 2012
Leogurl asked a question:

Menstrual Cycle Changes- Totally Miserable

I have been searching this site and haven't been able to find a solution to my problem. I started 4hb 5 weeks ago and last week was the week my period was supposed to start but it hasn't. I had my...

Jun 7th 2012
May 29th 2012
Leogurl commented on kifAmazon's reply:

That sounds good. I have black eyed peas in the cabinet and I have no idea what to do with them. Thanks for the tip!

May 29th 2012
Leogurl commented on Tomhole's reply:

Yeah I don't do the entire PAGG stack because I read the Policosanol and Green tea extract may interfere with my thyroid medication. I do take Alp...

May 29th 2012
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May 28th 2012
Leogurl replied to vickskat's question:

How have your cheat days changed?

Hi, I just finished my 3rd week and I felt exactly like you after my 1st cheat day. So I decided to start drinking lots of water around 7pm or 8pm on the night of my cheat day and I noticed I no l...

May 28th 2012
berrom is doing a tutorial!

30-day Six Pack Challenge Day 10

It's Day 10 of the 30-day Six Pack Challenge, I hope you've been able to keep up! By now, you should really be starting to look & feel great and be...

May 23rd 2012

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