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G G replied to Claire Smith's question:

Calories...cant get enough in me!

It will be very hard for you to get over 1500 cals with SCD with just veg, legumes and fish. You could add another meal and double up on yoru protien sources at certain meals.

7 hours ago
G G replied to Dave Jolley's question:

Day 6; only lost 0.8 lbs so far...

Not sure what you expect after 6 days but report back in 6-8 weeks of FULL adhearance and post results, I am more than certain they will be a lot different. Looking at your MFP log, I see your s...

2 days ago
Tanner Hoplock replied to Daina B Smith's question:

I am willing to lose weight

As a general rule do the complete exact opposite of what Dr. Oz says. He’s a liar and just uses his show for a marketing tool. There is no holy grail for weight loss except diet and exercise...

6 days ago
G G commented on G G's reply:

Part of using my fitness pal was for you to punch in your bean consumption and see what your carb counts are sitting at. See how you feel dropping ...

6 days ago

OK. Any advice on the portions of beans?

8 days ago
G G replied to Andrew Markovich's question:

bean portions

Andrew, get my fitness pal and track your food for a week including cheat day. It might be quite eye opening as to your carb, fats and protein and overall caloric intake. Now the best part of SC...

8 days ago

Oh and one more thing, I’ve been going to the gym now for about 4 months pretty hard, I’ve put muscle on so I think Ibe lost more than...

8 days ago

Been on this about 8 weeks now, I’ve only lost about 13 pounds. Recently I’ve been laid off so I’m waking up later and not getti...

8 days ago
Andrew Markovich asked a question:

bean portions

So I’ve been reading that you should be eating no less than 1 cup to 1.5 cups of beans a day. Do they mean raw or boiled? I find about 1/4 cup boils to 1 cup.. just a little confused. Thanks...

8 days ago

So does he mean less than a cup to 1.5 cups of legumes a day, cooked or raw? Because about 1/4 cup raw boils to about a cup... that's where I'm a l...

8 days ago
G G replied to Shane Howard's question:

2nd try and Slow Carb, and am down almost 50lbs in 9 weeks

Shane, congrats on jumping back on and with determination and the right mind set. When I started tracking my foods on myfitnesspal just out of curiousity more than anything I realized that calori...

8 days ago
G G replied to Babetravelling's question:

slow carb diet is only water weight loss

110 lbs of “water” lost here in a year and a half and not a lb gained back in 5 months. What ever works for an individual is what they should be doing, no right or wrong answer aside f...

11 days ago
G G replied to kjmc12's question:

Grams / Meal Ratio

There is no ratios to follow other than 30 gram of protein for breakfast and at least 20 per on your other meals, non starchy veggies and bean/legumes. There is no need to portion size as this is...

12 days ago
G G replied to Eric I's tip:

Checking in after over 2 years in - Down 120lbs

Awesome man and congrats. As a fellow 100 pounder down.. I have loved everyone of those good news points.

12 days ago
G G replied to David Arce's question:

Crossfit Slow Carber

You will have to find a way to up your carbs. You could consider having a 4th meal on workout days with more carbs (beans) on those days. Keep protein high (1 g/lbs of body weight or if overweig...

12 days ago
James Pare replied to Jessica S's question:

Diabetics and SCD

type 2 here. been on it a month. down 25 lbs, resting blood sugar is between 5.8-6.5, down from like 16. i just follow the diet the best i can. been experimenting with different things to see ...

20 days ago
G G commented on G G's reply:

Makes sense that you cant eat a ton at once. So from the little you can eat, stick to my suggestions eat dense food and drink plenty of water. If ...

21 days ago
G G replied to Leigh Penzhorn's question:

Meal and excercise for women?

The air squats and wall sits are for cheat day, he suggests doing them before eating. SCD is low calorie and suited for losing body fat and you could also lose some muscle. The more lean muscle...

21 days ago
G G commented on G G's reply:

Oh & snacking is no issue with complaint foods, eggs, beans/lentils/salad etc. I think if you have bigger meals you wont want or need to snack...

22 days ago
G G replied to Leigh Penzhorn's question:

Struggling with food?

How long have you been doing SCD? You and your body are used to a eating schedule and like everything new we do, a new habit has to be formed. Here are a couple of suggestions: - Drink a lot o...

22 days ago
G G replied to RomulusLQ's tip:

Back on the wagon...

Life happens, your break is now over and done with and you are jumping back in with both feet. I wish you much success, you know this works. Get your head back in the game, prep your food for 3-4...

29 days ago
G G commented on G G's reply:

The fat loss section of the 4 hour body or slow carb is just that. G2F is a whole different beast.

30 days ago
Tanner Hoplock replied to Kasper's question:

Too exhausted?

Your body just needs time to adjust, its good if you finish a workout and are tired and unable to do a recreational workout after. That means your doing somehting right, but you will eventually ad...

32 days ago
Tanner Hoplock replied to ankur's question:

Losing weight but not fat percentage

You don’t need exercise to loose weight! It’s all about diet, I agree with G G.

32 days ago
Tanner Hoplock replied to RomulusLQ's tip:

Back on the wagon...

You can do it just stick with it !

32 days ago
Tanner Hoplock replied to Raymond Holmes's question:

What do people do for maintenance?

Might work for some people, but in the end it would end up being calories in vs out.

32 days ago
Tanner Hoplock replied to Constantin's question:

When to add weight lifting to my plan

Just lift weights, I just do supersets and keep my heart moving while lifting. Start lifting right away to preserve the muscle mass you have. Keep the cardio for a final cut phase, you might need...

32 days ago
G G replied to Kasper's question:

How to measure?

Go to the Dr and get a baseline, then go back in 2-3 months and check again. I also eat a ton of eggs and after losing the bulk of my wieght all my blood numbers fell into normal levels. One th...

32 days ago
G G replied to Kasper's question:

Too exhausted?

Are you also eating Greek to Freak? If you are that fatigued it could be that you have’nt eaten accordingly.

32 days ago
G G replied to Constantin's question:

When to add weight lifting to my plan

Yes, you can start weights anytime and I recommend that. I also recommend getting a trainer who can show you how to lift weights properly with good form. Focus on the large muscle groups, 3 days...

32 days ago

1 week is too soon to make a judgement. This is a low calorie, low carb way of eating. Exercise is not necessary at this point, give your body a ...

32 days ago
G G commented on G G's reply:

At 12% body fat, consider looking at lean gain intermittent fasting, rippedbody.jp has a ton of info on it as well, great articles. Might help you...

35 days ago
G G commented on G G's reply:

I used myfitness pall for a few weeks just to see what my usual meals sit at, it's been a valuable tool. I found that my overboard cheat days will...

35 days ago
G G replied to David Hard's question:

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

SCD is extremely low calorie as you have pointed out. It also appears that your fats are very low. I can’t add much more than what has been pointed out below but I can suggest the followin...

35 days ago
35 days ago

Yeah, only takes a week to start getting fat, I'm bulking agian and I can see my body composition changing very quickly, but I'm also stonger in th...

36 days ago
Tanner Hoplock replied to David Hard's question:

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

Your not eating enough SCD food during the week, eat more calories don’t be hungry,,your body is probably in shock from your huge deficit. You’re not supposed to be hungry on SCD. Diet...

36 days ago
G G replied to Adam Smit's question:

Occam's Protocol: Crap, I'm gaining fat.

Those protein bars are so packed with sugar usually and obscene carb counts. The building blocks of muscle building is protien, why not get it from meat sources and suppliment it with whey isolat...

36 days ago
Tanner Hoplock replied to Pete Ingram's question:

Want to start running/insanity/workout

Definitly too much at once, get the diet in check then lift weights or run, I would suggest lifting weights or you will loose muscle mass. Start slowly 2-3 days a week and then work your way up ad...

38 days ago
G G replied to mightyash's question:

Stupid Question Bean or Vegetable?

100 g of green beans = 6 grams of carb, 100 g of black beans = 63 grams of carbs. Wh If you want to look at the two as fuel & fibre source black beans win, green beans are a great veggie.

42 days ago
G G replied to Lisa's question:

Egg Whites?

I never held back on the yolks, I’m more of a 2-3 whole + 2 whites for breaky. This is a very low calorie diet to begin with.

48 days ago
G G replied to Michelle Tillit's question:

Acai on Slow Carb Diet?

The benefits of avocado is the good fats. If this is the only thing you are doing that is not SCD and you are still losing weight/inches then do it. If you are stalling at least you know what to...

48 days ago
G G commented on G G's reply:

One thing I notice about my cheat days. If I eat a ton of processed foods, pizza or dine out and I get loaded up with sodium and then I drink beer ...

48 days ago
G G replied to Mike Manzi's question:

Not losing enough weight - any help?

Could be a few things. - You’re not following the plan exactly but you know this. ;) - If you are not eating breakfast because you are doing 16/8 IF then based on what you listed above you ...

54 days ago
G G commented on G G's reply:

I saw the info graphic for 4 Hour Body it shows a "second smaller lunch" which would bring the meals to 4 daily. This is a very low calo...

56 days ago
Mike C replied to Ynna Domm's question:

Dinner for tonight

Tomatoes have created stalls in weight loss for me, so be careful!

60 days ago
Mike C replied to Grace Sheng's question:

Are these good snacks?

At a general rule, I would try to avoid snacking. If you’re hungry between meals, you’re probably not eating enough. If you absolutely need to snack, a hard-boiled egg is always a safe...

60 days ago