4hpam

My 4HB Goal: I've been almost there for a long time. It's time to get there!

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Any older participants suggestions?

Congrats on your 20 inches lost! That means you are building muscle which weighs more than fat and could be why the scale is going down more slowly for you. I am 56 and have lost only 7 pounds in ...

Mar 2nd 2011
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Celebrate the little wins

Great Post! I only have little wins as well. I've only lost 7 pounds in 5 weeks. But: I feel fantastic and I've had more than one person tell me I look great!

Mar 2nd 2011
4hpam commented on mikendomsmum's reply:

Wow you must have eaten a lot of them! I didn't put cheese on top,just veggies. One a week has not been a problem for me, but everyone is different...

Mar 2nd 2011
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not a question, just bummed

high protein breakfast drink a lot of water try not to eat anything white!!!! finish your shower with cold water drink grapefruit juice prior to a big meal do air squats and wall pushups within a...

Mar 1st 2011
4hpam commented on desert fox's reply:

lucky!

Feb 23rd 2011
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Whey Protein w/ Water is BLECH!

I use Whole Foods Brand vanilla whey protein powder. It has a little stevia in it. I mix 2 scoops with 2 cups water, 1/2 tablespoon cinnamon, 1 tablespoon of almond butter ( or 1/4 of an avocado) ...

Feb 23rd 2011
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Any info on Saunas/ Steam rooms after workouts?

I want to know the same thing because I use a sauna twice a week prior to swimming for an hour. I believe it helps my immune system! I also do the cold showers and ice packs.

Feb 22nd 2011
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Soreness after kettlebells

I think you are smart to start with a low weight and concentrate on your form! The slightest hunch, or even looking down could cause a back injury. I started with a 15 lb. kettlebell and 20 reps a...

Feb 22nd 2011
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TIP: Avoid whey protein when burning fat!

I appreciate the info but am very disappointed. I use a whey powder with a touch of stevia, mix it with water and spinach for my breakfast. I just can not stomach eating breakfast before work and ...

Feb 22nd 2011
4hpam commented on 4hpam's reply:

Sometimes I add a quarter of an avacado or 1 tablespoon of almond butter for a healthy fat. Sounds weird but its really good!

Feb 17th 2011
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Protein Shake for Woman >30% BF

Yes! I have the same problem in the morning. Get the vanilla whey protein powder from Whole Foods. Use 2 scoops with about 2 cups of water, a handfull of spinach,(frozen or fresh), cinnamon, cocoa...

Feb 17th 2011
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New weight loss trick: Eating almonds with meals?

Great info, Laura! Do you think using a little almond butter on my bowl of vegies is good? I like to add a dash of soy sauce and 1/2 tlbspoon almondbutter to a big bowl of veggies. It gives it a l...

Feb 17th 2011
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Chicken, peppers, and onions

Sounds good and easy! Leftovers on a salad for lunch!

Feb 17th 2011
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Silly question about Almond Butter

The cheapest is probably Trader Joe's.

Feb 17th 2011
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I am starting Monday

Good luck! Don't try everything at once, even the book says so. Read and reread the basics. Don't be hard on yourself if it takes a couple of weeks to get the hang of it. I get so much good info f...

Feb 16th 2011
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Picture Update- down 9 pounds!

Congrats! I can see more definition in your waist even in the straight-on pic. I'm inspired by hearing of your success at week four. I'm at almost three weeks and only down four pounds. I'll try t...

Feb 15th 2011
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Women and the 4 Hour Body

Only 4 lbs in almost three weeks, so my results are not what I was hoping for either- BUT I do feel good, lots of energy, not as hungry. I will stick it out another couple of weeks because of what...

Feb 15th 2011
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Best place to buy a kettlebell

Ocean State Job Lot (in Massachusetts) had a huge selection at very low prices,( less than $1 per pound). Lots of other equipment too.

Feb 15th 2011
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Girls what size kettle bell

Don't laugh, I'm only using a 15lb kettlebell! I just started last week and I will go get a heavier one soon. I'm 56 years old and although I swim 5 hours a week I have not been using weights in a...

Feb 15th 2011
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Lemme get a vitamin

I'm having a hard time not eating fruit daily too, but vegies have the same nutrients plus more,so we just have to eat a lot of them.

Feb 15th 2011
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My Ankles are Swelling

Please check it out with a doctor because if you have water pooling in your ankles you could also have it around your heart. Start actually counting the sodium in everything you put in your mouth...

Feb 14th 2011
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Women wait until week 5!

Thanks for this post. I'm almost at week three and the results have been slow, only a couple of pounds. I'll stick it out another couple of weeks to see what happens. I do have to say that I'm not...

Feb 8th 2011
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What slow carb meal can I bring to work for microwaving?

I make a turkey chili with celery,onions, peppers, ground turkey, canned diced tomatos, chili powder, cumin, red pepper flakes and black beans. When I heat it up at work everyone says it smells de...

Feb 8th 2011
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What are quick, easy and cheap sources of protein?

I don't like to eat in the morning and also in a rush so I do 2 scoops of vanilla whey protein powder ( total 32 grams protein) mixed in blender with water and a handfull of frozen or fresh spinac...

Feb 7th 2011
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10 days on the program and have lost 3.5 lbs. I was hoping for more drastic results but I'll take it. I'm afraid to take a cheat day although I wan...

Feb 4th 2011
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Slow-Carb Cookbook

Thanks! I didn't know it was a free e book!

Feb 4th 2011
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WOW! Cauliflower Pizza Crust !! Yum!

Easy and delicious! I used pesto on the crust and then loaded it up with vegies. I used a little cheese in the crust to make sure it came out crispy, but I didn't put cheese on top. To make caulif...

Feb 3rd 2011
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How to make a good cup of cinammon coffee?

I put a cinammon stick in the bottom of the coffee pot prior to brewing so it steeps in the hot coffee as it brews. It smells and tastes great! I also use a good brand of coffee because it is not ...

Feb 1st 2011
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Jan 28th 2011
4hpam commented on 4hpam's profile:

Hi Laura, I saw Tim on Dr. Oz show and then bought the book. I found your site while trying to find out more practical information. I like the fri...

Jan 28th 2011