sufferingoptional

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My 4HB Goal: To fit into size 34 jeans comfortably.

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    Want to chat?

    Binny, you should read the LeanGains website (www.leangains.com). The 16/8 method is the one developed by Martin Berkhan over at LeanGains and he ...

    Aug 23rd 2012
    sufferingoptional replied to Tyler Sass's question:

    Why am I not having any weight loss on the 4 hour body?

    Hey Tyler! Sorry to hear it's going slowly for you. Even without portions in your meal descriptions I can tell you eat a lot of beans and meat. Meat is mostly okay as long as it's not cooked with ...

    Jul 20th 2012
    sufferingoptional replied to LizMir's tip:

    Simple Bean Cake Recipe: Feels like cheat day!

    First of all, much love to the OP for sharing an amazing recipe. This is definitely a new stable for my meal plan. And in the interest of our shared movement towards happier, healthier bodies I'd ...

    Jul 20th 2012
    sufferingoptional replied to maddykiedis's question:

    Intermittent Fasting experience?

    I think I responded to you about this very topic in a previous thread. I mentioned I was doing a 24 hour fast before my cheat day and I must say, it was pretty effective. I was out of town all wee...

    Jul 16th 2012
    sufferingoptional replied to Dana Reale's blog post:

    Starting Tomorrow!!

    That's a great question. I think it all depends on what you want to do, honestly. If you can sustain SCD and enjoy the results, continuing to do it will only compound the benefits. Once you hit yo...

    Jul 16th 2012

    mmmm, maddy maybe this is the key to our plateau troubles!

    Jul 12th 2012
    sufferingoptional replied to maddykiedis's question:

    Having trouble understanding my body...

    I'm in a similar position. One thing I'm trying, though you should definitely reflect and consult physicians, is intermittent fasting. There's a lot of info on here and other places about IF, but ...

    Jul 12th 2012
    sufferingoptional shared a tip:

    Low Hanging SCD Fruit (Don't eat it!)

    So I was thinking we could compile a sort-of best practices list of easy things to do that maximize fat loss during the SCD process. Please add some of your "low hanging fruit" so we can...

    Jul 9th 2012

    Could you share how you generated that graph, tomhole? been interested in doing something similar for myself.

    Jul 9th 2012
    sufferingoptional shared a tip:

    The championship rounds. (Or, "Why you should give SCD at least a month"))

    Looking at the front page, I see a lot of posts that are from people who are less than one week in. To all of you, congratulations! Starting this lifestyle change was one of the most important thi...

    Jul 5th 2012
    sufferingoptional blogged:

    For the love of the game.

    My name is Fred and I'll keep this short. I've struggled with weight issues my whole life, though I don't think I knew this until I was well into my twenties. I've been on the chubby side since I ...

    Jun 17th 2012
    sufferingoptional was recruited into 4 Hour People by ceco!

    Give a warm welcome to sufferingoptional!

    Jun 17th 2012
    sufferingoptional blogged:

    I am starting here.

    Been perusing this community for a few days now and it seems like a good place to share and learn. To do my part, I'd like to post my measurements and progress in this thread and include my genera...

    Jun 17th 2012