G G

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My 4HB Goal: Weight loss - inches down - muscle building.

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    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 ...

    1 day 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...

    3 days ago

    I'm a foodie too and that is what helped me, I can make anything taste good to me. If you can commit to 6 weeks as mentioned, do it. If this is a...

    11 days ago
    G G replied to Deanna Hayward's question:

    How many active members here?

    This board is pretty dead, but using the search function it is jam packed with all the information you could imagine. Since it’s not moderated, there is so much off topic threads about other...

    11 days ago
    G G replied to Karen Mailer's question:

    Bloatedness & weight increase!!..albeit early days!

    What is your Hubby eating that is making him bloated? Beans? I find this odd, but if it’s the beans, are you rinsing them before eating? What kind of veggie is he eating? Day 3 gain or lo...

    14 days ago
    G G replied to Moses Ong's question:

    How many of you eat chicken with skin on, and/or deep fried?

    I never shy away from the fatty cuts of meat, especially with slow carb/low carb eating. I bake or grill my wings though, the deep fryer is just way too much fat on top of the fat. Calorie wise...

    16 days ago
    G G commented on Tomhole's reply:

    Keep lifting, keep as much lean muscle mass as you can and along with SCD that excess fat will come off. The business trip is over, shrug it off an...

    23 days ago
    G G replied to Tricia Beeson's question:

    Four meals a day

    Do you feel you need 4 meals a day, are you hungry? If you ate 100% slow carb you could have 4 meals a day if you wanted to. Personally I was always satisfied with 3 meals a day, I may have snack...

    44 days ago
    G G replied to Tricia Beeson's question:

    Hi I'm Tricia

    Tricia, I skipped over your negative body image words and got right down to the liking your very first day. You have the determination it sounds like to make this happen. The before and afters a...

    45 days ago
    G G commented on adacandoit's reply:

    Casein is usually taken before bed by fitness/bodybuilder types that tend to eat 5-6 meals a day. Whey Isolate is taken pre & post work out fo...

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

    Try and keep your arms pinned to your ears and aligned with your straight back as you come up to the start position. I found myself trying to crun...

    71 days ago
    G G commented on Ben2TheMax's reply:

    How is it you think you're losing that much muscle? Are you starving yourself?

    71 days ago
    G G replied to Jasbhir Sadool's question:

    Is zucchini allowed

    http://lowcarbdiets.about.com/od/carbcounts/a/zucchini.htm It’s one of the veg I eat the most, versatile and quick to cook. Is it allowed? Not sure but it never stopped me.

    73 days ago
    G G replied to Sumsum77's question:

    Any Suggestions on how to fight my sugar cravings?

    Simply put you may have to power through it. if you give into them you risk binging. Save it for cheat day and let it fly, but the sugar hangover the next day is rough. One thing I like if I ne...

    73 days ago
    G G replied to Jennifer Schultz's question:

    Want to Lose weight with Garcinia Cambogia

    I love all the Dr.Oz conspiracy theorists, makes me LOLZ to no end. Nothing is one size fits all for people & weight loss, not even the 4 Hour Body, Paleo, Atkins, Fasting. Listen to the wo...

    75 days ago
    G G replied to Marie-joelle Desjardins's question:

    cat vomit questions

    You can Youtube search it, there are couple of people there demoing it. Also this video by Elliote Hulse https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iCbf2wqE4Gw he does’nt call it cat vomits but itR...

    80 days ago
    G G replied to Tomhole's question:

    First powerlifting meet this Saturday

    Hey good luck on your first comp, what a great accomplishment. Your deadlift is impressive!

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

    I should add, your liver will not aid in any fat loss until it burns off the booze, so it could lead to stalling.

    Apr 15th 2014
    G G replied to Caroline Ince's question:

    To booze or not to booze

    Red wine only during the week for me, usually Wednesday & Fridays, two glasses each day, cheat day is Saturday = beer! :)

    Apr 15th 2014
    G G commented on Tomhole's reply:

    I'm going to add something about fruit consumption as I have started to eat fruit again. If I eat fruit in the morning, it's a serving and it's alw...

    Apr 15th 2014
    G G asked a question:

    A great Video on tracking Weight/Measurements

    A great video on being obsessed with weighing yourself, weight fluctuations, day to day/week to week and info specific to women about water weight and monthly cycles. You can start it at 3:00. Pl...

    Apr 15th 2014
    G G replied to Dan Williams's question:

    My Success Story - A Brief Discussion

    Thanks for sharing and congrats!!

    Mar 31st 2014
    G G replied to Ian Cornies's question:

    VEGA ONE shakes

    If your not losing weight/inches over time.. then you know what to take out. Just make sure there is’nt hidden sweeteners or corn products. I would mix with water over the almond milk.

    Mar 31st 2014
    G G commented on Litfuel's reply:

    Why would a vegan version better? Nothing will beat a quality whey isolate. 0 sugars & 0 Carbs no flavor, there are a ton of them out there. ...

    Mar 27th 2014
    G G replied to Johannes Hesse's question:

    Newbie got a lot of questions.

    Hey Johannes, welcome to the journey. Are you adding chili sauce to the canned beans or are you buying them that way? At any rate check for sugars & hidden wheat or corn or any of the 40 co...

    Mar 20th 2014
    G G replied to Grace Sheng's question:

    Long term effects on the kidneys? Nutrient deficiencies?

    I had a DEXA scan after being on SCD for over a year and my bone density was way above average. After blood work my cholesterol went form high to normal, my blood pressure went from high side to n...

    Mar 11th 2014
    G G commented on ironcheftj's reply:

    Luis, you sound like me with regards to cheat day gains and how long it takes to drop. I think you are on the right track, it's time to start coun...

    Mar 10th 2014
    G G commented on G G's reply:

    I know the battle and I still live it. You give up so much of the food you used to eat and the results are not what what you expected. Stay the c...

    Mar 4th 2014
    G G replied to Josh McMahon's question:
    Mar 4th 2014
    G G commented on G G's reply:

    Since you are starting out.. you will probably need to give yourself 6 weeks of 100% to the letter slow carb before you can start to see what certa...

    Feb 28th 2014
    G G replied to MaryFatimah Weening LAc's question:

    Tofu allowed?

    Hey there and welcome to the journey. Here is a good thread on it http://4hourpeople.com/question/520/no-tofu-why-not Were you thinking of eating it daily or once a week type thing? I eat it inf...

    Feb 27th 2014
    G G replied to FitSA80's question:

    Meal Replacement / To Few Calories

    The right answer is determined by doing it and tracking your stats. Your going to have to go with your routine for a few weeks and see what happens. My thoughts are you will see some significant ...

    Feb 27th 2014
    G G replied to Amy Cohen's question:

    I stalled and lost my umph

    Was 116 the right weight for you or do you think 120-125 is ideal for balance & happiness? My wife is a part timer, SCD breakfast & dinner but she has what ever she wants for lunch and ...

    Feb 20th 2014
    G G replied to Mindy Parmett Fiddler's question:

    Come to a stall?

    I had a serious stall 6 months at least, I experimented with Whey protein & water for my 30 in 30 then started intermittent fasting. I did 16 hours fasted 8 hour feeding window, basically eati...

    Feb 15th 2014
    G G replied to Luis Mejia's question:

    quick breakfast that i have been doing

    If its working for you, keep it up. If you stall, well you know what to eliminate first.

    Feb 13th 2014
    G G replied to ashbby972's question:

    JalapeƱos on SCD

    These have helped me a great deal, making eggs more yummy or adding them to my home made pork sausage patty's or sauteing them in a veggie medley.

    Feb 13th 2014
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    Feb 13th 2014
    G G replied to Daniel Muller's question:

    What exercise should I add to my routine

    To answer your question specifically. I would cancel out the close grip pulls and perhaps do single arm dumbbell rows, bent over rows or wide grip pull ups/assisted pull ups. To add to your abs I...

    Feb 13th 2014
    G G replied to Michele Marks's question:

    Intermittent Fasting vs 30/30

    Go back and re-read the section in the book about the 30 in 30. In a live chat with Tim Ferriss he pointed out that it could be 30 grams in 40 or 45 mins, but he came up with 30 in 30 as a easy p...

    Feb 10th 2014
    G G replied to Alexander's question:

    Mood swings after the cheat day

    I hear you man. I used to get the day after cheat day blues. I got to eat and drink what I wanted, it, all hopped up on carbs, sugars and an increased endorphin rush, then CRASH! Guilt ridden, ...

    Feb 7th 2014
    G G replied to wingtcoach's question:

    Cycling beans

    You could up your legume consumption on workout days, or have some at each meal leading up to and after your workout. Then on non workout days you could either drop them completely or lower the p...

    Feb 5th 2014
    G G commented on bnz99's reply:

    The print out does not split up the make up of the lean mass. I don't really care about that. What I like is the break down of each limb for musc...

    Feb 4th 2014
    G G commented on bnz99's reply:

    Lean mass includes all parts of the body except fat, so it is organs, muscle & fluids. I woke up and weighed my self and I was 2 lbs less than...

    Feb 4th 2014
    G G commented on bnz99's reply:

    I did the Omron and it showed me at 27% BF and my bio-impedance scale showed me at 32%. My friend had the scan done as well and he just had a 14 ...

    Feb 4th 2014
    G G commented on G G's reply:

    You could have a little 35% full fat cream in 1 coffee per day, but if you are not losing weight then kill it. I like to cook a bunch of chicken ...

    Feb 3rd 2014
    G G shared a tip:

    I had a Dexa Scan

    I just had a DEXA (actually called DXA) scan on Saturday as a treat to myself for cracking the 100 lb + milestone of weight lost on the SCD. The cost was $125, took about 40 mins for the whole e...

    Feb 3rd 2014
    G G replied to Daniel Loeker's question:

    Oh no, Beginner questions !!!!

    My advice would be to stick to the plan and compliant foods in the book 100% and without question for at least 6 weeks or better yet 8 weeks and great things will happen. Kill the soy lattes, the ...

    Feb 3rd 2014
    G G replied to Kaye Falconer's question:

    Under active thyroid

    I have been on thyroid meds for a few years now and have lost over 100 lbs on SCD in the last 16 months.

    Feb 2nd 2014
    G G commented on Bogdan Ioan's reply:

    You should read Lean Gains about body re-composition.

    Jan 30th 2014