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My 4HB Goal: That's not sweat. It's your fat cells CRYING! (Read during my first marathon)





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Monsoon replied to curtl's question:

Energy boost for early morning run?

My first question: What are your goals? Just finish a 10K? Or compete to place either over all or age group? Are you at your target weight or looking to lose more? This is a more complicated s...

Jul 4th 2011
Monsoon is doing my 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 2nd 2011
Monsoon commented on Monsoon's reply:

brady - Dang thats awesome! Wish I had one here in the US. I went on vacation to Grand Cayman. Cold showers there? Heck no! Best they could h...

May 31st 2011
Monsoon replied to veeberg's question:

What is effective timing for cold showers?

I shoot for 5 - 10 mintues. Typically a minimum of 5. I changed to shaving in the shower and on shave days it's 10 minutes. I worked my way down temperature wise until I'm almost losing water p...

May 29th 2011
Monsoon commented on Monsoon's reply:

No I have only very recently started doing any specific weight lifting some of it related to CrossFit. I'm learning/growing more every day.

May 23rd 2011
Monsoon replied to mthies1205's question:

running often

No it won't hurt you as long as you progress into it slowly. Don't go from the diet + high rep low weight training to 4 or 5 runs/week. Build up to it or you will injure yourself. You need to d...

May 20th 2011
Monsoon replied to biggles's question:

Kettlebell swings

I started using the Jillian Michaels adjustable 20lb KB (total waste of $ for me since I NEVER removed any weights). I used her instructional videos and Tim's to really nail my form down. After ...

Apr 29th 2011
Monsoon replied to Yojax's question:

Has ANYONE actually completed the 12week Ultra Endurance schedule?

Well I didn't follow any specific program, but I did do VERY minimal long runs and various standard marathon training. My longest run hit 15.5. I focused on cross training and fast shorter runs....

Apr 21st 2011
Monsoon commented on s joshua's reply:

$150! OUCH! I can get one (DEXA) for $50 here in Illinois or a Bod Pod for $40...

Apr 20th 2011
Monsoon replied to s joshua's question:

Terra Plana Vivo Barefoot shoes - anyone in NYC?

I own both and ordered my Vivo's in the same size as my VFFs. Vivo's are nice, very business looking shoes that transmit a lot of ground feedback to your feet. Oh and BTW I have both KSO and KSO...

Apr 20th 2011
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Mar 15th 2011
Monsoon replied to a question I'm following

Almond Milk?

1. If you use Almond Milk make 100% sure is unsweetened. 2. It's a form of liquid calories thus strictly speaking NOT SCD. With those two items in mind, as I am sure Tim himself would say it de...

Mar 15th 2011
Monsoon replied to a question I'm following

Running / how much and when?

From what I've read, sure run! I love running and will not give it up even while attempting to do some G2F or Occ. 2-3 hours/week of running shouldn't hinder, but HELP you build LBM while keepin...

Mar 7th 2011
Monsoon replied to a question I'm following

I can't do it anymore

My wife and I went shopping for some nice jeans about a month ago. No one really keeps a good stock of skinny tall sizes! (At least none that my wife thought looked good on me) Ended up at A&am...

Mar 7th 2011
Monsoon replied to a question I'm following

Possible Breakfast Shake Recipe

My perferred breakfast is between 2 or 3 scrambled egg beaters + 2 strips of bacon. This is 18g Protein for the 3x egg beaters + 3g protein from the bacon. So I'm 11g protein off here which could...

Mar 3rd 2011
Monsoon replied to a question I'm following

Intermittent Fasting Schedule

I used IF and running last year to drop 50 pounds. If your looking for a formal schedule, I too am not aware of one but here is my experience: I transitioned into IF just like I HAD to transitio...

Mar 2nd 2011
Monsoon commented on Monsoon's profile:

I have IF'ed ran a Half Marathon, Full Marathon, then started reading 4HB and then ran a Ultra Marathon (50K). Now after losing 50 pounds I am try...

Mar 2nd 2011
Monsoon replied to a question I'm following

Why does = Lightly Caffeinated?

Good question. Though I believe Tim's referring to 99% of Green Tea Extracts on the market which carry a LOT of caffeine! I made the mistake of not only buying the caffeinated ones but taking th...

Feb 28th 2011