s joshua

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My 4HB Goal: Visible 6-pack!

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51 days ago
s joshua replied to Gretchen Linden's tip:

I now have 100 lbs off!!!!!!!!!!

Hoo-rah! Sorry to hear about the cancer Keep on the path towards health

Dec 20th 2013
Dec 20th 2013
s joshua replied to Katie Jester's question:

Having trouble with cravings

re-visit your "Harajuku Moment" as Tim refers to it in the 4HB. Why did you start down this path in the first place? What motivated you then? Why has that motivation decreased? Are you...

Dec 9th 2013
Nov 21st 2013
s joshua commented on G G's reply:

What G G said! Both are great references: rippedbody.jp gives credit to leangains.com. rippedbody.jp is just a more simplified version with less s...

Nov 21st 2013

Try both and see what is truly more effective for YOU My daily cold showers are invigurating, I've been doing them since March. It was tough at ...

Nov 19th 2013
s joshua commented on Tomhole's reply:

5 times today?? It sounds like you need to put yourself on a scale fast... Hid it in the closet and break that thing out once/week the morning of ...

Nov 19th 2013
s joshua commented on Moses Ong's reply:

Pastured eggs should be the first choice, since these are chickens eating their natural diet. "Free range" and "organic" aren'...

Nov 19th 2013

Unsure if you're aware, but you could still be enjoying your panera, just go with the off-menu choices: http://blog.pe.com/food-and-drink/2013/06/...

Nov 15th 2013

Impressive will power, well done!

Nov 14th 2013
s joshua commented on G G's question:

Hey congrats! Glad to hear your new strategies are working

Nov 13th 2013
Nov 13th 2013

You're on to something here, well thought out! I'd agree with you on this, especially considering how little lactose is present in the "fat&q...

Nov 5th 2013
s joshua replied to Alexander's tip:

A Comparison of Intermittent Fasting Protocols

Endurance: Not Good/Not Good/Not Good. Haha, that's fun Those folks aren't very well fat adapted then...

Nov 5th 2013
s joshua replied to Daniel's question:

Green Vibrance OK?

Looks OK... There are a couple grain/grass powders in it that I wouldn't really choose to take myself. I'd classify as a VERY high priced multivitamin with a hint of snake oil. You'd probably be ...

Nov 5th 2013
s joshua replied to Alexander's question:

Why some food is domino?

I think there are likely multiple reasons. My guess and from personal experience I'd say: -Humans have the ability to taste both sweet (carbs), and fat. Since we evolved in times of scarcity, o...

Oct 24th 2013
s joshua commented on Moses Ong's reply:

There is no protocol related to lime juice that I am aware of? I believe Tim does recommend having some lemon/lime squeezed in water on cheat days...

Oct 24th 2013
s joshua commented on s joshua's reply:

BMI is not a good metric to use: http://4hourpeople.com/question/12451/BMI-says-Im-overweight Go by mirror/looks, or body fat % estimates, measur...

Oct 23rd 2013
s joshua commented on Tomhole's reply:

@ Ben: That's interesting, glad to hear! Thanks for following back up. Just curious, are you fairly sedentary? My main concern with doing this too...

Oct 22nd 2013
Oct 22nd 2013
s joshua replied to Martn Zucal's question:

how to quit SCD diet?

SCD is meant to be a lifestyle, not a diet. As G G said, if you just go back to your old ways, you will go back to your old weight (or potentially more). Instead, use the principles you've learn...

Oct 22nd 2013
s joshua replied to Martn Zucal's question:

Carbs in breakfast before workout gym?

What is your primary goal? Lose fat? Gain muscle? It sounds like you are pretty active, and the slow carb diet isn't really catered to those who are very active due to it being low in carbs. Al...

Oct 22nd 2013
s joshua replied to Moses Ong's question:

Ice bath idea

If you are using cold exposure for purposes of fat loss, the longer and colder you can tolerate, the higher the potential for fat burning. Your body wants to maintain a regular tempurature, so fo...

Oct 21st 2013
s joshua replied to Stephen Bell's question:

5 week weigh in, 2lb gain.

Was your progress over the first 4 weeks, prior to adding the yoga, consistent as far as the weight you were losing? Typically, people see a large drop their first week or two, and then over the ...

Oct 18th 2013

ice cream

Oct 18th 2013

Ditching gluten on cheat day for me used to mean an average of 1 day sooner of returning to my pre-cheat day weight. After that I decided gluten a...

Oct 18th 2013
s joshua commented on Tomhole's reply:

Cool experiment, Ben! But it sounds like he did: 64 hours fast 24 hours with 1 meal of sardines/spinach (est. ~200 cal maybe?) plus additional 2...

Oct 18th 2013
Oct 18th 2013
s joshua replied to Westicle's question:

What to do When Vitamin D Levels are Normal?

Continue to try and maintain the optimal level. Vit D is something that your body uses all the time. You can store it in your fat tissue for when your body needs it, so excess on sunny days is us...

Oct 16th 2013

that's kickass. Well played, sir. Are you going to make a version 2.0 now that you've mitigated legumes?

Oct 16th 2013
Oct 16th 2013
s joshua commented on s joshua's reply:

Eggs are great, and definitely fit into the SCD. If you can find a source of pastured eggs, then you are doing even better! (Pastured means the ch...

Oct 7th 2013
s joshua replied to Marian Moretti's question:

almond milk

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Oct 4th 2013
s joshua commented on s joshua's reply:

Glad to hear, optimism is always ideal. What your mind thinks, happens, so if you think you'll lose weight, you will. Its not quite as simple as t...

Oct 4th 2013
s joshua commented on Tomhole's reply:

Whey protein shake would also have merited use here. Also, as you adapt to SCD, your body is "learning" to utilize fat more efficientl...

Oct 3rd 2013
Oct 3rd 2013
s joshua commented on s joshua's reply:

Ok, carbs per cookie is 2.1g +9.2g = 11.3g. Fat/carb/protein is: 9.4/11.3/12.7g. That ingredients list is... profound. Erythritol, the third in...

Oct 3rd 2013
s joshua commented on s joshua's reply:

No worries, glad to help! I hope it works for you... please keep us posted. Do not fear fat. Well, here is my rule of thumb on fat: if fat require...

Oct 3rd 2013

Not having to play games with your will power is so freeing. Having 16 hours/day when the answer to "should/can I consume XYZ..." is ALW...

Oct 3rd 2013
s joshua commented on s joshua's reply:

By "swtiching up" I meant changing your diet from consuming legumes to not consuming them, but you answered it Your last comment tells ...

Oct 3rd 2013