mtmcgill

United-Kingdom flagManchester, I2, United Kingdom
My 4HB Goal: To get abs!

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mtmcgill commented on mtmcgill's reply:

Its not been completed...id suggest (as someone suggested to me) to start from the beginning and increase intensity every time you do a workout.

Oct 19th 2012
mtmcgill commented on BK240's reply:

PS - Eat Stop Eat is also a good book...along with Starting Strenght Mark Rippetoe...

Oct 19th 2012
mtmcgill commented on BK240's reply:

Hi - I do IF 7 days a week, 16/8 and sometimes do a full 24 hour fast, depending on weekend activity! If you are training hard (Heavy compound lif...

Oct 19th 2012
Jul 16th 2012
mtmcgill commented on ceco reply:

http://4hourpeople.com/question/4177/Challenge-Deck-of-Cards-Workou... The first option was produced into a challenge by Laura, see above link and...

Jul 12th 2012
mtmcgill commented on ceco reply:

Thats the one... cheers, much appreciated. Yes of course, i will do them both... i have lots of others for more advanced kettlebell training and s...

Jul 12th 2012
mtmcgill asked a question:

Book from the 30 day six pack

Hi, hope you are well and still keeping fit! You mentioned a book / diet which was applied to the last week of the 30 day six pack challenge (believe it was used for cancer patients)... please ca...

Jun 20th 2012
mtmcgill asked a question:

Book for the last week on 30 day six pack challenge?

Hi, Excuse my vagueness here! 4hourbod recommended a diet book which is some kind of liquid diet for the last week of the 30 day six pack challenge... does anyone know what it was? I think it wa...

Jun 18th 2012
mtmcgill is doing a tutorial!

The 300 Spartan Workout

This challenge will show you how to get ripped like a Spartan warrior by following the workout routine used by the cast of the blockbuster movie 'T...

Jun 17th 2012
mtmcgill replied to susanfoss's question:

Intermittent fasting

I do intermittent fasting as a way of life now... thats every day! And eat my calories over two meals... its alot easier than eating 6 times a day which i did for years... wake up, go to work, no ...

Mar 22nd 2012
mtmcgill replied to michhola's question:

First Ice Bath this evening! How is this methode?

I would say start off with cold showers to condition yourself to the cold. After a week or 2 of cold showers then you can run a bath of cold water and get in that. Once you have conditioned to tha...

Jan 9th 2012
mtmcgill commented on Jake's reply:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=quy3Bzpjijw

Dec 14th 2011
mtmcgill commented on Jake's reply:

You may end up hurting your self due to weight imbalance in my opinion. I would crack on with body weight and build some strength first... im assu...

Dec 9th 2011
mtmcgill commented on lisa_a's reply:

No comment!

Dec 9th 2011
mtmcgill replied to PeteC's question:

Slow carbon diet exercises without kettlebells

Body weight exercises are superb for both advanced gym goers and non gym goers! Main ones are:- Press ups Pull ups Air Squats Lunges Sit ups Sprawls Let me know if you want any further exercises...

Dec 9th 2011
Dec 8th 2011
mtmcgill commented on lisa_a's reply:

Exactly my theory on this, thanks.

Dec 8th 2011
mtmcgill commented on s joshua's reply:

Thanks again. I have studied leangains and this is where i get most of my info and direction from. Where does your protein and fat source come fro...

Dec 8th 2011
mtmcgill commented on s joshua's reply:

It lasts all morning until i go to the gym at lunch, then when i eat it stops! I think its due to my body having no energy to burn to keep me warm...

Dec 7th 2011
mtmcgill commented on mtmcgill's reply:

Akane - just do what you can i.e. one set or reduce reps etc... I can work a bodyweight program if you wish, a bit easier, just let me know.

Dec 7th 2011
mtmcgill commented on mtmcgill's reply:

Justin - yes its the same thing.

Dec 7th 2011
mtmcgill commented on Andrew819's reply:

I do, but sometimes im colder than other days! Im sure its just to do with a new diet, i do this every day now and the results are quite clear... ...

Dec 7th 2011
mtmcgill replied to Maria Rider's question:

HIIT Workouts - Ideas?

Try this.. no or as little rest between exercises, but rest 45-60 secs between sets... A1: Push Ups 3 x Near Max Reps A2: Sprawl 3 x 20 A3: Plank 3 x 60 seconds A4: Sit Up 3 x 20 ...

Dec 1st 2011
mtmcgill commented on mtmcgill's reply:

Dont eat for 12 hours!!!! Only joking! I got my info from leangains.com as s joshua says... have a look on there and see what you think. If you ca...

Nov 23rd 2011
mtmcgill commented on mtmcgill's reply:

I have always eaten breakfast and thought it the most important meal of the day. Having started IF it gives me alot more time in the morning, whic...

Nov 22nd 2011
mtmcgill replied to Nathan Randall's question:

30-Day Six Pack Sprint: Days 11-30?

Unfortunately there is nothing further after day 10, for now anyway. Im not sure exactly why, think it was a technical problem. BUT, follow it and then repeat the same 10 days 3 times but intensif...

Nov 21st 2011
Nov 21st 2011
mtmcgill replied to Amy Cohen's question:

IF how many days?

Ive just started doing this the past 2 weeks ish... i think its like the SCD, as long as you wish or develop you own variation - i know people use IF after their cheat day, i am planning on doing ...

Nov 21st 2011
mtmcgill replied to pb1937's question:

Exercising right after waking up on SCD?

There are said benefits from exercising on an empty stomach, the science behind i am unsure of and i believe no one is! My advice is to use BCAA prior to your fasted workout, failing this a protei...

Nov 21st 2011
mtmcgill replied to heyitsmeb's question:

Whats too much exercise?

I do lunch and after work at the gym at least 3 times and usually 4 / 5 times a week!Its all about getting a balance and allowing your body parts to rest. I have done my abs at lunch with a kettle...

Nov 21st 2011
mtmcgill replied to 4hBod's question:

soya bean same thing as edamame?

Quite simply...correct!

Nov 7th 2011

Thanks for your input but i doubt I'm low in blood sugar after the weekend binge i had!!! I ate my bodyweight in chocolate and cheese!!!! I find I...

Nov 7th 2011
mtmcgill asked a question:

Itermittent Fasting, symtoms...

I have been doing IF for a little while and in the morning I get very cold (i am NEVER cold!) and start shivering uncontrollably (like being in an ice bath). Anyone else had experience of this, I'...

Nov 7th 2011
mtmcgill commented on Amorpheus's reply:

I think im at around 15% ish (or so i say!!!!). Well the incoming water supply will defo be warmer there! Do you get in these baths with ice aroun...

Oct 27th 2011
mtmcgill commented on wombat's reply:

I think its just to get used to the cold... and possible avoid heart attacks!!! if your used to the cold baths (like it seems we are) dive right i...

Oct 27th 2011
mtmcgill commented on wombat's reply:

Did it work i.e. fat loss?

Oct 27th 2011
mtmcgill commented on mtmcgill's reply:

My bath isnt big enough to be totally submerged either, i think the important bit is to get your lower back and chest submerged i.e. up to your ch...

Oct 27th 2011
mtmcgill commented on Amorpheus's reply:

With the risk of sounding insulting... maybe you have alot of insulation on you?!? I will say you do get used to the cold the more you ice bath / ...

Oct 26th 2011
mtmcgill replied to Amorpheus's question:

Ice baths - too often?

Cold therapy is good for you from what Ive read and my personal experience... i feel very alive after a cold shower which i have every morning now. Baths have tailed off, i probably have 1-2 ever...

Oct 26th 2011
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Oct 26th 2011
mtmcgill replied to trickymickey's question:

booze issue

I think you will find ALL alcohol products are off the scale in terms of suppressing fat loss! Without going into the "whys and hows" its best to leave alone and save for a cheat day. In...

Oct 24th 2011

OK - so today i have started intermittent fasting, albeit a big learning curve! I generally train abs at lunch (circuit style with some sprints at...

Oct 24th 2011
mtmcgill commented on TeaLove's reply:

Why thank you miss! I will defo let you know...might have a bash at this now i have my BCAA's and creatine! Much appreciated.

Oct 21st 2011
mtmcgill replied to kaytea's question:

Vietnam and Thailand

Whatever you want, give yourself a break (if you deserve it!) and your body will respond better once you return to the regime!

Oct 20th 2011
mtmcgill asked a question:

BCAA's and Creatine

Yo, I am after advice on the above, i have just started to dabble with these two substances and am wondering the following:- When should i take them, before, after or morning and night? How long...

Oct 20th 2011
mtmcgill replied to monique's question:

Lemon Juice

1 tbsp lime juice and 1 tblsp lemon juice with ice and sparkling water is a super refreshing drink! Plus it is good, especially before meals...in short, fill your boots (within reason!)

Oct 19th 2011
mtmcgill replied to kevncass's question:

Peanut butter

Id only eat around 2 teaspoons generally (as a snack or with a meal) and in my post workout shake (choc whey, cinnamon and peanut butter... oh yes!) i put anywhere from 2 teaspoons to 2 tablespoon...

Oct 17th 2011
mtmcgill is doing my tutorial!

Intermittent Fasting for 9-5ers

This challenge will introduce you a weight loss tactic known as intermittent fasting (IF). Don't worry, it's not a starvation diet, it's simply a m...

Oct 16th 2011
mtmcgill commented on bjunya's tip:

Its probably the cold shower which is putting you out like the mouse! When i have ice baths, it knocks me out like your mouse!!! Good tip though...

Oct 13th 2011