zannix

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My 4HB Goal: - Lose 5-8 kg of fat and build some muscle!

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zannix commented on CarmenCR's reply:

Carmen this is great and also very inexpensive! I'm taking probiotics+enzymes+DGL Licorice every month now and I pay around $100 each month for it...

Jun 19th 2012
zannix commented on CarmenCR's reply:

Healing Earth you say?? Where can I get this? Thanks!!

Jun 19th 2012
zannix replied to yasmintabley's question:

Week 4 and nothing :-(

Hi there ausie Tim explained in his blogpost that a large percentage of people experience their biggest weight loss AFTER the initial 4 weeks, and that he has no explanation for this... (so it's...

Apr 9th 2012
zannix commented on 42Wired's reply:

It takes 10 minutes/day, 2x week

Dec 12th 2011
zannix blogged:

Occam's Protocol - WORKED LIKE A CHARM!

Hi guys, I just had to write a small blog post about this, I mean Tim Ferris is a true genius. After following the SCD for 2 months straight, I've been able to lose ~ 7kg - and those are really ...

Dec 12th 2011
zannix asked a question:

If I do 1 part of WORKOUT A, but fail the 2nd part, what do I do?

Hey guys... Today at the gym, week 3, occam's protocol. I managed to do 7x pull downs but I only managed to do 6x shoulder press. I increased the weights as suggested in the book. Now I know 6 ...

Nov 22nd 2011
zannix replied to shai's blog post:

Vacation from SCD

I think you've nothing to worry about. The "vacation diet" you described is probably even more strict than what your "normal" diet used to be prior to SCD (damage control, avoi...

Nov 16th 2011
zannix blogged:

Week 2 - Occam's Protocol

Hey guys, Today was my 2nd week on occam's protocol, workout A. I must stress that I was sick for the past 3 days and therefore I dont quite know how much my muscles managed to repair since frid...

Nov 15th 2011
zannix commented on Beorn86's reply:

Just an update, yeah I did the bench press the other day... without a spotter, and yes - It ended up badly!!!!!! At the 7th rep, I was pushing tha...

Nov 13th 2011
zannix commented on Beorn86's reply:

I'll see my weight on tuesday. If it didn't improve by at least 2lbs, I'm going to add a 1L milk/day. If that doesn't work, I don't know what will...

Nov 11th 2011
zannix replied to Gretchen Linden's blog post:

My cholesterol tests were very good!

Hey this is great news! I've been on the SCD for 2 months, eating 3 eggs/day, and there's everyone telling me I'm gonna die from clogged veins! lol Anyway, yeah, it's just a myth I suppose.

Nov 10th 2011
zannix asked a question:

My first Occam's Workout!

Hey ppl, This was my first day of Occam's. The diet was fine. Normal SCD. I only added sphagetti to one of my meals today, will add to a second lunch tomorrow also. (maybe integral, I'll think ...

Nov 8th 2011
zannix commented on Minnesota's reply:

Wow thanks again. I noticed there's very little mentioned about regularity and timing of protein shakes in the 4HourBody.

Nov 7th 2011
zannix commented on Minnesota's reply:

Thanks man! That's exactly how I intended to use it on workout days. On non workout days, however, should I take 1 serving in the morning and 1 ...

Nov 7th 2011
zannix commented on Beorn86's reply:

Thanks man! Hey, if you're cool with it, maybe you could add me on msn, skype, or send me an email at mailto:zannix1337@gmail.com so I could ask ...

Nov 6th 2011
zannix asked a question:

Whey Protein Shakes on Occam's - How to use?

Hi guys! Starting Occam's soon - I have a couple of questions about whey (I've never used protein powders before): 1) Should I take it 1/2 in the morning and the other 1/2 in the evening? If so,...

Nov 6th 2011
zannix commented on Rob309's reply:

If I remember correctly, I've heard Tim say, when you're on that last rep, hold it as much as you can, push it, give your best. Now what that mean...

Nov 6th 2011
zannix commented on Beorn86's reply:

Hey Beorn - thanks for the tips! I don't understand though, should we take proteins after workout? Or in the morning and in the evening as Tim sa...

Nov 5th 2011
zannix asked a question:

Starting Occams - Some Tips?

Hi guys, Read the chapter on Occam's and I'm eager to start it! I figured, hey, what the heck, since slow carb yielded such great results for me, I might as well try packing on some muscles. Any...

Nov 4th 2011
zannix commented on Vtine311's reply:

Well, doctors told me was - dont worry about taking these medications. Your condition will get much worse if you don't, because the acid is eating...

Oct 20th 2011

Well, I dont know... I eat: eggs (3/day), tuna (1-2/day), chicken breasts (1 breast/day) and broccoli, cauliflower. I drink 2-3L of water per day.

Oct 20th 2011
zannix commented on 4hbnprog's reply:

Yeah it's really annoying, isn't it... Water seems to only help so much. I don't know about your condition, but I've been suffering from reflux fo...

Oct 20th 2011
zannix commented on JoyMc's reply:

Thanks Joy! You wanna know what's funny? On my cheat day, I take my medications in the morning (just like every day), and I feel no sense of hea...

Oct 19th 2011
zannix asked a question:

Anyone on SCD Has Acid Reflux?

Hi all, I'm reporting back a month and a half since I first started the SCD. I'm pleased to announce that I've lost 6kg (13lbs) in approximately 7 weeks. I haven't really worked out, I was just ...

Oct 19th 2011
zannix shared a tip:

How To Lift Beyond Failure

Hi guys, I'll share with you a little technique that I use in the gym. It is very powerful (if used properly) and it can make you lift beyond what you would normally call a failure. I realize t...

Oct 16th 2011
zannix replied to ashokraju's question:

Occam's Protocol a little sketch?

Have you worked it out?

Oct 16th 2011
zannix replied to ecocharlie's question:

Occam´s for fat lose

Hi there, If you don't already know, developing big muscles is a great and lasting way to burn fat efficiently. You won't burn as much fat in your workouts as you will once your muscles get big,...

Oct 7th 2011
zannix commented on TeaLove's reply:

Hey, apparently I get mine from brocolli as well! I didn't know it had C vitamin! I guess I could add a glass of lemonade without sugar now and th...

Oct 6th 2011
zannix asked a question:

Where Do You Get Your Vitamin C From?

Hi everyone, This is a simple, yet important question... Where do you get your Vitamin C from? If you get it from food, which food do you get it from? Thank you!

Oct 6th 2011
zannix replied to dnice53's question:

I don't get it, I just don't get it.

Hi dnice53, The only thing I can think of is - have you been working out? Because if you have, your muscles may substitute for the almost 'identical' weight before and after, and may also explai...

Sep 25th 2011

Hi there, Yes according to the eslowcarbdiet.com resource, it is. I haven't been able to find more about it, and I'm using this site as a genera...

Sep 16th 2011
zannix shared a tip:

Be Careful With Canned Tuna And Vegetable Oil!

So OK, I was eating like a can of tuna per day for the last 3 weeks and I was wondering why my weight loss progress has been kind of slow... I was careful to be sure that my canned tuna didn't co...

Sep 16th 2011
zannix replied to loretta's question:

Water consumption tips and tricks, please!

I heard anyone can develp bladder tolerance (or something like that), which enables you to drink massive quantities of water without peeing for a long time! I don't know how healthy this is, or h...

Sep 15th 2011
zannix commented on Beorn86's reply:

Thanks for your tips! Will consider adding spinach

Sep 14th 2011
zannix commented on 42Wired's reply:

I guess I'll do that then. I'll start eating 20% more for 1 week and see what happens - can't be too bad

Sep 14th 2011
zannix commented on 42Wired's reply:

Nahh canned foods are fine, I checked those. Well, it could be that my body just won't let me go much lower than 70kg... don't know why

Sep 13th 2011
zannix commented on 42Wired's reply:

I'm male - but how is this low? I mean I'm full all the time, especially with the water I drink... and I'm not that heavy, I'm only 70kg. My BMR t...

Sep 13th 2011
zannix commented on 42Wired's reply:

Actually I don't eat as much vegetables (3:1), but I eat one medium sized bag of frozen mixed vegetables / day... that's like 4 times as much as I...

Sep 13th 2011
zannix asked a question:

Can you rate my menu?

Hi people, so this is my day-to-day SCD menu, it's very simple, no complications at all: - Breakfast: 1/2 can of tuna (60g), 2 whole eggs and around 80g of beans (usually red beans). - Lunch1: Mi...

Sep 13th 2011
zannix replied to angi465's blog post:

Progress report week 3

I digg the 30 minutes upon waking breakfast problem. I too wake up early (usually to empty my bladder) around 5.45AM each morning, and there's no way in hell I can fall back to sleep! So I need to...

Sep 10th 2011
zannix asked a question:

Freaked Out - Can't Sleep!

Has this happened to anyone else? OK - BEFORE I got on this diet, I was extremely tired throughout the day, and I would struggle to stay awake after 10.30PM. Since I got on this diet, I can go to...

Sep 9th 2011
zannix commented on JoyMc's reply:

Hi Joy, thanks for getting back to me! Actually the can says: beans, salt, water But I've heard baked beans have brown sugar or something? Is tha...

Sep 7th 2011
zannix asked a question:

Baked Beans = Brown Beans? ALLOWED?

Hi guys, I just saw 'baked beans' are strictly forbidden on the slow carb diet, according to several resources I checked. Now I'm a bit worried, frankly, cause apparently these 'baked beans' loo...

Sep 7th 2011
zannix commented on cvesper's reply:

I understand that these carbs may be the only thing that can stall the progress, but if I cut them out completely, I'll suffer from a significant ...

Sep 1st 2011
zannix asked a question:

How much beans do you eat with a meal?

So, people - how much beans do you eat for a meal? I ask this because I saw a carb-chart somewhere on this site, and it says that maintaining your daily carb intake below 100g / day is best for ...

Aug 31st 2011
zannix commented on JoyMc's reply:

I eat 1 can of tuna / day (120g). That equals 6 cans/week. It's a very good source of protein for me. Is this bad?

Aug 30th 2011

Hi, thanks for your reply! Nah, they're brown beans, canned, no sauce whatsoever. The only additions are water and salt. So I'm safe I guess.

Aug 30th 2011
zannix asked a question:

When Will I Burn This Off? (Picture)

Hi people! As of this Monday, my second week of SCD has started. I think I've already lost around 1kg, which is good progress IMO. This is my current picture (sorry about the quality): I'm ma...

Aug 30th 2011

Thank you for answering! I was thinking about adding veggies to dinner as well, but I havent got a microwave, so it's a hassle to unfreeze them an...

Aug 28th 2011
zannix commented on slacker's reply:

Thanks, I hope I'll be able to shake it off as well. BTW - what do you think of my daily-menu? Should I get results from this?

Aug 28th 2011