JamesAt15

Japan flagSetagaya, Japan
My 4HB Goal: Drop the fat that has hung on me my entire life, and be there for my kids as they are growing up.

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    JamesAt15 is doing a tutorial!

    Burn 300 calories in 20 mins: Home Bootcamp

    This challenge is part of a series of workouts you can use to burn 300 calories in just 20 minutes. No more 'I don't have time to workout' excuses!...

    Feb 27th 2013
    JamesAt15 is doing a tutorial!

    Burn 300 calories in 20 mins: Home Bootcamp

    This challenge is part of a series of workouts you can use to burn 300 calories in just 20 minutes. No more 'I don't have time to workout' excuses!...

    Feb 27th 2013
    JamesAt15 commented on JamesAt15's profile:

    InBody scan results, comparing to last week: 73.0kg (down .4kg), bodyfat 22.2% (down .9%), bodyfat mass: 16.2kg (down .7kg). Not bad, but not as go...

    Sep 26th 2011

    And pizza is my Tokyo! Love it.

    Sep 26th 2011
    JamesAt15 replied to 42Wired's question:

    Fasting Blood Work

    I just had my yearly check-up and did the same thing. I skipped the PAG the night before, as I was not sure if it would have any effect on the blood tests. No food or water the morning of the chec...

    Sep 25th 2011
    JamesAt15 replied to JoyMc's blog post:

    Week 4, Mom wins!

    Congrats! Never count out mom!

    Sep 24th 2011
    Sep 24th 2011
    JamesAt15 commented on JamesAt15's profile:

    Health check done, I get the results mailed to me within 3 weeks. No flags so I guess everything looks good in general. Hospital scale gave my weig...

    Sep 24th 2011
    JamesAt15 commented on JamesAt15's profile:

    Yearly health checkup today, so no food or water this morning. Today is going to be a bit screwed up for the diet, but it will be nice to have bet...

    Sep 23rd 2011
    JamesAt15 replied to Gretchen Linden's tip:

    Exciting! Blood pressure meds decreased!!!

    Great news! Hope you continue to improve and can get off the remaining medications.

    Sep 23rd 2011
    JamesAt15 replied to Vtine311's blog post:

    Halloween is around the corner!

    Hear hear! Whoever invented a holiday dedicated to collecting and eating candy was a genius! Genius, I say!

    Sep 23rd 2011
    JamesAt15 replied to Iaggu's tip:

    Mitigating Cheat Day Feasting.

    Sounds like a good idea and worth trying. I may give this a try myself, but getting the timing right to drink the fiber 30 minutes before a cheat meal may be too hard for a lazy and disorganized s...

    Sep 23rd 2011
    JamesAt15 replied to ErnestoRiley's question:

    Ernesto Riley

    I have long held, in the face of serious opposition, that Ernesto Riley. So I also completely agree. Welcome to the site!

    Sep 23rd 2011
    JamesAt15 commented on JamesAt15's profile:

    No, but I may try them. I don't believe in spot reduction - I'll lose the gut fat when It's time to lose the gut fat, and crunches, etc don't affec...

    Sep 23rd 2011
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    Sep 22nd 2011
    JamesAt15 commented on JamesAt15's profile:

    Morning weigh-in: 72.8kg. Broke into the 72s. Still have a persistent gut. I suspect it might be the last to go.

    Sep 22nd 2011
    JamesAt15 replied to alexmc's question:

    Breakfast replacement shake 30g protein 12g fiber

    I don't think this is going to work well, but of course you can try it and compare your results versus the weeks when you were having a solid foods breakfast. Looking at the book under "Comm...

    Sep 22nd 2011
    JamesAt15 replied to msgypsyjones's blog post:

    The Newbie

    Welcome! Good luck with the diet - this is a good community and should be able to help with any questions you may have. I am also living in Tokyo area and started the SCD almost two months ago. ...

    Sep 22nd 2011
    JamesAt15 replied to JMS610's question:

    Sweet craving

    I got over cravings at the start of the diet by instead eating a ton of veggies and drinking a lot of water. The water in particular seemed to dull the cravings to the point that I could mostly i...

    Sep 22nd 2011
    JamesAt15 commented on Gretchen Linden's profile:

    Go go go! Great job! I am clueing in on how important the water consumption is. Might have to bump my protein intake up as well. Keep it going!

    Sep 22nd 2011

    Sounds like a plan. I am trying the occasional breakfast of a protein shake (if you want to call it that - seems kinda silly to call unsweetened,...

    Sep 21st 2011

    I hear that. Amazing how fast the cheat weight comes off in the couple of days after. Seems to work even better if you drink a ton of water on yo...

    Sep 20th 2011
    JamesAt15 replied to MatttC's question:

    Member Intro: A few weeks in and loving life

    Off to a great start! Keep at it!

    Sep 20th 2011
    Sep 20th 2011
    JamesAt15 commented on JamesAt15's profile:

    InBody scan results, comparing to last week: 73.4kg (down 1.6kg), bodyfat 23.1% (down 1.6%), bodyfat mass: 16.9kg (down 1.6kg). Good results, l...

    Sep 20th 2011
    JamesAt15 commented on JamesAt15's profile:

    The daily BF% readings are from my home scale, which I don't trust much. It will show 21% in the evening before bed and then 27% the next morning. ...

    Sep 20th 2011
    JamesAt15 commented on JamesAt15's profile:

    I doubt it was the protein pancakes - they did not turn out well. I forced down about 2 small ones and said "you know, I'll just stick with eggs......

    Sep 20th 2011
    JamesAt15 commented on JamesAt15's profile:

    Morning weigh-in: 73.4kg, down .2kg from yesterday.

    Sep 19th 2011
    JamesAt15 commented on 42Wired's reply:

    Could someone please give us a reference to print or on the web where TF gave this 3:1:1 ratio? Because at this point it has the sound of urban l...

    Sep 19th 2011

    Are you wolfing your food down? You should also try eating at a slower pace and chew really thoroughly. I often catch myself eating too quickly,...

    Sep 19th 2011
    JamesAt15 commented on JamesAt15's profile:

    The new phonebook is here! The new phoneb... uh.. no.. My new kettlebell is here! My new kettlebell is here! 20kg and it feels pretty heavy, ...

    Sep 19th 2011
    JamesAt15 is doing my tutorial!

    Master the Kettlebell Swing

    This challenge will teach you how to properly perform a powerful fat-burning exercise called the kettlebell swing. The beauty of this exercise is t...

    Sep 19th 2011
    JamesAt15 commented on JamesAt15's profile:

    Post cheat day weigh-in: 73.6kg. Up .3kg from yesterday. I thought it would be worse than that considering... well let's just say there were a l...

    Sep 18th 2011

    Ah, an old timer! I am starting to feel like one of those. Can't seem to find time to read much anymore. Seems to be getting a bit better as I ...

    Sep 18th 2011
    JamesAt15 commented on JamesAt15's profile:

    With two national holidays next week, I am not going to be able to make it to they gym more than once or twice. I just ordered a kettlebell, thoug...

    Sep 18th 2011
    JamesAt15 replied to 4hbnprog's blog post:

    4HB newbie

    Congrats, great start so far! I'm also impressed that you were in a bookstore and you read. That trait seems to be getter rarer these days!

    Sep 17th 2011
    JamesAt15 commented on JamesAt15's profile:

    Morning weigh-in: 73.3kg, down .3kg from yesterday. Today is cheat day, but I have no big plans.

    Sep 17th 2011
    JamesAt15 commented on JamesAt15's profile:

    Got very, very drowsy in the afternoon. I remembered someone here commenting that was common when you don't get enough carbs via legumes, so I gav...

    Sep 17th 2011
    JamesAt15 commented on JamesAt15's profile:

    Morning weigh-in: 73.6kg. Down .1 kg from yesterday. Barely a drop - I may have sabotaged myself by making (and trying) that protein powder panca...

    Sep 16th 2011
    JamesAt15 commented on 42Wired's reply:

    Oh, whoops, *iced* coffee. I haven't been trying with iced coffee, but it may still help to mix it with the cream first (if you take cream), and ...

    Sep 16th 2011
    JamesAt15 commented on 42Wired's reply:

    I do that as well. I also put the cream into the cup first, then add cinnamon and stir it up, then let the coffee drip down onto it. (I use one...

    Sep 16th 2011
    JamesAt15 commented on JamesAt15's profile:

    Thanks, I will keep my eyes open for it. It won't hurt me to add more veggies, but I should probably cut my meat and legumes down too... oh no! ...

    Sep 16th 2011
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