supermark

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supermark replied to crunchr's question:

Stomach aches from creatine

Creatine is unstable when when mixed with liquid, and quickly breaks down and turns into creatinine, a bio waste. Research shows that creatinine is the actual cause of all the side effects associa...

Aug 5th 2011
Jul 27th 2011
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Myotatic crunch

Did you read the book? There's a section in 6-minute abs about the effectiveness of various ab exercises based on EMG studies... I'm assuming the myotatic crunch falls under 'exercise ball': Bicy...

Mar 16th 2011

FYI, the Paleo brands have 5g of sugar per serving...

Feb 27th 2011
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is no explode ok to take with the slow carb diet?

I tried it and had no problems with using No-Xplode and losing fat. It gave me crazy energy during my workout, although don't take too much or you might get nauseous. I've checked out the ingredie...

Feb 3rd 2011
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Almond oil

I use walnut oil and hazelnut oil for salads sometimes and from what I know, most oils are fine on the slow-carb diet, although the higher the monounsaturated fat, the better. There's a chart in t...

Feb 3rd 2011
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Would you stay on the slow carb diet when trying to go from 14% to 10% bodyfat?

Go ketogenic, the zero-carb diet prescribed in the 'Last Mile' chapter. It will get you to 8% body fat. That will make you look pretty thin if you don't have much muscle tone. Otherwise, I suggest...

Jan 28th 2011
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Are Vegetable Chips Allowed?

Sounds starchy to me!! As in noooooooo! Post the ingredients /nutrition facts and I can help you further.

Jan 28th 2011
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I'm a Graveyard shift-er for 4 nights

Wow, that's really interesting, let me see if I can help. You're supposed to be eating within an hour of waking up, so that means breakfast would need to be between 1430 and 1530 on Wed/Thu/Fri/S...

Jan 27th 2011
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Slow Carb Diet: Are Tomatos allowed?

Tomatoes and avocados are the only 'fruit' allowed on slow carb. Unless you're following the 'Last Mile' Chapter, then tomatoes are NOT allowed.

Jan 24th 2011
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Post-workout carbs allowed?

If you want to lose fat, you should only have carbs after you workout if you have less than 12% body fat for men or 20% body fat for women.

Jan 24th 2011
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Cinnamon capsules vs. Powder

I stopped drinking coffee recently, so I started taking cinnamon capsules before each meal instead of putting ground cinnamon in my coffee and it works really well. They're a little more convenien...

Jan 21st 2011
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Jan 20th 2011
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Glass of ice water every morning

I've been drinking a glass of ice water every morning for the past 10 days just to try it. I'm not sure if it's doing anything or not. It's kind of a pain, so I'm wondering if anyone else has trie...

Jan 19th 2011
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Speed up recovery time

I want to work out more frequently so I can get bigger faster, but I'm always waiting for my muscles to recover. How can I speed up my muscle recovery time? There must be some supplements designed...

Jan 18th 2011