koolsome

United-Kingdom flagLondon, H9, United Kingdom
My 4HB Goal: 28 y/o male, 6ft 1 inch Started on SCD : 1st Feb 2012. 87 kg, 23% body fat, waist 38in Aim : to be 10% body fat, slightly visible upper abdomen, overall body recomposition

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    koolsome asked a question:

    5/5 cadence and possible strength loss and vs stronglifts

    Two allied questions: 1) Does following the Occam's protocol lead to strength loss? I started on OP from July 2012. in Dec 2011, I remember, that I could do 4 reps (relatively fast, not 5/5) of ...

    Jan 1st 2013
    koolsome asked a question:

    SCD during vacations

    I am going on a three-week vacation in Central Europe in August, and I am fearing that I will lose a lot of the good work done over the last few months Any good pointers/advice on what to do, how...

    Jul 25th 2012
    koolsome commented on koolsome's reply:

    Hello Laura, others! i make this lentil soup every week now - and increasingly in larger sizes. Last 2 times, I made for almost one whole week (5-...

    Jul 10th 2012
    koolsome asked a question:

    OP shake with Coconut Milk

    I am on SCD + OP, and have been having some issues with consuming the required 3000 calories on non-workout days (when I have the OP shake with full-fat organic milk which gives me additional 800 ...

    Jul 8th 2012
    koolsome commented on beaujac's reply:

    Thanks beaujac - that was really helpful. I think I will switch back to the free weight option with the Smith Machine - I totally get the point of...

    Jun 30th 2012
    koolsome asked a question:

    Seems to be plateuing on Occam's Protocol - weight increase

    Hi My Day A#5 was (all until failure) : Close gripped supinated pulldown - 65 kgs x 8 reps Shoulder press on machine - 50 kgs x 7 reps 7 days later (in between on 3rd day there was Day B ) D...

    Jun 30th 2012
    koolsome asked a question:

    On Chest Press,bulk-prepared recipes, biceps/triceps workout

    A couple of my sticking points are the following. Would be great to hear some suggestions and advice Chest Press 1) In OP, I always go for the Machine workout options. For me it helps in a better...

    Jun 27th 2012
    koolsome is doing a tutorial!

    30-day Six Pack Sprint: Day 2

    Take the 30-day Six Pack Challenge and join members jackedup and Yes as they race to get ripped six pack abs. They are both around ~16% body fat an...

    Jun 24th 2012
    koolsome asked a question:

    When to do abs exercise and kettlebell swings in OP (if not on same day A and B, too exhausted after failure)

    Hi I have been doing OP for around 6 weeks now, and I find that I am just too too tired/exhausted after doing the A and B exercises to failure, to do the abs exercises (especially after the leg p...

    Jun 21st 2012
    koolsome replied to Miguel Angel Arata's question:

    my stomach get big!! why?? : /

    1 month back 80 kg ~18% body fat Since then I have been on OP for 1 month, and was doing it plainly on SCD for first 2 weeks and not seeing any significant gains, I added the OP shake (1 litre mi...

    Jun 10th 2012
    Jun 3rd 2012
    koolsome asked a question:

    Reverse drag curl

    I don't think I am doing it right. I am not hitting the right muscle. The book says that it should be linear motion grazing the front of the body, while I am still doing it in a slightly circular ...

    Jun 3rd 2012
    koolsome asked a question:

    How to consume 1200 calories extra in OP + SCD

    I have been on SCD since Feb, lost around 8kg of weight and over the last 3 weeks have started Occam's Protocol I am still around 17-17.5% BF, so I am still following SCD (very much in principle,...

    May 28th 2012

    Thanks, following your advice arctichacker

    May 28th 2012
    May 28th 2012
    koolsome replied to Sondre's question:

    Efficient muscle gain without fat gain?

    Hello Sondre Please post updates on your pursuit, i can learn quite a bit since i have similar goals Thanks

    May 23rd 2012
    koolsome asked a question:

    Leg Press - 10 reps too much?

    Hi I determined that my max initial weight for leg press is 160 kg (failure at 165), so the 70% weight for 5/5 * 10 reps was 110 kg However I find it nearly impossibe to do it for 10 reps, i alm...

    May 23rd 2012

    Just a quick question : I have been making this in bulk each week for 3 weeks now. Is there any method to reduce flatulence - it seems to be the o...

    May 20th 2012
    koolsome asked a question:

    PAGG - how long before meal

    I started with PAGG, and wanted to find out if there was a consensus on what should be the time lag between PAGG and the corresponding meal, or if that is immaterial totally Thanks

    May 17th 2012
    koolsome commented on vrenlos's reply:

    Thanks, started with PAGG. Will post results and updates soon. I also started with Occams Protocol, but doing PAGG with it. Any comments on this?...

    May 14th 2012
    koolsome asked a question:

    Should I start with PAG (Green Tea coming in 2 weeks)

    Hi I ordered for my PAGG pack and everything except Green Tea Extract has arrived. GTExtract arrives in 2 weeks time, since it is being shipped from USA to london. Can i start with the ones I h...

    May 11th 2012

    having the same question!

    May 10th 2012
    koolsome replied to LauraCox's question:

    Homemade Lentil Soup

    Just made this, looks and smells and tastes awesome Thanks.. I am thinking of making the next batch with ghee instead of olive oil Cheers!

    Apr 25th 2012
    Apr 25th 2012
    koolsome asked a question:

    PAGG Question

    Hi I am trying to assemble a PAGG stack individually on Amazon UK My question is : How come the book says Garlic 200 mg and then goes on to putting at the end of the chapter Allicin 6000 Garl...

    Apr 21st 2012

    Thanks ArticHacker. My goal is fat loss up to 12% keeping muscle intact, and then muscle gain to look a lot more heavier, especially on arms (I ha...

    Apr 21st 2012

    Thanks, yes I started on the KB and already feels good. WIll start going to the gym again. Reverse curls is interesting, I will do it instead of n...

    Apr 21st 2012
    Apr 21st 2012
    koolsome asked a question:

    Advice on SCD Snacks + Please comment on my diet

    Hi I am on a SCD, and there are times I feel hungry. What is a good SCD snack? I don't want to spend nearly ANY time on it, so it can't be something I need to cook. I usually get hungry when I am...

    Apr 18th 2012

    My other question is : I was thinking if I should introduce the exercises of Occam's Protocol into it. There are 3 places where Tim talks abt an ...

    Apr 18th 2012

    Thanks guys, much appreciated. I want to give callipers a try but I don't know if I am proficient enough to do this on my own - isnt this kind of ...

    Apr 18th 2012
    koolsome replied to jodyalbritton's question:

    180 Days Later -Forget The Scale

    Congratulations you are an inspiration - looking to following suit

    Apr 17th 2012
    koolsome asked a question:

    75 days - after and before

    My After and Before (Left = After, Right = Before) photos I started on the 1-Feb 2012, and its around 75 days. Method: Slow carb diet Followed mostly to the word, except for 1 week in mid march,...

    Apr 17th 2012
    Apr 14th 2012
    koolsome 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...

    Feb 15th 2012
    koolsome commented on dpeterson's reply:

    How did you decide on the amount of brown rice you added to slow carb diet for muscle gain, and when you are having it (timing in terms of before/...

    Feb 15th 2012
    koolsome asked a question:

    Body recomposition - adding muscle while reducing fat

    Hello I am a 28 year male, weighing around 87 kg, 6'1" in height (around 184 cms). I am around 20% body fat, and would typically want to reduce it to around 12-13%, so, lose around 9kg of fa...

    Feb 15th 2012
    koolsome was recruited into 4 Hour People by Sam Green!

    Give a warm welcome to koolsome!

    Feb 15th 2012
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    Aiming for body recomposition, 9kg change, 6 kg of fat loss, 3 kg of muscle gain

    Feb 15th 2012