Tomhole

United-States flagCincinnati, OH, United States
My 4HB Goal: lose 70 lbs. Complete. 10% Body Fat - working on it. Down to 11.5%.

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    Tomhole commented on Tomhole's reply:

    As for cold showers / ice baths, I tried those and saw no benefit.

    82 days ago
    Tomhole commented on Tomhole's reply:

    What exactly does a weight training session look like for you? That will help determine if you need to adjust SCD at all. We'll go from there.

    82 days ago
    Tomhole commented on Tomhole's reply:

    RE: Figuring out your calories: go here: http://scoobysworkshop.com/calorie-calculator/#projectedweightloss and type in your data. It will spit o...

    82 days ago
    Tomhole commented on G G's reply:

    Just be sure to get enough calories. There isn't enough protein in the world to overcome a 750 cal / day deficit. That's just too much.

    82 days ago
    Tomhole replied to Michael James's tip:

    One Year On!

    Congrats! Do you have a goal in mind?

    82 days ago
    82 days ago
    Tomhole replied to Serkan Atila's question:

    SCD & Maintaining Muscle

    Great job on adding muscle. That is a very difficult task to accomplish and you are right to want to keep it. If your goal is to maintain the muscle and lose the fat, then SCD will work fine fo...

    82 days ago
    Tomhole replied to Junhyuk Nam's question:

    PAGG dosage

    No need to split the pills. Timing is probably not as critical as total dosage. Most everyone on this board has not found any benefit to PAGG other than it makes your wallet lighter. Track all...

    82 days ago
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    Tomhole replied to Amir Bazrafshan's question:

    I snapped :(

    Forget about it. Just a bump on a long journey. You cannot lose a pound of fat in one day (wish that were possible) and you can’t gain a pound of fat in one dat. As I always say, SCD is ...

    Jul 24th 2014
    Tomhole replied to Jesse Laughlin's question:

    Cellucor Whey

    Looks fine. I have been doing 2 scoops of whey protein every morning for over 2 years now. 76 lbs lost. 24 lbs gained. Now a competitive powerlifter. All on SCD. As always, monitor YOUR resu...

    Jun 24th 2014
    Tomhole commented on Tomhole's reply:

    As for eating on business travel, I can help there as well. Start a new thread for that and we can all weigh in. It isn't that hard, just look we...

    Jun 24th 2014
    Tomhole commented on Tomhole's reply:

    What is your current age, height and weight? From there, we can do some analysis on recommended SCD intake and cardio.

    Jun 24th 2014
    Tomhole commented on Tomhole's reply:

    Ok, I would definitely recommend not trying to lose muscle on purpose. Way too hard to get it back. You can do cardio on SCD, but you need to mon...

    Jun 24th 2014
    Tomhole replied to Morgan Dowdy's question:

    Can I do cardio the first few weeks?

    Why do you want to lose muscle?

    Jun 21st 2014
    Tomhole replied to Deano Busker's question:

    Competing goals???

    So it looks like you are searching for two things: Strength gains Low BF% (Abs) A good strength routine will accomplish #1. A good diet will accomplish both. So they are complimentary not c...

    Jun 20th 2014
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    Tomhole replied to as3455's blog post:

    Aspiring SCDer

    Welcome Aboard!

    Jun 1st 2014
    Tomhole replied to Donna Layton's blog post:

    DonnaLayton

    Welcome Aboard!

    May 18th 2014
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    Tomhole replied to Ambitious's blog post:

    It really works!

    Welcome Aboard!

    May 18th 2014
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    Tomhole replied to crazySerb's blog post:

    Nikola Stojanovic

    Welcome Aboard!

    May 18th 2014
    Tomhole commented on G G's reply:

    298 squat, 220 bench and 451 deadlift. I'm happy.

    May 3rd 2014
    Tomhole asked a question:

    First powerlifting meet this Saturday

    Well, it’s been about a year since I started training with the barbell and it’s now time to compete. I have entered a state powerlifting meet this Saturday. Excited and nervous. I&#...

    Apr 30th 2014
    Tomhole commented on Tomhole's reply:

    Ahh, carb backloading is SCD without the beans. I was confused. I do carb backloading and it is dangerous for me. I do SCD without beans anyway. Ma...

    Apr 22nd 2014
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    Tomhole replied to wingtcoach's question:

    Carb Nite vs Slow Carb

    I have tried both. They both work about the same for losing fat. SCD is better for just losing fat and weight with minimal exerise. Carb Nite (also known as carb backloading) is better for losi...

    Apr 22nd 2014
    Tomhole replied to Caroline Ince's question:

    To booze or not to booze

    I drink tequila because it is root based and not grain based. Best excuse I could find to drink liquor.

    Apr 16th 2014
    Tomhole replied to G G's question:

    A great Video on tracking Weight/Measurements

    Awesome. I like this guy’s whole web site. Lyle McDonald knows his stuff.

    Apr 16th 2014
    Tomhole commented on Tomhole's reply:

    1kg a week at your leanness is going to be silly. You can go down to 1,200 cal / day for a week, maybe 2 but you better make an upward adjustment ...

    Apr 12th 2014
    Tomhole replied to Madison Perry's question:

    I am scheduled for a cheat day but I JUST started showing awesome progress!

    I say do what works best for you. Over the past 2 years, I have found that cheat day is more valuable as a mental tool than it is as a physical tool. Although, the ONLY experiment I have not tri...

    Apr 12th 2014
    Tomhole commented on Tomhole's reply:

    I sent an FR on MFP.

    Apr 12th 2014
    Tomhole commented on Tomhole's reply:

    For you, you may be at the point where you need to get more data to make decisions that allow you to continue your weight loss. For me, that came ...

    Apr 12th 2014
    Tomhole commented on Tomhole's reply:

    Now that I am cutting (losing weight) again, I have gone back to SCD and it has already hurt my strength performance. As stated before, carbs are ...

    Apr 12th 2014
    Tomhole commented on Tomhole's reply:

    Vasja, I have never skipped a cheat day in over 2 years. I need them to keep my cravings at bay and to make this fun, not a constant chore. I may...

    Apr 12th 2014
    Apr 11th 2014
    Tomhole replied to Vasja Petkovska's question:

    From SCD to Paleo

    I did that and it worked great. When I went to maintenance the first time @205 lbs, I added fruit and dropped beans. It was fantastic. When I decided to go from 205 to 185, i just kept the frui...

    Apr 11th 2014
    Apr 11th 2014
    Tomhole commented on Tomhole's reply:

    I went from 254 to 205 and never counted a calorie. Stalled there for 5 months and never counted a calorie. Decided to go down more and had to co...

    Apr 11th 2014
    Tomhole commented on Tomhole's reply:

    All right, this is going to be great. You are already a fit fellow, so some things that work for the obese SCD'er may not work well for you. And ...

    Apr 11th 2014
    Tomhole replied to Andrea McElaney's question:

    Body Image

    Wow, have you hit on one of the most interesting aspects of weight loss. What I think of myself, what others think and reality can often be so far out of sync to be dangerous. I dropped from a p...

    Apr 11th 2014
    Tomhole replied to rugbymate663's question:

    My Plan So Far

    tim does not mention calories, but that doesnt mean it isnt a factor. 1,000 calories is not enough. period. dot. end of story. add exercise to that and you are starving. if you want to argue t...

    Apr 11th 2014
    Tomhole replied to Andrea McElaney's question:

    Variance in Weight Loss

    i have been at this for over 2 years now and my weight varies a lot during the week. i weigh myself every day. even in maintenance i can vary 5 lbs throughout the week. just your body doing ...

    Apr 11th 2014