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What does it take to ruin a days progress?

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How much of a slip does it take to ruin an entire days progress? For example if I eat a chocolate bar will this negate all the carb cutting I have done that day?...
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Probably a stupid question about the measure "cups"

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As we in Germany do not know the measure "cups" I made myself a tool to measure cups. I am preparing the lentils for this week. As we are talking alwa...
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When to start "last mile" segment?

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How do you know when you are at the point you should the "last mile" segment?
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how much weight gained after cheat and how long to lose it?

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I just wanted to poll how much most of you guys normally gained after you cheat day and how long it took to lose it and then how much more did you lose if any be...
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How many reps after weight increase on Occam's?

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I'm wondering if anyone has a rule-of-thumb on how many reps to expect after increasing the weight on a particular exercise. To be specific, my last weight/rep ...
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Egg Flip for Protein?

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After reading/listening to the Four Hour Body, it inspired me to begin making and drinking Egg Flips, or Egg Nog as it might be called. The recipe is simple. B...
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Slow-Carb Half-Marathon

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Hey gang, Master lurker finally turned poster, here. Slow-carber that has dropped 50lbs with plenty more to lose. I'm 27, 6'1" and clocking in at 268lbs....
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Headaches on SCD!

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Hi I have been getting a headache everyday since my first binge day. That was three days ago. Does anyone know what might be causing this. I have been drinking t...
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Hi there (Again)

I'm Rodrigo, I've been here since last year where I did get some great results but thanks to my job I fucked up and I recovered the weight and even gained some m...
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Intermittent Fasting experience?

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Hey all, Sorry for the numerous questions lately, i've just been stalling a bit and I'd like to start to see some more progress. I've been reading a lot of abo...
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Protein content and lean mass

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Hi, In a recent question of mine, jeffreyf told me that as per the 4HB book, one must consume 1.25 x lean mass lbs of protein. So in my case, given that I dont ...
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Who is drinking wine?

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I love red wine, but being a woman I know everything stalls my progress. I know I can probably have 1 cheat MEAL a week, maybe every two weeks. I know I must exe...
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Getting started again on SCD

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I was on the SCD last year and had pretty good success. I was only on it for maybe a month, but did feel great, have fun with it and had some pretty good succes...
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What's the scoop(s) on the cheat day ?

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Hi, So that I feel better, as I just consumed an entire bag of choc. chip cookies, organic,,( had to throw that in there; i do have standards lol),would someone...

Blood Testing

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Hi, I was wondering if anybody knows the equivalent of spectracell in the UK? I've done some research - but how do you know if the people popping up on google ...
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How to avoid many drinks at evening

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For better sleep at night they say it's better to reduce amount water intakes in the second part of the day, especially at evenings (obviously, to avoid nightly ...
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Balsamic vinegar!!!!

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Oh I'm on day 3 and last 2 days I've been using balsamic vinegar on my salad :0/: just seen a post that made me check back of it & it says 26.9 carbs ! I cou...
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Intermittent fasting and whey protein isolate

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This is what puzzles me now. Tim Ferriss suggests 30 grams of protein after you wake up for speeding up your metabolism right? I do a small fast now everyday ...
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Habit forming: Lift app

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I just wanted to let people know about a new app called Lift. There is an iPhone app and web version as well, and they are developing an android app as well (you...
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Tips for kicking the diet coke habit?

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I am a newbie to the Slow Carb Diet and could do with a bit of advice. Its been tough and I'm still getting a few sugar cravings (I'm only on my first week of th...

Birth-control medications

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I was wondering if someone knows whether birth-control medication minimize the effect of the diet and supplements and slows fat-loss? Thank you!
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Reaching your goal and then what?

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Hi all I was wondering what people do after they have reached their goal(s) and want to maintain weight and muscle. Do you continue on SCD with one cheat day or...
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Tips for travel-eating

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Just quickly want to thank everyone for all their great advice time and again. You're awesome! So we are going away from Tuesday night to Sunday and we will be s...
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Just Started - Help Needed

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I am now in my 3rd week on the diet and I wanted to get some information on the amount of food I have been eating daily. I'm 6'2 with a starting weight of 200.4l...
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Strained knee from running

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I keep hurting my knees when I go running. I run on the sidewalk in my neighborhood for 30 min at a time. Any ideas?
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Perfect Posterior - Flying Dogs?

Hello all, I've been doing this pre-breakfast mini workout for a week or so, but I'm not super clear about the exact form for the Glute Activations and the Flyi...
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Ladies, have you tried it on yourself?

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I saw a Tweet yesterday from a female who said the technique 'worked' on her, so I tried it on myself, but I honestly can't handle any direct pressure at all on ...
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Vegatarian (Lacto-Ovo) SCD

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Hi there. Know any good lacto-ovo vegetarian protein sources besides eggs? I need some pointers, tips, help please in finding alternate protein sources!!! I ...
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Bulimia and Cheat Day: A Mystery

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Here is a puzzle I am trying to work out: on several of the 18 cheat days I have had so far, I have had at some point the urge to binge and purge. Many, many yea...
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Free balance ball (sears + fitstudio)

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If you've been wanting a balance ball and money's been too tight to spend on one (and you're near a Sears), this is a good deal. They had this offer going back i...
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Is this an appropriate breakfast?

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Hi, Me and my fiance have been on the SCD for the past 8 weeks, and are both seeing fantastic results. However we are both getting very sick of the microwaved ...
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Who has your ideal bod?

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You know how it is, you either see some hunk or femme fatale on screen with a crazy delicious bod and you think, ''That meat-suit would look good on me.'' Wheth...
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SCD without overeating update

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I am excited to report that after the past 2 weeks refraining from overeating, this week I saw a 2.4 lb loss. This is the first time I lost over 2 pounds in a we...
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Not losing enought weight

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Dear everyone, but especially LauraCox, PLEASE help! I did this for 90 days April-June but only lost about 8 lbs, some body fat, but I need to lost more weight....
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What is your favorite 4HB workout routines?

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The book talks about Kiwi A/B, Geek to Freak, Occam's Protocol A/B and other variations. Some people prefer to run, walk or other workouts... but are they gett...
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New here, but not to SCD

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So I've tried SCD in the past just based on what was on Tim Ferriss's site before 4hb came out. KInda went awry, but in the end I came out with a lot better cont...
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Book for the last week on 30 day six pack challenge?

Hi, Excuse my vagueness here! 4hourbod recommended a diet book which is some kind of liquid diet for the last week of the 30 day six pack challenge... does any...
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Beanitos -- yay or nay?

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I saw these at my local store and wondered if they would be allowed. http://www.beanitos.com/ Here is the nutritional info. http://www.beanitos.com/assets/p...
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Wednesday, and I still have cheat day gain with me

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I'm in week 5, had lost 11 pounds prior to last week's cheat day. For whatever reason, I haven't been able to lose my cheat day gains (+4 lbs) yet... didn't chan...
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What type of Sausages/Hotdogs?

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Hey everyone - a newbie here, Can anyone please help me? I love sausages and hotdogs and I was reading some of the other posts and people say yes go for it. I ...
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Student Help

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Hi guys, Im a 19 year old student and because of the "student life" the slow carb diet and what goes along with it is going to be a challenge...anyone ...
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Alcohol on Cheat Day

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Has anyone experimented with cheat days where you drink alcohol verses cheat days where you don't drink alcohol? I just wonder how it effects the weight gain an...
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instead of buying bags of ice.

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I didn't want to waste time and money buying 3 bags of ice 3x per week, and my ice maker can only pump out so many cubes of ice in 48 hours. I like to have my i...
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Week 1: A Few Concerns

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Hello everyone, I've started doing my workout for Occam's Protocol this week. Some information on how I am now: I'm a 21 year old male, I weigh 120 lbs and my b...
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'Black Swan' film used Tim's homework assignment!

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Anyone seen the movie 'Black Swan' yet with Natalie Portman? Well, there's a scene where her dance instructor uses Tim's masturbation homework assignment to get ...
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Any one have cheat day not on Saturday?...Moving my cheat day advice needed

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Basically when I started for some reason I thought it would be a good idea to have my cheat day on Sunday, but it's Friday night and I am seriously struggling an...
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SCD | day 2 (meals and cold shower)

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So we've officially started our SCD and I'm looking forward to seeing the results. Day one we strictly focused on the diet, meals, prep, shopping and all. Today ...
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Do we HAVE to combine?

i see we are supposed to pick one item from each of the three categories and eat until you are satisfied. But is there a minimum of bean and veggies? I know we a...
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chi tea bag

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Would a chi tea bag be ok its not the mix that you get at starbucks but the tea bag and then i could put my own heavy cream in it?
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Skipping Cheat Day

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Tim says cheat day boosts weight loss because of the calorie spike but I have a biometric screening on a tuesday (cheat day is sat for me) and I don't want water...

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