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Dairy Products

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I'm a bit confused about dairy products. Am I right in thinking milk is OK if you want to put on weight and if you don't want to put on weight its not? If so wha...
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Pre-breakfast Workout Bad Idea?

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Hi guys, I only have lentils for breakfast and would like to workout before I have them like SamGreen suggests and like I have read elsewhere (best time to have...
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doing the SCD on the cheap

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Im sure this question has been asked millions of times on this forum but are there any cheap alternatives to any of the staples of he SCD. i still live with the ...
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Week one and trouble with binge

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Hi everyone, I'm new to the 4HB, this is my first week on the "new life style" I call it that because for me, this isn't just a "diet" but a ...
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Chick pea and coconut flour

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So, could this be true? Is chick pea flour and coconut flour really SCD friendly??? I am almost skeptical because if it is it would change my life completely! ha...
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Glutes and triceps

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Any suggestions for building Glutes and triceps in the same fashion as occams? Cheers Robin 😊
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the last mile

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ok skip the other questions i asked about where to find the last mile found it:) also forget the part about having bacon CANT HAVE IT.
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Building Strength on SCD

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I started barbell lifting in March and while it has been an experiment to adapt SCD to serious strength training, I have made good progress. I have made some ad...
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New to SCD, have a 2 week intensive class coming up and NEED guidance.

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So I just started the SCD after reading 4HB and although I haven't seen much progress after one week I intended on staying on it for at least a month. I have an...
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What I've learned so far...

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So I've been SCD'ing for about a year now with some good results, but not as fast as I would have liked. That said, I have learned quite a bit in that time and h...
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Secrets of Success?

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What do you think are the 3 most important things that result in long term success on any diet? Here is a list of what our members are saying (in no particular o...
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Thanksgiving Cheat Day - how did you do?

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What did everyone have on their Thanksgiving (if you celebrate it)? It sounds like a lot of people used this as their cheat day. I had turkey, gravy, stuffing,...
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soft stools?

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On 8 and 9th day of diet I have had soft stools. Been following diet exactly including PAGG. Cheat day effects from day 7? Drinking lots of water all along and...
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4 Hour body Questions.... Please help me.

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Hello. I Have a question. First, In http://www.findingmyfitness.com/2014/09/how-to-keep-healthy-when-travelling/#comment-12249 website, I find a WPI suppleme...
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In progress 90 days of change

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Today marks 90 days of change for me. My nutrition, weight loss and fitness change has really become part of my life now. I'm feeling so good, have energy and po...
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SCD without PAGG stack

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Is anybody on SCD without using the P/AGG stack? I personally don't want to achieve any of extreme results like dropping weight or getting ripped. I came from s...
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How can I lose the most weight?

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So I'm going to go skiing in a few months... In about 5 I think. I'm 16 and ever since I was born, I've always been a heavy guy, but this season I want to change...
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Sport-related muscle imbalance. Please help me fix!

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I have played Roller Derby for the past three years. It is a great sport and I can't imagine not playing... but it is becoming clear that our training is creati...
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Occam's protocal and Kre-alkalyn

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In Occam's Protocal, under prescriptions, Tim recommends creatine monohydrate. I've tried both creatine monohydrate and both kre-alkalyn, and the general public...
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Five Months of Slow-Carbing (progress report)

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I switched to slow-carb on April 23, 2012 and have followed the plan closely for five months. I am on the plan to get healthy and improve my fitness level - so ...
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Cheat days?

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Does anyone switch up their cheat days? If so how does it affect the program? How many days should be inbetween cheat days?
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Cheat day gain

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I've noticed that when I do my cheat days,usually Saturdays, that my weight doesnt get back down to "normal" til Thursday. Does everyone else have a si...
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Time to get back on track

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We recently moved, and between things still being unpacked and organized I have used that as an excuse to eat like crap. I've gained 8-10 lbs and am disappointed...
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Low calorie day and workout?

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Hey, I was wondering: I am trying to gain weight, and the diet tells you to take one day off of your high calorie intake, to keep the body on its toes. Howeve...
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What is the "end-game" ?

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So I have lost just about the amount of weight I was looking to loose. Also, I can't physiclaly eat beans or lentils anymore - I tried, but gagged and almost th...
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I am pure vegeterian so give me different menu Thanks a lot

Hey, very very thanks for creating this challenge.I am pure vegeterian so can't eat egg and all non veg food items.Please give me menu for whole day so I can fol...
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Why can't I show an Image

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So I hit the image button and paste in the url. I'm trying to show an image on Flikr and I've tried both the long and short url versions and neither works I'm se...
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Vegetables at every meal ?

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I started eating lentils with my every meal but i sometimes skip on the vegetables. Is there any esential vegetable i should eat at every meal ? I kinda dislike ...
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Slow Carb Pizza

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Hello, I saw this and thought about how badly I wanted to try it: http://athlete.io/5496/ultra-low-carb-burger-pizza/ - it's essentially pizza where the crust i...
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Myotatic crunch with each workout?

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Hi 4HPeeps! I am currently doing occam's protocol with a modified SCD/Occam's diet and am very happy with the results and strength gains so far. Tim says to a...
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105 calorie tomato-lentil soup

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Boil 1/4 cup of red lentils in 1 cup of water. Add half a can of V8 tomato juice. Add whatever spices you like (I like smoked paprika and curry powder). Enjoy.
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Report Member Option

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I never saw the need for this until today, but I think there should be a button or something on each member's profile that allows him or her to be reported to th...
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12lbs in first week too much?

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I'm a big guy...weighing in at 354, still active doing 2-3 times racquetball practices...and now starting weight training again. I'm down to 342 in the first w...
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Kanisu! (Riceless Sushi!)

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So I went to a sushi restaurant today (my favorite) and was able to indulge in all the yummy goodness by only asking them to wrap my roll in cucumber instead of ...
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PAGG. Must it be taken?

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Hey yall, I've never done an online forum like this before so bear with me. I've done the 4 hour body routine before (slow carb diet, kettlebell swings, etc.) a...
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Need to have a cheat meal before cheat day- need advice

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Before I started this SCD diet that is slowly changing my life for the better, my other half purchased cooking lessons for making Sushi. I know this will invol...
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apple cider vinegar?

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So I have heard a lot of diabetics drink a tablespoon of ACV after any high carb meal and it helps keep their blood sugar levels from rising. Does anyone have a...
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Portion size confusion

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Hi guys! I'm a little confused about portion size. For breakfast I usually have a cup of cut up mushrooms, two handfuls of spinach leaves, about 4oz lentils (ha...
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Should I worry about trace amounts of sugar?

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Many items I'm coming across contain small or trace amounts of sugar, how should I deal with these? Are they allowed? If I end up eating a total of 3-4g of sugar...
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Dailyburn is Down Right Now

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Just a heads up to anyone who uses 4HP + Dailyburn that they've been down the past few days. Reached out to them on Facebook & Email, but haven't heard hide ...
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I'm 17 and starting the gym tomorrow, where do I start?

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I am 6foot 2 and I have relevant knowledge of gyms and exercises. I am looking to get bigger arms, chest, back and a 6 pack. I have football training 3 times a w...
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Morning protein

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Good Morning, I'm struggling with getting in my 30gm of protein within an hour of walking. I get up in the morning and go for a 30 minute jog, so by the time I...
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Started last Sunday

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I started the Slow Carb Diet on Sunday. So far I'm not finding it too difficult as many of the basic principles already fairly align to my normal eating habits. ...
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Two month result: -10,3kg

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I read Tim’s first book 4-hour workweek and when the came out with 4HB I just had to read that as well. I did’nt actually plan to do something about my weigh...
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Am I doing the slow carb right?

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You guys are fantastic, and I was wondering if you'd let me know what I need to change. Cut something out or add it, anything - just whatever I need to do: Bre...
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My progress so far with a few questions

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I started on the slow carb diet 12/19 as I figured I'm tired of being fat as my weight was creeping up to 200 i was 195. I tried to just eat healthy and exercise...
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So many questions....

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What are your thoughts on this vegetarian source of protein? It has NO soy in it. Product: Quorn Naked Chik'n Cutlets Here are the nutrition facts and ingredie...
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What to do if I messed up the workouts?

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I've been working out thinking that 7 is the MAXIMUM amount of reps that I could do! So I pretty much wasted 3 workouts. Although, I did find my starting weights...
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Anyone as a good spreadsheet I could use???

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Hey folks, Day two... going well so far. However, if one of you has a good spreadsheet I could use to track my meals and my progress, I would really appreciate ...
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Weight gain then weight loss

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I had been on SCD for a month or so and my weight had remained relatively the same, I decided to start lifting again after about 3 weeks I had put on 11 pounds. ...

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G G commented on G G's reply:

It's NOT^^^ to offset eating of carbs I meant to say.

I use a.c.v on my treat days ..yes treat not cheat ;-) I earned it! I take a shot of it after a big sweet attack . if I do french toast , cram a cu...

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Pinky asked a question:
drinking lemon water

Not ok.

He says no more than 2 T a day on the cream, and only if you have to. the higher the fat milk/cream, the lower the carb effect. So, a little cream ...

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