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ice bat High Blood Pressure

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Has anyone noticed a relationship between applying cold on the neck and blood pressure going up? I usually have high BP but since losing 10 kilos it has gone do...
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New Guy Intro

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Feb 2012: 46 year old male, 254 lbs, probably over 30% body fat, no exercise, ate anything I wanted, always tired, felt terrible. First step on this journey: fi...
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Before and After (Pictures)

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So, I'm posting these here as an incentive to get my arse straight into gear again after indulging over the week in lieu of my time of the month. As you can se...
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where to start with 4 hour body?

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i want to loose fat and get ripped. i know the diet but what workouts should i follow?
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Could Salt be hurting my progress?

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I am 6' female 211 lbs to start. I lost 3 lbs the first week and here on week 2 I am up 1 lb (ugh). I was reading some of the posts which eluded to perhaps cra...
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4 weeks in and no change

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I've read my kind of post many times on this forum, so I'm adding another dimension. Could it be that the slow carb diet just doesn't work for everyone?? I am 4...
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January checkpoint!

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Well, it's been 5 months and 12 days now, but it feels more like a year. I'm finally starting to get used to being lean, and realizing once again that there is a...
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Slow-carb while sick

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Hey everybody, I was wondering if its healthy to stay on the slow-carb diet while you're sick? I have a bit of a head cold and would like to get rid of it as s...
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Losing weight but not inches?

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I just completed 10 days on the SCD and I have lost 3 pounds. I'm pretty happy with the number and the diet in general. Other then the occasional air squats (abo...
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Kettlebell Weight for Beginner?

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Hi all! I'm starting my kettlebell workouts this week and want to know what's a good starting weight kettleball to use for someone that's new to weight training?...
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Accountability partner

Hi there I would like to have a buddy. I'm 6'1" and my weight is around 243lbs. My target weight is 190lbs as I'm going to Thailand in April. I don't kno...
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Timing of PAGG supplements

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Hellooo. I am on my first week of 4HB. Currently feeling great. I have started the PAGG supplements. Any advice on timing the intake? I currently take them be...
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Wendy's Chili recipe - how to make it work for SCD

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Here's the recipe I found: 2 pounds ground beef one 29-ounce can tomato sauce one 29-ounce can kidney beans (with liquid) one 29-ounce can pinto beans (with liq...
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Flourless cake

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I am a pastry student, and have been experimenting with desserts that could be used with the slow carb diet. I have a little more trial and error to go, but I'v...
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PAGG dosage

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How can I improve my lunch?

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This is my usual lunch: - 1 portion of chicken without bones - broccoli - Chinese peas - carrots - 1/2 avocado is there any way I can make this lunch better?
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Slowing down the past few

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Hi there, I'm a 34 year-old male, working on getting from my start weight of 217lbs to 185lbs. I started on December 26th (I'm now in my 8th week) and have seen ...
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cheat day 2 days

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well i blew it on christmas ;( cheat dat was on sat but i took it to sunday to ;( but back on track today;) hope everybody had a great christmas;)
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Joining a 12 Week Weightloss Challenge is Slow Carb the W2G?

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I've been invited to do a 12 week weightloss challenge, and I want to be as competitive as possible. I want to do slow carb, but I want to make sure it's the bes...
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Is it ok to substitute beans with lentils?

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I don't have the book to refer to, but I do recall him stressing the importance of beans. Well, lately I've been having lentils instead. I actually eat daal, t...
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What happens after Occam's protocol?

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On page 204, at the end, it says "continue adding rest as need to resolve plateaus until you hit your target weight or end your bulking cycle. What do I do ...
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PAGG in Ghana

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Hey guys, I really REALLY need your help! As I wrote in another post, I am currently living in Ghana, West Africa. To be more precise, I am living in the capita...
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Cheat day exercise

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Is the idea to do 90 seconds straight of one drill or 90 second in total (with 30-45 sec between 2-3 sets)? do we need only 90 seconds of one drill or we can do ...
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Cool Blog! Body Fat pics of Men & Women :)

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Hiya! I know that for most of us our goals are either to increase our lean muscle mass, to lose body fat or hopefully at some point achieve both. This takes tim...
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Are u supposed to feel dizzy after a workout?

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Just finished workout b machine option and am feeling a little diZy/ oozzy in the head is that normal?
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losing to much weight ?

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hi all i started this to lose a couple off stone i have lost the weight but i am still losing i used to be a skinny 11 and a half stone 20 years ago i dont want...
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Lost my tracks... adding grains?

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Choochoo, I'm a train that can't even see the dang tracks anymore. I'M MAROONED. In a desert. All alone. With a computer apparently. So, I lost 10lbs on this ...
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Is Turkey Bacon good or bad?

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I just ate like half pack of turkey bacon. In the book it says its okay but it isn't on the main food list. Should I be worried?
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When do you see results

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This may sound impatient, I started the diet properly yesterday and semi began the day before that as I was reading the book. When would you think I would see r...
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late night post-workout slow carb meal

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My kickboxing class often ends at 9:30pm - I get home around 10:15pm and am hungry and tired. Lately I've been eating a can of tuna w spinach, nuts and peanut sa...
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Anyone with Pictures or numbers of Occam`s Protocol?

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Does anyone have pictures or numbers showing the progress with occam`s protocol? i want to see how is the people doing it so far. i havent started because im tra...
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How to loose fat, not muscles ?

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This is an important point with the 4HB Slow Carb diet . How can I ensure myself that I am not loosing muscles ? Do you know any testimony or advice ?
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Occam's Feeding Protein Shake

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Hi All! I'm a bit confused about the protein shakes Tim mentions regarding Occam's feeding. He mentions "The Shake" to take half in the morning and t...
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Office meals; potatoes in soup

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Hello everyone, I am here with a question regarding office meals. I am working in office, we are getting free meals here without ability to choose. So I can eat ...
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Splitting Cheat Day?

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Has any ever broken up their cheat day over two days (e.g., Friday dinner, then Saturday a.m. and afternoon)? Just curious if that would work or screw up the mag...
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Myotatic OWW!!

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Oooh ooh I do have another question actually. (Here they come!) I've always had a problem with any kind of abdominal exercises, particularly crunches. Try as i m...
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Tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes...

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I have read SCD part in Tim´s book several times and also many posts here and yet I am confused. Why do so many people here say that tomatoes are not allowed or...
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No question just wanted to share.

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approx 9 weeks on 4hb. I started at 350 lbs and am down to 318. also got cholesterol test results today. Total Cholesterol is 111. it was 190 at my last one ...
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something sweet...

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my horrible sweet tooth is taking over...does anyone have any ideas of ways to satisfy this bugger?
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Lemon juice and cinnamon every day??

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I know you can use it on the cheat day but can I use lemon juice and cinnamon every day on the SCD?? I love both so i dont mind just thought id ask if it would h...
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WEEK 8 - DOING GREAT

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start: 263.4 pounds day 8: 258.4 5 pound week, 5 overall day 15: 253.4 5 pound week, 10 overall day 22: 250.0 3.4 pound week, 13.4 overall day 29: 248.4 1.6 poun...
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IF + Last mile = Smart or Dumb ?

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Do you think mixing Martin Burkhan's approach of fasting for 16 hours then eatng in an 8 hour window will make Dave Palumbo's last mile diet more or less effecti...
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Tim Ferriss on the Advisory Board of NuSI

Finally, Tim and Gary Taubes together. Lol. Tim is on the Advisory Board for NuSI. If you are not familar with NuSI you should check it out. Nice to see that...
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Week 1 results!

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I promised myself I'd do 4 weeks of following this to the letter before deciding if it was good or not. Here's my results for week 1. I'm completely baffled. Pas...
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Tomorrow is cheat day :)

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What are you all looking forward to eating on your cheat day? My list includes: Sweet Tomatoes (where I can PIG out ; ) ) -Pizza -Corn muffins -Ice cream Jimmy ...
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Fresh Coconut

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Is it allowed? I don't even like fresh coconut THAT MUCH, but I'm desperate to find something for my sweet tooth
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weight gain at first if you don't normally eat protein?

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I'm 5'2" 120lbs and i just want to lose 10lbs and bring my percentage of body fat down. i've been on this diet for 10 days now and i didn't even have a chea...

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