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Your holiday's plan

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Hi all, The holiday's are on us what is your plan for beating them. mine is Thanksgiving - Move cheat day to Thursday, weight and tape in the AM. Christmas ...
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Dubious food item: papadums?

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Hi All, I was at the supermarket and picked up the papadums, thinking they'd be the perfect crunchy compliment to my lentil curries. Then I put them back down ...
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when not feeling like eating...

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I´ve been feeling ill for the past couple of days and my taste for food has gone. Should I force myself to eat 30grams of protein three times a day??
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Advice About Schedule

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I don't get a dinner break until 7:40. I start work at 2:30 so the latest I can eat lunch is 1:30. I also have a 10 minute break at 6:50. I believe the ideal sch...
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Ironman and Transformation

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All I am a lurker who has finally decided to post. I have been following inconsistently the principles and practices of the book. I have been helping my sister...
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CHOC pudding

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Can I have chocolate jello pudding (sugar free) if I make it with original silk almond milk? What about the silk chocolate almond milk?
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How many beans/cans of beans per day?

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For those of you who do eat beans, how many do you eat a day? 1 can, 2 cans? Curious to see what others are doing, especially those with results within the first...
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Before vs end Week 4 (with pics)

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Here's the difference a month makes: to this: That's 3.9 kg (8.5 lb) loss A loss of 6 inches (8.6 inches if you count my shrinking boobage) Fat of 29.9% now...
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Perfect Day

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I have had some great results with my SLC so far. Down from 90kgs to 83kgs in just about 8 weeks, thats approx 15 lbs so Im happy so far but my results have rea...
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Lee's Famous Recipe's chicken chili

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Found a new place for fast lunch on the go: Looks like it should be ok from nutrition on the website, although sodium is always high: Calories 141 (589 kJ) % Da...
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Final weigh-in on Sunday... about 6 lbs to go to reach goal. Need help!

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I posted some questions a while back about why I was plateauing on SCD, but thanks to feedback weight started dropping again. This past Sat (morning of cheat da...
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Is there some sort of Protein counter or chart?

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Hello All, I have been doing 4HB loosely for about 2 months with some success, but decided to buckle down and get serious for real results. In trying to be more...
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Does anyone have a good week meal plan?

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I started this about a week ago and during that week I did really good but I got bored and then just failed the next week. I'm not good at making the meal ideas,...
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What to eat when no more loss required?

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Hey guys, what do you add to you diet when you have reached you goal? Oats, joghurt, fruit? Please post some ideas what comes after strict SC.
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Exceptions on fruit?

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Ok, I have to let you all know that my mom, who is 63 years old has had a lot more success on this diet than I have at 37. I have been very strict and she makes ...
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If I do 1 part of WORKOUT A, but fail the 2nd part, what do I do?

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Hey guys... Today at the gym, week 3, occam's protocol. I managed to do 7x pull downs but I only managed to do 6x shoulder press. I increased the weights as su...
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Weigh and Measure - How often

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I'm reading the book but haven't found, as yet, how often I should weigh and measure myself? What are your thoughts? Once a week? Daily? I have been on it two...

I am not that big to start with, will 4-Hour Body diet work for me, too?

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HI EVERYBODY MY NAME IS JANE I CURRENTLY AM: 5'3 AND I WEIGH ~134 LBS. I HAVE BEEN DOING THE 4HB FOR ALMOST A WEEK NOW. WILL I BE ABLE TO LOSE 30 LBS. IN TWO...

Does the cheat day work without the supplements

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does the cheat day work without the supplements????? Please answer asap as cheat day due tomorrow
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Kettlebell training...need some advice.

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Hey guys So due to recent events I had to stop doing the 4HB for a while (i was doing really well) and from tomorrow I can get back on the horse and straight th...
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Motivational Message

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Not sure if I posted this here or not. Apparently someone put this on their Facebook page. "To the fatty I saw running this afternoon: You, whose feet b...
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Ab spotting in Dallas?

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Was feeling down from the last pics I posted. But I started Occam's protocol 2 weeks ago and it seems to be doing something. Weight loss has stalled, but the m...
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am I doing cheat day correctly?

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I always watched what I ate before this, and even though my cheat days haven't been as crazy as what I have heard described, they don't seem to be working for me...
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Menus HELP!!!

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I am new to this and am having a really hard time figuring out what to eat and when I thought I am supposed to eat every four hours? I would love to see some sam...
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Here I am... with questions!

Hello 4H ppl! So, I joined this forum about hmmm.... a long time ago. I would have to say like 9 months ago. I stumbled across Tim Ferriss and his book in the br...
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Has anyone had their periods stop after starting the slow-carb diet?

My periods disappeared for 3 months after starting the slow-card diet, until I went back to my normal diet. I had one cheat day per week as recommended. I am veg...
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How crazy can I go on cheat day?

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Tomorrows cheat day! I've lasted 10 days without one. I'm also not eating beans because I want faster results. Started at 165lb, I'm now 152! I won't delude myse...
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Been on SCD for 3 weeks, almost no change

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I've been keeping a daily log: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Ap1FroCqm429dElJTUlydT... I suspect that my weight measurements have an error of +/-...

What to take after workout?

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I'm doing my workout early in the morning, just 40 minute after waking up. I also take a slow-carb breakfast before the workout, so i'm trying to discover what's...
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Is double amount of PAGG OK?

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So I'm on the go alot and its common for me to forget my pills at home. I'm wondering if it would be just as effective to take PAGG stacks in double amounts whil...
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This kinda freaked me out this morning

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I needed to send my head shot in to corporate and had to find my old one as I don't have a recent one. Had a weird feeling when I opened the picture. Can't quit...
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Wasabi and soy sauce?

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SCD approved, yes or no?
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How Detrimental is Coca Cola to Six Pack Abs?

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I'm 5'10, 178 lbs. Solid/Athletic build. I lift 3 days a week, run 3 days a week (1 long day, one 5K, sprint work/heels/fartleks), take Sunday's off. I run sub ...

2 Month Update

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I began the slow carb diet on 12/19 which was rough because of Christmas holidays, New Year + Ukrainian Christmas (1/7). But I just did my best, didn't beat mys...
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ALA headache?

I recently started taking ALA again and have been getting headaches as of late- I didn't think anything of it until I took two days off of it- just took a dose a...
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Slo-Carb and Depression

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Hi. I was diagnosed with clinical depression about a decade ago. It's not severe (no suicidal thoughts, etc.), but it is persistent. I also have a elevated liver...
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carbs. carbs. carbs.

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I keep track of carbs and calories, mostly because I chose to exercise and want to make sure I eat enough or whatever. I checked a report for this week and my ca...
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Slow Carb Breakfast Indigestion

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I've been doing high-protein breakfasts for a few days now, and I've encountered an issue with heartburn. At first I thought it was due to the sulfites and/or ni...
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ThinkThin Protein bars

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These things seem to be pretty good for slow-carb. I looked at the ingredients, and they seem fine enough. I've had the chocolate brownie flavor, and its much ...

breakfast before or after excercise?

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Hi, I'm having breakfast before my morning session of excercise in the waking 30 minutes (2 eggs, spinach and beans) then of to the gym!! My question is should I...
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Can u do kettle bell swings 2 days in a row?

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If Kettle bells swings primarily use the lower body and are a cardio workout, I'm wondering if you need a recovery day or if you can do them say 4 or 5 days a we...
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LOMAD - how long for?

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Looking at implementing a litre of milk, who else is using the LOMAD? How long for? I find eating loads of calories difficult (I have tried gaining weight befo...
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Sick.......

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Man. I can't do this today. I am running a fever and all I want is crackers. Has anyone any hints to deal with the malaise brought on by the start of a cold/fl...
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Has anyone actually experienced 20lbs fat reduction in 30 days?

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I'm trying to set a realistic and yet aggressive goal for my first 30 days on this program. I'd like to say 20lbs (I believe this would mean 15lbs loss + 5lbs mu...
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Burn fat before building muscle?

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Is it better to burn fat before building muscle or should I just focus on building muscle and burn the fat after. I'm relatively fit already, just a little exces...
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Picture Update!

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Greetings! I've been trying to work up the nerve to post some pictures. They are really not very good, and I'm going to have someone take my next set so they are...
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Peanut Butter Broccoli

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Hi guys, I'm on the last mile and enjoying it. I just restarted it today, since it's very effective for me, and the last time was a 7 day trial run... I just d...
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6 days in to SCD and not losing

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Have been on the Slow Carb for 6 days now and haven't lost anything, (maybe 1-lb) should I be worried about my binge day tomorrow? Can't figure out what I'm doin...
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Omron HBF-306C Fat Loss Body Analyzer Monitor Weight Loss Digital

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Omron HBF-306C Fat Loss Body Analyzer Monitor Weight Loss Digital Is this bit of kit any good? Getting a decent check where I am is a day out! So I...

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I should add, your liver will not aid in any fat loss until it burns off the booze, so it could lead to stalling.

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