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4 Month Anniversary

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4 months in and I've lost a little over 40 pounds and am under 300 pounds for the first time in a loooong time. Thanks for all of the suggestions on here it hel...
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CHIP JUNKIE

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my boyfriend has skeptically accepted the challenge of 4 Hour Body (he doesn't think it'll work & is WRONG) The biggest problem is that I didn't realize exa...
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8 weeks and kinda frustrated :(

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hello 4hour family, I am a long time lurker in this forum. I started SCD 8 weeks ago and have been following it very strictly. here's an overview of what I do :...
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2nd Cheat day!

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Yes I passed my 2nd week of 4HB and felt so great. I've lost from 56.5kg to 54kg! (2kgs!) Though this might not seem much but with my small stature it's making ...

My "Wow!" Moment!

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2 weeks on the SCD with PAGG & kettle bell swings. I've deliberately not take a second set of measurements other than occasionally stepping on the scale. ...
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Day 3, Wish me luck

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I just started the 4HB so wish me luck. I am going to do my best to post weekly updates. 5'9'' 230.8 lbs BF 34% TI 167 [img]http://s3.amazonaws.com/data.tumbl...
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Can I trust my inch loss?

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Hi guys, So I don't mean to be negative buuuuut... I have stayed about the same weight... average maybe a pound or two loss, but "apparently" my measu...

Should I take Calcium?

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Should I take calcium and if my multivitamin has "fruit extracts" is that a problem?
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Week 3 no change in scale, did any of this cause it?

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I'm still at 132 this week as was last week, i also took a measurement last week on thursday morning, and it was also 132..I'm about 5'5 male [Note Even though i...
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Is Tim's "You Bar" good for fat loss?

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So Tim created this "You Bar" http://www.youbars.com/popularbars?utm_medium=cpcferrisstraining33d... Is this OK for Slow Carb if your main goal is...
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Myotatic Crunches

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Can myotatic crunches be done with just a regular exercise ball, or does it HAVE to be a BOSU? I bought a Bosu, and even though I got a good deal on it, it was ...
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Beginning SCD Challenges

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So I've just begun the last week SCD, and I'm assuming that everything is going well because I feel happier and healthier with more energy. I'm currently 5'6&qu...
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My First week Changes

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Hey Guys, So here is my first week measurements and weight. It has been a pretty good change HOWEVER, I do want to mention that the week before I started 4HB I ...
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Kettel Bells Squat on challenges

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The instructions state 12kg for men, is this total i.e. 2No. 6kg or just rest a 12kg on your back / shoulders? Thanks
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Slow Carb Diet

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I am trying the Slow carb diet for the first time. But I am a college student with a dining plan, so I don't have the options to have beans every meal. It is onl...
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Men Beware of Omega 3 Supplements

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Just finished reading this article and thought I would share it with the group here as Tim suggests taking an Omega 3 supplement. http://chealth.canoe.ca/channe...
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Supplement to regulate (not just decrease) blood glucose?

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I am looking for a supplement that can help to keep blood glucose at a good healthy level but avoid the crash feeling we all get now and then (some of us more th...
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Sublingual Vitamin B

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I've found some good success in taking a sublingual Vitamin B supplement. Sublingual just means that you place it under your tongue and it dissolves directly in...
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ways to kickstart weight loss again?

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Hi everyone. Ive been doing SCD for over 8 months now, and after an initial great couple of months, where i lost about 30lb (i think, didnt take starting measur...
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Good morning to the beloved superhumans!

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Have a look at today's delicious and natural 30-30 breakfast pancakes. Just muxed two eggs with 150g egg whites and 15g chickpeaflour, salt stevia and cinnamon, ...
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Is caned ham ok

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I also have been eating ham with my black beans and white beans also i had half of an avacado. is it normal to feel really full after each meal? there are times ...
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Water retention?

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I am only on day 4 of 4hb and I have gone up 6lbs on tge scale.....could this just be from water retention? Regardless I am trying really hard and its frustratin...
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Anyone having trouble staying regular?

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I am on day 3 of the slow carb diet and feel I am loosing regularity. I would expect for there to be some differences for sure, but I dont want to become irregul...
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Gaining weight, after week 1. A rant :)

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first of all, thanks to the awesome community here. WOW. amazing. im not sure this is the program for me. when i finally got it, a few days after fine tuning, t...
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Body fat %

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Okay so this is my first week doing the 4 hour body and today is my cheat day but I weighed in this morning before anything as this is my weigh in day also...and...
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coconut milk?

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Hey guys, how about coconut milk? Is it allowed? I thought about pimping up some meals with it, but I´m not sure whether it´s aloud or not...
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Is cheat day still appropriate in maintenance?

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Hi all, I am alllllmost at my goal and in the near future am going to be going into maintenance mode. I will be adding a few foods back in but will still be sti...
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Why do I lose more weight & bodyfat when I DON'T workout?

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I started slowcarb'ing on Dec 12th (right before the book came out), and I've been tracking all my data religiously. During 3 periods when I wasn't working...
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Tell me this is working for most of you...

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I'm feeling very frustrated at the exercise protocol. It isn't like I'm a workout junkie; at 46, I'm back in the gym for the first time in 20 years and not tryin...
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How long should I do it?

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Hi guys, I am currently on the fourth week of the Slow-Carb Diet and I was wondering how long I should go on with the it? Thanks,
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why exercising to much isn't working and other video's for free

http://www.thegabrielmethod.com/video-exercise-2/ This man is incredible! I use his cd's in tghe morning and evening and I start to feel so much better.
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Training for ski holiday?

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I'm off on a skiing holiday on 1st Jan and am about to start training specifically for that. Last year when i went I was about 26lb heavier than i am now so I kn...
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1 week+2 days : 3.3 pounds lost ... :)

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Thanks to everyone in this forum.
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Binge Day !!

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Have been on SCD for over a month with good results, have found binge days to be more of a burden. My wife does alot of my cooking she is a legend. All the ef...
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VEGA ONE shakes

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Does anyone know if the VEGA ONE shakes are allowed? The label states "Dairy,Gluten & Soy free - No sugar added. My wife makes these with non-sweetened ...
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Not really a Question but more of a comment!

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I have been on the slowcarb diet now for a little over six months I have dropped from from 215 down to 160 my goal weight. We went on vacation last week and I pr...
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How can I read labels to know what fits the SCD?

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What do I look for?
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Breakfast protein

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All all I'm into my 2nd week of the SCB and even though not seeing any results yet, i am feeling a lot better. I have a question on the amount of protein I'm h...
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Am I the only wine-o in here?

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I'm in the middle of my week three. No major weight loss, and just ordered calipers, a fat loss monitor, and a measuring tape off amazon. These should help me r...
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Random Yo Yo weight in the week

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So, this has been happening to me often lately and I just wanted to see if anyone else had the same experience. I drop weight in the week, then gain, then drop t...
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Has anyone experimented with increasing protein?

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Has anyone experimented with markedly increasing protein since being on 4HB? I started & continued with the recommended minimum of 30/20/20 each day, but it...
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I"m gaining weight??? wth?

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so yesterday I was up .8lb today up another .2..What is up with this? I"m discouraged after my 2.2lb lost now I have gained back a lb. today is day 5 so I'v...
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Kefta Mkawra

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I made this for the first time tonight, it was amazing! It's a Moroccan stew, all the ingredients were SCD friendly. I had some venison that I ground for it, but...
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shaky wagon - potholes along the way... HELP!

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Hi guys... I am about to fall off the wagon.. Its a bumpy ride! "Come on, what are you doin? You are suffering, denying yourself sweet, milky, coffee &...
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Timings for 30 day ab challenge

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Hi, Is it me or are the timings all over the show for this challenge? Please can someone clarify the schedule for eating and workouts... i get most but some i ca...
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[BBC] The Myth of the Eight-Hour Sleep

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BBC has an article explaining how biphasic sleep used to be the norm until the 20th century. Now I really I wish I had the time to implement a polyphasic sleep s...
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Day 10 on SCD

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Hi all! I just wanted to check in with you all to ask if the progress I'm making is good or if my results should be better. My inkling is that it's not that gre...
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Scientific Backing of Grapefruit Juice for Damage Control

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Hey Everyone! In this month's Men's Health, Blake Griffin on the cover, page 125: "In a study in the journal Nutrition & Metabolism, people who drank ...
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Bad Habits

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Alright guys, time to confess. I am back to this book/website after about a year from first discovering it. I have been dealing with compulsive eating for about...
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5 month report!

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Hello fellow slow-carbers. I'm here for my 5th (can you believe its been that long already?) month check in! Total Changes since starting 6/4/2012 Total Lbs lost...

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