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Alternative for lat pull downs?

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Hi everyone, I'm about to start my one month occam's protocal experiment. I will try to follow the instructions strictly the first time. My only problem is my ...
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Week 2: Stalled?

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Hey everyone, I am a beginner to the slo-carb diet but I just have a quick question. After one week of slo-carb I lost a whopping 10 pounds. During week two ho...
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Miso Gravy? Yes or no?

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Hey guys, I've been trying this thing out for a week. I don't like eggs all that much, but I'm also relatively poor, so I've taken to making a sort of souffle o...
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Can I maintain cardio with Occam's Protocol?

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Hi Just wondering what people's thoughts are on keeping up some cardio while doing Occam's? I know it's generally considered detrimental to do too much cardio ...
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Cheat Day Observation

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This past Saturday was my second cheat day. After the first cheat day, I felt like crap and actually threw up after eating ice cream. This last cheat day, UGH! H...
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Prior Atkins Dieters

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Has anyone previously done Atkins then find it almost impossible to lose weight again that way? I'm on my 3rd week of 4HB and have only lost 2.5 lbs. I'm really ...
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Could you help me decide if this is SCD friendly?

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http://img.auctiva.com/imgdata/0/5/1/9/4/9/webimg/566194215_o.jpg I like to have these on hand for days when I'm out camping and such. They are very tasty. I'm ...
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Carnitasssssss....

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How do, fellow skinnying people. Query for ya's: About 2 weeks ago I was in a crunch, regarding meals- lost power and heat, so, no cleaning/cooking- and decided...
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Is My Diet OK?

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Male, 5'9, 172 lbs, 17% BF 7th Week on SCD. Originaly 185lbs 26%BF Meal 1 6:00 AM Olive Oil Omelet: 2 Egg Whites, 1 Whole Egg,...
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Is macadamia nut oil worth it?

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I saw some macadamia nut oil at the grocery store and I know the book said it was really good, but it was not cheap ($13.99 for a tiny bottle). Has anyone tried ...

Are nuts ok if...

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I am vegan and there is no way of heating lunch at my school so I often take nuts for lunch and as snacks. I do eat more than the recommended amount BUT my calo...
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Hot Showers, hot tea, scarfs...Thermally Counterproductive?

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Alright, I haven't dove into the 4HB fully just yet... still finishing prep and choosing timing carefully, but I have been experimenting. The cold showers are co...
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April 5th, 2009

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April 5th 2009 I weighed 450+ pounds....well my scale only went to 430 and I was way heavier....And 5'10" I started my journey one chain broken at a time, a...
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Cinnamon w/o coffee: how to?

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Hello everyone. My problem is that I hate coffee. With cream, without cream, it doesn't matter. Also I don't think coffee is important for the diet, so I don't w...
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INTERMITTEN FASTING?

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What is intermitten fasting? Is this in the book somewhere?
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Can I combine my red wines?

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Instead of drinking my 1-2 glasses of wine a night can I save it so once a week I can drink a bottle not on binge day other karaoke will be realy boring for me
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Here we go again...

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I did the 4hrb "diet" almost 2 years ago and had AMAZING results. My bf at the time was super supportive and motivated me so much. Unfortunately things...
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Doing something wrong? Weight staying the same.

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So I've been at it for about 2 weeks now, and I'm wondering if I'm messing up the SCD somewhere. I'm a guy, 230ish. Basically eat the same meals every day. Brea...
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Is pink grapefruit juice OK for cheat day?

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I'm having my first cheat day tomorrow (so excited)! However, my local supermarket only had pink grapefruit juice in stock. Is this okay to use tomorrow?
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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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unsure about diet

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I started scd two weeks ago. was wondering how much to eat per meal until very full or less. i drop 3-4lbs first week than nothing. i have protien with every ...
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Last Mile Diet Eval

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Hey All, I just started a desk job a few weeks ago and decided after 6-7 weeks of stalled weight loss but still dropping 1-2% BF that I wanted to experiment wit...
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Eating Out

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Anyone else having trouble eating out with friends and having to change a bunch of things on a salad or fish entree to get it to slow carb? I love going out, bu...
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Tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes...

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I have read SCD part in TimĀ“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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Doing the 4-hour Body in the UK

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There are a lot of us here in the UK to want to follow this protocol.......can we find any of the products suggested in the UK?
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All meat breakfast?

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I've been having a hard time drinking the water and eating within 30 min of waking up. Started just eating cold chicken breast while getting ready and it's prett...
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Thought this might be helpful...

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So I've been doing SCD since August, and honestly have not seen any results. The only reason i stayed true to it is because I don't have to get on an elliptical ...

Women and the 4 Hour Body

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Are women finding success with 4 Hour Body? Over at 4-HBTalk we are discussing this and the women are not seeing very good results. Any feedback you can offer?...
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Brewers Yeast? Allowed?....

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OK so I want to take Brewers Yeast tablets for general digestive good health, will this mess with my 4HB SCD?....
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When to do abs exercise and kettlebell swings in OP (if not on same day A and B, too exhausted after failure)

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Hi I have been doing OP for around 6 weeks now, and I find that I am just too too tired/exhausted after doing the A and B exercises to failure, to do the abs ex...
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Why many here are wrong about cheese....and why they are right

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I have noticed a lot of questions around here regarding cheese and most of the forum gurus advising people to avoid cheese. Now I agree with their conclusion bu...
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feedback on kettlebell too heavy question...

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After posting a question re kettlebell too heavy (20kg) I just wanted to share with you that I did 30 semi swings this morning (not quite up to chin height yet)!...
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Any petite/short women having luck getting the body fat below 20%?

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I'm 5'1" and down to 121.2 (pre-Sunday cheat day, that is). My losses have definitely been slowing the past couple weeks. I'm now on week 10 of the SCD. Won...
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Any slow carb friendly meals at chain restaurants?

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I can't cook well, and the prospect of eating beans from a can is just depressing. I know I won't follow through with this diet if I don't have tasty food. What...
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Would a Nitrotec Protein Shake serve the morning 30 grm Protein requirement

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Hi 4 hour body-ers! One more day for cheat day. Woo Hoo! Any tips and ideas for what one can have to fulfill the 30 grm protein rule 30 minutes after waking ...
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Trouble eating enough food...

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Alrighty....I can't seem to get enough food in during the day!! As I said before, I'm mainly a vegetarian, so my options are a bit limited. I lost 5 pounds my fi...
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Week 2 (lack of) progress

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I figured it would only be fair to post about when you're not doing so great just as well as when you are. This week I actually gained a pound on my weekly weig...

Healthy snacks

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What are some healthy and filling snacks to have in the house?
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Dinner for tonight

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Hey guys, i cooked something today and i was wondering if it is 100% 4 hour body : I roasted some onion, added eggplant and after a while a medium tomato and s...
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Question about High Protein diet plan.

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Hello! I'm currently reading the book and am looking to gain mass. I've read all the necessary chapters, however I couldn't find any specific meal plans apart f...
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A Crossroads

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I am a 28 year old guy, and I have been slow carbing and following the exercises in "building a better posterior" since January this year. I am down 2...
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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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Initial three week results and workout question

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So I'm just finishing my first three weeks on SCD and am quite pleased with the results so far. That said, I am not yet satisfied and seeing all of your success ...
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Coffee: My mini-experiment

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My background... I've been on this diet since June. I've done well, but have been in maintenance mode since the holidays... A few weeks ago, I decided to kick th...
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I want one of this

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...and it's only tuesday! can't wait for sunday!
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Simple recipies

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Ok im just starting and i would love to know if there is a place that just has a list of simple recopies for meals. IM not a huge cooker and i dont really care f...
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coconut oil

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I cook with coconut oil because I believe it is the healthiest oil to cook with - but I read some comments about the saturated fat. What is the view on coconut ...
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Peanut butter

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So my husband and I are getting started on this plan and we are into our second week. We were wondering if Peanut butter is allowed? I love it but not sure if I ...
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Noisy Stomach!

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I have done the 4-hour body diet with great success before and have recently started again. This time around I have notices something a bit weird. My stomach s...
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Week 6: Arctichacker reviews and looks forward

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Wow, 6 weeks went by quickly. That's gotta be a good sign Warning, this is going to be a long, babbling blog entry. Recap: I'm a 38 year old female recoverin...

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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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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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