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After burn training and Slow Carb Diet

Hi Everyone I just signed up to this online training course for After Burn Training (see http://sixpackshortcuts.com/) and was wondering if any of you were doin...
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Protein Shakes

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I typically workout out 3-4 times a week, and sometimes play basketball in the morning. I am wondering if a protein shake could hurt me or benefit me, i know t...
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Cooking with lemons or limes

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Tim talks about lemons squeezed into water before a meal , but can we cook with lemons and lime? Should we only have them prior to a meal , is there a limit as t...
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joint pain while running on SCD

I never used to get knee problems while running but I've started to get and anterior ache - anyone else? loving the extra energy I have on SCD - running 16K 3we...
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How to reseal canned beans?

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Hi, I've been trying to add beans to the diet, like refried or pinto beans, however all the markets/wholesale sell them in quite large cans that are (AFAIK) non...
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Starting The SCD

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Hello, Just wanted to introduce myself. This site seems great. I read the 4 Hour Body after seeing Tim on Dr. Oz, and really loved the book. I tried the SCD ...
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Can cheat "day" start the night before?

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Hi, I'm attending a birthday party Sat., my usual cheat day, but don't plan a full tilt "cheat" until Sunday. (Mother's Day brunch, likely obscene.Mimo...
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Am I losing enough weight? Roughly 0.5-1kg per week

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Hi everyone. Apologies in advance for the length. I'm following SCD and have just finished my 4th week. I started at 75.5kg and I'm now down to 73kg, Other peo...

Moving your cheat day

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Can you move your cheat day around sometimes for a special occasion, holiday, etc.? How would that work? If the special occasion were on a Wednesday, would you...
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Re: Binge Day-Didn't do grapefruit juice or the squats, will i be ok?

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Help! really worried i won't have a loss this week! Didn't do the grape fruit juice or the air squats 90 minuetes after my first binge meal! I've been doing grea...
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What to use as a thickener?

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Hello - Does anyone have any suggestion for a thickener for soups and sauces? In the past, before SCD, I use flour in roux and cornstarch in a pinch. Would tapi...
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Swede/Rutabaga: yay or nay?

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Hello from the UK (hence the swede)! I know Tim has said 'if you have to ask, its probably on the no list' but i was just wondering if people have been eating sw...
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I am Giving up

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Its been two weeks, down 0 pounds and no change to my TI. I am about to quit this stupid diet. I am following the guidelines and working out every day 14 days s...
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Eating Schedule For Polyphasic Sleep?

I usually eat the 4 squares per day (breakfast, lunch, 2nd lunch, dinner)on slow-carb, but I'm going to be trying out the Everyman 3 Sleep Cycle (STOKED) and wan...
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Muse validation !

Hey guys! After reading the 4 hour serie, I came up with an extremely cheap product to validate your muse during the critical early phase. Go to www.musevalidato...
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Acceptable peanut butter brands?

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I'm guessing Skippy is not good as it has some sugar as an ingredient, what are some common brands that I could pick up from the grocery store? Thanks!
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Who has your ideal bod?

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You know how it is, you either see some hunk or femme fatale on screen with a crazy delicious bod and you think, ''That meat-suit would look good on me.'' Wheth...
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Geniux

Although many of us don’t acquire a lot of messages concerning Geniux, people that came inside referfing to negative effects were few in number using small thi...
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Tim Ferriss on Marc Maron's WTF Podcast

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I found out about Ferriss when he was on Adam Carolla's podcast. I then searched his name in iTunes and found interviews with him on Nerdist, Joe Rogan's podcast...
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Rule of thumb for for eating beans

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Is there a basic rule of thumb for the amount of beans that I should eat (5'10, 200lbs male)? I'm trying to plan my meals ahead of time and having a preset amou...
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what should you do if you slip up during a slow carb day?

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I have been traveling this week for business and didn't prep well for my 8hr flights. I was week and had some carbs in my dinner and after dinner (yogurt, bag of...
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Weight loss due to sleep?

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Hey, so I've been experimenting with figuring out what times of the day my body's weight changes, and I found something that I'm having a hard time understanding...
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What Carbs to eat for Occams? Lactose intolerant?

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Hi, I am a bit confused, and I know some people are confused over this too. I find the definition of Occams feeding to be : "SCD plus starch" to be v...
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I'm gaining fat, what do I do?

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I started doing Occum's protocol a week ago. I'm male, 5'10", weighed 185lbs, and had a 30" waist. I've been eating a lot of protein and fat while doin...
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Self Proclaimed Chip whore needs help

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I started the SCD about a week ago and the only time I cheat is chips. And it's not often but I love chips with protein. Trying to add crunchy vegetables in plac...
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Is this a viable protein shake?

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My wife and I are on day 1 (today) of doing SCD, I'm asking about this product specifically, because well...i get it for 65% off since I work for the company. ...
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Going to Out to Eat and Damage Control

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I just started the Slow Carb diet yesterday morning and immediately threw myself into temptation by spending the day at Walt Disney World - I didn't have a singl...
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Get Back on Track: Create your Harajuku Moment

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I read a question earlier this week I planned to answer, but I can't find it now so I'll answer it here since I've seen a few similar questions. The question wa...
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Anyone get sick on their cheat day?

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Halfway through my cheat day I suddenly got nauseous and couldn't eat the rest of the day! Ugh! Now I have to wait until next week to eat those delicious candi...
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Gaining weight not losing??

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Hi, Apologies in advance for this bit of a long post… I’ve been doing 4HB since 2013 and had a lot of success with it. As of December 2014, I wei...
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My Way for Whey

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I've always had good results using whey protein as a meal replacement. I use Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard. I've long thought that maybe the reason it's worked...
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What's the dose of Kerrygold butter?

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I've just finished my first bottle of Green Pasture FCLO/Butter Oil mix. It only lasted about 2 1/2 weeks and I think I was pretty liberal with the dosing. I a...
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200 Calories

More: http://www.wisegeek.com/what-does-200-calories-look-like.htm Enjoy...
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Occams and Fat %

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I've recently lost 22kg over the last year. I am really enjoying my new fitness level and run avidly including marathons now. My DEXA scan shows my body fat %...
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Losing all motivation...

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I've been strictly on 4HB for a month, and haven't really been tracking weight loss but I never really did the diet to lose a bunch of weight, more to just tone ...
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SCD For Too Long?

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Hi All! I"m new to the site and wondering if anyone can help me with a frustrating plateau. I've been doing SCD or a modified version for well over a year ...
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Cold shower question....

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In the book, Tim says (something like):"daily ice pack on the back of the neck is 60 % as effective as a weekly ice bath..." How do you suppose the ef...
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Newbie OOPS!!

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I guess this isn't so much a question, more of a newb's pondering. So right out of the gate I blew it. I stocked up on tofu and vegetarian meat substitute, only ...
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I <3 this Diet! A tip for those wanting to lose 80+

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I started the slow-carb diet the 3rd Janurary with the following stats: Weight: 358 Total Inches: 204.5 I'm now on week 7 and my stats are as follows: Weight: 3...
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Bod Pod surprise

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I'm on my third week of the diet. Lost about 1.5 Kg, and lost about 9.5 cm in body measurements. I'm 30, 193 cm, and according to body fat calculators I found o...
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Shiver walks anyone?

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I live in a pretty cold part of the world. It's averaging around -25C this week. I'm drinking a nalgene of iced water as soon as get out of bed. I am interested...
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falling apart

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I've been on the diet for about 4weeks. I lost control for an entire week (7day cheat). I'm trying to get back on track but having a horrible time. I really l...
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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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Do cheat day specifics matter?

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Been doing SCD for 2 weeks now, but it's been something of a "vicious cycle" each week. The first 3-4 days are wildly successful, and I lose 4-5 pounds...
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What's the deal with the Brazilian Nuts?

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A part from these little guys being tough to find in your typical grocery store what is it about the Brazilian Nut that makes eating a few here and there so effe...
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New beginnings

I am awaiting my book and have done some reading about the program online through various sites. I am not a first AM eater and thought it would be great to util...
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Sweet craving

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What can i do to stop craving sweets during the 6 days of the week. I know its silly to want it so bad but I feel like its soooo hard not to want a little someth...
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Week 14 - 2 day cheat ... Ahhhh

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So I've been feeling so great... Clothes feeling better, down 27 total pounds, head held high, but I cheated for 2 days, yesterday and today, and I'm freaking ou...
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What is a good wine for a newbie?

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Hey guys, I know NOTHING about wine and I know Tim mentions some in the book, but which one is best for a newbie would you say? I am also looking for something t...
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Is coconut flour allowed?

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Hi all! I'm about a week into the SCD and it's been going well. BUT for the sake of not falling off the wagon (or quitting in the early stages) I was wondering ...

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