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When to add rest days

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I've been doing Geek to Freak for a little ove two weeks now and am finding that my soreness does not last past the 2 day suggested rest period. I know that if I...
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Over caffeinated

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I feel like I need to down multiple cups of tea to keep my energy up everyday and my sleep is suffering. How can I keep my energy up without caffeine? I feel lik...
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Diet advice

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Hey all, I'm a 6'1", 21 y/o male. I've been on the SCD for 3 weeks now (PAGG for half of that) and I intend to start a workout regimen this week. I start...
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'Extend Bars' are they ok for 4HB?...

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Found these bars, but not sure if they are 4HB compliant Any ideas?... http://www.lowcarbmegastore.com/snacks/extend-bars-chocolate-deligh... Ingredients are....

Can I have grapefruit and coffee for breakfast?

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Hi all, I have just started the diet this week, but previously I've been having a breakfast consisting of grapfruit with black coffee and 2 tsp of brown sugar i...
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Breakfast ideas other than eggs?

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We've started the Slow Carb diet as a family, which is great--It's easy to keep the right foods in the house and there's the competition element since you don't ...
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Losing fat and keeping your sanity

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Just having one of those need to share moments. A lot of people I know have been inspired to join the 4HB experiment. Which is quite frankly awesome. However, I...
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Check-in Time -- March !

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Hey everyone! Sorry this is a bit late! How was everyone's March?! We want to hear alllllll about it!! Talk about your successes, your not so successes, and anyt...
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Workout or not?

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Hello all, I am on the second day of slow carb. I have never started a new diet without adding in exercise or honestly attempted any type of fitness without exe...
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Confused about post workout meals(combat sport questions)

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I'm 24, 5'11, 270pounds, I've been on the SCD since feb(been a lot more strict with it recently) I've lost 20 pounds since on it. I'm an active practitioner in B...
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Another stalling question

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Hi everyone, This forum has been fantastic with the support provided: I have been very patient with results on the 4 hour body and have to say i can eat like ...
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Any side effects to SCD?

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I'm getting rutine-tested today - blood and urine, so I'll know anyway. But I wanted to ask, has anybody tested themselves after a couple of months in the slow-c...
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First cheat day

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Well I completed my first full week on the Slow carb diet & feel pretty good. I lost about 8lbs gained about 1.5lbs back so not too shabby. I felt really gui...
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Sharing food pictures

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Hi All, Well, I am considering including the "flash diet" portion of the 4HB starting tomorrow so people can see what I am eating, make suggestions, f...
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PAGG question

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some advice and guidance for newbie

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Hi. I have been on SCD since April 1st and am still trying to figure out why I am not losing the weight and inches that I read others losing. Can some other 140...
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Are water chestnuts okay?

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I've got a ton of frozen veggies and one of the bags has water chestnuts. And yes, they're white. According to Wikipedia the "water chestnut is actually n...
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Quiet breakfast tips?

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All, I have a 19-month old toddler who will wake up at the slightest sound in the morning. I've been trying to throw together a strong SCD breakfast, but there a...
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Any help for gain weight?

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Hi everyone, my weight - 65 kg ( 144 lbs) > my goal 75 kg (165 lbs). I´m trying do by occam method . I excercise by occam over two months. I should eat 180g ...
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Can you be on scd and train for a marathon

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Will I have the energy to train ?
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where to get coconut oil

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can i get it at any grocery store or trader joes i want to start having that in my coffee instead of heavy whip cream:)
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what size kettlebell to start with

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I only have the money to buy one kettle bell. I was hoping that some of you could give me an idea of what size would be good to start out on. I don't want to spe...
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Foods OK and foods NOT OK

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Hi, I've bought and read the whole book - Tim suggested cottage cheese and probiotics but also wrote that in the low carbs diets no dairy are allowed - so what a...
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If i dont have AGG or PAGG on cheat day

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but i have everything else kombucha drink does it matter if its citrus? and i have the proboitics and yerb mate and grapefruit juice. was told i dont have to hav...
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My body is rejecting the foods?

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Hey all, I've done SCD for a few months, and then I took a break for 2 months or so, still being careful but not following the rules. During these couple of mon...
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30-day Six Pack Sprint

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For this challenge do we go to the gym 7 days a week?
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Electronic ab stimulators

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Right as some of you will know I've been slow carbin/4hb for nearly 2 years, it's been an easy journey except one part I can seem to shake the lower ab flab! I h...
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How do you stay "regular" on cheat day?

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To keep it simple. Six days a week I've been excellent at an MED fasted workout upon waking, having a casein shake within 30 minutes, followed by 16-20 ounces of...

Tim Ferris - Another New Book?

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Is this another new book from Ferris or is it just a paperback version: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0091939526 The 4-Hour Body: The Secrets and Science o...
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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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Why do we need 30g of protein in each meal?

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I was just wondering why is it so important to consume 30g of protein in each meal and why is breakfast so important? Is this only to stop the cravings till the...
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Airport food?

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What type of food outlets and food do you guys usually eat when stuck somewhere like a airport or train station where you don't have the ability to cook up a few...
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Not getting results...posting my daily meals... Advice?

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Ok today and most "active days:" Ice water and AGG Maybe hot coffee with cinnamon( was adding stevia and a touch of half and half but cutting back) 1 ...
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Can someone please post a list of vegetables which are not allowed due to High fructose content?

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I have been eating a lot of carrots and it is high in fructose which might be destroying my fat loss. The only good link i found - http://www.dr-barbara-hendel....
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How many Almonds are in 2 teaspoons

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Hi, questions as above, i work this out to be around 9 whole almonds? Thanks
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Refuse to give up!

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Hello All! I have had a bad week! I was specially tempted with all of the treats that have ben brought into the office this week. I haven't gained anything ( ...
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Exactly how much hummis is too much?

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I have been snacking eating romain lettuce with humis wraps lightly coating the leaves with hummis. How much hummis is too much?
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Anyone else nervous about what happens after muscle gain?

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Hey folks, I'm currently on the SCD. Phase II is to get into the gym and starting building muscle. I'm sure I'll see good gains as I haven't been regularly w...
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How much sugar is fine in each meal?

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I'm sure this question has been asked before but let me clarify. My issue is is that I am struggling to figure out which vegetables are fine. The way I am judgi...
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Took my first cold shower yesterday and...

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loved it ! I couldnt even imagine how great it could feel to take a cold shower before bed-time. Ill take this as a routine, since for some reason afterwards i...
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Rebooting with IF + HIIT/Occam's + SCD

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After being off SCD for over a year, gaining about 1/2 of my weight back, and feeling a need to reboot my fitness plans, I've come back with a couple new tools t...
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Post workout carbs

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What size portion of carbs is acceptable after a workout (20 minutes plus, weights)?
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Is my whey protein healthy?

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100% whey (flavored double rich chocolate) Nutrition facts: Calories - 120 Sat fat - 0.5g Trans fat - 0g Cholesterol - 30mg Sodium - 130 mg Total carbohydrate -...
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Today was the first time I almost cheated...

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It was my turn to host book club tonight. We meet once a month and always make the parties really grande affairs. I made quiche, baked brie, spinach artichoke di...
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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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Watch "Sugar: The Bitter Truth"

Many of you have already viewed Dr. Lustig's presentation, "Sugar: The Bitter Truth." If you have not seen it, I highly recommend it. Eliminating sugar...
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how do i cook 4hb food without lots of time?

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ugh, 2nd time typing this out, lets hope the page works..... for the past 6 months i've done the diet, at least every other day i have to cook. i'll either coo...
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SCD...blender style.

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I've been tinkering with this idea for a while mainly based on a wee experiment I did (or was forced to go through) when I had to wear train-tracks (braces). Due...
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Eating when hungry vs. eating on a schedule

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Hello all! Thank you all very much for your participation here. I've learned a lot from you. I am hoping I can learn a bit more today. Depending on what I'm do...
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Carrots....

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I think they are SCD friendly yet, when I eat them I feel an overwhelming sense of guilt. I know they have sugar in them so it doesnt make much sense to me to ea...

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