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  • Bob Harper hit it on the head!

    So this guy from the show 'the biggest loser' has an article in 'Costco connection' for the month of June, and I thought it was hilarious when he mentioned this:

    'grew up on a cattle farm and it was a lot of meat, vegetables and a lot of butter!....I had to reprogram how I ate and what I ate from how I used to eat."

    That diet of his was horrible indeed! I'm glad he is teaching the rest of America to lay off the loads of butter and meat. This is definitely why we are getting fat. More whole grains!

    I don't know why this stuff irritates me so much but all these celebrity trainers, cooks, etc etc, have such influence on so many people and yet have no idea what the hell they are talking about! I just wish I could see a debate between these people and someone like Mark Sisson or Robb Wolf.

    I tell people grains are toxic and give them the science behind it and 99% of them look at me like I'm crazy and either say no, or 'everything in moderation.' I will now go smoke crack...in moderation of course

    Sorry just had to vent tonight

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    I'm going to go bleed myself with leeches... oh, don't worry! It's in moderation, it's cool.

    The only thing I've ever heard that sounded stupider was a coworker who is a smoker say, "I'm going to take a break outside and get some fresh air while I have a smoke."

    I feel ya.
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    • #3
      I bet bob is in better shape than 95% of the people on this board. Maybe he isn't so stupid after all?

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      • #4
        I have watched some of his kettlebell videos and it is clear he does not have a clue what he is doing with them.
        Eating primal is not a diet, it is a way of life.
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        Don't forget to play!

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        • #5
          He sounds like the biggest loser to me
          Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other.
          Walter Elliot

          I am a horse for a single harness, not cut out for tandem or teamwork; for well I know that in order to attain any definite goal, it is imperative that one person do the thinking and the commanding. Albert Einstein

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          • #6
            This is what bob says for "whats in" when it comes to eating:

            "Lots of water at each meal; a real breakfast such as oatmeal, eggs or plain greek yogurt, doctored up with berries and nuts; apples and berries every day, along with other fibrous fruits such as asian peras, in certain quantities; protein at every meal and lots of fiber; and unlimited amounts of certain vegetables-though they must be prepared correctly (favorites are kale and broccoli).

            Whats out: added sweeteners to drinks and foods; refined flours and grains; white potatoes loaded with fats; white rice; fast foods; high salt foods; and fried foods.

            That sounds pretty good to me to be honest.

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            • #7
              Bob's famous because he's very good at one thing, and that's motivating people. Personally, I've never thought he looked all that fit considering he's a world famous trainer.

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              • #8
                Bob has the narrow squinty eye face:
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                • #9
                  added sweeteners to drinks and foods; refined flours and grains; white potatoes loaded with fats; white rice; fast foods; high salt foods; and fried foods.
                  Yeah... I think most people would do great to follow his advice.

                  I hate that show, but really what he is advocating seems very healthy. I'm not all that bought into whole grains are the devil- LOL, I'm just happy not to have to eat them. At least he isn't pimping fake foods and finds protein important.

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by red_leaf View Post
                    I'm going to go bleed myself with leeches... oh, don't worry! It's in moderation, it's cool.
                    Actually that coud be quite good for you, as they are used in operations and have a comeback in modern medicine. Just as the Maggot therapy that works realy well on chronic wounds, specialy on people with Diabethes.

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                    • #11
                      They featured one of his workouts in Men's Fitness one month. There were a couple of decent exercises (power cleans), but the majority was kind of bullshit. I definitely think he motivates people to eat better foods and exercise more but his diet advice is a little misguided. I believe Bob is vegan and the thing about being vegan is, if you are strict and don't eat a lot of processed junk you're skinny and the world views that as healthy. IMO.

                      Off topic (kind of), I was just at Starbucks picking up a coffee and there was this group of people deciding from the pastries which ones they would eat. One of guy points to a blueberry muffin exclaiming "..that has too much sugar and will give me a stomach ache". I felt like saying "everything in that case is fucked" And it's probably not the sugar that gives you a stomach ache.
                      "The problem with quoting someone on the Internet is, you never know if it's legit" - Abraham Lincoln

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by jimhensen View Post
                        This is what bob says for "whats in" when it comes to eating:

                        "Lots of water at each meal; a real breakfast such as oatmeal, eggs or plain greek yogurt, doctored up with berries and nuts; apples and berries every day, along with other fibrous fruits such as asian peras, in certain quantities; protein at every meal and lots of fiber; and unlimited amounts of certain vegetables-though they must be prepared correctly (favorites are kale and broccoli).

                        Whats out: added sweeteners to drinks and foods; refined flours and grains; white potatoes loaded with fats; white rice; fast foods; high salt foods; and fried foods.

                        That sounds pretty good to me to be honest.
                        Sounds good to me too. Minus the oatmeal pretty much everything on that list is primal friendly . . . and if most people did nothing more than avoid the foods on the "out" list we'd probably be happier and healthier. (Though, fried food isn't all bad - just that most fried food is batter dipped and fried in omega-6 heavy fats - leave out the batter and use a healthy stable fat, then it's probably okay)
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                        • Hike the Appalachian Trail
                        • Do a real pull-up
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                        • #13
                          Bob needs to make a trip to Sephora for some under eye cream.
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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by red_leaf View Post
                            The only thing I've ever heard that sounded stupider was a coworker who is a smoker say, "I'm going to take a break outside and get some fresh air while I have a smoke."
                            Hahaha! That actually made me laugh out loud with how pathetic it is.

                            As for Bob, I am wondering how he sees a person making sure they get lots of fiber in their diet as well.
                            Female, age 51, 5' 9"
                            SW - 183 (Jan 22, 2012), CW - 159, GW - healthy.

                            Met my 2012 goals by losing 24 pounds.
                            2013 goals are to get fit and strong!

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                            • #15
                              What I don't get is... Why hasn't the CrossFit Paleo craze rubbed off on him as he has positioned himself in alliance with CF...

                              Very curious





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