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    I don't get as moody since going off grains, but...

    I don't get as moody since going off grains, but I still get "PMS Brain" every 4 weeks like clockwork. I'm supplementing krill oil, which seems to help, but only when I actually *remember to take...
  2. Thing is, there are so many studies out there...

    Thing is, there are so many studies out there right now, you can pretty much cherry-pick studies to prove ANYTHING.

    Who knows, maybe someone has finally debunked the whole "dieting" thing and...
  3. There's one way to find out! Try having them...

    There's one way to find out! Try having them more often and see what happens.

    For Science! :D
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    I told a couple of 30-year-old co-workers my age...

    I told a couple of 30-year-old co-workers my age - I'm 45 - and neither of them could believe it. Man, that never gets old. So to speak. :D
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    Chatty people in the gym. Especially when...

    Chatty people in the gym. Especially when they're chatting about completely inane BS. I swear the topic of lentils came up.
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    Basic mostly bodyweight workout - Push-ups...

    Basic mostly bodyweight workout -

    Push-ups
    Pull-ups if you can, or 1-arm dumbbell rows, or lat pulldown / rowing machine if they have that
    Squats
    Crunches if you feel like doing abs that day
    ...
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    Do it! Sprints are your friend. I still have...

    Do it! Sprints are your friend.

    I still have fat thighs. I've given up. Grab a copy of the "What Not To Wear" books (the UK ones, not the lame US ripoff!) and dress accordingly. When it comes...
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    What they said... It depends. If you fry it...

    What they said... It depends.

    If you fry it yourself in something reasonable, then yes.

    If it's from a fast-food joint... probably not so good.
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    Google "oopsie roll pizza crust" if you still...

    Google "oopsie roll pizza crust" if you still need a pizza fix.

    Also... Cookies and milk? What is he, 12? :D
  10. If you're trying to lose body fat, then don't...

    If you're trying to lose body fat, then don't worry about running a bit of a deficit. Those numbers are all pretty approximate anyway.

    Start lifting heavy 3 times a week and you'll have no...
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    I'm a food snob and proud! I think I'm making a...

    I'm a food snob and proud! I think I'm making a difference with a few of my co workers. :)

    As for the people who ask for advice and then never follow it... At least they're asking. At least...
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    My gripe of the day - People who hijack the gripe...

    My gripe of the day - People who hijack the gripe of the day thread when I wanna COMPLAIN ABOUT STUFF!!!
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    You could always mosey over to Nerd Fitness; they...

    You could always mosey over to Nerd Fitness; they have a whole forum of skinny guys trying to put on muscle. They'll probably tell you what I'm about to:

    You need to lift heavy. You need to eat...
  14. A couple of quick thoughts... 1. You're going...

    A couple of quick thoughts...

    1. You're going to need to work out if you want to gain muscle.

    2. When in doubt, wrap everything in bacon.
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    One thing a lot of new people have trouble with -...

    One thing a lot of new people have trouble with - Do not worry about eating too much fat. Eating fat is not what makes you gain fat. You need fat so you will feel full, and so you will get enough...
  16. Nerdfitness.com has some awesome info. They're...

    Nerdfitness.com has some awesome info. They're all about keeping it efficient. :D
    Get Results in the Gym with only 4 Exercises - Keep it Simple, Stupid! | Nerd Fitness
    Tabata Training: the Most...
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    Do the classics - pushups, pullups, deadlifts,...

    Do the classics - pushups, pullups, deadlifts, squats. These are all great because you need to use your core muscles to stabilize the movements.

    Good luck! Let us know how you do!
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    Welcome! It's great to have you here. Feel free...

    Welcome! It's great to have you here. Feel free to ask lots and lots of questions. :)
  19. Make stuff ahead of time. My usual breakfast...

    Make stuff ahead of time.

    My usual breakfast is 2 hard-boiled eggs and some Greek yogurt with either berries or coconut & almonds. I can do this before coffee, and I am NOT a morning person.
    ...
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    Sounds like everyone else is doomed. WE should...

    Sounds like everyone else is doomed. WE should be fine!
  21. Can you give yourself a 15-minute cooling-off...

    Can you give yourself a 15-minute cooling-off period? As in, "I will wait 15 minutes, and if I still want the comfort food, I will go in there and get it." Then gradually stretch out the time...
  22. I'm pretty sure the word "grains" just refers to...

    I'm pretty sure the word "grains" just refers to the size/shape/texture of the kefir. It doesn't mean it's a seed crop like wheat/rye/oats.

    Does that make sense?

    Kefir - Wikipedia, the free...
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    NerdFitness also has a pretty good article Can’t...

    NerdFitness also has a pretty good article
    Can’t Do a Pull Up Yet? Here’s How to Get it Done | Nerd Fitness
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    I would try ditching the weekend grains and see...

    I would try ditching the weekend grains and see what happens. Good luck!
  25. 2200 calories is not a huge amount. I wouldn't...

    2200 calories is not a huge amount. I wouldn't worry about that. :)

    I've found I started eating a lot more when I started lifting heavier things. In your case, it sounds like your body is just...
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