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  1. Thread: Meat Grinder

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    Timely question, at least for me. We buy a whole...

    Timely question, at least for me. We buy a whole cow every year and end up with a lot of chuck roasts/pot roasts that we don't really know what to do with. Enter the food grinder...take the roasts,...
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    You are probably right about adding in more...

    You are probably right about adding in more carbs. I had moderate success with Leangains but got tired of cooking/eating that much food. Perhaps I threw the baby out with the bathwater.
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    Body recomp. Lose belly fat, then strength.

    Body recomp. Lose belly fat, then strength.
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    More time? More Protein? More Cals?

    For the past month I've been eating anywhere from 1500-2000 cals, typical day is 60% fat (103g), 33% protein (128g), 6% carbs (25.2). Alcohol only on Saturday evening. Male, 37, 6'2", 220lbs, waist...
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    Thanks for the input. I looked into various...

    Thanks for the input. I looked into various options and have landed on 5/3/1. At any rate I was getting tired of squatting every workout anyway!
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    Squat While Training?

    I am going to run a half-marathon in May (this will be my eighth or something like that). For the past year or so I've been focusing on lifting and less on running and cardio, following SL 5x5....
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    FWIW I had a lot of digestive issues ('Code...

    FWIW I had a lot of digestive issues ('Code Browns' as they are known in the running community) with MCT. Those went away when I replaced MCT with coconut oil. Now its 1 tbs of ghee and 1 tbs of...
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    Stopped LG, Gained Weight, HOWEVER...

    So I decided after a good long while (~1 yr) that Lean Gains wasn't for me. After stopping the LG protocol in September I gained a bit of weight back, 10-13 pounds. I still lift and have added more...
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    I felt the exact same way last year when I...

    I felt the exact same way last year when I entered the weight room. I just went up to someone and asked questions. Most people are more than willing to help out.
  10. Activity Level for Calorie Calculators (LeanGains/IF)

    When using calculators to determine your daily caloric needs most ask you to put in a gauge of physical activity. I lift three times a week and so I put in 'moderately active' which gives me a TDEE...
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    TDEE for LeanGains?

    When using calculators to determine your daily caloric needs most ask you to put in a gauge of physical activity. I lift three times a week and so I put in 'moderately active' which gives me a TDEE...
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    How Many Sprint Sessions?

    So I've plateaued for some time and still have some stubborn belly fat to lose so I am going to re-incorporate sprinting back into my weekly routine. Question is how many sprint sessions? Is one...
  13. Yet Another Evaluation Thread - My LG/IF Structure

    With Lent I am really trying to dial in my diet and exercise. I could use a little feedback from those of you versed in LeanGains and/or IF. Bearing in mind I am cutting as I have fat to lose, here's...
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    I follow a LG approach and train fasted every day...

    I follow a LG approach and train fasted every day due to schedule. I workout anytime between 5 and 6 in the morning (weights MWF, SS cardio TRS), and break my fast anytime after 12 noon, however it's...
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    Starts today (after way to many drinks last...

    Starts today (after way to many drinks last night) with a 24 hour fast. Good luck to all!
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    All starts this Wednesday. I know it's the wrong...

    All starts this Wednesday. I know it's the wrong mindset to have, but the Mrs. and I will be drinking more than usual tonight and tomorrow!
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    That Time of Year - Lenten Whole30

    As a practicing Catholic Lent is kind of a big deal so every year my wife and I embark on a Lenten Whole 30 (which usually ends up as a Whole46 or even a Whole50). Anyone else interested?
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    Smart Wool socks are actually a great gift for a...

    Smart Wool socks are actually a great gift for a runner. Otherwise an Endurance Bag is what I always recommend.
  19. Hey Ladies - Need Recommendation for Gym Bag for My Wife

    Hi,

    My wife has recently changed her schedule around and is able to go to the gym in the mornings a few days out of the week. That means she also showers and preps at the gym as well, lugging all...
  20. To answer the original question - not unless you...

    To answer the original question - not unless you are worried about each meal being too awesome.
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    Pull out your big girl panties and toughen up.

    Pull out your big girl panties and toughen up.
  22. Assuming the sardines for the fish oil/Omega 3s?

    Assuming the sardines for the fish oil/Omega 3s?
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    I'm doing LeanGains, but with a caloric deficit...

    I'm doing LeanGains, but with a caloric deficit on all days. I add rice/fruit in on workout days and keep cals to 1900 - 2200, fat and protein exclusively on rest days to ~1500 cals. Still...
  24. I squat three days a week per StrongLifts 5x5. Up...

    I squat three days a week per StrongLifts 5x5. Up to 235 which is good since I pretty much started with the freakin' bar.
  25. Thread: IF question

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    IF isn't a switch. You'll be fine as long as we...

    IF isn't a switch. You'll be fine as long as we are talking about a reasonable amount of cream (i.e. you aren't drinking 16 ounces of cream every morning).
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