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  1. Dancer and dance teacher here, and I've read...

    Dancer and dance teacher here, and I've read quite a bit into this!

    The myotatic reflex is the pain you feel when you stretch beyond your muscle's elasticity. It's a protective mechanism as your...
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    I love the idea of this thread and wanted to add...

    I love the idea of this thread and wanted to add a post and another perspective.

    I don't believe I have any disorder of binge eating, but, I do feel like I had and have an addiction to...
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    Keep at it! Everyone had their ups and downs. How...

    Keep at it! Everyone had their ups and downs. How do you plan on gaining muscle?
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    Lol, you're pretty much at my goal weight. I'm a...

    Lol, you're pretty much at my goal weight. I'm a few inches taller than you but I'm already jealous you're basically starting at where I want to be.

    Hope the low-carb flu goes away!
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    I just read through a couple posts on the first...

    I just read through a couple posts on the first page or 2 and saw the post about you and your mom, that she always comments on how much you're eating and "body checks" you. How are things going with...
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    At 6'2" it seems like you're nearing your goal...

    At 6'2" it seems like you're nearing your goal weight. So exciting! And 16% is fantastic. I think most guys look good between 10-15%. Some guys always think the leaner the better, but I think you...
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    AH! My mom has a similar recipe involving ramen...

    AH! My mom has a similar recipe involving ramen noodles, diced tomatoes, peas, and I think turkey. We called it "Turkey scramble" and it was foul.
  8. I once watched a video of a morbidly obese woman...

    I once watched a video of a morbidly obese woman giving weight gain advice: "fry everything, cover it in sauces, and keep switching between salty and sweet so you can keep eating."

    That really...
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    The chart might confuse some people, but for...

    The chart might confuse some people, but for everyone who understands how carb intake can vary, this is a step in the right direction...
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    I heard this idea from a podcast on what can help...

    I heard this idea from a podcast on what can help with fat loss, in terms of diet and exercise: "It's like hitting the system with a hammer, seeing what resonance comes to the forefront and riding...
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    Haven't you seen people doing one arm dumbbell...

    Haven't you seen people doing one arm dumbbell bench press? or one-arm military press?

    You could do both at the same time, holding both dumbbells, but the idea is that you have to work more on...
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    If you have trouble with carb flu, I know this...

    If you have trouble with carb flu, I know this isn't "ideal," but there is a method recommended by Dr. Harris. You could try carrying around a bag of sliced oranges (for example) while transitioning...
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    Julie... You're only 5 days into this. Give...

    Julie...

    You're only 5 days into this. Give yourself more time, drink water, just stick to it. You're losing water weight which should come off quickly, then you'll settle into either a steady...
  14. Thread: House of Thin

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    I thought I'd revive this thread. I still do come...

    I thought I'd revive this thread. I still do come around the boards and check things out, but haven't been updating in my journal.

    The good news is that the gym I still frequent, and I still try...
  15. Thread: That new diet

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    Wow, English is not your first language? Great...

    Wow, English is not your first language? Great job. Very good grammar and any deviations in grammar read naturally and actually add to your writing style.

    As for the tl;dr comment, didn't your...
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    Wow this thread exploded! I thought I'd pop in to...

    Wow this thread exploded! I thought I'd pop in to say I've been starting a predominantly high fat and low-calorie eating plan, although I try to keep my protein intake a little higher. It stays...
  17. Thread: House of Thin

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    Posting updates: - Dairy free except ghee. ...

    Posting updates:

    - Dairy free except ghee.
    - Protein source primarily from beef. I have stopped eating pork/bacon (makes me feel sluggish, don't know why!)
    - Doing less frequent carb-ups...
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    Welcome! Falling off the wagon you might find to...

    Welcome! Falling off the wagon you might find to happen a lot for you. It all depends on how you view cheating and/or how badly you want to stay "clean."

    All I can say....consider primal a tool...
  19. Congratulations! That's so awesome! I can't wait...

    Congratulations! That's so awesome! I can't wait to get to the 150's...
  20. Thread: House of Thin

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    What's up MDA. ...

    What's up MDA.

    http://i145.photobucket.com/albums/r235/edgarsdoomed/photo-1_zpse4e79e29.jpg

    Let's start the new year right. Get shredded!

    Will post update pics in the coming months and how...
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    My 2 cents: The last 10-15 lbs is a very...

    My 2 cents:

    The last 10-15 lbs is a very relative term, and you should be mindful of the "set-point theory," that once you start getting closer to your goal weight or a weight you think is very...
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    Hey! Just wanted to pop in. I see you had butter...

    Hey! Just wanted to pop in. I see you had butter help your headache/carb hangover. I've been feeling 10x better putting butter in my coffee rather than cream, and it's like a new day every morning. ...
  23. Thread: House of Thin

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    Yes it's a pain the scale moves so slow! ...

    Yes it's a pain the scale moves so slow!

    Lifting absolutely.I generally have these lifts in the gym:

    HIIT or sprint endurance

    Military press supersetted with push press.
    Pullups
    Dips
    TRX...
  24. Thread: House of Thin

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    167.5 lbs today, 12/12. That's 1 lb in 2 weeks. I...

    167.5 lbs today, 12/12. That's 1 lb in 2 weeks. I never complain of progress but, is a pound a week such a lofty target? Some women even lose 2 lbs a week. If I had had that progress in the beginning...
  25. Thread: At a crossroad

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    I've been dancing for a long time. I wondered how...

    I've been dancing for a long time. I wondered how I should tailor my workouts to it, but I learned that the gym is best suited for 1 goal at a time. I've been sticking to very basic heaving weight...
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