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    Josh Yes, He and I prefer sweet potatoes though.

    If you have any short gym workout ideas let me know. I need to have a couple of options to change it up often.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pebbles67 View Post
    Josh Yes, He and I prefer sweet potatoes though.

    If you have any short gym workout ideas let me know. I need to have a couple of options to change it up often.
    Remember, two medium sized white potatoes still put you under 100g of sugar which is totally acceptable.

    I was also happy to find out that the potato is a COMPLETE source of protein. I think the high glycemic load of white potatoes is overhyped and I've yet to see my triglycerides go up yet.

    As for the workout, might I suggest doing a big 3 workout.

    3 sets of 20 reps circuit of 3 major exercises. As long as you use a good weight at maybe 40% max you should feel it at the end of the workout for sure!

    Squats/lat pulldowns/benchpress
    Deadlifts/row/pushups

    leg/pull/push

    This is a crossfit routine I saw on youtube somewhere...

    Do one circuit with minimal rest in between each exercise, then wait 2 minutes for glycogen repletion.

    If you do it right, your time (plus warmup) should be 25 minutes.
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    sounds like a great chiro, and such a relief! i hope this works out for you.

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    I hope his suggestions help for you and you'll start feeling better soon!
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    Wt. 228 Wheat bloat. I will be weighing 1x/wk from now on. (Fri or Sat). 6hrs sleep + a nap yesterday afternoon.

    I have my first cold in 6 months. That may have been compounding my inability to breathe. No anxiety last night. I made sure to take all meds and supplements no later than 6pm. LHT at the gym.

    Today is my first official day of the new plan.

    B. 2 eggs 2 bacon 1/2cup peppers, onions mushrooms
    L. Chicken 1/2 cup beets, 1/2 cup "spring" vegetables
    D. meat, salad, sweet potato.
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    Looks lovely, hope this is it! I am finding that staying under 100g of carbs as opposed to staying under 40g is a bit better for my energy levels. Of course I am careful about where those extra ones come from.
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    I tend to do best between 75 and 100 g carbs, anything below that causes nasty mental effects, anything above that starts feeling like a sugar rush or just dirty.
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    I have just responded to the second person this week complaining of hypothyroid symptoms due to a long period of eating VLC.

    Interesting. People are posting many links that show how long term vlc can be detrimental. How come I didn't know this before? Because I was blinded by my "get thin" obsession.

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    There are just as many posting that say that it is not detrimental. Truthfully it probably depends on the individual (Eskimos have done fine with it forever-of course they do keep a layer of personal fat for warmth too.)
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    Hence the reason I said "can" be. I had no idea it could cause dangerous symptoms. I'd heard of carb flu, but nothing else. Otherwise I might have recognized the symptoms in myself. Many people do complain of feeling terrible on VLC or finding it unsustainable.

    I suggested "Possible negative side effects of long term VLC eating" as a blog post topic for Mark.
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