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  1. hello, i find this articel from mike mahler http://www.mikemahler.com/articles/vegan_diet.html no soy, no wheat? just beans, nuts, seeds ? thats pretty hard and a real problem. i need 120 gram of protein a day. thats hard because nuts ans seed have so much fat. no way in a fatlosdiet.
  2. for 2 months Very short period to detect significant differences....
  3. Sorry, i read that Fabian Hambuechen join regularly a weights room. So he build (a part of his mass?) by using weights. I don't know, if other gymnast use only their bodyweight. The Problem is, it is difficultto find a guy that only use his bodyweight. Most of this guys use BWE and Kettlebell oder Sandbags, weightvests, Tubes or other Tools.
  4. What is your purpose? If you train with hard BWE like OneArm-Pushups, Onelegsquat, OneArm-pullups, Ironcross you will get a very muscular body. Look at gymnast or olympic wrestler. "I was just wondering, are there many that have created a good physique using bodyweight exercises alone and does anyone have any pictures of these people? " This is a young german gymnast fabian hambuechen. And i think this body is realistic with only BWE and no extra weights. http://barnie.homeip.net/Fotoalbum/fotoalbum_bild_anzeige.php?lfd_nr=155&album_id=400
  5. Hi Alex, can you post a one day meal plan during you cuttingtime oder precontest-time in this thread? Like Meal 1,2,3,4,5,6 with calories and macro ratio. That will be great!
  6. @ veggieprincess Very, very good job. Do you have switched to carbs, yet? what about our eating-pattern? do you go now on a normal healty diet? or any longer the lowcarb way? Can you post a typical eating plan for a day with a lowcarbvegandiet? thanks!
  7. And now, my training plan. Simple, but ... you know... #1 High Intensity Training (HIT), a high level of intensity, lift 8-12 times, using 4 second negatives. Full Bodyworkout, 2 times a week. Home Workout with dumbbell -> Floorpress, Dumbbell Squat, pullups, curls, Dumbbell Single Leg Calf Raise, Crunches. #2 Four times a week martial arts training. heavy sandbag boxing, Shadow boxing, 40 min. a session. thats it 6 days training, 1 off.
  8. Okay, let's go. I wan't to go on a vegan diet. And i have only 3 rules for my diet. Simple rules, but no easy THE RULES #1: A calorie deficit. The amount of calories are calculated by the Basal metabolic rate (BMR). The difference is my deficit, dependent on my activity level. Approximate 500-1000 cals/d. #2: No Sugar. No monosaccharides and disaccharides (the only exception are fruits), because the are in conjunction with health problems* Perhaps a little artificial sweetener, like a diet coke. #3: Only healthy fat. No Saturated fatty acids. Just Unsaturated fatty acids accent on omega-3 fatty acids (eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)). like flax seed oil, Linseeds, nuts, wholemeal (oatmeal). That's it, simple but not easy. And a minimum of 2 liters of water (0.5 Gal -> better 1 Gal a day) * references (1) Larsson SC, Bergkvist L, Wolk A: Consumption of sugar and sugar-sweetened foods and the risk of pancreatic cancer in a prospective study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2006;84(5):1171-1176 (2) Schernhammer ES, Hu FB, Giovannucci E, Michaud DS, Colditz GA, Stampfer MJ, Fuchs CS. Sugar-sweetened soft drink consumption and risk of pancreatic cancer in two prospective cohorts. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2005;14(9):2098-2105 (3) Janket, S.-J., Manson, J. E., Sesso, H., Buring, J., Liu, S.: A prospective study of sugar intake and risk of type 2 diabetes in women. Diabetes Care 26 (2003), 1008–1015. (4) Schulze MB, Manson JE, Ludwig DS, Colditz GA, Stampfer MJ, Willet WC, Hu FB: Sugar-Sweetened Beverages,Weight Gain, and Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes in young and Middle-Aged Women. JAMA 8 (2004) 927–934 (5) Brand-Miller J.C.: Glycemic Load and Chronic Disease. Nutrition Reviews, Volume 61, Supplement 1, 1 May 2003 , pp. 49-55(7) (6) Giovannucci E.:Insulin and colon cancer. Cancer Causes Control. 1995 Mar;6(2):164-79. Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA. (7) Sudha B Biddinger and David S Ludwig: The insulin-like growth factor axis: a potential link between glycemic index and cancer. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Vol. 82, No. 2, 277-278, August 2005 From the Research Division, Joslin Diabetes Center, and the Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (SBB), and the Division of Endocrinology, Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA (SBB and DSL)
  9. Hi folks, i start a training blog, too. my goal: bodyfat at 10% and sixpacks abs and put on some muscle (4-5 lbs lbm). Training und Nutri Infos later. And, i go a vegan way. So please Stay tuned!
  10. Hello Melissa, i had to put a lot of work in my calves to see little muscle. it is not a nations-problem:-) But i can understand you. my beautiful wife had the same problems like you. she is "genetic gifted". by only doing the cindy crawford video with 5 lbs dumbbells, she build big muscles She go on a low carb & fat &cal diet und get sixpacks abs. thats sensational for a girl to go on 10% bodyfat. But that was to extreme, because i can already see her clavicle and pelvic bone. That was a real heredity-problem.
  11. Thats incorrect! If you want to lose weight (bodyfat) a calore deficit is absolutely necessary! If you eat natural foods you can lose weight, too. Because fruit and veggies are low in calories, so you have a unconscious calorie-deficit. If you choose calorie-concentrated foods like bananas, peanuts, coconut....and you have a calore-overplus you will gain bodyfat. independent of natural foods.
  12. Tom Venuto explain all facts in his ebook "Burn The Fat, Feed The Muscle". He talks about 3:1 ratio. 3 days lowcarb (about 200 gramm carbs for men) and 1 High-Day! That should be the fatburn-booster, he told. Some clients had dramatically results. If you looking for elaboration, i can post the facts in a brief.
  13. thanks melissa, for girls it is very hard to get to 10%, i agree. 16% are fabulous. But i am a man, 10% are not so extreme. In the past i had a heavy house moving and ate a lot of junk-food (snickers) and also burn a lot of calories and go down to a very low bodyfat-level. so i thought about the meaning of clean diets. but its very difficult to control your appetite with junkfood.
  14. thanks melissa, for girls it is very hard to get to 10%, i agree. 16% are fabulous. But i am a man, 10% are not so extreme. In the past i had a heavy house moving and ate a lot of junk-food (snickers) and also burn a lot of calories and go down to a very low bodyfat-level. so i thought about the meaning of clean diets. but its very difficult to control your appetite with junkfood.
  15. thanks Melissa for that great advice, i think i buy a soy-protein. 30 g a day is a real joke, my bodyweight is 90 kg = 198 lb. the WHO (World Health Organization) says 0.8 per bw to obtained, thats 72 g. but back to lowcarb diet i am very confused about a good diet. a lot of studies say."a calorie is a calorie". so it doesn't matter of your 300 calories are from low fat milk or from M&Ms (yes milk have more protein and causes a higher postprandial thermogenisis, but this is just a example). if you have a adequate amount of protein and a caloriedeficit you will lose bodyfat. And check this: I love carbs and a lowcarb diet ist very hard. okay i want to go on 10% Bodyfat, so i have to lose only 4-5 Kg Fat. I suppose there are people who have washboardabs by observe only a deficit and eating sweets. What do you think?
  16. Hello, i don't want to support protein-Companies, who sell products with egg-protein/milk-protein from animals that lived bad lives on factory farms. i am looking for unprocessed, natural organic protein. BTW: You life in OC? I am very,very,very,very,very,very,very,very,very,very,very jealous:-) I heard from a lot of guys (for example: tom venuto - Burn the Fat Feed The Muscle) that lowcarb in the evening is very effective for fatburning! I want to cut some bodyfat. So i am looking for protein without carbs for the evening. And little fat - especially unsaturated & polyunsaturated fatty acids (PFA).
  17. hello, i am a vegetarian for over a decade and now i will become a vegan. I consumed a lot of organic dairy products but avoid eggs. My question: how can i get so much protein without Protein Powder on a vegan diet? Soybean Products are very expensive in germany (and contents sometimes eggs or milk). Tofu is very stalely (i dont like it). I found this homepage http://www.gotohealth.com/athletes/read.cfm?article_id=15 There were some protein sources. But what can i consume when i switch to lowcarb in the evening? Nuts have a lot of fat and i will cut some bodyfat. I am looking for a vegan meal with 30 Gramm of protein, lowcarb and lowfat. Is this impossible to find?
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