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GregManzo
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Join date: Dec 2005
Posts: 312

thevikingscot wrote:
Wow.... really great job.

You remind me that I need to come up with my post-V-diet plan. Like you said, get rid of any guesswork.

thanks man. its all about being proactive. for me, keeping all of my food between noon and 8pm fits my work schedule/lifestyle so it was a no brainer. its the "lean gains" intermittant fasting protocol. im also trying to stick to the 100g carb cure...i have trouble getting enough carbs in though. be proactive and prepared.

find some good foods that you wouldnt mind eating everyday...and eat them everyday. the V-Diet should break your food addictions, so dont go back after, dont ever "reward" yourself with your old favorites. you did not "deserve it". reward yourself with non-food rewards. food is not for pleasure or for comfort anymore, its for function. there are plenty of other things in life you can do for pleasure or comfort. hammer that into your mind during the V-Diet and you are going to set yourself up for continued success.

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GregManzo
Level 3

Join date: Dec 2005
Posts: 312

Transition Day 19: March 16

NEPA: Walk
3.17 miles
51 min
3.7 mph

HSM 1:
2 hard boiled eggs
.4 lbs broccoli
4 oz steak
.25 lb ground beef w/ some cheese
2 slices uncured bacon
20g pepper jack cheese

Workout:
Bench Press:
135x8
185x5
205x4
205x3
205x3

SLDL:
135x10

Squat:
135x10

Pullups:
BW x 5
BW x 5
BW x 5

BB Bicep Curl:
75x6
75x6
75x6

decent workout. my body is fried though. i dont know if its the lack of calories, lack of carbs, probably both but im not feeling strong. oh well, as long as the fat is burning its just fine. did the SLDL and Squat just to get some blood flowing through my legs, they are sore.

Workout Nutrition:
Pre:
2 scoops C4

Mid:
1 scoop Surge Workout Fuel
1 scoop MAG-10

Post:
2 scoops Surge
1 scoop Power Drive

HSS:
2 cheese sticks
1 hard boiled egg

HSM 2:
2 eggs over easy
.25 lb ground beef w/some cheese
2 slices uncured bacon
.4 lbs broccoli
6 chicken wings
a few small slices of cheese w/ pepperoni

big one. i felt like i needed it, but didnt go overboard. i think i need to be more mindful of how much food my body desires. sometimes i feel like im stuffing myself and other times i feel like i can eat more. if i eat less those times i feel like im stuffing myself and eat more when i feel like i need it, not only will it even out, but it should produce better results.

good day. tomorrow i got invited to a pub crawl for st patty's day. ugh. gonna keep the booze to a minimum and stick to eating wings. i wanted to pulse fast too lol. gonna do that monday i guess.

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GregManzo
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Join date: Dec 2005
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Transition day 20: March 17

st patricks day.

ugh.

had like 5 beers and maybe 3 or 4 drinks. only one of those had sugar in it. i did eat some fries at one point and there was probably sugar in the wing sauce. also had some taco bell. Not terrible, not great. barely had over 100g carbs i bet, but the food was not clean. o well

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GregManzo
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Join date: Dec 2005
Posts: 312

Transition Day 21: March 18

NEPA: Walk
3.23 miles
51 min
3.79 mph

HSM 1:
2 hard boiled eggs
.25 lbs ground beef w/some cheese
.75 lbs broccoli
4 oz steak
2 small slices pepper jack
2 slices pepperoni

so ive been eating pretty much the exact same thing everyday for 3 weeks. still like it just as much as i did the first week of the transition. food addictions broken, hell, i had pizza right infront of me yesterday and had no desire to eat it. i just stuck to my chicken wings.

HSM 2:
.5 lbs Broccoli
1 lb of ribeye roast
60g cheese

HSS:
40g cheese
1 hard boiled egg

another day in the books. i did some bicep curls at some point. not significant enough to count it as a workout. gotta look good on the beach next week lol.

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zornzlemon
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Join date: Feb 2012
Posts: 23

Happy St Patty's! (yesterday)
It was strange not party, so I'll use yours (for now).
How is your head?

You have been a rock on this thing and I want to thank you.
You truly motivate me to stay as close to perfect adherence as I can. (and so far, very close).

Thanks again and I hope your head ain't throbbin, but if it is, what's a headache once in awhile?

Zorn

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blake2616
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Join date: Oct 2006
Posts: 453

Great results. Good for motivation.

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GregManzo
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Join date: Dec 2005
Posts: 312

zornzlemon wrote:
Happy St Patty's! (yesterday)
It was strange not party, so I'll use yours (for now).
How is your head?

You have been a rock on this thing and I want to thank you.
You truly motivate me to stay as close to perfect adherence as I can. (and so far, very close).

Thanks again and I hope your head ain't throbbin, but if it is, what's a headache once in awhile?

Zorn


thanks Zorn. no hangover from st pattys! i stopped drinkin at 9pm and had a lot of water for the rest of the night. it was a good plan.

once the results start coming in, adherence to the plan is easy. just keep your eyes on the prize.

blake2616 wrote:
Great results. Good for motivation.

thanks man

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thevikingscot
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Join date: Mar 2012
Posts: 53

I can't wait to see what your results are after your transition into the 100g Carb Cure. Keep kicking ass.

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GregManzo
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Join date: Dec 2005
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thevikingscot wrote:
I can't wait to see what your results are after your transition into the 100g Carb Cure. Keep kicking ass.

thanks man, im pretty much in the 100g carb cure right now, just still filling in the blanks with shakes. its going well, official weigh in, measurements and pics tomorrow morning.

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GregManzo
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Join date: Dec 2005
Posts: 312

March 19:

Pulse Fast Day!

my favorite day of the week. its like a holiday. doing it right this time, usually i skip the GPC and use half as much Power Drive. im using everything this time.

NEPA: Walk
5.65 miles
1 hr 30 min
3.75 mph

Workout:
Pullups:
BW x 10
BW x 10
BW x 10

DB Upright rows ext rot:
35s x 10
35s x 10
35s x 10

BB Bicep Curls:
65x6
65x6
65x6

Power Flys:
40s x 10
40s x 10
40s x 10

First time doing a workout on a pulse fast day. wasnt bad, got a wicked pump in lol. pullups were good, had no trouble knocking out sets of 10. when i pulsed halfway through the workout i felt a rush blood to my muscles, like i got extra pump. pretty cool feeling.

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GregManzo
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Join date: Dec 2005
Posts: 312

Results!

Height 6'
Weight 217 (-28)
Neck 15.5 (-.5)
Shoulders 51.5 (-1.5)
Chest - Upper 43 (-4.5)
Waist - at Navel 38.5 (-5.5)
Waist - at largest 39.5 (-5.5)
Hips - at largest 43 (-4)
Upper Arm - L 15.5 (same)
Upper Arm - R 15.5 (same)
Upper Leg - L 27 (same)
Upper Leg - R 27 (same)
Lower Leg - L 15 (-2)
Lower Leg - R 15 (-2)
Ankle - L 9.5 (-.5)
Ankle - R 9.5 (-.5)

total inches lost: 26.5 since pre V-Diet
transition weight loss: 6 lbs, 5 total inches

pics in a bit

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GregManzo
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Join date: Dec 2005
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Pre V-Diet, after 28 days, now

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GregManzo
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Join date: Dec 2005
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the never before seen side picture. pre V-Diet and now.

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paula_h65
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Join date: Feb 2012
Posts: 127

great job!!!!

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thevikingscot
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Join date: Mar 2012
Posts: 53

That's a huge deal! Way to keep it up. Does it feel like the transformation it is?



As an aside, thanks for continuing to post following (technically) completing the V-Diet. It is great to see the transition into the next phase, and the continued progress.

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GregManzo
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Join date: Dec 2005
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paula_h65 wrote:
great job!!!!

Thanks!


thevikingscot wrote:
That's a huge deal! Way to keep it up. Does it feel like the transformation it is?



As an aside, thanks for continuing to post following (technically) completing the V-Diet. It is great to see the transition into the next phase, and the continued progress.


Thanks! i feel a lot better now than i did at 245 (or 253 for that matter). but im not done yet so i dont really feel a huge sense of accomplishment. That being said, i used to look in the mirror or look down at the gut and think "damn i need to do something about this". i dont get that feeling anymore, im doing something about it! so it takes a lot of stress off.

also, i like keeping a log. i think its one of the keys to success. even though im done with the v-diet i will keep logging here for continuity.

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GregManzo
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March 21:

going to miami. ill be back at it on the 28th. just gonna stay low carb on vacation. its basically gonna be a whole week of constant NEPA lol. gonna be reasonable with booze. goal is to not gain any fat back.

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GregManzo
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March 27:

Home sweet home. back at the diet tomorrow. even though im done with the v-diet and transition, im going to keep posting in here because i think logging is very helpful.

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thevikingscot
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It is helpful to me, for you to keep logging.... so I say to keep it up. Let's have some more progress!

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GregManzo
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Thanks man ill be keeping at it for a while

March 28:

HSM 1:
.4 lbs broccoli
6 oz steak
2 hard boiled eggs
2 slices center cut bacon
20g cheese
20g pepperoni

HSS:
4 chicken wings
some cheese and pepperoni

HSM 2:
.4 lbs broccoli
.4 lbs pork rib meat
2 hard boiled eggs

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GregManzo
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March 29:

NEPA: Walk
3.23 miles
48 min
4 mph

Pulse fast day!

weighed in at 218 this morning. i thought vacation was going to do a lot more damage than that. hell, after the pulse fast today i might weigh less than before i left!

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GregManzo
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March 30:

NEPA: Treadmill Walk
45 min
3.5 mph
2.0 incline

HSM 1:
2 hard boiled eggs
.75 lbs broccoli
6 oz steak
4 chicken wings
2 cheese sticks

Gonna try to get a lift in this afternoon. I have a lot of things to do today though. New workout plan starts Monday. I don't know exactly what I'm going to do yet though.

HSS:
Cheese and pepperoni

Btw weighed in this morning. 214 lbs. 31 lbs lost since starting the v diet. I think I'm gonna have to hit 200 lbs maybe even less

NEPA 2:
5.65 miles
1 hr 18 min
4.3 mph

HSM 2:
2 cups spinach
4 slices center cut bacon
3 breakfast sausage links
2 eggs
.25 lbs ground beef w/cheese

didnt get a workout in.

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paula_h65
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Join date: Feb 2012
Posts: 127

GregManzo wrote:
March 27:

Home sweet home. back at the diet tomorrow. even though im done with the v-diet and transition, im going to keep posting in here because i think logging is very helpful.

If you like logging your food, I use myfitnesspal.com it helps me keep all of my macronutrients straight:)

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GregManzo
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Join date: Dec 2005
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paula_h65 wrote:
GregManzo wrote:
March 27:

Home sweet home. back at the diet tomorrow. even though im done with the v-diet and transition, im going to keep posting in here because i think logging is very helpful.

If you like logging your food, I use myfitnesspal.com it helps me keep all of my macronutrients straight:)

I will look into that. I like having this log too though

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GregManzo
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Join date: Dec 2005
Posts: 312

Plan starting april 2nd

9am: HOT-ROX, NEPA
10am: MAG-10, Lift
12noon: HSM 1, Flameout
2pm: HOT-ROX, Sprints
4pm: HSM 2, Flameout
8pm: HSM 3, Flameout

Workout: either a complexes workout or high frequency "easy strength" workout. havnt decided yet. sprints will be 50m, im going to ease into them so im not exactly sure how many ill be doing yet. lifting is going to be fasted but with MAG-10.

i may throw in some Metabolic Drive shakes, but im primarily using food for all nutrition.

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