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Old 01-28-2013, 09:35 PM   #6
lisa32989
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Originally Posted by scorbett1103 View Post
Some coaches allow an extra packet in the frist few weeks to help curb hunger and prevent cheating, and sometimes if the client has a very large amount of weight to lose, they need that 4th packet for the first little while just for the extra calories. But 5 packets is NOT standard protocol, and I would have to agree with the previous poster that it sounds like a coach trying to make an extra buck.
My coach said 3-5 for the first week. But I also know some coaches determine # of packets based on how much someone weighs. I think IP recommends more packs for folks over a certain weight.
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