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Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 05-13-2013, 10:18 AM
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Posted By Ellen
You may be doing too much exercise and making...

You may be doing too much exercise and making your body adapt. High intensity interval training (HIIT) is really good for fat loss. Its like running sprints...you sprint, rest, sprint, rest, etc....
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 05-13-2013, 10:12 AM
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Views: 5,308
Posted By Ellen
I do squats with an Olympic bar on my back...and...

I do squats with an Olympic bar on my back...and am up to 55# for five sets of five. In just 6 weeks I can not believe how toned and strong my legs and butt have gotten. I have def. gotten smaller,...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 04-30-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,713
Posted By Ellen
How about cheese? It doesn't take much to...

How about cheese? It doesn't take much to satisfy and it is much lower in sugar then flavored yogurt. I personally like plain Greek yogurt, so I am not a good person to ask! Raw veggies are a...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 04-30-2013, 11:44 PM
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Views: 3,798
Posted By Ellen
We eat gluten free because my husband is...

We eat gluten free because my husband is sensitive to wheat and gluten. I have not read that book. Guess I ought to. Because he eats gluten free, I do as well. We also do not eat corn, or eggs. ...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 04-24-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 557
Posted By Ellen
Sugar Busters was based on Michel Montignac's...

Sugar Busters was based on Michel Montignac's work. It is interesting and it does work. It is basically the glycemic index/load of foods that count in his diet approach. I followed Sugar Busters...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 04-11-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,713
Posted By Ellen
Hello, Hilde! As far as I know, there are no new...

Hello, Hilde! As far as I know, there are no new editions to the Sugar Busters book. There is a cookbook, but I do not know if it is still in print, or hard to find. Amazon might have it.

I...
Forum: Weight and Resistance Training 04-06-2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,641
Posted By Ellen
Strong Lifts 5x5

I have been going to the YMCA and doing machines for nine months...decided it was time to move on to REAL weight lifting. My husband has been doing Strong Lifts 5x5, and it looked pretty...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 04-05-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,713
Posted By Ellen
Hi Sailor! Sorry this thread is so slow. There...

Hi Sailor! Sorry this thread is so slow. There are a few of us who check in once in a while...and it might could be more lively if more folks join! I started on Sugarbusters over ten years ago...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 03-08-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,713
Posted By Ellen
Hi Daisy! I never have followed the eat fruit...

Hi Daisy! I never have followed the eat fruit 1/2 to 2 hours before other food rule, and did just fine. It is an interesting concept, but I never noticed any problems with fruit putrefying in my...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 02-15-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,713
Posted By Ellen
Morning! Anyone around anymore? Back from the...

Morning! Anyone around anymore? Back from the wedding...it went well. It did snow a lot, and my sister in Boston got snowed in with that big blizzard and was unable to come to the wedding.
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Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 01-29-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,713
Posted By Ellen
I meant to get here before now and try and be...

I meant to get here before now and try and be more regular about posting... Yesterday I went to the Y and lifted 73,455 pounds. I was jello last night. Everything ached. I had to take four...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 01-29-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,713
Posted By Ellen
TEXCOLLINS: Yes, I think I can. South Beach is...

TEXCOLLINS: Yes, I think I can. South Beach is two phases..the first is essentially Atkins, and the second is essentially Sugarbusters. They are both low GI diets, which restrict the empty carbs...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 01-23-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,713
Posted By Ellen
Morning! I have not been on in a while...I...

Morning! I have not been on in a while...I apologize. Life tends to go in spurts around here, and lately I have been catching myself coming and going. I finally got back down into the garagio...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 01-04-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,713
Posted By Ellen
HEY, TONI! If you are reading, I wanted to tell...

HEY, TONI! If you are reading, I wanted to tell you I did make it to #1! I beat the #2 woman by 112,000 pounds! I was #5 overall..so only four men lifted more than me! I was pretty stoked! :)
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 01-04-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,713
Posted By Ellen
Happy New Year! Hello ShootingStar and Jojojo! ...

Happy New Year! Hello ShootingStar and Jojojo! Sorry this area is kind of dead. The Sugar Busters group used to be huge and very active, but the diet kind of fell out of favor to South...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 12-19-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 422
Views: 23,733
Posted By Ellen
Sorry I have been MIA for a while. I continue...

Sorry I have been MIA for a while. I continue to go to the Y almost every day. I made it onto the top 30 list for weight lifted in November. I am well on my way to getting higher on the list for...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 12-01-2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,250
Posted By Ellen
Perhaps you should head to a sleep specialist and...

Perhaps you should head to a sleep specialist and find out why you are not sleeping. Do you snore? Thin people can have sleep apnea, and it KILLS your metabolism. Doctors rarely think of it even...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 11-20-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 723
Posted By Ellen
I find fasting is very beneficial for me. It...

I find fasting is very beneficial for me. It helps me control my blood sugar levels. Recently I was sick and ended up fasting on chicken broth for two days. The beneficial effects continue almost...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 11-18-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 422
Views: 23,733
Posted By Ellen
Hello...anyone still reading here? Still...

Hello...anyone still reading here?

Still going strong at the Y. My doctor was pretty excited about it...he told me weightlifting was better for me than cardio even, as it tones the muscles and...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 11-04-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 23,733
Posted By Ellen
Hello! Still going to the Y just about every...

Hello! Still going to the Y just about every day...today I lifted 26,755 pounds! Then I went and got in the pool and jogged up and down the lane in the water for 30 minutes. I am really tired...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 10-30-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 23,733
Posted By Ellen
SOLLY: Most Ys have a referral program..if you...

SOLLY: Most Ys have a referral program..if you know someone who is a member they refer you and you both get a discount! Check it out! I was pleasantly surprised how reasonable the Y was...about...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 10-30-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By Ellen
I am sensitive to MSG, but I do not get a rash...

I am sensitive to MSG, but I do not get a rash like you described. I do get migraines from it, and therefore take pains to avoid it. I love Chinese food and I have been able to navigate my way...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 10-15-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 23,733
Posted By Ellen
Hi Toni! I think our thread is about dead... :(

Hi Toni! I think our thread is about dead... :(
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 10-02-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 23,733
Posted By Ellen
Kind of dead in here..sorry I have not been...

Kind of dead in here..sorry I have not been contributing. Joined the Y,and I love it! I go tomorrow to meet with the exercise physiologist and set goals and get trained on the machines. Looking...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 09-27-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 23,733
Posted By Ellen
Hello, tdtl07! Welcome! Tips for Sugar...

Hello, tdtl07! Welcome! Tips for Sugar Busters... One of the best I got when I started was to start with legalizing your food. Don't eat anything that is not ok, and don't worry about portions....
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