Hcg diet + Alcohol = remarkable results.
- 11-07-2008, 02:21 PM
Hcg diet + Alcohol = remarkable results.
So I did the hcg diet once before and lost 45+ pounds (I was pretty out of shape and that got me ripped). When I was on it I wasnt drinking, but one night I went to a party with my buddy and got completely wrecked and threw up all night. The next morning I was down six pounds and continued to lose a pound a day after that.
Well I'm on day two of the diet again (done with the binge, I mean day to of the actual diet), and I went and drank some vodka last night and didnt throw up, and I'm down 5 pounds this morning, properly hydrated.
So the question is, am I causing nightmarish physiological processes', or wtf is going on?
I was looking to lose around 15 pounds this time around. If I drank again I'd be there inside the week lol (fiscal week )
- 11-07-2008, 03:32 PM
What's the hcg diet all about? Is this the type of diet Kevin Trudeaux writes about, where hcg=human chorionic gonadotropin, or is "hcg diet" stand for something newer that I'm out of the loop on?
11-07-2008, 04:17 PM
I'm doing a slightly modified version of the Simeons Protocol diet. Yes human chorionic gandotropin, you're in the loop
To briefly summaries,
around 500 cal a day
two meals of 3.5 oz of meat, poultry or fish(specific kinds)
and two vegetables in any quantity within reason
two snacks of either an apple or 1cup of nonfat plain yogurt, and four saltine crackers.
If you follow it strictly you should lose a pound a day.
11-08-2008, 03:28 PM
11-08-2008, 03:41 PM
DANG, never heard of this :O
I'm gonna guess that it is not all fat loss though, and you are losing a chunk of muscle too, right?
11-08-2008, 03:45 PM
No way jose
I havent been checking my bodyfat percentage this time around but last time the numbers were primo. Minimal if any muscle loss.
I kept a log of it that I hopefully didnt throw away. If I find it I'll post my progress from last time.
But to be fair, I do have a test cypionate prescription that is prob helping me maintain so well.
11-08-2008, 03:47 PM
I am half tempted to go to this from my CKD, lol.
Guess I'll keep going with my CKD then try this if I am ever losing hope ^_^
Good job on your progress, and good luck on further progress
11-08-2008, 03:51 PM
Thanks man. I was sick almost literally the whole summer and then sprained my ankle BAD (horror pics in the picture section). But due to this I've been hitting the gym Very rarely in the past few months and was drinking and eating a lot.
My veins had become way less prominent in my arms but their raging today
11-08-2008, 03:54 PM
Are you still lifting or anything? The only thing I think that would kill me would be working out/cardio(I play basketball)
11-08-2008, 04:01 PM
Excercise above anything mild is actually discouraged haha. (though I did go running a bit last time)
Just checked my bf and it was at 10.5%. But I've eaten and have been drinking water so that's prob a tad high of a reading.
11-08-2008, 04:05 PM
Dang, guess I'll wait till basketball season is over then. I'm gonna guess use of a fatburner is also discouraged then? How the crap do you make it on only 2 meals, lol
11-08-2008, 04:06 PM
How can you not lose muscle while dieting so extreme and NOT working out? Impossible. I call shinanigans hahahah
I think the Velocity Diet + HCG would make MUCH more sense.
The HCG diet is not protein sparing, and without working out, you're going to get some muscle atrophy even when not on a diet.
11-08-2008, 04:12 PM
Hcg, from what I've read, I supposed to make your body fat much more available for use.
Pregnant women make it in Huge amounts so that even if the womans eating schedule is irregular, the baby will still be properly nurished.
Its really not that hard to do. Drinking a lot of water keeps hunger levels down. There are some low cal things you can eat to get you by (banana peppers, sushi ginger)...just to get a flavor in your mouth.
11-08-2008, 04:31 PM
HCG is just LH, so it's only increasing your available androgens. You're basicallay pulsing LH and secreting more testosterone and other androgens and probably increasing your estrogen somewhat. Testosterone in general helps to lose fat, but doing HCG in small amounts will not be anabolic in any sense. It will make you feel better while on a crazy low cal diet though.
Also, LH in women has a completely different effect than in men
11-08-2008, 04:45 PM
Just what I read and what the doc said man.
But thanks buddy. Compared to the knowledgeable members of this forum, I dont know sh!t from shinola ha. So any info is always greatly appreciated
As far as preserving mass goes... I couldnt lose significant muscle mass if I tried. Once I gain it, that sh!ts permanent haha. With inactivity I just gain fat
11-08-2008, 05:32 PM
wow. call BS and if its not its dumb. YOu basically exchange exercise and muscle gain for starvation. This diet is the reason people think BB are dumb. I could wake up and eat 500 cals and then die....theres no way....
As far as the alcohopl goes...your damaging your body. If youre that low cal and drinking, it dumb. Your body will have no energy/protein/aminos to allow for basic function and organ recovery/action.
Goodluck, but this is to far against the grain even for me.
PS- If you eat clean and cardio is about 45% max heart rate then your body will only go to fat souces for energy. (i think its 45%)
Also, its not humanly possible to SAFELY and effectively lose FAT per day. Youre either not weighing in right, BSing us for fun.
I would like to see sources on this diet too.
11-08-2008, 05:35 PM
2. No. Water will increase metabolism. So you used to either eat cause you were bored or love foo and got fat but never needed it casue your body can function on low cals due to slow metabolism which will be the reason you used to hold the weight.
11-08-2008, 05:39 PM
I'm sure the drinking is a bad idea. I'm being an dumb@ss. I completely admit that.
What would I stand to gain by lying???
I posted this thread asking how my weight loss could be possible in the physical universe we occupy.
11-08-2008, 05:40 PM
11-08-2008, 07:15 PM
11-08-2008, 07:35 PM
11-08-2008, 07:56 PM
Guys. I'm not sure where all the hate is coming from ha.
A few things I do know about it.
It lowers cholesterol,
People with diabetes often have no need for any medication when they do this diet,
and I'm not just full of ****. Last time I did it I looked great when I was done, and the weight stayed off for a year (till this summer as I talked about earlier)
11-08-2008, 08:19 PM
11-08-2008, 08:22 PM
11-08-2008, 08:25 PM
11-08-2008, 08:56 PM
In my town (Draper UT), Dr Percer, Dr Moody, Dr Goodwin, and Dr Hougaard, are all prescribing hcg like crazy for this purpose (vanity), and to those with actual weight issues.
(there may be more, those are just some of the ones I've heard of)
futurepilot, are you having a bad day dear?
11-08-2008, 10:01 PM
11-08-2008, 10:37 PM
11-08-2008, 10:47 PM
11-08-2008, 10:51 PM
I laugh in their general direction. They may as well give you uppers in the morning and downers at night too.
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