STACKing up the Odds on my Weight Loss Program
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STACKing up the Odds on my Weight Loss Program
I’ve been on countless weight loss programs, from the traditional to the radical. Some worked, resulting to a 10-15 pounds of lost weight, while some didn’t. Either it gave me headaches, stomach aches or sleepless nights.
At age 34, with a height of 5 feet 8 inches, current weight of 198 pounds, and body mass index of 30.1kg/m2, my goal is to put my weight down to 150 pounds. The medical recommendation for my weight being within the 125 – 164 pound range, I’d be happy to lose 140 pounds.
My pAGG experience
It’s been a month since I started taking pAGG supplements recommended by Tim Ferriss. The first time I heard about Tim Ferriss and his book The 4-Hour Body was when I asked a colleague (who has recently lost a significant amount of weight and is still continuing to do so!) what she did. She lent me her book and I read all about 4HB and the pAGG stack concept.
Although Tim Ferris’ book clearly explained how the pAGG supplement worked, and how it was possible to achieve healthy weight loss with the 4-Hour Body, I wasn’t sure if it would work for me. But then again, all it took was another look at my slimmer, healthier-looking colleague – it if worked for her, why not for me? I decided to try out Tim Ferris’ all natural weight loss program.
I’ve been on the pAGG stack for over 30 days now and I now weigh 12 pounds less than when I started, with a reduced body fat of 17.2% (coming from 19.4%). How’d I do it? I simply followed Tim Ferris’ recommendations to the letter:
My pAGG stack
I got my pAGG supplements from http://paggfatloss.com. For 6 days a week, for the past 4 weeks, I would drink my AGG supplements before meals, and the PAG supplements before bedtime:
• AGG (before meals) – Alpha Lipoic Acid, aged Garlic Extract, Green Tea Flavanol
• PAG (before bedtime) – Policosanol, Alpha Lipoic Acid, aged Garlic Extract
I made sure to drink the pAGG supplements as recommended by Tim Ferris – no Green Tea Flavanol for the bedtime stack, especially since every 300mg of decaffeinated Green Tea Flavanol is equivalent to drinking 5 cups of coffee! And paggfatloss.com’s green tea flavanol is 98.1%!
Taking the pAGG supplements made me feel healthier – more energetic, have less food cravings and faster metabolism. What I like most about Tim Feriss’ diet plan, aside from it being an all-natural weight loss program, are the “cheat” days it allowed. Once a week, I was allowed to binge, meaning, I can eat absolutely anything for the day. This is when I’d give my sweet tooth a treat with my all-time favorite cheesecake. On these days, I allow myself to load on carbs with the usual pizza and pasta.
The rest of the week, the 6 days that I’m on my pAGG stack, I follow the delicious meals I’ve searched online for “slow carb meals”. I thought I wouldn’t be able to survive on this on a regular basis, but I found helpful sites online that shared recipes that adhered to the 4HB diet plan. One favorite of mine is the Chicken and Lentils recipe (http://paggfatloss.wordpress.com/2011/02/28/chicken-and-lentils/) – interesting, appetizing and easy to prepare. It’s quite an unusual dish that for me is a winner because it’s both delicious and nutritious.
My pAGG exercise routine
Of course, no worthy weight loss plan ever worked without good old exercise incorporated in it. Tim Ferris 4 Hour Body recommended an exercise routine that should be done at least 3x a week. On weekdays, (Tuesdays and Fridays, usually, when my work-load is relatively lighter), I would do my 2-mile run around the neighborhood. I love breathing in the air, and the rhythm of my running shoes pounding on the pavement relieves all the pent us stress from my body. On alternate days when I don’t run out, I do my cardio routine with a 20 pound kettlebell (3 sets of 25), 10 myotatic crunches, and 10 cat vomits.
I’m on my 38th day of the pAGG stack already – I’m down to 186 pounds and extremely proud of the 12 pounds I’ve lost since I began taking the pAGG supplements. More than the numbers on the scale, and the better way my clothes fit now, I feel more beautiful knowing that I glow and radiate good health. This, I believe, is the best thing I’ve done for myself – heed Tim Ferris’s 4HB plan, and work my way to a healthier life and body.
Lucia Solivio, age 34, with a height of 5 feet 8 inches, current weight of 198 pounds, and body mass index of 30.1kg/m2, my goal is to be keep my weight down to 150 pounds. The medical recommendation for my weight being within the 125 – 164 pound range, I’d be happy with a weight loss of 40 lbs.