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by germanherman
Thu Jul 04, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Advice from long time no s ers??
Replies: 7
Views: 1324

Re: Advice from long time no s ers??

Hi Panther, there are many factors that influence how good or bad someone can keep the course in the system. Age, gender, life situation all play an important role. What works as a trick for one person can be poison for another. The most helpful tips are in my experience (No S since 2004): 1. simpli...
by germanherman
Thu Jun 01, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: SPAM hit list
Replies: 447
Views: 452061

by germanherman
Fri Feb 10, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Do you eat the same meals everyday?
Replies: 24
Views: 13311

Overly wrote:I do if I'm watching my calories because I'll create a diet plan and it's easier to just eat the same stuff every day. There's nothing wrong with it.
Yes, a friend of mine does something similar:

https://everydaysystems.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=11253
by germanherman
Fri Feb 10, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: The most unusual, anti-paleo and anti low-carb mod
Replies: 14
Views: 10596

The most unusual, anti-paleo and anti low-carb mod

Disclaimer: I personally don't use the mod i describe here! For the last couple of years i'm a vanilla No-S-Guys and I don't plan to change that, there is no need. I would recommend vanilla for everyone, but I recognize the struggles: First and foremost, building a “clean” eating habit like “no S” ...
by germanherman
Wed Jan 11, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: O43 Check-in
Replies: 976
Views: 608152

This is still the check in that resonates the most with my own eating habits. Still "junkfood" in it and still loving it.
by germanherman
Wed Jan 11, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Getting back on track
Replies: 7
Views: 4293

Ah yes, Off-the-Track. I know that place, been there so often, I considered buying real estate there. But to be serious: It’s ok, to fall off the wagon, even to stay off it for some time. It takes time to form a habit. When you are ready to continue you journey, you can always climb back on. I don’t...
by germanherman
Wed Jan 11, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Newbie questions if you could help please?
Replies: 10
Views: 6448

Hi, i know i'm a little late, but: Welcome und the best wishes for your NoS-Journey. Because your questions are answered i would like to add some tips, that i learned in my first attempts of NoS (took me some before i "got it") 1. Forget everything from every other diet you ever learned! Do not comb...
by germanherman
Wed Jan 11, 2017 2:06 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Welcome
Replies: 12
Views: 7087

By the way @Over43:

I love the idea of this thread. Welcome the newcomers and returners and calm them down.

The greatest crime of the diet-industry in my book is the amount of uncertainty and anxiousness they are creating.
by germanherman
Wed Jan 11, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Welcome
Replies: 12
Views: 7087

noni wrote:"What did Clint Eastwood say in Heartbreak Ridge concerning adaptation?"

Please tell us!
He quotes a cred of the Marines: Adapt, Improvise, Overcome!
by germanherman
Wed Jan 11, 2017 9:02 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Do you eat the same meals everyday?
Replies: 24
Views: 13311

I don't eat the same meals every day, but i "repeat" a lot of meals. Breakfast (Default): Cereals Breakfast (Alternatives): Sandwiches,Eggs or Smoothies Lunch (Default): Sandwiches or Oatmeal or Leftovers Lunch (alternatives): Eating out Dinner (Default): Whatever i'm willing to fix, sometimes it's ...
by germanherman
Tue Aug 09, 2016 1:53 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: SPAM hit list
Replies: 447
Views: 452061

I believe the post of Mary90 is without any context and the link leads to an infected website....


https://everydaysystems.com/bb/viewtopi ... 815#172815
by germanherman
Tue Aug 09, 2016 1:51 pm
Forum: Everyday Systems General Discussion
Topic: 5 Benefits of Coconut Oil on Human Body
Replies: 0
Views: 3717

5 Benefits of Coconut Oil on Human Body

1500 studies have been launched so far, by various researchers, to extract the benefits of coconut oil. Why did they go through so much hassle, they should’ve just asked gazillion conscious girls out there (including me)? If you think, no girl must’ve cried more, than when Leo was drowning in titan...
by germanherman
Wed Jul 20, 2016 1:39 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: insulin connection; may be a repeat
Replies: 4
Views: 3754

Re: insulin connection; may be a repeat

oolala53 wrote:This doctor treats diabetes. I"m not endorsing his methods, which are not included.

https://everydaysystems.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=10913
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What doctor? What methods?
by germanherman
Wed Jul 06, 2016 12:11 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Still Hoping to Succeed
Replies: 42
Views: 19373

[quote="germanherman" My reaction is always the same: Show me the scientific background and I will show you the blind spot: " https://intensivedietarymanagement.com/caloric-reduction-vs-fasting-part-9/ The links sounds interesting, but I can't open it. When I try, I get a login-request. I don't kno...
by germanherman
Mon Jul 04, 2016 7:47 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Still Hoping to Succeed
Replies: 42
Views: 19373

You can lose weight by doing 20 squats before using the toilet? Have fun and don't hurt yourself. I almost hurt myself while laughing at this! It's great to see you back around here, Herman! Fun fact: That "secret" to dieting is from the last diet-book i ever "enjoyed". Can anyone guess which one t...
by germanherman
Wed Jun 29, 2016 3:36 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Still Hoping to Succeed
Replies: 42
Views: 19373

You can lose weight by doing 20 squats before using the toilet? Have fun and don't hurt yourself. I almost hurt myself while laughing at this! It's great to see you back around here, Herman! Fun fact: That "secret" to dieting is from the last diet-book i ever "enjoyed". Can anyone guess which one t...
by germanherman
Wed Jun 29, 2016 3:21 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Still Hoping to Succeed
Replies: 42
Views: 19373

This is a very nice forum. I am, quite frankly, a little shy of expressing my opinions because you never know how people will take things on the internet where they can't hear the tone of voice, etc. The people on this board are the salt of the earth. I never seen an internet forum with such kind-h...
by germanherman
Fri Jun 24, 2016 9:27 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Still Hoping to Succeed
Replies: 42
Views: 19373

Brad Pilon says no one is hungry or wants to eat when she is jumping out of an airplane, meaning that a lot of our eating is just because we aren't involved in something else more absorbing. I jumped out of airplanes and i was very hungry sometimes while doing it... :P Intermittent fasting for me i...
by germanherman
Thu Jun 23, 2016 8:20 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Still Hoping to Succeed
Replies: 42
Views: 19373

Well, let's talk about diets again. In the No S-Diet- Book Reinhardt rightfully debunks most diets on the market by putting them in two categories: - Magic Food: Just eat more of this and lose weight - Portion Control : Just eat less and lose weight You can reduce the amount you eat in many ways: Re...
by germanherman
Wed May 11, 2016 8:23 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Preponderance of women participants in the forum
Replies: 13
Views: 8845

I believe there are two causes for the lack of males here: 1. The concept of moderation seems to be harder to get for men. We tend to think in extremes, especially regarding diets/fitness. "Harder is better, No Pain no gain, Go hard or go home" and all the other macho-"crap" seems to resonate more w...
by germanherman
Mon Apr 25, 2016 3:27 pm
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: Finally! Full shovelglove workout video
Replies: 7
Views: 7564

I never thought i would say that to another man on the internet: Show more Skin (only the upper Body)! Srsly, i would loved to see your muscles working through the workout. First an foremost to see, what muscles-groups are working. But second: I strongly believe, that you could inspire other with re...
by germanherman
Thu Jun 18, 2015 7:51 am
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: Shuggernaut's blog
Replies: 5
Views: 7641

Sir,

you had my curiosity but now you have my attention!
by germanherman
Mon Oct 27, 2014 7:38 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: SPAM hit list
Replies: 447
Views: 452061

TOPIC: http://everydaysystems.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=9780

User "bofafiller" = http://everydaysystems.com/bb/search.ph ... bofafiller

Senseless posts with spam-links in the signature...
by germanherman
Tue Sep 30, 2014 5:33 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2576
Views: 775259

automatedeating wrote: is there a way to just BE in the moment and not wonder when the good feeling will end?
The definition of being in the moment is: Not thinking about the past or the future. That's why it's such a bliss!
by germanherman
Mon Sep 29, 2014 10:29 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: SPAM hit list
Replies: 447
Views: 452061

by germanherman
Mon Sep 22, 2014 7:05 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: What's your No S?
Replies: 45
Views: 31904

Mods: None. But eating really slow Intelligent Dietary Defaults: Bread, Fruits, Eggs, Cheese, Veggies Alcohol: No, thank you Coffee: Very seldom Diet soda: No, i rather drink "real" soda on S-Days Exercise: "14 Minutes", "Fat or Fuel", "Have fun" Finances: "The daily euro" Life: Moderation in every...
by germanherman
Tue Sep 09, 2014 7:58 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: SPAM hit list
Replies: 447
Views: 452061

http://everydaysystems.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=9658

"fifacoins07" is back! The bot that trys to get some credits by posting semi-sensical-posts till it drops its spam!
by germanherman
Tue Sep 02, 2014 8:13 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: *** AUGUST 2014 CHALLENGE ***
Replies: 11
Views: 5233

One fail in August...

Not good enough :evil:
by germanherman
Mon Sep 01, 2014 4:54 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Two bad habits when eating.
Replies: 15
Views: 9049

Hi germanherman- Thanks for sharing about your grandfather's experience. A technical question- for the Tachew in the gulags style of eating, do you just keep chewing the liquid in your mouth until everything is masticated, or can you swallow the liquified stuff and keep chewing the solid stuff from...
by germanherman
Fri Aug 29, 2014 9:09 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 2 competing ideas
Replies: 15
Views: 7958

Ah, the good old "have to lose weight fast"-problem. Been there done that! First: Bite counting can work and can help you losing your weight fast. I believe that "herbsgirl" even combined Bite-Counting with No S That's the thread: http://everydaysystems.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=9790 The 5 Bite diet by...
by germanherman
Tue Aug 26, 2014 7:41 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Two bad habits when eating.
Replies: 15
Views: 9049

How are you doing with the NoS way of eating and Tachew these days? Are you still losing weight, and do you exercise regularly (aerobic, weight-lifting, etc.)? NoS and Tachew together are great, aren't they? Actually, I believe it's THE solution. Well, at least for me. You probably came across Jür...
by germanherman
Sun Aug 24, 2014 2:27 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Snack foods at mealtime?
Replies: 11
Views: 6067

Things that were part of my meals:

- fries
- chips
- pretzles
- breadsticks
- pizza-picos
- pringles

So yes, i eat salty foods as part of my meals, whenever i like them. I don't really care for calories.
by germanherman
Sun Aug 24, 2014 2:20 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Two bad habits when eating.
Replies: 15
Views: 9049

Germanherman, I am glad NoS combined with Tachew has worked and is working so well for you! I also have been eating slow the Fletcher way, combining it with NoS, eating 2 or 3 meals. I have been doing this Tachew style chewing, as you say, for 6 days and have experienced some not so pleasant things...
by germanherman
Thu Aug 21, 2014 8:26 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: SPAM hit list
Replies: 447
Views: 452061

osoniye wrote:Here's one:
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http://everydaysystems.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=10165
You were faster than me. Just wanted to report it too
by germanherman
Wed Aug 13, 2014 5:36 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: interesting articles
Replies: 43
Views: 22396

I also get a kick out of low carbers having a fit thinking they have defiled the temple with a Hershey bar. I try not to comment too much about low-carb, slow-carb or blow-carb in all their forms (Paleo, 4-Hour-Body, Atkins etc.) The last diet-fad i felt for was paleo, together with it's ugly sibli...
by germanherman
Wed Aug 13, 2014 5:20 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Just found No S today - starting tomorrow - makes sense
Replies: 16
Views: 8122

Re: Thanks!

Thanks for the well wishes. I already have questions but the basics are easy enough that I should be able to manage in the meantime. Questions: Is the classic 3 meals a day what most people are doing? I was late to work this morning, where we have a cafeteria, due to an accident on the highway. I a...
by germanherman
Tue Aug 12, 2014 7:51 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: annoying article
Replies: 3
Views: 2864

Article not reachable....
by germanherman
Mon Aug 11, 2014 1:11 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Two bad habits when eating.
Replies: 15
Views: 9049

It took me some attempts to “get†the no s diet- habit. I’m pretty sure, the main reason it stuck with me was the fact, that I combined it with the habit of slow-eating. Right now I got 6 everyday-systems (or habits) i use, but i started with only two: NO S and Tachew (= Taste+Chew) And the sec...
by germanherman
Mon Aug 11, 2014 5:43 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: interesting articles
Replies: 43
Views: 22396

Nowadays i'm perplexed by this, back then i used to do the same. The standard american diet (SAD) is a diet of "too much and too little". To much high processed food, to much sugar, too much transfats and at the same time too little vegetable, healthy fats, complex carbohydrates and fiber. The sensi...
by germanherman
Mon Aug 11, 2014 5:21 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Set times for eating
Replies: 6
Views: 4073

When i started, i kept some narrow windows for every meal. Something like breakfast between 05:00 and 07:00, lunch between 12:00 and 14:00 and dinner between 17:00 and 19:00 i think... To give it some structure regarding the habit-building. Today i just eat my breakfast in the morning and the next m...
by germanherman
Fri Aug 08, 2014 10:24 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Binge eating
Replies: 4
Views: 3511

I wish you had insert PMS in the thread-title... :oops:

Sorry, can't help there. :(
by germanherman
Fri Aug 08, 2014 8:56 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Exercise and especially running / Fridays?
Replies: 7
Views: 4573

Hi, welcome on board! I‘m a runner myself and a longtime No S’er. First, regarding the “trade ofâ€, or changing the time of an S-Day. Generally it is no problem to take an S-Day on an N-Day and make a regular S-Day an N-Day. But from the point of habit-building it’s much harder and takes lon...
by germanherman
Fri Aug 08, 2014 8:34 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Day 2
Replies: 7
Views: 4205

Hi, welcome on board! This diet can work (personal experience), but it is a slow and constant process. At the same time, it is highly doable. The fear of failing is one of the two main reasons you can actually fail (the other is the expectation of perfection). We all fail! I don’t know anybody on ...
by germanherman
Wed Aug 06, 2014 9:25 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Fear of weight loss success
Replies: 15
Views: 7660

If you want to weight yourself, always remember: - Your body is a lot like a sponge regarding water. - Therefore you bodyweight can change a lot in a very short time by losing or absorbing water. - Always take a average weight over time or the weight after fixed timeframes (weeks, month, years). - N...
by germanherman
Mon Aug 04, 2014 11:11 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Perfection is the Enemy of Progress
Replies: 2
Views: 2344

We all tend to see "perfection" as a goal, but we don't seem capable to see it as the endpoint of a progression. We want to start the perfect diet, doing it perfect and have perfect results! We want to do the perfect exercise in the perfect amount to reach the perfect fitness. We forget, that there ...
by germanherman
Fri Aug 01, 2014 8:31 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: *** AUGUST 2014 CHALLENGE ***
Replies: 11
Views: 5233

Well, i think i will join. I just had a week with breaking at least one of the No S rules per day (on purpose) so i like to clean it up the coming days. August 1 :D 2 S Day 3 S Day 4 :D 5 :D 6 :oops: Two Donuts... 7 :D 8 :D 9 S Day 10 S Day 11 :D 12 :D 13 :D 14 :D 15 :D 16 S Day 17 S Day 18 :D 19 :D...
by germanherman
Thu Jul 24, 2014 12:53 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Second Day
Replies: 4
Views: 2466

Welcome!

No S can be a gentle guide to a realm of peace regarding food, but it got a bit of a leap of faith in it.

If you don't care for weight just enjoy your meals, and trust the rules.

Don't overthink it, just relax.
by germanherman
Wed Jul 23, 2014 6:55 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I'm Ready!
Replies: 15
Views: 6421

eschano wrote: and Germanherman: love your sound and simple advice.
Thank you, i'm still blushing. Anything else but simple advises would exceed my level of the english language. :)
by germanherman
Wed Jul 23, 2014 6:51 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Spreading meals throughout day
Replies: 18
Views: 8394

Regarding the building of habits it seems to be easier if you can keep an clear schedule. So for a long time i kept roughly the same meal-times (between 06:00-07:00 - around 12:00-13:00 an between 18:00-19:00). After the habit was build the timeframe became unimportant. I eat a meal when i'm hungry....
by germanherman
Mon Jul 21, 2014 1:22 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I never used to be a breakfast person...
Replies: 2
Views: 2064

Fantastic! Nice change!
by germanherman
Mon Jul 21, 2014 1:21 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: What if I want to gain weight?
Replies: 3
Views: 2569

Wow! That problem is new i guess. It's pretty hard to give any advice without knowing your health-conditions. So here is what i did. When i lost enough weight by following the No S-Diet, i wanted to build muscles without losing my good eating habbits. I needed around 1300-1600 kcal. more a day to bu...
by germanherman
Mon Jul 21, 2014 1:13 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I'm Ready!
Replies: 15
Views: 6421

I recommend to drop the fourth rule! Your "No S**t"-Rule can and will make the diet much harder with only little to gain from it. Let's, just for the sake of argument, say there are two kinds of food: Good one and bad one. Because we don't want to touch the magic food list, let's further say, you sh...
by germanherman
Mon Jul 21, 2014 12:55 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: SPAM hit list
Replies: 447
Views: 452061

http://everydaysystems.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=10134
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Post doesn't fit into shovelglove and got a infected site in the signature. One of the better spambots.
by germanherman
Thu Jul 17, 2014 1:27 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: 5:2 diet (not really a NoS question)
Replies: 17
Views: 10204

I'm not a fan of IF or any kind of fasting. The whole concept is: less times of eating = less amount of calories consumed. That's the classic losing-weight-by-starvation concept. I still believe that moderation is the key for longtime weight-management. And if i moderate my eating i only have to cut...
by germanherman
Mon Jun 23, 2014 7:02 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Just Started! This is hard
Replies: 13
Views: 7019

:lol: Dare I join in and say that LIFE is hard? Hmmm, but on the other hand, I don't think you want the alternative either... Seriously, behaving responsibly IS difficult, but you have chosen to use NoS to do what you know is right for your body. Hang in there, and be encouraged. Doing the right th...
by germanherman
Mon May 26, 2014 6:39 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Diet soda
Replies: 22
Views: 9640

And again my universal solution for nearly everything:

Exercise!

Exercise and drink plain water after it.

By exercising you will invoke a real thirst and make it a habbit to quench it with water. The water "tastes" better if you are thirsty and becomes a real alternative to soda.
by germanherman
Mon May 26, 2014 6:34 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Cool, Refreshing Drinks
Replies: 17
Views: 10807

I just had a nice glas of ice-cold water with cucumber- and lemon-slices.

So refreshing, so healthy!
by germanherman
Mon May 26, 2014 6:17 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Is skipping meals against the No S rules?
Replies: 6
Views: 3623

Let's remember the rules:

NO sweets!
NO snacks!
NO seconds!

There is no "NO skipping meals" rule.

So you are fine as long as skipping a meal doesn't lead to problems with the other rules (looking at you snacks!). Though it may take a little bit longer to build a standard-meal habbit.
by germanherman
Mon May 26, 2014 6:05 am
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: Beginner routine?
Replies: 2
Views: 5129

1. Start slow and low: 7xShovel 7xChurn Butter 7xChop Wood 3xFlip Lever 7xDrive Fence Posts 7xHoist Sack 7xTuck Bales 7xStoke Oven 7xThe Fireman 7xChop Tree Repeat for 5 minutes. For the next nine day add one minute per day. When you reached 14 minutes add one to the number of every exercise until y...
by germanherman
Thu May 22, 2014 5:39 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I know what I was doing wrong
Replies: 12
Views: 5896

germanherman, hello neighbour...assuming you live in Germany... Greetings from the Uetliberg near Zuerich. I LOVE your post, totalaly agree! Congrats on your 90 pound w-loss :D :P Moderation and normal eating ("stink"-normales essen), that're my goals too. __________ h Hallo 900-Kilometer entfernte...
by germanherman
Tue May 20, 2014 8:28 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I know what I was doing wrong
Replies: 12
Views: 5896

Re: I know what I was doing wrong

Hi, When I would eat my plates of food I would put a lot of junk on them like chips, noodles, bread, cereal, etc . Sorry. That's not junk, just food. I know that the "new" low-carb hype (anyone remembers atkins...) can lead to the mindset that carbs are bad, but that is just another fad. The main c...
by germanherman
Wed Apr 30, 2014 6:00 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Counting Bites
Replies: 39
Views: 34847

Seems a little bit heavy on "accounting". Some people like that more than others. An alternative for people who don't like accounting that much would be eating extra slow by chewing every bite till it is liquefied. For a short period of time 1-4 weeks you should count your chews while eating and try...
by germanherman
Tue Apr 29, 2014 8:39 am
Forum: No S Diet Testimonials (aka "yearly check in")
Topic: 2 years this week of keeping it off
Replies: 7
Views: 9158

regarding the eating around exercise: i always thought of no s diet as a way to moderate my average daily eating aka. eating to survive/live. On the other hand for some forms of exercise i like to "fuel" myself. Like having a protein-shake directly before or after or during an intense workout. Or ea...
by germanherman
Tue Apr 29, 2014 8:29 am
Forum: Everyday Systems General Discussion
Topic: "Read More" everyday system?
Replies: 2
Views: 5863

I would recommend some steps: 1. Making reading "good" books as easy and comfortable as reading internet feeds = electronic reading via ebook-reader, apps etc. on all of your devices you use to consume the "garbage" of the net. 2. Urban ranger + mp3-player or mobile + audiobooks = win! 3. Put on one...
by germanherman
Fri Mar 21, 2014 9:00 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: What would you say to your younger self?
Replies: 35
Views: 21485

Invest in a company named GOOGLE ?
by germanherman
Mon Mar 17, 2014 1:14 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: New!!
Replies: 17
Views: 7415

No S is not a race. It is slow, healthy and doable without this pesky JoJo-effect. That's the trick. If you want to lose weight fast, i would recommend one of two ways - One of the trillion other diets out there, that's claiming to help you to lose x pounds in y days. - Excessive Cardio or weightlif...
by germanherman
Mon Mar 17, 2014 10:24 am
Forum: No S Diet Testimonials (aka "yearly check in")
Topic: 3 years with a flat stomach (my 2013 'during' + pics)
Replies: 23
Views: 25706

check the lost secret to a great body by david bolton, despite the silly name, it seems to work greatly and its rather interestng. you dont even need a gym... and it respects more less the 14 mins rule... (more like 20 or 25 mins) but personaly thats a habit i can manage It's an interesting book. B...
by germanherman
Thu Mar 13, 2014 10:04 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: wondering how normal this is
Replies: 15
Views: 7376

I was not patient when i started. Let's be honest: When i started i was a fat (275 pounds), a male and was eating all the time. Just by stoping to push burgers in my face i would have lost weight fast. But i wasn't patient. But you don't have to be. My most beloved word regarding everyday systems is...
by germanherman
Thu Mar 13, 2014 9:33 am
Forum: No S Diet Testimonials (aka "yearly check in")
Topic: 3 years with a flat stomach (my 2013 'during' + pics)
Replies: 23
Views: 25706

Hi, congrats to your success.

Regarding your question (Building muscle with Everydaysystems):

You got an answer per PM ( An answer in a terrible english.....)
by germanherman
Wed Feb 19, 2014 10:33 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: do you know a good cookbook/recipe software
Replies: 3
Views: 2423

I'm a major evernote addict -- great for recipes and much more. https://evernote.com/ The free version gets you a lot. I upgraded more as a "thank you" than because I thought I was missing anything. Perfect! You say evernote i say OneNote http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/onenote/ ;) In most other ...
by germanherman
Wed Feb 19, 2014 10:23 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I am desperate!!!!!!
Replies: 14
Views: 6843

It took a while before NoS really "catched" me. Some of the things that helped a lot: 1. Trinity: Don't just NoS but combine it with shovelglove and urban ranger. Or use any other kind of exercise. Exercise helps in so many different ways, not only by "working that fat of", but regulating your appet...
by germanherman
Fri Jan 10, 2014 8:43 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Exercise makes the difference
Replies: 18
Views: 11064

Who says exercise doesn't help weight loss. Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps worked out six daily hours of hard exercise which allowed him to eat 12,000 calories a day and maintain a svelte physique. Well as much as i agree with your post: The main portion of his 12 000 kcal.- need comes fr...
by germanherman
Mon Jan 06, 2014 10:32 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Food Journals.....
Replies: 25
Views: 12335

My first run of No S i failed. I failed for two reasons: 1. I didn't knew how to eat right for me. 2. I felt the need to account everything i ate. After i changed this two things it became easy. One of the greatest successes of this diet is the freedom of my mind. I'm no longer thinking about what i...
by germanherman
Mon Jan 06, 2014 9:53 am
Forum: Everyday Systems General Discussion
Topic: Podcasts #43 and #44: index cards for medium and long term
Replies: 4
Views: 9968

Thank you and a happy new year to you and your family as well.
by germanherman
Thu Jan 02, 2014 6:41 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Exercise makes the difference
Replies: 18
Views: 11064

I hate the expression "Losing weight" especially in the context of exercising. We tend to over complicating things regarding diet and exercise and it gets really bad when we are using "whoosy" terms. You want to lose weight? - Chop of your arm! Seems unhealthy? Well then specify what you want to ach...
by germanherman
Fri Nov 29, 2013 6:58 am
Forum: Shovelglove Routines
Topic: Joe's Shov Glov
Replies: 23
Views: 28540

Still doing the same thing when I have time and inclination for shoveling, but when I don't I usually switch to this really simple tool free thing I found: 5 push ups 5 burpees 5 squats... 5 times It sucks but I can feel my core tightening after a week, and this is something that travels easier wit...
by germanherman
Tue Nov 26, 2013 9:54 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Are protein shakes allowed on n days
Replies: 10
Views: 5488

If you need something to eat because you dizzy, nauseating after working out, by all means eat or drink something. But don't do it, just because you or someone else believe you should. When i started working out, i needed a shake after each workout. But it only took a short time, for the body to ada...
by germanherman
Thu Sep 26, 2013 11:01 am
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: Newbie to shovelglove
Replies: 4
Views: 6273

Thing i've seen so far:

A bookstick = A handle, two books tapped to one end.
A dumbell-club = A baseball-bat with a 2kg-dumbell tapped to it.
14 minutes of play = 14 minutes doing pushups, pullups, squats, lunges etc. without any tools.
by germanherman
Mon Sep 23, 2013 5:57 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: sane S days?
Replies: 18
Views: 8155

A sane S-day is a day i don't think about food, overeating, diet etc. and still my habits form the N-Day transfer (eating smaller amounts, eating slow, enjoy every bite etc.)
by germanherman
Mon Sep 23, 2013 5:41 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: ha! And then there was shovelglove!
Replies: 10
Views: 5597

I did classic shovelglove for around 1 1/2 - 2 years. After that it evolved into something else, got more intense... But i always kept the 14 minutes a N-day. If the No S Diet is the slow, sane way to lose weight, Shovelglove and Urban Ranger are the afterburner to it. I recommend them to all people...
by germanherman
Fri Sep 06, 2013 11:42 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Clarebear's daily check in
Replies: 241
Views: 96851

Go! Get some greens!!!! (Days that is...)
by germanherman
Fri Sep 06, 2013 11:40 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: I quit daily weighing today. How often do you weigh?
Replies: 14
Views: 6808

In my weightloss-phase: Every 30 days.
In my muscle-gain phase: Every week!

For losing it seems important to wait a while, so you got a solid lost (I lust 4 pounds, yay!"). It motivates.
by germanherman
Fri Sep 06, 2013 11:30 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: getting cold feet... will this work for me?
Replies: 38
Views: 18363

Ok, per se: Smaller plates leading to less food consumed. There are enough studies regarding that. But is it necessary? I don't think so. First of all: "Lost the last 10-15 pounds?" I can't speak for No S alone. Regarding No S+a tiiiinyy bit of exercise (Shovelglove, Urban Ranger etc) i can. Yes, ye...
by germanherman
Fri Sep 06, 2013 7:08 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Feeling the competition...
Replies: 9
Views: 4734

For me it always boils down to one question: Do you want to eat this way for the rest of you life? The ability to plan ahead for a very long time is crucial for any success. For every diet you see, every diet you consider just ask yourself: For the rest of my life? Most diets out there will help you...
by germanherman
Fri Sep 06, 2013 6:26 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Question for people who initially gained on NoS...
Replies: 12
Views: 6049

If you gain a pound a week there are two possible reasons: - You came from a very restrictive diet that really messed up your metabolism (Loss of muscle-mass, hardcore starvation-mode). - You still consume around roughly 3500 kcal. more than you needed. There are a lot of reasons for both cases. I f...
by germanherman
Fri Sep 06, 2013 6:07 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: O43 Check-in
Replies: 976
Views: 608152

I admire this Check In simply for the amount of fast food in it. It is a real life "diet". So keep up the good work.

It reminds me a lot of my own journey.
by germanherman
Fri Aug 30, 2013 11:29 am
Forum: No S Diet Testimonials (aka "yearly check in")
Topic: One year anniversary Wednesday, kept off 35 lbs
Replies: 19
Views: 25555

Stunning!
by germanherman
Fri Aug 30, 2013 8:44 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: The Diets We Have Tried
Replies: 51
Views: 24277

Germanherman, how exactly does one go about eating low carb in Germany? Easy: Living alone in a cave... ;) From a social perspectiv low-carb is pretty much the opposite of traditional german eating (we are the proud potatoe-nation!!!!!), so you will always get in awkward situations when eating prim...
by germanherman
Wed Aug 28, 2013 2:52 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: The Diets We Have Tried
Replies: 51
Views: 24277

I don't believe that it is typical for a man dieting that much, but some of the highlight of more than 10 Years of dieting: 1. "Die Burger Diät" (The Burgerdiet) - Not a diet per se, but a journal of a man losing 35 pounds (77 pounds) in six month by eating exclusiv at McDonalds (around 1500kcal pe...
by germanherman
Tue Aug 27, 2013 3:32 pm
Forum: Shovelglove General Discussion
Topic: Blisters and calluses
Replies: 3
Views: 5824

Blisters leading to "macho" hands :lol: For starters i would recommend some gloves like the ones reinhard linked. But after a while i would drop them and harden the hands. After i added some more exercises in my "shovelglove" i found this two tipps: http://www.beastskills.com/contrast-baths/ http://...
by germanherman
Tue Aug 27, 2013 3:14 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: NoS and intermittent fasting
Replies: 137
Views: 86334

:-) I heard you the first time. I'm writing for others as well. I've been nonplussed looking over this forum. The orthorexic reflex to overcomplicate, overanalyze and overdo every aspect of food intake is what got most people into trouble in the first place. I apologize for jumping into your thread...
by germanherman
Tue Aug 27, 2013 2:12 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Book Recommendations?
Replies: 17
Views: 9442

Re: Book Recommendations?

Hi all! I am a big reader, but have never really been into the self-help/diet books genre. I have seen a few book names thrown around while browsing on the board. I was hoping to get some recommendations on which helped you with your eating struggles. I have already read the most obvious: The No S ...
by germanherman
Tue Mar 19, 2013 11:35 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: O43 Check-in
Replies: 976
Views: 608152

If anyone has been wondering, www.ddpyoga.com I have been wondering actually. Thank you very much for posting this. I don't know if you're interested in this but I do not think that there are such ads/spots in Germany (Europe?), amazingly & completely different cultures. We also don't have P90X and...
by germanherman
Tue Mar 19, 2013 10:46 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: "LETS GET PHYSICAL" CHALLENGE!
Replies: 51
Views: 18224

Funny sidenote:

After some struggeling first half of 2012 i reached my 210 Day challenge last saturday. So this habit keeps growing.

See you soon on your 210 day challenge. :wink:
by germanherman
Tue Mar 19, 2013 10:37 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Does anyone do two meals?
Replies: 15
Views: 7231

The question itself seems simple, but i don't think it is. My first question in return would be: What does your day look like. I wake up every morning at 3:45 AM. At 4:10 i start my workout (Exercise is the solution for most troublespots of the noSdiet). Around 05:20 i eat my breakfast even after i ...
by germanherman
Mon Mar 18, 2013 10:17 am
Forum: Help I'm confused!
Topic: What kind of [SPAM DELETED ] will make my nose look slimmer?
Replies: 2
Views: 5245

Ask the pesky little russian who made you?

Next time he could program a smaller nose...
by germanherman
Fri Mar 15, 2013 2:03 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Second go
Replies: 259
Views: 128630

Great! Now i'm the german with the poorest english on this board... :?

And by the way: Weiterhin viel Glück und gute Besserung.
by germanherman
Fri Mar 15, 2013 1:42 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Learning about Food. (My favorite documentaries)
Replies: 19
Views: 6567

I also eat gluten free/paleo style (because I think the gluten free replacement products are also junk) and this combo works well for me, as I've said. I'm a little bit jealous about that. Paleo didn't work out for me (did nothing for me). It's always nice to hear, that for some people even such sm...
by germanherman
Fri Mar 15, 2013 12:24 pm
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Learning about Food. (My favorite documentaries)
Replies: 19
Views: 6567

I love NoS but I don't think it is THE answer for everybody, either! I liked the whole post, but here i would like so add: But it seems to be a good answer for a lot of people. I got my own pack of diets under my belt and this "diet" is the first i recommend by saying: Eat normal and in moderation.
by germanherman
Fri Mar 15, 2013 11:26 am
Forum: No S Diet General Discussion
Topic: Learning about Food. (My favorite documentaries)
Replies: 19
Views: 6567

To call gluten-free a fad may be a little hard, but i like to describe another picture. Let's say you are a doctor. You know, that around 1-2% of the human population are glutensensitive. It is a real disease and goes far to often undiagnosed. Furthermore you know, that most people eat way to much i...