Original email for context: I am due to start my second round of HCG this coming Friday the 20th of October. I have lost about 33 pounds. 28 during HCG and an additional 5 pounds since I finished almost 6 weeks ago. I have a couple of questions for you. During my first ... [Continue Reading]
I’m training for a triathlon and need to continue this while on P2 – how?
Original email for context: So many places say you can’t exercise and do the hcg I have read that you can but you have to up your calories from 500 to 750 but also that you can’t burn more than 500 calories in a workout. That’s not possible while training for a triathlon. ... [Continue Reading]
Can I have something more than coffee for breakfast on Phase 2? Because I workout in the morning.
Yes, while many don’t have any food for breakfast the way Dr. Simeons laid out his original protocol, some do utilize some of their allotted calories and food items for breakfast and that is fine to do. So some eat the P2 fruit for breakfast instead of with their lunch. ... [Continue Reading]
I’m exercising on Phase 2 and I feel completely fatigue, why?
Original email for context: I’m completely fatigued on P2 - I have been exercising and gradually increased my calories to compensate up to an extra 500 calories per day. I did great the first 10 days, but it’s been really bad the past 5 days. I'm having all kinds of ... [Continue Reading]
Is this HCG diet modification okay: increase daily calorie intake (800-1000 calories a day) in order to have enough energy to do my workouts on Phase 2? I use only protocol foods.
Many ladies actually that same modification and have success! Most do add more protein portions especially if you are working out. Here is my post about hCG modifications: In that post, further down, you will see short video clips of ladies telling their stories of ... [Continue Reading]
I’m adding a protein or collagen shake after my workouts on Phase 2 hCG – is that right?
Original email for context: I just started hcg, I week ago. The days I worked out, I have added a pure protein /collagen shake with no sugar. Is this what you are suppose to do if you workout? It’s definitely a good idea to add a 3rd protein serving to your day after a ... [Continue Reading]
Can I continue my weight lifting on hCG?
Original email for context: I am a consistent weightlifter. I didn't stop working out the first time I did the protocol and did very well. Do you think it is ok to continue to lift? I do not currently do high intensity more like a bodybuilding style to help strengthen ... [Continue Reading]
How should I eat on Phase 2 so I can exercise and not lose muscle?
Original email for context: Re exercise on P2 - What would you advise as for the eating part in order for me not to lose muscle? I also drink amino acids before, during, and after my workout. Sometimes I will alternate between plain amino acids and amino acids with ... [Continue Reading]
Can I do EASY exercise workouts on hCG Diet without impeding my weight loss?
Original email for context: I want to keep moving toward my goal and right now I am attending the gym M-W--F for what I call an easy work through, as opposed to a workout Get it? Can I continue, without impeding my weight loss using hCG? I like that you said easy. :)- In ... [Continue Reading]
When can I add Crossfit on the hCG diet?
I added crossfit on day 1 of P3! BUT not all may want to do this. If you do, it’s very likely you will not be able to stabilize in the 2 lb window - which is actually just fine/okay as long as you are mentally/emotionally ready for it. I discuss it all in detail ... [Continue Reading]
Do you think 30 minutes or more of walking on Phase 2 of the hCG Diet would help increase my weight loss?
I feel like in general people tend to have the opposite effect from adding more exercise, even walking - like it causes stalls- BUT this doesn't mean that the regular fat loss on the diet isn't happening- I actually think for something low impact like walking, it's ... [Continue Reading]