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Old 04-27-2006, 12:12 PM   #1
Jerry Hill
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1. When categorizing small and medium female does one go by 'frame', weight or height?

2. If I eat 3 hard boiled eggs do I also eat 3 fat blocks? Eggs would seem to be an exception - I have seen some who eat 3 eggs and 1 yolk, why?

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Old 04-27-2006, 03:23 PM   #2
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Eggs aren't considered a low-fat protein, so unless you were multiplying your fat, you would leave the eggs as-is. I'm not sure why somebody would eat 3 eggs and 1 yolk. I know that if you eat 3 egg whites and one yolk you are basically getting the protein equivilent of 2 eggs with only one egg worth of fat. Perhaps that is what you're thinking?

As for the small/medium female question...that chart always confused me, but I think it goes by a general "frame" reference, such as: I am 5'10" 170lb which would put me in the mediumish category. I prefer to go by the height/weight/circumfrence measurements in the Mastering the Zone book or zoneperfect site, personally.
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Old 04-27-2006, 03:47 PM   #3
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Thanks Jesse - I ment 3 egg whites and 1 yolk.

So 3 whole eggs = 3 pro blocks and then add 3 fat blocks?

I only have the crossfit journal on the zone so the chart thing is beyond me - I understand basic height/weight/circumfrence measurements to be 'frame size' so will stay with that.

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Old 04-27-2006, 03:53 PM   #4
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From my understanding, when you are starting the zone and your goal is to lose body-fat, you only add the 1.5g fat blocks to low-fat protein sources. I'm pretty sure that eggs don't count as low-fat (somebody correct me if I'm wrong) so you'd only add extra fat if you used only the yolks. Now, once you start to lean out and start multiplying the fat, you will once again add fat blocks, and they will be the full 3g blocks as the eggs already give you a full block of fat each.
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Old 04-29-2006, 08:25 AM   #5
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1 whole, large egg = 1 block of protein + 1 block of fat
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