There is recent debate about women and the safety of fasting. It IS TRUE that many women have had problems when they added fasting into their diet and nutrition plan. But, the question becomes, was the problem the fasting? It should come as no surprise that there are obvious gender differences in how the human body works. From the way genders look to their unique … [Read more...] about Should women fast?
Fasting for Weight Loss
Resistance training is the 'secret' to maintaining muscle mass while dieting. I guess technically it's not really a secret since this has been shown in dozens of published clinical trials using many different protocols... But 'secret' just sounds cool. Anyways, something you should know about this little fact: Your ability to maintain your skeletal muscle mass is … [Read more...] about Keeping Muscle Mass
Hi Brad, First off, thank you for the amazing book. It is really changing my life. I would like to know, I have seen you on Youtube say that the Eat Stop Eat lifestyle is limited to 1 or 2 days of fasting for flexibility and that more days of fasting would be too intrusive. I find that it would be no trouble at all fasting on three separate days (Mon-Wed-Fri) for me. Do … [Read more...] about Fasting 3 times per week
(This is another Guest Post by John Barban - I'll be back later this week) I was walking through the book store the other day and I saw a couple new nutrition books that were displayed on a special table in the middle of the aisle, you know the ones that are new and the book store wants to get people to notice them. Then I noticed something a bit odd. When you see one … [Read more...] about Diet Book Review
"Losing Muscle" and "Hurting your metabolism" These are the two biggest fears people have about fasting. I think we've made a lot of solid progress debunking the metabolism-slow-down thing. Most nutritionists and weight loss experts are now shying away from making such an erroneous statement..however the muscle loss thing is still holding strong. It doesn't … [Read more...] about Will you lose muscle with fasting