At its core, fasting isn’t any more complicated than simply taking a break from eating, and intermittent fasting can be thought of as occasionally taking a break form eating. However, there are nuances to fasting, and these nuances determine whether or not fasting is right for you or will ‘work’ for you. In this sense I think fasting is very similar to weight … [Read more...] about Fasting and Weight Training
Fasting and Exercise
I’ve been asked to do a "day in the life of Brad" and track all of my eating, so I recorded 2 days of regular eating, then the two days surrounding a fast for you. I’ll warn you right now that my diet is not overly exciting. In fact, I generally follow my own advice... I fast twice per week, and eat around 100 grams of protein per day like in How Much Protein. I’m not … [Read more...] about What I Eat
Telling someone who is struggling with their weight to "eat less and move more" is like telling a depressed person to “be happy”. This was a Facebook status I read the other day… and my first response after reading it was anger. "NONSENSE" is the first word that sprung to mind. However, after thinking about it, I realize that the quote is a good one. There is a … [Read more...] about Eat less and move more. Nonsense?
It's probably not much of a surprise that I like muscle. If you look through my previous posts I think it is pretty obvious that I am very much a workout junkie.I like to do me best to be efficient about working out, and not to simply go the gym for the sake of being in the gym, but I do enjoy it.And, if I thought fasting was going to cause me to lose muscle - even just a … [Read more...] about How to workout with Eat Stop Eat
Here are two quick "Did you knows?" concerning fasting, exercise and blood sugar.Did you know that it takes 30 to 60 minutes of running at 75% of your V02 max (for conditioned runners) to get your blood insulin levels down to the same level found in people who have been fasting for 23 hours? (Dohm LG 1986)Did you know that when scientists studied people who exercised after … [Read more...] about Fasting, Exercise and Blood Sugar