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Old 06-28-2010, 06:54 AM   #21 (permalink)
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not sure if anyone has pointed it out yet because its late and i need to sleep so i only skimmed the thread, but I'd like to point out the following website

Leangains - Intermittent Fasting for Strength Training and Fat Loss

the guy purports a method he dubs "intermittent fasting" where he makes use of 16 hour fasts every day in order to take advantage of the lipolysis-enabling hormonal state that your body finds itself in during a fasting period. He does include adequate daily feeding so this is not in any way akin to self-inducing an eating disorder.
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Old 06-28-2010, 07:38 AM   #22 (permalink)
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IFing is fairly common. A lot of people have their own systems that work for them, like doing one 24-hr fast per week or an 18-hr fast twice a week. As with all things, it's finding a rhythm and schedule that works for you.
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My rules:
1) eat real food - more vegetables, moderate meat, moderate fruits, less grains, less sugar, less vegetable oils.
2) exercise - moderate intensity cardio, sprinting, heavy lifting, dedicated stretching and mobility.
3) live - relax, de-stress, meditate.

Disclaimer: I'm not professionally qualified to make any formal recommendations. I've just done my homework and I'm my own guinea pig. All of my data, unless otherwise cited, comes from a sample size of n=1 (me).
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