fasting: The Daily Fast
This fasting method is by far the most popular among fitness professionals and when used properly is definitely the best for fast loss and muscle gains results. Let us explain.
If you're unsure of the benefits of fasting take a look at our previous blog.
Fasting isn't anything new but it's gained popularity of the past few years with celebrities like Hugh Jackman applying it in his preparations for his Wolverine movies and many fitness professionals using in their daily lives too.
The idea behind this method is that you're fasting between 14-16 hours and eating for 8-10. Men generally do well on the upper limit while women are advised to stick to the lower amount especially when using it daily. This is due to the hormonal differences between the sexes.
There are more benefits to fasting which I'm sure you're aware of but this is the the basic outline of this method;
How to complete this method
Training will depend on your ability to workout with no food in your system but it does get easier. Both cardio and weights are a great option and variety is always key. We'd suggest taking 20-30% off your intensity level to begin with and build it back up and try to keep your workouts under 60 minutes.
Now fitness professionals all over the world have added a few things into the mix and even though some are beneficial some may be inhibiting the benefits.
Who's this right for
Unless you're on any medication that says otherwise this method is great for everyone and super simple to apply. If your pregnant or breastfeed we'd suggest waiting until after this period to begin.
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