Video | Complete ADF | Modified ADF | 5:2 Fasting | How to Eat
The term alternate day fasting seems to be self-explanatory; you simply alternate between fasting and non-fasting days. Two common variations add a twist by allowing you to eat some food on your fasting days. In this post, I show you how to follow complete and modified alternate-day fasting routines.
Alternate day fasting is worth a look whether you are new to intermittent fasting or experienced and looking for ways to vary your routine. Let’s start with the straightforward method. Read More “3 Ways to Do Alternate Day Fasting”
Aerobic Exercise | Resistance Exercise | Length of Fast | Takeaways
Studies show that exercising while you are fasting helps your muscle cells take in glucose and help you burn fat. These are great things if your goal is to lose weight. But what is happening to your muscles?
Are muscles breaking down to fuel your exercise session? The answer to this question is not black and white. But in this post, I will share what research has uncovered about exercising in a fasted state. Read More “Can You Exercise During a Fast?”
Video | Health | Weight Loss | Frequency of Fasting | Timing
Intermittent fasting is all about timing. By consciously dividing the day between times to eat and times to fast, many people claim to have lost weight and gained health. Is there science to support these claims? Are the benefits enough to make intermittent fasting worthwhile?
In this post, I’ll share what happened when ordinary people fasted for science. I will also provide some insights that may help you get the most out of fasting. Read More “Intermittent Fasting: Is It Worth Your Time?”
If you’re like me, you grew up with the understanding that breakfast was the most important meal of your day. But is that a fact or a myth?
In this post, we will dive into breakfast to find out if it is necessary to rev up your metabolism and prevent muscle loss.
We’ll also take a look at the research to see if there is any truth to the thought that skipping breakfast backfires causing you to overeat later in the day. Read More “Is Breakfast Really the Most Important Meal of Your Day?”
Nearly two-thirds of us enjoy a morning cup of coffee and its popularity has been climbing every year (1)(2).
Is drinking coffee OK or are we doing our bodies harm by drinking cup after cup, day after day? In this post, I’ll share the good and bad of coffee. We’ll investigate how it impacts your health and weight. Read More “Is Coffee Helpful or Harmful?”
One of the most common questions I get about intermittent fasting is whether drinking coffee breaks a fast. In this post, I share what we know from research as well as my personal test of coffee while fasting. Read More “Does Black Coffee Break a Fast?”