Intermittent fasting...your thoughts?

Discussion in 'General Weight Loss Discussion' started by RAIDEN, Jun 29, 2012.

  1. johnjay06

    johnjay06 VIP Member

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    Thanks for that well thought out and informative post
     
  2. IronInsanity

    IronInsanity TID Board Of Directors

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    Lol... your body does not go into starvation mode with Intermittent Fasting anymore than it does during the 8 hours that you are sleeping.
     
  3. big_paul_ski

    big_paul_ski MuscleHead

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    Maybe not. This is just not appealing to me in the slightest. Sounds like more and more people try really hard to complicate things and its all pretty easy to cut or bulk.
     
  4. IronInsanity

    IronInsanity TID Board Of Directors

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    I think that it is an effective means of cutting. Any true cut is PAINFUL no matter what approach you use. If someone is on a perpetual bulk, then it really makes no sense.
     
  5. Go Away

    Go Away TID Board Of Directors

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    Intermittent fasting...thoughts?

    Any idea how a successful transition back to normal every 2-3 hour eating would happen?

    Wondering if there would be a crazy rebound, akin to Atkins dieters, once resuming the traditional bodybuilders' eating patterns of 6-7 meals daily...
     
  6. IronInsanity

    IronInsanity TID Board Of Directors

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    I don't think that there would be any spike as long as you kept cals the same. If you want to increase cals just ramp them up slowly, which I would recommend no matter what kind of cut you were on.
     
  7. october07891

    october07891 New Member

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    im finding it works a treat. lost 3 stone in 9 months, couldnt loose anymore on that diet. now lost another half stone in a month because of IF
     
  8. Bert

    Bert Member

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    I bet you are keto on the eating plan plan. You could get pieces to analyze your urine. This is a challenging one. When you say "shake" what is it exactly? And the PB... are you sure only 1 tbs at a time? I always usually binge on the PB....
     
  9. GiantSlayer

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    Bert. These are my words verbatim from another post. For some very strange reason you keep posting this sentence in places where it doesn't even make sense. Just stop cause your pissing me off, and I'm not the right person to piss off.
     
  10. monsoon

    monsoon Senior Bacon VIP

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    Long old thread, but I'll jump in. I started just under two weeks ago. 9 to 5 are eating hours, then 5-9 fast. On weekends, I limit my eating to 4-5 hours depending on what my family is doing so that I can be 1/2 normal. The first week I was actually up a lb or two. This week I am down 3 from starting weight. I am not a bodybuilder or power lifter, I would describe myself more as someone who requires strength and general fitness to stay alive. My strength has not suffered so far, but time will tell.
     
  11. shortz

    shortz Beard of Knowledge VIP

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    I have been doing IF for two years now. Best thing I ever did. Made eating so much easier and kick myself for doing the 2-3 hour meal times for so long and stressing out over something that I shouldn't have ben stressed about.
     
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  12. Turbolag

    Turbolag TID's Official Donut Tester

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    I was thinking about trying if again.

    I was thinking about not eating until around 11 AM then eating 3-4 meals for the day.

    What are your thoughts on strength being effected by if ?

    Strength is my first goal.
     
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