What is intermittent fasting?

Published: September 8, 2019
Updated 6 months ago

Instead for regular fasting protocols which state that you should avoid certain types of food and/or drinks for several days in a row, intermittent fasting normally has a 24 hour cycle.

With intermittent fasting, you can essentially keep on fasting indefinitely since you’ll never have any prolonged periods without nutritional food.

Normally, internittent fasting is performed by following an 8/16 split cycle, that is you eat carbs within an 8 hour window and stay of them the next 16 hours.

After a couple of days, you body will adapt and start to burn fat, known as ketosis, instead of glucose (carbs).  It may take up to 12 hours before your in ketosis, giving you approximately 4 hour fat burning time before your first meal.

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Published by André Giæver

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