How to Make the 5:2 Fast Diet Work for You
The basic premise of this diet is to fast two days per week. Here's what else you need to know.
Is Intermittent Fasting Right for You?
Is intermittent fasting a gym science myth or an effective means of fat loss? The answer might be up to you.
Debunking the Myth of Fasted Cardio
You might have heard doing fasted cardio can accelerate fat loss, but the real trick might not be as sexy as that.
Cleanses, Detoxes, and Juice Fasts: Do They Work?
These types of diets are popular, but do they work? And what are good reasons to do them? Let's take a look at the pros and cons of cleanses, detoxes, and juice fasts.
Eric C. Stevens
Sunday Seven: The Week's 7 Most Popular Articles, Vol. 89
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: the knees in versus knees out debate, squats versus leg press, and more!
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What's The Best Diet and What's Bunk? (And the Real Deal on Fasting)
A sugar pill that would otherwise exercise no physiological effects, when called by another name, has shown to cure man of all his sorrows. Diets work the same way.
Alternate Day Fasting Reduces Body Fat and Cholesterol
A recent study was a slam dunk for alternate day fasting. Read on to learn how this method of fasting helped everyday athletes manage weight and cholesterol.
In Defense of Alcohol: Why Drinking is “Good for You” and How to Not Get Fat from It
Thanksgiving is approaching, so here is my advice on how to gorge and guzzle, and not get fat.
4 Steps to Achieve a Fast Fat Revolution
It’s not called the fast fat revolution for nothing. A combination of fasting, food quality, carb reduction, and reduction of stress can help you burn fat and set yourself up to build muscle.
Fasting Does Not Negatively Affect Muscle Gain
Scientists studied the effects of weight training while fasting by observing Muslim bodybuilders during Ramadan. It turns out not eating after your workout might not matter.
First Rule: Do Not Talk About Intermittent Fasting
The first rule of intermittent fasting is: you do not talk about intermittent fasting. If you want to have a social life AND practice intermittent fasting, these are the rules you need to follow.
How to Rock a Cheat Day (Without Feeling Bad or Getting Fat)
If you're following a nutrition plan, you know how you count down to your cheat days. But is there a way to both enjoy and effectively use those cheat meals to build muscle and lean out?
Intermittent Fasting For Athletes: The Why and How
In this article, the two forms of fasting I will breakdown for you are Full day fasts (FDF) and daily fasts. I will discuss the pros and cons of each, and how it can be directly applied to athletes.
Intermittent Fasting, BCAAs, and Muscle Building - What You Need to Know
You want to build muscle, you're intrigued by intermittent fasting, and you keep hearing everyone talk about BCAAs. How can all these things work together? Find out from Clint of CrudeFitness.com.
10 Day Juice Fast: What Does It FEEL Like?
As a lifetime athlete, I’m more interested with people’s hands on experiences than I am with expert opinion. My own experience doing this fast was as eye-opening as it was unpleasant.
Traver H. Boehm
10 Day Juice Fast: Is Juicing Good For You?
Today is day eight. “Day eight of what?” you ask. Great question. Well folks, for the past eight days, I have lived (primarily) off of the ingestion of juiced fruits and vegetables.
Traver H. Boehm
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