INTERMITTENT FASTING & HOW IT WORKS

INTERMITTENT FASTING & HOW IT WORKS

Intermittent fasting has become a major trend in the fitness industry in recent times. Research has shown that intermittent fasting is a way to lose weight and also prevent the body from falling prey to disease.

  WHAT IS     INTERMITTENT FASTING?  

  WHAT IS     INTERMITTENT FASTING?  

Intermittent fasting is all about when you eat and not about what you eat, it works on the principle that the timing of the meal is the most important.

  CORE PRINCIPLE  

  CORE PRINCIPLE  

Eating all your meals in the same time band (8-10 Hours) everyday and fasting for the remaining hours is the core principle behind intermittent fasting. This helps the body to burn fat at a faster rate and also ups the metabolic rate.

  VARIOUS TYPES OF     INTERMITTENT     FASTING  

  THE 16/8 PLAN  

  THE 16/8 PLAN  

This plan entails 16 hours of fasting and an 8 hour eating window. During the eating window one is allowed any number of meals to fulfill the body’s calorie requirement.

  THE 5:2 PLAN  

5:2

  THE 5:2 PLAN  

This plan involves eating normally for 5 days and a week and restricting your calorie intake to 500 or 600 calories for the other 2 days.

5:2

    THE TOTAL     FAST DAY PLAN  

    THE TOTAL     FAST DAY PLAN  

This plan entails a 24 hour fasting period 2 times a week and eating normally for the other days of the week.

    THE ALTERNATE DAY     FAST PLAN  

    THE ALTERNATE DAY     FAST PLAN  

This includes fasting completely every alternate day and eating normally on the other days of the week.