Whats your guys opinion on fasting?

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  1. Toastytoy Sleazy

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    Im wondering if anyone knows any good info or personal experiences with fasting, be it intermittent, 8 hours, 24 hours, ect. I didnt even set out to fast, but i work a lot and sometimes dont even remember to eat for like 8 hours and its pretty easy for me, so i figured maybe i can make it regular thing if there are some benefits.
     
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    I've read up on a few paleo/primal/bulletproof/etc diets that suggest intermittent fasting. It's a great way to save money and that's about it. I haven't noticed any health benefits. I think whatever calorie deficit I incur, I eventually make up for. I'm sure if I had better discipline I'm sure I'd lose weight though.
     
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    To the devil with fasting.



    Just don't eat like a glutinous pig.

    Thats a better way.
     
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  4. House by the Cemetery Bass Boy

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    I eat when I'm hungry, don't when I'm not.

    Fastings for the birds.
     
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    It's defiantly a healthy primal thing to go through. It doesn't seem normal to eat what we consider 'regularly' because our ancestors and animals go long periods without food. I also read fasting and hunger, releases chemicals in the body that are actually good for you.
     
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    Insanity.

    If you feel the need to suffer, just move straight to
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  8. genecop Brown Belt

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    It makes me hungry..
     
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    *you's guys's
     
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    I've done a bit of IF over the years.

    I really haven't noticed any tangible benefits to my health or waist.
     
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    Fasting will humble you and give you more respect for your fellow man.

    I have fasted many times.

    Don't fast to lose weight, just diet if that is your goal.
     
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    Fasting tells your body you are starving to death, and it better hang on to every drop of fat it can get ahold of.
     
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    I started intermittent fasting sorta by accident. Similar situation as you, I was just really busy at work and a lot of the time I didn't end up eating until after 5. Wasn't intentional but I was pretty out of shape at the time and I noticed I was losing some weight so I just kept going and ended up slimming down a lot. I wasn't strict about it but I'd do it 4 or 5 days a week.

    I just started again actually. It worked pretty well for me because when you do eat you don't necessarily have to eat a certain diet, which is a hassle for me because I eat out a decent amount. I know some other people though who are like irritating zombies if they don't have lunch so it might not work out for some people
     
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    I wouldnt be doing it to lose weight per say im like 6' 180 with minor love handles. I think i read somewhere that it has some actual other benefits like hormonal or intestinal or something but there's a lot of quacky ass people out there. I do kinda feel like i can think better when i do it, plus i just enjoy testing my will power.
     
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    this is the answer boys, you get hungry you eat and once you are satiated you stop eating, the end
     
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    shit works. Ive been fasting for. year now you obviously still need to eat in a caloric deficit. The main benefits I've noticed are improved skin and fat loss.. that pretty much it. I tried the same caloric deficit without fasting and didn't achieve nearly as good of results
     
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    To my knowledge there's two versions of it. The standard version of IF is eating twice within an 8 hour period, followed by a 16 hour fast each day.

    Then there's the Warrior diet, where you eat twice in a 6 hour window and then fast for 18 hours each day.

    Some do the first version and then just include one 24 hour fast every week. I think this is the easiest way to follow that pattern.
     
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    Its good for. I try to do 24hr fasts every week at least once.
     
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    I've always grown up hearing that breakfast is the most important meal of the day but once i realized that was bullshit i stopped eating breakfast.

    Didn't even know what intermittent fasting was and i was unintentionally doing it because I loved sleeping in an extra half hour and not eating in the morning.

    It does help me lose weight because i only get two meals per day and can make them pretty big and still be under my calorie allowance.

    Sometimes i get lazy and still gain weight though, because i stop exercising, drink a ton of booze, snack all day, and get very little sleep. But I'm convinced if i did all that while also eating breakfast then I'd be even fatter
     
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    You need to fast more. Much more.
     
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