WORKOUT: Aerobic 45/Strength 4
Want to get the best results…feel terrific…optimize every bodily system? Then eat on an intermittent schedule (IF). Eat about 2x a day…at varying intervals. Read nice review at NYT.
Mon: 7am: Eggs/Kraut; 5pm: Salad/Veg/Protein
Tues: 11am: Nuts or Egg; 3pm: Salad/Veg/Protein
Just eat…whenever. Break the bonds of 3-meals-a-day…experience freedom!
Finally, then you reach the pinnacle:
- when someone asks, “Are you going to eat?”
- you respond, “No, I ate the other day.”
****I also like the idea of the limited feeding window (“feeding”–it makes it sound like you’re a zoo attraction). So, limit feeding to 6 hours…for example, only eat between 10a-4p. That’s a good one, too (see NYT article)!
An intermittent protocol is all-good, for every system…and
…it turns you into a dragonslayer (instead of that putt-putt sugar burning you do during workouts, on IF you’ll be a fat burning flamethrower!)
From NYT article: “Dr. David Ludwig, a professor of nutrition at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, said one benefit of fasting is that it forces the body to shift from using glucose for fuel to using fat. During this process, the fat is converted to compounds known as ketones, a “clean” energy source that burns more efficiently than glucose, like high-octane gasoline…”