Which method of intermittent fasting should you choose?

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How do you choose the right fasting plan to suit your lifestyle? To choose the best style of fasting for you, give it some time and experiment with the various options before deciding which one you’ll be able to keep up in the long term. Intermittent fasting is meant to be a permanent lifestyle so you can maintain your weight with the least possible effort. So be sensible when choosing your plan (don’t try and do too much at once) and choose a type that you will enjoy. There are so many variations of fasting you’re bound to find something that works for you. Here are some options: ‘Daily Fasts’ (Eating Window Fasts) These fasts are usually for 18 hours, every day of the week and might be a better choice if you don’t like the idea of a 24 hour fast. For example, start each fast after the evening meal at say 6pm until […]

What is my ‘Eating Personality’ Type?

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If you’ve read “How to Lose Weight by Fasting – The beginners Guide to Intermittent Fasting‘ you would hopefully have read through the eating personality types and picked one that sounds the most like you. To recap on these types:   Type A: You often unintentionally go long periods of time without food if you’re busy or forget to eat and you barely even notice. You’ve probably never really been on a ‘diet’ before. You don’t have any anxious feelings towards the idea of fasting and going without food for a set period of time. This personality type tends to be mainly men but can also be women who have had no history of strict dieting.   Type B: You notice if you skip breakfast and prefer to have it even if you’re not hungry ‘just in case’ you get hungry later on and for some reason don’t have access to food. You feel uncomfortable […]

Example Intermittent Fasting Plans (for Type B)

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Type B Eating Personality If you relate to the ‘Type B’ eating personality (refer to ‘What Type am I’ if you’re not sure), here are a few examples of  plans to get started and find the right method of fasting for you. Hopefully by now you’ll be familiar with the various methods of fasting such as 24 hour fasts, daily fasts/eating window fasts, the 5:2 Diet and alternate day fasting. Choose which one you want to aim for and that you think you can stick to.   Here’s an example of a plan for a Type B eating personality wanting to try 24 hour fasts. I would recommend slowly building into a 24-hour fast over two or three weeks. Example Intermittent Fasting Plan for 24 Hour Fasts:   Week 1: If you don’t mind the idea fasting on a Monday, then start on Sunday evening after dinner. Most people prefer to leave it till Monday evening because they’re already dreading their […]

Example Intermittent Fasting Plans (for Type A)

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Type A Eating Personality If you relate to the ‘Type A’ eating personality (refer to ‘What Type am I’ if you’re not sure) here are a few examples of  plans to get started and find the right method of fasting for you. Hopefully by now you’ll be familiar with the various methods of fasting such as 24 hour fasts, daily fasts/eating window fasts, the 5:2 Diet and alternate day fasting. Choose which one you want to aim for and that you think you can stick to.   Here’s an example of a plan for a Type A eating personality wanting to try 24 hour fasts. I would recommend slowly building into a 24-hour fast over one or two weeks.   Example Intermittent Fasting Plan for 24 Hour Fasts:   Week 1: If you don’t mind the idea fasting on a Monday, then start on Sunday evening after dinner. Most people prefer to leave it till Monday […]