Alternate Day Fasting

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Fasting on Alternate Days This method of intermittent fasting involves alternating days of fasting and eating normally. Most iFasters that use this method will fast for a around a 36 hour period (the duration of a night time sleep and the full day and night following that) and then the following day they eat normally again. So for example, on Monday, you would eat normally on that day and then on waking the next day you would completely fast or eat only a select amount of calories for full day and night until Wednesday where you would eat normally again. This pattern is then repeated continuously on alternate days. As you can imagine, this regime is pretty difficult to maintain and I don’t recommend fasting this often or for this long. That’s why a lot of Alternate Day Fasters don’t do a true fast on their fasting days they just limit the amount of calories they eat on […]

Different Methods of Intermittent Fasting

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Intermittent fasting can be done in several ways. Here are a few examples ….   Alternate day fasting (ADF) Most alternate day fasters will fast for 36 hours. So basically, eat every second day as normal. On their fasting days they allow themselves a certain amount of calories. For example on Monday you can eat normally. Then on Tuesday you begin the fast, continue overnight and all the following day on Wednesday eat normally again. This pattern  from is then repeated continuously. More information on Alterate Day Fasting here.   Modified Alternate day Fasting (The 5 2 Diet) There are a few modifications to ADF that are much easier to stick to. The most popular is the 5 2 Diet whereby you allow yourself 25% of your calories fast like   s is a modified alternate day fasters will fast for 36 hours. So basically, eat every second day as normal. On their fasting days they allow […]