Intermittent Fasting

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Quick-Cast-Final-300x263Coach Rob covers the concepts and the potential benefits of Intermittent Fasting. Can you the endurance athlete benefit from implementing an Intermittent Fasting pattern? Have a listen and learn if Intermittent Fasting is right for you. Oh yeah, it’s our Birthday too!

When I think of fasting there are several things that come to mind such as religion,
medicine, weight loss, and ancestral diets but can fasting improve our athletic performance?

We cover quite a bit such as:

  • What is Fasting?
  • Medical applications
  • Medical applications
  • Mental health
  • Immune system
  • What is  Intermittent fasting (IF)
  • Types of Intermittent fasting (IF) Patterns
    • The 16/8 Method
    • Eat-Stop-Eat
    • The 5:2 Diet
    • Alternate-Day fasting
    • The Warrior Diet
    • Spontaneous Meal Skipping
  • Ancestral diets such as the paleo diet
  • What actually happens in the body when we fast
  • The Myth of starvation mode in Intermittent fasting (IF)
  • So can IF help athletes in ways other than just losing fat?
  • Hormones affected and or improved with Intermittent fasting (IF)
  • Is IF for everyone?
  • How does Coach Rob plan Intermittent fasting (IF)?
  • Celebrating our 1 year Birthday on the Endurance Quick Cast

Links to websites and studies used in this show.

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