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Timing Your Exercise with Micro-Fasting

Exercise is a critical factor for biological growth and rejuvenation. Engaging regularly in physical activity, especially bouts of short and intense exercise, is something everyone should do, no matter [more…]

What Types of Exercise Are Best When You're Micro-Fasting

You want to select certain types of exercise that give you the best results when you're micro-fasting. Some are better than others. A combination of sprinting and heavy lifting [more…]

What the Warrior Diet Is

The Warrior Diet is a modified fasting regimen where you don’t completely restrict all calories — in liquid form or solid form — during your fast. The restriction focuses on consuming a small amount of [more…]

Model Your Diet After Ancient Civilizations

Some ancient peoples, such as the Greeks and Romans, understood cyclical food consumption. They ate sparingly during the daytime hours and feasted together at night. They were also hardened warriors, lean [more…]

The Undereating Phase of the Warrior Diet

Undereating is the phase of the Warrior Diet that takes up most of the day. You simply don't eat as much as you normally would during the daytime hours. You're naturally most active during these daytime [more…]

The Overeating Phase of the Warrior Diet

Overeating on the Warrior Diet means just what you would expect. You eat more than you normally would, but only in the evening at your one meal. With overeating, you don't count calories, feel guilty eating [more…]

The Advantages and Disadvantages of the Warrior Diet

The idea of feast and famine is one that has been part of humanity since ancient times and one that has been hard-wired into your DNA to have some pretty spectacular benefits. [more…]

What You Can Eat on the Warrior Diet

The foods that you can eat during the undereating phase are different from those foods that you can consume during the nightly overeating phase, although the guidelines for both phases follow similar rules [more…]

Eating Guidelines for the Warrior Diet

When adhering to the Warrior Diet, the undereating phase lasts the vast majority of the day — about 20 hours — whereas the overeating phase that occurs in the evening lasts the remaining four hours. [more…]

The Truth About Eating Later in the Day

No doubt that at some time or another you've read, heard, and maybe even believed that eating at night makes you fat and that you mustn't eat anything past a certain hour if you want to finally free yourself [more…]

A One-Day Micro-Fasting Model

Here's an easy model to follow if you're seriously considering micro-fasting. Walk through a day of micro-fasting, starting with the morning fasting routine, working through an intense exercise regimen [more…]

Restock Your Kitchen with Items You Can Eat Around Your Fast

Restocking your kitchen with all the best foods is where the real commitment begins. Your ultimate goal when restocking your kitchen is to make sure you're getting nutrients in the highest amounts. Your [more…]

Stock Your Kitchen with Power Proteins

Protein builds you up. Growth and repair are protein's major roles; your body uses the protein you take in from foods to build cells, synthesize new proteins, and keep your tissues healthy. Eating adequate [more…]

Stock Up on Nutrient-Dense Produce to Support Fasting Periods

Carbohydrates in the form of produce (fruits and vegetables) give you the fuel your body needs for bursts of energy. Whether you eat cookies or kale, your body transforms the carbohydrates into glucose [more…]

Stock Up on Healthy Fats to Support Fasting Periods

Understanding healthy fats and the value they have during your eating window is one of the most important principles you can discover in nutrition. Eating healthy fats actually helps you lose stored body [more…]

Healthy Pantry Items In-Line with Your Fasting Lifestyle

Finding pantry items in-line with your fasting lifestyle can get a little dicey because you have to enter the middle-aisle territory of your grocery store. [more…]

Avoid Frankenfoods between Fasts

Frankenfoods are processed soy and meat alternatives made to look like real foods, but they're nothing more than fake foods from head to toe. Think of Dr. Frankenstein making his monster. The same correlates [more…]

Sugar and a Fasting Regime

Sugar is sugar is sugar. Some sugars, in moderation, have some slight value, but you should avoid some of them at all costs. The rules for sugar are steadfast throughout any fasting regimen or throughout [more…]

Alcohol and a Fasting Regime

During your actual fasting (or non-eating time), you obviously won't be drinking any alcohol. When you're fasting, you're consuming limited calories, so using them on something like alcohol that is void [more…]

Focus on Non-Inflammatory Foods and Stop Your Leaky Gut

If you want to look and feel your best, you have to keep the inflammation out of your body, whether you're fasting or not. Inflammation is the precursor to just about every modern-day disease known today [more…]

500-Calorie Meal Recipes Featuring Beef

You may think that 500 calories can be quite a lot of food, but it only is if you're eating only vegetables. By adding protein-rich foods, such as lean beef, trimmed of as much fat as possible, you're [more…]

500-Calorie Meal Recipes Featuring Poultry

Like beef, the protein from skinless and boneless chicken breast meat and turkey breast meat is extremely lean. In animal products, protein is located in the muscle tissue. This lean protein digests slowly [more…]

500-Calorie Meal Recipes Featuring Seafood

Seafood, and fish in general, is an increasingly popular low-calorie food when compared to other protein-rich foods, such as meat and poultry. Many lean fish varieties contain similar calories per ounce [more…]

500-Calorie Meal Recipes Featuring Pork or Lamb

Pork and lamb in small portions can also provide protein to your diet. Eating protein-rich meats — making sure you trim off any excess fat — and adding a side of vegetables can fill you and make you feel [more…]

500-Calorie Meal Recipes for Meatless Dishes

Every once in a while it's good to go meatless. Not every meal must contain animal products. So many choices are available these days for delicious food options that you won't miss the animal proteins [more…]

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