Are you in doubt about fasting? It has always been said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But what can happen when you don’t?
Fasting before training: yes or no?
We spend long hours sleeping, and if we add a few more hours with nothing in the stomach, the glucose levels in the muscles are in reserve. There are theorists who advise sports in this interval because the body easily burns the remaining fat reserve.
Forget fasting if…
Does not seek to lose weight. A study by Loughborough University (England) showed that those who do not eat on waking up do not perform well in training in the afternoon or at night.
A study published in the Journal of Nutritional Science found that those who are overweight and do not eat breakfast can effectively burn more fat. However, it also has higher cholesterol levels compared to those who eat on waking.
Don’t give up on morning protein
The idea that eating right when you wake up will speed up your metabolism, as he won’t get used to such long fasts, is false. In fact, it’s the quality of the calories you eat that interferes with that. As an active man, we suggest that have a protein-rich breakfast, including eggs and/or oats.
Fasting affects bad habits
Recent research has shown that people who do not eat breakfast are more likely to smoke, drink too much and not play sports.
And if you have a good breakfast …
It will increase your levels of cortisol – a stress-related hormone – and start your day with more peace of mind.
Finding the right motivation, eliminating certain foods, and adhering to intermittent fasting was the secret to losing more than 50kg. Browse the image gallery and learn about Kevin Gendreau’s story. He is thirty years old and went from 136 to 79kg in one year, in a healthy way.
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