Intermittent fasting/warrior diet
Anybody here do this? I'm starting this today. For those who do not know. It's a lifestyle believed to be what humans did in the very beginning, hunt (workout) and didn't eat till night time because you where busy during the day survivng. When you do eat, it's all lean proteins, veg., fruits, and whole grains. No processed, junk food. when I was younger before a husband and kids, I followed this schedule. I never ate breakfast and I had to be really hungry to eat lunch. Once I started my family my eating habits changed and the weight came on. So I'm determined to get back to this lifestyle !!
I'm extremely new to the idea but from what I see there are diffrent hours like you go 16 without eating and a 4 hour window to get all your recommended calories in. It's not restrictions calories just when your eating that matters.
Here is the link I found this on pinterest http://www.e-health101.com/2014/11/warrior-diet-well-founded-intermittent-fasting-plan/
Actually this article explains it better. Www.livestrong.com/article/83394-start-warrior-diet/
There are a number of fitness models that do this week's leading to a photoshoot. Everything I hear about the warrior diet is all positive. Although I would tell you do a lot of research before you begin. That's not something you want to do half ass winging it. And tbh I do not think it's sustainable, but that's my opinion. Training is going to be very difficult, you might get use to training doing something like IFIIFYM. But some people do not. Here's a link to find more about IF.
I did the fasting 2 or 3 months and I think it's really effective against bloating and for weight loss. I stopped because I felt very weak and sluggish after a couple of weeks and you don't lose much fat during fasting I think.
But if this lifestyle suits you and you feel fit with it go ahead ;)
I will restart the the warrior diet next Wednesday, thanks for the motivation. I am quite used to do so naturally and did not know this was named such a cool way this is the only way to loose weight for me actually with my metabolism. Work out 5-6 days a week, eat only the evening and natural not processed food only. I do not eat meat, only fish and seafood but I will limit the fish to 2 days a week maximum, the rest of the time vegetarian food only. I left this regime as I am in Holliday currently on an island and so I eat... Seafood mainly...so onf back at home I restart it.
I've been doing as much research as I can on pinterest. I've learned some great tips through that. I will look into getting that book !! Thanks !!
I started back today the warrior diet! Keep in mind that I adapt it a bit to my life style in bangkok.
So today like every next days, only some fresh fruits during the day (today was pineapple and half a mango). I drink lot of water but had as well 2 gatorades as I was doing lot of sport outside which is very hot (38-43 celsius degrees). I did my 100 push-ups, my 100 sit-ups, fitness and musculation outside and 25 km bicycling in Bangkok.
Now it is the evening so I have the right to eat a bit, vegetarian only this week so it will be indian vegetarian food tonight (usually it will be thai vegetarian or salads& brocoli).
I don't count my calory intake, I take some liberty regarding what I eat the night but here are the rules I try to follow a maximum:
During the day, only some fresh local fruits
During the evening, first week only vegetarian, then some fish or seafood is allowed. I never eat meat (this is not part of the diet but part of my convictions)
I avoid sugar as much as possible, but I do have some vegetarian street food ocasionally and I do not control all the time if they add sugar.
I try to drink only water but sometimes a gatorade is needed. I always eat fresh food not processed.
I do work outs 5 days a week.
Note for today, the switch from hollidays style 3 times a day meals was a bit hard but the workout was easier than usual!
still doing the warrior diet? How it is going for you?
for me first week was harder than usual as I am following more strickly the warriors rules but I lost 2 kg, so it is working well. I will start including some fish in my evening meal now form time as the first vegetarian week is over and as I will need some protein to not loose too much muscle and to support my work outs.
So i am no more in the vegetarian phase of my warrior diet. I get some seafood and fish in addition of veggies for dinner. Still only fruits during days. The difference is now that I get proteins for dinner, I am less starving for fruit the morning. Regarding workouts, anyway the less I eat the easier it is for me but the longer it is to heal...