How to Lose Weight Using Intermittent Fasting: 6 Steps to Get StartedMay 11, 2020
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If you are looking to lose weight, especially after the hormonal changes of peri-menopause and after menopause, intermittent fasting can be a powerful tool to augment your success. Don’t let fasting intimidate you. If you are worried that you will be starving, stop. If you get started right and progress slowly, you can easily work this practice into your lifestyle.
Aside from weight loss, there are many other benefits of using intermittent fasting. You will have increased human growth hormone and ability to build more muscle if you eat properly and train. You will have improved cellular repair, and likely experience increased energy and mental focus.
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[0:00] Topic Intro
[1:03] What is intermittent fasting?
[1:28] What are the benefits of intermittent fasting?
[1:56] Step 1: How to determine if intermittent fasting is safe for you to do.
[3:03] Step 2: Pick your schedule. A 12:12, 16:8, or 24 hour schedule are three popular choices.
[4:11] Step 3: Learn what to drink when you are intermittently fasting.
[4:55] Step 4: Learn what to eat when you are not fasting.
[5:53] Step 5: How long should you try intermittent fasting to lose weight?
[7:10] Step 6: Understand how intermittent fasting fits into the entire weight loss puzzle.
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