The Leangains Study

Updated October 25th After last month’s scientific debacle, there’s finally a good study on intermittent fasting and lifting. This one comes from Italy and also involves Grant Tinsley, but the change in scenery and colleagues must have done wonders for the man, because this is truly a huge bump in quality compared to his last publication. […]

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Intermittent Fasting and Lifting: Finally, A Study

Finally, the first study on intermittent fasting and weight training has arrived. Thank God. I have been waiting since 2006 to find out. My body is ready.  The title of the study is Time-restricted feeding in young men performing resistance training: A randomized controlled trial. I previously mentioned it in Intermittent Fasting: Where Are We Now? and now that the paper […]

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Help Contribute to Findings About Intermittent Fasting

Undergraduate and graduate students in NYC needed for a research study. Participate in a brief research study (approximately 45 mins) at The New School for Social Research (located in Greenwich Village, 1 block from USQ). Participants must have actively participated in an intermittent fasting pattern of eating for at least 1 month prior to taking […]

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Intermittent Fasting: Where Are We Now?

It’s been a good while since I last wrote about intermittent fasting. I guess largely because there’s only so much to say about the topic and because I feel like I’ve said most of it. Unless you’re going to make inferences based on animal studies, there’s only so much you can extrapolate from the human experience […]

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Dirty Secrets of Intermittent Fasting Exposed

I don’t know about you, but I can’t stand the low-rent fitness schlock that keeps clogging up the Internet. What you get is a cheeky headline and a re-hash of yesterday’s news, optimized for page views, retweets and an indiscriminate Facebook crowd. Remember when people actually wrote articles and shared their real thoughts, their own […]

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Eat Stop Eat Expanded 5th Edition Review [Easter Egg Inside]

“Eat Stop Eat Expanded 5th Edition Review”, or simply “the only Eat Stop Eat-5 review worth a damn”, like most folks call it, will include several interesting features this year. Like always, you come out a lot smarter after one of my book reviews, regardless of whether you buy the book or not. Brad Pilon’s […]

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Intermittent Fasting For Weight Loss Preserves Muscle Mass?

Does intermittent fasting preserve muscle mass during weight loss? A new study claims it does. This is quite exciting, so I’m interrupting my planned schedule to give you the low down on these findings. I just got access to this paper and I’ll be writing this post as I read through it. The study: “Intermittent […]

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Top Ten Fasting Myths Debunked

Or “Top Ten Diet Myths Debunked“. That would have fit almost as well. Ok, so in retrospect, I think I screwed up on the title. Many myths just happened to be connected to intermittent fasting (meal frequency, breakfast skipping, etc.). Well, live and learn. November 4th Addendum Section added at the end of the article. […]

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Eat Stop Eat Expanded Edition Review

Eat Stop Eat Expanded Edition is the newly released update of Brad Pilon’s three-year-old book about intermittent fasting. This is the first and only review you’ll need to read on it. Right off the bat, let me say that the new edition is a tremendous improvement over the original Eat Stop Eat. Brad has given […]

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Intermittent Fasting Blogs

I’ve seen lots of new bloggers reporting about their success with the Leangains approach to intermittent fasting, so I thought I’d add them here in case anyone wants to check them out. Leangains results at SuperBootCampsBlog. Added April 7th. Bodyrecomposition with Leangains. Added Dec 3rd. Leangains: Martin Berkhan Means It. Added Dec 3rd. Martin Berkhan […]

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