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Techniques used in Intermittent Fasting.

Fasting is a state of giving a chance a body to rest without any intake of calories. In the recent year’s people were being advised to take their breakfast after an hour of waking up in order to increase metabolism and to start their day in a fresh way. The old technique of taking breakfast after an hour didn’t work to many people and nowadays people are using the technique of fasting which concentrate more on restricting yourself not to eat and eating during specific time. This intermittent fasting concentrate more on lifestyle and less on diet since one is regulating herself or himself from eating. There are various techniques which are used in order to incorporate intermittent fasting in our day to day routine and these techniques include the following.

Alternating the days of your fasting is one of the technique which is used in order to incorporate intermittent fasting and this technique will also assist in reducing your weight. The practice of fasting involves fasting each and every day and eating every kind of food whenever you are not fasting. People usually find themselves consuming a lot of calories in the days they are fasting and less calories in the days they are not fasting when they follow the trend of fasting each and every day. In order to ensure that the method of fasting does not restrict the intake of calorie diet one should alternate the days of fasting rather than to fast for a long period then start over eating in the days you are not fasting.

Reducing the amount of meal you are taking is the another technique which will help one to incorporate with intermittent fasting. When using this technique one is only advised to take only non-caloric beverages for a full day twice in a week. When you want this technique to work in a better you can use the example of whereby if you are fasting on a Monday you will have you last meal on Sunday and the next meal you will have it will be when you will stop fasting.

There are various lessons which one learn as a result of intermittent fasting and one of it include the biggest problem is your own mind. The process of dealing with intermittent fasting is not hard as you are supposed to follow a schedule, that is, not consuming anything when you wake up and eating only during lunch hour and skipping the dinner. Being able to cooperate with this schedule sometimes it gives someone mental barriers because they are various thoughts which undergoes in someone’s mind before he or she start following this timetable. The next lesson that one learns in the process of intermittent fasting is that losing weight is not a hard task.

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