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Old 04-29-2011, 07:38 AM   #1
Hugo Duarte
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Hey guys,

Does anyone around here train in a fasted state?

I have been training in a fasted state everyday this week but I am still not sure whether I like it or not. I guess I will have to wait for the upcoming weeks in which the volume is a bit bigger. However, I haven't noticed any performance problem so far. All good, then.
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Old 04-29-2011, 07:56 AM   #2
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Did noon time lifting fasted, with just some BCAAs pre workout ala Leangains.com and liked, still do. Works for me if I train a couple hours after rising and have coffee.
I do a little under an hour of lifting, minimal conditioning (some farmers maybe). Have hit squat prs while not increasing body-weight this way.
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Old 04-29-2011, 09:09 AM   #3
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It's not magic, or anything. It's useful if your training schedule and your feeding schedule line up that way.
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Old 04-29-2011, 11:28 AM   #4
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Yep, I take 30g of BCAAs during training.

I'm just a bit concerned about performance when taking max reps, for example, or even related to muscle catabolism.
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Old 04-29-2011, 12:43 PM   #5
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Half of my training is fasted depending on my schedule sometimes with bcaa's sometimes not. I've never noticed a drop in performance unless I'm not getting enough food or sleep and my fasted workouts are normally between 16-18 hours.

I do believe that fasted workouts offer benefits for fat loss assuming your nutrition isn't that bad as I'm pretty lean right now. Martin's got a good article on it on his leangains blog.
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Old 05-01-2011, 01:24 PM   #7
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What's up John?
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Old 07-13-2011, 02:09 PM   #8
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I also do fasted training with 10 bcaa and I find I have more energy than I do when training in a feed state
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Old 07-14-2011, 05:39 AM   #9
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I also do fasted training with 10 bcaa and I find I have more energy than I do when training in a feed state
I train fasted once a week and I feel the same.
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