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Old 02-07-2011, 06:42 AM   #1
Christine Beauchamp
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Default Weight fluctuations - help?

Quick question! Does anyone else notice that their weight is even more inconsistent with IF than with eating 5-6 meals during the day?

I have a powerlifting meet coming up on February 26th. It's very important that I make weight for this day.

What I've noticed with IF, is that I seem to weigh more in the mornings, due to the fact that all my food is eaten before bedtime. When I split up meals during the day, I tend to be lighter by morning time just because I don't have a bunch of food and water sitting in my stomach.

My question is, being 3 weeks out from my meet and having to keep a close eye on my weight, do you think it would be better to switch to smaller meals to be able to gauge weight progress more efficiently? Because I know if I happen to eat some carbs one night that can send my weight shooting up another 4 lbs. by the next day, and I want to avoid any mishaps. I want to also prevent having to cut more water weight than is absolutely necessary.

Any thoughts are much appreciated!
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Old 02-21-2011, 05:55 AM   #2
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Hi Christine, just posting so that you know you aren't being ignored. I'm not in a position to advise you, but you may be able to get some response on Robb Wolf's forum or by asking Martin Berkhan.
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Old 02-23-2011, 03:04 PM   #3
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Why are you IFing if you have a sport that you compete in?
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