Go Back   Catalyst Athletics Forums > Nutrition > General Nutrition

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-07-2007, 06:31 AM   #1
Jake Thompson
New Member
 
Jake Thompson's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Flower Mound, TX
Posts: 3
Default IF question

How effective would combining 15 hour fast and one day on one day off systems?

Schedule like this
M Feast with 15 hour fast from Sunday. Train AM
T Fast ME work Mid day
W Fest Train AM
R Fast Rest
F Feast Train and ME work
S 15 hour fast Train
S 15 hour fast Rest

Of course calories will be in check.
With my work and training schedules this works best for me. I have tried the 15 hour fast, but training at 4 AM M, W, F makes for a long day with no post workout nutrition. I know I will have to try for myself to see if works or not.

Back on Crossfit WOD, with some ME work tossed in.

Comments? suggestions?
Jake Thompson is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2007, 11:47 AM   #2
Troy Archie
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Posts: 515
Default

Looks solid to me. I've just jumped on the wagon myself and all I can say is there's plenty of room to experiment and play around. As for the 15h fasts question, back in PM Issue 16 there's some great info and from what I can gather it's a great length when ending it with training.

Have fun.
__________________
Healthy body sick mind...
Troy Archie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2007, 12:06 PM   #3
Jake Thompson
New Member
 
Jake Thompson's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Flower Mound, TX
Posts: 3
Default

I guess the question is will combining these work as well as one or the other.
Jake Thompson is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2007, 12:14 PM   #4
Troy Archie
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Posts: 515
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jake Thompson View Post
I guess the question is will combining these work as well as one or the other.
Well, more of a good thing isn't always a good thing but. I'd say it would work but as well? I don't know.

This is what I can gather so far in regards to IF'ing:

Try it. If it works, great. It doesn't, change it. I suppose you could say that for just about anything though...
__________________
Healthy body sick mind...
Troy Archie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2007, 12:46 PM   #5
Garrett Smith
Senior Member
 
Garrett Smith's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Tucson, AZ
Posts: 4,368
Default

All I can say is that you'll want to make sure you get in enough food on your feast days, and especially on your weekend short feast periods.

I personally like opening up the whole weekend to eating--it allows me to not seem like such a social party-pooper.
__________________
Garrett Smith NMD CSCS BS, aka "Dr. G"
RepairRecoverRestore.com - Blood, Saliva, and Stool Testing
My radio show - The Path to Strength and Health
Garrett Smith is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump




All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:27 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9 Beta 3
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.