Category Archives for "Exercise"

Nov 06

Episode 29: IF To Get Shredded, Jumpstart Fasts, Leaky Gut, “Clean” Wine, Toxins Stored In Fat, Water Intake, Berberine, And More!

Blood Sugar , Exercise , Fasting Approaches , Gut Health , Intermittent Fasting , One Meal A Day , Supplements , What To Eat

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Welcome to Episode 29 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast, hosted by Melanie Avalon, author of What When Wine Diet: Lose Weight And Feel Great With Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, And Wine and Gin Stephens, author of Delay, Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle

SPECIAL OFFER FOR PODCAST LISTENERS: Preorder What When Wine: Lose Weight And Feel Great With Paleo Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, And Wine (available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.com) and send a picture of your receipt to preorder@IFPodcast.com, and I'll send you early access to the Holiday Recipes from the book (just in time for Thanksgiving!), access to a quiz to determine your perfect IF protocol, and entry into a drawing to a win a skype or phone call with Melanie!

To submit your own questions, email questions@IFpodcast.com, or submit your questions here!! 

SHOW NOTES

5:30 - Listener Q&A: Becky  - Should You Do A Longer Jumpstart 48 Hour Fast To Get Into Ketosis?

5:30 - Listener Q&A: Becky  - Can Berberine Help With Plateaus?

19:30 - Listener Q&A: Stephanie  - What's The Best Way To Heal Leaky Gut? What Are Good Supplements For The Gut Microbiome?

Diet Protocols to Heal Leaky Gut And Address GI Distress: The Gaps Diet, The Low-FODMAP Diet (Check out all the info from the Monash University, and get their app)

Betaine HCL/PepsinHelps break down fats and proteins - great for digestion!

19:30 - Listener Q&A: Stephanie  - Are The New "Cleaner" Wines Really Better?

YES! Check out Episode 26 for ALL the info! We interview Todd White of Dry Farm Wines who is the expert on this: basically, you'd be SHOCKED by what's in most wines! Want your own low carb, low sugar, toxin free wines (including a bottle for a penny?) Check out DryFarmWines.com/IFPodcast. We cannot reccomend this enough! 

32:10 - Listener Q&A: Melanie - Can Toxins Stored In Fat Cause Detox Symptoms?

33:10 - Listener Q&A: Mary - Can Activated Charcoal Help With Toxins Released From Stored Fat When Fasting?

44:10 - Listener Q&A: Tommy  - How Can You Use IF To Get Shredded Like A Body Builder? 

Melanie's Blog Post: Is Intermittent Fasting Bad For Women?

Check out Episode 17 for a full discussion of HIIT

50:50 - Listener Q&A: Hannah - How Much Water Should You Drink While Fasting?

The Salt Fix: Why Experts Got It All Wrong - and How Eating More Might Save Your Life (Dr. James J. DiNicolantonio)

STUFF WE LIKE

Check out the Stuff We Like page for links to any of the books/supplements/products etc. mentioned on the podcast that we like!

REFERENCES

LINKS

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com  

More on Gin: GinStephens.com

BUY Delay Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle

Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com

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Oct 30

Episode 28: Pre-Workout Supplements, Appetite Correction, Cancer, IF As A Lifestyle, Lack Of Hunger, Bone Broth, And More!

Cravings , Exercise , Intermittent Fasting , What To Eat , Windows

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Welcome to Episode 28 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast, hosted by Melanie Avalon, author of What When Wine Diet: Lose Weight And Feel Great With Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, And Wine and Gin Stephens, author of Delay, Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle

To submit your own questions, email questions@IFpodcast.com, or submit your questions here!! 

SHOW NOTES

4:00 - Listener Q&A: Angie - What Is Appetite Correction?

10:40 - Listener Q&A: Lauren  - How Do You Think Of IF As A Lifestyle? Giving Up Matcha?

11:35 - Listener Q&A: Lauren  - Should You Do A Smaller Window For More Weight Loss? How Do You Stop Focusing On Windows?

21:05 - Listener Q&A: Hazel  - What Is The Best Pre-Workout To Take When Fasted? 

21:50 - Listener Q&A: Hailey  - Is Coffee As Effective As Pre-Workouts? Do Sweet Tasting Pre-Workouts Break The Fast?

22:30 - Listener Q&A: Felecia  - Do Flavored Pre-Workouts Break The Fast?

32:15 - Listener Q&A: Karen  - Does IF Benefit Cancer?

42:07 - Listener Q&A: Ozie  - What If You Do NOT Become Hungry When Breaking Your Fast? Is That Good Or Bad?

48:30 - Listener Q&A: Leslie  - Does Bone Broth Break The Fast?

48:48 - Listener Q&A: Angel  - What Are Your Thoughts On Jason Fung Allowing Bone Broth During The Fast?

STUFF WE LIKE

Check out the Stuff We Like page for links to any of the books/supplements/products etc. mentioned on the podcast that we like!

REFERENCES

LINKS

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com  

More on Gin: GinStephens.com

BUY Delay Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle

Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com

If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving us a review in iTunes - it helps more than you know! 

 

 

Aug 14

Episode 17: Advice Learned The Hard Way, High Fasting Blood Sugar, HIIT, Lemons, Limes, Apple Cider Vinegar, Headaches, Hangries & More!

Blood Sugar , Cravings , Exercise , Intermittent Fasting , Mindsets , Vegetarianism

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Welcome to Episode 17 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast, hosted by Melanie Avalon, author of The What When Wine Diet: Effortless Weight Loss - Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, And Wine and Gin Stephens, author of Delay, Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle

Hi friends! In this episode, we discuss if lemon or lime juice and apple cider vinegar break the fast, how to deal with fasting headaches and hangries, and why you may have high blood sugar while fasting. On the exercise front, we discuss if you should power through with low energy while fasting, and talk about HIIT. We also gives our best piece of advice we learned the hard way when we first started IF!

To submit your own questions, email questions@IFpodcast.com, or submit your questions here!! 

SHOW NOTES

2:05 - Gin's vacation experience

6:45 - Listener Q&A: Angelia - Does lemon juice and apple cider vinegar break the fast?

6:45 - Listener Q&A: Leslie - Does lemon and lime water cause an insulin response?

6:45 - Listener Q&A: Kelly - Can I add lemon and lime to water? How long till the headaches from starting IF go away?

Gin's Blog Post - Can I Have ____ While Fasting?

17:50 - Listener Q&A: Heather - Why Are Fasting Blood Sugars High?

The Dawn Phenomenon – T2D 8

25:20 - Listener Q&A: Jennifer - What To Do If Exercise Performance Is Difficult During IF?

25:25 - Listener Q&A: Jeanne - What's The Best Piece Of Advice You Learned The Hard Way For IF Beginners? 

34:07 - Listener Q&A: Christine - How To Deal With The Hangries While Fasting?

40:40 - Listener Q&A: Tom - Is HIIT Ok To Combine With A 16/8 IF?

STUFF WE LIKE

M Berry - Makes Sour Things Taste Sweet!

The Adrenal Reset Diet

Bulletproof Coffee - Melanie's favorite brand of coffee (though not ecessarily with added coconut oil) for the fast. It tastes great and is specifically made to be low toxin which is a major problem with most coffees.

REFERENCES

LINKS

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com  

More on Gin: GinStephens.com

BUY Delay Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle

Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com

If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving us a review in iTunes - it helps more than you know! 

Jul 24

Episode 14: Beer, Escaping Restrictive Mindsets, Fasted Exercise, Toothpaste, And More!

Alcohol , Exercise , Fasting Approaches , Intermittent Fasting

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Welcome to Episode 14 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast, hosted by Melanie Avalon, author of The What When Wine Diet: Effortless Weight Loss - Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, And Wine and Gin Stephens, author of Delay, Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle

In today's episode, we discuss how to overcome restrictive mindsets after years of undereating, and how to eat enough when intermittent fasting. We also discuss the potential benefits of beer, analyze calories and celiac disease, talk about the exercise we do and toothpaste we use, and much more!

To submit your own questions, email questions@IFpodcast.com, or submit your questions here!! 

SHOW NOTES

4:40 - Listener Q&A: Jill - Is It Safe To Exercise While Fasting? What Do Melanie And Gin Do For Exercise?

13:35 - Listener Q&A: Jennifer - Is Beer Bad For The Body With IF? Does It Have Any Benefits?

17:55 - Listener Q&A: Zoe - How To Eat More After Years Of Restriction?

17:55 - Listener Q&A: Zoe - How To Eat More After Years Of Restriction?

23:40 - Calorie Restriction And Longevity

30:00 - Listener Q&A: JT - What Toothpaste Do You Use While Fasting?

STUFF WE LIKE

Vibration Platform Fitness Machine

The Yoga Of Eating

Wrist Weights

Ankle Weights

Earthpaste (AWESOME toothpaste for the fast, with NO sweeteners or problematic ingredients!) 

Toothpaste Alternatives: Activated Charcoal, Turmeric, Baking Soda

Homemade Breath Spray! Mix a drop of Organic Peppermint Oil with some water, in a cute glass bottle (these are perfect!!)

REFERENCES

LINKS

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com  

More on Gin: GinStephens.com

BUY Delay Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle

Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com

If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving us a review in iTunes - it helps more than you know! 

Jul 03

Episode 11: Intermittent Fasting Challenges: Mental And Physical Hunger, Explaining IF To Family And Friends, Eating Disorders Vs. Fasting, Drinking Late, Cravings, Workouts And Longer Fasts

Exercise , Intermittent Fasting , Maintenance , Metabolism , One Meal A Day , Vegetarianism , Weight Maintenance

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Welcome to episode 11 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast, hosted by Melanie Avalon, author of The What When Wine Diet: Effortless Weight Loss - Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, And Wine! and Gin Stephens, author of Delay, Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle

In today's episode, we tackle a ton of challenges people may face when following an intermittent fasting lifestyle. We'll provide tips and tricks for combatting physical and mental hunger (it's usually more mental!), dealing with awkward situations with friends and family, how to adjust IF when you stay out late drinking, and working out with longer fasts. We also discuss the difference between intermittent fasting and eating disorders (they're not the same!) and much more!

To submit your own questions, email questions@IFpodcast.com, or submit your questions here!! 

SHOW NOTES

1:25 - Colostrum

4:00 - Prebiotic Fibers For Gut Health

7:05 - Listener Q&A: Dorothy- How To Handle Physical And Mental Hunger When Starting IF?

8:45 - Hunger From Low Blood Sugar

11:55 - Tips And Tricks To Help With Hunger

13:30 - Listener Q&A: Lea- How Do You Explain IF To Family And Friends?

14:30 - Melanie's Tips For Dealing With Friends And Family 

16:08 - Gin's Tips For Dealing With Friends And Family 

18:20 - Listener Q&A: Alex- What To Do IF People Think You Have An Eating Disorder?

23:15 - Listener Q&A: Alex- Distraction Techniques For Getting Hunger?

29:15 - Listener Q&A: Liseanne- Can You Workout On A 24 Hour Fast?

33:20 - Listener Q&A: James - Can You Have Carbonated Lime Water While Fasting?

STUFF WE LIKE

Colostrum For GI repair, Gut Health (Soverieng Laboratories) (Melanie)

Prebiotin Prebiotic Fiber (Gin)

REFERENCES

Increased P70s6k Phosphorylation during Intake of a Protein–carbohydrate Drink following Resistance Exercise in the Fasted State.

Artificial Sweeteners: A systematic review of metabolic effects in youth

Consuming aspartame with and without taste: differential effects on appetite and food intake of young adult males.

Artificial sweeteners induce glucose intolerance by altering the gut microbiota

LINKS

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com  

More on Gin: GinStephens.com

BUY Delay Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle

Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com

If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving us a review in iTunes - it helps more than you know! 

vegan, weight loss, maintenance, exercise, muscle
Jun 26

Episode 10: IF And Vegan Diets, Activity Levels, Muscle Mass, Re-entering The Zone Post-Holidays, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, And Weight Gain

Exercise , Intermittent Fasting , Maintenance , Metabolism , One Meal A Day , Vegetarianism , Weight Maintenance

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Welcome to episode 10 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast, hosted by Melanie Avalon, author of The What When Wine Diet: Paleo And Intermittent Fasting For Health And Weight Loss, and Gin Stephens, author of Delay, Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle

In today's episode, we discuss how to maintain activity levels while intermittent fasting, and how IF affects muscle mass. (Hint: it's GREAT for it!) We also discuss the benefits and side effects of Vegan diets, and finding what works for you, food wise. We discuss our experience with how long it takes to get back into the fasting zone after the holidays, how your body knows when to lose versus maintain weight, and what to do if you GAIN weight when you first start IF? (Oh my!)

To submit your own questions, email questions@IFpodcast.com, or submit your questions here!! 

SHOW NOTES

3:05 - Listener Q&A: Allison - How To Maintain Activity Levels With IF? 

6:55 - Listener Q&A: Katherine - Should You Work Out Fasted For Muscle Composition?

7:55 - How IF Supports Muscle

10:10 - Protein Intake Timing

11:15 - Listener Q&A: Lauren - How Long To Get Back Into The Fasting Zone After The Holidays?

19:10 - Listener Q&A: Lauren - How Does The Body Know When To Lose And When To Maintain?

24:25 - Listener Q&A: Skipp - Have You Tried A Whole Foods, Plant-Based Vegan Diet?

31:35 - Listener Q&A: Karen - What To Do If You Gain Weight When Starting IF?

STUFF WE LIKE

Instant Pot (Basically the most awesome thing EVER! It's a pressure cooker, slow cooker, AND steamer. It's so easy to use, healthy, and yummy!)

REFERENCES

LINKS

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com

More on Gin: GinStephens.com

Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com

If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving us a review in iTunes - it helps more than you know! 

intermittent fasting podcast
Jun 19

Episode 9: Scales, Supplements, Naysayers, Max Weight Loss, Calories, Carbs, Wine & More!

Exercise , Fad Diets , Intermittent Fasting , Metabolism , One Meal A Day , Supplements , Wine

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Welcome to episode 9 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast, hosted by Melanie Avalon, author of The What When Wine Diet: Paleo And Intermittent Fasting For Health And Weight Loss, and Gin Stephens, author of Delay, Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle

In today's episode, we discuss when to take vitamins and supplements when practicing IF, the best IF windows for maximum weight loss, how to deal with social backlash and naysayers, why it's not ALL about calories, determining your own carb tolerance, how much wine we drink, and much more!

To submit your own questions, email questions@IFpodcast.com, or submit your questions here!! 

SHOW NOTES

2:20 - Throwing Away The Scale!

9:05 - Listener Q&A: Marcia - When Should You Take Vitamins And Supplements When Intermittent Fasting?

13:00 - Listener Q&A: Marcia - What IF Window Provides Maximum Weight Loss Benefits? 

15:10 - Listener Q&A: Angie - How Do You Respond To People Who INSIST It's All Calories In Vs. Calories Out?

16:50 - Social Tips For Naysayers

17:50 - Factors Affecting Calories In Vs. Calories Out

21:55 - Listener Q&A: Stephanie - Are Certain Weight Losses Possible?

23:05 - Low Carb/Keto Vs. Higher Carb Approaches

27:00 -  Listener Q&A: Stephanie - Can You Consume ANY Calories During The Fast?

29:22 -  Listener Q&A: Stephanie - How Many Carbs During The Feast Window?

30:15 - Historical Carb Macronutrients

30:45 - Personal Carb Reactions

32:55 -  Listener Q&A: Stephanie - How Soon To Experience Weight Loss With IF? Is 5 Days Enough?

37:57 -  Listener Q&A: Stephanie - How Much Wine In Your Eating Window?

STUFF WE LIKE

Measuring Leggings -Like A Glove

REFERENCES

LINKS

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com

More on Gin: GinStephens.com

Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com

If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving us a review in iTunes - it helps more than you know! 

Jun 05

Episode 7: What’s Too Extreme?, IF & Exercise, Carb Content, Grains, And IF Weight Maintenance

Carbs , Exercise , Intermittent Fasting , Maintenance , Metabolism , paleo , Whole 30

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Welcome to episode 7 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast, hosted by Melanie Avalon, author of The What When Wine Diet: Paleo And Intermittent Fasting For Health And Weight Loss, and Gin Stephens, author of Delay, Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle

This Listener Q&A episode has got lots of goodies! We talk about what IF patterns may be too extreme, and look at modified versus full fasts. We discuss how IF affects exercise, and how many carbs you should be eating. We also disagree for the first time (about time!) in our discussion of grains. We provide tips for making healthier food choices and sustaining a whole foods approach if desired. We also give our best suggestions for weight maintenance on an IF protocol. Enjoy! 

To submit your own questions, email questions@IFpodcast.com, or submit your questions here!! 

SHOW NOTES

3:45 - Listener Q&A: Kellie - What Is Too Extreme With IF?

5:30 - The Difference Between Modified Vs. Full Fasts

6:50 - Gin's and Melanie's Thoughts On More Extreme Fasting (multiple 48 hours)

11:40 - Listener Q&A: Karen - How Does IF Affect Exercise? Does IF Work With Grains And/Or On A Higher Carb Diet?

12:55 - How Melanie And Gin "Exercise" (Filling Life With Movement!)

14:20 - How IF Benefits Exercise!

15:50 - HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training)

16:50 - Exercise In The Early Stages Of IF

18:50 - Carbs And Gut Health

19:35 - Gin's Thoughts On Grains

19:35 - Melanie's Thoughts On Grains

21:21 - Melanie's Thoughts On Higher Carb Intake And Grains

23:25 - Suggestions For Grain-Free Baking

24:50 - Vegetable And Fruit Fiber Vs. Grain Fiber

25:35 - Not Fearing Carbs, Metabolic Flexibility, And Real Foods

28:35 - Melanie's Guide For Fermentable Carbs For IBS And Digestive Problems

28:40 - Listener Q&A: Tamarah - What Is A Good IF Protocol For Weight Loss Maintenance?

STUFF WE LIKE

Get Melanie's IBS Guide!

REFERENCES

Beneficial effects of intermittent fasting and caloric restriction on the cardiovascular and cerebrovascular systems.

Effect of training in the fasted state on metabolic responses during exercise with carbohydrate intake

LINKS

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com

More on Gin: GinStephens.com

Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com

If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving us a review in iTunes - it helps more than you know!