previous topic · next topic
Hanadiz

Joined: Oct 13
Posts: 1

      quote  
Posted: 18 Oct 2013, 11:59
Did anyone try it? I am thinking if doing it as I want to loose the weight and apparently I am not getting to my goal even I am working out every day in the gym for an hour with pt ( 1 month now) but no sign of much change yetSmile Smile
Shanber

Joined: Oct 13
Posts: 4

      quote  
Posted: 18 Oct 2013, 12:39
Yes, it definitely works. Really you are following 5:2 for health benefits, but you lose approx 1-2 lbs per week. Just have to be careful how much you eat on the feast days,BUT you can eat and drink anything unlike other regimes. Good Luck!
I want to be a loser
Ruhu

Joined: Sep 12
Posts: 517

      quote  
Posted: 18 Oct 2013, 17:24
I've been following it for 3 weeks now & also loving it. I've only lost 1 1/2 lbs, but thrilled with that as I'd been slowly gaining beforehand (I am close to goal though). The fast days have gone smoothly -- I keep busy & like the freedom from thinking about what/how much to eat. And while I don't go crazy on the other days, I do like being able to eat more than I had been & not having to count every calorie. Good luck & let us know how it goes for you!
God grant me the serenity
to accept the things I cannot change;
courage to change the things I can;
and wisdom to know the difference.
arborold

Joined: Apr 13
Posts: 2

      quote  
Posted: 19 Oct 2013, 11:48
Yes it works but you have to stick at it.
I have been on a 4/3 Fast program since April and have lost 19 lb, however i have also restricted my calorie intake on the none-fast days to 1200 calories. I would have probably lost the weight quicker if had not had some 20 days away on holiday during that time.
kingkeld

Joined: Sep 09
Posts: 1,978

      quote  
Posted: 20 Oct 2013, 07:38
The overall rule for 5:2 is the same as with everything else. Consume fewer calories than you burn. The 5:2 for some just make it all more accomplishable.

If you simply count calories, then you can always eat anything you like. You just have to fit it into your food diary.

Doing the 5:2 can make the "feast" days more enjoyable - but be careful. It's NOT a free-for-all, and if you have a problem with overeating to begin with, then it can easily get you in trouble.

If you can control it, then it's a great tool.
"Losing weight is never about eating as little as possible"
- Kingkeld.
"You wouldn't worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.
― Eleanor Roosevelt
"Do. Or do not. There is no trying."
- Master Yoda.

From October 4th 2010 to April 3rd 2012 I lost half my body weight - 80 kilos/170 lbs. Since then, I have had two cosmetic surgeries to remove excess skin. I have now quadrupled my strength, gained several kilos in muscle mass, and today I focus on building muscle, optimizing my diet, and living healthy. I am stronger, healthier, thinner, happier!



Forum Search
Advanced forum search


Latest Posts

Is It Just Me? Is My Idea of "Fat" Distorted Due To The Generation I Was Born Into?
I agree there is a huge issue that has been spawned by the food industry. Have a read of Sugar Salt Fat and you soon realize that 'food' is being created that is just as addictive as cigarettes ...
by northernmusician on 19 Apr 14 12:08 AM
Opinion on Evox Lean Pro Diet Meal Shake and Herbalife formula 1
Actually meal replacement shakes have carbs in them for a reason. They are a balanced meal. Without the carbs they would be simply a protein shake. Generally you will find more carbs and a little less ...
by DonFecteau on 18 Apr 14 11:46 PM
Bad Day
wholefoodnut wrote: Are you eating nutrient dense foods during the day? If not your body may be telling you it needs nourishment in the form of proteins, veggies, complex carbs. Also as mummydee said ...
by Farmerlee1 on 18 Apr 14 11:35 PM
Sugar
Try eating something every 3 to 3.5 hours and always eat some form of protein each time along with complex carbs (fruits, veggies, grains) If you skip meals or go too long between meals or snacks your ...
by DonFecteau on 18 Apr 14 10:43 PM
Down
Any loss is a good thing!
by Draglist on 18 Apr 14 09:13 PM