TXSnowman's Journal, 27 December 2013

Read a great study examining the differences between training in the fasted state (ie first thing in the morning before breakfast) and in the fed state.


They studied 20 healthy 23 yr old males over a six week period of controlled diet and exercise with the only variable being that half exercised while in a fasted state and half in a normal fed state. The results showed that those in a fasted state burned fat at a significantly higher rate than those that were not fasting. The results also showed that exercising in the fasted state prevented a drop in blood glucose levels during exercise as compared to the fed state. Finally, training in a fasted state showed an increase in oxidative capacity which is likely to increase aerobic capability and endurance performance over time.

Diet Calendar Entries for 27 December 2013:
915 kcal Fat: 27.79g | Prot: 119.30g | Carb: 77.21g.   Breakfast: Coffee, Egg Beaters Egg Beaters - Original, Mushrooms, Hormel Real Bacon Pieces, Baby Spinach, Master's Touch Vine Sweet Mini Peppers, Starbucks Sugar Free Vanilla Syrup, GNC Chewable C 100, GNC Total Lean CLA Soft Chew, GNC Fish Oil 1000, GNC DHA 600, Land O' Frost Canadian Bacon -Thick Sliced. Lunch: Boca Original Vegan Meatless Burgers, Hormel Real Bacon Pieces, Green Snap Beans (Drained Solids, Canned), Flavorite Hamburger Dill Chips, Heinz One Carb Reduced Sugar Tomato Ketchup, Mustard. Dinner: Eggplant, Wal-Mart Pork Sirloin Boneless Chops Thin, Libby's 100% Pure Pumpkin. Snacks/Other: GNC Total Lean CLA Soft Chew, Marquis Nutra Foods Chia Seeds - Black Organic, Optimum Nutrition Superior Amino 2222 Tabs, Dannon Light 'n Fit Carb and Sugar Control Vanilla Cream, Wal-Mart Beef Bottom Round Steak - Thin Cut. more...
4058 kcal Activities & Exercise: Stair Master - 30 minutes, Cutting, Hauling & Burning Oak - 2 hours and 30 minutes, Walking w/ 47 lbs - Runtastic - 2 hours and 45 minutes, Resting - 10 hours and 15 minutes, Sleeping - 8 hours. more...
on diet TXSnowman's own diet  

Interesting study, thanks for sharing the info! 
27 Dec 13 by member: Nathashae
This is really valuable information and very timely, thanks! 
27 Dec 13 by member: CaneSugar
Great study. Backs up exactly what I found with my own experience based on Keld's 16/8 strategy. In fact, I'm going to jump on the treadmill shortly! 
27 Dec 13 by member: Draglist


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