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Can someone explain how the 5:2 lifestyle works
I don't understand the fasting, do you go on a complete fast for two days , without any food, just water? I did something like this about 20 years ago, where on the two days you had water and you ...
4 replies, last reply by karenromiaih2002, 2 months ago.   106 views.
started by karenromiaih2002.   
Just Starting
I've been researching this diet/lifestyle and plan to start tomorrow. I thought I would try skipping breakfast and snacks and just eat lunch and tea - wish me luck, please.
2 replies, last reply by corgi73, 6 months ago.   35 views.
started by CarmelBeGood.   
Tip for Starting Intermittent Fasting
When I started IF, I just jumped into it. Others I've talked to have had a hard time starting because they found skipping meals hard and just couldn't do it. I found this video and it makes ...
no replies.   63 views.
started by mrspackrat, 6 months ago.   
First fast day
Done my first fasting day today, I was ok til mid morning but I've been starving since. I had 2 spoons of yoghurt with some blueberries and a coffee with skim milk for breakfast, green and yellow ...
2 replies, last reply by Coco muffin, 9 months ago.   72 views.
started by Coco muffin.   
Second Fast Day - didnt do so well :)
I started 5:2 on Monday and the fast wasn't too bad yesterday I went over by 83 calories and was very irritated by it. At least I did over 2 hours of exercise! I definitely feel good this morning ...
1 reply, last reply by mrspackrat, 9 months ago.   92 views.
started by Debsy22.   
5:2 Day 1
Today is Day 1 of my 5:2 journey. My goal is to lose 22lb the easiest possible way and the 5:2 sounds like it shouldn't be too difficult. Half way through the day and I'm up to 400 calories, ...
15 replies, last reply by MrBeerBelly, 9 months ago.   502 views.
started by MrBeerBelly.   
Fasting Alternatives to 5:2
I saw tis article posted on the main message boards which offers alternatives to the 5:2 way of eating. Per the suggestion of the article I tried the 16:8 pattern where you fast 16 hours, eat 8. It 's ...
3 replies, last reply by Debsy22, 10 months ago.   143 views.
started by mrspackrat.   
Does it matter when you eat your calories?
I have not read any of the 5:2 books out there, and would like to know if it matters when one eats their daily calorie allotment. I tend to wait until 3 to eat lunch, and then have dinner at 7 or 8. ...
3 replies, last reply by mrspackrat, a year ago.   213 views.
started by BaniCedar .   
Hooray for ...
I'm starting a thread for people to post their accomplishments, reaching mini-goals, etc. I was inspired by Dr. Michael Mosley's documentary on intermittent fasting and started this way of eating ...
6 replies, last reply by BaniCedar , a year ago.   363 views.
started by hbkim.   
Can't seem to get stay within the limit
Hi, everyone. I have tried IF 4x so far, but always go over the limit come dinner time, albeit with healthy food. Being female, I have 500 calories to work with. I aim for 250 at breakfast, but have ...
11 replies, last reply by BaniCedar , a year ago.   437 views.
started by ycrex.   
Fast Day
This is my first fast day and so far, so good. I planned ahead last night and stuck it out today. Dinner will be melon and asparagus... Just knowing it's only one day makes this so much easier to get ...
2 replies, last reply by Tinishas1, a year ago.   197 views.
started by Tinishas1.   
Getting back to 5:2 after a contineous month of fasting
Hi im going to start the 5:2 fasting again in 1 week,just finished Ramadhan the month of fasting from sunrise to sunset ie 3am till 9pm with no food or water..so hopefully should get back to and find 5:2 ...
2 replies, last reply by ycrex, a year ago.   159 views.
started by tasneem33.   
should you fast when ill
I am suffering from he flu!:( should I continue to fast as planned or give it a rest while ill?
3 replies, last reply by Hughes899, a year ago.   117 views.
started by Hughes899.   
5:2 Challenge
I am new to [url=http://www.fatsecret.co.z... to shake these last few pounds and thought it great to be part of a [url=http://www.fatsecret.co.z... Open to all Fatsecret members. :p :lol: :o
11 replies, last reply by balfie, a year ago.   266 views.
started by LowCarbFemmeFit.   
Is a “fast day” 24 or 36 hours? Surprise, surprise! I'm still in 100%
Is a “fast day” 24 or 36 hours? In reality a fast day is 36 hours. If you finish your last full evening meal at 7.30pm on Sunday, then Monday is your fast day, you are not going to be eating normally ...
2 replies, last reply by DangerGrainger, a year ago.   173 views.
started by Itzjstjeff.