Day 1 of a 7 day water fast.

I've developed some unhealthy eating patterns lately, so I need a reset. I've done a 3 day water fast before. It went surprisingly well. I liked the mental clarity that came with it and feeling reconnected with my body again. I haven't experienced real hunger in a long time - I mostly eat out of habit or being bored. I'll be working out for the first three days, taking a break after that. Time to burn some reserves. 💪💪

@Gina are we talking about nothing but water for a week here? Surely that can’t be good for you.

@kev supposedly it has all sorts of health benefits. We'll see :)

@Gina I'm also anxious to hear how this goes. I could see where it could be beneficial or detrimental. It's not something I've tried before.

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@mike @Gina I’ve don’t intermittent fasting in the past, when I used to lift weights. But I’d keep my cal count below 500/day so I still had something.

I don’t think I could ever go a full week.

@kev @Gina I've never really done it to be honest, but I feel like if I did, it would be easier for me to go all the way. I'm not good with moderation.

It's probably much better for you to just reduce your calorie intake a bit, but do it permanently. Or even better, exercise.

Aerobic exercising helps you lose excess weight (low intensity burns fat, high burns carbohydrates), it builds muscle and can be crazy fun if you find what's right for you. It's a win-win situation!

I'm sorry to say it but these short lived endeavours are rather pointless. Doing a little your whole life is superior to doing a lot for a short while.

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