Fasting / Conjugate Results

Fasting / Conjugate Results

byBrandon Heavey|March 12, 2013 For the past 8 weeks, I’ve been experimenting with intermittent fasting.  My goal was to cut body fat, while maintaining or possibly increasing muscle mass.  Well… the 8 week window for my experiment just closed, so now it’s time to take a look at...
Intermittent Fasting: Longevity

Intermittent Fasting: Longevity

byBrandon Heavey|March 8, 2013 Reading through the literature, it was interesting to discover that while most of the buzz surrounding intermittent fasting (IF) is a relatively new phenomena, the first documented study on the effects of IF on longevity was published in 1945.  In fact, this study...
Intermittent Fasting – Halfway Point

Intermittent Fasting – Halfway Point

byBrandon Heavey|February 10, 2013 Four weeks into my intermittent fasting experiment and I’m very pleased thus far!  I don’t have body composition data to share – that won’t come for another month but, I’m looking leaner at the same weight and I am truly enjoying how I...
Why Choose Intermittent Fasting?

Why Choose Intermittent Fasting?

byBrandon Heavey| In earlier posts I both outlined the intermittent fasting protocol I’m following and documented my progress.  However, I realized I never made the case for adhering to a fasting protocol in the first place.  I’ve also been fielding numerous questions...
Why Choose Intermittent Fasting?

Intermittent Fasting – Week 1

byBrandon Heavey|January 21, 2013 Ok, one week down on my intermittent fasting regimen.  I’ve been maintaing a journal, which I’m including below.  Not sure if I’ll maintain it to this level of detail each week, we’ll see.   The first week was tainted a bit by my illness,...