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Neely Quinn, Nutrition Therapist

My Intermittent Fasting Experiment

That pic is of me, just in case you don't know what I look like... Anyway, Max Shippee's guest posts on intermittent fasting part 1, part 2, and part 3 really got me thinking about experimenting with intermittent fasting. Yeah, I'd played around with eating windows before, like when I was slightly anorexic and not eating anything past 6pm every day, which left me struggling to make it up a flight of stairs with my extremely decreased caloric intake. But … Continue reading

Max Shippee, Paleo Plan's fitness guru

Intermittent Fasting Part 3 – FAQ

This post was kindly written by Max Shippee, owner of CrossFit 1440 in suburban Los Angeles, and fitness guru extraordinaire. Learn more about Max here.  "So this fasting thing - is it like my friend who drank lemon & cayenne water for 10 days?" "No, no, no special concoctions." "Just don't eat?" "Yeah, just don't eat." Welcome to the third post on Scheduled Eating/Intermittent Fasting! We're going to delve into some of the most common questions in this post. If you're … Continue reading

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Intermittent Fasting Part 2 – How To Do It

This post was kindly written by Max Shippee, owner of CrossFit 1440 in suburban Los Angeles, and fitness guru extraordinaire. Learn more about Max here.  "So, this fasting thing...how long should I not eat? Like, a day?" "If you're feeling gung ho, sure, but I was thinking something a little shorter." "That sounds easier." "That's the point. I want you to have success! This really shouldn't be something that's terribly stressful." "But I won't be eating. That stresses me out!" "Ideally, … Continue reading

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Intermittent Fasting Part 1: Why?

This post was kindly written by Max Shippee, owner of CrossFit 1440 and Paleo Plan's fitness guru.  "I feel like I've plateaued." "Not just weight, but sizes too?" "Yeah." "Have you been eating breakfast?" "Yeah. Usually scrambled eggs & veggies." "Stop." "Eating breakfast? But I thought…." "You wanna get off that plateau?" "Yeah." "Stop eating breakfast." "Seriously?" "Seriously." This is going to be a good one. On a blog where we focus on the food we put in our bodies, … Continue reading

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A warning about intermittent fasting

There's a lot of talk about intermittent fasting (IF) these days in the Paleo community, and we have a few posts on it coming up by our favorite fitness guru, Max Shippee, pretty soon. However, I think before you go jumping on the intermittent fasting express train, there are some things you should know. Blog posts by Martin Berkhan of leangains.com, Mark Sisson, Arthur De Vany, and so many more will tell you about the potential benefits of intermittent fasting … Continue reading