Hi, I have been eating paleo for about 4 weeks now, the only thing I do is have a splash of skim milk in my coffees. I have lost about 2 kilos and need to lose another 4 and my weightloss seems to have slowed right down, so I just started Intermittent Fasting, fasting between 10pm at night and 2pm the next day 16/8. I am enjoying it and was just wondering if there is anyone else who has had success losing the last bit of fat through IF, thanks :)
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on June 23, 2011
at 01:31 AM
IF I have found is better for getting rid of large chunks of weight. It's more a hammer than a scalpel if you will.
Those last few bits are always the toughest for everyone, metabolically deranged or otherwise. To really fine tune final fat loss you'll have to track what you eat, which generally means counting calories. There's nothing wrong with this despite what many paleo people will tell you. You need to know what you are consuming in order to understand whether it is under maintenance, at maintenance, or above that.
Track what you eat, experiment with those amounts and monitor changes in the mirror and/or with a camera. You'll quickly come to understand what you need to do to finish off the weight loss.
And of course start lifting weights if you currently are not.
on June 23, 2011
at 12:52 AM
I've been doing IF for months and there is nothing better. If you want that last bit of fat to go you might have to count calories though. I mix LeanGains style IF with ESE ( Eat Stop Eat ) as well as some days of PSMF. If I keep carbs low-ish espeically on days off and IF then the fat just melts away.