Welcome to The Fast Diet › The official Fast forums › Fast Exercise › Combining Fast Diet and Exercise › Fast days and a calorie controlled diet
This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by Clay Gardener 5 years, 1 month ago.
Viewing 1 post (of 1 total)
29 Apr 15
I resumed my 5&2 a month ago in order to benefit from fasting and to loose weight. I base my non fast days on the ‘Which? Slimming Guide (1973)’. This somewhat aged tone contains sound basic principles which are as true today as when the were written (I suspect a long time before the guide). If you eat more calories than you use you will put on weight regardless of the amount of exercise you do. The main piece of advice is don’t kid yourself that beacuse you are exercising it is ok to eat or drink more.
My regime is 5&2 Monday and Tuesday (500 cals per day) and 1500 calories a day for the rest of the week. Normal intake would be 2500 x 7=17500 per week. My plan gives 8000 cals per week.’Which?’say that losing 3500 cals per week = 1lb of fat lost. Their diet suggests 1500 cals per day = 10500 cals per week for 2 lbs weight loss. So using my plan I have 2500 cals ‘spare’to allow for minor excesses ( a 33cl bottle of Leffe is 202 cals) over the week (although not on fast days). This combined with dog walking and digging a clay garden works for me. Have gone from 15st 2lb to 13st 6lb in one month and have not felt too hungry or ‘thirsty’. Calories, not carbs, are the determining factor. Good luck.
You must be logged in to reply.
Username or Email:
Track your weight and measurements, BMI and TDEE with our new tracker.
The Fast books are available throughout the world and in many different languages. Buy a copy today.
Michael is touring Australia this September! Here's a link to dates and tickets. Hope to see you there.
Michael Mosley gives an update for 2019, current research in the field and announces a tour starting in February.
Michael looks at the Horizon special, "What's the Right Diet for You" and tells us which diet they say is best for him.
• All featured posts •
in Welcome to The Fast Diet and Exercise forums • updated 1 hour, 53 minutes ago by Betsylee
in Weight loss • updated 2 hours, 15 minutes ago by Betsylee
in Weight loss • updated 4 hours, 39 minutes ago by Purple Vegie Eater
• All recent topics •
Copyright © 2020 Michael Mosley and Mimi Spencer
Technical questions or problems with the site? Please email our technical contact.