As a trainer, you’ve probably heard about fasting before.
Essentially, it’s a period of time where you restrict your energy intake to very-low, or even no intake, alternated with periods of time where you allow energy intake.
The more popular (almost trendy) fasting strategies you’ll see are:
Generally, these diets are given to their clients by trainers as ways to accelerate weight-loss by restricting energy intake for a number of days per week, or for a number of hours per day (within a 24-hour cycle).
Before we go on, you must understand there is nothing magical about fasting from a weight loss perspective. It should come as no surprise to you as a trainer, that getting your client to restrict their energy intake, and get them into an energy deficit will contribute to successful weight/fat loss.
But this isn’t to say it couldn’t be a fantastic protocol to build into your client’s lifestyle to help them achieve amazing results.
So let’s dig into whether fasting could be a great fit for your client, and how you could implement it.
Why Would You Consider Using Fasting with Your Client?
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