Fasting-Induced Changes


Fasting Buddha. Photo by Adam Stanhope.Chris notes an interesting study on the effects of fasting : Fasting-Induced Changes in the Hypothalamus-Pituitary-Thyroid Axis (abstract only). It's a fascinating area of research.


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Alternate-Day Fasting.Over at Conditioning Research Chris points to an interesting study on the effects of alternate-day fasting (as per routines such as The QOD Diet) in mice. There's still a way to go before the long-term effects of similar diets are discovered for humans, but it's a great start.
The Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid When You Create a Periodized Training Program.Karsten Jensen.This article is an excerpt from the book: The Flexible Periodization Method. Enjoy. How do I know that these are the Top 5 Mistakes? I know that these are the Top 5 Mistakes, because I and many other trainers and coaches I have conferred with have made them! Mistakes are a natural part of learning and only count as true mistakes if you keep repeating them.
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