You can always see how you go and if it's too hard, change days. That's the beauty of 5:2
Good luck today!
Although that might not be true anyway , if it doesn't work that way for you @3bubbys!
I enjoy seeing my lowest weight the day after a fast and then expect it to be a little bit more after a feast day (maybe 300-500g more).
Today I am having:
Cup a soup
Tuna and lettuce salad
Maybe Hummus dip with carrot tonight
You could always do a 6:1 to start with, or fast until lunch on the second day. I don't think there's any hard and fast rules, basically you're squeezing a calorie deficit into a day or two instead of spreading it out over the week. Do you work 5 days a week? It might be hard to consistently fast on weekends. Although I hear the fasting gets easier after a couple of weeks anyway...
I do my fasting on Mondays and Thursday and I weigh in on Wednesdays. I figure that gives me a good reflection of what my real loss is cause I've had a normal day in between fasting and weighing. Also it gives me motivation for the fast day the next day lol.
Feels good to crack a barrier! Weight in the high 80s instead of low 90s
Thanks for the tips ladies! I'm feeling positive about it all. Plan for this week is to fast today and Monday
Gothel what did you eat on your first day?
Hi all, I hope everyone had a nice weekend. I'm going to port Douglas next week so I'm planning to fast 3 days this week, today, Wednesday and Friday. Wish me luck!
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