How Do You DO Intermittent Fasting? [Rules And How To Start]

Updated: Jan 19

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Intermittent Fasting is an amazing tool to help the body tap into fat burning mechanisms and achieve a weight loss goal. But how do you DO Intermittent Fasting? Today, I'm breaking down the rules of Intermittent Fasting, how long Intermittent Fasting takes to work AND an Intermittent Fasting quiz to help determine your perfect Intermittent Fasting window!


How Do You DO Intermittent Fasting?

What Are The Benefits Of Intermittent Fasting?

Intermittent Fasting can help aid in improved gut health,(1) reduced bloating(2 ) and boosted fat burning (3). But Intermittent Fasting has to be done in a way that supports your weight loss and wellness goal. This means creating an eating and fasting window that actually fits your lifestyle, adapting your meals to fit Intermittent Fasting and properly pairing exercise with your fasting schedule.


Pssst - wondering what type of fasting is best for your goals? Click below for my free Intermittent Fasting Schedule quiz to find out!


Related: [QUIZ!] Find Out The BEST Intermittent Fasting Schedule For YOUR Goals!



How Do You DO Intermittent Fasting?

What Are The Rules Of Intermittent Fasting?

The rules of Intermittent Fasting involve not eating while you fast, followed by eating (enough) during your chosen eating window. However, from here, it's now important to determine what type of Intermittent Fasting you're using (as well as the food you'll be eating during your eating window).

One of the main perks of Intermittent Fasting is that you're reducing the frequency of your meals. This helps to also reduce the frequency of the storing hormone, insulin, spiking. If you are using Intermittent Fasting to achieve a weight loss goal, then your main objective is to keep your storing hormone, insulin, from spiking during your fast. With this in mind, you can still add certain ingredients to your morning coffee or tea without "breaking" your fast and still being in a state of fat burning. This includes Keto Coffee, Keto Matcha Latte and heavy whipping cream/unsweetened half and half in your coffee/tea.


How Do You DO Intermittent Fasting?
A fresh cup of Keto Coffee is the best way to start the day!