I really glad to start Intermittent Fasting last month and it shows a positive result. If to combine my last month travelling there are few cheat days. But I was faithfully doing it for the past 2 weeks without fail. The result is kind of make me happy especially, my BMI is no longer in the range of Obese. Everything back to normal. Good news!!!!
What is Intermittent Fasting?
If you think this is some kind of diet then you are completely wrong!
Intermittent Fasting is a timed approach to eating time. There are a few types of intermittent fasting. The most popular one is 16: 8 which is 16 hours fasting and eat your meal during the 8 hours window. As for me, since fasting is nothing new to me as I am a Muslim so I go for 18: 6. I started fasting from 6pm until 12:00 noon. In short, you skip breakfast, eat your balanced lunch and have early dinner.
What to eat to make your Intermittent Fasting more effective?
I started my morning with a glass of water and a cup of hot black coffee without sugar or milk. I have balance lunch at 12 noon. My lunch usually a small portion of basmati rice with some proteins dishes like fish/meat and lots of vegetables on the side. I did snacks in between and my snacks usually some tortilla chips or fried tempeh or some fruits. I drink at least 2 litres of plain water and a cup of green tea. I stop eating at 6pm.
Don't overeat and try to reduce or avoid sugar during the intermittent fasting if you want to get the best result.
How I feel during the Intermittent Fasting?
I think since fasting is nothing new to me, so I don't feel sluggish or fatigued at all. In fact, I feel energetic and healthier.
I know losing 3kg for some people is nothing great! As for me, it makes a difference in my life since I manage to break free from the obese range. I have been trying to break free from that range for 2 years.
I recently met my friend who does 16: 8 intermittent fasting and combined with some exercise. He lost freaking 9kg. This is a total inspiration for me! I envy you, my friend.
After listening to his story, I am determined to go extra miles. I am back on my treadmill with the hope to lose more of my kilos. If I lose 10 kg.....mmmmmm,,,I just wanna start my beautiful dream even before I get there. muahahahaha...work harder, Rina! You can do this! Jia You! Jia You! Rina Hwaitingggg!!!
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