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The Leangains Guide

The Leangains Guide
It's about time I compiled a comprehensive guide to my system, so here it is. Intermittent fasting and Leangains How does Leangains differentiate itself from some other intermittent fasting based diets? Here's a brief primer. The basicsIn-depth coverage of my approach, and the benefits of intermittent fasting, can be read about here. A much shorter summary can be found here. Fasting and feeding My general position on the fasted phase is that it should last through the night and during the morning hours. However, the fast could also also be broken later in the day depending on your personal preferences and daily routine. The recommendation for fasting through the earlier part of the day, as opposed to the latter part of the day, is for behavioral and social reasons. The protocols I work with four different protocols depending on when my clients train. Fasted training Training is initiated on an empty stomach and after ingestion of 10 g BCAA or similar amino acid mixture. Sample setup Key points

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