Intermittent Fasting and Carb Cycling don’t have to be complicated. Learn how to use these strategies to start burning fat and feeling great!
More than 100,000 FASTer Way clients have learned how to live a healthy lifestyle that doesn’t required special products or expensive supplements, it simply requires a little science know-how and some good old-fashioned determination.
Two of our core strategies, Intermittent Fasting and Carb Cycling, are simple to learn and easy to practice. They are free to do and can be done anywhere—even on vacation!
It all started when FASTer Way to Fat Loss creator Amanda Tress was tired of the runaround from all the popular mainstream advice. She says:
“For years I lived by the diet and exercise advice the fitness gurus swore by: several mini-meals throughout the day, a regular low-calorie intake, and long form cardio. While I found myself in decent shape, there came a time when I hit a plateau. I couldn’t quite find my six pack, I didn’t have a ton of energy, and I found myself getting sick a little too often for my liking. So, I did a little research and began experimenting with Intermittent Fasting and Carb Cycling. In addition, I changed up my workouts and added in some serious strength training and HIIT.
I can honestly say that I have never looked or felt better. Because of the amazing results I saw with this combination of nutrition and workouts, I created what has now become the FASTer Way to Fat Loss. Today, countless clients have seen significant results in terms of fat loss, energy levels, overall health and confidence.”
A few things to keep in mind for those interested in the FASTer Way or a Carb Cycling & Intermittent Fasting lifestyle:
These are upper level strategies and are best done under the supervision of a coach or other qualified professional.
This type of program does require intentionality and commitment. However, it really isn’t as scary as it may sound.
If you have reached a weight loss or body composition plateau and are truly committed to doing some work to see a change, this is likely a fantastic option for you.
What is Carb Cycling?
A carb cycling program is an intentional variation of carbohydrate intake each week. Most carb cycling plans consist of high carb days and low carb days. In the FASTer Way, we base our cycle on the workouts we will be doing to maximize fat burn and energy levels.
Why Carb Cycle?
Long-term restriction of carbohydrates and calories can lower your metabolic rate and negatively affect your hormone levels. This is a big reason women find themselves at one of those dreaded weight loss plateaus. For a short period of time a significantly restrictive diet will bring you results. However, over time it will cause your metabolic rate to decrease. Once that happens you will see your weight loss stop and will need to restrict even further to lose more, thus lowering your metabolic rate once again. Not only is this a terribly unhealthy way to live, it is also incredibly frustrating.
What does Carb Cycling do?
Carb Cycling allows for planned high carb days that increase your thyroid output and help you control hunger. Because you are cycling your carbs, you will also have low carb days that offset your high carb days. With this type of cycle you will continue to see fat loss, increased energy levels, and improvements to your overall body composition.
Carb cycling improves insulin levels, helping your body to store less fat. When paired with Intermittent Fasting and effective workouts, carb cycling can help you break through those dreaded plateaus so you can truly look and feel your very best.
What is Intermittent Fasting?
Intermittent Fasting is not a type of diet, but an eating schedule. Your body is always in one of two states: fed or fasted. In the fed state (anytime your body is digesting food), your body’s insulin levels make burning fat a challenge. However, in the fasted state (8-12 hours after your body finishes digesting), your insulin levels are lower and better able to reach into your fat stores. People rarely go into a fasted state throughout the day. In fact, the traditional theory of several small meals per day keeps us from ever reaching the fasted state. In addition, that type of eating schedule regularly spikes our insulin levels which also hinders fat loss. So, while eating several small meals per day can lead to weight loss (calorie deficits always do), you will likely be losing both muscle and fat. When you lose calorie-burning muscle, you lower your metabolic rate and make it harder for your body to burn fat. You also might become frustrated because you never feel toned and fit, even though you are working out and eating clean.
So, you don’t eat?
Not exactly. In the FASTer Way to Fat Loss we simply eating during a specific window of time, combined with our high and low carb days. We eat a lot! In fact, most clients are eating more than they ever did before joining the FASTer Way. We simply confine our eating to a shorter window throughout the day, allowing our bodies to enter into the fasted state.
Does your brain hurt yet?
There’s actually more to it, but I realize that this might seem like a lot to think about. However, once you really understand this cycle and process, it is a truly simple lifestyle to live. FASTer Way clients are seeing amazing results from an intentional combination of Carb Cycling, Intermittent Fasting, and effective strength training workouts. You don’t need to figure this out yourself, we’ve already done it for you in the FASTer Way to Fat Loss!
Ready to join? Register today and get ready for the most powerful program of your life. You won’t just feel better and look better, you’ll even DO better. This is what our client Vanessa had to say…
I am a high school teacher and mom of two very energetic boys. Many of my students struggle with parents with drug problems or abandonment. My two boys are ADHD and struggle in school. Daily I am mom to both my students and my own kids. In the two months prior to starting this program I felt broken, depressed, fatigued, and angry. Within two weeks of starting, this program balanced my life. I wake up happy, energetic, and focused. This program has changed my life. I am more patient with my kids and students. I have the energy to play with my kids, help them with their homework, and just do a better job loving them.
I am a better mom to all. I thank God that I found this program. Thank you FASTer Way to Fat Loss!
If you’re ready to wake up energized and ready to fulfill YOUR purpose, then join us today for the next round!
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