FightingArts Estore
Pressure Points
From a medical professional, straight facts on where and how to hit that can save your life.
Stretching
Limber or not, anyone can add height and speed to their kicks with this method.
Calligraphy
For yourself or as a gift, calligraphy is special, unique and lasting.
Karate Uniforms
Look your best. Max snap. low cost & superior crafted: “Peak Performance Gold” 16 oz uniforms.

MOTOBU
Classic book translation. Hard to find. Not in stores.
Who's Online
0 registered (), 26 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
LeroyCFischer, JadeKing, Beefcake, WesJones, simonajones111
22933 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
futsaowingchun 2
charlie 2
William_Bent 1
simonajones111 1
GojuRyuboy13 1
November
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30
New Topics
unrecognized kata
by William_Bent
11/19/14 07:05 PM
I gained a lot of month in the last few months
by simonajones111
11/19/14 04:54 AM
Siu Lin Tao-3rd section applications
by futsaowingchun
11/13/14 06:48 PM
Screen fighting course UK December 2014
by charlie
11/11/14 04:09 PM
Siu Lin Tao-1st section Pak Sao explanations
by futsaowingchun
11/09/14 10:30 PM
I spy kata bunkai..
by GojuRyuboy13
10/29/14 08:28 AM
The Karate punch
by Matakiant
10/30/13 07:41 AM
Where Are They Now?
by Dobbersky
05/30/13 08:08 AM
MA style video library
by
03/22/06 03:18 PM
Recent Posts
unrecognized kata
by William_Bent
11/19/14 07:05 PM
I gained a lot of month in the last few months
by simonajones111
11/19/14 04:54 AM
Siu Lin Tao-3rd section applications
by futsaowingchun
11/13/14 06:48 PM
Screen fighting course UK December 2014
by charlie
11/11/14 04:09 PM
MA style video library
by charlie
11/11/14 04:05 PM
Siu Lin Tao-1st section Pak Sao explanations
by futsaowingchun
11/09/14 10:30 PM
The Karate punch
by Matakiant
10/29/14 10:01 PM
I spy kata bunkai..
by GojuRyuboy13
10/29/14 08:28 AM
Forum Stats
22933 Members
36 Forums
35589 Topics
432521 Posts

Max Online: 424 @ 09/24/13 10:38 PM
Topic Options
#75801 - 04/11/05 02:54 PM fasting again
Anonymous
Unregistered


Hiya

I posted a fortnight or so about a fast I went on, which worked out pretty well.
In a week or so I intend to do it again, but only this time for a week while doing strenuous excercise.
I'm interested LOSING muscle this time, [IMG]http://www.fightingarts.com/forums/ubb/smile.gif[/IMG]
as I've bulked up quite a bit recently and want to tear some of it down so I work it up again with total control; I want to be as strong as possible without exceeding a certain weight limit. Would the best way to do this be mainly by long distance running?
Before I do that though I need to stock up on a diet that is as nutritious as possible for the week prior to the fast.
Can anybody tell me what they think would be the best way to go about this?


Ollie

Top
#75802 - 04/11/05 03:31 PM Re: fasting again
MikeMartial Offline
Enthusiast

Registered: 12/18/03
Posts: 767
Loc: Alberta, Canada
The best way to go would be NOT to fast.

There's not point in losing lean muscle just to rebuild it again.

If you looking to make weight for a certain category for fighting, that's one thing.

For general health, I'd advise NOT to fast. Your immune system will take a beating, among other negatives side efects.

Top
#75803 - 04/11/05 04:28 PM Re: fasting again
Anonymous
Unregistered


I posted on this before and you rejected it that time, I'll say it one last time for your benefit. Fasting is unhealthy and does you no good (apart from perhaps spiritual effects). Combining fasting with rigerous exercise could make you ill. I am concerned that you could become anorexic or bulemic if your current mentality on this subject continues. I'd advise seeking medical advice immediately.

It's your body, do with it as you wish. This will be my last post on this subject, I wash my hands of it.

Top
#75804 - 04/11/05 07:34 PM Re: fasting again
Anonymous
Unregistered


To my knowledge, there is no peer-reviewed. medical documentation supporting fasting. Leo gave an excellent post on the last thread regarding fasting, and I cannot say it as well as that. Starving your body of nutrients while over-training will prove to be disastrous. I believe you said you are 17 years old. This is a crucial time to be getting as many nutrients as possible. Do not deny. Try feeding your body image before deciding to starve your body itself.

Top
#75805 - 04/12/05 04:05 AM Re: fasting again
Anonymous
Unregistered


Thevonandonly,
I also posted last time. I really dont think its a good idea... As Leo said, its your body...

Top
#75806 - 04/12/05 08:34 AM Re: fasting again
Anonymous
Unregistered


Hiya,

Thanks for your concern everyone.
I'm aware of the effects of fasting, but my mind is made up here. I don't really think that there are any long - term effects. Fasting while excercising would effect the immune system, but not permanently. I just really want to test myself.
In any case, what would be the best way to stock up on nutrients before the fast?

Ollie

[This message has been edited by thevonandonly (edited 04-12-2005).]

Top
#75807 - 04/13/05 07:01 AM Re: fasting again
Anonymous
Unregistered


Actaully now I think that doing a fast for a long period while excercising might do more bad than good because I'm not fully grown and I need the nutrients. I don't see anything wrong with fasting as a fully grown adult though.
thanks for the advice everyone

close topic

Top


Moderator:  Cord, MattJ, Reiki 




Action Ads
1.5 Million Plus Page Views
Monthly
Only $89
Details

Ryukyu Art
Artifacts from the Ryukyu Kingdom missing since WWII. Visit www.ShisaLion.Org to view pictures

Best Stun Guns
Self Defense Products-stun guns, pepper spray, tasers and more

Surveillance 4U
Complete surveillance systems for covert operations or secure installation security

Asylum Images
Book presents photo tour of the Trans-Allegany Lunatic Asylum. A must if you're going to take a ghost tour!

 



Unbreakable Unbrella

krav maga