It’s all about the 5 and 2 diet right now. Oh, and high intensity interval work. I have had plenty of clients rock up to sessions full of excitement that they have found this new, scientifically-proven diet that means they only have to be mindful of what they eat 2 days per week!
There is certainly some credible evidence accumulating that supports intermittent fasting for different measures of health. As far as I been able to find the research has been conducted over pretty short study periods (often 8-weeks) so we still require some evidence for its long term effects. But again, the short-term results are pretty good. On top of this, forget your 30 minutes of exercise per day, 20 seconds at a time is all I need baby! (more…)