I was thinking of doing a 24 period where i eat no carbs and no protein, the calories id get would be solely fat. Shot of coconut oil, olive oil, bit of butter if im bored kinda thing.
The idea is to do a quickish cut, lean out a bit without too much fuss.
I thought id ask about what role BCAAs (branched chain amino acids, specifically i guess leucine) could play. My thinking was that maybe i could extend the fast for like a full 48 hours or so as long as i was getting a good supp of BCAAs, since maybe they would keep my body from breaking down my own protein.
Currently im very low carb strict paleo all the way, and fast daily for about 14 hours and ive never taken BCAAs so any help would be rad.
If you are training while fasting, take the bcaa before and after your workout. Then eat a bit later. Martin recommends men fasting for 16 hours and eating for 8. For women he recommends fasting for 14 hours with a 10 hour eating window. I don't think he recommends longer than that for fasting, though. I believe (and practice) that training fasted is the most effective way of achieving results.
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