Fast. Feast. Repeat.: The Comprehensive Guide to Delay, Don't Deny® Intermittent Fasting--Including the 28-Day FAST Start

Fast. Feast. Repeat.: The Comprehensive Guide to Delay, Don't Deny® Intermittent Fasting--Including the 28-Day FAST Start

by Gin Stephens


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The instant New York Times and USA Today bestseller!

Change when you eat and change your body, your health, and your life!

Diets don’t work. You know you know that, and yet you continue to try them, because what else can you do? You can Fast. Feast. Repeat. After losing over eighty pounds and keeping every one of them off, Gin Stephens started a vibrant, successful online community with hundreds of thousands of members from around the world who have learned the magic of a Delay, Don’t Deny® intermittent fasting lifestyle.

Fast. Feast. Repeat. has it all! You’ll learn how to work a variety of intermittent fasting approaches into your life, no matter what your circumstances or schedule. Once you’ve ignited your fat-burning superpower, you’ll get rid of “diet brain” forever, tweak your protocol until it’s second nature, and learn why IF is a lifestyle, not a diet.

Fast. Feast. Repeat. is for everyone! Beginners will utilize the 28-Day FAST Start. Experienced intermittent fasters will strengthen their intermittent fasting practice, work on their mindset, and read about the latest research out of top universities supporting intermittent fasting as the health plan with a side effect of weight loss. Still have questions? Gin has you covered! All of the most frequently asked intermittent fasting questions are answered in the exhaustive FAQ section.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781250757623
Publisher: St. Martin's Publishing Group
Publication date: 06/16/2020
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 7,689
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Gin Stephens, author of the bestselling Delay, Don’t Deny, has been living the intermittent fasting (IF) lifestyle since 2014. Since then, she’s lost over eighty pounds and launched her IF website, four online support groups, four self-published books, and two top-ranked podcasts—Intermittent Fasting Stories and The Intermittent Fasting Podcast. A graduate of the Institute of Integrative Nutrition’s Health Coach Training Program (2019), she also earned a Doctor of Education degree in Gifted and Talented Education (2009), a Master's degree in Natural Sciences (1997), and a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education (1990). She taught elementary school for twenty-eight years, and has worked with adult learners in a number of settings. She splits her time between Augusta, Georgia and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, where she lives with her husband and their four cats. Gin is also a mother to two adult sons (and she is thankful every day for the intermittent fasting lifestyle that makes her life easier).

Table of Contents

Welcome to the Rest of Your Life!
Introduction: The Dismal Truth About Diets

Part I: Fast
1. Ignite Your Fat-Burning Superpower!
2. Intermittent Fasting: The Health Plan with a Side Effect of Weight Loss
3. Fasting: The Real-Life Fountain of Youth?
4. The Magic Is in the Clean Fast! Learn Why We Fast Clean
5. Keep It Clean! Learn How We Fast Clean
6. Time-Restricted Eating: An “Eating Window” Approach
7. Alternate-Day Fasting Protocols: The “Up-and-Down-Day” Approach
8. Your Intermittent Fasting Toolbox
9. Just Say No: Fasting Red Flags
10. FAST Start: Your First Twenty-Eight Days
11. Tweak It Till It’s Easy

Part II: Feast
12. “Delay, Don’t Deny”
13. “Diet Brain” and How to Avoid It
14. Bio-Individuality
15. The End of the Calorie
16. Appetite Correction: What Exactly Is This Hormonal Voodoo?
17. Beans Versus Jelly Beans: Does Food Quality Matter?

Part III: Repeat
18. Scale-Schmale: The Ultimate Guide to Tracking Your Progress
19. Lifestyle Versus Diet: There Is No Wagon
20. Get Your Mind Right!
21. Get Moving! Fast-Fueled Fitness
22. Weight Loss Too Slow or You’re at a Plateau? How to Adjust and Adapt
23. Maintenance: IF for L*IF*E
24. Share Without Fear
25. “What I Wish I Knew”

Success Stories
Frequently Asked Questions
Who Should Fast, and Who Should Not Fast
General Questions
Can I Have ____ While Fasting?
Food Choices/Nutrition
Medical Questions
Tracking Your Progress
Physiology of Fasting

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