Fasting during exercise – phd weight estenosis lumbar tratamiento loss

As I lace up my boots, in my head I’m going through a list of pros and cons on estenosis lumbar tratamiento whether or not I should eat before my soccer game estenosis lumbar tratamiento or wait until after. If I eat before the game, I feel sluggish, less focused, hungry, and my reaction speed is half the speed that I estenosis lumbar tratamiento know it should be. However, if I solely drink water mixed with electrolytes before the estenosis lumbar tratamiento game, I feel like the next abby wambach. Ok, maybe not to that extent, but I feel amazing! My reaction speed is amazing, my energy is high, and I have the focus of a border collie herding estenosis lumbar tratamiento sheep! So why do I feel amazing when I exercise in estenosis lumbar tratamiento a fasted state versus a fed state?

Let’s begin by getting some science terminology under our belt estenosis lumbar tratamiento before we tackle my pre-game dilemma. When we are in a healthy, fasting state, our bodies do some pretty amazing things! First, we switch our fuel source to burn fat versus sugar. Second, our body experiences the rejuvenating effects of autophagy. Third, our bodies shift into a sympathetic nervous system state. And finally, we can shed excess adipose tissue (fat), an amazing benefit if we’re wanting to lean out a bit!

Why would I care about what energy system I use estenosis lumbar tratamiento when I’m exercising? When we burn fat for fuel, our body provides us with a clean and long lasting estenosis lumbar tratamiento energy source. With fat as my primary fuel source for energy, I’m able to exercise for long periods of time and estenosis lumbar tratamiento experience no hunger or lags in energy! This makes playing a 90 minute game of soccer much estenosis lumbar tratamiento easier when I’m burning sugar for fuel

Autophage is the next benefit of fasting. The national institute of health defines autophage as “a self-degradative process that is important for balancing sources of energy estenosis lumbar tratamiento at critical times in development and in response to nutrient estenosis lumbar tratamiento stress.” in non-technical terms, autophage is the body’s recycling system which is important for maintaining cellular health. Autophage is very exciting in cancer research as new studies estenosis lumbar tratamiento are discussing it’s tumor-suppressing effects.

Now, the area that I am most interested in, when it comes to fasting, is my ability to maintain high levels of mental clarity estenosis lumbar tratamiento and decision making. When our bodies shift into a fasting state, our nervous system switches from parasympathetic to sympathetic, which is responsible for my border-collie like focus. When our bodies are in a sympathetic state, we shift into our fight-or-flight state. Thus, our senses are heightened and we have quicker response times, which makes this my most important skill being a decision estenosis lumbar tratamiento maker on the field

Finally, if you one of your goals is to decrease your estenosis lumbar tratamiento fat mass fasting exercise is a very efficient and effective estenosis lumbar tratamiento tool. When we fast our body utilizes its own resources (fat) to create energy. This is a great pre-season strategy to help ensure your body at its highest estenosis lumbar tratamiento peak during competition time.

Awareness challenge this week : try a short fast by skipping your breakfast and going estenosis lumbar tratamiento into your morning workout. Recommended to try fasting once you are already in a estenosis lumbar tratamiento healthy lifestyle eating habits and will definitely help if you estenosis lumbar tratamiento are already a fat burner. Take tips from these meal suggestions.

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