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What Is Calorie Cycling?

How To Put Calorie Cycling Into Practice

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Since calorie cycling doesn't have strict guidelines, there are no hard and fast rules for how to put calorie cycling into practice. If there's an approach to overall dieting that works best for an individual, they should stick with that. After a period of dieting, individuals should do a short intermittent period of high-calorie intake. High-calorie days are days where individuals can eat whatever they want, provided it meets their nutritional guidelines. The best time to start a higher-calorie period will vary depending on the person. Usually, a high-calorie period is best from one to four weeks after an individual has been dieting. They should look for physical changes indicating their metabolism is slowing down. Do they have less energy to do physical tasks? Is exercise harder? Are they feeling more tense and stressed-out than usual? These are all signs it's time to eat more.

Look at how to combine calorie cycling with exercise next.

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